Rampant mental illness in jails and prisons combines two forms of suffering for offenders: the illness itself and having to endure it behind bars. The sheer magnitude of the problem is shocking. Jails and prisons hold three times as many mentally ill people as mental health hospitals.
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Pierre Toussaint was born a slave in Haiti on the Bérard plantation, known as L’Artibonite.
With clarity and candor, Dean Hoge, a professor in the department of sociology at The Catholic University of America, in Washington, D.C.
Cold Mountain adds significance to its shopworn narrative with several brilliant scenes that have only marginal relation