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Case Name Menocal v. The GEO Group, Inc. IM-CO-0009
Docket / Court 1:14-cv-02887-JLK ( D. Colo. )
State/Territory Colorado
Case Type(s) Immigration
Special Collection Solitary confinement
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Conditions of confinement
Solitary confinement/Supermax (conditions or process)
Detention - conditions
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Non-government for profit
Causes of Action State law
Defendant(s) The GEO Group, Inc.
Plaintiff Description Current and former civil immigration detainees who were incarcerated and employed by the GEO Group, Inc., a for-profit, multinational corporation engaged in the business of incarceration.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief None yet
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Threats to the Future of the Immigration Class Action
Washington University Journal of Law and Policy
By: Jill E. Family (Widener University School of Law)
Citation: 27 Wash. U. J.L. & Pol'y 71 (2008)
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1:2014-cv-02887 (D. Colo.) 10/21/2015
IM-CO-0009-9001.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint 10/22/2014
IM-CO-0009-0001.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order 07/06/2015 (2015 WL 4095592 / 2015 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 87831) (D. Colo.)
IM-CO-0009-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Kane, John L. Jr. (D. Colo.)
IM-CO-0009-0002 | IM-CO-0009-9001
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Free, R. Andrew (Tennessee)
IM-CO-0009-0001 | IM-CO-0009-9001
Hood, Alexander Neville (Colorado)
IM-CO-0009-0001 | IM-CO-0009-9001
Meyer, Hans Christopher (Colorado)
IM-CO-0009-0001 | IM-CO-0009-9001
Milstein, Brandt Powers (Colorado)
IM-CO-0009-0001 | IM-CO-0009-9001
Turner, Andrew Hess (Colorado)
IM-CO-0009-0001 | IM-CO-0009-9001
Defendant's Lawyers Deacon, Charles A (Texas)
DeMuro, David R. (Colorado)
Emery, Mark Thomas (District of Columbia)
Felton, Shelby Anne (Colorado)
Other Lawyers None on record

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