ACLU Announces Settlement In Class Suit Over New Jersey Jail Conditions

NEWARK, N.J. - The American Civil Liberties Union of New Jersey announced April 23 that a settlement has been approved in the federal class action lawsuit accusing Passaic County, N.J., of unconstitutional and inhumane conditions at the Passaic County Jail (Angel Colon, et al. v. Passaic County, et al., No. 08-4439, D. N.J.). See prior history, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 45151.

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