The Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act
- Organization: FindLaw
- Document Type: Brief/Motion Papers
- Creation Date: Monday, January 07, 2008
- Submitted: Monday, January 07, 2008
- Attachment: LINK
The Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA) relates to conditions of confinement in state or locally operated institutions (the statute does not cover private facilities) -- identifying the rights of institutionalized persons and the responsibilities of facilities and institutions.