• Massachusetts December 20, 2022 7:21 pm

    Mass. Prisons Strike Deal With Feds Over ‘Unconstitutional' Mental Health Treatment

    Federal prosecutors and the Massachusetts Department of Correction have agreed to changes in response to findings that the state’s treatment of inmates with mental health issues was “unconstitutional.” After an investigation launched in 2018, former U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling said in 2020 that his office and the Civil Rights Division of the Department of Justice had found reason to believe…

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