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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Thursday, September 22, 2005

Katrina: Prisoners Left Behind in Jails?

Human Rights Watch reports that hundreds of prisoners in Templeman III, an Orleans Parish jail, were left behind in New Orleans after the evacuation, without food or water.  They were not rescued until 4 days later, when the water was chest high. [Jack Chin]

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