ILLINOIS - (Medical News Today) Twenty female former inmates
in Cook County, Ill., have filed lawsuits against the county sheriff's office
claiming they were handcuffed by their wrists or shackled by their legs during
labor and childbirth . . ...
SEATTLE - (AP) The Washington Department of Corrections has settled for more than $100,000 with a former inmate who says she was shackled while she gave birth in 2007.
Casandra Brawley will receive $125,000 from the state to settle the lawsuit, which...