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Case Name Henderson v. Thomas PC-AL-0033
Docket / Court 2:11-cv-00224-MHT-WC ( M.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Prison Conditions
Special Collection Post-PLRA enforceable consent decrees
Post-PLRA Jail and Prison Private Settlement Agreements
Post-WalMart decisions on class certification
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU National (all projects)
ACLU National Prison Project
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Male
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Follow recruitment, hiring, or promotion protocols
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Reasonable Accommodation
Reporting
Defendant-type
Corrections
Discrimination-area
Testing
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Classification / placement
Confidentiality
Disparate Treatment
Pattern or Practice
Placement in detention facilities
Testing
Work release or work assignments
Medical/Mental Health
HIV/AIDS
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) Alabama Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description The class of all current and future prisoners under supervision of the Alabama Department of Corrections who have tested positive for HIV.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU National (all projects)
ACLU National Prison Project
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Declaratory Judgment
Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Private Settlement Agreement
Order Duration 2013 - 2016
Filing Year 2011
Case Closing Year 2016
Case Ongoing No
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  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)
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  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)
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Docket(s)
2:11-cv-00224-MHT-WC (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0033-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/08/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 1]
PC-AL-0033-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/28/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Amended Class Action Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 31]
PC-AL-0033-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/11/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Class Action Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 61]
PC-AL-0033-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/29/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion and Order [ECF# 188] (289 F.R.D. 506) (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0033-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/30/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion and Order [ECF# 199] (891 F.Supp.2d 1296) (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0033-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/05/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion to Appeal Magistrate Judge's Order [ECF# 201]
PC-AL-0033-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/05/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Urgent Motion for Ruling from District Judge Myron H. Thompson on Plaintiffs’ Appeal of Magistrate Judge’s Order (DOC. NO. 201) [ECF# 205]
PC-AL-0033-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/06/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs’ Objections to Defendants’ Witness and Exhibit List [ECF# 221]
PC-AL-0033-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/11/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 223] (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0033-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/14/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion and Order (2012 WL 6681773) (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0033-0008.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 12/21/2012
Source: District Court
Judgment [ECF# 250] (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0033-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/21/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Preliminarily Approving Parties' Proposed Settlement Agreement [ECF# 287] (2013 WL 11318845) (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0033-0012.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/06/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [ECF# 305] (2013 WL 5493197) (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0033-0015.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 09/30/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulated Order [ECF# 306] (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0033-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/30/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Fairness Hearing [ECF# 312]
PC-AL-0033-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/02/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Evidentiary Hearing [ECF# 313]
PC-AL-0033-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/12/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Capel, Wallace Jr. (M.D. Ala.) show/hide docs
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Thompson, Myron Herbert (N.D. Ala., M.D. Ala.) show/hide docs
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Goad, Amanda C. (New York) show/hide docs
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Marshall, Randall C. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Neal, Allison Eichenfeld (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Greggs, Mitchell D. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Hill, Anne A. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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