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Default ACLU files lawsuit against state (Nebraska) over prison conditions

ACLU files lawsuit against state over prison conditions

ACLU drew a line in the sand for Nebraska prisons. They've crossed it.

Crowded prisons and a shortage of corrections officers and mental health workers have created a humanitarian crisis, ACLU of Nebraska officials say.

They describe prisoners sleeping in hallways, or double-bunked in cells the size of a parking space, deprived of needed health care or of basic accommodations for deafness or blindness or other disabilities.

They report inmates suffering and dying from treatable medical conditions, and injuries and deaths in violence that erupts within the prisons.

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