Justice System Should Help, Not Just Punish

Jackson Free Press | May 16, 2014
Due to a tragic confluence of a lumbering criminal-justice system that gives prosecutors preference over defendants and ignores the sometimes obvious mental health challenges of the people it locks up, the lives of Larry David McLaurin and Markuieze Bennett ended in the Raymond Detention Center.

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