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Case Name Muhammad v. Keve PC-DE-0003
Docket / Court 77-221 ( D. Del. )
State/Territory Delaware
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
General
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Religious programs / policies
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Delaware Correctional Center
Plaintiff Description Muslim inmates of prison bringing action against prison officials regarding eating pork in the prison
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted Unknown
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration 1979 - n/a
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing No
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)
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  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)
77-221 (D. Del.) 04/30/2013
PC-DE-0003-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Opinion 10/22/1979 (479 F.Supp. 1311) (D. Del.)
PC-DE-0003-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
Judges Robinson, Sue Lewis (D. Del.)
PC-DE-0003-9000
Stapleton, Walter King (D. Del., Third Circuit)
PC-DE-0003-0001
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers None on record
Defendant's Lawyers Parkins, John A. Jr. (Delaware)
PC-DE-0003-0001
Shannon, Joseph S. (Delaware)
PC-DE-0003-9000
Waters, Ophelia Michelle (Delaware)
PC-DE-0003-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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