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Judge denies order for mentally ill in jails

SEATTLE (AP) — A federal judge said Wednesday she has serious constitutional concerns about the way the state handles mentally ill people waiting in jails for competency evaluations and treatment, but she denied a temporary restraining order, saying she needs more information before making changes to Washington's mental health system. [read the full story here]

Associated Press, Wednesday, October 8, 2014

tags: Health & Medical Issues, Washington



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