Justice the Doctor Ordered


Dr. Dykema has worked with hundreds of patients who have had ties to the criminal justice system. She believes incarceration is ineffective, inhumane, and obstructs justice. She is deeply committed to serving victims of state violence, and works closely with Wayne State University Law School, where she is a part-time student.

Click here to read Dr. Dykema’s essay on prison abolition, published in the medical journal Psychiatric Services:

Click here for information on legal aid for low-income Detroiters:

Street Outreach Court Detroit

Detroit Free Legal Aid Clinic, Inc.

Detroit Justice Center

Detroit Eviction Defense

United Community Housing Coalition

36th District Specialty Courts

3rd Circuit Specialty Courts