Victory: Shackling Pregnant Prisoners in Labor Found to be Cruel!

Victory: Shackling Pregnant Prisoners in Labor Found to be Cruel!
October 05, 2009

On Friday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eight Circuit (the federal level appellate court that reviews decisions from federal district courts in North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Missouri, Minnesota, and Arkansas) issued the long-awaited decision in Nelson v. Norris.