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Case Name Cook v. Rowe PC-IL-0009
Docket / Court 76-2224 ( No Court )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Case Summary
Inmates at the Stateville Correctional Center in Illinois filed a lawsuit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against the Illinois Department of Corrections in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The inmates alleged that their constitutional rights had been violated by the ... read more >
Inmates at the Stateville Correctional Center in Illinois filed a lawsuit under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against the Illinois Department of Corrections in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois. The inmates alleged that their constitutional rights had been violated by the defendants' failure to provide them adequate medical care. The parties entered into a consent decree. This is all the information that we have on this case.

Kristen Sagar - 03/16/2006


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Medical care, unspecified
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Defendant(s) Illinios Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description Inmates at the Stateville Correctional Center in Illinois
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Unknown
Class action status granted Unknown
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Unknown
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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General Documents
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Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers None on record
Defendant's Lawyers None on record
Other Lawyers None on record

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