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Detainee Can Sue Sheriff Over Deputy’s Assault (access required)

A Roanoke U.S. District Court says a female pretrial detainee may sue the former sheriff for vicarious liability for a deputy sheriff’s alleged sexual assault and battery when the deputy violated transportation protocols by taking her in his private service car and detouring to a church parking lot to assault her instead of taking her ...