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The Death of a Butterfly

Mental Health Court Diaries

Canada has seen a dramatic increase in the numbers of mentally ill people entering the criminal justice system. In Canada and the United States, mental health courts were introduced in the late … 252 View
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Introduction

From: The Death of a Butterfly

The introduction discusses the mental health court, and its relationship with the mentally disordered accused from the perspective of Ontario Court Justice Richard D. Schneider. 7 $0.70 Add
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History

From: The Death of a Butterfly

Chapter 1 provides a history of the mental health court, and how the mental health court in Toronto came to be. This chapter also looks into the increase in the numbers of mentally ill people … 38 $3.80 Add
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Responding to Youth Crime in Canada

From: Youth Criminal Justice Law, 3/e

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Discussion of the rationale for and history of the youth justice system, the court process, the nature and causes of youth crime, group and gang offences, offenders from visible minority and … ; 82 $8.20 Add
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Fitness to Stand Trial

From: The Death of a Butterfly

Chapter 2 discusses the significance of fitness to stand trial in legal proceedings. This is a routine practice in place to ensure that all accused are generally aware of their circumstances and … 39 $3.90 Add
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Not Criminally Responsible and the Role of Schizophrenia

From: The Death of a Butterfly

Chapter 3 explores the role of schizophrenia and the issue of criminal responsibility. For an accused to be deemed not criminally responsible, the court has to find, based upon psychiatric … 85 $8.50 Add
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What It Means to Be “Unfit to Stand Trial”

From: The Death of a Butterfly

Chapter 4 explores what it means to be “unfit to stand trial”, and the rules around the making of a treatment order. The treatment order is for the involuntary treatment of an accused … 32 $3.20 Add
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Conclusion

From: The Death of a Butterfly

Chapter 5 summarizes what we should learn from the existence of mental health courts, and explains how the emergence of mental health courts has transformed the criminal justice landscape for … 15 $1.50 Add
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Canadian Youth Justice in Context

From: Youth Criminal Justice Law, 3/e

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Sociological commentary on the Canadian youth criminal justice system. ; 31 $3.10 Add