• September 8, 2016

Report Released on Segregation of Inmates with Mental Illness

Between 80,000 and 100,000 inmates are currently segregated in prison cells nationwide for 22-24 hours per day, for days, months, years, and in some cases decades at a time.  A new report outlines the advocacy efforts undertaken on behalf of inmates with mental illness in segregation by the P&A network, and calls for greater national prison reform measures. 

 

  • September 8, 2016

Locked up and Locked Down: Segregation of Inmates with Mental Illness

Segregation disproportionately affects inmates with mental illness. The report outlines the advocacy efforts undertaken on behalf of inmates with mental illness in segregation by the P&A network, and calls for greater national prison reform measures. 

  • August 26, 2016

DRT Announces Departure of Legal Director

After thirteen years at DRT, Martha "Martie" Lafferty leaves to join national civil rights firm Stein & Vargas.

  • August 23, 2016

Join Our Team!

DRT Is hiring for an Intake Advocate and Legal Administrative Assistant to join our Nashville team!