Case: Brown v. Vann

2:77-00554 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama

Filed Date: April 25, 1977

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Case Summary

This was a desegregation suit filed against the Birmingham City jail. It also involved population reduction, sanitation, and other issues. An order for the plaintiffs was entered on April 18, 1978. We have no further information about the case.

Summary Authors

Margo Schlanger (9/13/2006)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Table op. ("Affirmed")

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit

627 F.2d 237

Sept. 15, 1980 Order/Opinion

Docket

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Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

State / Territory: Alabama

Case Type(s):

Jail Conditions

Key Dates

Filing Date: April 25, 1977

Case Ongoing: No reason to think so

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Birmingham city jail inmates

Public Interest Lawyer: Unknown

Filed Pro Se: Unknown

Class Action Sought: Unknown

Class Action Outcome: Unknown

Defendants

Birmingham City Jail (Birmingham, Jefferson), City

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Unknown

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Unknown

Order Duration: 1978 - None

Issues

General:

Racial segregation

Sanitation / living conditions

Crowding:

Crowding / caseload

Type of Facility:

Government-run