Prisons & Jails – Civil Practice – Class Action – Certification – Civil Rights – Disabled InmatesBumgarner v. NCDOC The court certifies a class of disabled prisoners who allege that (1) they serve longer prison sentences because they are excluded from participation in sentence reduction credit programs because of their disabilities and (2) the programs in which they are allowed to participate award gain time at a lower rate than other programs. Plaintiffs’ motion to certify the class is granted.
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Published: September 22, 2011
Time posted: 11:12 am
Tags: certification, Civil Practice, Civil Rights, Class Action, Disabled Inmates, Prisons & Jails