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Kaye, McLane, Bednarski & Litt
KMBL specializes in criminal defense and in civil rights matters related to the criminal justice system. It has handled numerous damage class actions involving jails and police departments.
The below cases represent a special subset of the full Clearinghouse collection.
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1 Roy v. Los Angeles County
2:12-cv-09012 (C.D. Cal.)
Filed 2012 - Case Ongoing
Los Angeles Sheriffs Department
Policing
Immigration and/or the Border
IM-CA-0064
Los Angeles County
Coding Complete
On Oct. 19, 2012, five named plaintiffs filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, challenging the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s (LASD) practice of holding individuals subject to immigration detainer beyond their release date solely on the basis of the detainer. The plaintiffs ... [view]
2 Gabriel Carrillo v. Pantamitr Zunggeemoge
12-cv-02609-DSF(PJWx) (C.D. Cal.)
Filed 2012 - Closed 2014
Los Angeles County
Jail Conditions
JC-CA-0114
Los Angeles County
Coding Complete
On March 27, 2012, a visitor to the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The plaintiff sued jails employees and Los Angeles County under 42 U.S.C. §1983. Represented by private civil rights attorneys, the plaintiff asked the court for monetary damages. The ... [view]
3 Amador v. Baca
2:10-cv-1649 (C.D. Cal.)
Filed 2010 - Case Ongoing
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
Jail Conditions
JC-CA-0110
Los Angeles County
Coding Complete
On March 5, 2010, two female former inmates who were imprisoned in the Century Regional Detention Facility ("CRDF"), a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department ("LASD") facility, filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Represented by a civil rights law firm, the plaintiffs sued the LASD ... [view]
4 Rodriguez v. County of Los Angeles
2:10-cv-06342-CBM-AJW (C.D. Cal.)
Filed 2010 - Closed
Los Angeles County
Jail Conditions
JC-CA-0111
Los Angeles County
Coding Complete
On August 20, 2010, five inmates in the Los Angeles County Men's Central Jail filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. Proceeding under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against deputy sheriffs, the plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, ... [view]
5 Nozzi v. Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
CV 07-00380 GW (C.D. Cal.)
Filed 2007 - Case Ongoing
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles
Public Housing
PH-CA-0002
Los Angeles County
Coding Complete
On January 16, 2007, two recipients of federal benefits under the Section 8 Housing Voucher Program and a non-profit advocacy organization filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California. The plaintiff sued the Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles (HACLA) under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. The case was assigned to ... [view]
6 Francis v. State of California
BC302856 (State Court)
Filed 2003 - Closed 2013
State of California
California Department of Corrections
Prison Conditions
PC-CA-0069
Coding Complete
On September 23, 2003, a female prisoner sentenced to a restitution center in California filed this class action against the California Department of Corrections on behalf of herself and all past and current inmates in Los Angeles restitution centers. She brought the suit under 42 U.S.C. 1983 in the California Superior Court on September 22, 2003 ... [view]
7 Johnson v. District of Columbia
1:02-cv-02364 (D.D.C.)
Filed 2002 - Closed 2013
DC Superior Court
DC Superior Court
Jail Conditions
JC-DC-0007
Washington
Coding Complete
On December 2, 2002, nine female plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, filed this 42 U.S.C §1983 class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The plaintiffs challenged the practice of the U.S. Marshal's Service and the District of Columbia of conducting blanket strip, visual body cavity, and/or squat ... [view]
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