18 Jun Iris and her team once again suing the State of Colorado for their mistreatment of thousands of people with mental illness
By Allison Sherry
June 14, 2018
State officials have been sued for the fourth time in a decade for violating a court order that guarantees mentally ill people facing criminal charges receive treatment within about a month.
Lawyers for Disability Law Colorado say that they have been working with state officials for months to find solutions to the growing backlog of mentally ill people sitting in jail awaiting treatment at a state-run mental health facility.
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