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Case Name Bovey v. City of Lafayette, Ind. JC-IN-0013
Docket / Court 82-116 ( N.D. Ind. )
State/Territory Indiana
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Special Collection Strip Search Cases
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Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) City of Lafayette
Tippecanoe County Jail
Plaintiff Description Male and female who were stopped on a speeding violation and the male who was then arrested for disorderly conduct and subjected to strip search.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Mixed
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Damages
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 1986
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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  Jail Strip-Search Cases: Patterns and Participants
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University in St. Louis)
Citation: 71 Law & Contemp. Problems 65 (2008)
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General Documents
Memorandum and Order [RE:Judgment] 05/23/1984 (586 F.Supp. 1460) (N.D. Ind.)
JC-IN-0013-0002 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
Opinion [Appeal Decision] 08/26/1985 (774 F.2d 1166)
JC-IN-0013-0003 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Westlaw
Memorandum and Order [Re: Attorney's Fees] 06/04/1986 (638 F.Supp. 640) (N.D. Ind.)
JC-IN-0013-0001 PDF | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
Judges Sharp, Allen (N.D. Ind.)
JC-IN-0013-0001 | JC-IN-0013-0002
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bennett, William K (Indiana)
JC-IN-0013-0001 | JC-IN-0013-0002
Justice, Courtney B. (Indiana)
JC-IN-0013-0001 | JC-IN-0013-0002
Leeman, Kelly (Indiana)
JC-IN-0013-0001 | JC-IN-0013-0002
Defendant's Lawyers Gagnon, Edwin L. (Indiana)
JC-IN-0013-0001 | JC-IN-0013-0002
Moore, E. Kent (Indiana)
JC-IN-0013-0001 | JC-IN-0013-0002
Oldham, Marry Ann (Indiana)
Other Lawyers None on record

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