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G&E Obtains Favorable Ruling in Wrongful Death and Disability Discrimination Case

In a recent decision, the United States District Court for the Middle District of Georgia held that Plaintiff’s claims for wrongful death and disability discrimination under the Rehabilitation Act can proceed. This follows a motion to dismiss by defendant CoreCivic, Inc., who operates the Stewart Detention Center in Georgia. The plaintiff filed the lawsuit in July [...]

2021-07-09T10:59:51-05:00By |Categories: Civil Rights, Discrimination, Rights of Inmates in Prisons and Jails|Comments Off on G&E Obtains Favorable Ruling in Wrongful Death and Disability Discrimination Case

Filing a Lawsuit Against a Jail After Mistreatment

If you are arrested and sent to jail, you deserve fair and safe treatment. This is a constitutional right. However, prisoner mistreatment and harm does occur in prison systems across the country. When you suffer mistreatment or injury in jail, it is important to explore your legal rights. Can You Sue a Jail for Mistreatment? If [...]

2021-01-20T15:22:16-06:00By |Categories: Rights of Inmates in Prisons and Jails|Tags: |Comments Off on Filing a Lawsuit Against a Jail After Mistreatment

Transgender Woman Victim of Sexual Abuse in Prison—Again

According to a recent lawsuit, an incarcerated transgender woman endured multiple accounts of sexual assault and harassment after being forced into lockup with men in a Georgia prison. Unfortunately, this was not her first experience with such horrific treatment. Five years prior, she endured the same type of horrific treatment after being incarcerated for a minor, [...]

2020-12-04T14:08:03-06:00By |Categories: Rights of Inmates in Prisons and Jails, Sexual Harassment or Assault|Comments Off on Transgender Woman Victim of Sexual Abuse in Prison—Again