Abused female inmates must pay restitution before receiving settlement

“Women who were victims of sexual assault while incarcerated by the Michigan Department of Corrections aren’t entitled to receive payments from the settlement of their class-action lawsuit against the state until victim restitution and child support they owe is paid, the Michigan Court of Appeals ruled today.”

Read more: http://www.freep.com/article/20120808/NEWS06/120808038/female-inmates-class-action-lawsuit-sexual-assault?odyssey=nav|head

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