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Case Name Jeanine B. v. Doyle CW-WI-0001
Docket / Court 93-0547 ( E.D. Wis. )
State/Territory Wisconsin
Case Type(s) Child Welfare
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
Children's Rights, Inc.
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Benefit Source
Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Content of Injunction
Monitoring
Preliminary relief denied
Reporting
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
General
Access to public accommodations - governmental
Adoption
Assault/abuse by staff
Classification / placement
Conditions of confinement
Counseling
Emergency shelter
Failure to supervise
Failure to train
Family abuse and neglect
Family reunification
Foster care (benefits, training)
Juveniles
Neglect by staff
Placement in shelters
Siblings (visitation, placement)
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Timeliness of case assignment
Mental Disability
Depression
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 (AACWA), 42 U.S.C. § 620 et seq.
Adoption Assistance Program, 42 U.S.C. § 670 et seq.
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, 42 U.S.C. § 5101 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) Milwaukee County Department of Human Services
Wisconsin Department of Health and Social Services
Plaintiff Description Children in foster care in Milwaukee County, and children about whom the county Department of Human Services received reports of abuse or neglect
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
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
Legislative action
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2002 - n/a
Filing Year 1993
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)
2:93−cv−00547 (E.D. Wis.)
CW-WI-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/29/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
CW-WI-0001-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/01/1993
Federal Supplement
CW-WI-0001-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/02/1995
Source: Westlaw
Federal Supplement
CW-WI-0001-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/09/1997
Source: Westlaw
Modified Settlement Agreement
CW-WI-0001-0002.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 11/14/2003
Decision and Order (E.D. Wis.)
CW-WI-0001-0003.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 11/17/2006
Consent Order [ECF# 545] (E.D. Wis.)
CW-WI-0001-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/18/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
ORDER APPROVING MODIFICATION OF SECTION I.D.9. OF THE MODIFIED SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT [ECF# 568] (E.D. Wis.)
CW-WI-0001-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/31/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Modified Settlement Agreement [ECF# 569]
CW-WI-0001-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/31/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Randa, Rudolph Thomas (E.D. Wis.)
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Bloodhart, Ann K (Minnesota)
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Dorsky, Daniel S. (New York)
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Dunn, Christopher (New York)
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Hechtman, Sarah (New York)
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Holloway, Jean F (Minnesota)
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Kasak, Cynthia J (Minnesota)
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Klaas, Heather (Minnesota)
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Kleinhans, Kacy F (Minnesota)
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Koneazny, Peter M. (Wisconsin)
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Langdon, James K II (Minnesota)
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Lowry, Marcia Robinson (New York)
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Martinez, Micabil Diaz (Wisconsin)
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Merz, Gregory R (Minnesota)
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Moloney, Lawrence A. (Minnesota)
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Murdaugh, Anne W. (New York)
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Nealon, Kellie M (Minnesota)
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Park, Rachel (New York)
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Peters, Mark G. (New York)
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Prine, Kenneth A. (Minnesota)
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Stone, Martha (New York)
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Thompson, Eric E. (New York)
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Westgard, Kristen Solveig (Minnesota)
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Wittrock, Quentin R (Minnesota)
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Defendant's Lawyers Anderson, Peter C. (Wisconsin)
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Barnett, Paul L (Wisconsin)
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Burke, Mary E. (Wisconsin)
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Finkelmeyer, Corey F. (Wisconsin)
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Jorgensen, John (Wisconsin)
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Schlaefer, Mary Woolsey (Wisconsin)
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Stier, Daniel D. (Wisconsin)
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