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Myths and reality about "Not criminally responsible"

Anne Crocker

New research brings clearer understanding of people found Not Criminally Responsible

Not criminally responsible is a phrase that conjures up fears fuelled by vast media coverage of high-profile cases in which individuals with severe mental illness have committed violent offences. Yet these cases are rare occurrences; they are exceptions to the norm within the NCR system. As a long-term study which examines the actions and experiences of individuals declared not criminally responsible has found, the truth is much less sensational.

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2017-07-21
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