U.S. Veterans and the criminal justice system

    New Orleans-area Criminal Courts Trying to Help Troubled Veterans During the recent Veterans Day holiday, like most people in America, I was thinking about the plight of former soldiers. A large number of veterans are plagued by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, depression and other mental-health issues. They are dealing with substance abuse, financial problems, homelessness, criminal charges, civil disputes, lack of family or marital support – the list goes on.   The conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq that began early in the first presidential term of President George W. Bush were extremely costly in terms of the loss [...]

By |2015-12-02T17:05:15+00:00December 2nd, 2015|Categories: Crime Related News, Sentencing|Tags: |
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