Some prosecutors have withheld evidence of innocence and actually fabricated criminal cases against mentally ill people to incarcerate them for decades to advance their own careers. Consider the case of George Allen, who was freed by the Innocence Project after spending 30 years behind bars wrongly convicted by an overly zealous prosecutor. He might have gotten the death penalty if one of his jurors had not had an emergency and had to leave the trial.
Many judges and prosecutors as well as defense attorneys are prison investors. Like the children in Pennsylvania who were channeled into juvenile correction facilities by veteran judges for $2.6 million in kickbacks, the mentally ill are often channeled into prison and for much longer than suitable sentences. Consider Rodriguez Nelson, who was sentenced to 56 years for having a domestic altercation with his girlfriend that caused no lasting injuries. Compare his sentence with numerous murderers' and with men who only spent a weekend locked up after such a dispute.
http://dogjusticeformentallyill.blogspot.com/2012/03/rodriguez-nelson-56-yr-sentence-for.html Eight(8) links are in this article.
End Mass Incarceration
http://youtu.be/2mzW5UrN-gYDr. Boyce Watkins, several friends and I cannot overcome the censorship force and join the coalition to end mass incarceration. Be aware that what may appear to be lack of public interest and participation may actually be the results of excellent cyberstalking by the prison industrial complex. Your effort is censored.Some states do not imprison all of their mental patients but load them on busses and ship them to other states. See this article about Nevada. "Nevada busses hundreds of mentally ill people to cities around the nation"
Where the mentally ill are killed by police or in custody, suffer mass arrest, or are loaded onto busses and shipped to other states far from home, citizens must be aware that the same denial of due process of law that is received by the mentally ill and their families WILL eventually be applied to the general populace. May God have mercy on us all. Eight(8) links are in this article.