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Texas spent $1.1 million fighting a lawsuit from prisoners who asked for soap, hand sanitizer, and social-distancing measures, documents say

17 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Two inmates sued the Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice last year for access to sanitizer and soap.
The plaintiffs, aged 69 and 73, won the case, but a Texas appeals court overturned it in April 2021.
The Texas AG spent $1.1 million on the case, the reporter Keri Blakinger said.
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