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Federal jury awards $700K to man in prison assault civil case (access required)

A federal jury awarded $700,000 Monday to a man assaulted by prison guards in 2013, finding the three guards as well as two supervisors liable for the attack. Kevin Younger was assaulted by several officers at the Maryland Reception, Diagnostic and Classification Center (MRDCC) in Baltimore the day after he witnessed other inmates assaulting an officer. Because ...

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