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Case Name Levy v. Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections CJ-LA-0004
Docket / Court 3:16-cv-00542-JWD-EWD ( M.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) Criminal Justice (Other)
Prison Conditions
Attorney Organization Washington Lawyers' Committee
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Defendant-type
Corrections
Disability
Hearing impairment
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Discharge & termination plans
Disparate Impact
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections
Plaintiff Description Probationers and parolees who are deaf or have hearing impairments and who are under the control and supervision of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections ("LDPSC")
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Washington Lawyers' Committee
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Moot
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Case Ongoing Yes
Docket(s)
3:16-cv-00542-JWD-EWD (M.D. La.)
CJ-LA-0004-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/25/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
CJ-LA-0004-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/02/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation & Agreement [ECF# 39]
CJ-LA-0004-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/24/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges DeGravelles, John Wheadon (M.D. La.)
CJ-LA-0004-9000
Wilder Doomes, Wilder Court not on record [Magistrate]
CJ-LA-0004-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Hahn, Ellen Bentley (Louisiana)
CJ-LA-0004-0002 | CJ-LA-0004-9000
Hirschhorn, Russell L. (New York)
CJ-LA-0004-0002 | CJ-LA-0004-9000
Meyers, Susan M. (Louisiana)
CJ-LA-0004-0002 | CJ-LA-0004-9000
Mincberg, Elliot M. (District of Columbia)
CJ-LA-0004-0002
Rea, Madeline Chimento (Louisiana)
CJ-LA-0004-0001 | CJ-LA-0004-0002 | CJ-LA-0004-9000
Thornton, Laura Lee (Louisiana)
CJ-LA-0004-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Griffin, Susan Wall (Louisiana)
CJ-LA-0004-0002 | CJ-LA-0004-9000
Wilton, Patricia Hill (Louisiana)
CJ-LA-0004-0001 | CJ-LA-0004-9000

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