…… There is a very high percentage of inmates who are mentally Ill.The story of this man’s sonwho got 45 years with no possibility of parole because he exhibited the signs of his illness -Asperger’s Syndrome – and committed no crime, is beyond acceptable. The judge wouldn’t allow testimony to be given that explained what this illness is. His life now is ruined. This happens so often. Most of the inmates in solitary confinement have a mental illness. There are so many changes needed in our criminal injustice system. Criminalization of mental illness should be a crime itself.
Regarding: I provided testimony to the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee-Daniel S. Jason and a 45 year sentence with no parole
Executive Director:Mary Gilberti
CC: Ron Honberg:
My non-violent son has been sentenced to 45 years in prison. He has already been in jail and prisons since 2007. The Judge recommended he be given no parole. This is for two voice messages and 16 emails in 2012. …
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