Eighth Circuit Upholds Injunction Over Cameras in Restrooms at Civil Commitment Center
by Matt Clarke
In April 2013 the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a preliminary injunction granted by a federal district court in a lawsuit challenging the placement of video cameras in bathrooms at the Iowa Civil Commitment ...
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- Texas Uses Failed Private Prison to Hold Civilly Committed Sex Offenders, Sept. 3, 2018. GEO Group/Wackenhut, Correct Care Solutions, Totality of Conditions, Civil Commitment.
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- Civil Commitment Used to Imprison Drug Users in Massachusetts, July 2, 2018. Drug Treatment/Rehab, Civil Commitment.
- Video: A Two-Edged Sword, March 16, 2018. Police Misconduct, Videotaping.