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Appeals court: Heat can violate prisoner rights

The U.S. 5th Circuit Court of Appeals earlier this week ruled in a Texas case that extreme heat can violate prisoners' rights.
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Aug 3, 2012, 10:38 am
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This is a step in the right direction.

While I agree that prisoner accommodations should not be luxurious, or even comfortable, they should be safe.

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