ACLU Files Lawsuit Seeking Release of Elkton Inmates Vulnerable to COVID-19

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Ohio Justice & Policy Center and the ACLU of Ohio filed a class action lawsuit Monday on behalf of four inmates at the Federal Correction Institution at Elkton and the 2,400 others housed at the prison. Named as defendants are Mark Williams, FCI Elkton warden, and Michael Carvajal, director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Attorneys for the plaintiffs argue that incarceration amid the COVID-19 outbreak in Elkton violates the petitioners rights to constitutional c

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