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Case Name Ambrose v. Malcolm JC-NY-0068
Docket / Court 76-cv-190 ( S.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Attorney Organization Legal Services/Legal Aid
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Issues
Affected Gender
Male
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Content of Injunction
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Pre-PLRA Population Cap
Defendant-type
Corrections
Jurisdiction-wide
General
Conditions of confinement
Visiting
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) New York City
Plaintiff Description Pretrial detainees at a New York state detention facility, Bronx House of Detention.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Legal Services/Legal Aid
Class action status sought Unknown
Class action status granted Unknown
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1978 - n/a
Filing Year 1976
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing JC-NY-0002 : Benjamin v. Horn (S.D.N.Y.)
JI-NY-0008 : Maldonado v. Ciuros (S.D.N.Y.)
JC-NY-0022 : Detainees of Brooklyn House of Detention for Men v. Malcolm (E.D.N.Y.)
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