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Case Name In Re: County of Wayne JI-MI-0002
Docket / Court Docket No. Not Available ( State Court )
State/Territory Michigan
Case Type(s) Juvenile Institution
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Post-PLRA Population Cap
General
Assault/abuse by residents/inmates/students
Deinstitutionalization/decarceration
Education
Fire safety
Library (non-law) access
Mail
Phone
Sex w/ staff; sexual harassment by staff
Suicide prevention
Totality of conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Dental care
Medical care, general
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
City/County Plaintiff
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 1997 et seq.
State law
Defendant(s) Probate Court for Wayne County
Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility
Plaintiff Description County of Wayne, Wayne County Executive, Wayne County Youth Home and its interim director
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Mixed
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1995 - n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Docket(s)
No docket sheet currently in the collection
General Documents
Notice Letter re: CRIPA Investigation of Wayne County Youth Home, Detroit , Michigan
JI-MI-0002-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/21/1994
Correspondence
JI-MI-0002-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/13/1994
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Notice of Findings of Investigation, Wayne County Juvenile Detention Facility
JI-MI-0002-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/21/1994
Case Summary
JI-MI-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/16/1995
Complaint for Writ of Superintending Control/Prohibition and other Relief
JI-MI-0002-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/16/1995
Preliminary Agreement to Cap Jail Population at 175
JI-MI-0002-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/21/1995
Plaintiff's Lawyers Granholm, Jennifer M. (Michigan)
JI-MI-0002-0002
Patrick, Deval L. (District of Columbia)
JI-MI-0002-0005 | JI-MI-0002-0006
Turner, James P. (District of Columbia)
JI-MI-0002-0004

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