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Case Name Andrews v. Rauner PC-IL-0043
Docket / Court 1:18-cv-01101-SEM-TSH ( C.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Prison Conditions
Attorney Organization Uptown People's Law Center
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Affected Gender
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Mental impairment
Accommodation / Leave
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
Administrative segregation
Classification / placement
Conditions of confinement
Disciplinary segregation
Placement in mental health facilities
Reasonable Accommodations
Solitary confinement/Supermax (conditions or process)
Medical/Mental Health
Mental health care, general
Self-injurious behaviors
Mental Disability
Mental Illness, Unspecified
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) Illinois Department of Correction
Wexford Health Services, Inc.
Plaintiff Description An administrator to the estate of a deceased, formerly incarcerated person with serious mental illness.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Uptown People's Law Center
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Filing Year 2018
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)
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  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 Faculty)
Citation: (1998)
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General Documents
Opinion Denying Motion to Dismiss [ECF# 28] (C.D. Ill.)
PC-IL-0043-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/06/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Myerscough, Sue Ellen (C.D. Ill.)

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