"As a correctional psychiatrist, I am very familiar with the impact of incarceration on individuals, especially those with
mental illness," Elizabeth Ford, M.D., director of the Division of Forensic Psychiatry at New York University, told Psychiatric News. "I have been very impressed with the care that the Innocence Project takes in considering the mental health issues of its
clients from appeal to release. You could tell from Professor Scheck's lecture at the APA meeting that he cares deeply about
his clients and believes strongly in his mission. This passion appears evident throughout the project, and I am sure it is
in large part why the project is so successful."