FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 27, 2021 CONTACT: Jane Walton, Communications Director 601-968-0600 ext. 234  DISABILITY RIGHTS MISSISSIPPI RELEASES REPORT ON PRISON CONDITIONS Investigation finds unlawful conditions, abuse, and discrimination JACKSON, Mississippi — A report released today by […]
DISABILITY ADVOCATES COMMENT ON APPEAL OF MISSISSIPPI MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEM CASE JACKSON, Mississippi — Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS) finds the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision to overturn the lower court order requiring Mississippi to make changes […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 26, 2023 CONTACT: Ashley Levett, ACLU Media, Candi Richardson, Jane Walton, Mandesha Thornton, Shannon Augustus, Federal Court Blocks Implementation of Mississippi’s New Voting Law JACKSON, Miss. — A […]
Lawsuit challenges bill that blocks most Mississippians from helping friends, neighbors deliver absentee ballots JACKSON, Miss. — The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), Mississippi Center for Justice, American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), ACLU-MS and Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS) […]