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Troubling questions on the border between the prison and hospital

Jonathan Simon, professor of law | June 17, 2011

Deborah Sontag’s outstanding feature on the murder of a psychiatric facility worker by a schizophrenic patient with a history of violence is a great overview of one of the most complicated corners of our domestic security governance problem. As recently as the 1970s there were still far more people in mental hospitals than there were in … Continue reading »