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Case Name In re Juvenile Justice Facilities JI-LA-0008
Docket / Court 3:97-md-00001-FJP ( M.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Juvenile Institution
Attorney Organization Youth Law Center
Case Summary
This case was part of the collection of § 1983 inmate cases that had been pending in the Louisiana federal courts, challenging the operation and conditions of confinement in the Louisiana prison system and in parish and city jails through Louisiana. See the cases categories PC-LA, JC-LA and JI-LA ... read more >
This case was part of the collection of § 1983 inmate cases that had been pending in the Louisiana federal courts, challenging the operation and conditions of confinement in the Louisiana prison system and in parish and city jails through Louisiana. See the cases categories PC-LA, JC-LA and JI-LA of this collection.

Judge Frank J. Polozola of the U.S. District Court Middle District of Louisiana presided over many of the Louisiana prison and jail cases. In an effort to better manage those cases, on July 16, 1997, Judge Polozola ordered the Clerk of Court to create a master juvenile docket and separate files for each juvenile facility involved in the pending case Williams v. Edwards, Civ. No. 71-98-B [PC-LA-1 of this collection]. The Clerk established the following:

In Re: Juvenile Facilities Civ. No. Ch 97-Ms-001-B [the master juvenile file]

In Re: Tallulah Correctional Center for Youth; Civ. No. Ch 97-0665-B-M1

In Re: Jetson Correctional Center for Youth; Civ. No. Ch 97-0666-B-M1

In Re: Swanson Correctional Center for Youth; Civ. No. Ch 97-0667-B-M1

In Re: Louisiana Training Institute - Bridge City; Civ. No. Ch 97-0668- B-M1

Documents relating to those secure juvenile facilities were placed in the appropriate new case file. PACER dockets for each juvenile file are part of this collection.

The suit, styled U.S. v. Louisiana, Civ. No. 98-00947 [JI-LA-1] was the lead case challenging conditions of confinement at Louisiana's secure juvenile facilities. In 1998, U.S. v. Louisiana was ordered consolidated with other pending prison and jail cases. Subsequent pleadings and orders filed in U.S. v. Louisiana, were also filed in the other prison and juvenile cases pending in the Middle District of Louisiana.

See JI-LA-1 for a complete summary of the procedural history of these juvenile cases.

