An inmate serving a life sentence who is known for being a “quintessential jailhouse lawyer” did not prevail in an appeal to the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday after the court found his transfer to another prison prompted by his multiple and continued grievances was not a move of retaliation.
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A Pendleton Correctional Facility inmate will be paid $425,000 by the state after spending four years in isolation for a disciplinary violation he says he didn’t commit. But the settlement might not have been agreed upon without the help of a Chicago-based justice center that says it advocates for underdogs.Read More
The technology director at the Indiana Department of Correction has been charged with molesting a child at his home on prison property in Pendleton.
A prisoner who filed a complaint against a customer services company after injuring himself in a kitchen slip and fall has had his case reinstated by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals. The panel concluded Indiana’s prison mailbox rule had been misinterpreted in dismissal of the man’s case.
Police say an inmate at Pendleton Correctional Facility has been fatally stabbed by another inmate.
Police say an inmate at the Pendleton Correctional Facility has been fatally stabbed by another inmate. Indiana State Police say a preliminary investigation shows 28-year-old Clifford S. Baggett of Florida was stabbed by 44-year-old Tommy P. Holland of Indianapolis.
A pro se prisoner and serial litigator has been barred from making additional civil filings in the Southern District of Indiana unless he pays nearly $5,000 in filing fees. A judge also raised the possibility of a perjury referral for any future violations.
An Indianapolis man serving a 60-year sentence for murder has been charged with killing a fellow inmate at the Pendleton Correctional Facility.
A fire at central Indiana’s Pendleton Correctional Facility has been extinguished after heavily damaging one of the prison complex’s buildings.
A fire at Pendleton Correctional Facility has been extinguished after heavily damaging one of the prison complex’s buildings.
An inmate at the Pendleton Correctional Facility has been sentenced to 35 additional years behind bars for an attack that seriously injured a prison counselor.
An Indiana State Police trooper faces a second lawsuit accusing him of preaching his faith to citizens while on duty.
Dozens of inmates at Pendleton Correctional Facility in Madison County are suing the state over cases of tuberculosis at the prison.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals reinstated a former Department of Correction substance abuse counselor’s lawsuit alleging sex-discrimination and hostile work environment, finding she was treated differently as compared to the employee she had an affair with while working at a maximum-security prison.
A lawsuit filed by a prisoner at the Pendleton Correctional Facility against two prison doctors and a nurse after he learned he had prostate cancer is allowed to continue after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of his suit.
Being an attorney wasn’t always the plan for Jeremiah J. Shives, in-house counsel for Pendleton-based Remy International.