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Inmate’s Restraints May Be ‘Excessive’ (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court denies summary judgment to defendant male correctional officer who allegedly used excessive force when he handcuffed plaintiff, a female inmate, in a manner that violated Department of Corrections’ rules for restraining a woman of her ...

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Officers Not Liable for Inmate Suicide (access required)

Two defendant correctional officers, non-medical staff members of the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail, are dismissed as defendants in an estate’s suit alleging deliberate indifference to a female inmate’s serious medical condition of drug and alcohol withdrawal, and cannot be held ...

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