News Story (Delaware, Maryland)
WMDT 47 (MD) (local ABC)
August 6, 2015
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Tags: Mental Health, Prisoners Rights
Organizations mentioned/involved: Community Legal Aid Society (Delaware)
The Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. and the American Civil Liberties Union have filed a lawsuit against the Delaware Department of Corrections on behalf of prisoners with mental illnesses in solitary confinement, for conditions they say make their illness worse.
The groups claim under the conditions these inmates are being held make mental illness worse and cause paranoia, self-mutilation, and suicide attempts.