April 21, 2022

The United States Department of Justice determined that the Mississippi State Penitentiary (also known as Parchman) violates the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, failing to provide several adequate resources for the mental and physical safety of incarcerated citizens. We look forward to the changes that will protect the constitutional rights of those incarcerated at Parchman.

Read more about the DOJ’s confirmed Parchman HERE