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Case Name Peoples v. Fischer (Peoples v. Annucci) PC-NY-0062
Docket / Court 1:11-cv-02694-SAS ( S.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Special Collection Solitary confinement
Attorney Organization ACLU Affiliates (any)
New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU)
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Content of Injunction
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Defendant-type
Corrections
Disability
Mental impairment
General
Classification / placement
Conditions of confinement
Disciplinary segregation
Failure to supervise
Failure to train
Protective custody
Recreation / Exercise
Sanitation / living conditions
Solitary confinement/Supermax (conditions or process)
Suicide prevention
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Green Haven Correctional Facility
New York State Department of Correctional Services
Upstate Correctional Facility
Plaintiff Description All current and future NY State prisoners.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Affiliates (any)
New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU)
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2016 - 2021
Filed 04/18/2011
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Trapped Inside: The Past, Present, and Future of Solitary Confinement in New York
https://www.nyclu.org/sites/default/files/field_documents/201910_nyclu_solitary_web.pdf
Date: October 2019
By: Shames & Desgranges (New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) )
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Court Docket(s)
S.D.N.Y.
03/20/2021
1:11−cv−02694
PC-NY-0062-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
S.D.N.Y.
04/18/2011
Complaint [ECF# 2]
PC-NY-0062-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
12/01/2011
Opinion and Order [ECF# 37] (2011 WL 6034374 / 2011 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 138021)
PC-NY-0062-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
05/03/2012
Opinion and Order [ECF# 49] (2012 WL 1575302 / 2012 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 62428)
PC-NY-0062-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
05/17/2012
Motion for reconsideration, and exhibits [ECF# 51]
PC-NY-0062-0003.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
06/01/2012
Amended Complaint [ECF# 52]
PC-NY-0062-0005.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
06/26/2012
Opinion and Order (on reconsideration) [ECF# 53] (2012 WL 2402593 / 2012 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 88475)
PC-NY-0062-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
12/06/2012
Second Amended Complaint [ECF# 84]
PC-NY-0062-0007.pdf | Detail
Source: ACLU
S.D.N.Y.
03/06/2013
Third Amended Class Action Complaint [ECF# 93]
PC-NY-0062-0008.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
05/01/2013
Stipulation and Order [ECF# 117]
PC-NY-0062-0009.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
02/19/2014
Stipulation for a Stay with Conditions [ECF# 124]
PC-NY-0062-0010.pdf | Detail
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
S.D.N.Y.
12/16/2015
Settlement Agreement [ECF# 137-1]
PC-NY-0062-0011.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
12/23/2015
Order [GRANTING THE PARTIES' JOINT MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF CLASS-ACTION SETTLEMENT] [ECF# 144]
PC-NY-0062-0012.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
03/31/2016
Opinion and Order [Approving Final Motion for Settlement Approval] [ECF# 329]
PC-NY-0062-0014.pdf | Detail
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
S.D.N.Y.
04/01/2016
Settlement Agreement (and Order Granting the Parties' Joint Motion for Final Approval of Class-Action Settlement) [ECF# 331]
PC-NY-0062-0015.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
04/14/2016
Opinion and Order [ECF# 339] (180 F.Supp.3d 294)
PC-NY-0062-0016.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
06/05/2017
Annual Joint Report to the Court [ECF# 416]
PC-NY-0062-0017.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
S.D.N.Y.
06/05/2018
Annual Joint Report to Court [ECF# 471]
PC-NY-0062-0018.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Carter, Andrew Lamar Jr. (E.D.N.Y., S.D.N.Y.) show/hide docs
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