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Justice Department Explores Possible Civil Rights Investigation of Parkland

Via The Dallas Morning NewsPosted March 30, 2012

U.S. Justice Department officials in Washington are weighing whether to investigate potential civil rights violations of psychiatric patients at Parkland Memorial Hospital.

Sarah Saldaña, the U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Texas, said the review stems from news stories in The Dallas Morning News exposing cases of neglect, violence and questionable deaths.

The articles “implicate potential federal violations,” Saldaña said, addressing The News’ editorial board. “We’ll look at everything.”

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