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Inmates Sue For Releases At North Carolina Federal Prison Where 10 Have Died

The Butner Federal Correctional Complex is seen in Butner, N.C., Monday. (Gerry Broome/AP)
The Butner Federal Correctional Complex is seen in Butner, N.C., Monday. (Gerry Broome/AP)

Attorneys have filed a class-action lawsuit on behalf of inmates at a federal prison in Butner, North Carolina. The prison houses inmates with special health needs. At least 10 have died of COVID-19.

We talk to  David Fathi ( @DavidCFathi), the director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s National Prison Project, which represents inmates.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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