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Case Name Richardson v. Kane PC-PA-0035
Docket / Court 3:11-cv-02266-WJN-DB ( M.D. Pa. )
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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Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Assault/abuse by residents/inmates/students
Conditions of confinement
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action Bivens
Defendant(s) Federal Bureau of Prisons
Plaintiff Description Male prisoner
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Washington Lawyers' Committee
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Unknown
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Filing Year 2011
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing PC-PA-0034 : Shelton 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
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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3:11-cv-02266-WJN-DB (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0035-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/17/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Amended Complaint [ECF# 21]
PC-PA-0035-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/27/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [motion to dismiss denied in part and granted in part] [ECF# 39] (2013 WL 1452962)
PC-PA-0035-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 04/09/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Staying Case [ECF# 54] (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0035-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/08/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Nealon, William Joseph Jr. (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0035-0002 | PC-PA-0035-0003 | PC-PA-0035-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Dermody, Francis J. (Pennsylvania)
Finkenstadt, Ivy (Virginia)
Morgan-Kurtz, Alexandra T. (Pennsylvania)
Tobin, Jennifer J. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0035-0001 | PC-PA-0035-9000
Walsh, Marybeth (Pennsylvania)
Yeh, Su Ming (Pennsylvania)
Defendant's Lawyers Butler, Michael J. (Pennsylvania)

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