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Case Name U.S. v. Virgin Islands PC-VI-0002
Docket / Court 1:86-CV-0265-F ( D.V.I. )
Additional Docket(s) 1:86−cv−00265−WAL−GWC  [ 86-265 ]
State/Territory Virgin Islands
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
General
Fire safety
Sanitation / living conditions
Totality of conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), 42 U.S.C. § 1997 et seq.
Defendant(s) Virgin Islands
Plaintiff Description United States Department of Justice
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1986 - n/a
Filing Year 1986
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  An Analysis of CRIPA Findings Letters Issued to Jails for Constitutional Violations by the Department of Justice
Date: Apr. 15, 2016
By: Jeff Mellow, Bryce E. Peterson & Mijin Kim (John Jay College of Criminal Justice Faculty)
Citation: Am. J. Crim. Just. (April 2016)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  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)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

  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)
86-265 (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/23/1993
86-265 (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/01/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
PC-VI-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/21/1986
Consent Decree (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/01/1986
Amended Implementation Plan
PC-VI-0002-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/22/1987
Memorandum of Compliance Conference and Order (11-12--87) (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/12/1987
Memorandum in Support of Motion for Order to Show Cause
PC-VI-0002-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/23/1987
Motion for Order to Show Cause
PC-VI-0002-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/29/1987
Motion for Contempt
PC-VI-0002-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/18/1988
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/24/1988
Oppostion to Plaintiff's Motion for Contempt
PC-VI-0002-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/28/1988
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/25/1988
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/21/1988
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/09/1989
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/11/1990
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/24/1991
Motion to Lift Lock-Down
PC-VI-0002-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/01/1993
Memorandum in Support of United States' Motion to Lift Lock-Down
PC-VI-0002-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/01/1993
Fax [regarding motion to amend consent decree]
PC-VI-0002-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/28/1993
Declaration of U.S. Expert
PC-VI-0002-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/07/1993
Order (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/07/1993
Order Granting United States' Motion to Find Defendants in Contempt and for Appointment of a Special Master [ECF# 224] (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0022.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/23/2006
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Motion for Appointment of a Receiver [ECF# 541]
PC-VI-0002-0023.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/09/2011
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of the United States Motion for Appointment of a Receiver Pursuant to Fed. Civ. P. 66 and this Court's Equity Jurisdiction [ECF# 541-1 ]
PC-VI-0002-0024.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/09/2011
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Consent Decree [ECF# 689-1]
PC-VI-0002-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/31/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Joint Motion to Enter Consent Judgment [ECF# 689]
PC-VI-0002-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/31/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 742] (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0026.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 05/14/2013
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Monitors' Baseline Compliance Assessment Report [Golden Grove Adult Corrections and Detention Faculty] [ECF# 756-1]
PC-VI-0002-0033.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 12/04/2013
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Second Compliance Monitoring Report [2013 Federal Court Settlement Agreement] [ECF# 786]
PC-VI-0002-0034.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/17/2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Third Compliance Monitoring Report [2013 Federal Court Settlement Agreement] [ECF# 798]
PC-VI-0002-0035.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 04/23/2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
United States' Motion for an Order to Show Cause Why Defendants should not be held in Civil Contempt of Court and Request for Expedited Briefing [ECF# 833]
PC-VI-0002-0027.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 08/13/2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Fourth Compliance Monitoring Report [ECF# 843]
PC-VI-0002-0036.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 09/02/2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Joint Motion for Entry of Stipulated Order [ECF# 853]
PC-VI-0002-0028.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 09/24/2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Fifth Compliance Monitoring Report [ECF# 869]
PC-VI-0002-0037.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 11/29/2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 874 ] (2014 WL 7450558) (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0029.pdf | WESTLAW | External Link | Detail
Date: 12/30/2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Order [ECF# 875] (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0030.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 12/30/2014
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Sixth Compliance Monitoring Report [ECF# 880]
PC-VI-0002-0038.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 02/14/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
United States' Notice of Objections and Request for Emergency Status Conference [ECF# 888]
PC-VI-0002-0031.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 04/10/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Order [ECF# 899] (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0032.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 04/20/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Seventh Compliance Monitoring Report [ECF# 911]
PC-VI-0002-0039.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/01/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Eighth Compliance Monitoring Report [ECF# 932]
PC-VI-0002-0040.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 09/11/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Ninth Compliance Monitoring Report [ECF# 944]
PC-VI-0002-0041.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 11/30/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
United States' Notice of Objections to Staffing Plan and Request for a Status Conference [ECF# 949]
PC-VI-0002-0043.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 12/31/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Order [ECF# 954] (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0044.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 02/02/2016
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Tenth Compliance Monitoring Report [ECF# 960-1]
PC-VI-0002-0042.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/08/2016
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Order [ECF# 970] (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0045.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/18/2016
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Re: Correction Officers Agreement - Bureau of Corrections [ECF# 974-1]
PC-VI-0002-0046.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/22/2016
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Court-Appointed Independent Monitor’s Eleventh Compliance Report [ECF# 979]
PC-VI-0002-0047.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/01/2016
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Judges Cannon, George W. Jr. (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0022 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Kelleher, Robert Joseph (C.D. Cal.)
