Inmate wins partial summary judgement in civil suit


An inmate at the local Penitentiary in Lewisburg who claims he was unjustifiably put in hard restraints for 19 hours due to refusing to bunk with a cellmate has won partial summary judgement in federal court. Dave Sprout, a paralegal with the Lewisburg Prison Project, said the decision is a step in the right direction for unreasonable treatment towards prisoners.

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