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Case Name Cooper v. Kliebert MH-LA-0002
Docket / Court 3:14-cv-00507-SDD-SCR ( M.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) Mental Health (Facility)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Defendant-type
Hospital/Health Department
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
Mental impairment
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Classification / placement
Deinstitutionalization/decarceration
Placement in detention facilities
Placement in mental health facilities
Mental Disability
Mental Illness, Unspecified
Schizophrenia
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) Louisiana Dept. of Health and Hospitals
Plaintiff Description Individuals who have been diagnosed with mental illness and found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (NGRI) of a criminal offense but, despite that finding, continue to be incarcerated in correctional facilities in Louisiana.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
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 Unknown
Docket(s)
3:14-cv-00507-SDD-SCR (E.D. La.) 08/14/2014
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PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint 08/14/2014
MH-LA-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Ruling on Motion for Class Certification 12/22/2014 (M.D. La.)
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Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiff's Third Amended Class Action Complaint 05/13/2015
MH-LA-0002-0003.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Dick, Shelly Deckert (M.D. La.)
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Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Fernandez, Kathryn (Louisiana)
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Foley, Eric Andrew (Louisiana)
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Hahn, Neil (Louisiana)
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Hahn, Ellen Bentley (Louisiana)
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Lospennato, Ronald (New Hampshire)
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Otero, Koki (Louisiana)
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Schwartzmann, Katie M (Louisiana)
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Thornton, Laura Lee (Louisiana)
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Defendant's Lawyers Borghardt, Stephanie (Louisiana)
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Cody, Jeffrey K. (Louisiana)
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DeLaSalle, Rebecca (Louisiana)
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Evans, James Garrison (Louisiana)
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Everett, Elizabeth (North Carolina)
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Hillburn, James L. (Louisiana)
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Pantaleo, Lindsay L. (Louisiana)
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Romero, Ryan Jude (Louisiana)
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Sullivan, Kimberly Lacour (Louisiana)
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Young, Jenna Germany (Louisiana)
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Other Lawyers Kirsch, Kyle P. (Louisiana)
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