This 2015 case challenged then-Governor Mike Pence’s “suspension” of the resettlement of Syrian refugees in Indiana. The district court granted our request for a preliminary injunction which the State appealed.
In 2009 the Indiana Supreme Court held that requiring an individual to register as a sex offender when the person committed his or her offense prior to the law that had imposed the registration obligation violated the Indiana Constitution’s prohibition on ex post facto punishments.
A new law that prevents certain sex offenders from entering schools also prevents them from voting in-person if their voting place is in a school.
At the request of the District Court, ACLU of Indiana accepted appointment in May 2016 to represent the plaintiff in this case who has numerous complaints concerning medical treatment issues.
As part of a settlement entered into in 2002, the Vigo County Sheriff and Commissioner agreed to a population cap of 268 on the Vigo County Jail and that prisoners should be allowed recreation three times a week.
Indiana Protection and Advocacy Services Commission v. Commissioner, Indiana Department of Correction
This case challenges the continued confinement of seriously mentally ill prisoners by the Indiana Department of Correction (DOC) in segregated or extremely isolated prison environments.