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Mental Health Courts

Prosecuting people with mental illnesses

How should the law prosecute those with mental illnesses? Prosecutors, public defenders, probation officers and social workers in Massachusetts created mental health courts—which are also being created in other states—to help separate criminal cases from clinical ones. Karen Brown reports on a new court in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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