Youngstown Case Reveals New Legal Issues for Prisoner Advocates, State Correctional Agencies and Private Prison Companies
Loaded on March 15, 2000 by Al Gerhardstein published in Prison Legal News March, 2000, page 1
Filed under: Out of State Transfers, Corrections Corporation of America/CoreCivic, HIV/AIDS, Systemic Medical Neglect, Medical Records, Escapes, Failure to Protect (General), Eighth Amendment, Attorney Fee Awards, Injunctions (PLRA), Guard Brutality/Beatings, Civil Procedure, Damages, Settlements, Defenses, State Law Claims, Standing, Parties, Qualified Immunity, Contractor Liability, Failure to Protect (Wrongful Death). Location: Ohio.
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