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Cook County, Illinois, To Pay $4,575,000 for Nonconsensual STD Testing

On July 10, 2007, Cook County, Illinois, agreed to pay $4,575,000 to settle a federal class action lawsuit that alleged prisoners were subjected to nonconsensual testing for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) during intake at Chicago?s Cook County jail.

Plaintiffs Robert Jackson, Joseph McGrath, and Derrell Smith claimed ...


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