Suits Involving the Cambridge State Hospital, Cambridge, Minnesota

The saga of the treatment of people with developmental disabilities at the Cambridge State Hospital in Minnesota demonstrates both how much progress has been made in the raising the standards of treatment in institutional settings, and, unfortunately, how much work still remains in enforcing those standards.

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Welsch v. Likins

Jensen Case

The deinstitutionalization process has happened differently in different states. What about MN?