Carson v. Marion County Sheriff

March 14, 2014

Federal lawsuit challenging the imprisonment of a mother of three young children who was arrested on a non-criminal bench warrant that she had previously satisfied that had not been recalled, and then was subjected to imprisonment when the Arrestee Processing Center transferred her to jail without judicial determination. Settlement for our client was achieved in 2009. The Marion Superior Court adopted changes to its administrative procedures that have helped ensure that individuals are not wrongfully held due to errors recalling civil bench warrants.

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