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Case Name Meehan v. State of New Hampshire JI-NH-0002
Docket / Court 217-2020-CV-00026 ( State Court )
State/Territory New Hampshire
Case Type(s) Juvenile Institution
Case Summary
This class action civil rights lawsuit alleged abuses at a New Hampshire youth detention center in the 1990s. While the class action was dismissed, many of the class members brought individual claims against the state, the facility, and its staff. read more >
This class action civil rights lawsuit alleged abuses at a New Hampshire youth detention center in the 1990s. While the class action was dismissed, many of the class members brought individual claims against the state, the facility, and its staff.



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Issues
General
Aggressive behavior
Assault/abuse by staff
Excessive force
Juveniles
Sex w/ staff; sexual harassment by staff
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Defendant(s) New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services
Filed 01/11/2020
Case Ongoing No
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