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Correctional Facility Hosts Educational Fair

By Samantha Schmieder / Gazette.Net Inmates at Montgomery County Correctional Facility were able to participate in its first-ever educational fair on Wednesday, allowing them to see the many options available to them once they are released. Participating vendors included the University of Maryland University College, the Literacy Council of Montgomery County, Aesthetics Institute of Cosmetology,

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Seventh Circuit Reverses Summary Judgment in Dental Care Suit

On July 19, 2013, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a grant of summary judgment to three defendants, holding there was sufficient evidence for a jury to find they acted with deliberate indifference to a prisoner’s serious dental needs. Richard M. Smego, a civil detainee at Illinois’ Rushville Treatment and Detention Center, filed suit

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