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Case Name California Correctional Peace Officers’ Association v. Schwarzenegger PC-CA-0036
Docket / Court 06CS01568 ( State Court )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action State law
Defendant(s) California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)
Plaintiff Description Unions which represent civil service employees in the state prisons seeking to protect the rights of their members and a correctional officer and a member and officer of one of the unions
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief Litigation
Filing Year 2006
Case Ongoing No reason to think so
Additional Resources
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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)
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  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)
06CS01568 (State Trial Court)
PC-CA-0036-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/30/2006
C055327 (State Court of Appeals)
PC-CA-0036-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/12/2007
Source: State Court Website
C055327 (State Court of Appeals)
PC-CA-0036-9002.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/25/2010
General Documents
Prison Overcrowding State of Emergency Proclamation
PC-CA-0036-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/04/2006
Ruling on Submitted Matter
PC-CA-0036-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/20/2007
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Judges Ohanesian, Gail D. (State Trial Court) show/hide docs
PC-CA-0036-0001
Scotland, Arthur G. (State Appellate Court) show/hide docs
PC-CA-0036-9001
Plaintiff's Lawyers Adam, Gregg Mclean (California) show/hide docs
PC-CA-0036-0001 | PC-CA-0036-9002
Albertine, Christine (California) show/hide docs
PC-CA-0036-0001
Harris, Paul Eugene (California) show/hide docs
PC-CA-0036-9000 | PC-CA-0036-9002
Sybesma, Benjamin C. (California) show/hide docs
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Yank, Ronald (California) show/hide docs
PC-CA-0036-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Whitney, Vickie Pochelle (California) show/hide docs
PC-CA-0036-0001 | PC-CA-0036-9002

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