Black Transgender Inmate Sues Georgia Department of Corrections

December 11, 2020
The Legal Reader

...A Black transgender woman has filed a lawsuit against the Georgia Department of Corrections, claiming the agency’s inaction has led to her suffering repeated abuses, including sexual assault and the denial of health care.

According to CBS News, the lawsuit was filed Monday by the Center for Constitutional Rights and the Southern Poverty Law Center. It is the second complaint to be filed against the state Department of Corrections by Ashley Diamond, who settled a similar case in the 2016. ...

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