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Richmond v. Huq

Allegation: Woman arrested at family BBQ sets seatbelt on fire, burns herself in attempt to escape squad car. Wayne County, Mich. jail staff do not abide by hospital’s wound care instructions or provide her psychiatric medication. She ultimately needs a skin graft. Sixth Circuit: She can sue several staff.


Tags: 2018, Cruel and Unusual Punishment, Eighth Amendment, Sixth Circuit

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