What Happens To The Criminally Insane, After Court

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Harry Jaffe, reporter, Washingtonian Magazine
Dr. Phillip Resnick, forensic psychiatrist
Lynda Frost, lawyer and director of planning and programs, Hogg Foundation for Mental Health

John Hinckley Jr. faces a hearing to determine whether or not he can be released from a mental health facility to care for his ailing mother. The case raises questions about the role of the insanity defense and what happens to the criminally insane after they leave the courtroom.

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