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Schedule of Events

Friday, February 8, 2013
8:30 a.m. Breakfast and Registration
9:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction
Michigan State University College of Law
9:15 a.m. Criminalization of Mental Illness: Context, Causes, and Possible Solutions
Mark J. Heyrman, University of Chicago Law School
Nancy Wolff, Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
Michael L. Perlin, New York Law School
10:45 a.m. Break
11:00 a.m. Addressing Mental Illness in the Courtroom: Mental Health Courts and Public Defense for the Mentally Ill
Sheryl Pimlott Kubiak, Michigan State University School of Social Work
Virginia Aldigé Hiday, North Carolina State University
Jeanette Kinard, Travis County Mental Health Public Defender Office
12:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. Responding to the Criminalization of the Mentally Ill Within the Corrections System
Lois Demott, Citizens for Prison Reform
Christine E. Negendank, Washtenaw County Jails
Rick Kaledas, Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office
3:00 p.m. Conclusion

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