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 . . ...
SAN FRANCISCO - (AP) The American Civil Liberties Union and other groups have filed a lawsuit i n San Francisco federal court seeking to stop a practice in which alleged illegal immigrants are shackled at the feet, waist and wrists while appearing in...