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$1.45 million settlement in taping of Kansas inmate calls

 

August 25, 2019



KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Inmates who alleged their calls with attorneys were illegally recorded at the Leavenworth Detention Center in Kansas have reached a proposed settlement with the prison operator and the provider of the phone and video system.

The settlement, which needs court approval to become final, comes less than two weeks after a federal judge issued a ruling lambasting some prosecutors in the U.S. attorney's office in Kansas City, Kansas, for illegally listening to the recorded calls. The ruling could impact hundreds of federal convictions and inmates.

The settlement calls fo...



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