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Gay Pennsylvania Jail Prisoner’s Discrimination Suit Settled for $750

Gay Pennsylvania Jail Prisoner's Discrimination Suit Settled for $750

A Pennsylvania prisoner was paid $750 to settle a discrimination suit.

Mr. Roache, a prisoner at the Delaware County prison, was denied a job and was harassed by guards because he is a homosexual. Roache sued in state court, claiming the guards' actions caused him emotional distress and financial loss. In 1996 Defendants paid $750 to settle the case. See: Roache v. Delaware County Prison Board, Case No. Unknown (Pa. Com. Pl.

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Roache v. Delaware County Prison Board