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Woman claims she was unlawfully incarcerated for 87 days – Defense verdict (access required)

Plaintiff was arrested on or about Oct. 22, 2009, for threatening to burn her mother’s house in violation of §18.2-83 of the Code of Virginia. Following her arrest, plaintiff was incarcerated, initially at the Hampton City Jail and subsequently the ...

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Inmate Sought Modified Cuffing Procedure (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court denies summary judgment to defendant nurse practitioner at a correctional facility, for her alleged response to plaintiff inmate’s complaints about injuries she suffered from consistently being handcuffed with her arms behind her back. The court ...

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Law Department Email Is Protest ‘Policy’ (access required)

A policy articulated by the Baltimore city legal department in response to police inquiry about managing traffic during PETA protests at annual circus performances is facially valid under the First Amendment as a reasonable time, place and manner restriction, and ...

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