NC Inmates Win Settlements for Officer Brutality

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At North Carolina's Central Prison in Raleigh, lawyers for inmates say, brutality by officers became routine. Eight inmates in a federal lawsuit alleged that officers who worked inside a solitary confinement block repeatedly committed “malicious and sadistic assaults” in hallways that aren’t monitored by surveillance cameras. All but one of them have won settlements from the state, the Charlotte Observer reports. The prisoners say officers handcuffed them . . .

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