Milwaukee sheriff’s deputies kept an inmate shackled as she gave birth. Jurors will decide if it was legal
June 5, 2017

“A federal jury will be asked this week to decide whether it was legal for Milwaukee County Sheriff’s Office deputies to keep a female inmate shackled to her hospital bed during childbirth.

“The case, scheduled to begin Monday, was filed by a former Milwaukee County Jail inmate who delivered a child in October 2013 while chained to a hospital bed. She is not named in court documents.”

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