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Where Law and Order Meets Mental Illness

Sporting a cap, T-shirt, cargo shorts and flip flops, “Jim” entered the courtroom in Virginia, Minn., and sat beside county probation officers Kelli Horvath and Scott Carlson and assistant public defender Bhupesh Pattni. He placed his hat…

Virginia’s Tangled Politics of Jail Reform

The Hampton Roads Regional Jail, which for years has been a dumping ground for many of the sickest inmates in Virginia’s historic coastal region, had a chance for change. Facing an ongoing federal investigation, jail officials worked…