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Case Name U.S. v. Alabama PC-AL-0034
Docket / Court 2:15-cv-00368-MHT-TFM ( M.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Special Collection Civil Rights Division Archival Collection
Post-PLRA enforceable consent decrees
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Auditing
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitor/Master
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Reporting
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Defendant-type
Corrections
Discrimination-basis
Sex discrimination
General
Assault/abuse by staff
Disciplinary procedures
Fire safety
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Gay/lesbian/transgender
Sanitation / living conditions
Sex w/ staff; sexual harassment by staff
Medical/Mental Health
Dental care
Medical care, general
Medication, administration of
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Special Case Type
Out-of-court
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), 42 U.S.C. § 1997 et seq.
Defendant(s) Alabama Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
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 2015 - n/a
Filing Year 2015
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  An Analysis of CRIPA Findings Letters Issued to Jails for Constitutional Violations by the Department of Justice
Date: Apr. 15, 2016
By: Jeff Mellow, Bryce E. Peterson & Mijin Kim (John Jay College of Criminal Justice Faculty)
Citation: Am. J. Crim. Just. (April 2016)
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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)
2:15-cv-00368-MHT-TFM (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0034-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/27/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Investigation of the Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women and Notice of Expanded Investigation
PC-AL-0034-0009.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/17/2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-AL-0034-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/28/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Motion to Enter Settlement Agreement [ECF# 2]
PC-AL-0034-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/28/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Settlement Agreement [ECF# 2-1]
PC-AL-0034-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/28/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [ECF# 10] (2015 WL 3796526) (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0034-0004.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/18/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree [ECF# 11] (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0034-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/18/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment [Regarding Consent Decree] [ECF# 12] (M.D. Ala.)
PC-AL-0034-0008.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/18/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Monitor Report [ECF# 16-1]
PC-AL-0034-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/26/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Compliance Tool [ECF# 16-2]
PC-AL-0034-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/26/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Monitor's Third Compliance Report [ECF# 26]
PC-AL-0034-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/28/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Monitor's Fourth Compliance Report [ECF# 27]
PC-AL-0034-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/25/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Monitor’s Fifth Compliance Report [ECF# 28-2]
PC-AL-0034-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/27/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Monitor’s Sixth Compliance Report [ECF# 29-2]
PC-AL-0034-0022.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/23/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Monitor’s Seventh Compliance Report [ECF# 34-1]
PC-AL-0034-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/25/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Monitor’s Eighth Compliance Report [ECF# 37-2]
PC-AL-0034-0023.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/27/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Moorer, Terry Fitzgerald (M.D. Ala., S.D. Ala.) show/hide docs
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Thompson, Myron Herbert (N.D. Ala., M.D. Ala.) show/hide docs
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Monitors/Masters Dennehy, Kathleen (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Abbate, Julie K. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Adams, Jerusha Tatiana (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Anderson, Robert G. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Bohan, Mary (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Dubois, James J. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Fleisher, Aaron S (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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Lopez, Zazy I (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Preston, Judith C. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Samuels, Jocelyn (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Dunn, Jefferson S. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Harmon, Bart Gregory (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Hill, Anne A. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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