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Case Name Edwards v. Red Hills Community Probation CJ-GA-0010
Docket / Court 1:15-cv-00067-LJA ( M.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Criminal Justice (Other)
Special Collection Criminalization of poverty
Attorney Organization Southern Center for Human Rights
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Unreasonable search and seizure
Discharge & termination plans
Over/Unlawful Detention
Pattern or Practice
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
State law
Defendant(s) City of Bainbridge
City of Pelham
Red Hills Community Probation, LLC
Plaintiff Description Five indigent probationers, individually and on behalf of a putative class similarly situated and affected
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Southern Center for Human Rights
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2016 - 2020
Case Closing Year 2016
Case Ongoing No
1:15-cv-67 (M.D. Ga.)
CJ-GA-0010-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/01/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
CJ-GA-0010-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/10/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Abrams, Leslie Joyce (M.D. Ga.)
Plaintiff's Lawyers Geraghty, Sarah E. (Georgia)
CJ-GA-0010-0001 | CJ-GA-0010-9000
Primerano, Ryan (Georgia)
CJ-GA-0010-0001 | CJ-GA-0010-9000
Weber, Gerald R. (Georgia)
CJ-GA-0010-0001 | CJ-GA-0010-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Hyde, W. Brent (Georgia)
Rollins, Raleigh W. (Georgia)
Smith, J. Holder Jr. (Georgia)
Spurlin, John C. (Georgia)

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