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"Emotional Distress And Mental Anguish": Cleveland Cops Involved In 137-Shot Barrage Claim They're Victims Of Discrimination
Nine of the 13 Cleveland police officers involved in a 137-shot barrage that left an unarmed black man and woman dead after a high-speed chase in 2012 filed a lawsuit last November claiming that they were treated too harshly and discriminated against by the police department in the aftermath of the shooting. 487 more words
(CHICAGO) — A talented teenage basketball player unable to post bond on a low-level burglary charge ended up ingesting screws, needles, a 4-inch piece of metal and other objects while behind bars, leading the jail to spend more than $1 million in medical care on him. 354 more words
Infringements of the rights of detenus are the norm rather than the exception in the country’s jails.
ARUN FERREIRA AND VERNON GONSALVES
VVIP convicts and prisoners like Jayalalithaa, Salman Khan and Sanjay Dutt often receive special treatment leading to an outcry that prisoners are being treated with kid gloves by the criminal justice system. 892 more words