Write a two page paper (double-spaced) on ONE of the following questions. Make sure to answer the question completely and use evidence to support your answer.
1. Why has the criminal justice system become the nation’s de facto mental health system and how is the system dealing with the problem of the mentally ill?
2. What is restorative justice and what are the principles underlying it? Are there any crimes that you think for which a restorative justice approach would be inappropriate?