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Case Name Jones v. Wittenberg JC-OH-0001
Docket / Court C70-388 ( N.D. Ohio )
State/Territory Ohio
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
General
Sanitation / living conditions
Totality of conditions
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Lucas County Jail
Plaintiff Description inmates at the Lucas County Jail
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration 1971 - n/a
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
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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  An Analysis of CRIPA Findings Letters Issued to Jails for Constitutional Violations by the Department of Justice
Written: Apr. 15, 2016
By: Jeff Mellow, Bryce E. Peterson & Mijin Kim1 (John Jay College of Criminal Justice)
Citation: Am. J. Crim. Just. (April 2016)
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Docket(s)
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General Documents
Reported Opinion 02/17/1971 (323 F.Supp. 93) (N.D. Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0005 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
Reported Opinion 07/09/1971 (330 F.Supp. 707) (N.D. Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0004 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
Reported Opinion 03/04/1972 (456 F.2d 854)
JC-OH-0001-0003 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
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Memorandum 04/30/1973 (357 F.Supp. 696) (N.D. Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0002 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
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Memorandum and Order 12/17/1976 (73 F.R.D. 82) (N.D. Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0006 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
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Memorandum and Order 07/29/1977 (440 F.Supp. 60) (N.D. Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0001 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
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Opinion 09/17/2015 (2015 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 138712) (N.D. Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0008 PDF | LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Carr, James G. (N.D. Ohio, FISC) [Magistrate]
JC-OH-0001-0008
Kinneary, Joseph Peter (S.D. Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0003
Peck, John Weld II (Sixth Circuit, S.D. Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0003
Young, Don John (N.D. Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0002 | JC-OH-0001-0004 | JC-OH-0001-0005 | JC-OH-0001-0006
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bass, Stanley A. (New York)
JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0004 | JC-OH-0001-0005 | JC-OH-0001-0006
Desmond, Marshall R. (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0004 | JC-OH-0001-0005
Frank, R. Michael (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0002 | JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0005
Gorman, Francis X. (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0004 | JC-OH-0001-0005
Green, Merritt W. (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0005
Harris, John A. III (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0003
Lackey, Gerald B. (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0005 | JC-OH-0001-0006
Merritt, Frank S. (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0002 | JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0005 | JC-OH-0001-0006
Wilker, Dale A. (New York)
JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0006
Defendant's Lawyers Friberg, Harry (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0003
Hayward, John F. (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0002 | JC-OH-0001-0002 | JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0004 | JC-OH-0001-0005 | JC-OH-0001-0006
Johnson, Willard A. (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0002 | JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0004 | JC-OH-0001-0005
Pizza, Anthony G. (Ohio)
JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0001 | JC-OH-0001-0002 | JC-OH-0001-0002 | JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0003 | JC-OH-0001-0004 | JC-OH-0001-0005 | JC-OH-0001-0006
Other Lawyers None on record

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