37 minutes | Sep 26th 2016

Justice for the Neurodiverse, with Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren | EDB 21

In this episode, Harold Reitman, M.D. speaks with Judge Ginger Lerner-Wren, a County Court Judge in The Criminal Division of the 17th Judicial Circuit, in Broward County of Florida, and one of the pioneers of America’s first mental health court, dedicated to the decriminalization of people with mental illness. Judge Lerner-Wren discusses the genesis of the mental health court, the pitfalls the neurodiverse can come across in the criminal justice system, and what she hopes the entire criminal justice system can do to better recognize different brains.
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