California May Study Disabled Inmate Care Costs

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http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/chi-0305150347may15,1,2696080.story?coll=chi%2Dnewsnationworld%2Dhed California may review the high cost of taking care of disabled inmates. Exhibit A is the case of Steven Martinez, who the Los Angeles Times says lies in bed in a small, bare room, day after day, month after month. He can blink, speak, swallow and turn his head. Nurses must help him with everything else. Convicted of rape and assault in 1998, he was sent . . .

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