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No U.S. Liability on Detainee Death Claims (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court grants the government’s motion for judgment on the pleadings in this suit by the estate of a German national detained on immigration violations, who died of a heart attack caused by bacterial endocarditis in the Piedmont Regional Jail, alleging immigration authorities were negligent in detaining decedent at Piedmont. The detainee’s estate ...