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Decker v Baez, et al, 2:18-cv-0278-JMS-MJD

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist plaintiff, Robert Decker, an inmate at Terre Haute Federal Correctional Facility, in litigating excessive force and failure to protect claims against the defendants. Discovery and dispositive motion deadlines have been suspended until Mr. Decker is appointed counsel. Appointed counsel will represent Mr. Decker through discovery, dispositive More...


Fox v Hunter, et al, 2:19-cv-0150-JPH-MJD

  • Plaintiff Richard Fox, an inmate at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, brings this action alleging that he was denied adequate classification processes and has spent an extended period of time in administrative segregation. The defendants have raised the affirmative defense that Mr. Fox failed to exhaust his available administrative remedies before bringing this lawsuit and have asked More...


Jones v Claynum, et al, 1:18-cv-2648-SEB-MPB

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to represent plaintiff Mario Jones, an inmate at the Pendleton Correctional Facility, for settlement purposes. Mr. Jones claims that he suffers from asthma and that the defendants have failed to properly treat his condition in violation of his Eighth Amendment rights. The Court will conduct a settlement conference on this claim.

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Dickenson v Geo Group, Inc., et al, 1:19-cv-658-JPH-MJD

  • The Court is seeking an attorney to represent James Dickenson, a prisoner incarcerated at New Castle Correctional Facility (“New Castle”), through final judgment. Mr. Dickenson alleges that he was incarcerated at New Castle in a protective custody unit (Annex’s M-Unit, M4 Pod) because he had been threatened and then attacked by a member of the Aryan Brotherhood in 2014 at Wabash Valley More...


Moore v Upchurch, et al, 1:18-cv-00487-JPH-MPB

  • The Court is recruiting counsel to assist Mr. Moore through the conclusion of this civil rights case. Mr. Moore, an inmate at Wabash Valley Correctional Facility, alleges that the defendants retaliated against him by firing him from his job when he complained about racial discrimination. He also maintains a claim of racial discrimination against defendant Shriner. These claims have survived More...


Fox v Brown, et al, 2:19-cv-115-JMS-DLP

  • The Court seeks to recruit counsel to represent Richard Fox, an inmate at the Wabash Valley Correctional Facility. Mr. Fox contends that he suffers from serious back pain that the defendants – medical providers and prison officials – have ignored. The case is in the discovery stage. The Court requests counsel to represent Mr. Fox for purposes of discovery and dispositive motions and trial if More...


Cook, et al v Wiley, et al, 1:18-cv-3198-SEB-TAB

  • The Court is seeking to recruit counsel to assist four co-plaintiff inmates with preparing for and participating in a settlement conference. All four inmates were allegedly maced by a correctional officer on September 4, 2018, for no reason while the plaintiffs were merely sitting in their cell at Pendleton Correctional Facility. Since filing the action, Mr. Lainhart was transferred to Indiana More...