Justice Department says Mass. violating prisoners’ rights to mental health care 

Scathing report finds DOC ignoring constitutional obligations 

THE US DEPARTMENT of Justice has concluded in a scathing report that the state Department of Correction is violating its constitutional obligations by failing to provide adequate mental health services to prisoners.  The 28-page investigation is rife with horrific stories of prisoners seriously harming themselves while correctional officers failed to intervene – in some cases even egging them on.   As a(...)

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