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Guest Host: Jonathan Capehart
The release of John Hinckley Jr. ends the stay of one of D.C.’s most infamous mental health patients from St. Elizabeths Hospital. With support from his clinicians — yet strict court-ordered restrictions on his movements — the would-be presidential assassin will now make his home 150 miles away in Williamsburg, Va., a town whose residents say they fear his permanent return. But as Hinckley makes his transition from D.C, he also leaves behind a personal and legal legacy for our region and beyond. We examine how Hinckley changed during his three decades at St. Elizabeths and ask how his case impacted mental-health treatment and criminal law.
- Eddie Dean Contributing Editor, Washingtonian Magazine
- Richard Bonnie Professor of Medicine and Law, University of Virginia; Director, University of Virginia Institute of Law, Psychiatry and Public Policy
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