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Case Name Georgia Advocacy Office v. Jackson JC-GA-0034
Docket / Court 1:19-cv-01634-WMR-JFK ( N.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Jail Conditions
Special Collection Solitary confinement
Attorney Organization Southern Center for Human Rights
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Affected Gender
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Equal Protection
Mental impairment
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
Access to public accommodations - governmental
Administrative segregation
Bathing and hygiene
Conditions of confinement
Reasonable Accommodations
Reasonable Modifications
Sanitation / living conditions
Solitary confinement/Supermax (conditions or process)
Totality of conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Mental health care, general
Mental Disability
Intellectual/developmental disability, unspecified
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit NON-religious organization
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Defendant(s) Fulton County Sheriffs Office
South Fulton Municipal Regional Jail
Plaintiff Description The Georgia Advocacy Office (GAO) and two female detainees with psychiatric disabilities held in solitary confinement at South Fulton Municipal Regional Jail. GAO is a private non-profit organization that advocates on behalf of Georgia residents with disabilities.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Southern Center for Human Rights
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
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 2019
Case Ongoing Yes
1:19-cv-01634 (N.D. Ga.)
JC-GA-0034-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/10/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint [ECF# 1]
JC-GA-0034-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/10/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Ray, William McCrary II (State Appellate Court, N.D. Ga.) show/hide docs
Plaintiff's Lawyers Geraghty, Sarah E. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Kuhns, Anne Jessamyn Isham (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Littman, Aaron Michael (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Orland, Devon (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Primerano, Ryan (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Arrington, Michelle (Georgia) show/hide docs
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