DOJ to Mississippi: Conditions at Parchman prison are unconstitutional

April 21, 2022

Entrance to the Mississippi State Penitentiary (Parchman)

In this investigation under the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), the U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division issued a scathing report criticizing conditions of confinement at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman. 

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