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Case Name Rodriguez v. Providence Community Corrections CJ-TN-0007
Docket / Court 3:15-cv-01048 ( M.D. Tenn. )
State/Territory Tennessee
Case Type(s) Criminal Justice (Other)
Special Collection Fines/Fees/Bail Reform (Criminalization of poverty)
Attorney Organization Civil Rights Corps
Equal Justice Under Law
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Defendant-type
Corrections
General
Conflict of interest
Over/Unlawful Detention
Pattern or Practice
Poverty/homelessness
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
State law
Defendant(s) Providence Community Corrections
Plaintiff Description Indigent individuals on probation in Rutherford County, TN receiving unduly harsh penalties for inability to pay probation fees.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Civil Rights Corps
Equal Justice Under Law
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Voluntary Dismissal
Case Ongoing Yes
Docket(s)
3:15-cv-01048 (M.D. Tenn.)
CJ-TN-0007-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/12/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
CJ-TN-0007-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/01/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum [Granting Preliminary Injunction] [ECF# 9] (2015 WL 9239821) (M.D. Tenn.)
CJ-TN-0007-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 10/02/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 13] (M.D. Tenn.)
CJ-TN-0007-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/02/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation and Order Converting Temporary Restraining Order into a Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 19] (M.D. Tenn.)
CJ-TN-0007-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/13/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Settlement Agreement and Release [ECF# 190-1]
CJ-TN-0007-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/18/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Granting in Part Unopposed Motion to Approval Settlement Class and Denying Approval of Proposed Settlement Agreement [ECF# 191] (M.D. Tenn.)
CJ-TN-0007-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/05/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Lawson, David M. (E.D. Mich.)
CJ-TN-0007-0006
Sharp, Kevin Hunter (M.D. Tenn.)
CJ-TN-0007-0002 | CJ-TN-0007-0004 | CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Cole, Jonathan Cole (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0001 | CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Karakatsanis, Alec (District of Columbia)
CJ-TN-0007-0001 | CJ-TN-0007-0003 | CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Mothershead, Kyle F. (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0003
Murray, Sarah D. (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Patterson, Lori H. (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Roberts, Kristine L. (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Telfeyan, Phil (District of Columbia)
CJ-TN-0007-0003 | CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
White, Matthew G. (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0001 | CJ-TN-0007-0003 | CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Abascal, Manuel A. (California)
CJ-TN-0007-0003
Cope, James C. (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Cope, Edward Evan (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Esquivel, David R. (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-9000
Garner, B Allen (Missouri)
CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
McCreary, Josh A. (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0003 | CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Rivera, Lisa S. (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0003 | CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000
Walker, Kathryn Hannen (Tennessee)
CJ-TN-0007-0005 | CJ-TN-0007-9000

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