Liberty v. Coyne-Fague - A court case that The ACLU of Rhode Island is currently involved in.


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Liberty v. Coyne-Fague (2019)

Category: Active Case    Civil Rights    Criminal Justice    Discrimination    Rights of the Disabled    Fair Administration of Justice    

About this Case:
This is a federal class action lawsuit against the R.I. Department of Corrections (RIDOC) alleging multiple constitutional violations of the rights of prisoners with serious and persistent mental illness (SPMI) - particularly those placed in solitary confinement.

Current Status:
Lawsuit filed in October 2019.

Brian Adae; Amy Fettig; Anne Mulready, James Rollins

Related Documents
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  • Oct 25, 2019 - Class Action Suit Charges RI Dept of Corrections with “Inhumane” Rights Violations