Jul 1, 2022

Judge: state’s care of inmates is inadequate

The care provided by the state at prison is "plainly grossly inadequate'' and state officials are acting "with deliberate indifference'' to the substantial risk of harm to inmates, a federal judge ruled Thursday.

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Nov 19, 2019

Arizona prisons, inmate lawyers to renegotiate settlement

The Arizona Department of Corrections was sent back to the negotiating table after it failed to comply with a previous settlement requiring better health care, a judge said.

Oct 4, 2019

Report suggests court strike 2011 law requiring private health care for prisoners

A special expert is recommending to a federal judge that she override a state law that requires the Department of Corrections to farm out health care for inmates to private companies.

Jan 22, 2019

Arizona picks company to provide health care in prisons

The Arizona Department of Corrections has picked a new company to provide health care at its 10 state-run prisons.