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Case Name Kenny A. v. Perdue CW-GA-0001
Docket / Court 1:02-cv-01686 ( N.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Child Welfare
Public Benefits / Government Services
Attorney Organization Children's Rights, Inc.
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Male
Benefit Source
Medicaid
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Freedom of speech/association
Content of Injunction
Hire
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Training
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
General
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Adoption
Classification / placement
Commitment procedure
Conditions of confinement
Counseling
Education
Emergency shelter
Family abuse and neglect
Foster care (benefits, training)
Government Services (specify)
Habilitation (training/treatment)
Juveniles
Neglect by staff
Placement in shelters
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Quality of representation
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Timeliness of case assignment
Totality of conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Medical care, unspecified
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Adoption Assistance Program, 42 U.S.C. § 670 et seq.
Ex parte Young (federal or state officials)
Title XIX of the Social Security (Medicaid) Act, 42 U.S.C §1396
Defendant(s) DeKalb County
Fulton County
Georgia
Plaintiff Description A class of all Fulton and DeKalb County, Georgia foster children
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Children's Rights, Inc.
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2005 - n/a
Filing Year 2002
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Legal Accountability in the Service-Based Welfare State: Lessons from Child Welfare Reform
Date: Summer 2009
By: Kathleen G. Noonan, Charles F. Sabel, William H. Simon (Center for High Impact Philanthropy , Columbia Law School and Stanford Law School Faculty)
Citation: 34 Law & Soc. Inquiry 523 (Summer 2009)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
1:02−cv−01686 (N.D. Ga.)
CW-GA-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/07/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Opinion (218 F.R.D. 277) (N.D. Ga.)
CW-GA-0001-0013.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/13/2003
Source: Westlaw
First Amended Complaint
CW-GA-0001-0002.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 08/20/2003
Order (356 F.Supp.2d 1353) (N.D. Ga.)
CW-GA-0001-0014.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/08/2005
Source: Google Scholar
Consent Decree (State)
CW-GA-0001-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 07/05/2005
Consent Decree (Fulton County) [ECF# 519]
CW-GA-0001-0007.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 02/13/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree (Dekalb County) [ECF# 525-4]
CW-GA-0001-0008.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/23/2006
Order (454 F.Supp.2d 1260) (N.D. Ga.)
CW-GA-0001-0015.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 10/03/2006
Source: Google Scholar
Period One Monitoring Report [ECF# 548]
CW-GA-0001-0003.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 11/03/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Period Two Monitoring Report
CW-GA-0001-0004.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/18/2007
Period Three Monitoring Report
CW-GA-0001-0005.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 12/17/2007
Period Four Monitoring Report
CW-GA-0001-0006.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 05/14/2008
OPINION before Carnes, Wilson, and Hill (Circuit Judges) (532 F.3d 1209)
CW-GA-0001-0022.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/03/2008
Source: Google Scholar
Order (547 F.3d 1319)
CW-GA-0001-0016.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 11/05/2008
Source: Google Scholar
Memorandum Decisions
CW-GA-0001-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/06/2009
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (559 U.S. 542)
CW-GA-0001-0011.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 04/21/2010
Source: Google Scholar
Order (616 F.3d 1230)
CW-GA-0001-0017.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/02/2010
Source: Google Scholar
ORDER denying 683 Renewed Motion for Attorney Fees [ECF# 710] (N.D. Ga.)
CW-GA-0001-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/19/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Protective Order [ECF# 724] (N.D. Ga.)
CW-GA-0001-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/21/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Period 18 Monitoring Report [ECF# 734]
CW-GA-0001-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/10/2015
Source: Bloomberg Law
Joint Stipulation and Order [to modify Consent Decree] [ECF# 740] (N.D. Ga.)
CW-GA-0001-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/02/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Carnes, Julie E. (Eleventh Circuit, N.D. Ga.)
CW-GA-0001-0022
Hill, James Clinkscales (Eleventh Circuit, N.D. Ga., Fifth Circuit)
CW-GA-0001-0022
Shoob, Marvin Herman (N.D. Ga.)
CW-GA-0001-0018 | CW-GA-0001-0019 | CW-GA-0001-0021 | CW-GA-0001-9000
Wilson, Charles R. (M.D. Fla., Eleventh Circuit)
CW-GA-0001-0022
Monitors/Masters Dimas, James T. (Maryland)
CW-GA-0001-0003 | CW-GA-0001-0004 | CW-GA-0001-0005 | CW-GA-0001-0006 | CW-GA-0001-0020
Morrison, Sarah A. (District of Columbia)
CW-GA-0001-0003 | CW-GA-0001-0004 | CW-GA-0001-0005 | CW-GA-0001-0006
Plaintiff's Lawyers Antonucci, Stacy F. (New York)
CW-GA-0001-9000
Bartosz, Michael [Sara Michelle] K. (New York)
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Borten, Laurence D. (New York)
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Boyd, Samika Nicole (Georgia)
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Bramlett, Jeffrey O. (Georgia)
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Caplan, Michael A. (Georgia)
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Finch, Aaron Hirsh (New York)
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Gray, Douglas C. (New York)
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Hamrick, Gordon Lee IV (Georgia)
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Hechtman, Sarah (New York)
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Hirokawa, Corey Fleming (Georgia)
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Holt, Daniel W.E. (New York)
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Hyne, Elissa Lee Glucksman (New York)
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Lowry, Marcia Robinson (New York)
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Lustbader, Ira P. (New York)
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Nothenberg, Shirim (New York)
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Pitchal, Erik S. (New York)
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Powell, Jeffrey K. (New York)
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Remlin, Christina Wilson (New York)
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Ricci, Jane M. (Georgia)
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Shalf, Sarah M. (Georgia)
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Defendant's Lawyers Alexander, Carmen R. (Georgia)
CW-GA-0001-9000
Baker, Thurbert E. (Georgia)
CW-GA-0001-9000
Brantley, Overtis Hicks (Georgia)
CW-GA-0001-0007 | CW-GA-0001-9000
Brown, Vivica Mitchell (Georgia)
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Chandler, Patricia A. (Florida)
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Cohen, Mark Howard (Georgia)
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Dancy, Rolesia Butler (Georgia)
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Davis, Jefferson James (Georgia)
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Denmark, Winston A. (Georgia)
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Hicks, Charles George (Georgia)
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Jones, John Custer (Georgia)
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Linkous, William J. III (Georgia)
CW-GA-0001-0008 | CW-GA-0001-9000
Lovett, William Jake Jr. (Georgia)
CW-GA-0001-9000
MacKenzie, Andrew George (Georgia)
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Nelson, Shalen S. (Georgia)
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Pacious, Kathleen Mary (Georgia)
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Ruel, Charissa Ann (Georgia)
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Snelling, Eddie Jr. (Georgia)
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Taylor, Elizabeth B. (Georgia)
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Theriot, Jamie L. (Georgia)
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Whitted, Stephen E. (North Carolina)
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Other Lawyers Becker, Joshua Luke (Georgia)
CW-GA-0001-9000
Fletcher, Courtney Carter (Georgia)
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Howell, Terry Robert (Georgia)
CW-GA-0001-9000
Mast, J. Timothy (Georgia)
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Mazziotti, Thomas J. (Georgia)
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