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Case Name G.F. v. Contra Costa County JI-CA-0024
Docket / Court 3:13-cv-03667-MEJ ( N.D. Cal. )
Additional Docket(s) 3:14-cv-00270-MEJ  [ 14-270 ]
3:14-cv-00269-MEJ  [ 14-269 ]
3:14-cv-00268-MEJ  [ 14-268 ]
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Education
Juvenile Institution
Attorney Organization NDRN/Protection & Advocacy Organizations
Public Counsel
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Content of Injunction
Monitoring
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Defendant-type
Corrections
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
Mental impairment
Discrimination-area
Accommodation / Leave
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Access to public accommodations - governmental
Assault/abuse by staff
Conditions of confinement
Confinement/isolation
Disciplinary segregation
Disparate Impact
Education
Juveniles
Rehabilitation
Totality of conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Mental health care, general
Mental health care, unspecified
Mental Disability
Intellectual/developmental disability, unspecified
Mental Illness, Unspecified
Schizophrenia
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Indv. w/ Disab. Educ. Act (IDEA), Educ. of All Handcpd. Children Act , 20 U.S.C. § 1400
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
State law
Defendant(s) Contra Costa County
Plaintiff Description Jvenile detainees who suffer from mental disabilities and face discrimination in a county juvenile hall.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations NDRN/Protection & Advocacy Organizations
Public Counsel
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2015 - n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  G.F. et al. v. Contra Costa County et al.
DRAlegal.org
Date: May 19, 2015
By: Disability Rights Advocates
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
C13-3667 (N.D. Cal.)
JI-CA-0024-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/07/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief
JI-CA-0024-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 08/08/2013
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
Lawsuit Details Solitary Confinement and Failure to Educate Young People with Disabilities in Contra Costa County Juvenile Hall
JI-CA-0024-0002.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 08/08/2013
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
First Amended Class Action Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief [ECF# 87]
JI-CA-0024-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/24/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ Denying motions to dismiss as moot] [ECF# 90] (N.D. Cal.)
JI-CA-0024-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/30/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Statement of Interest of the United States of America [ECF# 159]
JI-CA-0024-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/03/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Class Action Settlement Agreement
JI-CA-0024-0007.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 04/30/2015
Settlement Agreement with Contra Costa County
JI-CA-0024-0008.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 05/11/2015
Order Granting Final Approval of Settlement Agreements and Granting Motion for Reasonable Attorneys' Fees and Costs (N.D. Cal.)
JI-CA-0024-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/25/2015
Source: Bloomberg Law
Judges Armstrong, Saundra Brown (N.D. Cal.)
JI-CA-0024-0004 | JI-CA-0024-9000
James, Maria-Elena (N.D. Cal.) [Magistrate]
JI-CA-0024-0009 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Spero, Joseph C. (N.D. Cal.) [Magistrate]
JI-CA-0024-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Carter, Grace A (California)
JI-CA-0024-0001 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Chen, Lillian (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Chernicoff, Zoe P (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Clayton, Patrick Bradford (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Cook, Gina (California)
JI-CA-0024-0001 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Faer, Laura F. (California)
JI-CA-0024-0001 | JI-CA-0024-0007 | JI-CA-0024-0008 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Janssen, Kara J. (California)
JI-CA-0024-0001 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Juneja, Poonam (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Marks, Julia Zoog (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Mason, Daniel Simon (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Parks, Shawna L (California)
JI-CA-0024-0001 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Pitts, Freya E. K. (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Rankie, Heather T. (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Smith, Mary-Lee Kimber (California)
JI-CA-0024-0001 | JI-CA-0024-0003 | JI-CA-0024-0007 | JI-CA-0024-0008 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Vera, Hernan D. (California)
JI-CA-0024-0001 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Williford, Rebecca S. (California)
JI-CA-0024-0001 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Wolinsky, Sidney M. (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Baker, D. Cameron (California)
JI-CA-0024-0008 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Mishook, David R (California)
JI-CA-0024-9000
Smith, Kimberly A (California)
JI-CA-0024-0007 | JI-CA-0024-9000
Other Lawyers Wilson, Ryan C (District of Columbia)
JI-CA-0024-0006 | JI-CA-0024-9000

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