Dan Dalton - 02/25/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Assault/abuse by staff
Classification / placement
Mail
Parents (visitation, involvement)
Phone
Restraints : chemical
Restraints : physical
Sex w/ staff; sexual harassment by staff
Sexual abuse by residents/inmates
Totality of conditions
Visiting
Medical/Mental Health
Dental care
HIV/AIDS
Medical care, general
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Defendant(s) Jetson Correctional Center for Youth
Louisiana Training Institute - Bridge City
State of Louisiana
Swanson Correctional Center for Youth
Tallulah Correctional Center for Youth
Plaintiff Description United States Department of Justice and juveniles held in Louisiana's secure juvenile facilities
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Youth Law Center
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1998 - 2006
Case Closing Year 2006
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing JI-LA-0001 : United States v. Louisiana (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001 : Williams v. McKeithen (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0006 : Brian B. v. Stalder (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0007 : A.A. v. Wackenhut (M.D. La.)
Docket(s)
3:95-cv-00268-FJP (M.D. La.) 12/23/1997
JI-LA-0008-9001 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
3:94-cv-02633-FJP (M.D. La.) 07/31/1998
JI-LA-0008-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
3:97-cv-00666-FJP (M.D. La.) 05/07/2002
JI-LA-0008-9004 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
3:97-cv-00667-FJP (M.D. La.) 05/07/2002
JI-LA-0008-9005 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
3:97-cv-00668-FJP (M.D. La.) 12/31/2003
JI-LA-0008-9006 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
3:97-md-00001-FJP (M.D. La.) 01/14/2004
JI-LA-0008-9002 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
3:97-cv-00665-FJP (M.D. La.) 01/14/2004
JI-LA-0008-9003 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Response of the United States to the Court's March 10, 1998 Order 08/07/1998
JI-LA-0008-0017 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Letter from John P. Whitley to Judge Polozola 08/13/1998
JI-LA-0008-0002 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Response of Department of Public Safety and Corrections to Court's August 10, 1998 Order 08/25/1998
JI-LA-0008-0003 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Ruling and Protective Order 10/05/1998 (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0004 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Letter from Richard Stalder to Judge Polozola 10/07/1998
JI-LA-0008-0018 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Incident Report 10/19/1998
JI-LA-0008-0019 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Certificate of Service 10/19/1998
JI-LA-0008-0020 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree Violation 10/22/1998
JI-LA-0008-0035 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Certificate of Service 11/16/1998
JI-LA-0008-0021 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum in Opposition to Motion to Consolidate 11/17/1998
JI-LA-0008-0005 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Interim Monitoring Report 11/20/1998
JI-LA-0008-0022 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum re Interim Agreement and Project Zero Tolerance 11/20/1998
JI-LA-0008-0023 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
United States Memorandum in Response to Defendant's Opposition to Class Certification in Brian B. V. Stalder 12/07/1998
JI-LA-0008-0024 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Contentions of Plaintiffs in Williams v. McKeithen 12/07/1998
JI-LA-0008-0025 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiff's Contentions 12/07/1998
JI-LA-0008-0026 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order 02/11/1999 (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0027 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Inspection Report 10/04/1999
JI-LA-0008-0028 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Motion to File Education Settlement Agreement, Request a Stay of Education Litigation, and Set a Hearing Date 11/01/1999
JI-LA-0008-0006 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum in Support of Joint Motion to File Education Settlement Agreement, Request a Stay of Education Litigation, and Set a Hearing Date 11/01/1999
JI-LA-0008-0007 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree Compliance Certification 06/01/2000
JI-LA-0008-0029 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
May 2000 Report 06/18/2000
JI-LA-0008-0030 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree Compliance 06/21/2000
JI-LA-0008-0031 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Monthly Consent Decree Report 06/21/2000
JI-LA-0008-0036 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Motion for Conditional Dismissal and Other Relief 09/07/2000
JI-LA-0008-0008 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion for Settlement Agreement for Medical, Dental, Mental Health, Rehabilitation and Juvenile Justice Issues 09/07/2000
JI-LA-0008-0009 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order 09/07/2000 (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0010 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Inspector Report 09/07/2000
JI-LA-0008-0012 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Inspector Report 09/07/2000
JI-LA-0008-0014 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order 09/07/2000 (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0032 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order 09/07/2000 (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0037 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Minute Entry 09/13/2000
JI-LA-0008-0011 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion 10/03/2000 (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0016 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion 10/03/2000 (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0033 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order 12/31/2003 (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0015 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order 12/31/2003 (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0034 PDF | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Louisiana Juvenile Justice System dismissed from federal oversight 05/01/2006
JI-LA-0008-0001 PDF | Detail
Judges Brady, James J. (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008-0015 | JI-LA-0008-0034
Polozola, Frank Joseph (M.D. La.) [Magistrate]
JI-LA-0008-0002 | JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0010 | JI-LA-0008-0011 | JI-LA-0008-0016 | JI-LA-0008-0018 | JI-LA-0008-0019 | JI-LA-0008-0025 | JI-LA-0008-0026 | JI-LA-0008-0027 | JI-LA-0008-0031 | JI-LA-0008-0032 | JI-LA-0008-0033 | JI-LA-0008-0035 | JI-LA-0008-0036 | JI-LA-0008-0037 | JI-LA-0008-9000 | JI-LA-0008-9001 | JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9003 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005 | JI-LA-0008-9006
Monitors/Masters Mills, Edward G. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0023
Plaintiff's Lawyers Celeste, Gabriella (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009
Cohen, J. Richard (Alabama)
JI-LA-0008-0026
Denlinger, June E. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0025 | JI-LA-0008-0026 | JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9003 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005 | JI-LA-0008-9006
Frohboese, Robinsue (District of Columbia)
JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0024
Goff, Addison Kennon III (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0026 | JI-LA-0008-9003
Jordan, Eddie J. Jr. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0025
Lee, Bill Lann (District of Columbia)
JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0024
Nordyke, Keith B (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0019 | JI-LA-0008-0024 | JI-LA-0008-0025 | JI-LA-0008-0026 | JI-LA-0008-0035 | JI-LA-0008-0036 | JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9003 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005 | JI-LA-0008-9006
Rosenbaum, Steven H. (District of Columbia)
JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0024
Soler, Mark I. (District of Columbia)
JI-LA-0008-0026
Utter, David J. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009 | JI-LA-0008-0024 | JI-LA-0008-0025 | JI-LA-0008-0026 | JI-LA-0008-9003
Warboys, Loren M. (California)
JI-LA-0008-0026
Wolleson, P. Scott (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0026 | JI-LA-0008-9003
Defendant's Lawyers Ieyoub, Richard P. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009
Joseph, Cheney (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0025
Koury, Constance A. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009
Morgan, Martha S. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0018
Perrault, Jean-Paul (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0005
Simmons, Richard T. Jr. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0024 | JI-LA-0008-0025
Other Lawyers Alexander, Victoria C. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-9002
Barron, Michael C. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9003 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005
Cannon, Raymond Lee (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-9003
Castille, Charles F. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005
Curry, Richard A. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0003 | JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0005 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0024 | JI-LA-0008-0025 | JI-LA-0008-0026 | JI-LA-0008-0028 | JI-LA-0008-0036 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005 | JI-LA-0008-9006
Dubos, Michael L. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-9003
Elliott, Howard P. Jr. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005
Goldschmidt, Iris (District of Columbia)
JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-9003
Hymel, L. J. Jr. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0025 | JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9003 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005
Kline, William Lester (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0020 | JI-LA-0008-0021 | JI-LA-0008-0031 | JI-LA-0008-0035 | JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9003 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005 | JI-LA-0008-9006
Montgomery, J. Marvin (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005 | JI-LA-0008-9006
Picciotti-Bayer, Andrea (District of Columbia)
JI-LA-0008-0024
Preston, Judith C. (District of Columbia)
JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0008 | JI-LA-0008-0009 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0025 | JI-LA-0008-0026 | JI-LA-0008-9003
Resetarits, Jeffrey (District of Columbia)
JI-LA-0008-9003
Rieger, Shannon Sweeny (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005 | JI-LA-0008-9006
Roberts, Charles William (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0025 | JI-LA-0008-0026 | JI-LA-0008-9004
Russell, Kevin K. (District of Columbia)
JI-LA-0008-0004 | JI-LA-0008-0006 | JI-LA-0008-0007 | JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9003
Skinner, Michael D. (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-0017 | JI-LA-0008-0025
Usry, Thomas Allen (Louisiana)
JI-LA-0008-9002 | JI-LA-0008-9004 | JI-LA-0008-9005

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