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Case Name M.G. v. Cuomo MH-NY-0012
Docket / Court 1:19-cv-00639 ( S.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Mental Health (Facility)
Prison Conditions
Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Olmstead Cases
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Hospital/Health Department
Mental impairment
Access to public accommodations - governmental
Discharge & termination plans
Housing assistance
Over/Unlawful Detention
Placement in mental health facilities
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Solitary confinement/Supermax (conditions or process)
Medical/Mental Health
Mental health care, general
Mental Disability
Mental Illness, Unspecified
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) New York State
New York State
New York State
Plaintiff Description Six indigent prison inmates with mental illness who are being held in prison past their release dates because of a shortage of community-based housing, on behalf of a class of people with serious mental whom the defendants hold in prisons past their release dates.
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
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 2019
Case Ongoing Yes
7:19−cv−00639−CS (S.D.N.Y.)
MH-NY-0012-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/07/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint [ECF# 1]
MH-NY-0012-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/23/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Seibel, Cathy (S.D.N.Y.) show/hide docs
Plaintiff's Lawyers Landriscina, Elena Maria (New York) show/hide docs
MH-NY-0012-0002 | MH-NY-0012-9000
Quackenbush, Robert Matthew (New York) show/hide docs
Rosenthal, Joshua M (New York) show/hide docs
Short, Stefan Russell (New York) show/hide docs
Sterling, Betsy (New York) show/hide docs
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