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Lawyer in strip search case files suit against BRPD; claims retaliation

Published: Jun. 23, 2021 at 8:08 PM CDT
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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - The Baton Rouge Police Department is facing a federal lawsuit.

Virginia lawyer Thomas Frampton filed the lawsuit. He is claiming the city is trying to put him in jail, violating his freedom of speech for releasing video of a strip search against his clients.

The parish attorney’s office argued Frampton should be held in contempt.

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