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Judge Bars Male Guards From Videotaping Strip Searches At Mass. Women’s Jail

Allowing male guards to videotape strip searches of female inmates at a western Massachusetts jail is not only humiliating but unconstitutional, a federal judge has ruled.

08/27/2014

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Female Ex-Inmates Sue Chicopee Jail Over Videotaped Strip Searches

Two former inmates have filed a federal lawsuit alleging that the videotaping of female detainees by male guards during strip searches is degrading and unconstitutional.

09/15/2011

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