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Report: Federal prisons keeping mentally ill in solitary confinement for long stretches of time

Federal prisoners, including those with mental illness, are being kept in solitary confinement for long periods of time in violation of federal policy, according to a new report. Although the Bureau of Prisons states that it does not practice solitary ...

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Lawmakers probe care for mentally ill inmates

ALBANY — New York lawmakers examining mental illness among inmates in the state’s prisons and jails were set to hear from authorities and advocates following reports of afflicted prisoners getting inadequate care, including an ex-Marine who died alone in an ...

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Fourth Department — Parental Rights: In the Matter of Darius B.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Parental Rights Expert Testimony — Mental Illness In the Matter of Darius B. CAF 10-01733 Appealed from Family Court, Erie County Background: The respondent mother appealed from an order terminating her parental rights on the grounds ...

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Fourth Department — Mental Illness: In the Matter of Tiffany M. and Tonika M.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Mental Illness Termination of Parental Rights In the Matter of Tiffany M. and Tonika M. CAF 10-02449 Appealed from Family Court, Erie County Background: A mother appealed the termination of her parental rights with respect to ...

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Fourth Department — Parental Rights: In the Matter of Royfik B.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Parental Rights Mental Illness In the Matter of Royfik B. CAF 10-01972 Appealed from Family Court, Wayne County Background: The respondent mother appealed from an order terminating her parent rights based on her mental illness. Specifically, ...

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Fourth Department — General Municipal Law: Wydra v. City of Rochester

Appellate Division, Fourth Department General Municipal Law Work Related Injury — Mental Illness Wydra v. City of Rochester TP 11-00163 Transferred from Supreme Court, Monroe County Background: The petitioner commenced an Article 78 proceeding seeking to annul the determination to discontinue ...

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Mental Illness: People v. Schrock

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Mental Illness Competency to Proceed People v. Schrock KA 07-02345 Appealed from Cattaraugus County Court Background: The defendant was convicted of first-degree attempted murder and other charges after trial. His appeal raised two challenges related to ...

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