$2.4 M Settlement in NJ Jail Strip-Search Case

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Lawyers settled a class-action lawsuit on behalf of thousands of inmates who were illegally strip-searched at Burlington County, N.J., correctional facilities between 2004 and 2012, a period during which everyone brought in was ordered to undress and be searched regardless of how minor were the charges they faced. A judge said the blanket strip-search policy violated New Jersey law . . .

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