If mental illness seems like a recurring theme here, that’s because it often surfaces in our courts. A majority of Kansas prison inmates suffer from a mental disorder. Mark McGee was one of them. He spent 10 years in prison for a drug crime. He got out and five years later was convicted of breaking into a business. On probation, he began using drugs again. Judge David Kaufman had to decide if prison was the right place for McGee and his illnesses..
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