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Judge preserves claims against prison officials in 2013 inmate beating

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A federal lawsuit against prison officials by a man who was assaulted by correctional officers in 2013 can proceed, a federal judge has ruled. Kevin Younger was assaulted by several officers at the Maryland Reception, Diagnostics & Classification Center (MRDCC) ...

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Baltimore attorney charged with smuggling Suboxone into prison

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A Baltimore attorney was charged with misdemeanor drug offenses after prison officials said he smuggled Suboxone to a client. Steven Thurman Mitchell, 54, was charged Friday in Washington County District Court with possession of a controlled dangerous substance, possession of ...

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Man sues Md. prison over alleged lack of hepatitis treatment

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A man filed a federal lawsuit last week alleging medical providers at a Maryland prison failed to properly document and treat his hepatitis C, leading to long-term health complications. Robert Williams contracted the hepatitis C virus (HCV) while incarcerated at ...

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