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Illinois Pays $450,000 to Prisoner Who was Raped, Punished for Reporting It

by Lonnie Burton

An Illinois State prisoner who was raped agreed to settle his lawsuit against Illinois Department of Corrections (IDOC) officials who punished him for reporting the sexual assault. The $450,000 payout was one of the largest in state history for a prison retaliation case.

In August 2011 ...


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