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Case Name Slevin v. Board of County Commissioners of Dona Ana County PC-NM-0007
Docket / Court 1:08-cv-01185 ( D.N.M. )
State/Territory New Mexico
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Affected Gender
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Mental impairment
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
Administrative segregation
Bathing and hygiene
Classification / placement
Conditions of confinement
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Sanitation / living conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Bed care (including sores)
Dental care
Medical care, general
Mental health care, general
Skin Infections
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
State law
Defendant(s) Board of County Commissioners for the County of Doña Ana
Plaintiff Description Prisoner at Dona Ana County Detention Center
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Source of Relief Litigation
Filing Year 2008
Case Closing Year 2013
Case Ongoing No
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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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1:08-cv-01185 (D.N.M.)
PC-NM-0007-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/28/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-NM-0007-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/23/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Order and Opinion [ECF# 140] (934 F.Supp.2d 1270) (D.N.M.)
PC-NM-0007-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/14/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Order and Opinion [ECF# 141] (934 F.Supp.2d 1282) (D.N.M.)
PC-NM-0007-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/08/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order [ECF# 145] (934 F.Supp.2d 1289) (D.N.M.)
PC-NM-0007-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/14/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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PC-NM-0007-0002 | PC-NM-0007-0003 | PC-NM-0007-0004 | PC-NM-0007-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Coyte, Matthew (New Mexico) show/hide docs
PC-NM-0007-0001 | PC-NM-0007-9000
Jacks, Jack Bennett (New Mexico) show/hide docs
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