Thompson v. Marion County Sheriff

March 14, 2014

Federal lawsuit challenging the imprisonment of small business owner who was held for five days in Marion County Jail after being improperly transferred by the Arrestee Processing Center without judicial determination stemming from two year-old non-criminal bench warrant. Settlement for our client achieved in 2009. The issues raised in this and a companion case prompted the Marion Superior Court to require additional notification before issuing bench warrants. The court also purged 4,100 non-criminal bench warrants in January 2009.

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