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Judge: No sovereign immunity for regional jails (access required)

In a decision that one lawyer says will create two separate classes of Virginia jail employees, a circuit judge has ruled that Virginia’s regional jails and their staff are not entitled to sovereign immunity. The decision appears to be the first from a state court judge addressing the issue. Federal judges have split 3-1 on the ...