State warned to follow safety rules in jails
HONOLULU — A judge ruled she won’t appoint a special master just yet to make sure Hawai‘i officials are keeping inmates safe from COVID-19, but said she is troubled by allegations in a lawsuit describing “egregious conditions” at prisons and jails that led to virus outbreaks at five of the state’s eight prisons and jails.
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Do prisoners have rights? Oh I don’t know… maybe if you didn’t put yourselves in jail, you would be able to have more control of your circumstances.
They have rights? I thought they just catch the virus and die. I didn’t know they had any legal rights.