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Case Name McGee v. Pallito PC-VT-0005
Docket / Court 5:04-cv-00335-JGM ( D. Vt. )
State/Territory Vermont
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Special Collection Post-PLRA enforceable consent decrees
Post-WalMart decisions on class certification
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Defendant-type
Corrections
General
Conditions of confinement
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Defendant(s) Vermont Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description Inmates who have been subjected, are currently being subjected, or who will be subjected to constant illumination in Vermont prison cells and who suffer injuries as a result.
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2017 - n/a
Filed 12/09/2004
Case Ongoing No reason to think so
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Court Docket(s)
D. Vt.
07/14/2017
5:04−cv−00335
PC-VT-0005-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
D. Vt.
12/09/2004
Complaint [ECF# 6]
PC-VT-0005-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
09/19/2005
Notice of Class Action Lawsuit [ECF# 83]
PC-VT-0005-0002.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
09/26/2005
Order [ECF# 92]
PC-VT-0005-0003.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
07/07/2006
Motion for Class Certification [ECF# 181]
PC-VT-0005-0004.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
09/25/2006
Magistrate Judge's Report and Recommendation [ECF# 188-1]
PC-VT-0005-0011.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
04/16/2007
Second Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 195]
PC-VT-0005-0005.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
12/20/2010
Order [ECF# 288] (2010 WL 5389996)
PC-VT-0005-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
03/30/2011
Memorandum and Order [ECF# 298] (2011 WL 1211514)
PC-VT-0005-0007.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
04/05/2011
Notice of Appeal [ECF# 303]
PC-VT-0005-0008.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
U.S. Court of Appeals
03/25/2014
Summary Order [Ct. of App. ECF# 321]
PC-VT-0005-0009.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
07/12/2017
Settlement Agreement [ECF# 412-1]
PC-VT-0005-0012.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
D. Vt.
07/12/2017
Order Granting Final Approval of Proposed Settlement [ECF# 413]
PC-VT-0005-0010.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Crawford, Geoffrey William (D. Vt.) show/hide docs
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Murtha, John Garvan (D. Vt.) show/hide docs
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Niedermeier, Jerome J. (D. Vt.) [Magistrate] show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Franklin, Gary L. (Vermont) show/hide docs
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Hoover, Timothy W. (New York) show/hide docs
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Lipschutz, Seth E. (Vermont) show/hide docs
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Maguire, Daniel R. (New York) show/hide docs
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Manning, Kenneth A. (New York) show/hide docs
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Ritschdorff, Todd A. (New York) show/hide docs
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Schlossberg, Todd D. (Vermont) show/hide docs
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Seibert, Dawn M. (Vermont) show/hide docs
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Simon, William J. (New York) show/hide docs
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Valerio, Matthew F. (Vermont) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Mclean, David R. (Vermont) show/hide docs
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