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Case Name Disability Rights Montana v. Opper PC-MT-0008
Docket / Court 2:14-cv-00025-SEH ( D. Mont. )
Additional Docket(s) 2:15-cv-00022-SEH  [ -15 ]  D. Mont.
State/Territory Montana
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Special Collection Solitary confinement
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Defendant-type
Corrections
Disability
Mental impairment
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Classification / placement
Conditions of confinement
Solitary confinement/Supermax (conditions or process)
Medical/Mental Health
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) Montana
Montana
Montana State Hospital
Montana State Prison
Plaintiff Description Disability Rights Montana, Inc., a nonprofit advocacy agency acting on behalf of prisoners with serious mental illness in the Montana State Prison.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
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 2014
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  See this case at CourtListener.com (May provide additional documents and, for active cases, real-time alerts)
  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)
2:14-cv-00025 (D. Mont.)
PC-MT-0008-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/31/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-MT-0008-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/28/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum and Order [ECF# 33] (D. Mont.)
PC-MT-0008-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/24/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Complaint [ECF# 42]
PC-MT-0008-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/31/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Complaint Against Defendants Mike Batista and Leroy Kirkegard [ECF# 66]
PC-MT-0008-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/08/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Complaint as to Defendants Opper and Glueckert [ECF# 67]
PC-MT-0008-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/08/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Haddon, Sam E. (D. Mont.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Boggs, Tammy H. (California) show/hide docs
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Conley, Anna (Montana) show/hide docs
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Ellingson, Jon (Montana) show/hide docs
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Gray, Kyle A. (Montana) show/hide docs
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Lee, Matthew D. (Wisconsin) show/hide docs
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Miller, Adrian Ann (Montana) show/hide docs
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Taylor, James Park (Montana) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Ambrose, Colleen E (Montana) show/hide docs
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Crowley, William L. (Montana) show/hide docs
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Kauffman, Michael Alan (Montana) show/hide docs
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Kohman, Paulette L. (Washington) show/hide docs
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Leonard, Thomas J (Montana) show/hide docs
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