AL Prison Mental Health Care Ruled Inadequate

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A federal judge ruled in favor of groups who say Alabama provides constitutionally inadequate mental-health care for inmates in its prisons, reports The plaintiffs are seriously mentally ill state prisoners and the Alabama Disabilities Advocacy Program (ADAP)., which represents mentally ill prisoners in Alabama. "Surprisingly, the evidence from both sides ... extensively and materially supported the plaintiffs' claim," said U.S. District Judge Myron . . .

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