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Case Name Montez v. Owens PC-CO-0014
Docket / Court 1:92-cv-00870 ( D. Colo. )
State/Territory Colorado
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Prison Conditions
Attorney Organization Legal Services/Legal Aid
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Monitor/Master
Defendant-type
Corrections
Disability
Hearing impairment
Mobility impairment
Visual impairment
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Conditions of confinement
Disciplinary procedures
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Untreated pain
Vision care
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
42 U.S.C. § 1983
Defendant(s) Colorado Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description The case was brought forth by inmates, former inmates and representatives of inmates who filed complaints against the Colorado Department of Corrections.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Legal Services/Legal Aid
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Unknown
Nature of Relief Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2003 - n/a
Filing Year 1992
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Civil Rights Injunctions Over Time: A Case Study of Jail and Prison Court Orders
N.Y.U. Law Review
Date: May 2006
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University Faculty)
Citation: 81 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 550 (2006)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

  Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State: How the Courts Reformed America's Prisons
Book
Date: Jan. 1, 1998
By: Malcolm M. Feeley & Edward Rubin (UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law & Vanderbilt School of Law Faculty Faculty)
Citation: (1998)
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Docket(s)
1:96-cv-00343-EWN (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/27/2004
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
1:92-00870-EWN-OES (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/22/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Remedial Plan
PC-CO-0014-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/27/2003
Final Order of Special Master (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/13/2005
Second Report and Recommendation of the Special Masters to the United States District Judge Edward W. Nottingham and Senior United States District Judge John L. Kane
PC-CO-0014-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/30/2005
Plaintiff Class Response and Partial Objection to Second Report and Recommendation of Special Masters
PC-CO-0014-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/16/2005
Plaintiff Class Notice to the Hon. John L. Kane of Defendants' Non-compliance of Remedial Plan
PC-CO-0014-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/16/2005
Defendants' Reponse to Plaintiff Class Notice to the Hon. John L. Kane of Defendants' Non-Compliance of Remedial Plan
PC-CO-0014-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/26/2005
Petition to Expand the Scope and Parameters of the Montez Remedical Plan and to Include ADA Standards for Individuals with Disabilities
PC-CO-0014-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/21/2005
Recommended Award of Attorney Fees and Costs
PC-CO-0014-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/29/2005
Third Report and Recommendation of the Special Masters to United States District Judge Edward W. Nottingham and Senior United States District Judge John L. Kane
PC-CO-0014-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/07/2006
Source: District Court
Fourth Report and Recommendation of the Special Masters to the United States District Judge Edward W. Nottingham and Senior United States District Judge John L. Kane
PC-CO-0014-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/14/2006
Source: District Court
Stipulation and Order Regarding Status of Compliance by Doc with Remedial Plan (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/10/2006
Source: District Court
Motion Stipulation and Order Regarding Structural Compliance Montez Remedial Plan
PC-CO-0014-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/25/2006
Source: District Court
Amended Stipulation and Order Regarding Status of Compliance by Doc with Remedial Plan (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/29/2006
Plaintiff Class Motion for Clarification on Standards Used to Determine Disability Status
PC-CO-0014-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/06/2006
Final Order of Special Master
PC-CO-0014-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/11/2006
Order (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/14/2006
Order of Dismissal of Special Master [ECF# 2756] (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0023.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/14/2007
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Courtroom Minutes
PC-CO-0014-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/14/2007
Order (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/18/2007
Press Release
PC-CO-0014-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/24/2008
Stipulation Regarding Status of Compliance by the Colorado Department of Corrections with the Montez Remedial Plan
PC-CO-0014-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/04/2008
Order [ECF# 3384] (2008 WL 1970004) (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0021.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 05/07/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Granting Special Masters' Twenty-Fifth Application For Payment of Fees and Costs [ECF# 3458] (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0022.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/13/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 3641] (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/30/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Granting Special Masters' Twenty-Seventh Application for Payment of Fees and Costs [ECF# 3642] (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0025.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/30/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Letter [ECF# 3708]
PC-CO-0014-0034.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/14/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report and Recommendation of Special Masters [ECF# 3741] (2008 WL 7690793)
PC-CO-0014-0035.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 12/16/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Judgment [Ct. of App. ECF# 3766] (307 Fed.Appx. 160)
PC-CO-0014-0041.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/09/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order of Dismissal of Special Master [ECF# 3840] (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0026.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/05/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Formalizing 9/1/09 Bench Ruling Re Tenth Circuit Appeals from Special Masters Orders [ECF# 4148] (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0027.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/29/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Defendants' Motion in Limine to Exclude Evidence Relating to Medical Treatment [ECF# 4248]
PC-CO-0014-0036.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/14/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order re Report and Recommendation of Special Master and Related Filings [ECF# 4381] (2010 WL 1258077) (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0028.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 03/23/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion to Notify the Court of CDOC's Continued Non-Compliance of the Montez Remedial Plan [ECF# 4504]
