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Maryland asks judge to toss lawsuit over solitary confinement of mentally ill prisoners

Maryland prison officials are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit that claimed putting incarcerated people with serious mental illness into extended solitary confinement violates the U.S. Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. The reply in U.S. ...

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Maryland prisons sued over use of solitary confinement on the seriously mentally ill

A new federal lawsuit claims that Maryland prisons are unconstitutionally putting incarcerated people with serious mental illness into extended solitary confinement.

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