DENVER POST: Eytan Discusses Colorado’s Ongoing Backlog of Mental Competency Evaluations and the Unjust Effects on the Mentally Ill

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 are locked up, sometimes in solitary confinement, because the jails cannot treat them or forcibly medicate them, and they are far away from their communities, jobs, services and families…People are suffering greatly.” Eytan represents accused criminals with mental illness in the lawsuit brought by Disability Law Colorado.
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