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Case Name C-Pod Inmates of Middlesex County Adult Correction Center v. Middlesex County PC-NJ-0024
Docket / Court 3:15-cv-07920-PGS-TJB ( D.N.J. )
State/Territory New Jersey
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Special Collection Post-PLRA Jail and Prison Private Settlement Agreements
Solitary confinement
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
Public Counsel
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Content of Injunction
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Classification / placement
Conditions of confinement
Disciplinary segregation
Law library access
Recreation / Exercise
Solitary confinement/Supermax (conditions or process)
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Defendant(s) Middlesex County
Plaintiff Description Pretrial detainees housed in solitary confinement in Middlesex County Jails.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
Public Counsel
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Moot
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Order Duration 2018 - 2020
Filing Year 2015
Case Ongoing Yes
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
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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3:15-cv-07920-PGS-TJB (D.N.J.)
PC-NJ-0024-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/11/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-NJ-0024-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/05/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Sheridan, Peter G. (D.N.J.) show/hide docs
Plaintiff's Lawyers DeBrosse, Jesse M (New Jersey) show/hide docs
PC-NJ-0024-0001 | PC-NJ-0024-9000
Duddy, Fletcher C. (New Jersey) show/hide docs
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Krakora, Joseph E (New Jersey) show/hide docs
LoCicero, Jeanne (New Jersey) show/hide docs
Sellitti, Jennifer N (New Jersey) show/hide docs
PC-NJ-0024-0001 | PC-NJ-0024-9000
Shalom, Alexander (New Jersey) show/hide docs
Defendant's Lawyers Abouzeid, Danielle (New Jersey) show/hide docs
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