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Inmates’ joint suit over stimulus checks is severed (access required)

Where four detainees jointly filed a single lawsuit alleging they didn’t receive stimulus checks, the suit will be severed into four separate civil actions to avoid disagreements among the detainees, avoid coercion, and satisfy the Prisoner Litigation Reform Act, which requires a detainee who brings a civil action to pay the “full amount of a ...