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Bibliography and Annotation PracticeDirections:Read the article, taking notes on the key ideas and how this article connects to the topic. After reading and taking notes, complete a bibliography entry and an annotation for the source. Injustice topic: Government funding for mental illnessSheriff Tom Dart: Prisons, jails are ‘the new insane asylums’BY MITCH DUDEK Staff Reporter September 29, 2013 11:16PM(This article was found on the web using the database Opposing Views in Context. Opposing Views in Context accessed this article through the Chicago Sun-Times website, Suntimes.com. The researchers accessed this article on October 10th, 2013).Appearing on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday night, Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart spoke of the peril of housing mentally ill inmates in jail.In light of a slew of mass shootings carried out by people with mental illnesses, correspondent Steve Kroft interviewed Dart at the Cook County Jail.Dart said the jail housed at least 2,500 inmates with mental illnesses. He also characterized prisons and jails as “the new insane asylums.”To highlight “what happens when we take mentally ill people and we cram them into the criminal justice system, where they’re not supposed to be,” Dart shared videos recorded by his staff inside the prison showing mentally ill inmates behaving erratically.

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