Justice Department Announces Consent Decree Regarding Orleans Parish Prison in New Orleans

From the DOJ press release: “The consent decree outlines remedial measures to address the allegations in the complaints filed by class plaintiffs and by the United States in Jones v. Gusman, including deficiencies in prisoner safety from physical and sexual assaults, medical and mental health care, suicide prevention, environmental and life safety and limited English proficiency (LEP) services for Spanish-speaking prisoners.”

Read more here.

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