ACLU Settlement Ensures Proper Medical Treatment For Pregnant Mothers In Montana Jail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 6, 2011 CONTACT: Robyn Shepherd, ACLU national, (212) 519-7829 or 549-2666; Amy Cannata, ACLU of Montana, (406) 459-1114; MISSOULA, MT — Officials at a Montana jail will be required to ensure pregnant inmates at risk of opiate withdrawal receive proper medical treatment as part of the settlement of a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Montana. The ACLU filed a lawsuit in November 2009 after Bethany Caj