Justice wants to sue for inmate rights

July 1977
American Bar Association Journal;Jul77, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p914
Academic Journal
Reports on bills giving the U.S. Department of Justice the power to assert violations of constitutional rights of state-institution inmates. Forcing of more rapid and expansive changes in hospitals and jails; Role for the department in litigating the rights of persons confined in prisons, hospitals, nursing homes and facilities for the mentally retarded.


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