Q: I wanted to know how do I file a lawsuit against a jail that is holding someone unlawfully
My boyfriend has been in jail since March and his 8th amendment is being violated
A: Your boyfriend should hire counsel or contact the Public Defender to see if anything can be done to procure his release such as filing for a writ of habeas corpus. You cannot file a lawsuit on his behalf. Only an attorney can file on behalf of another individual.
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