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Case Name Mitchell v. City of Montgomery CJ-AL-0007
Docket / Court 2:14-cv-00186 ( M.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Criminal Justice (Other)
Attorney Organization Civil Rights Corps
Equal Justice Under Law
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Assistance of counsel (6th Amendment)
Due Process
Equal Protection
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
General
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Courts
Placement in detention facilities
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) City of Montgomery
Plaintiff Description Plaintiffs were jailed for an inability to pay traffic tickets.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Civil Rights Corps
Equal Justice Under Law
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Declaratory Judgment
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Order Duration 2014 - 2017
Case Closing Year 2015
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
2:14-cv-00186-MEF-CSC (M.D. Ala.)
CJ-AL-0007-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/17/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
CJ-AL-0007-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/18/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Prelimary Injunction Order [ECF# 18] (M.D. Ala.)
CJ-AL-0007-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/01/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment Granting Final Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 51] (M.D. Ala.)
CJ-AL-0007-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/17/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Willful Violation of Court Order [ECF# 61]
CJ-AL-0007-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/02/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Coody, Charles S. (M.D. Ala.)
CJ-AL-0007-9000
Fuller, Mark E. (M.D. Ala.)
CJ-AL-0007-0002
Thompson, Myron Herbert (M.D. Ala., N.D. Ala.)
CJ-AL-0007-0003 | CJ-AL-0007-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Karakatsanis, Alec (District of Columbia)
CJ-AL-0007-0004 | CJ-AL-0007-9000
McGuire, Joseph Mitchell (Alabama)
CJ-AL-0007-0004 | CJ-AL-0007-9000
Swerdlin, Matthew (Alabama)
CJ-AL-0007-0001 | CJ-AL-0007-0004 | CJ-AL-0007-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Holliday, Shannon L. (Alabama)
CJ-AL-0007-9000
Segall, Robert D. (Alabama)
CJ-AL-0007-9000
Smithee, Stephanie L (Alabama)
CJ-AL-0007-9000
Other Lawyers Morgan, Martha Irene (Alabama)
CJ-AL-0007-9000

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