Day: July 31, 2016

Suit: About 280 mentally ill suspects languish in Texas jails | www.statesman.com

Two men who were found mentally incompetent to stand trial have been held in Travis County Jail, rather than in a state mental hospital, for a length of time that violates their constitutional rights, a class action lawsuit filed Friday argues. The men are two of an estimated 280 people represented in a class action […]