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A judge told Texas to put some inmates in air conditioning. Lawyers say prison officials are violating that order.

In a motion Thursday, the prisoners' lawyers asked the judge to hold prison officials in contempt and issue fines. They also accused the agency of hiding multiple instances of noncompliance with the court order.

Prison staff and inmates move through the Darrington Unit's main hallway on Wednesday, July 12, 2017.

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