The Southern Poverty Law Center claims isolating prisoners deprives of them constitutional rights and important opportunities to help them rejoin society.
Lawsuits & Litigation
But some of the court’s judges were more than a little skeptical of the administration’s policy.
Two former teacher aides, Kristin Douty and Jun Yurish, are suing 17 media outlets over allegations they disseminated a secret recording of alleged verbal abuse.
Carrie Ferrera Clark was recently awarded $3.8 million to settle a lawsuit she filed when she was discriminated at work for pumping breast milk.
JUUL Labs Inc. is under fire in a new lawsuit alleging the company targets adolescents. As a result, many Florida high school students are addicted to vaping.
Connecticut amends its filing against Purdue Pharma stating it will not allow the company to ‘cry poverty.’
While the state says it reserves ‘restrictive housing’ for violent offenders, the ACLU claims Virginia puts inmates in solitary for offenses as petty as not shaving.
Clackamas County recently agreed to pay $25,000 to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of John Thornton Jenkins, a climber who fell from Mount Hood and died.
Dr. Elena Pop recently filed a federal lawsuit against Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center over discrimination allegations.