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  • ALASKA SUPREME COURT OVERTURNS TASER DECISION

    In a recent opinion, the Alaska Supreme Court reversed a Bethel Superior Court's prior decision to throw out a lawsuit against the City of Hooper Bay and a couple of its police officers. Michele Power and Sean Brown, attorneys for Thomas Olson, brought the lawsuit on behalf of Olson in 2007 after Hooper Bay officers tasered him between 15 and 18 times while he was handcuffed. Apparently, Olson had ...
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  • Wisconsin Prison Settles ACLU suit.

    The AP (8/19) reported, "State prison officials have settled a federal lawsuit alleging poor health care at Wisconsin's largest women's prison. The American Civil Liberties Union filed the suit in 2006 alleging medical, mental and dental care was grossly deficient at Taycheedah Correctional Institution in Fond Du Lac. Under the settlement, the prison must attain accreditation from the National ...
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