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Case Name Prison Legal News v. Florida Department of Corrections PC-FL-0029
Docket / Court 4:12-cv-00239-MW-CAS ( N.D. Fla. )
State/Territory Florida
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Freedom of speech/association
Defendant-type
Corrections
General
Conditions of confinement
Education
Mail
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Defendant(s) Florida Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description Plaintiff, Prison Legal News, a publisher of a monthly magazine, Prison Legal News, and a distributor of books and other materials relating to the legal rights of prisoners and the conditions affecting prisoners. In this case, the plaintiff was represented by the Social Justice Law Collective and by the Human Rights Defense Center.
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Declaratory Judgment
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2015 - n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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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)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

  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)
4:12-cv-00239-MW-CAS (N.D. Fla.)
PC-FL-0029-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/31/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PC-FL-0029-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/17/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Amended Complaint [ECF# 14]
PC-FL-0029-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/16/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Order [ECF# 279] (2015 WL 12911752) (N.D. Fla.)
PC-FL-0029-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 10/05/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Untitled (2018 WL 2251249)
PC-FL-0029-0004.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 05/17/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Stampelos, Charles A (N.D. Fla.) [Magistrate]
PC-FL-0029-9000
Walker, Mark Eaton (N.D. Fla.)
PC-FL-0029-0003 | PC-FL-0029-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Abudu, Nancy G (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Berg, Randall Challen Jr. (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-0001 | PC-FL-0029-0002 | PC-FL-0029-9000
Glickman, Joshua Aaron (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-0001 | PC-FL-0029-0002 | PC-FL-0029-9000
Heller, Shawn Alex (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-0001 | PC-FL-0029-0002 | PC-FL-0029-9000
Marshall, Randall C (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-0001 | PC-FL-0029-0002 | PC-FL-0029-9000
Neelakanta, Sabarish (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Stevenson, Benjamin James (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Trevisani, Dante Pasquale (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-0002 | PC-FL-0029-9000
Weber, Lance Theodore (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-0001 | PC-FL-0029-0002 | PC-FL-0029-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Adkins, Gwendolyn Palmer (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Garland, Cedell Ian (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Gellis, Sean William (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Graper, Marcus Owen (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Isani, Jamie Zysk (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Julin, Thomas R. (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Maher, Susan Adams (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Neff, Lance Eric (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Schifino, John Allen (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Seagle, Scott J. (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Stoler, Robert M. (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Thomas, Mary Bonanno (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Tietig, Lisa Kuhlman (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000
Waronicki, Brett Michael (Florida)
PC-FL-0029-9000

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