University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
new search
page permalink
Case Name Aref v. Holder PC-DC-0023
Docket / Court 1:10-cv-00539-RMU ( D.D.C. )
State/Territory District of Columbia
Case Type(s) National Security
Prison Conditions
Special Collection Solitary confinement
Attorney Organization Center for Constitutional Rights
Case Summary
Case summary not yet recorded

- click to show/hide ALL -
Issues and Causes of Action
click to show/hide detail
Issues
Affected Gender
Male
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Equal Protection
Freedom of speech/association
Defendant-type
Corrections
Discrimination-basis
National origin discrimination
Race discrimination
Religion discrimination
General
Administrative segregation
Classification / placement
Conditions of confinement
Phone
Racial segregation
Solitary confinement/Supermax (conditions or process)
Terrorism/Post 9-11 issues
Unconstitutional conditions of confinement
Visiting
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 551 et seq.
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Defendant(s) United States
Plaintiff Description Prisoners and their families challenging policies and conditions at two experimental prison units that are being operated in Terre Haute, Indiana, and Marion, Illinois, as well as the circumstances under which they were established.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Center for Constitutional Rights
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
click to show/hide detail
  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)
[ Detail ]

Docket(s)
1:10−cv−00539 (D.D.C.)
PC-DC-0023-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/20/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 5]
PC-DC-0023-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/29/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Press Release
PC-DC-0023-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/30/2010
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Complaint [ECF# 19]
PC-DC-0023-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/21/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Memorandum in Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 23]
PC-DC-0023-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/08/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Defendants' Supplemental Motion to Dismiss on Mootness Grounds [ECF# 29]
PC-DC-0023-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/09/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Memorandum in Opposition to Defendants' Supplemental Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 30]
PC-DC-0023-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/23/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 37] (774 F.Supp.2d 147) (D.D.C.)
PC-DC-0023-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/30/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Denying Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment as to Plaintiff McGowan's 2008 Retaliation Claim [ECF# 101] (D.D.C.)
PC-DC-0023-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/19/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Dismissing Case [ECF# 110] (D.D.C.)
PC-DC-0023-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/02/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion on Defendants' Consolidated Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 115] (953 F.Supp.2d 133) (D.D.C.)
PC-DC-0023-0009.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/12/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [granting summary judgment for U.S.] [ECF# 161] (2015 WL 3749621) (D.D.C.)
PC-DC-0023-0010.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 03/16/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
United States Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit
PC-DC-0023-0012.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 08/19/2016
Judges Brown, Janice Rogers (D.C. Circuit)
PC-DC-0023-0012
Robinson, Deborah A. (D.D.C.)
PC-DC-0023-9000
Rothstein, Barbara Jacobs (W.D. Wash.)
PC-DC-0023-0008 | PC-DC-0023-0009 | PC-DC-0023-0010 | PC-DC-0023-0011 | PC-DC-0023-9000
Urbina, Ricardo M. (D.D.C.)
PC-DC-0023-0003
Plaintiff's Lawyers Agathocleous, Alexis (New York)
PC-DC-0023-0001 | PC-DC-0023-0005 | PC-DC-0023-0007 | PC-DC-0023-9000
Castellani, Annie (New York)
PC-DC-0023-0005 | PC-DC-0023-0007
Citron, Eileen Hren (District of Columbia)
PC-DC-0023-9000
Desai, Kavita (New York)
PC-DC-0023-0005 | PC-DC-0023-0007 | PC-DC-0023-9000
Kadidal, Shayana (New York)
PC-DC-0023-0001 | PC-DC-0023-0005 | PC-DC-0023-0007 | PC-DC-0023-9000
Kreuscher, Kenneth A. (Oregon)
PC-DC-0023-0005 | PC-DC-0023-0007
Lewis, Robyn (New York)
PC-DC-0023-9000
Meeropol, Rachel (New York)
PC-DC-0023-0001 | PC-DC-0023-0005 | PC-DC-0023-0007 | PC-DC-0023-9000
Silbert, Gregory (New York)
PC-DC-0023-0005 | PC-DC-0023-0007 | PC-DC-0023-9000
Spektor, Andrey (New York)
PC-DC-0023-9000
Veblen, Lara (New York)
PC-DC-0023-9000
Young, Chauniqua Danielle (New York)
PC-DC-0023-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Braswell, Marina Utgoff (District of Columbia)
PC-DC-0023-9000
Cartier, Nicholas P. (District of Columbia)
PC-DC-0023-0004 | PC-DC-0023-0006 | PC-DC-0023-9000
Johnson, Timothy Andrew (District of Columbia)
PC-DC-0023-9000
Swinton, Nathan Michael (District of Columbia)
PC-DC-0023-9000

- click to show/hide ALL -

new search
page permalink

- top of page -