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Inmate May Pursue ‘Torture’ Claims Against Guard (access required)

An inmate who was a welder on a prison camp’s farm crew can try his Eighth Amendment claims that defendant crew supervisor tortured and abused him with unprovoked blows to his body, spraying him with Freon and subjecting him to firecrackers, lit cigarettes, a shocking device, flammable liquids and ammonia; the Roanoke U.S. District Court ...

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