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Disability Rights Montana, Inc. v. Batista

Montana prison officials allegedly mistreat mentally ill inmates, keeping them in solitary confinement for months and years at a time, denying them medication, among other things. Cruel and unusual punishment? Ninth Circuit: The case should not have been dismissed. Reassigned to a different district judge.


Tags: 2019, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Eighth Amendment, Ninth Circuit

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