Another Transgender Immigrant Sues ICE Detention Center for Cruelty

On Friday, June 11, 2021, Eshman Begnaud, in partnership with the Mexican American Legal Defense Fund (“MALDEF”), sued for the cruelty and abuse that the Irwin County Detention Center (“ICDC”) inflicted on a 26-year-old transgender immigrant.

Ex-Investigator Cleared of Giving Contraband to Defendant

In 2019, Georgia correctional officers falsely accused Lily Engleman of smuggling contraband to an inmate– without any evidence.

In The News – Lawsuit: Cobb jail guard kept job despite pattern of inmate abuse.

In jailhouse footage, the guard is seen pushing the inmate 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.

In The News – Cobb settles lawsuit filed by inmate who was assaulted by deputy.

Cobb County settled a lawsuit this week with a former inmate who was assaulted by a sheriff’s deputy at the jail.