By John Weston Parry
Each 12 months country and federal governments incarcerate, deny therapy to, and differently deprive millions of usa citizens with psychological disabilities in their primary rights, liberties, and freedoms— together with from time to time their lives—based on unreliable and deceptive predictions that they're prone to be risky sooner or later. but, because of an exaggerated worry of violence in our society, nearly not anyone turns out inquisitive about those injustices, which solely impact american citizens who've been impaired by way of psychological problems and the shortcoming of remedy, in particular once they were abused as teenagers or injured in wrestle. as an alternative, we seem to be oblivious to those injustices or cozy in permitting them to go to pot. right here, John Weston Parry conscientiously delineates the mishandling of folks with psychological disabilities by way of the felony and civil justice structures, and illustrates the ways that we will be able to determine and treatment these injustices.
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Mental Disability, Violence, and Future Dangerousness: Myths Behind the Presumption of Guilt by John Weston Parry