FILE - In an Aug. 19, 2010 file photo, Arizona Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan explains the changes the department is making and circumstances that lead to an escape at a state prison in Kingman, Ariz., of three inmates on July 30, at a news conference, in Phoenix. A judge presiding in a settlement over health care in Arizona's prisons will hold a hearing Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, after previously raising the possibility of throwing out the agreement over what she said was the state's pervasive noncompliance with the deal.. It will mark the first hearing since Corrections Director Charles Ryan was held in contempt of court for failing to follow through on promises to improve inmate care.
FILE - In an Aug. 19, 2010 file photo, Arizona Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan explains the changes the department is making and circumstances that lead to an escape at a state prison in Kingman, Ariz., of three inmates on July 30, at a news conference, in Phoenix. A judge presiding in a settlement over health care in Arizona's prisons will hold a hearing Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, after previously raising the possibility of throwing out the agreement over what she said was the state's pervasive noncompliance with the deal.. It will mark the first hearing since Corrections Director Charles Ryan was held in contempt of court for failing to follow through on promises to improve inmate care. Ross D. Franklin, File AP Photo
FILE - In an Aug. 19, 2010 file photo, Arizona Department of Corrections Director Charles Ryan explains the changes the department is making and circumstances that lead to an escape at a state prison in Kingman, Ariz., of three inmates on July 30, at a news conference, in Phoenix. A judge presiding in a settlement over health care in Arizona's prisons will hold a hearing Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, after previously raising the possibility of throwing out the agreement over what she said was the state's pervasive noncompliance with the deal.. It will mark the first hearing since Corrections Director Charles Ryan was held in contempt of court for failing to follow through on promises to improve inmate care. Ross D. Franklin, File AP Photo