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Case Name Doe v. Hudspeth ID-MS-0003
Docket / Court 75-36 ( S.D. Miss. )
State/Territory Mississippi
Case Type(s) Intellectual Disability (Facility)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Hospital/Health Department
Assault/abuse by staff
Conditions of confinement
Neglect by staff
Placement in mental health facilities
Youth / Adult separation
Medical/Mental Health
Mental health care, general
Mental health care, unspecified
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Central Mississippi Retardation Center
Mississippi State Board of Mental Health
Mississippi State Department of Mental Health
Mississippi State Hospital
Plaintiff Description persons who were incarcerated in the Central Mississippi Retardation Center
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Source of Relief Litigation
Filing Year 1975
Case Ongoing No
75-36 (S.D. Miss.)
ID-MS-0003-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/29/1980
General Documents
Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief
ID-MS-0003-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/11/1975
Memorandum of Understanding
ID-MS-0003-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/17/1977
Joint Motion for Continuance
ID-MS-0003-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/17/1977
Order [With Judgment of Dismissal] (S.D. Miss.)
ID-MS-0003-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/18/1977
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Berzon, Stephen P. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
Edelman, Marion Wright (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
Goode, Steven (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Levinson, Sanford V. (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
Michaels, David Seth (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Powell, Barry H. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Trister, Michael B. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Brantley, James P. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Hancock, Timmie (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Snyder, Edwin A. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Owen, Ben L. (Mississippi) show/hide docs

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