A federal lawsuit seeking class-action status accuses the Methuen, Mass., Police Department of violating Spanish-speaking defendants' constitutional rights by continuing to use an inaccurate Spanish-language advice-of-rights form after a judge deemed it coercive. The lead plaintiff claims the notice of rights misstates information on issues such as blood alcohol content, and she says it nearly led to her deportation.
Lawsuit challenges Mass. city police's Spanish-language notice of rights
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