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Case Name Shelton v. Kane PC-PA-0034
Docket / Court 3:11-cv-01618-WJN-DB ( M.D. Pa. )
Additional Docket(s) 12-4226  [ 12-4226 ]
State/Territory Pennsylvania
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Attorney Organization Washington Lawyers' Committee
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
General
Assault/abuse by residents/inmates/students
Conditions of confinement
Failure to supervise
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Bivens
Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA), 28 U.S.C. ยง 2674
Defendant(s) Federal Bureau of Prisons
Plaintiff Description Male Muslim Prisoner
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Washington Lawyers' Committee
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Unknown
Filing Year 2011
Case Ongoing No reason to think so
Case Listing PC-PA-0035 : Richardson v. Kane (M.D. Pa.)
Additional Resources
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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)
3:11−cv−01618 (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0034-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/20/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
PC-PA-0034-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/29/2011
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
Opinion [Dismissal] [ECF# 54] (2012 WL 5267034) (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0034-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 10/24/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [Denying motion to certify class] [ECF# 56] (2012 WL 5250401)
PC-PA-0034-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 10/24/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Dismissal] [ECF# 57] (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0034-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/24/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment and Opinion of the Court [Ct. of App. ECF# 37] (775 F.3d 554)
PC-PA-0034-0007.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/02/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges McKee, Theodore Alexander (Third Circuit)
PC-PA-0034-0007
Nealon, William Joseph Jr. (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0034-0002 | PC-PA-0034-0003 | PC-PA-0034-0006 | PC-PA-0034-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Burdick, Jennifer L. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Dermody, Francis J. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Engsell, Tiffany E. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Finkenstadt, Ivy (Virginia)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Golden, Deborah Maxine (District of Columbia)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Levin, Christine C. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
MacConnell, Ross A. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Mackie, Eric L. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
McConnell, Sean Patrick (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Stanoch, David J. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-0001 | PC-PA-0034-9000
Tobin, Jennifer J. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Walsh, Marybeth (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Wong, Rose Marie C (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Yeh, Su Ming (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Butler, Michael J. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000
Scicchitano, Anthony (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0034-9000

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