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Case Name Williams v. McKeithen PC-LA-0001
Docket / Court 71-CV-98B ( M.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Special Collection Civil Rights Division Archival Collection
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Pre-PLRA Population Cap
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Classification / placement
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Totality of conditions
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Louisiana State Penitentiary
Plaintiff Description Inmates challenging the constitutionality of their housing conditions at Louisiana facilities
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se Unknown
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1975 - 2006
Filing Year 1971
Case Closing Year 2006
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing JI-LA-0001 : United States v. Louisiana (M.D. La.)
JC-LA-0021 : In re Parish Prison [Jail] Populations (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0006 : Brian B. v. Stalder (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0008 : In re Juvenile Justice Facilities (M.D. La.)
JI-LA-0007 : A.A. v. Wackenhut (M.D. La.)
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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)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

  Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State: How the Courts Reformed America's Prisons
Book
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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Docket(s)
71-CV-98 (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-9002.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/11/1993
Source: Nat'l Archives (NARA)-details in other
71-CV-98 (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-9003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/11/1993
Source: Nat'l Archives (NARA)-details in other
71-CV-98 (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/21/1998
71-CV-98 (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/07/2004
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Settlement Agreement for Medical, Dental, Mental Health, Rehabilitation and Juvenile Justice Issues
PC-LA-0001-0020.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date:
Special Master's Report
PC-LA-0001-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/28/1975
Judgment and Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/10/1975
Opinion (547 F.2d 1206)
PC-LA-0001-0032.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/15/1977
Source: Google Scholar
[Order] (495 F.Supp. 707) (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0034.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/04/1980
Source: Google Scholar
Stipulation & Consent Decree
PC-LA-0001-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/19/1983
Memorandum on the Issue of Who Represents the State (1990 WL 265971) (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0036.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/20/1990
Reported Opinion (939 F.2d 1100)
PC-LA-0001-0029.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/13/1991
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (963 F.2d 70)
PC-LA-0001-0030.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/04/1992
Source: Google Scholar
Order (1993 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 21193) (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0038.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/27/1993
Source: LexisNexis
Opinion (87 F.3d 126)
PC-LA-0001-0033.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/16/1996
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (95 F.3d 56)
PC-LA-0001-0037.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/24/1996
Petition for order approving settlement for purpose of terminating Consent Decrees
PC-LA-0001-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/26/1996
Order approving Settlement (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/26/1996
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/26/1996
Amended November 17, 1995 Judgment and order (09-26-96) (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/26/1996
Minute Entry (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/26/1996
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0023.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/22/1996
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/09/1996
Motion and Order to clarify consent Decree (12-20-96) (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/20/1996
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/24/1997
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/01/1997
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/06/1997
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/22/1997
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/10/1997
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/31/1997
Opinion (147 F.3d 367)
PC-LA-0001-0031.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/14/1998
Source: Google Scholar
United States' Jena Agreement
PC-LA-0001-0022.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 04/01/2000
Memorandum Opinion (121 F.Supp.2d 943) (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0035.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 10/03/2000
Source: Google Scholar
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0028.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/13/2001
2003 Settlement Agreement
PC-LA-0001-0021.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/17/2003
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0026.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/22/2004
Order (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0027.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/05/2005
Judges Ainsworth, Robert Andrew Jr. (E.D. La., Fifth Circuit)
PC-LA-0001-0032
Brady, James J. (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0026 | PC-LA-0001-0027
Davis, W. Eugene (W.D. La., Fifth Circuit)
PC-LA-0001-0030
Garwood, William Lockhart (Fifth Circuit)
PC-LA-0001-0029
Hill, James Clinkscales (Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit, N.D. Ga.)
PC-LA-0001-0030
King, Carolyn Dineen (Fifth Circuit)
PC-LA-0001-0030
Politz, Henry Anthony (Fifth Circuit)
PC-LA-0001-0031
Polozola, Frank Joseph (M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0001 | PC-LA-0001-0005 | PC-LA-0001-0009 | PC-LA-0001-0010 | PC-LA-0001-0011 | PC-LA-0001-0012 | PC-LA-0001-0013 | PC-LA-0001-0014 | PC-LA-0001-0015 | PC-LA-0001-0016 | PC-LA-0001-0017 | PC-LA-0001-0018 | PC-LA-0001-0019 | PC-LA-0001-0023 | PC-LA-0001-0024 | PC-LA-0001-0028 | PC-LA-0001-0034 | PC-LA-0001-0035 | PC-LA-0001-0036 | PC-LA-0001-0038 | PC-LA-0001-9000 | PC-LA-0001-9001
West, Elmer Gordon (E.D. La., M.D. La.)
