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Dead Oklahoma inmate was suing over ‘Baby Shark’ claim

An Oklahoma County inmate found dead in his jail cell over the weekend was a plaintiff in a lawsuit against the county alleging that in 2019, he and other inmates were tortured by jail employees who forced them to repeatedly listen to the children’s song “Baby Shark" for hours.

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Inmates face tough roads in wrongful-death claims

It’s not easy to maintain a wrongful-death suit from prison. The Missouri Supreme Court ruled Aug. 13 that an incarcerated man who repeatedly but unsuccessfully sought to intervene in a wrongful-death lawsuit stemming from his son’s fatal police shooting was ...

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ACLU seeks to force Missouri to treat inmates’ hepatitis C

Missouri prison officials have authorized treatment of only 15 of the 4,590 Missouri prison inmates who have been diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C, according to a motion filed by the American Civil Liberties Union this past week. The ACLU is ...

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ACLU seeks to force Missouri to treat inmates’ hepatitis C

Missouri prison officials have authorized treatment of only 15 of the 4,590 Missouri prison inmates who have been diagnosed with chronic hepatitis C, according to a motion filed by the American Civil Liberties Union this past week. The ACLU is ...

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