Determining whether someone is mentally fit to stand trial in Pennsylvania often traps them in the very place making them worse — jail. This is the story of one woman’s fight to get out.
Spotlight PA and The Pittsburgh Institute for Nonprofit Journalism spent six months reviewing hundreds of pages of documents, conducting dozens of interviews and analyzing data from nearly 700 court cases. This is the story of one woman’s fight in the Allegheny County Jail. Read the story by clicking the photo above.
Photo Credit: Nate Smallwood/Spotlight PA and PINJ