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ACLU files lawsuit alleging medical malpractice in prison

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a class-action lawsuit against the governor of Nevada and other state officials last week, alleging they had failed to rectify “a pervasive pattern of gross medical malpractice at the state’s maximum security prison. According to the medical malpractice lawsuit: “These deprivations are so extreme that they subject all the men confined there to constant significant risk of serious injury, medical harm [and] premature death.”

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