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Nevada facing lawsuit over busing of mentally ill patients
Sacramento Bee

The state of Nevada and its primary psychiatric hospital violated the constitutional rights of mentally ill people by discharging them via Greyhound bus to cities across the nation without proper consent or making arrangements for their care, a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Las Vegas charges.

Sacramento civil rights attorney Mark Merin and the American Civil Liberties Union of Nevada on Tuesday jointly filed the lawsuit involving patient treatment at Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital in Las Vegas.