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Suit Over Shackling Mentally Ill Inmates Stalls As Judge Urges Mediation

A federal judge is encouraging Disability Rights Connecticut to enter into mediation with the Department of Correction to resolve issues related to the shackling and isolation of mentally ill inmates alleged in a lawsuit filed earlier this year. U.S. District Judge Kari Anne Dooley will decide in the next few weeks whether the DOC may […]