NYC Settles Jails Strip Search Lawsuit For $33 Million

NYC Settles Jails Strip Search Lawsuit For $33 Million

NEW YORK – (AP) New York City has settled a class-action lawsuit over jail strip searches for $33 million. The suit was filed on behalf of people arrested on misdemeanor drug and weapons charges. They were strip-searched at Rikers Island and other city jails. Two plaintiffs said they were forced. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.