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Civil Rights – Municipal – Prison Conditions – Medical Treatment At Jail (access required)

Where plaintiff alleges he was deprived of adequate medical treatment when he was confined in the Chesapeake City Jail in the summer of 1991, and the city sheriff is charged with the duty of operating the jail, the city, not the state, may be potentially liable if plaintiff has a meritorious claim. Under the Virginia Code, ...