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Case Name Diamond v. Owens PC-GA-0017
Docket / Court 5:15-cv-00050-MTT ( M.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Attorney Organization Southern Poverty Law Center
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Defendant-type
Corrections
General
Classification / placement
Gay/lesbian/transgender
Prison Rape Elimination Act
Sexual abuse by residents/inmates
Medical/Mental Health
Medication, administration of
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Defendant(s) Georgia Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description Transgender inmate
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Southern Poverty Law Center
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Filing Year 2015
Case Closing Year 2016
Case Ongoing No
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)
5:15−cv−00050 (M.D. Ga.)
PC-GA-0017-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/07/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Verified Complaint [ECF# 3]
PC-GA-0017-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/19/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum of Law in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 2]
PC-GA-0017-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/20/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Statement of Interest of the United States [ECF# 29]
PC-GA-0017-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/03/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order
PC-GA-0017-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/14/2015
Source: Bloomberg Law
Order [ECF# 68] (M.D. Ga.)
PC-GA-0017-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/14/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Treadwell, Marc Thomas (M.D. Ga.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Dinielli, David Carter (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Ezie, A. Chinyere (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Knoepp, James Melvin (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Wolfe, Samuel (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Boyce, Sharonda (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Crowder, Elizabeth McRary (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Gore, Deborah Nolan (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Johnson, David V. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Tarver, Brett A. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Abbate, Julie K. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Brett, Sharon (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Gupta, Vanita (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Kappelhoff, Mark (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Moore, Michael J. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Preston, Judy C. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Snell, Bernard (Georgia) show/hide docs
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