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WDSU-TV, NBC-New Orleans: ‘Unsanitary’ Dorms, Escapes and a Riot: Suit Seeks Release of Juveniles from Youth Prisons Amid Health Crisis

May 15, 2020

O’Melveny is representing the plaintiffs in a class-action claim to release youths incarcerated at Louisiana’s four juvenile prisons, this article reported. The lawsuit claims conditions are unsafe or unsanitary, and threaten the health of those imprisoned amid the coronavirus crisis, NBC New Orleans reported. Additionally, the suit requests additional protocols in an effort to better protect staff and juveniles.

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