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Langford v. Bullock, MT, Fifth Amended Complaint, ADA Compliance, 1993 t Langford v. Racicot PC-MT-001-001 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 "lark J. Lopez idward I. Koren National Prison Project the American Civil Liberties Jnion Foundation L875 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20009 Telephone: 202/234-4830 Edmund F. Sheehy, ...
Langford v. Bullock, MT, Settlement Agreement II, ADA Compliance, 2017 Case 6:93-cv-00046-DWM-JCL Document 1534-1 Filed 03/02/17 Page 1 of 92 CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT This Class Action Settlement Agreement (“Settlement Agreement”) is made this 14th day of February, 2017, by all members of the class as certified by the Court ...
Brief • March 17, 2017
Hecker v. CDCR, CA, Order for Final Approval of Settlement Agreement, Discrimination on Basis of Psychiatric Condition, 2015 Case 2:90-cv-00520-KJM-DAD Document 5284 Filed 03/02/15 Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, SACRAMENTO DIVISION 10 ROBERT HECKER, ...
Coleman v. Brown, CA, Notice of Class Action Decision, Discrimination on Basis of Psychiatric Condition, 2015 Case 2:90-cv-00520-KJM-DAD Document 5284-2 Filed 03/02/15 Page 1 of 1 NOTICE - DECISION IN MENTAL HEALTH CARE CLASS ACTION (Coleman v. Brown) On September 13, 1995, a federal court in Sacramento ruled that the ...
Brief • March 16, 2017
Hecker v. CDCR, CA, Settlement Agreement, Discrimination On Basis of Psychiatric Condition, 2014 Case 2:90-cv-00520-KJM-DAD Document 5284-1 Filed 03/02/15 Page 2 of 25 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 SACRAMENTO DIVISION 11 12 13 ...
ACLU - Caged In, 2017 CAGED IN January 2017 SOLITARY CONFINEMENT’S DEVASTATING HARM ON PRISONERS WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES CAGED IN At America’s Expense: SOLITARY CONFINEMENT’S DEVASTATING HARM ON PRISONERS The Mass Incarceration of the Elderly WITH PHYSICAL DISABILITIES © 2017 ACLU Foundation June 2012 American Civil Liberties Union 125 Broad ...
Article • November 7, 2016 • from PLN November, 2016
Federal Court Upholds New York Prison System’s Denial of Motorized Wheelchairs; Second Circuit Reverses by Matthew Clarke In a September 30, 2015 order, a fed­eral district court held that the New York Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) could deny prisoners the use of wheelchairs with electric motors because ...
Massachusetts’ Anti-shackling Law Limits Restraints on Pregnant Prisoners but Problems Persist by Joe Watson by Joe Watson and Matt Clarke Being pregnant is stressful – just ask any woman who has been pregnant. Incarceration adds to that stress and removes support systems, so prisoners face problems during their pregnancy, birthing ...
No Way to Call Home: Incarcerated Deaf People Are Locked in a Prison Inside a Prison by By Mike Ludwig, Truthout This story is the result of a nine-month investigation and part one of a multimedia series on deaf prisoners, as part of a reporting collaboration with the Making Contact radio program. ...
In Many Courtrooms, Bad Interpreters Can Mean Justice Denied by By Rebecca Beitsch, Stateline Patricia Michelsen-King was observing the proceedings in a Chesterfield, Virginia, courtroom a few years ago when a man shouted in Spanish from the back of the courtroom, “I didn’t rape anybody!” Michelsen-King, who teaches Spanish interpretation at ...
Federal Prisoner Receives $20,000 for Inadequate Medical Treatment for His Hand Injury by Lonnie Burton On March 7, 2000, the United States agreed to pay a federal prisoner the sum of $20,000 to settle his lawsuit stemming from inadequate medical care resulting in permanent paralysis in his left hand. The ...
Report Finds Abuse of Blind, Deaf, Elderly and Disabled Texas Prisoners by Matthew Clarke The Prison Justice League (PJL), a group advocating prison reform in Texas, released a report entitled Cruel & Unusual Punishment: Excessive Use of Force at the Estelle Unit. The report found that blind, deaf, elderly and ...
Brief • September 1, 2016
Ealy v. GEO Group, 11th Cir, Appellant Brief, RA limitations sovereign immunity, 2015 No. 14-14199 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT EARVIN EALY, Plaintiff/Appellant, v. GEO GROUP, INC., et al. Defendant/Appellees. On Appeal from the United States District Court For the Middle District of Florida, ...
Brief • September 1, 2016
Ealy v. GEO Group, 11th Cir, Appellant Reply Brief, RA limitations sovereign immunity, 2015 No. 14-14199 IN THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT EARVIN EALY, Plaintiff/Appellant, v. GEO GROUP, INC., et al. Defendant/Appellees. On Appeal from the United States District Court For the Middle District of ...
Report and Recommendations on the Treatment of Individuals with Disabilities at Sullivan Correctional Facility, DRNY, 2016 New York’s Protection & Advocacy System and Client Assistance Program Report and Recommendations on the Treatment of Individuals with Intellectual, Developmental, and Mental Health Disabilities at Sullivan Correctional Facility July 2016 725 Broadway, Suite ...
Publication • August 12, 2016
Out with the New, in with the Old - The Importance of Section 504 of the RA to Prisoners with Disabilities, Ginsberg, 2009 36 FDMULJ 713 36 Fordham Urb. L.J. 713 Page 1 Fordham Urban Law Journal June, 2009 Article *713 OUT WITH THE NEW, IN WITH THE OLD: THE ...
CA: 'Realignment' Forcing Jail Improvements for Disabled Prisoners by A landmark case nearly 20 years ago forced California's Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) to properly care for its disabled prisoners. Now, a federal lawsuit aims to do the same for those being held in the state's county jails. Since ...
Colorado Jail Settles Suit over Lack of Accommodation for the Deaf for $100,000 by Paresh Patel Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC), a Colorado non-profit organization, filed a civil complaint against Douglas Darr, in his official capacity as Sherriff of Adams County, Colorado for violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), ...
Publication • August 9, 2016
Disabled Behind Bars - The Mass Incarceration of People With Disabilities in America’s Jails and Prisons, CAP, 2016 AP PHOTO / RICH PEDRONCELLI Disabled Behind Bars The Mass Incarceration of People With Disabilities in America’s Jails and Prisons By Rebecca Vallas July 2016 W W W.AMERICANPROGRESS.ORG Disabled Behind Bars The ...
Article • August 5, 2016
Failure to Provide Hearing Aid Batteries is Deliberate Indifference to Serious Medical Need by The Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals held a prisoner who suffers from substantial hearing loss that may be remediated by a hearing aid may state claim for deliberate indifference to a serious medical need if prison ...
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