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ACLU seeks re-examination of Oklahoma domestic violence case

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union said Wednesday that it will ask an Oklahoma court to review the case of a woman who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for failing to report the abuse of her children by her boyfriend, who received only two years behind bars for the abuse.

Brady Henderson, the legal director for the ACLU's Oklahoma chapter, said the group plans to file a lawsuit that will challenge what it believes was a disproportionate sentence given to Tondalao Hall, who said her boyfriend was also abusing her.

Hall, 33, was sentenced to prison in 2006 after plea...



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