Case: In re Priest

Crim. No. 22427 | California state trial court

Filed Date: 1983

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Case Summary

At some point in 1983 or before, some prisoners at the Lake County Jail filed habeas corpus petitions in the Lake County Superior Court challenging their conditions of confinement; these petitions were consolidated into one case, and in 1983, Craig Haney, a professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Cruz, was appointed to evaluate conditions at the jail.

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Christopher Schad (8/13/2012)

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Case Details

State / Territory: California

Case Type(s):

Jail Conditions

Special Collection(s):

California Jail Population Caps

Key Dates

Filing Date: 1983

Case Ongoing: No reason to think so


Plaintiff Description:

prisoners at the Lake County Jail

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: Unknown

Filed Pro Se: Unknown

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought


County of Lake (Lake), County

Defendant Type(s):


Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1983

Constitutional Clause(s):

Cruel and Unusual Punishment

Availably Documents:

None of the above


Prevailing Party: Unknown

Nature of Relief:


Source of Relief:




Conditions of confinement

Type of Facility: