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Bill to End Shackling of Pregnant Inmates Considered

A bill would prevent the shackling of pregnant inmates in most circumstances, particularly during labor and delivery, is being considered in Maryland.

01/28/2014

A U.S. citizen detained in Egypt for violating curfew in August was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks, security officials said. (GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/Getty Images)

Egypt: Detained US Citizen Found Dead in Cell

A U.S. citizen detained in Egypt for violating curfew in August was found dead Sunday in his jail cell, the second foreigner to die in detention in recent weeks, security officials said.

10/13/2013

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Shackling Of Pregnant Prisoners In Virginia Under Debate

Legislation to restrict the use of restraints on pregnant inmates is supported from groups across the political spectrum, but the Sheriffs Association says such restrictions are unnecessary.

02/07/2012

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