Mental Health Courts as the “New Generation” of Problem-Solving Courts

  • Karen A. Snedker


In the Introductory chapter I situate Mental Health Courts within broader criminal justice polices and reforms, specifically within the problem-solving court movement. This chapter sets the foundation for a study on MHC’s as it contributes to our understanding of the intersection of criminal justice and mental health. I detail my research study and introduce the case studies that frame the book’s analysis and findings.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Seattle Pacific UniversitySeattleUSA

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