Video Friday: Justice and the need for training among law enforcement in how to deal with suspects who have disabilities

The Denver Post
5 Apr 2012
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Justice (or lack thereof) is a social determinant of health.

The criminal defense attorney in this video is my sister, Iris Eytan. She specializes in the defense of people with disabilities. This case illustrates how social inequality and health inequality are interrelated. The comments at the end of the news story made by law enforcement show the opportunity for the health system to engage and teach in different parts of society to save lives. This man almost lost his.

The quote in the title of the post is from this article in the Denver Post.

Ted Eytan, MD