If any one witness led to a sweeping court order demanding that Alabama improve psychiatric care in state prisons, it was Jamie Wallace. Diagnosed with bipolar disorder and schizophrenia and … Click to Continue »
Under court pressure to improve psychiatric care for deeply disturbed death row inmates, state officials are moving quickly to open a 40-bed hospital at San Quentin prison to house them.
The Latest on a California prison inmate mistakenly released after a Sacramento County court hearing (all times local): 11:15 a.m. A California state prison inmate who was mistakenly released after … Click to Continue »
Idaho inmates are asking a judge to hold the state in contempt after saying prison officials repeatedly violated a settlement plan in a long-running lawsuit over health care, leading to … Click to Continue »
Alabama will have to make significant, and potentially costly, improvements in treating mentally ill prisoners, politicians and inmate lawyers said, after a judge ruled the care is so inadequate that … Click to Continue »