American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico ACLU Says Prison Assault Cases In N.M. Are Due To Systemic Failures By Marisa Demarco • Nov 4, 2019 CORECIVIC VIA FLICKR CC Listen Listening... / 1:21 The American Civil Liberties Union of New Mexico on Monday, Nov. 4, filed the third in a series of lawsuits charging that prison guards are sexually assaulting and abusing women who are locked up. All three lawsuits say these individual cases are part of a larger systemic problem in the state’s Department of Corrections. Limits On Solitary Confinement Head To The Governor By Marisa Demarco • Mar 25, 2019 jmiller291 via flicker / Creative Commons Listen Listening... / 2:41 State lawmakers just passed restrictions on solitary confinement, the first of their kind in the state. If Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signs them into law, New Mexico prisons and jails will have rules about who they can isolate.