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A federal Judge is investigating claims of retaliation against inmates who have testified about poor health care conditions behind bars.Attorneys for the prisoners have been calling inmates as witnesses in an ongoing prison health care settlement. Many of those inmates have complained that the state retaliated against them for their testimony.Steven Swartz has been in a state prison in Lewis for the past 10 years. He’s a plaintiff in settlement between inmates and the Arizona Department of…
90 yrs - Michael Rudkin, a former prison corrections officer, pleaded guilty to not only having sex with an inmate but to conspiring with that inmate to kill his wife. Rudkin was sentenced to 15 yrs in prison for having sex with an inmate and plotting the murder. He then reportedly tried to get someone to kill the inmate, his ex-wife, his ex-wife's boyfriend, and a federal investigator. He's set to be released in 2099.
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