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Case Name Duvall v. Glendening PC-MD-0006
Docket / Court 1:94-cv-02541-JFM ( D. Md. )
State/Territory Maryland
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Special Collection Post-PLRA enforceable consent decrees
Attorney Organization ACLU National (all projects)
ACLU National Prison Project
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Affected Gender
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Crowding / caseload
disability, unspecified
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
Race discrimination
Sex discrimination
Administrative segregation
Classification / placement
Conditions of confinement
Fire safety
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Law library access
Library (non-law) access
Recreation / Exercise
Religious programs / policies
Sanitation / living conditions
Suicide prevention
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Medication, administration of
Mental health care, general
Suicide prevention
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) City of Baltimore
State of Maryland
Plaintiff Description Detainee in the Baltimore City Detention Center arguing that the conditions of the prison violate his constitutional rights
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU National (all projects)
ACLU National Prison Project
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Conditional Dismissal
Order Duration 1981 - n/a
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Judicial Policy Making and the Modern State: How the Courts Reformed America's Prisons
By: Malcolm M. Feeley & Edward Rubin (UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law & Vanderbilt School of Law Faculty)
Citation: (1998)
[ Detail ]

  Civil Rights Injunctions Over Time: A Case Study of Jail and Prison Court Orders
N.Y.U. Law Review
Written: May 2006
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University)
Citation: 81 N.Y.U. L. Rev. 550 (2006)
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1:94-cv-02541-ELH (D. Md.) 06/28/2016
PC-MD-0006-9002.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
1998 Revised Consolidated Decree 08/30/1988 (1988 WL 225861 / 1988 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 18298) (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
1993 Revised Consolidated Decree 07/09/1993 (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0001.pdf | Detail
Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration 07/19/2001 (2001 WL 34647163) (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0006.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Reported Opinion 12/19/2001 (22 Fed.Appx. 292)
PC-MD-0006-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: Google Scholar
Temporary Restraining Order 08/16/2002 (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0002.pdf | Detail
Consent Order 08/22/2002 (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0003.pdf | Detail
Partial Settlement Agreement 08/18/2009
PC-MD-0006-0007.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Approving Settlement Agreement] 10/10/2009 (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0008.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report and Reccomendation 04/18/2012
PC-MD-0006-0009.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motion for Approval of [First] Amendment to Partial Settlement Agreement 05/08/2012 (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0010.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [Concerning Attorneys' Fees] 04/07/2014 (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0011.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice of Service [Notice of Significant Noncompliance] 10/22/2014
PC-MD-0006-0013.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Brief in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Reopening This Case, Restoring it to the Active Docket, and Temporary Relief 06/02/2015
PC-MD-0006-0012.pdf | Detail
Document Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
Memorandum in Support of Plaintiffs' Consent Motion for Preliminary Approval of Settlement Agreement and Proposed Notice to the Class; [Proposed] Settlement Agreement; Declaration in Support 12/23/2015
PC-MD-0006-0014.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Amendment to Settlement Agreement 06/27/2016
PC-MD-0006-0016.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Approving Settlement Agreement 06/28/2016 (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0015.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Gregory, Roger L. (Fourth Circuit)
Grimm, Paul William (D. Md.)
Hollander, Ellen Lipton (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0010 | PC-MD-0006-0011 | PC-MD-0006-0015 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Kaufman, Frank Albert (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0001 | PC-MD-0006-0005
Messitte, Peter Jo (D. Md.)
Motz, J. Frederick (D. Md.)
PC-MD-0006-0003 | PC-MD-0006-0004 | PC-MD-0006-0008
Traxler, William Byrd Jr. (Fourth Circuit, D.S.C.)
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Alexander, Elizabeth R. (District of Columbia)
PC-MD-0006-0003 | PC-MD-0006-0007 | PC-MD-0006-0012 | PC-MD-0006-0013 | PC-MD-0006-0014 | PC-MD-0006-0016 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Burt, Marianna I. (Maryland)
Dunbaugh, Frank M. III (Maryland)
PC-MD-0006-0001 | PC-MD-0006-0003 | PC-MD-0006-0005 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Eber, Gabriel B. (District of Columbia)
PC-MD-0006-0016 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Fathi, David Cyrus (District of Columbia)
PC-MD-0006-0012 | PC-MD-0006-0013 | PC-MD-0006-0014 | PC-MD-0006-0016 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Fisher, Sally Dworak (Maryland)
Gardner, Debra (Maryland)
PC-MD-0006-0012 | PC-MD-0006-0013 | PC-MD-0006-0014 | PC-MD-0006-0016 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Hess, Wendy Noel (Maryland)
PC-MD-0006-0007 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Jeon, Deborah A. (Maryland)
Wyda, James (Maryland)
Young, Joseph H. (Maryland)
Defendant's Lawyers Brockman, William F. (Maryland)
Curran, John Joseph Jr. (Maryland)
PC-MD-0006-0003 | PC-MD-0006-0004 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Dove, Maureen Mullen (Maryland)
PC-MD-0006-0003 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Fader, Matthew J. (Maryland)
Gordon, Joan I. (Maryland)
Hoffman, Donald E. (Maryland)
Howard, John Burnside Jr. (Maryland)
Kastendieck, Richard H. (Maryland)
PC-MD-0006-0001 | PC-MD-0006-0005
Kennedy, David P. (Maryland)
Marrow, Glenn Todd (Maryland)
PC-MD-0006-0003 | PC-MD-0006-0004 | PC-MD-0006-9002
Mullally, Laura (Maryland)
Nathan, Stuart M. (Maryland)
PC-MD-0006-0007 | PC-MD-0006-0014 | PC-MD-0006-0016
Ruckle, James S. Jr. (Maryland)
Weber, Stephanie Judith Lane (Maryland)
Other Lawyers Andrew, Julia Melville (Maryland)

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