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Case Name Gumm v. Jacobs PC-GA-0020
Docket / Court 5:15-cv-00041-MTT-CHW ( M.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Special Collection Solitary confinement
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
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Defendant-type
Corrections
General
Conditions of confinement
Disciplinary procedures
Disciplinary segregation
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Law library access
Phone
Recreation / Exercise
Religious programs / policies
Sanitation / living conditions
Solitary confinement/Supermax (conditions or process)
Strip search policy
Totality of conditions
Visiting
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Defendant(s) Georgia Department of Corrections
Georgia Diagnostic & Classification Prison
Plaintiff Description Plaintiff is an inmate at Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison who alleges he has been wrongfully kept in solitary confinement.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Southern Center for Human Rights
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Cruel Confinement: Abuse, Discrimination and Death Within Alabama's Prisons
Date: Jun. 4, 2014
(Southern Poverty Law Center )
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Jail Strip-Search Cases: Patterns and Participants
http://law.duke.edu/journals/lcp
Date: Spring 2008
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University in St. Louis)
Citation: 71 Law & Contemp. Problems 65 (2008)
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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)
Citation: 81 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 550 (2006)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

  Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State: How the Courts Reformed America's Prisons
Date: Jan. 1, 1998
By: Malcolm M. Feeley & Edward Rubin (UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law & Vanderbilt School of Law Faculty)
Citation: (1998)
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Docket(s)
5:15−cv−00041−MTT−CHW (M.D. Ga.)
PC-GA-0020-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/09/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-GA-0020-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/12/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 35] (M.D. Ga.)
PC-GA-0020-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/31/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Amended Complaint [ECF# 73]
PC-GA-0020-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/11/2017
Source: ACLU National Prison Project
Notice of Appeal [ECF# 104]
PC-GA-0020-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/02/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Treadwell, Marc Thomas (M.D. Ga.)
PC-GA-0020-0003 | PC-GA-0020-9000
Weigle, Charles H. Court not on record [Magistrate]
PC-GA-0020-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bogan, James F III (Georgia)
PC-GA-0020-9000
Caldas, Tamara S. (Georgia)
PC-GA-0020-9000
Garrett, C Allen Jr (Georgia)
PC-GA-0020-9000
Geraghty, Sarah E. (Georgia)
PC-GA-0020-0001 | PC-GA-0020-9000
Haaf, Chris William (North Carolina)
PC-GA-0020-9000
Primerano, Ryan (Georgia)
PC-GA-0020-0001 | PC-GA-0020-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Demoulpied, John (Georgia)
PC-GA-0020-9000
Lones, Laura Louise (Georgia)
PC-GA-0020-9000
Teaster, Susan Elizabeth (Georgia)
PC-GA-0020-9000

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