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Constitutional – Prison must provide deaf inmate with access to video calls (access required)

Where the record showed that a deaf inmate could not communicate in writing because of his lack of English proficiency, that point-to-point videophone calls would not have a “ripple effect” on fellow inmates or prison staff, and that the prison could still impose safeguards, it was ordered to provide the inmate with videophone calls. Background Thomas Heyer ...

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