Entries by Mark Begnaud

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SUED OVER CRUELTY AT ICE DETENTION CENTER

A transgender asylum seeker held in solitary confinement for six months solely because of his gender identity is suing the federal government. MALDEF (Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund) and Eshman Begnaud filed the suit on behalf of an immigrant from Ecuador who was held at the Irwin County Detention Center (ICDC) in Georgia. […]

In the News – Eshman Begnaud Settles $400,000 Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Dunwoody Officer

Georgia civil rights and personal injury law firm Eshman Begnaud wins $400,000 settlement on behalf of their client Yadata Osman in a lawsuit against City of Dunwoody officer Kevin Lopez who struck Mr. Osman, a man fleeing across an empty parking lot, with his patrol car. https://www.ajc.com/news/400k-settlement-paid-to-man-who-was-struck-by-dunwoody-cop-car-in-2017/5PKNCKSFEFGNRJAIDXM77R3OCU/