Court Finds Federal Officers Can be Sued for Mistreatment of Immigrants in Detention

Court Finds Federal Officers Can be Sued for Mistreatment of Immigrants in Detention

July 29, 2015

The Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled last month that eight immigrant men who were detained under extremely punitive conditions in maximum security facilities following 9/11, could proceed with their lawsuit against the individual federal officials responsible for their mistreatment. All of the plaintiffs in Turkmen v. Ashcroft were caught up in the […]

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