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Case Name Smentek v. Sheriff of Cook County JC-IL-0047
Docket / Court 1:09-cv-00529 ( N.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Defendant-type
Corrections
Medical/Mental Health
Dental care
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Sheriff of Cook County
Plaintiff Description Inmates in the Cook County Jail, on or after Jan. 1, 2007, who have requested but did not receive dental care.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing No
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)
1:09−cv−00529 (N.D. Ill.) 10/20/2016
JC-IL-0047-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Second Amended Complaint 01/27/2009 (2009 WL 4643489)
JC-IL-0047-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion and Order 11/18/2010 (2010 WL 4791509) (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0047-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion and Order 08/17/2011 (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0047-0004.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion (7th Cir.) 06/19/2012 (683 F.3d 373)
JC-IL-0047-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Memorandum Opinion and Order 06/11/2013 (2013 WL 2588709) (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0047-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order 12/19/2013 (2013 WL 6696961) (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0047-0007.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion and Order 12/22/2014 (2014 WL 7330792) (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0047-0008.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order 12/22/2014 (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0047-0009.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion and Order 10/13/2016 (2016 WL 5939704) (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0047-0010.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Brown, Geraldine Soat (N.D. Ill.) [Magistrate]
JC-IL-0047-0006 | JC-IL-0047-0007 | JC-IL-0047-9000
Lefkow, Joan Humphrey (N.D. Ill.) [Magistrate]
JC-IL-0047-0003 | JC-IL-0047-0004 | JC-IL-0047-0008 | JC-IL-0047-0009 | JC-IL-0047-0010 | JC-IL-0047-9000
Posner, Richard Allen (Seventh Circuit)
JC-IL-0047-0001
Tinder, John Daniel (Seventh Circuit, S.D. Ind.)
JC-IL-0047-0001
Weisman, M. David Court not on record
JC-IL-0047-9000
Wood, Diane Pamela (Seventh Circuit)
JC-IL-0047-0001
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Flaxman, Joel A. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Flaxman, Kenneth N. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-0002 | JC-IL-0047-9000
Morrissey, Thomas Gerard (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-0002 | JC-IL-0047-9000
Morrissey, Patrick William (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Cummings, Nicholas E. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Gallagher, Michael L. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Hannon, Maureen O'Donoghue (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Huff, Andrea Lynn (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Navarro, Sandra A. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Warner, Michael D. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Zecchin, Anthony E. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Other Lawyers Hogan, Albert Lee (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000
Shew, Nathan Andrew (Illinois)
JC-IL-0047-9000

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