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Olson v. Brown, No. 09-2728

By FindLaw Staff on February 04, 2010 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a putative class action lawsuit filed by an inmate against a county sheriff alleging several First Amendment violations and violations of Indianan law in a county jail, dismissal of the suit as moot on the ground that plaintiff was transferred out of the county jail before class certification is reversed and remanded as this case fits within the exception to the mootness doctrine carved out for inherently transitory cases. 

Read Olson v. Brown, No. 09-2728

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United State District Court for the Northern District of Indiana, South Bend Division

Decided February 4, 2010


Before: Posner,  and  Flaum,  Circuit Judges, and DerYeghiayan, District Judge

Opinion by Circuit Judge  Flaum

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