Liberty v. Coyne-Fague (2019)
Category: Active Case Civil Rights Criminal Justice Discrimination Rights of the Disabled Fair Administration of Justice
About this Case:
This is a federal class action lawsuit against the R.I. Department of Corrections (RIDOC) alleging multiple constitutional violations of the rights of prisoners with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) - particularly those placed in solitary confinement.
Lawsuit filed in October 2019.
Brian Adae; Amy Fettig; Anne Mulready, James Rollins
Related News Releases
- Oct 25, 2019 - Class Action Suit Charges RI Dept of Corrections with “Inhumane” Rights Violations