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Case Name Lebron v. Secretary of the Florida Department of Children & Families PB-FL-0006
Docket / Court 6:11-cv-01473-MSS-DAB ( M.D. Fla. )
State/Territory Florida
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
Florida Justice Institute
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Affected Gender
Benefit Source
Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Defendant(s) The State of Florida
Plaintiff Description the class of all individuals residing in Florida who are applying for, or will in the future apply for, Temporary Cash Assistance, Florida's program to distribute TANF benefits, and who would, absent the District Court’s Order of October 24, 2011, be subject to Defendant's suspicionless drug testing as a result of Fla. Stat. § 414.0652
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
Florida Justice Institute
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Order Duration 2011 - n/a
Filing Year 2011
Case Closing Year 2015
Case Ongoing No
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  Drug Testing of Welfare Applicants and Recipients
Date: Apr. 24, 2019
By: James M. Jeffords Center, University of Vermont (University of Vermont)
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6:11-cv-01473-MSS-DAB (M.D. Fla.)
PB-FL-0006-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/18/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Verified Complaint: Class Action [ECF# 1]
PB-FL-0006-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/06/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Granting Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Denying Plaintiff's Motion for Class Certification Without Prejudice] [ECF# 33] (820 F.Supp.2d 1273) (M.D. Fla.)
PB-FL-0006-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 10/24/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Granting Plaintiff's Renewed Motion for Class Certification] [ECF# 48] (277 F.R.D. 664) (M.D. Fla.)
PB-FL-0006-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/07/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion / Order [of USCA as to 106 Notice of appeal] [Ct. of App. ECF# 110] (772 F.3d 1352)
PB-FL-0006-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/03/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Baker, David A. (M.D. Fla.) [Magistrate] show/hide docs
Scriven, Mary Stenson (M.D. Fla.) show/hide docs
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Totenberg, Amy Mil (N.D. Ga.) show/hide docs
Plaintiff's Lawyers Agarwal, Shalini Goel (Florida) show/hide docs
Berg, Randall Challen Jr. (Florida) show/hide docs
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Dingfelder, John J (Florida) show/hide docs
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Glickman, Joshua Aaron (Florida) show/hide docs
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Heller, Shawn Alex (Florida) show/hide docs
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Kayanan, Maria (Florida) show/hide docs
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Marshall, Randall C (Florida) show/hide docs
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Williamson, Jason D. (New York) show/hide docs
Defendant's Lawyers Panuccio, Jesse (Florida) show/hide docs
Parker, Marion Drew (Florida) show/hide docs
Raleigh, Lisa M. (Florida) show/hide docs
Sevi, Michael (Florida) show/hide docs
Tanenbaum, Adam S. (Florida) show/hide docs
Vail, E. Jason (Florida) show/hide docs
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