Prisoner rights

Air conditioning suit

20 Jun, 2014

Prisoners in Texas file a federal lawsuit citing the lack of air conditioning in prison cells.  The high temperatures inside prisons are blamed for 12 deaths over the last three years.  The Texas Civil Rights Project and the University of Texas School of Law Civil Rights Project, filing the suit on behalf of the prisoners, is asking for cooler temperatures for the prisoners, not a monetary award. 

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