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Case Name Brown v. Vann JC-AL-0004
Docket / Court C.A. No. 77-P-0554-S ( N.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Case Summary
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This was a desegregation suit filed against the Birmingham City jail. It also involved population reduction, sanitation, and other issues. An order for the plaintiffs was entered on April 18, 1978. We have no further information about the case.



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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
General
Racial segregation
Sanitation / living conditions
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action
Defendant(s) Birmingham City Jail
Plaintiff Description Birmingham city jail inmates
Class action status sought Unknown
Class action status granted Unknown
Prevailing Party Unknown
Public Int. Lawyer Unknown
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Unknown
Order Duration 1978 - n/a
Case Ongoing No reason to think so
Additional Resources
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  Bravo v. Board of Commissioners of Dona Ana County
http://www.bazelon.org/
Date: 2017
By: The Bazelon Center (The Bazelon Center)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
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General Documents
Table op. ("Affirmed") (627 F.2d 237)
JC-AL-0004-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/15/1980

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