Mental Health and the Courts: The Crisis with Competency to Stand Trial

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast Episode: January 18, 2022 Brought to You in Cooperation with NACM In November we started our discussion on how mental illness is impacting our nation and particularly our courts.  In this episode, we are taking a deeper dive into the criminal justice realm, specifically the challenge of competency to stand trial.  The … Continue reading Mental Health and the Courts: The Crisis with Competency to Stand Trial

The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 30, 2020 Episode

Court Leader’s Advantage Podcast: COVID and the Incarcerated Many jails and prisons across the country have now become coronavirus hotspots.  For example, news reports about the infamous Rikers Island jail in New York estimate that 12 hundred inmates are infected and 10 have died.  An estimated 800 correctional officers have been infected and of those … Continue reading The Coronavirus: How are Courts Coping with the Crisis? Thursday, April 30, 2020 Episode