U.s. Supreme Court Refuses To Shield Baca From Inmate Lawsuit

The nation's high court turns down an appeal from L.A. County lawyers, who argued that the sheriff could not be held personally liable for the stabbing of an inmate at Men's Central Jail in 2006.WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court refused Monday to shield Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca from being sued for racial gang violence in the jails he supervises.

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