Michael Pitt Suit Cited in Detroit News Juvenile Jail Abuse Story

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers partner Michael Pitt's suit against the Michigan Department of Corrections was featured in a recent Detroit News article regarding juvenile prisoners who have claimed abuse and rape. John Doe 11 is one of 11 unnamed plaintiffs saying Gov. Rick Snyder, the Michigan Department of Corrections and 15 wardens from facilities around the state violated their civil rights --- essentially failing to protect an at-risk segment of the prison population and demonstrating "deliberate indifference to their safety." Another 200-plus inmates have responded to a notice of a class-action lawsuit, according to the plaintiffs' legal team of Deborah LaBelle and Michael Pitt. You can read the entire article here.

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