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Current News Events

By MICHAEL ROBERTS | SEPTEMBER 14, 2018 Published in westword.com According to attorney Iris Eytan, Colorado has been warehousing the mentally ill in jails for months at a time without bothering to evaluate their condition or ordering any treatment that might help them. Even worse, she says,...

Colorado Increasingly In Contempt As More Judges Recognize That Jail Isn’t A Mental Health Answer BY ALLISON SHERRY | SEPTEMBER 11, 2018 Published in cpr.org Almost 300 mentally ill people across the state have been in jail for months — before being convicted of anything — because state...

Felony defense attorney, Iris Eytan was recently interviewed by the Denver Post, on account of her expertise in the fields of criminal justice and mental illness, “It has been a decade of false promises by the Department of Human Services,” she said, “These human beings...