Franklin County Jail Jury Rejects Former County Jail Inmate's Lawsuit By Jim Letizia • Feb 18, 2016 ripoffreport.com A federal grand jury has ruled in favor of Franklin County and several officials in a lawsuit filed by a former county jail inmate. Appeals Court Rules In Favor Of Local Jail Guards In Wrongful Death Lawsuit By Jim Letizia • Feb 3, 2016 Peterson Family via Franklin County Sheriff's Office The Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ruled in favor of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office and several deputies who were sued by the estate of a man found dead in the county jail in 2011. Judge Dismisses Taser-Related Lawsuit Against Franklin County By Associated Press • Dec 31, 2015 sunjournal.com A federal district judge has formally ended a lawsuit against Franklin County alleging jail guards regularly used tasers on inmates who posed no threat. Franklin County, Sheriff And Others Subject Of Wrongful Death Lawsuit By Jim Letizia • Oct 16, 2015 copblock.org The daughter of a woman who died in the Franklin County jail last April has filed a lawsuit against Sheriff Zach Scott, county officials and several jail staffers. Franklin County Jail Inmates Punished For Inmate's Early Release By Jim Letizia • Sep 4, 2015 copblock.org Five Franklin County Jail employees have been punished after mistakenly giving an inmate her early release. Court Dismisses Use Of Force Claims By County Jail Inmate By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Feb 7, 2014 The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Thursday rejected a Franklin County jail inmate's claim that guards used excessive force when shocking him with a taster at the lock-up and later at a hospital. More Franklin County Jail Guards Recommended By Jim Letizia • Jan 10, 2013 Franklin County Commissioners are reviewing a management study that outlines potential changes to the sheriff's office. Lawsuit Against Jail Guards Dismissed By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jan 4, 2013 A federal district judge has dismissed a Franklin County jail inmate's claims that guards used excessive force when shocking him with a taser at the jail and later at a hospital. Franklin County Settles More Excessive Force Lawsuits By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Oct 4, 2012 Franklin County has agreed to settle excessive use of force lawsuits filed by four former county jail inmates who were shocked with tasers. County Jail Inmate Attempts Suicide By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 27, 2012 Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a county jail inmate is hospitalized after hanging himself in his cell last week.