CLASI and ACLU File Lawsuit on Behalf of Prisoners with Mental Illnesses in Solitary Confinement

At least 100 people with mental illnesses are being held in solitary confinement by the Delaware Department of Corrections under conditions known to make mental illness worse and cause paranoia, self-mutilation, and suicide attempts, according to a lawsuit filed today in federal court by plaintiff Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI). The suit argues that…

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CLASI Attorney Fellowship Request for Proposals

Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. Request for Attorney Fellowship Proposals For Fellowships to Commence in September 2016 Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. “CLASI” will sponsor candidates for post graduate public interest attorney fellowships provided by the Skadden Foundation, Equal Justice Works, or other identified foundations.  A fellowship at CLASI provides recent law school graduates interested…

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