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Tort – Inmate Sexual Assault – Respondeat Superior (access required)

A defendant regional jail authority is not entitled to summary judgment against a female inmate who sues for damages from her alleged sexual assault by a prison guard, now currently incarcerated for the offense of sexual contact with an inmate, because the inmate has demonstrated a jury question as to whether the assault occurred in ...