Eighth Circuit Upholds Injunction Over Cameras in Restrooms at Civil Commitment Center
by Matt Clarke
In April 2013 the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a preliminary injunction granted by a federal district court in a lawsuit challenging the placement of video cameras in bathrooms at the Iowa Civil Commitment ...
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- Model Mental Health Care Diversion System Started by Miami Judge, Jan. 10, 2017. Advocacy, Prison Reform, Rehabilitation/Recidivism, Judiciary, Mental Health, Drug Treatment/Rehab, Failure to Treat (Mental Illness), Suicides, Civil Commitment.