Ex-Governors Aim to Avert Discovery in Lawsuit Over Prison Riot Death

, Delaware Law Weekly


Attorneys for former Govs. Jack Markell and Ruth Ann Minner this week sought to avert discovery in a case brought by the family of a correction officer killed in the Feb. 1 takeover of a Smyrna prison, stressing precedent from a similar case over the rape more than a decade ago of a counselor at the same jail.

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  • Alan Muller--Green Delaware

    I don‘t know about the legal merits of these arguments, but as a matter of public policy elected officials need to be held responsible or conditions will not improve.

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