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Wait Times for Mentally Incompetent Defendants are a Huge Issue
April 21, 2015
Yesterday the Wall Street Journal published an article that illustrated some major issues states are having providing Mental-Health treatment for Defendants. Often Defendants charged with misdemeanors who show signs of mental illness can spend more time in jail awaiting evaluation than their charge would even require. These long wait times are being challenged in multiple states.