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Case Name Rasho v. Walker PC-IL-0031
Docket / Court 1:07-CV-1298-HAB-JAG ( C.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Attorney Organization Uptown People's Law Center
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Content of Injunction
Hire
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitoring
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Defendant-type
Corrections
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
Mental impairment
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Classification / placement
Conditions of confinement
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Totality of conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Medication, administration of
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) State of Illinois
Plaintiff Description Plaintiffs are mentally ill inmates incarcerated at various correctional facilities of the Illinois Department of Corrections.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Uptown People's Law Center
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2016 - 2019
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Civil Rights Injunctions Over Time: A Case Study of Jail and Prison Court Orders
N.Y.U. Law Review
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University)
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
By: Malcolm M. Feeley & Edward Rubin (UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law & Vanderbilt School of Law Faculty)
Citation: (1998)
[ Detail ]

Links Cruel Confinement: Abuse, Discrimination and Death Within Alabama's Prisons
Written: Jun. 04, 2014
(Southern Poverty Law Center )
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
1:07-cv-01298-MMM-JAG (C.D. Ill.)
PC-IL-0031-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/18/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
PC-IL-0031-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/06/2007
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion for Preliminary Injunction
PC-IL-0031-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/25/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Class Action Complaint
PC-IL-0031-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/04/2009
Plaintiffs’ and State Defendants’ Proposed Case Management Plan
PC-IL-0031-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/19/2010
Second Amended Class Action Complaint
PC-IL-0031-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/29/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order on Stipulated Motion for Class Certification for Settlement Purposes (C.D. Ill.)
PC-IL-0031-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/06/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion for Entry of an Agreed Scheduling Order Solely with Respect to Severed Count VI [With Order Granting Attached]
PC-IL-0031-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/08/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order (C.D. Ill.)
PC-IL-0031-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/08/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
[Proposed] Settlement Agreement
PC-IL-0031-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/21/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Settlement Agreement
PC-IL-0031-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/23/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 1211] (C.D. Ill.)
PC-IL-0031-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/10/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Baker, Harold Albert (FISC, C.D. Ill., E.D. Ill.)
PC-IL-0031-0001
Gorman, John A. (C.D. Ill.) [Magistrate]
PC-IL-0031-0001 | PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Mihm, Michael Martin (C.D. Ill.)
PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-0006 | PC-IL-0031-0008 | PC-IL-0031-0012 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Antholt, Amanda C. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-9000
Bennett, Camille E. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0001 | PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-0003 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Hirshman, Harold C. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0001 | PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-0003 | PC-IL-0031-0010 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Kadish, Marc R. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0001 | PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-0003 | PC-IL-0031-0007 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Lowy, Barry G. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0001 | PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-0003 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Miller, Laura J. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-9000
Mills, Alan S. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0001 | PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-0003 | PC-IL-0031-0007 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Stone, William R. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0007 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Taylor, Barry Charlton (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-9000
Wargin, Matthew V. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0007 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Corrigan, Terence J. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-9000
Higgerson, Christopher L. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Hildebrand, Heidi (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0001 | PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Powell, Theresa M. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0001 | PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Smith, Brian Michael (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-9000
Walter, David M. (Illinois)
PC-IL-0031-0001 | PC-IL-0031-0002 | PC-IL-0031-9000
Other Lawyers Stonebrook, Martha S. (Utah)
PC-IL-0031-9000

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