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Case Name Carty v. Farrelly PC-VI-0001
Docket / Court 3:94-cv-00078-SSB ( D.V.I. )
State/Territory Virgin Islands
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Prison Conditions
Special Collection Post-PLRA enforceable consent decrees
Attorney Organization ACLU National (all projects)
ACLU National Prison Project
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Due Process
Equal Protection
Free Exercise Clause
Unreasonable search and seizure
Content of Injunction
Hire
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Reasonable Accommodation
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Crowding
Crowding / caseload
Pre-PLRA Population Cap
Defendant-type
Corrections
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
disability, unspecified
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Access to lawyers or judicial system
Assault/abuse by residents/inmates/students
Assault/abuse by staff
Bathing and hygiene
Classification / placement
Education
Excessive force
Fire safety
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Law library access
Library (non-law) access
Loss or damage to property
Mail
Personal injury
Phone
Recreation / Exercise
Rehabilitation
Religious programs / policies
Restraints : physical
Sanitation / living conditions
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Torture
Totality of conditions
Visiting
Medical/Mental Health
Dental care
Medical care, general
Mental health care, general
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Religious Freedom Rest. Act/Religious Land Use and Inst. Persons Act (RFRA/RLUIPA)
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
42 U.S.C. § 1983
Defendant(s) Virgin Islands Bureau of Corrections
Plaintiff Description inmates of the Criminal Justice Complex in St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU National (all projects)
ACLU National Prison Project
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1994 - n/a
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
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 )
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
94-78 (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/01/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief
PC-VI-0001-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/20/1994
Amended Class Action Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief
PC-VI-0001-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/01/1994
Settlement Agreement
PC-VI-0001-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/12/1994
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree Table of Compliance (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/01/1994
Stipulation
PC-VI-0001-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/01/1994
Stipulation
PC-VI-0001-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/12/1995
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/22/1996
Motion for Modification of Consent Decree and Supporting Memorandum of Law
PC-VI-0001-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/26/1996
Opinion (957 F.Supp. 727) (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0019.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/30/1997
Source: Google Scholar
Order (1997 WL 182301 / 1997 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 4729) (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0023.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 04/02/1997
Order (1997 WL 222647) (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0022.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 04/25/1997
Opinion on Sanctions for Civil Contempt (986 F.Supp. 933) (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0020.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/02/1997
Source: Google Scholar
Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law on Contempt Motion (144 F.Supp.2d 395) (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0021.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/04/2001
Source: Google Scholar
Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law (2007 WL 817607) (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0018.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 02/27/2007
Source: Westlaw
Opinion in Response to Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law Regarding Defendants' Compliance with the Mental Health and Corrections Remedies (2010 WL 2024524) (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0024.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 05/18/2010
Source: Westlaw
Plaintiffs' Motion for the Appointment of James Austin as the Court's Population Management and Classification Expert
PC-VI-0001-0032.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/04/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0033.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/28/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0025.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/13/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Settlement Agreement
PC-VI-0001-0026.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/13/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Report of Kathryn A. Burns, MD, MPH On Compliance with Mental Health Provisions of the Settlement Agreement
PC-VI-0001-0034.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/17/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiffs' Motion to Enforce the Court's Order Appointing Dr. James Austin to Conduct a Population Management Assessment, or in the Alternative to Re-appoint Dr. Austin
PC-VI-0001-0031.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/02/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Report of Kathryn A. Burns, MD, MPH on Compliance with Mental Health Provisions of the Settlement Agreement
PC-VI-0001-0035.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/25/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0036.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/21/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion [to Enforce Judgment of Settlement Agreement, etc]
PC-VI-0001-0027.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/08/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opposition [to Motion re 842 MOTION to Enforce Judgment of Settlement Agreement]
PC-VI-0001-0028.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/09/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Notice [of Filing of Defendants' Quarterly Goals]
PC-VI-0001-0029.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/26/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion [for Court Order Accepting Agreed Upon Quarterly Goal]
PC-VI-0001-0030.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/29/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0037.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/11/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Expedited Motion for Court Order Accepting Agreed Upon Quarterly Goals
PC-VI-0001-0038.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/23/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Barnard, G. W. (D.V.I.) [Magistrate]
PC-VI-0001-9000
Brotman, Stanley Seymour (FISC, D.N.J.)
PC-VI-0001-0007 | PC-VI-0001-0012 | PC-VI-0001-0015 | PC-VI-0001-0016 | PC-VI-0001-0018 | PC-VI-0001-0019 | PC-VI-0001-0020 | PC-VI-0001-0021 | PC-VI-0001-0024 | PC-VI-0001-0025 | PC-VI-0001-0033 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Gomez, Curtis V. Court not on record
PC-VI-0001-0036 | PC-VI-0001-0037
Moore, Thomas K. (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0001-0022 | PC-VI-0001-0023 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Balaban, Eric G. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0001-0018 | PC-VI-0001-0021 | PC-VI-0001-0026 | PC-VI-0001-0027 | PC-VI-0001-0028 | PC-VI-0001-0029 | PC-VI-0001-0030 | PC-VI-0001-0031 | PC-VI-0001-0032 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Currence, Benjamin A. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0001 | PC-VI-0001-0005 | PC-VI-0001-0007 | PC-VI-0001-0012 | PC-VI-0001-0016 | PC-VI-0001-0018 | PC-VI-0001-0019 | PC-VI-0001-0020 | PC-VI-0001-0021 | PC-VI-0001-0026 | PC-VI-0001-0027 | PC-VI-0001-0028 | PC-VI-0001-0029 | PC-VI-0001-0030 | PC-VI-0001-0031 | PC-VI-0001-0032 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Khan, Ayesha N. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0001-0001 | PC-VI-0001-0005 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Koren, Edward I. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0001-0001 | PC-VI-0001-0005 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Lopez, Mark J. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0001-0001 | PC-VI-0001-0005 | PC-VI-0001-0007 | PC-VI-0001-0012 | PC-VI-0001-0016 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Rifkin, Marjorie Lynn (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0001-0001 | PC-VI-0001-0005 | PC-VI-0001-0007 | PC-VI-0001-0012 | PC-VI-0001-0016 | PC-VI-0001-0019 | PC-VI-0001-0020 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Rosenberg, Scott Alan (New York)
PC-VI-0001-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Ballentine, Rosalie S. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0007 | PC-VI-0001-0012 | PC-VI-0001-0016 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Brady, Julio (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0020 | PC-VI-0001-0022 | PC-VI-0001-0023 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Cormier, Maureen Phelan (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0019 | PC-VI-0001-9000
D'Andrade, Shari N. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0038
Frazer, Vincent (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0026 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Harrison, Gina (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0020 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Hurd, Jim A. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0022 | PC-VI-0001-0023 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Schrader, Richard Jr. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0021 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Schumann, John (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0001-0019 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Stridiron, Iver A. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0018 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Swan, Alva A. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0009 | PC-VI-0001-0019 | PC-VI-0001-0022 | PC-VI-0001-0023 | PC-VI-0001-9000
York, S. Elwood (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0001-0007 | PC-VI-0001-0012 | PC-VI-0001-0016 | PC-VI-0001-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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