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Sheriff Denied Qualified Immunity in Jail Heat Claim (access required)

An inmate who suffered a body temperature of 108.5 degrees and a heat stroke that caused permanent injury, after personnel at the Richmond city jail allegedly failed to allow inmates housed on the Medical Tier access to air-conditioned portions of the jail, can try his claim against defendant sheriff alleging a policy of maintaining the ...

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