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List of All Current Litigation

The summary of current litigation provides all updates since the previous report. For additional details on individual cases, see individual articles below.

October 8, 2020

McDowell v. Judge, Putnam Superior Court

The Judge of the Putnam Superior Court issued an order suspending the processing of any and all filings submitted by prisoners confined at the Putnamville Correctional Facility.

February 12, 2020

ACLU of Indiana v. Sheriff, Huntington County

The Huntington Sheriff refused to allow ACLU of Indiana attorneys to have confidential in-person visits with prisoners who have sought our services. The ACLU of Indiana has received letters from people incarcerated in the Huntington County Jail who are seeking legal assistance.

December 16, 2019

Miller et al v. Marshal Co. Sheriff

This is a case challenging the conditions at the Marshall County Jail. 

The Marshall County Jail is overcrowded and understaffed, resulting in safety concerns and dangerous conditions, violating the Eighth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States
Constitution. 

September 26, 2019

Stilwell v. Sheriff of Gibson Co.

The Gibson County Jail is overcrowded and understaffed, and as a result it is a place where violence between prisoners is common and dangerous conditions prevail. This case challenges the conditions of confinement at the Gibson County Jail. 
 
February 13, 2019 Smart Justice