In The Bail Project, Inc. v. Indiana Dept of Ins., No. 1:22-cv00862-JPH-MJD, Judge James P. Hanlon of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana on June 29 denies a motion of a preliminary injunction filed by the America Civil Liberties Union of Indiana representing The Bail Project, a nonprofit organization that pays cash bail for pretrial defendants. HEA 1300-2022 would require The Bail Project to be certified with the Indiana Department of Insurance and preclude it from paying cash bail for certain defendants. The Bail Project alleges that HEA 1300, which becomes effective July 1, violates the First Amendment’s right to free speech and the Fourteenth Amendment’s Equal Protection Clause, and sought to enjoin the Department of Insurance from enforcing HEA 1300 against it. Judge Hanlon finds that The Bail Project has not shown a likelihood of success on the merits justifying a preliminary injunction.