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Report faults California prison mental health care

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is providing haphazard, inadequate psychiatric treatment to its most severely mentally ill inmates, according to a new report by a federal court official. The report filed in federal court Friday […]


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Judge orders use-of-force hearings for prisons

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A federal judge has agreed to reopen hearings on whether California prison officials use excessive force against mentally ill inmates. The Sacramento Bee reports U.S. District Judge Lawrence K. Karlton’s decision […]



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