PC-LA-0001-0001 | PC-LA-0001-0002
Wiener, Jacques Loeb Jr. (Fifth Circuit)
PC-LA-0001-0033
Monitors/Masters Polozola, Frank Joseph (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0001 | PC-LA-0001-0005 | PC-LA-0001-0009 | PC-LA-0001-0010 | PC-LA-0001-0011 | PC-LA-0001-0012 | PC-LA-0001-0013 | PC-LA-0001-0014 | PC-LA-0001-0015 | PC-LA-0001-0016 | PC-LA-0001-0017 | PC-LA-0001-0018 | PC-LA-0001-0019 | PC-LA-0001-0023 | PC-LA-0001-0024 | PC-LA-0001-0028 | PC-LA-0001-0034 | PC-LA-0001-0035 | PC-LA-0001-0036 | PC-LA-0001-0038 | PC-LA-0001-9000 | PC-LA-0001-9001
Plaintiff's Lawyers Behan, Kathleen A. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-9000
Biles, Blake A. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-9000
Bower, Karen A. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0015
Boyd, Ralph F. Jr. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0021
Celeste, Gabriella (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0035
Cooper, Robert Howard (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-9000
Denlinger, June E. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0015 | PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0021 | PC-LA-0001-0024 | PC-LA-0001-0031 | PC-LA-0001-0033 | PC-LA-0001-0035 | PC-LA-0001-9000 | PC-LA-0001-9001
Dugas, David R. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0021
Fontana, Luke J. Jr. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0029 | PC-LA-0001-0032
Frohboese, Robinsue (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0022
Goff, Addison Kennon III (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035 | PC-LA-0001-9000
Gonzales, Douglas M. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0032
Hymel, L. J. Jr. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0035
Kahn, Ayesha (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0031
Kendall, Robert Jr. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0029
Lee, Bill Lann (California)
PC-LA-0001-0022
Morgan, David L. Jr. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0032 | PC-LA-0001-0034
Nordyke, Keith B (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0008 | PC-LA-0001-0011 | PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0021 | PC-LA-0001-0024 | PC-LA-0001-0029 | PC-LA-0001-0031 | PC-LA-0001-0033 | PC-LA-0001-0035 | PC-LA-0001-9000 | PC-LA-0001-9001
Pelletier, Angela M. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-9000
Prager, Lutz Alexander (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0029
Preston, Judith C. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0021 | PC-LA-0001-0022
Reid, Herbert O. Sr. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0029
Resetarits, Jeffrey (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0021
Rosenbaum, Steven H. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0021 | PC-LA-0001-0022
Utter, David J. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0021 | PC-LA-0001-0035 | PC-LA-0001-9000
Vanderhoof, David J.W. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0032
Wendtland, Linda S. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0029
Wolleson, P. Scott (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035 | PC-LA-0001-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Ardoin, J. Winston (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0013
Baker, John Elliott (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0029
Bardwell, Stanford O. Jr. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0032
Bowers, Patricia Nalley (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0031
Cedars, Chester R. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-9000 | PC-LA-0001-9001
Curry, Richard A. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0008 | PC-LA-0001-0011 | PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0021 | PC-LA-0001-0022 | PC-LA-0001-0024 | PC-LA-0001-0031 | PC-LA-0001-0033 | PC-LA-0001-0035
Dubos, Michael L. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Guste, William J. Jr. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0032
Halphen, Ann M. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Hicks, M. Brent (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0021
Ieyoub, Richard P. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0021 | PC-LA-0001-0022
Jordan, Eddie J. Jr. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Joseph, Cheney (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0024
Kline, William Lester (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0031
Koury, Constance A. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0020
La Clercq, Frederic Theodore (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Lambert, Amy Collier (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Lamonica, P. Raymond (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0005
Lancaster, Michael E. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-9000 | PC-LA-0001-9001
Matthews, Freeman Rudolph (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0029
Montgomery, J. Marvin (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0034
Phelps, Donald T.W. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Plauche, W. Evan (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Reiger, Shannan Sweeney (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0008 | PC-LA-0001-0011 | PC-LA-0001-0024 | PC-LA-0001-0031
Reynolds, William Bradford (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0029
Roy, A.J. Jr. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0029
Russell, Kevin K. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Simmons, Richard T. Jr. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Skinner, Michael D. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Spilman, Joseph L. III (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Thompson, Ronald (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0011
Tooke, Margaret L. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Tulley, Frederic R. (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0035
Usry, Thomas Allen (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0010 | PC-LA-0001-0024 | PC-LA-0001-0029 | PC-LA-0001-0031
Walker, Annabelle Hoppe (Louisiana)
PC-LA-0001-0031
Other Lawyers Goldschmidt, Iris (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0020 | PC-LA-0001-0022 | PC-LA-0001-0035 | PC-LA-0001-9000
Landsberg, Brian K. (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0032
Silver, Jessica Dunsay (District of Columbia)
PC-LA-0001-0032

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