Judge Steve Leifman, speaking with an attorney in his courtroom, created the Criminal Mental Health Program. The New England Journal of Medicine has held it up as a model for other large cities struggling with the revolving door of mentally ill people.
Judge Steve Leifman, speaking with an attorney in his courtroom, created the Criminal Mental Health Program. The New England Journal of Medicine has held it up as a model for other large cities struggling with the revolving door of mentally ill people. CARL JUSTE cjuste@miamiherald.com
Judge Steve Leifman, speaking with an attorney in his courtroom, created the Criminal Mental Health Program. The New England Journal of Medicine has held it up as a model for other large cities struggling with the revolving door of mentally ill people. CARL JUSTE cjuste@miamiherald.com

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