Northern Nevada county charging jail inmates for meals, medical care; ACLU could challenge

  • by: SCOTT SONNER , Associated Press
  • Updated: February 7, 2014 - 7:40 PM

RENO, Nev. — A northern Nevada county is moving ahead with what may be a first-in-the-nation plan to charge county jail inmates for food and medical care, despite objections from the American Civil Liberties Union that it's cruel and unusual punishment and could lead to a court battle.

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