LBAC DEFEATS RELIGIOUS DISCRIMINATION CASE BROUGHT BY IMMIGRATION INMATE

Plaintiff Paramjit Singh was detained by Immigrations and Customs Enforcement on May 18, 2011. The next day, he was turned over to the custody of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department. Plaintiff alleged that he was assaulted by an unknown deputy as he was booked into the Orange County Jail, and was not permitted to wear a turban (which is a tenet of his Sikh religion). Plaintiff’s lawsuit was brought against the Continue reading