Judge Certifies Class in Post-Release Supervision Litigation

Southern District Judge Shira Scheindlin has certified a class of what could be more than 2,000 people in a lawsuit attempting to hold top corrections officials liable for the unconstitutional practice of imposing terms of post-release supervision on inmates, which requires a judge's ruling.

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