PC-CO-0014-0037.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/27/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report and Recommendation of Special Master [ECF# 4893]
PC-CO-0014-0038.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/22/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order re Report and Recommendation of Special Master [ECF# 4960] (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0029.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/19/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Judgment (640 F.3d 1126)
PC-CO-0014-0042.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/10/2011
Source: Westlaw
Report and Recommendation of Special Master [ECF# 5100]
PC-CO-0014-0039.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/01/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report and Recommendation of Special Master [ECF# 5132] (2011 WL 11047632)
PC-CO-0014-0040.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/05/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 5180] (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0030.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/04/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law re Phase I of Class Action Settlement [ECF# 5314]
PC-CO-0014-0031.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/11/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Granting Special Master's Forty Sixth Application for Payment of Fees and Costs [ECF# 5344] (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0032.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/23/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Adopting July 1, 2011 Report and Recommendation of the Special Master [ECF# 5388] (2013 WL 3388734) (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0033.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/03/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Arguello, Christine M. (D. Colo.) [Magistrate]
PC-CO-0014-0032 | PC-CO-0014-0033 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Ebel, David M. (Tenth Circuit)
PC-CO-0014-0041
Gorsuch, Neil M. (Tenth Circuit, SCOTUS)
PC-CO-0014-0041
Henry, Robert Harlan (Tenth Circuit)
PC-CO-0014-0041
Kane, John L. Jr. (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0001 | PC-CO-0014-0013 | PC-CO-0014-0016 | PC-CO-0014-0019 | PC-CO-0014-0020 | PC-CO-0014-0021 | PC-CO-0014-0022 | PC-CO-0014-0024 | PC-CO-0014-0025 | PC-CO-0014-0027 | PC-CO-0014-0028 | PC-CO-0014-0029 | PC-CO-0014-0030 | PC-CO-0014-0031
Klane, John L Court not on record
PC-CO-0014-0011
McKay, Monroe G. (Tenth Circuit)
PC-CO-0014-0042
Nottingham, Edward Willis Jr. (D. Colo.)
PC-CO-0014-0008 | PC-CO-0014-0018 | PC-CO-0014-9000 | PC-CO-0014-9001
Monitors/Masters Barr, Robbie (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0008
Borchers, Richard M. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0002 | PC-CO-0014-0003 | PC-CO-0014-0004 | PC-CO-0014-0009 | PC-CO-0014-0010 | PC-CO-0014-0023 | PC-CO-0014-0026 | PC-CO-0014-0038 | PC-CO-0014-0039 | PC-CO-0014-0040 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Davidson, Richard C. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0009 | PC-CO-0014-0010 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Pringle, Bruce D (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0002 | PC-CO-0014-0009 | PC-CO-0014-0010 | PC-CO-0014-0017 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bellac, Patricia S. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Bulgier, Jimmy R. (Texas)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Carlson, John T. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000 | PC-CO-0014-9001
Carroll, Terrence David (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Greisen, Paula Dee (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0001 | PC-CO-0014-0036 | PC-CO-0014-0037 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Greison, Paula (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0004 | PC-CO-0014-0005 | PC-CO-0014-0008 | PC-CO-0014-0011 | PC-CO-0014-0013 | PC-CO-0014-0014 | PC-CO-0014-0015 | PC-CO-0014-0020 | PC-CO-0014-9001
Lane, David A. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Marks, Lara Elizabeth (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0036 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Miller, David H. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0004 | PC-CO-0014-0005 | PC-CO-0014-9000 | PC-CO-0014-9001
Myhre, Blair David (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0036 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Ramey, Edward T. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0036 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Riddle, Jennifer Wardner (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0036 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Weiser, Jennifer R. (New Jersey)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Arnold, Willow Ivana (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0035 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Atkinson, John Aaron (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Belsches, Grace A. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9001
Berman, Jennifer Allison (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Conroy, Deann Marie (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Dance, Jess Alexander (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Dash, Diane Marie (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Fredericks, Jacquelynn Nicole Rich (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Higgins, William J. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Huss, Robert Charles (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Huss, Jennifer Susan (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Ibrisagic, Berina (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
McCann, Elizabeth H. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0013 | PC-CO-0014-0015 | PC-CO-0014-0020 | PC-CO-0014-9000
Meyer, Brooke H. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Miller, Steven M. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Quinn, James Xavier (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0006 | PC-CO-0014-0008 | PC-CO-0014-9000 | PC-CO-0014-9001
Randolph, Celia Florry (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Suthers, John W. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0006 | PC-CO-0014-0035
Veiga, Jennifer L. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Westfall, Richard A. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Wiens, Adam B. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Wilkonson, Scott Arthur (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Other Lawyers Fraser, Joseph Jerome III (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Garcia, Castelar M. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Hall, Eric V (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Lyons, Thomas J (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
McCann, Beth (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-0004 | PC-CO-0014-0006 | PC-CO-0014-0008 | PC-CO-0014-0011 | PC-CO-0014-0036
Moyer, H. Earl (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000
Tondre, Brice A. (Colorado)
PC-CO-0014-9000

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