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Alex A. v. Edwards

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Alex A. v. Edwards

Prisoners' Rights
Status: Filed
The ACLU National Prison Project and partner civil rights attorneys filed a federal class-action lawsuit to prevent the transfer of children in the custody of Louisiana's Office of Juvenile Justice to the Louisiana State Penitentiary, commonly known as Angola Prison.

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