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Mass. Department of Correction, Mental Health Among Prisoners Spotlighted After DOJ Report

A bombshell announcement was made by U.S. Attorney Andrew Lelling’s office on Tuesday.

A 2018-2019 investigation found that the Massachusetts Department of Correction violated the Constitution by providing poor access to mental health care and subjecting inmates to periods of isolation months beyond the MDOC’s own 14-day policy.