For this assignment, you will write a two-page essay, addressing the issues below:
1. Explain how crime and mental illness are related from a legal standpoint.
2. Find three court cases which are related to mental illness and criminal law. Explain the issue and why it is relevant in the realm of mental illness and crime.
3. Identify issues or trends or challenges that you found within your three cases. Explore changes you notice.
4. Explain your standpoint on bringing mental illness into a person’s criminal background; is it relevant?
Avoid numbering your responses; rather, format this assignment as an essay. Be sure to include your reference page with APA citations.