Decarcerate and Disability Rights Arkansas announce the release of our report on the Arkansas Department of Correction's use of solitary confinement. … [Read more...] about DRA, DecARcerate release report on solitary confinement in Arkansas
Nine out of ten people who spend time in prison in Arkansas eventually return home to their communities to begin a new life. And what happens in … [Read more...] about Speak Up Arkansas sheds light on the horrors of solitary confinement
Earlier this year, Disability Rights Arkansas joined the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the ACLU of Arkansas, and the law firm of Squire … [Read more...] about Lawyers, formerly incarcerated people and their families speak out
LITTLE ROCK - Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the law firm Squire Patton Boggs, Disability Rights Arkansas, and … [Read more...] about DRA, other civil rights lawyers file complaint against state officials over COVID-19 outbreaks in Arkansas state prisons
In what was widely regarded as a positive development in the United States, the number of individuals residing in institutions plunged from nearly … [Read more...] about Have Prisons and Jails Simply Replaced Institutions in Warehousing People with Mental Illness and Cognitive Disabilities?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tom Masseau or Debra Poulin – 501-296-1775 See www.AVIDprisonproject.org June 22, … [Read more...] about Making Hard Time Harder: Programmatic Accommodations for Inmates with Disabilities Under the Americans with Disabilities Act