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Inmate Wins ‘Excessive Force’ Damages (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District refuses to set aside a jury’s $1,000 compensatory damage award to an inmate who alleges defendant prison guard at the U.S. Penitentiary in Lee County used excessive force when he grabbed defendant, slammed his head into a cell door and then into the ground when defendant refused to enter an unsanitary ...

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