CHICAGO (AP) — A federal judge has given preliminary approval to the settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought by female detainees at Cook County Jail who alleged they were shackled while giving birth, a violation of state law.
If there are no objections, 80 plaintiffs will share $4.1 million, or about $35,000 each.
Plaintiff's attorney Thomas...
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