Federal Trial to Tackle State’s Mental Competency Wait-Lists

A federal judge has deemed unconstitutional Washington’s practice of holding mentally ill people in jails while they await competency evaluations and treatment and during a trial that starts Monday, lawyers for mentally ill defendants and the state will try to find a remedy.

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Federal Trial to Tackle State’s Mental Competency Wait-Lists

A federal judge has deemed unconstitutional Washington’s practice of holding mentally ill people in jails while they await competency evaluations and treatment and during a trial that starts Monday, lawyers for mentally ill defendants and the state will try to find a remedy.

To read the full original article, click here.

For more, click here.

 

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