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Gazette opinion: End mistreatment of mentally ill inmates

Gazette opinion: End mistreatment of mentally ill inmates

The stories are heart-wrenching. Serious violations of civil rights law are alleged.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Lawsuit seeks report on abuse at Montana facility

HELENA — An advocacy group has filed a lawsuit against the Montana Department of Justice seeking the public release of a report the group says may show that people involuntarily committed to the Montana Developmental Center are at risk of abuse or neglect.

February 11, 2012 5:05 pmLoading…

MDC superintendent reassigned after blistering letter from advocacy group

HELENA — The superintendent of Montana’s center in Boulder for the developmentally disabled stepped down Friday, one day after an advocacy group demanded the resignation of the center’s top officials, citing a “documented pattern of abuse, neglect and mismanagement.”

March 25, 2011 7:30 pmLoading…

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