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Case Name U.S. v. California MH-CA-0004
Docket / Court 2:06-cv-02667-GPS-E ( C.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Mental Health (Facility)
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Benefit Source
Medicaid
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Preliminary relief granted
Reasonable Accommodation
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
disability, unspecified
Integrated setting
Least restrictive environment
Mental impairment
General
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Aggressive behavior
Classification / placement
Confidentiality
Confinement/isolation
Education
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Habilitation (training/treatment)
Individualized planning
Neglect by staff
Record-keeping
Restraints : chemical
Restraints : physical
Sanitation / living conditions
Sex w/ staff; sexual harassment by staff
Sexual abuse by residents/inmates
Special education
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Medical/Mental Health
Dental care
Medical care, general
Medication, administration of
Mental health care, general
Suicide prevention
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), 42 U.S.C. § 1997 et seq.
Defendant(s) Metropolitan State Hospital
Napa State Hospital
Patton State Hospital
State of California
Plaintiff Description U.S. Department of Justice (Civil Rights Division)
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
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
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2006 - 2011
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing MH-CA-0002 : DOJ CRIPA Investigation of Atascadero State Hospital, Atascadero, California (C.D. Cal.)
MH-CA-0005 : DOJ CRIPA Investigation of Patton State Hospital (C.D. Cal.)
ID-CA-0005 : U.S. v. California (N.D. Cal.)
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Docket(s)
2:06-cv-02667-GPS-E (C.D. Cal.)
MH-CA-0004-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/28/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
RE: Investigation of Metropolitan State Hospital, Norwalk, California
MH-CA-0004-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/13/2003
Re: Metropolitan State Hospital, Norwalk, California
MH-CA-0004-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/19/2004
Re: Napa State Hospital, Napa, California
MH-CA-0004-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/27/2005
Complaint
MH-CA-0004-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/02/2006
Consent Judgment
MH-CA-0004-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/02/2006
Re: Atascadero State Hospital, Atascadero, California
MH-CA-0004-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/02/2006
Re: Patton State Hospital, Patton, California
MH-CA-0004-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/02/2006
Amended Consent Judgment [ECF# 9]
MH-CA-0004-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/27/2007
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 297-1] (C.D. Cal.)
MH-CA-0004-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/03/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Collins, Audrey B. (C.D. Cal.)
MH-CA-0004-0008
Eick, Charles F. (C.D. Cal.) [Magistrate]
MH-CA-0004-9000
Schiavelli, George P. (C.D. Cal.)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006 | MH-CA-0004-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Acosta, R. Alexander (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0005
Birotte, Andre Jr. (California)
MH-CA-0004-0008
Bohan, Mary (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006
Boyd, Ralph F. Jr. (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0004
Brown Cutlar, Shanetta Y. (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0002 | MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006
Cuncannan, Jacqueline (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006 | MH-CA-0004-9000
Daniels, Howard F. (California)
MH-CA-0004-0006 | MH-CA-0004-9000
Donnelly, Matthew J. (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006 | MH-CA-0004-0008 | MH-CA-0004-9000
Gonzales, Alberto (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0002
Jones, Terrence M (California)
MH-CA-0004-0008 | MH-CA-0004-9000
Kim, Wan J. (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0002 | MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006 | MH-CA-0004-0007 | MH-CA-0004-0010
Maddox, William G. (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006
Perez, Thomas E. (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0008
Plessman, Gary L. (California)
MH-CA-0004-0006
Schlozman, Bradley (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0001
Seltman, Lee (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006
Snyder, Anita C. (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-9000
Tayloe, Benjamin O. (District of Columbia)
MH-CA-0004-0002 | MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006 | MH-CA-0004-0008 | MH-CA-0004-9000
Weidman, Leon W. (California)
MH-CA-0004-0006
Yang, Deborah W. (California)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006 | MH-CA-0004-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Angelopoulos, Tracey L. (California)
MH-CA-0004-9000
Burns, Janet E (California)
MH-CA-0004-9000
Furtek, Frank S. (California)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006
Kim, Jennifer M. (California)
MH-CA-0004-9000
Prince, George D. (California)
MH-CA-0004-9000
Rodriguez, Cynthia (California)
MH-CA-0004-0003 | MH-CA-0004-0006

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