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Case Name Abu-Jamal v. Kerestes PC-PA-0042
Docket / Court 3:15-cv-00967-RDM ( M.D. Pa. )
State/Territory Pennsylvania
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Defendant-type
Corrections
General
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Medical/Mental Health
Hepatitis
Medical care, general
Medication, administration of
Skin Infections
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
State law
Defendant(s) Pennsylvania Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description Prisoner in Pennsylvania suffering from medical health issues.
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Filing Year 2015
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing PC-PA-0046 : Abu-Jamal v. Wetzel (M.D. Pa.)
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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)
3:15-cv-00967-RDM (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0042-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/01/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-PA-0042-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/18/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report and Recommendation [ECF# 39]
PC-PA-0042-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/18/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [ECF# 157] (2016 WL 3456935) (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0042-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/22/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion (2016 WL 4204544) (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0042-0005.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/05/2016
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 172] (2016 WL 4204539) (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0042-0004.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/05/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 173] (2016 WL 4184054) (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0042-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/05/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Complaint [ECF# 178]
PC-PA-0042-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/16/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 191] (2016 WL 4574646) (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0042-0007.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/31/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Fourth Amended Complaint [ECF# 245]
PC-PA-0042-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/23/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 272] (M.D. Pa.)
PC-PA-0042-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/10/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Mariani, Robert David (M.D. Pa.) show/hide docs
PC-PA-0042-0003 | PC-PA-0042-0004 | PC-PA-0042-0005 | PC-PA-0042-0006 | PC-PA-0042-0007 | PC-PA-0042-0010 | PC-PA-0042-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Boyle, Robert (New York) show/hide docs
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Grote, Bret D. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Brier, Daniel T. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Conaboy, Suzanne (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Dempsey, John B. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Foreman, Samuel H. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Goodrich, Caitlin J. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Katz, Noah Evan (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Macus, Maria G (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Mazeski, Vincent R. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Neal, Laura J. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Holmes, Timothy A. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
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