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Article • June 30, 2017 • from PLN July, 2017
Seventh Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Suit Over Denial of Ramadan Meals; $3,600 Settlement by Matthew Clarke by Matt Clarke On January 4, 2016, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a lawsuit brought by a Muslim prisoner who was denied several sack meals during Ramadan. Michael L. ...
Harris v. Adams County Sheriff's Department, CO, Settlement, Quran and Halal Meals, 2017 SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE THIS SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND GENERAL RELEASE ("Agreement") is made by and between, Marquise D. Harris ("Plaintiff')~nd Adams County Board of County Commissioners, its current and former officers, agents, servants and employees, the ...
Harris v. Adams County Sheriff's Department, CO, Complaint, Quran and Halal Meals, 2016 Case 1:16-cv-00574-REB-MEH Document 1 Filed 03/09/16 USDC Colorado Page 1 of 22 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO Civil Action No. \ b ·- c, \t - bO ~ -q- ':\ (fo ...
Brief • June 1, 2017
Thompson v. Holm, WI, Settlement, Ramadan Fasting, 2016 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN MICHAEL L. THOMPSON, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 13..cv.. 00930-nj WILLIAM HOLM, MATTHEW LARSON, RANDALL LASHOCK, BRUCE BLEICH, and JOHN DOE, Defendants. RELEASE AND SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT Tins Release and Settlement Agreement ...
Brief • 2017
Bartlett v. Atencio, ID, Complaint, Kosher Meals, 2017 Case 1:17-cv-00191-CWD Document 1 Filed 05/03/17 Page 1 of 29 Richard Eppink AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF IDAHO FOUNDATION Idaho State Bar no. 7503 reppink@acluidaho.org P.O. Box 1897 Boise, Idaho 83701 (208) 344-9750, ext. 1202 Craig Durham FERGUSON DURHAM, PLLC Idaho State ...
Brief • 2017
Bartlett v. Atencio, ID, Settlement, Kosher Meals, 2017 Case 1:17-cv-00191-CWD Document 32-1 Filed 08/11/17 Page 1 of 9 Richard Eppink AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION OF IDAHO FOUNDATION Idaho State Bar no. 7503 reppink@acluidaho.org P.O. Box 1897 Boise, Idaho 83701 (208) 344-9750, ext. 1202 Craig Durham FERGUSON DURHAM, PLLC Idaho State ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Filed under: Food, Religious Diet
Woodring v. Commissioner, IN, Settlement, Kosher Diet, 2016 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS DIVISION BRIAN WOODRING, Plaintiff, V. No. 1:16-ov-62855-RLY-MPB COMMISSIONER, INDIANA OF CORRECTION, Defendant. Private Settlement Agreement "Hie parties enter into this Private Settlement Agreement pursuant to 18 U.S.C. §3626(c) and say that: 1. The ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Filed under: Food, Religious Diet
Woodring v. Commissioner, IN, Settlement Authorization, Kosher Diet, 2016 Release and Authorization Brian Woodring says that: 1. I am the plaintiff in the case entitled Woodring v. Commissioner, Indiana Department of Correction, No. 1:16-cv-2855-RLY-MPB. 2. I am aware that this case challenges the fact that I have not been allowed ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Filed under: Food, Religious Diet
Woodring v. Commissioner, IN, Dismissal Notice, Kosher Diet, 2016 Case l:16-cv-02855-RLY-MPB Document 13 Filed 11/22/16 Page 1 of 2 PagelD #: 32 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS DIVISION BRIAN WOODRING, Plaintiff, No. l:16-cv-02855-RLY-MPB COMMISSIONER, INDIANA OF CORRECTION, Defendant. Notice of Voluntary Dismissal Plaintiff, by counsel, files ...
