Join Vincent Schiraldi, Lorraine Mc Evilley, Judge Jonathan Lippman, Martin Horn and others for a moderated discussion on Parole.
We applaud Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance and Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez for pledging to reduce prosecution of low-level crimes, and the criminal justice organizations who began attending court proceedings last week as part of Court Watch NYC, to give witness to these important innovations.
Mental illness is not the root cause of mass murder in the United States. Guns are. If people with mental illness were the root cause of mass murders, then other countries with the same rates of serious mental illness would have the same mass murder rates. They don't.
Dr. Elizabeth Ford to Join Feb. 14th Forum on Closing in on Rikers: Diverting those with Serious Mental Illness