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Case Name Karsjens v. Minnesota Department of Human Services CJ-MN-0002
Docket / Court 0:11-cv-03659-DWF-JJK ( D. Minn. )
State/Territory Minnesota
Case Type(s) Criminal Justice (Other)
Jail Conditions
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Free Exercise Clause
Freedom of speech/association
Unreasonable search and seizure
Content of Injunction
Monitor/Master
Reporting
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
General
Assault/abuse by residents/inmates/students
Conditions of confinement
Confidentiality
Counseling
Discharge & termination plans
Disciplinary procedures
Disciplinary segregation
Disparate Treatment
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Grievance Procedures
Law library access
Library (non-law) access
Loss or damage to property
Mail
Over/Unlawful Detention
Parents (visitation, involvement)
Pattern or Practice
Phone
Records Disclosure
Recreation / Exercise
Rehabilitation
Religious programs / policies
Restraints : physical
Sanitation / living conditions
Search policies
Sex offender regulation
Sexual abuse by residents/inmates
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Strip search policy
Totality of conditions
Visiting
Work release or work assignments
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Medication, administration of
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Habeas Corpus, 28 U.S.C. §§ 2241-2253; 2254; 2255
State law
Defendant(s) Minnesota Department of Human Services
Minnesota Sex Offender Program
Plaintiff Description "All patients currently civilly committed in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program pursuant to Min.. Stat. § 253B."
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer Unknown
Nature of Relief Declaratory Judgment
None yet
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
None yet
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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Links Philadelphia Forfeiture
http://ij.org/case/philadelphia-forfeiture/
By: Institute for Justice (Institute for Justice)
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Docket(s)
0:11−cv−03659−DWF−JJK (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-9002.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/31/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint for Violation of Civil Rights Pursuant to 42 IJ.S.C. 1983 [ECF# 1]
CJ-MN-0002-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/15/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum of Law in Support of Application for Temporary Restraining Order/Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 18]
CJ-MN-0002-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/21/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Order (staying cases) [ECF# 145] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/06/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Amended Complaint [ECF# 151]
CJ-MN-0002-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/15/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law in support of Amended Motion for Class Certification [ECF# 173]
CJ-MN-0002-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/28/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law in Support of Motion for Restraining Order [ECF# 177]
CJ-MN-0002-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/28/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
State Defendants' Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification [ECF# 192]
CJ-MN-0002-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/13/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Certifying Class Pursuant to Rule 23(b)(2) [ECF# 203] (283 F.R.D. 514) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/24/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreement [ECF# 204]
CJ-MN-0002-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/24/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Denying Temporary Restraining Order] [ECF# 205] (2012 WL 3061863) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/26/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Creating Sex Offender Civil Commitment Advisory Task Force] [ECF# 208] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/15/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Regarding Sex Offender Civil Commitment Advisory Task Force [ECF# 250] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/15/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order on Composition of Michigan Sex Offender Program Evaluation Team [ECF# 275] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/09/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 279] (2012 WL 6044652) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0014.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 12/04/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Regarding the MSOP Program Evaluation Team [ECF# 281] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/13/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 290] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/26/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Protective Order [ECF# 357] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/12/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Brief of Amici Curia--ACLU‐MN [ECF# 408]
CJ-MN-0002-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/27/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order (6 F.Supp.3d 916) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0018.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/19/2014
Source: Justia
Order to Show Cause [ECF# 468] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0022.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/02/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 516] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0031.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/27/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Protective Order [ECF# 518] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0023.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/01/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum, Opinion, and Order relating to Motion for Immediate Transfer of R.B. [ECF# 580] (6 F.Supp.3d 958) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0024.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/11/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Opinion [ECF# 580] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0040.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/11/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Opinion [ECF# 598] (2014 WL 4446270) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0039.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 09/09/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Third Amended Complaint [ECF# 635]
CJ-MN-0002-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/28/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion to Dismiss Specific Counts [ECF# 963] (2015 WL 1893191) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0025.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 04/24/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Findings of Facts, Conclusions of Law, and Order [ECF# 966] (109 F.Supp.3d 1139) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0026.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/15/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Regarding Plaintiff's Motion to Dismiss Counts] [ECF# 967] (2015 WL 3755930) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0032.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/17/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Approving Class Notice Modifications [ECF# 982] (109 F.Supp.3d 1139) (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0028.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/17/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 984] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0033.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/22/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Appointing Special Master [ECF# 985] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0034.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/23/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [regarding plaintiff's motion to dismiss] [ECF# 1005] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0035.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/10/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Brief of Amici Curiae-Eric S. Janus and ACLU, MN [ECF# 1021]
CJ-MN-0002-0030.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/14/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Interim Relief Order [ECF# 1035] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0027.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/28/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [regarding defendant's motion to stay] [ECF# 1055] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0036.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/23/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [lifting stay] [ECF# 1064] (D. Minn.)
