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Case Name Muhammad v. Terhune PC-NJ-0014
Docket / Court 2:95-CV-00942 ( D.N.J. )
State/Territory New Jersey
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Special Collection Post-PLRA Jail and Prison Private Settlement Agreements
Attorney Organization ACLU Affiliates (any)
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Free Exercise Clause
Religion discrimination
Food service / nutrition / hydration
Religious programs / policies
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Causes of Action
Defendant(s) East Jersey State Prison
Plaintiff Description Muslim inmates at East Jersey State Prison
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Affiliates (any)
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Filed 06/15/1999
Case Closing Year 2003
Case Ongoing No
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Court Docket(s)
PC-NJ-0014-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
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ACLU Press Release
PC-NJ-0014-0001.pdf | Detail
U.S. Court of Appeals
Table Opinion (49 Fed.Appx. 391)
PC-NJ-0014-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: Westlaw
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Judges Politan, Nicholas H. (D.N.J.) show/hide docs
Plaintiff's Lawyers Barocas, Edward (New Jersey) show/hide docs

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