Watch the following available on the internet: “It’s Time to Stop Abandoning America’s Mentally Ill” a presentation by author Pete Earley to the City Club Forum in Cleveland (5/27/16) which is approximately one hour long. Write a review/report of 4-5 pages double-spaced in 12 or 14 points addressing the following: How did Earley’s son get involved with the criminal justice system? What ultimately happened to his son? What advice did the police officer give to Earley regarding his son? What are Earley’s recommendations for improving the system? How has Ohio enacted some of his recommendations? What else needs to be done according to the author? No handwritten work will be accepted. Be prepared to discuss Earley’s presentation in class.
Watch the following documentary available on the internet: The New Asylums PBS Frontline (5/10/05) which is approximately one hour long. Write a review/report of 4-5 pages double-spaced in 12 or 14 points. Discuss the documentary in terms of what you have learned in chapters 1 – 4 of your textbook. Discuss at least 3 of the inmates in the documentary whose stories impacted you the most. No handwritten work will be accepted.