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$15M Award for Man Held for in Solitary for Two Years Over DWI

A man who spent two years in solitary confinement after being arrested for drunk driving has finally received a $15million settlement, one of the largest federal civil rights awards in history involving an inmate.

Stephen Slevin, 58, from New Mexico, sued after Dona Ana County jail essentially forgot about him between 2005 and 2007 following his arrest for driving while intoxicated.

During his incarceration, Slevin was forced to pull out his own tooth because he was denied dental care by guards and developed bedsores.

(H/T Sarcasmic)

Source: Daily Mail. Read full article. (link)

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    Haha, nobody wants to comment on Sarcasmic's post.


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  • Capt Ace Rimmer||

    Aren't you supposed to be missing and getting tortured? I noticed nobody had commented on Sarc's link so I impulsively commented with a shitty joke.