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D.C. jail under civil rights review, Attorney General says

U.S. House Judiciary Committee Oversight Hearing on Department of Justice in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland on Thursday said the Justice Department is reviewing conditions at the local jail in Washington, D.C., after a federal judge held top jail officials in contempt for impeding access to medical care for a Jan. 6 defendant.

(Reporting by Sarah N. Lynch, Editing by Franklin Paul)

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