Disability Rights and Criminal Justice
The ACLU supports reducing the use of the United States’ jail and prison systems to warehouse people with mental and physical disabilities. We support efforts within the criminal justice system to identify and work with a person’s disability in rehabilitative efforts.
- VideoApril 21, 2014
- CaseFebruary 13, 2015
Federal Court Orders State to Stop Violating Constitutional Rights of People with Mental Illness in JailPress ReleaseApril 3, 2015
- Blog Post - Speak FreelyMay 20, 2015
The ACLU Seeks Day in Court for Mentally Disabled Man Denied Medical Attention by Baldwin State PrisonPress ReleaseJanuary 15, 2019
- LetterMay 18, 2015