Brooks v. Marion County Sheriff et al.

March 14, 2014

Federal lawsuit challenging the imprisonment of a woman who was arrested and held 4 days on a non-criminal failure to appear warrant for a hearing of which she had no notice. She was subjected to strip searches at two detention facilities. A series of court and jail errors delayed her release from jail, during which time she was unable to care for her elderly mother. Case settled on her behalf in 2011.

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