Melinda Bird

Senior Counsel, ACLU of Southern California

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Senior counsel at the ACLU of Southern California

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Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has long called the  Men’s Central Jail  the biggest mental institution in the United States.

ACLU Calls for the Closure of the Men's Central Jail

Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca has long called the Men’s Central Jail the biggest mental institution in the United States.

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Paris Hilton and Imperfect Justice at County Jails

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