Mentally Ill Inmate Suicide Rates Up

More than three times the number of people who suffer from mental illness are being held in jails and prisons these days instead of hospitals, a new study reveals. And a different study shows the number of mentally ill inmates committing suicide has doubled over the past 20 years.

Suicide Precautions Inadequate, Report Finds

Precautions to prevent suicides at Mississippi's two juvenile training schools are inadequate, according to a report by a monitor appointed to ensure the state makes court-ordered improvements.

Experts for DOJ testify at Rader Hearing

The U.S. Department of Justice introduced expert testimony Thursday meant to support its request for a preliminary injunction that, if granted, would lead to a federal court order demanding improved conditions at the L.E. Rader Center.