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Case Name Jamison v. Farabee MH-CA-0001
Docket / Court 4:78-cv-00445 ( N.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Mental Health (Facility)
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU of Northern California
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Defendant-type
Hospital/Health Department
Jurisdiction-wide
General
Informed consent/involuntary medication
Placement in mental health facilities
Medical/Mental Health
Medication, administration of
Mental Disability
Mental Illness, Unspecified
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) California Department of Developmental Services
California Department of Health Services
California Department of Mental Health
Napa State Hospital
Plaintiff Description Persons confined as mental patients in California under the Welfare and Institutions Act
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
ACLU of Northern California
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1983 - n/a
Filing Year 1978
Case Ongoing Yes
Docket(s)
4:78-cv-00445-SBA (N.D. Cal.)
MH-CA-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/28/1978
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
4:78-cv-00445-SBA (N.D. Cal.)
MH-CA-0001-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/04/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Consent Decree (N.D. Cal.)
MH-CA-0001-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/26/1983
California Consent Decree Gives Right to Refuse Antipsychotic Medication
MH-CA-0001-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/01/1983
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Order of Recusal [ECF# 163] (N.D. Cal.)
MH-CA-0001-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/03/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Armstrong, Saundra Brown (N.D. Cal.) show/hide docs
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Orrick, William Horsley Jr. (N.D. Cal.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Alsup, William Haskell (California) show/hide docs
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Borgersen, Ellen (California) show/hide docs
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Chasan, Jonathan S. (New York) show/hide docs
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Cohen, Morton P. (California) show/hide docs
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Crosby, Margaret C. (California) show/hide docs
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Lazarus, Lewis (California) show/hide docs
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Londen, Jack W. (California) show/hide docs
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Mitchell, Annina M. (Utah) show/hide docs
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Schlosser, Alan Lawrence (California) show/hide docs
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Schwartz, Amitai (California) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Holland, Charlton G. III (California) show/hide docs
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Johnson, Ralph M. (California) show/hide docs
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Van de Kamp, John K. (California) show/hide docs
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