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Inmate Wore Shackles During Labor

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A former pregnant inmate filed a lawsuit June 20 against the Nevada Department of Corrections claiming she received cruel and unusual punishment when she was shackled while in labor. Valerie Nabors, from Clark County, Nev., was an inmate at the Florence McClure Women's Correctional Center (FMWCC) October 19, 2011 when she went into labor, according to the lawsuit. Nabors was serving a 12-to-30 month sentence from January 2011 to January 2012 for attempting to steal around $300 worth of casino chips.

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