The lawsuit claims that Pierce County is not only violating the law, but also "basic standards of human decency."
by Sydney Brownstone
The ACLU says the Pierce County Jail in Tacoma violates the "basic standards of human decency." GREGOBAGEL/GETTYIMAGES.COM
The ACLU filed a lawsuit today seeking class action status on behalf of people with mental illness in the Pierce County Jail in Tacoma.
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