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Case Name Huerta v. Ewing JC-IN-0027
Docket / Court 2:16-cv-00397 ( S.D. Ind. )
State/Territory Indiana
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Special Collection Post-WalMart decisions on class certification
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Goals and Timekeeping
Hire
Monitoring
Reporting
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Post-PLRA Population Cap
Defendant-type
Corrections
General
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Bathing and hygiene
Conditions of confinement
Confidentiality
Counseling
Education
Funding
Grievance Procedures
Recreation / Exercise
Sanitation / living conditions
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Totality of conditions
Visiting
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Medication, administration of
Mental health care, general
Skin Infections
Tuberculosis
Untreated pain
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Defendant(s) Sheriff of Vigo County
Vigo County Comissioners
Vigo County Council
Plaintiff Description All individuals in the care and custody of Vigo County, Indiana, including the current and future inmates who are or will be incarcerated in the Vigo County Jail and all current and future individuals who were transported to other county jails as a result of the overcrowding in the Vigo County Jail.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Declaratory Judgment
Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Filing Year 2016
Case Ongoing Yes
Docket(s)
2:16−cv−00397 (S.D. Ind.)
JC-IN-0027-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/13/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief and Damages [ECF# 14]
JC-IN-0027-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/22/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 46] (S.D. Ind.)
JC-IN-0027-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/19/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Dinsmore, Mark. J. (S.D. Ind.) [Magistrate]
JC-IN-0027-9000
Magnus-Stinson, Jane Elizabeth (S.D. Ind.)
JC-IN-0027-0002 | JC-IN-0027-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Falk, Kenneth J. (Indiana)
JC-IN-0027-9000
Lohmeier, Bradley C. (Indiana)
JC-IN-0027-0001
Sutherlin, Michael K. (Indiana)
JC-IN-0027-0001 | JC-IN-0027-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Friedrich, David P. (Indiana)
JC-IN-0027-9000
McKee, Craig M (Indiana)
JC-IN-0027-9000
Wright, Michael James (Indiana)
JC-IN-0027-0001 | JC-IN-0027-9000

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