2016

Blog Posts in 2016

  • Mental Health Court

    || 25-Jan-2016

    California's Mental Health Courts Passed in 1994, California's "three strikes" law is the nation's harshest sentencing law. Designed to imprison for life anyone who commits three violent crimes, the law has inadvertently resulted in the incarceration of a lot relatively harmless people, for a long time and at great public expense. Crimes that have earned people life ...
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  • Veterans' Courts in CA

    || 25-Jan-2016

    Veterans Courts A veterans court, also known as a veterans treatment court, is a problem-solving court intended to serve veterans who are involved with the justice system and whose court cases are affected by issues such as addiction, mental illness, and/or co-occurring disorders. These courts promote sobriety, recovery, and stability through a coordinated response involving cooperation and ...
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