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State Sued Over Mentally Ill Inmates

LAS VEGAS (AP) _ Public defenders are suing Nevada’s only hospital for mentally ill inmates, saying it’s stretched so thin that defendants declared incompetent are waiting 11 times as long as they should to be […]

08/08/2013

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Nevada Psych Hospital Sued Amid Backlog Of Inmates

Public defenders are suing Nevada’s only hospital for mentally ill inmates, saying it’s stretched so thin that defendants declared incompetent are waiting 11 times as long as they should to be admitted.

08/08/2013

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