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Case Name Bailey v. Livingston PC-TX-0016
Docket / Court 4:14-cv-01698 ( S.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Defendant-type
Corrections
Disability
disability, unspecified
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Conditions of confinement
Sanitation / living conditions
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) Texas Department of Criminal Justice
Plaintiff Description Plaintiffs are inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice (TDCJ) who suffer from disabilities putting them at increased risk of heat-related injury or death. They are suing the TDCJ for its failure to provide climate control within its prisons, resulting in extremely hot indoor conditions.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Civil Rights Injunctions Over Time: A Case Study of Jail and Prison Court Orders
N.Y.U. Law Review
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University)
Citation: 81 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 550 (2006)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

  Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State: How the Courts Reformed America's Prisons
By: Malcolm M. Feeley & Edward Rubin (UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law & Vanderbilt School of Law Faculty)
Citation: (1998)
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Docket(s)
4:14-cv-01698 (S.D. Tex.) 10/13/2016
PC-TX-0016-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 06/18/2014
PC-TX-0016-0001.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Class Action Complaint 05/06/2016
PC-TX-0016-0002.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum and Order 06/14/2016 (S.D. Tex.)
PC-TX-0016-0003.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order for Preliminary Injunction 06/21/2016 (S.D. Tex.)
PC-TX-0016-0004.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Ellison, Keith P. (S.D. Tex.)
PC-TX-0016-0003 | PC-TX-0016-0004
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Doyle, Jeremy (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-0002 | PC-TX-0016-9000
Edwards, Jeffrey S. (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-0001 | PC-TX-0016-0002 | PC-TX-0016-9000
Flammer, Sean (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Frank, Abigail Hill (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-0002 | PC-TX-0016-9000
Harrington, James C (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Krause, Wayne Nicholas (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
McGiverin, Brian Rolland (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-0001 | PC-TX-0016-9000
Medlock, Scott Charles (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Nader, Wallis (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-0002 | PC-TX-0016-9000
Natarajan, Ranjana (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-0001 | PC-TX-0016-9000
Pennebaker, Andrew (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-0002 | PC-TX-0016-9000
Singley, Michael (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-0002 | PC-TX-0016-9000
Smith, Nathan (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-0002 | PC-TX-0016-9000
Trigilio, Trisha (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Burton, Cynthia (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Erwin, Lori K (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Garcia, Bruce (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Greer, Matthew J (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Kammerlocher, Derek Josef (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Moczygemba, Kevin Andrew (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Neuhoff, Daniel Christopher (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Phillpotts, Nadine (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Tulinski, Pat (Texas)
PC-TX-0016-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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