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Case Name Richardson v. Monroe County Sheriff JC-IN-0020
Docket / Court 1:08-cv-00174 ( S.D. Ind. )
State/Territory Indiana
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Special Collection Post-PLRA Jail and Prison Private Settlement Agreements
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Equal Protection
Crowding / caseload
Post-PLRA Population Cap
Bathing and hygiene
Conditions of confinement
Failure to supervise
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Recreation / Exercise
Sanitation / living conditions
Totality of conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Bed care (including sores)
Medical care, general
Medical care, unspecified
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Defendant(s) Monroe County Sheriff
Plaintiff Description Any and all persons currently confined, or who will in the future be confined, in the Monroe County Jail
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Order Duration 2009 - 2020
Filing Year 2008
Case Ongoing Yes
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1:08−cv−00174 (S.D. Ind.)
JC-IN-0020-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/14/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief [ECF# 1]
JC-IN-0020-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/13/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Entry on Defendants' Motion to Dismiss or in the Alternative for Summary Judgment and Plaintiffs' Motion to Certify Case as Class Action [ECF# 28] (2008 WL 3084766) (S.D. Ind.)
JC-IN-0020-0001.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/04/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation of Parties to Enter Into Private Settlement Agreement After Plaintiff's Counsel Gives Notice to the Class [ECF# 52]
JC-IN-0020-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/14/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Finding Private Settlement Agreement to be Fair, Reasonable and Adequate Pursuant to Rule 23(e) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure [ECF# 62] (S.D. Ind.)
JC-IN-0020-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/03/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Young, Richard L. (S.D. Ind.) show/hide docs
JC-IN-0020-0001 | JC-IN-0020-0004 | JC-IN-0020-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Falk, Kenneth J. (Indiana) show/hide docs
JC-IN-0020-0002 | JC-IN-0020-0003 | JC-IN-0020-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Semler, Ronald J (Indiana) show/hide docs
JC-IN-0020-0003 | JC-IN-0020-9000
Stephenson, James S. (Indiana) show/hide docs

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