In the age of the War on Terror, law enforcement — and the rest of us — risk confusing the mentally ill for the genuinely evil.
Harvey Silverglate, a criminal defense and civil liberties lawyer, is of-counsel to the law firm of Zalkind, Duncan & Bernstein LLP. His most recent book is “Three Felonies a Day: How the Feds Target the Innocent.”
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Massachusetts should pass the “right to counsel” bill to reflect the reality of shadow criminal justice systems on our campuses.
It’s tempting to believe that Dzhokhar Tsarnaev deserves to have the entire weight of the country’s prosecutorial might bearing down on him. But does it help our community heal?