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11-25-2005, 09:27 PM
Prison meets lawsuit agreement for inmate medical care

HELENA The Montana State Prison has met the requirements for improving inmate medical care, contained in an agreement settling a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union after the 1991 prison riot.

Last month, U-S Magistrate Leif Erickson dismissed a major portion of the lawsuit, dealing with medical and dental care, and mental health services.
Corrections Director Bill Slaughter called the dismissal a significant milestone, in efforts to improve health care at the prison.

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