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Legal settlement will ensure timely mental health care for inmates

Colorado has agreed to hire an independent consultant to ensure that its mental health system doesn't violate inmates' rights to a speedy trial. The agreement...

Legislators take aim at solitary confinement

A bill to reduce the numbers of mentally ill and developmentally disabled prisoners in solitary confinement was introduced Monday by Sen. Morgan Carroll, D-Aurora, and Rep. Claire Levy, D-Boulder.