Hundreds held too long at Fulton County jail may join federal lawsuit.
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Hundreds of high school students in Georgia who were subjected to invasive searches for drugs by a sheriff and his deputies have reached a $3 million settlement, their lawyers said.
A federal wrongful-death lawsuit says Cynthia Mixon died after jail officials withheld her prescription medication.
On the morning of Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015, Denise Gertrude Forte missed breakfast. She’d been at the Gwinnett County jail for more than a year, and deputies knew that was unusual.
DeKalb County commissioners voted Tuesday to pay $75,000 to a gang member convicted of the murder of two young women after he said a jailer broke his jaw and gave him a concussion.
In jailhouse footage, the guard is seen pushing man to the ground, where he lies, screaming in pain, his hip broken, as staff drift in and out, attempting to pull him to his feet and at one point taunting him.
Police Search of Hundreds of Students Stokes Lawsuit and Constitutional Questions.
Cobb County settled a lawsuit this week with a formerly incarcerated individual who was assaulted by a sheriff’s deputy at the jail.
The family of a female inmate who died of pneumonia at the Gwinnett County jail files suit against the sheriff, jail health care provider and staff.