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Removing mental health defences to deliver equality before the law: a blessing or a curse?
Most countries have signed up to a UN principle that mental health legal defences are infantalising and contravene the human right to equal treatment. People often end up detained for treatment rather than detained in prison anyway. However, most courts do little to accommodate mental health needs and there is still no real alternative to an 'unfit to stand trial declaration' except – standing trial.