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"He thinks that he ...
"He thinks that he is chosen like Moses and Jesus, that he will be protected in his 40-day fast," said Maria Amato, lawyer for the D.C. Department of Corrections.
Maria Amato, a lawyer with the D.C. Attorney General's Office, said it
City Given a Month to Improve
The District's Robert C. Bobb and Maria C. Amato, shown earlier this month, pleaded with the judge for more time.The District's Robert C. Bobb and Maria C. Amato, shown earlier this month, pleaded with the judge for more time. (By Susan Biddle -- The Washington Post)
Request On Group Homes Rejected
"Everything is in place or should be in place by April 1 for this transition to occur," said Maria C. Amato, senior assistant attorney general for the District's Office of the Attorney General.Amato said the District has signed an agreement with the Philadelphia-based Resources for Human Development Inc. to take over operations at eight homes and will soon sign an agreement with the Chicago-based Human Resources Development Institute to run eight other homes.
said the move was intended to give the city more flexibility even though it probably was not needed.
First Amendment | ACLU of the Nation's Capital
Department General Counsel Maria Amato in a May 15, 2012, letter confirmed the ACLU complaint that mailroom staff had been wrong to censor innceont books.
There will be additional training, Amato told ACLU, to assure staff do a "more faithful application" of the First Amendment rights of prisoners to read literature.
Staff had also ignored internal rules requiring high-level review before any book-banning is final; Amato said those rules, too, will be reinforced in training "and adhered to going forward."