Woman settles solitary confinement lawsuit

February 6, 2014 • State News

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A woman who says she was kept in a filthy, isolated New Mexico jail cell for months at a time has reached a $1.6 million settlement with Valencia County, attorneys for both sides confirmed.

The settlement came after an attorney for Jan Green, 51, filed a federal civil rights lawsuit a year ago alleging Green was held in deplorable conditions on and off for two years and often denied treatment for her mental Login to read more

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