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Case Name Bovey v. City of Lafayette, Ind. JC-IN-0013
Docket / Court 82-116 ( N.D. Ind. )
State/Territory Indiana
Case Type(s) Jail Conditions
Special Collection Strip Search Cases
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Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) City of Lafayette
Tippecanoe County Jail
Plaintiff Description Male and female who were stopped on a speeding violation and the male who was then arrested for disorderly conduct and subjected to strip search.
Class action status sought No
Class action status outcome Not sought
Filed Pro Se Unknown
Prevailing Party Mixed
Public Int. Lawyer Unknown
Nature of Relief Damages
Source of Relief Litigation
Filed 12/27/1982
Case Closing Year 1986
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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  Jail Strip-Search Cases: Patterns and Participants
Date: Spring 2008
By: Margo Schlanger (Washington University in St. Louis Faculty)
Citation: 71 Law & Contemp. Problems 65 (2008)
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N.D. Ind.
Memorandum and Order [RE:Judgment] (586 F.Supp. 1460)
JC-IN-0013-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: Google Scholar
U.S. Court of Appeals
Opinion [Appeal Decision] (774 F.2d 1166)
JC-IN-0013-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
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N.D. Ind.
Memorandum and Order [Re: Attorney's Fees] (638 F.Supp. 640)
JC-IN-0013-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
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Judges Sharp, Allen (N.D. Ind.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Bennett, William K (Indiana) show/hide docs
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Justice, Courtney B. (Indiana) show/hide docs
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Leeman, Kelly (Indiana) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Gagnon, Edwin L. (Indiana) show/hide docs
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Moore, E. Kent (Indiana) show/hide docs
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