CJ-MN-0002-0037.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/14/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
United States Court of Appeals Judgment [Ct. of App. ECF# 1068] (845 F.3d 394)
CJ-MN-0002-0041.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/03/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Boylan, Arthur J. (D. Minn.) [Magistrate]
CJ-MN-0002-0001 | CJ-MN-0002-0013
Colloton, Steven M. Court not on record
CJ-MN-0002-0041
Davis, Michael James (FISC)
CJ-MN-0002-0005
Frank, Donovan W. Court not on record
CJ-MN-0002-0002 | CJ-MN-0002-0003 | CJ-MN-0002-0014 | CJ-MN-0002-0018 | CJ-MN-0002-0022 | CJ-MN-0002-0024 | CJ-MN-0002-0025 | CJ-MN-0002-0026 | CJ-MN-0002-0027 | CJ-MN-0002-0028 | CJ-MN-0002-0031 | CJ-MN-0002-0032 | CJ-MN-0002-0033 | CJ-MN-0002-0034 | CJ-MN-0002-0035 | CJ-MN-0002-0036 | CJ-MN-0002-0037 | CJ-MN-0002-0039 | CJ-MN-0002-0040 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Keyes, Jeffrey J. Court not on record [Magistrate]
CJ-MN-0002-0015 | CJ-MN-0002-0016 | CJ-MN-0002-0019 | CJ-MN-0002-0020 | CJ-MN-0002-0023 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Murphy, Diana E. Court not on record
CJ-MN-0002-0041
Shepherd, Bobby E. (W.D. Ark.)
CJ-MN-0002-0041
Monitors/Masters Magnuson, Eric J. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Plaintiff's Lawyers Borrelli, Raina (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-0017 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Challeen, Raina (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-0006 | CJ-MN-0002-0008
Gluek, Karla (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-0006 | CJ-MN-0002-0008 | CJ-MN-0002-0017 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Goodwin, David A. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-0006 | CJ-MN-0002-0008 | CJ-MN-0002-0017 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Gustafson, Daniel E. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-0006 | CJ-MN-0002-0007 | CJ-MN-0002-0008 | CJ-MN-0002-0010 | CJ-MN-0002-0017 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Massopust, Lucia G. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Taubel, Eric S. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Defendant's Lawyers Alpert, Steven H (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-0010 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Brennaman, Nathan A (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Figueroa, Ricardo (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-0009 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Ikeda, Scott H (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Kieley, Max H. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Welle, Adam H. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Winter, Aaron (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Other Lawyers Anfinson, Mark R. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Borger, John P. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Janus, Eric S. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-0021 | CJ-MN-0002-0030 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Kirwin, John L. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Lebedoff, Randy M. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Nelson, Teresa (New York)
CJ-MN-0002-0021 | CJ-MN-0002-0030 | CJ-MN-0002-9002
Nickitas, Peter J. (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002
Walker, Mary Andreleita (Minnesota)
CJ-MN-0002-9002

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