PC-VI-0002-0009
Lenahan, John E. (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0004 | PC-VI-0002-0007
Lewis, Wilma A. Court not on record
PC-VI-0002-0026 | PC-VI-0002-0029 | PC-VI-0002-0030 | PC-VI-0002-0032 | PC-VI-0002-0044 | PC-VI-0002-0045
Moore, Thomas K. (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0011 | PC-VI-0002-0012 | PC-VI-0002-0014
O'Brien, David V. (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0002 | PC-VI-0002-0017 | PC-VI-0002-0018 | PC-VI-0002-0019
Resnick, Jeffrey L. (D.V.I.)
PC-VI-0002-0008 | PC-VI-0002-0010 | PC-VI-0002-0014
Monitors/Masters Dudley, Richard Jr. (New York)
PC-VI-0002-0047
Ray, Kenneth A. (Kentucky)
PC-VI-0002-0033 | PC-VI-0002-0034 | PC-VI-0002-0035 | PC-VI-0002-0036 | PC-VI-0002-0037 | PC-VI-0002-0038 | PC-VI-0002-0039 | PC-VI-0002-0040 | PC-VI-0002-0041 | PC-VI-0002-0042 | PC-VI-0002-0047
Romero, Manual D. (New Mexico)
PC-VI-0002-0047
Shansky, Ronald M.D., S.C. (Illinois)
PC-VI-0002-0047
Plaintiff's Lawyers Austin, Roy L. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0020
Barrick, Andrew J. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0023 | PC-VI-0002-0024 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Batenga, Ernest F. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-9000
Branch, Lashanda D. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-9000
Brett, Sharon (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0027 | PC-VI-0002-0028 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Chirunga , Lashanda Branch (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-9000
Coon, Laura (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0020 | PC-VI-0002-0021 | PC-VI-0002-0023 | PC-VI-0002-0024 | PC-VI-0002-0027 | PC-VI-0002-0028 | PC-VI-0002-0031 | PC-VI-0002-0043 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Diehm, James W. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0001 | PC-VI-0002-0002
Fidler, Gayle D. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0004 | PC-VI-0002-0005 | PC-VI-0002-0006 | PC-VI-0002-0007 | PC-VI-0002-0010 | PC-VI-0002-0016
Gunston, Emily A. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0020 | PC-VI-0002-0021 | PC-VI-0002-0023 | PC-VI-0002-0024 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Gupta, Vanita (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0031 | PC-VI-0002-0043
Halpern, Terry M. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0005 | PC-VI-0002-0006
Hewlett, Joycelyn (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-9000
Holder, Eric H. Jr. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0020
Hucek, Kristin (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-9000
Kappelhoff, Mark (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0027 | PC-VI-0002-0028 | PC-VI-0002-0031
Lareau, Alyssa Connell (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0020 | PC-VI-0002-0021 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Lomio, Rita Katherine (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0031 | PC-VI-0002-0043 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Mabe, Hugh P. III (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0011 | PC-VI-0002-0012 | PC-VI-0002-0014
Meese, Edwin III (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0001
Miller, V. Colleen (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0001 | PC-VI-0002-0002 | PC-VI-0002-0005 | PC-VI-0002-0006 | PC-VI-0002-0007 | PC-VI-0002-0016
Moossy, Robert J. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0043
Moran, Molly J. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0027 | PC-VI-0002-0028
Myrthil, Marlysha (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0027 | PC-VI-0002-0028 | PC-VI-0002-0031 | PC-VI-0002-0043 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Oliver, Jim U. Jr. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0006
Payne, Timothy R. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0011 | PC-VI-0002-0012 | PC-VI-0002-0014 | PC-VI-0002-0015
Peabody, Arthur E. Jr. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0001 | PC-VI-0002-0002
Perez, Thomas E. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0020
Preston, Judith C. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0031 | PC-VI-0002-0043
Reynolds, William Bradford (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0001 | PC-VI-0002-0002 | PC-VI-0002-0005 | PC-VI-0002-0006 | PC-VI-0002-0016
Rifkin, Marjorie Lynn (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0015
Sharpe, Ronald W. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0020
Smith, Jonathan Mark (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0020 | PC-VI-0002-0021 | PC-VI-0002-0023 | PC-VI-0002-0024 | PC-VI-0002-0027 | PC-VI-0002-0028
Turner, James P. (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0011 | PC-VI-0002-0012
Tyson-Floyd, Angela (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0020 | PC-VI-0002-0021 | PC-VI-0002-0023 | PC-VI-0002-0027 | PC-VI-0002-0031 | PC-VI-0002-0043 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Volek, Jude (District of Columbia)
PC-VI-0002-0020
Defendant's Lawyers Ballentine, Rosalie S. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0014
Chinnery, Aquannette Y. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0021 | PC-VI-0002-0028 | PC-VI-0002-9000
D'Andrade, Shari N. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-9000
de Castro, Godfrey R. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0003 | PC-VI-0002-0007
DiRuzzo, Joseph A. III (Florida)
PC-VI-0002-9000
Frazer, Vincent (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0020 | PC-VI-0002-0021
Grant, Darlene (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0012 | PC-VI-0002-0014
James, Raymond T. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-9000
Mercer, Leroy (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0002
Moore, Treston E. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0003 | PC-VI-0002-0004 | PC-VI-0002-0005 | PC-VI-0002-0006 | PC-VI-0002-0007
Oswald, Nathan T. (Ohio)
PC-VI-0002-0021 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Robertson, Kenrick E. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0028 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Schrader, Richard Jr. (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-9000
Thomas-Jacobs, Carol (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-9000
Walinski, Richard S. (Ohio)
PC-VI-0002-0021 | PC-VI-0002-9000
Walker, Claude Earl (Virgin Islands)
PC-VI-0002-0046

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