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Jail alternatives dwindle for defendants with mental illness

For defendants with mental illness or substance problems, alternatives to incarceration have become harder to find because of budget cuts that have reduced the number of jail diversion beds in Connecticut. Despite a waiting list with hundreds of people, the ...

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Jail alternatives dwindle for defendants with mental illness

For defendants with mental illness or substance problems, alternatives to incarceration have become harder to find because of budget cuts that have reduced the number of jail diversion beds in Connecticut. Despite a waiting list with hundreds of people, the ...

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ACLU seeks to force Missouri to treat inmates’ hepatitis C

Missouri prison officials have authorized treatment of only 15 of the 4,590 Missouri prison inmates who have been diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C, according to a motion filed by the American Civil Liberties Union this past week. The ACLU is ...

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ACLU seeks to force Missouri to treat inmates’ hepatitis C

Missouri prison officials have authorized treatment of only 15 of the 4,590 Missouri prison inmates who have been diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C, according to a motion filed by the American Civil Liberties Union this past week. The ACLU is ...

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Government fails to release data on deaths in police custody

More than four years after Congress required the Department of Justice to assemble information about those who die in police custody, the agency has yet to implement a system for collecting that data or release any new details of how ...

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Government fails to release data on deaths in police custody

More than four years after Congress required the Department of Justice to assemble information about those who die in police custody, the agency has yet to implement a system for collecting that data or release any new details of how ...

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