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Inmate wins $80,000 after alleging abuse

A federal court jury has awarded $80,000 to a former New Hampshire state prison inmate who charged that two correctional officers acted “maliciously and sadistically” after he became anxious and depressed and asked for mental health counseling.

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Prison rape commission releases report

A congressional commission on prison rape has released a report claiming that tens of thousands of prisoners are still raped each year by other prisoners and prison staff. The report argues that officials have not implemented enough basic measures to ...

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Did Maryland police violated a prison inmate’s right to counsel when they interviewed him about a sex crime two years and seven months after he had requested the presence of an attorney during a prior interrogation for the same crime? U.S. Supreme Court. Maryland v. Shatzer, No. 08-680. Certiorari granted Jan. 26, 2009. Ruling below: 405 Md. 585 (Md. Ct. App. 2008).

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