Brief • May 19, 2017
Filed under: Food, Religious Diet
Woodring v. Commissioner, IN, Complaint, Kosher Diet, 2016 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS DIVISION BRIAN WOODRING, Plaintiff, No. V. COMMISIONER, INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION, Defendant. Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief Introduction 1. Brian Woodring is a Jewish prisoner who has been committed to the custody ...
Article • March 10, 2017 • from PLN March, 2017
Michigan Prison Officials Held in Contempt for Violating Ramadan Order by David Reutter A Michigan federal district court twice found state prison officials in contempt for failing to comply with its orders regarding the provision of “adequate nutrition during the Islamic Month of Ramadan.” As a result, they were ordered ...
Brazilian Prisoners Receive Mind-altering Drugs to Modify their Behavior by Derek Gilna In a controversial move, Brazilian prisoners convicted of murder and rape have been allowed to take a drug called dimethyltryptamine (DMT), in a drink known as Ayahuasca, as part of a spiritual rehabilitation program. Generally ingested in a ...
Fourth Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Virginia Prisoner’s Religious Freedom Suit by The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a Virginia prisoner’s civil rights action that raised claims related to his religious practices and medical care. Prisoner Jesus Emmanuel Jehovah’s complaint alleged prison officials violated his free exercise ...
Article • August 23, 2016
Filed under: Religious Diet
Many Nevada Jewish Prisoners Opting Out of Proposed Kosher Meals by Matthew Clarke On August 12, 2012, a Nevada federal court approved a notice of proposed settlement of a class-action civil rights lawsuit brought by a Jewish Nevada state prisoner over the announced intent of the Nevada Department of Corrections ...
Brief • July 26, 2016
Wofford v. Sutton, IL, PLRA Physical Injury Religious Diet, 2006 Order Case 3:03-cv-00725-JPG-DGW Document 58 Filed 05/24/2006 Page 1 of 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS STANLEY WOFFORD, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Plaintiff, v. RICK SUTTON, Defendants. Case ...
Brief • July 19, 2016
USA v. FL DOC, Order, RLUIPA kosher, 2015 Case 1:12-cv-22958-PAS Document 498 Entered on FLSD Docket 04/30/2015 Page 1 of 31 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-22958-CIV-SEITZ/TURNOFF UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, vs. SECRETARY, FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS, et al., Defendants. _________________________ / ORDER ON ...
Brief • June 7, 2016
Filed under: Religious Diet
Hall v. Martin, MI, Complaint, MDOC religious diet kosher, 2010 Case 1:10-cv-01221-PLM -JGS Doc #1 Filed 12/10/10 Page 1 of 7 Page ID#1 FILED- GR UNITED STATES DISTRICf COURT WESTERN DISTRICf OF MICIDGAN George Norris Hall, #090753, December 10, 2010 2:40PM TRACEY CORDES, CLERK U.S. DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ...
Brief • June 7, 2016
Filed under: Religious Diet
USA v. Secretary FL DOC, FL, Order on Mots for SJ, religious diet kosher, 2015 Case 1:12-cv-22958-PAS Document 498 Entered on FLSD Docket 04/30/2015 Page 1 of 31 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SO UTH ERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA CASE N O.12.22958-ClV-SEITZ/TURNOFF UNITED STATES OF AM ERICA , Plaintiff, SECRETARY,FLORIDA DEPARTM ...
Meister v. Kempf, ID, Amended Complaint, Odinism, 2016 Case 1:16-cv-00022-REB Document 25 Filed 05/31/16 Page 1 of 30 David Meister #70703 ISCC H-104-A PO Box 70010 Boise, ID 83707 ' ' ' .. ~. ,-;:-i ·l ~ • L II I-~ , f1) Plaintiff, pro se IN THE UNITED STATES ...
$30,000 Settlement for New York Prisoner Assaulted by Guard by A New York state prisoner received almost $30,000 to settle a civil rights action alleging he was assaulted by a guard at the Fishkill Correctional Facility. Prisoner Mayer Sadian, an orthodox Jew, approached a guard on May 14, 2011 in ...
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