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Case Name Harrington v. Devito JC-IL-0003
Docket / Court 74-3290 ( N.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Mental Health (Facility)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Medical/Mental Health
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Devito
Plaintiff Description Mentally ill pre-trial detainees at the Cook County Jail challenging the conditions of the jail
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 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 2004
Case Ongoing No
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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  Judicial Policymaking and Juvenile Detention Reform: A Case Study of Jimmy Doe et al. v. Cook County
By: Emily N. Winfield (University of Iowa)
Citation: 12 J. Gender Race & Just. 225 (Fall 2008)
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Docket(s)
74-3290 (N.D. Ill.) 11/30/2011
JC-IL-0003-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Reported Opinion 08/10/1981 (656 F.2d 264)
JC-IL-0003-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
Plaintiffs' Agreed Motion for Attorneys' Fees and Costs, Pursuant to the Prison Litigation Reform Act 09/21/2004
JC-IL-0003-0001.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion [by Defendant Michael Sheahan to dismiss - Defendants' Motion for an Order] 06/02/2011
JC-IL-0003-0003.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Tentatively approving the voluntary dismissal of Duran and Harrington as fair, reasonable and adequate] 06/08/2011 (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0003-0005.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum [by Gary Harrington Respecting the Proposed Voluntary Dismissal] 08/12/2011
JC-IL-0003-0004.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Response [by Defendant Michael Sheahan to memorandum 49 - Defendants' Joint Response to Plaintiffs' Memorandum in Support of the Proposed Voluntary Dismissal of These Cases and Reply to the Responses of Plaintiff Class Members] 08/17/2011
JC-IL-0003-0006.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice [by Michael Sheahan re Response, 51 - Defendants' Joint Response to Plaintiffs' Memorandum in Support of the Proposed Voluntary Dismissal of These Cases and Reply to the Responses of Plaintiff Class Members] 08/17/2011
JC-IL-0003-0007.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Signed by the Honorable Virginia M. Kendall] 11/30/2011 (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0003-0008.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Kendall, Virginia Mary (N.D. Ill.)
JC-IL-0003-0005 | JC-IL-0003-0008 | JC-IL-0003-9000
Pell, Wilbur Frank Jr. (Seventh Circuit)
JC-IL-0003-0002
Zagel, James Block (N.D. Ill., FISC)
JC-IL-0003-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Dienner, John A. III (Illinois)
JC-IL-0003-0002
Elson, Sally T. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0003-0002
Lehrer, Robert E. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0003-0001 | JC-IL-0003-0007 | JC-IL-0003-9000
McConnell, Stephen J. (Pennsylvania)
JC-IL-0003-9000
Redleaf, Diane L. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0003-0001 | JC-IL-0003-9000
Yannella, Phillip Neil (Pennsylvania)
JC-IL-0003-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Blanchard, Patrick Malone (Illinois)
JC-IL-0003-0003 | JC-IL-0003-0006 | JC-IL-0003-9000
Gallagher, Daniel Francis (Illinois)
JC-IL-0003-0003 | JC-IL-0003-0004 | JC-IL-0003-0006 | JC-IL-0003-9000
Konieczny, Karen (Illinois)
JC-IL-0003-0002 | JC-IL-0003-0003 | JC-IL-0003-0006
Other Lawyers Ioppolo, Thomas A. (Illinois)
JC-IL-0003-9000

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