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Case Name DOJ Investigation of Delaware Correctional Center, Howard R. Young Correctional Institution, Sussex Correctional Institution, John L. Webb Correctional Facility, and Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution PC-DE-0007
Docket / Court No Court Case ( No Court )
State/Territory Delaware
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Male
Content of Injunction
Hire
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Defendant-type
Corrections
Jurisdiction-wide
General
Conditions of confinement
Counseling
Failure to train
Record-keeping
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Suicide prevention
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Medication, administration of
Mental health care, general
Skin Infections
Suicide prevention
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 1997 et seq.
Defendant(s) Delaware Correctional Center
Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution
Howard R. Young Correctional Institution
State of Delaware
Sussex Correctional Institution
Plaintiff Description United States Department of Justice
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Order Duration 2006 - 2012
Case Closing Year 2012
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
By: Margo Schlanger (University of Michigan)
Citation: 81 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 550 (2006)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  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)
[ Detail ]

Docket(s)
No docket sheet currently in the collection
General Documents
Memorandum of Agreement Between the United States Department of Justice and the State of Delaware 12/29/2006
PC-DE-0007-0001 PDF | Detail
RE: Investigation of Delaware Correctional Center, Howard R. Young Correctional Institution, Sussex Correctional Institution, John L. Webb Correctional Facility, and Delores J. Baylor Women's Correctional Institution 12/29/2006
PC-DE-0007-0002 PDF | Detail
First Semi-Annual Report of the Independent Monitor 06/29/2007
PC-DE-0007-0003 PDF | Detail
Second Semi-Annual Report of the Independent Monitor 01/31/2008
PC-DE-0007-0004 PDF | Detail
Amended Memorandum of Agreement Between the United States Department of Justice and the State of Delaware 12/30/2009
PC-DE-0007-0006 PDF | Detail
Document Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Termination Letter 12/31/2012
PC-DE-0007-0005 PDF | Detail
Document Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters Martin, Joshua W. III (Delaware)
PC-DE-0007-0003 | PC-DE-0007-0004
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bagenstos, Samuel R. (District of Columbia)
PC-DE-0007-0006
Brown Cutlar, Shanetta Y. (District of Columbia)
PC-DE-0007-0003 | PC-DE-0007-0004 | PC-DE-0007-0006
Kim, Wan J. (District of Columbia)
PC-DE-0007-0001 | PC-DE-0007-0003 | PC-DE-0007-0004
McDuffie, Kenyan (District of Columbia)
PC-DE-0007-0006
Perez, Thomas E. (District of Columbia)
PC-DE-0007-0006
Smith, Jonathan Mark (District of Columbia)
PC-DE-0007-0005
Trainor, Cathleen (District of Columbia)
PC-DE-0007-0003 | PC-DE-0007-0004 | PC-DE-0007-0006
Weiss, Daniel H. (District of Columbia)
PC-DE-0007-0003 | PC-DE-0007-0004 | PC-DE-0007-0006
Defendant's Lawyers Andrews, Richard G (Delaware)
PC-DE-0007-0006
Bromwich, Michael R. (District of Columbia)
PC-DE-0007-0001 | PC-DE-0007-0002 | PC-DE-0007-0003 | PC-DE-0007-0004 | PC-DE-0007-0006
Connolly, Colm F. (Delaware)
PC-DE-0007-0002
Danberg, Carl C. (Delaware)
PC-DE-0007-0001 | PC-DE-0007-0002 | PC-DE-0007-0003 | PC-DE-0007-0004 | PC-DE-0007-0005 | PC-DE-0007-0006
McClain, Beth C. (New York)
PC-DE-0007-0002
Taylor, Stanley W. Jr. (Delaware)
PC-DE-0007-0003 | PC-DE-0007-0004
Other Lawyers None on record

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