Steve Leifman

  • News

    July 9, 2009

    Letters from the Issue of July 9, 2009

    "I am sad to report I lost a few brain cells while reading your article."

  • News

    June 18, 2009

    Piece of Mind

    Jackson's mental health unit fails Miami.

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    Dade Tries Out Jail/Hospital Combo for Mentally Ill

    In an attempt to fix a broken system, Judge Steve Leifman announced plans this morning for a first-of-its-kind "pilot facility" to house mentally ill individuals with criminal charges in Miami-Dade. Leifman -- an articulate, bespectacled advisor to the Supreme Court on mental health issues -- explai ... More >>

  • News

    June 26, 2008

    Letters from the Issue of June 26, 2008

    "How many times have we heard the expression 'look for trouble hard enough and you'll find it'? What an a**hole."

  • News

    June 5, 2008

    Budget Cuts Hit Mentally Ill

    As the state budget sinks, Florida's indigent mentally ill descend even further.

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Book 'em, Souto

    Commissioner Javier Souto isn't angry at the homeless people in his district. He just wants them to go away.

  • News

    June 16, 1993

    How They Nabbed the Nickel Bag Felon

    Sixty-three-year-old Miami Beach gadfly Stanley K. Shapiro might seem an unlikely enemy, but war is war