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Regional jail authority not entitled to sovereign immunity (access required)

In a case involving the alleged denial of medical treatment, the court denied the regional jail authority’s request to certify to the Virginia Supreme Court whether it is a municipal corporation entitled to sovereign immunity. The question was not dispositive and there was “ample” state and federal authority on the issue. Background This action arises out of ...