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Case Name Brown v. Vann JC-AL-0004
Docket / Court C.A. No. 77-P-0554-S ( N.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Case Summary
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This was a desegregation suit filed against the Birmingham City jail. It also involved population reduction, sanitation, and other issues. An order for the plaintiffs was entered on April 18, 1978. We have no further information about the case.



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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
General
Racial segregation
Sanitation / living conditions
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action
Defendant(s) Birmingham City Jail
Plaintiff Description Birmingham city jail inmates
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Unknown
Class action status granted Unknown
Prevailing Party Unknown
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Unknown
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration 1978 - n/a
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Unknown
Additional Resources
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Case Studies After Decision: Implementation of Judicial Decrees in Correctional Settings
Written: Oct. 01, 1977
By: M. Kay Harris & Dudley P. Spiller (Temple University)
Citation: (1977)
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Docket(s)
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General Documents
Table op. ("Affirmed") 09/15/1980 (627 F.2d 237)
JC-AL-0004-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers None on record
Defendant's Lawyers None on record
Other Lawyers None on record

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