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Case Name K.A. v. Hobby ED-GA-0002
Docket / Court 1:17-cv-00099-LJA ( M.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Criminal Justice (Other)
Education
Policing
Attorney Organization Southern Center for Human Rights
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Unreasonable search and seizure
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
General
Aggressive behavior
Assault/abuse by staff
Excessive force
False arrest
Juveniles
Restraints : physical
Search policies
Strip search policy
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
State law
Defendant(s) Worth County Sheriff's Office
Plaintiff Description All students seized and searched by Worth County Sheriff’s Office employees at Worth County High School on April 14, 2017, other than those identified on the Sheriff's target list.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Southern Center for Human Rights
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Filed 2017
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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  See this case at CourtListener.com (May provide additional documents and, for active cases, real-time alerts)
  Jail Strip-Search Cases: Patterns and Participants
http://law.duke.edu/journals/lcp
Date: Spring 2008
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University in St. Louis Faculty)
Citation: 71 Law & Contemp. Problems 65 (2008)
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Docket(s)
1:17−cv−00099−LJA (M.D. Ga.)
ED-GA-0002-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/10/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
ED-GA-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/01/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Complaint [ECF# 10]
ED-GA-0002-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/20/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Settlement Agreement [ECF# 40-2]
ED-GA-0002-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/04/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Preliminarily Approving Settlement [ECF# 48] (M.D. Ga.)
ED-GA-0002-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/23/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Abrams, Leslie Joyce (M.D. Ga.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Begnaud, Mark Andrew (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Geraghty, Sarah E. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Horsley, Nathanael A. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Littman, Aaron Michael (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Redd, Crystal (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Weber, Gerald R. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Rollins, Raleigh W. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Strickland, Richard K. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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