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Judge orders release of Orleans Parish inmate who was jailed for too long

From the Times-Picayune:

A federal judge on Monday released a 22-year-old man who had been illegally held at the Orleans Parish jail for three months after he completed his sentence on simple battery charges.

For more, read the story here: http://www.nola.com/crime/index.ssf/2010/11/federal_judge_orders_release_o.html

Props to the New Orleans Worker Center for Racial Justice for their work on this case!

Tags: ImmigrationOPPNew Orleans Worker Center for Racial Justice

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