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Preserving the Dignity of the Mentally Unwell- Therapeutic Opportunities for the Criminal Courts of New Zealand

Prepared by Lisa Lunt, December 2017

About the author

Lisa is from Southport Island, Maine but has lived for the last 10 years in Annapolis, Maryland. She researched the intersection of mental health and the criminal justice system, specifically focusing on policies and programs that can be implemented in the courthouse, such as mental health courts. Lisa was hosted in Wellington by the Ministry of Justice. Lisa is an Assistant Federal Public Defender at the Office of the Federal Public Defender in the District of Maryland.

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