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Tort – Emotional Distress – Detention Facility – Strip Search (access required)

A woman who alleges she suffered severe emotional distress when she was subjected to a cross-gender strip search at a detention facility where she was required to serve a sentence on weekends has not stated a claim under Virginia law for intentional infliction of emotional distress says an Alexandria U.S. District Court. Although a licensed professional ...