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Prisons in America: Nebraska Sued For Overcrowded Lockups, Guards Who Send Suicidal Inmates to Solitary Confinement

“Nebraska state prisons are in a state of chaos that endangers the health, safety, and lives of prisoners and staff alike on a daily basis,” the lawsuit states.
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