Manafort, in Change of Heart, Wants to Forego Jail Change

Concerned that a change in accomodations would impair their client’s ability to prepare for trial, attorneys for Paul Manafort asked a federal judge to reverse his decision to move the former Trump campaign chairman to a jail closer to the trial’s current venue.

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Cook County Must Face Claims Over Inmates’ Lewd Behavior

A federal judge refused to dismiss lawsuits from female public defenders and correctional officers who claim Cook County, Illinois, inmates have been exposing themselves and masturbating in front of them, a problem they say was exacerbated by a program rewarding detainees with pizza for not engaging in such behavior.

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Mom Says Ohio School Allowed Fake Cop to Assault Son

An Ohio mother claims in a lawsuit filed Tuesday that officials in the Akron school district allowed a man impersonating a police officer to handcuff and threaten to stun her child under the guise of a fake “scared straight” program purportedly aimed at deterring kids from committing crimes.

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