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Judge approves $1.5M in fees in prisoner health case (access required)

The state has agreed to pay $1.5 million to lawyers who sued to force improvements in medical care for women prisoners. The federal lawsuit led to reforms including performance monitoring by an outside expert on prison medical care. The suit alleged that inmates at the Fluvanna Correctional Center for Women were persistently denied proper medical care. Lawyers for ...

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