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Case Name Hacker v. Cain PC-LA-0018
Docket / Court 3:14-cv-00063-JWD-EWD ( M.D. La. )
Additional Docket(s) 3:13−cv−00490−JJB−EWD  [ 13-490 ]
3:16−cv−00842−SDD−RLB  [ 16-842 ]
State/Territory Louisiana
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
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
Visual impairment
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Totality of conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Untreated pain
Vision care
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Defendant(s) Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections
Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola
Plaintiff Description 39 year old visually disabled prisoner suffering from cataracts at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se Yes
Prevailing Party Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief None
Filing Year 2014
Case Closing Year 2018
Case Ongoing No
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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)
3:14-cv-63 (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0018-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/23/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-LA-0018-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/30/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Complaint [ECF# 73]
PC-LA-0018-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/02/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order on Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment and Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment (2016 WL 3167176) (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0018-0004.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/06/2016
Source: Westlaw
Statement of Interest of the United States [ECF# 203]
PC-LA-0018-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 12/07/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment [ECF# 278] (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0018-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/06/2017
Source: Bloomberg Law
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Judges DeGravelles, John Wheadon (M.D. La.) show/hide docs
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Wilder-Doomes, Erin Court not on record [Magistrate] show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Adcock, John Nelson (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Most, William (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Trenticosta, Nicholas J. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Animashaun, Babatunde Mobolade (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Blanchfield, Andrew (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Cobb, Brent Joseph (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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LeBlanc, Crews Reynolds Jr. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Payne, Chelsea Acosta (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Willis, Grant Lloyd (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Bains, Chiraag (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Coon, Laura (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Green, Walt (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Gupta, Vanita (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Maraist, Catherine M. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Moossy, Robert J. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Patrie, Aparna (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Rosenbaum, Steven H. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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