Federal judge threatens Gusman with a time-out | New Orleans Advocate


Newly re-elected Sheriff Marlin Gusman has, at times, seemed to brush aside the seemingly endless onslaught of federal lawsuits he’s faced over the abysmal conditions at Orleans Parish Prison. But now a federal magistrate judge has threatened him with a unique penalty if Gusman continues to miss deadlines for providing court-ordered discovery to inmates seeking compensation for hardships they faced inside the violent lockup: the time-out chair.

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