State courts are routinely jailing mentally ill defendants for half a year or more without trial because of a backlog of court-ordered mental health exams

 

Court delays leave mentally ill waiting behind bars

State courts are routinely jailing mentally ill defendants for half a year or more without trial because of a backlog of court-ordered mental health exams

http://www.argusleader.com/story/news/2015/11/14/court-delays-leave-mentally-ill-waiting-behind-bars/75362910/
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    May 14, 2016 at 10:11 am

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