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Advocacy groups seek changes to ‘solitary confinement’ in Md. prisons (access required)

Legislation to reduce use of restrictive housing in Maryland prisons is expected to be reintroduced in the 2018 General Assembly session because circumstances have not improved over the years the issue has been tracked, advocates said Thursday. Maryland places individuals ...

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Disability rights group sues Pr. George’s housing authority (access required)

The Housing Authority of Prince George’s County has refused to transfer five low-income, disabled residents to wheelchair-accessible units and ignored their requests for basic home modifications, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week. “Our clients are sitting in inaccessible ...

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