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Case Name United States v. Rhode Island DR-RI-0003
Docket / Court 1:14-cv-00175 ( D.R.I. )
State/Territory Rhode Island
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Olmstead Cases
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Benefit Source
SSDI
SSI
Content of Injunction
Comply with advertising/recruiting requirements
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Goals (e.g., for hiring, admissions)
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Reasonable Accommodation
Reporting
Defendant-type
Elementary/Secondary School
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
disability, unspecified
Integrated setting
Mental impairment
Discrimination-area
Steering
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Access to public accommodations - governmental
Confinement/isolation
Disparate Impact
Disparate Treatment
Individualized planning
Juveniles
Placement in shelters
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Reasonable Accommodations
Reasonable Modifications
Special education
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Medical/Mental Health
Intellectual disability/mental illness dual diagnosis
Intellectual/Developmental Disability
Mental Disability
Developmental disability without intellectual disability
Intellectual/developmental disability, unspecified
Learning disability
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. ยงยง 12111 et seq.
Defendant(s) Rhode Island
Plaintiff Description Civil Rights Division, U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities receiving educational, vocational, and shelter services in Rhode Island
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 2014 - 2024
Filing Year 2014
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing PB-GA-0001 : L.C. v. Olmstead (N.D. Ga.)
DR-RI-0004 : United States v. Rhode Island and City of Providence (D.R.I.)
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Docket(s)
1:14-cv-00175 (D.R.I.)
DR-RI-0003-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/10/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Fact Sheet
DR-RI-0003-0003.pdf | Detail
Date:
Source: Non-PACER U.S. District Court Website
Findings Letter
DR-RI-0003-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/06/2014
Source: Non-PACER U.S. District Court Website
Complaint [ECF# 1]
DR-RI-0003-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/08/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree [ECF# 5] (D.R.I.)
DR-RI-0003-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/09/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 35] (D.R.I.)
DR-RI-0003-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/18/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Lagueux, Ronald Rene (D.R.I.) show/hide docs
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McConnell, John James Jr. (D.R.I.) show/hide docs
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Sullivan, Patricia A. Court not on record [Magistrate] show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Bond, Rebecca B. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Kline, Regina (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Myrus, Richard B. (Rhode Island) show/hide docs
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Neronha, Peter F. (Rhode Island) show/hide docs
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Thomas, Victoria L (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Weinstock, Lindsey M. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Zeitler, Nicole K. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers DeSisto, Marc (Rhode Island) show/hide docs
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