Brain and Behavior Research Foundation

Judge Steven Leifman Awarded 2018 Pardes Humanitarian Prize for Leadership in Reducing the Number of People with Mental Illnesses in Jail and Prison

New York (Sept. 5, 2018) — The 2018 Pardes Humanitarian Prize in Mental Health is being awarded to Judge Steven Leifman, an associate administrative judge in Miami-Dade County, who has been at the forefront of a public policy movement to reduce the number of people with mental illness in the criminal justice system. The award was announced today by the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation and will be presented at a ceremony in New York City on October 26.