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The Public Defender's Role in Meeting Client Mental Health Needs

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Publication Date: April 2004

Publisher(s): Brennan Center for Justice

Author(s): Linda McLaughlin

Topic: Justice (Legal procedure)

Keywords: Criminal Justice; Community Oriented Defender Network; Sentencing Reform

Type: Report


This paper explores three areas: How our agency re-invented itself to better serve our clients and the Knox County community; how we implement our new approach to assist our mentally ill clients; and lessions our agency has drawn that may be of use to others serving people with mental illness.