Case No. 4:17cv464-RH/CAS.

369 F.Supp.3d 1214 (2019)

Brittany KNIGHT, Petitioner, v. SHERIFF OF LEON COUNTY, Respondent.

United States District Court, N.D. Florida, Tallahassee Division.

Signed March 29, 2019.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 28 U.S.C. § 2241
Cause: 28 U.S.C. § 2241 Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (federal)
Nature of Suit: 530 Habeas Corpus (General)
Source: PACER

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jacqueline Nicole Azis , Nancy Gbana Abudu , American Civil Liberties Union of Florida, Miami, FL, Benjamin James Stevenson , ACLU Foundation of Florida Inc., Pensacola, FL, for Petitioner.

Matthew Joseph Carson , Sniffen & Spellman PA, Tallahassee, FL, for Respondent.


This proposed class action presents a constitutional challenge to the bail practices of the state court in Leon County, Florida. The record would support a finding that the court routinely sets unaffordable bail with the effect, and...

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