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Case Name Chimenti v. Pennsylvania Department of Corrections PC-PA-0041
Docket / Court 2:15-cv-03333-JP ( E.D. Pa. )
State/Territory Pennsylvania
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Attorney Organization Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing & Feinberg, LLP
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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
Grievance Procedures
Medical/Mental Health
Hepatitis
Medical care, general
Medication, administration of
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
State law
Defendant(s) Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description Inmates with Hepatitis C who allege that the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections have failed to provide adequate medical care
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Kairys, Rudovsky, Messing & Feinberg, LLP
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Unknown
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief None yet
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
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−03333−JP (E.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0041-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/02/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-PA-0041-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/12/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 24] (E.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0041-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/07/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum [Motion to Dismiss] [ECF# 26] (E.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0041-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/21/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Response to Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment [With Attachments] [ECF# 101]
PC-PA-0041-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/02/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Padova, John R. (E.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0041-0002 | PC-PA-0041-0003 | PC-PA-0041-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Brown, Stephen D. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-0001 | PC-PA-0041-0004 | PC-PA-0041-9000
Levin, Christine C. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-0001 | PC-PA-0041-0004 | PC-PA-0041-9000
Love, Angus R. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-0001 | PC-PA-0041-0004 | PC-PA-0041-9000
Rudovsky, David (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-0001 | PC-PA-0041-0004 | PC-PA-0041-9000
Solove, Ethan (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-0001 | PC-PA-0041-9000
Yeh, Su Ming (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-0001 | PC-PA-0041-0004 | PC-PA-0041-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Foreman, Samuel H. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-9000
Goodrich, Caitlin J. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-9000
Katz, Noah Evan (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-9000
Mazeski, Vincent R. (Pennsylvania)
PC-PA-0041-9000

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