Twice as many Children’s Court cases now dismissed due to mental illness
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Twice as many Children’s Court cases now dismissed due to mental illness

A widened legal definition of mental illness or cognitive impairment has seen a sharp rise in the number of people diverted from the entire NSW punitive justice system.

  • byNigel Gladstone

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