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Case Name Valentine v. Beyer PC-NJ-0010
Docket / Court 85-4401 ( D.N.J. )
State/Territory New Jersey
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
General
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Trenton State Prison
Plaintiff Description Inmates challenging adequacy of prison's legal assistance program
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Order Duration 1988 - n/a
Case Closing Year 1994
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Civil Rights Injunctions Over Time: A Case Study of Jail and Prison Court Orders
N.Y.U. Law Review
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University)
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
By: Malcolm M. Feeley & Edward Rubin (UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law & Vanderbilt School of Law Faculty)
Citation: (1998)
[ Detail ]

Links Cruel Confinement: Abuse, Discrimination and Death Within Alabama's Prisons
Written: Jun. 04, 2014
(Southern Poverty Law Center )
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Docket(s)
85-4401 (D.N.J.)
PC-NJ-0010-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/20/1998
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
85-cv-04401 (D.N.J.)
PC-NJ-0010-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/08/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Opinion (850 F.2d 951)
PC-NJ-0010-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/20/1988
Source: Google Scholar
Notice of Motion to Enforce and Modify Judgments and Settlement Agreement, and Hold Defendants in Contempt of Court [ECF# 236]
PC-NJ-0010-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/27/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment and Settlement Agreement [ECF# 236-2]
PC-NJ-0010-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/04/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 247] (D.N.J.)
PC-NJ-0010-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/08/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Cooper, Mary Little Court not on record
PC-NJ-0010-0003 | PC-NJ-0010-9001
Mansmann, Carol Los Court not on record
PC-NJ-0010-0001
Defendant's Lawyers Campbell, Sarah Brie (New Jersey)
PC-NJ-0010-9001
Kahn, Michael E. (New Jersey)
PC-NJ-0010-0001 | PC-NJ-0010-9000
Long, Janine L. (New Jersey)
PC-NJ-0010-9001

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