ACLU of Indiana has new lawyer to help with cases

(WISH Photo, file)
(WISH Photo, file)

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana is adding a third lawyer to its staff to help with its caseload.

Kelly Eskew joined the ACLU’s office in Indianapolis this week. Eskew has 13 years of experience in trial and appellate work and teaches ethics and law at Butler University and the Indiana University McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis.

The ACLU of Indiana has a docket of more than 40 active cases, generally involving constitutional rights. Among recent successes are a case that led to changes in the treatment of mentally ill state prison inmates and a Marion County court ruling regarding vanity license plates and freedom of speech.

Eskew will be the ACLU of Indiana’s third acting lawyer, along with legal director Ken Falk and attorney Gavin Rose. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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