Smith v. Amherst County Adult Detention Center, No. 7:2012cv00440 - Document 11 (W.D. Va. 2012)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by District Judge Glen E. Conrad on 10/19/2012. (tvt)
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