Sunday, October 17, 2010

Sheriff Joe Told to Clean Up His Jails — Again - Law Blog - WSJ

Sheriff Joe Told to Clean Up His Jails — Again - Law Blog - WSJ

The 9th Circuit affirmed a ruling that Arpaio, the sheriff of Maricopa County, violated the constitutional rights of pretrial detainees by housing them in overcrowded conditions, at “dangerously high temperatures,” and feeding them “overripe, moldy, and generally inedible” food, according to this account in Courthouse News. Click here for an Arizona Republic article on the situation.

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