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“Lawsuit: She used a walker and wheelchair to get around; the prison sent her to solitary confinement”
The Arizona state prison

Irene Archer, 67, was sent to Grants prison partially to accommodate her needs for specialized medical care, because the institution has a long-term care unit. She filed a complaint in US District Court in New Mexico accusing the state prison of violating her “rights by putting her in solitary confinement, where, unable to care for herself, she lived in disgusting, inhumane conditions.” For more info. read the full article here.

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