The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed a petition against the state Department of Corrections Wednesday to keep prisoners and staff at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Moose Lake (MCF-Moose Lake) safe from the rapidly spreading COVID-19.

The ACLU-MN filed Foster et al. v. Minnesota Department of Corrections et al., along with the Minnesota Public Defender’s office, in the Sixth Judicial District in Carlton County.


Dan Shulman, Teresa Nelson, Ian Bratlie, Isabella Salomão Nascimento, William Ward, Cathryn Middlebrook, Dan Lew

Date filed

April 15, 2020


Sixth Judicial District, Carlton County