Mental Impairment

Rebecca – A victim of the Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act

Written by Isabelle Skaburskis, Lawyer, Doogue + George Defence Lawyers. A recent report of the Victorian Ombudsman details the inhumane treatment of a mentally impaired woman called ‘Rebecca’ in the criminal justice system, bringing to light the perverse dangers of the Crimes...