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On September 5, 2023, the Court issued an opinion and order approving the terms of the Settlement Agreement. On September 19, 2023, the Court entered the Agreement as final, settling the United States and Plaintiff-COs’ case against Mobile County Sheriff Paul Burch (“Defendant”).

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After the court schedules the Fairness Hearing on Monetary Relief, the United States will notify every potential claimant that submitted an Interest-in-Relief form of the following: whether they were found eligible for a monetary award; if found ineligible, the reasons why they are ineligible; if found eligible, the amount of the monetary award that the United States proposes the person receive; and the process for filing an objection with the Court, if the person disagrees with their determination. 

For more information, please see the Frequently Asked Questions.

This website will be updated as additional details become available.

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If your contact information changes at any time, please contact the United States at [email protected] or by telephone at 844-495-2632.