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Appellate court allows 33,000 inmates to sue state over health care, confinement (access required)

A federal appellate court decided today to allow a lawsuit alleging that Arizona’s prison health care and confinement conditions amount to cruel and unusual punishment to proceed as a class action involving 33,000 prisoners.

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