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 claims of disparate treatment of female lawyers

‘Humiliated’: Jackson County jail policy prompts protest,
 claims of disparate treatment of female lawyers

Attorney Jessica Ross went to the Jackson County Detention Center on June 12, intending to join a jailed client for a videoconference hearing scheduled before a judge in Independence. Instead, she was turned away. The reason?  Ross said she lost the opportunity to appear with her client before the judge because she wore a routine undergarment ...
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