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Lawsuit seeks release of 15,000-plus Ohio inmates amid coronavirus outbreak

A federal lawsuit alleging cruel and unusual punishment seeks the release of more than 15,000 inmates from Ohio’s coronavirus-afflicted state prison system.Four inmates filed the action in U.S. District Court in Columbus on Friday against Gov. Mike DeWine and the director of the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction, Annette Chambers-Smith.Unless medically vulnerable and other prisoners are released to reduce overcrowding and permit more social distancing, […]
Source: The Daily Jeff – News from Camberidge OH

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