N.H. Federal Judge Certifies Class Alleging Improper Institutionalization

N.H. Federal Judge Certifies Class Alleging Improper Institutionalization

CONCORD, N.H. - A New Hampshire federal judge on Sept. 17 granted in part a motion for class certification in a lawsuit claiming that the State of New Hampshire unnecessarily institutionalizes people with serious mental illnesses in violation of integration mandates of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation Act (RA) (Kenneth R., by his Guardian Tri-County CAP, Inc./GS, et al. v. Margaret W. Hassan, Governor of the State of New Hampshire, et al., No. 12-53, D. N.H.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 132648).

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