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Case Name Walsh v. Franco JC-VT-0001
Docket / Court Unknown ( D. Vt. )
State/Territory Vermont
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Special Collection Strip Search Cases
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Affected Gender
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Strip search policy
Type of Facility
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) City of Burlington
City of Burlington Police Department
State of Vermont Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description Plaintiff underwent a strip and body cavity in the processing area of the Chittenden County Correctional Center following his arrest for unpaid parking tickets.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Unknown
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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Links Jail Strip-Search Cases: Patterns and Participants
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University in St. Louis)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

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General Documents
Opinion (849 F.2d 66)
JC-VT-0001-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/06/1988
Source: Google Scholar
Judges Kearse, Amalya Lyle (Second Circuit)
Lumbard, Joseph Edward (Second Circuit)
Oakes, James Lowell (Second Circuit, D. Vt.)
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Rath, David (Vermont)
Terwilliger, Carol H. (Vermont)
Defendant's Lawyers Amestoy, Jeffrey L. (Vermont)
Hartman, Donald F. (Vermont)
Shems, Ronald A. (Vermont)
Other Lawyers None on record

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