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Case Name United States v. Erie County JC-NY-0059
Docket / Court 1:09-cv-00849-WMS-JJM ( W.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitoring
Reporting
Defendant-type
Corrections
General
Conditions of confinement
Sanitation / living conditions
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Suicide prevention
Totality of conditions
Unconstitutional conditions of confinement
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Mental health care, general
Self-injurious behaviors
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 1997 et seq.
Defendant(s) Erie County
Plaintiff Description The U.S. Department of Justice
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
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 2010 - 2013
Filing Year 2009
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  See this case at CourtListener.com (May provide additional documents and, for active cases, real-time alerts)
  An Analysis of CRIPA Findings Letters Issued to Jails for Constitutional Violations by the Department of Justice
Date: Apr. 15, 2016
By: Jeff Mellow, Bryce E. Peterson & Mijin Kim (John Jay College of Criminal Justice Faculty)
Citation: Am. J. Crim. Just. (April 2016)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
09-cv-0849 (W.D.N.Y.)
JC-NY-0059-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/11/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Re: CRIPA Investigation of the Erie County Holding Center and the Erie County Correctional Facility
JC-NY-0059-0010.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 07/15/2009
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Complaint [ECF# 1] (2009 WL 3290598)
JC-NY-0059-0001.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 09/30/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Decision and Order [ECF# 42] (W.D.N.Y.)
JC-NY-0059-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/06/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Decision and Order [ECF# 54] (W.D.N.Y.)
JC-NY-0059-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/17/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulated Settlement Agreement and Order Concerning Suicide Prevention and Related Mental Health Issues [ECF# 89-2]
JC-NY-0059-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/18/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Approving Stipulated Settlement Agreement Concerning Suicide Prevention and Related Mental Health Issues [ECF# 91] (W.D.N.Y.)
JC-NY-0059-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/22/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Decision and Order [ECF# 94] (W.D.N.Y.)
JC-NY-0059-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/09/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Complaint [ECF# 97] (2010 WL 2973829)
JC-NY-0059-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/23/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulated Order of Dismissal [ECF# 225-1] (W.D.N.Y.)
JC-NY-0059-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/18/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Entering Stipulated Order of Dismissal [ECF# 227] (W.D.N.Y.)
JC-NY-0059-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/25/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Decision and Order [ECF# 250] (W.D.N.Y.)
JC-NY-0059-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/30/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
[No Title] (763 F.3d 235)
JC-NY-0059-0008.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/18/2014
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
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Judges Calabresi, Guido (Second Circuit) show/hide docs
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Lynch, Gerard E. (S.D.N.Y., Second Circuit) show/hide docs
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McCarthy, Jeremiah J. (W.D.N.Y.) show/hide docs
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Parker, Barrington Daniels Jr. (S.D.N.Y., Second Circuit) show/hide docs
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Coon, Laura (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Fleisher, Aaron S (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Fleming, Mary Pat (New York) show/hide docs
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Fleming, Mary E. (New York) show/hide docs
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Green, Cheryl A (New York) show/hide docs
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Hart, Charles W. Jr. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Hochul, William J. Jr. (New York) show/hide docs
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Jansen, Regina (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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King, Loretta (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Lareau, Alyssa Connell (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Lopez, Zazy I (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Mehltretter, Kathleen M. (New York) show/hide docs
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Myrthil, Marlysha (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Perez, Thomas E. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Preston, Judy C. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Rifkin, Lori Ellen (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Saucedo, Luis E. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Smith, Jonathan Mark (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Weiss, Daniel H. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Colby, Jeremy A (New York) show/hide docs
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Kirkpatrick, Thomas F Jr. (New York) show/hide docs
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Liebenow, Brian R (New York) show/hide docs
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Parker, Michelle M (New York) show/hide docs
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Sleight, David J (New York) show/hide docs
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Wheaton, Kristin Klein (New York) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Dunn, Christopher (New York) show/hide docs
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Eisenberg, Arthur (New York) show/hide docs
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