County to institute new retaliation policies as outcome of federal lawsuit
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Boise, ID—The American Civil Liberties Union of Idaho in partnership with the national ACLU Racial Justice Program today reached an agreement with Canyon County officials to settle a federal class action lawsuit brought by the ACLU in November of 2011. The lawsuit claimed that staff of the Canyon County Jail retaliated against prisoners for exercising their First Amendment right to file grievances with county officials and with the courts.