University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Disability Advocates Resolve Litigation with Florida Department of Corrections"
Date May 28, 2015
Author Disability Rights Florida
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Abstract Disability Rights Florida and the Florida Institutional Legal Services Project of Florida Legal Services announce that a settlement has been reached in their lawsuit against the Florida Department of Corrections (DOC). The Complaint in that lawsuit, Disability Rights Florida v. Crews et al, 1:14-cv-23323, focused on the mental health unit at Dade Correctional Institution (Dade CI) and alleged that the DOC repeatedly failed to protect inmates with mental illnesses at Dade CI from abuse and repeatedly failed to provide inmates at Dade CI with adequate mental health care. The settlement agreement contains a number of stipulations tailored to protect inmates with mental illnesses.
Source Disability Rights Florida

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case Disability Rights Florida v. Crews (PC-FL-0021)

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