Case: Moorhead v. Lane

2:86-cv-02020 | U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois

Filed Date: 1986

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Case Summary

(This summary is temporary, while we research the case.)

According to the ACLU National Prison Project 1995 Status Report on state prisons and the courts:

"Dwight Correctional Center is under a May 1990 consent decree that requires programs for women prisoners and the construction of a 200-bed minimum-security facility for women. Moorhead v. Lane, No. 86-C-2020 (C.D. Ill.)."

People


Judge(s)

Baker, Harold Albert (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Epstein, Bennett L. (Illinois)

Grossman, Harvey (Illinois)

Kennedy, John Francis (Illinois)

Nijman, Jennifer T. (Illinois)

Pope, Daniel J. (Illinois)

Wolf, Benjamin S. (Illinois)

Woltjen, Maria (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

O'Leary, Susan Takata (Illinois)

Sullivan, Marita Clare (Illinois)

Judge(s)

Baker, Harold Albert (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Epstein, Bennett L. (Illinois)

Grossman, Harvey (Illinois)

Kennedy, John Francis (Illinois)

Nijman, Jennifer T. (Illinois)

Pope, Daniel J. (Illinois)

Wolf, Benjamin S. (Illinois)

Woltjen, Maria (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

O'Leary, Susan Takata (Illinois)

Sullivan, Marita Clare (Illinois)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket [PACER]

Oct. 1, 2013 Docket

Opinion

125 F.R.D. 680

April 29, 1989 Order/Opinion

Docket

Last updated May 12, 2022, 8 p.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link
91

JOINT MOTION by plaintiff(s), defendant(s), to stay disc sche (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 12/27/1989)

Dec. 21, 1989

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker; Appr for pla thru Maria Woltjen. Appr for dfts thru Susan O'Leary &Marita Sullivan. Settlement discussion being had. Status hearing held 1:30 1/24/90 Status hearing set 8:45 3/1/90 (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 01/26/1990)

Jan. 24, 1990

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker ; Status hearing vacated 9:00 5/3/90 , ; Status hearing reset 9:00 6/4/90 (cc: all counsel) (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 05/02/1990)

May 2, 1990

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker; Appr for plas thru Maria Woltjen, John Kennedy &Jennifer Nijman. Appr for dfts thru Susan O'Leary &Marita Sullivan. Status hearing set by conf call 9:00 8/13/90 (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 06/04/1990)

June 4, 1990

MINUTE−ENTRY: Status by tcc held ( app of pltfs thru Jennifer Nyman; app of defts thru Susan O'Leary &Marita Sullivan ) by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker ;further status hearing set 8:45 9/6/90 by tcc. Settlement talks are still in progress. (MB, ilcd) (Entered: 08/13/1990)

Aug. 13, 1990

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker ; Status hearing held 8:45 9/6/90 , Appr for plas thru Maria Woltjen. Appr for dfts thru Marita Sullivan. Parties talking settlement. ; Status hearing set by conf call 8:45 10/16/90 finding the motion to stay disc sche [91−1] moot. (cc: all counsel) (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 09/06/1990)

Sept. 6, 1990

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker ; Status hearing held 8:45 10/16/90 Appr for plas thru Maria Woltjen. Appr for dfts thru Maria Sullivan. Settlement discussion. Settlement close. Further Status hearing set by conf call 9:00 11/15/90 (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 10/16/1990)

Oct. 16, 1990

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker ; Status hearing held 9:00 11/15/90 Appr for plas thru Maria Woltjen. Appr for dfts thru Susan O'Leary &Marita Sullivan. Parties discuss decree of case. ; Status hearing set by personal appearance 1:30 1/16/91, in Danville. (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 11/16/1990)

Nov. 15, 1990

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker; Hearing on 1/16/91, at 1:30 p.m., has been changed from personal appearance to conf call. Ms. Woltgen, pla's atty will notify dfts' atty. (cc: all counsel) (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 01/08/1991)

Jan. 8, 1991

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker; Appr for plas thru Benjamin Wolf. Appr for dfts thru Marita Sullivan &Susan O'Leary. Status hearing held 1:30 1/16/91 Parties are waiting settlement approval. ; Status hearing set by conf call 8:45 2/21/91 (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 01/16/1991)

Jan. 16, 1991

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker ; Status hearing held 8:45 2/21/91 Appr for plas thru Maria Woltjen. Appr for dfts thru Susan O'Leary &Marita Sullivan. Settlement still in progress. Papers due by 3/7/91. Survey to be on file by 3/21/91. Ntc of settlement to be given by parties for 5/1/91, conf call. Status hearing set by conf call 9:00 5/1/91 (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 02/22/1991)

Feb. 21, 1991
92

JOINT MOTION by plaintiff(s), defendant(s) for preliminary approval of the consent decree (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 03/25/1991)

March 25, 1991
93

STIPULATION of fee agreement filed by parties (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 03/25/1991)

March 25, 1991

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker; St hrg held. Appr for plas thru Maria Woltjen. Appr for dfts thru Susan O'Leary &Martia Sullivan. Prel approval of the class action hrg approved. Order entered. (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 03/27/1991)

March 27, 1991
94

ORDER by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker granting motion for preliminary approval of the consent decree [92−1] (cc: all counsel) (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 03/27/1991)

March 27, 1991

MINUTE−ENTRY: by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker ; Status hearing held 9:00 5/1/91 Appr for plas thru Maria Woltjen. Appr for dfts thru Susan O'Leary &Marita Sullivan. (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 05/01/1991)

May 1, 1991
95

ORDER by Chief Judge Harold A. Baker; CONSENT DEGREE, entered. See written consent degree. to dismiss case (cc: all counsel) (KW, ilcd) (Entered:

May 1, 1991
97

NOTICE by plaintiff Margaret Moorhead, plaintiff Ann Walters, plaintiff Ruthe Carbona of change of address of atty Benjamin S. Wolf of the Roger Baldwin Fdtn. of ACLU (MB, ilcd) (Entered: 08/14/1992)

Aug. 13, 1992

Remark − File sent to FRC, Chicago in Aug. 1995 − Accession No 021 95 0160 Box 1 of 20, Location 226992−227011 SAN (SLJ, ilcd) Modified on 10/26/1995 (Entered: 10/25/1995)

Oct. 25, 1995
98

Letter from Francis Smith requesting a copy of the consent decree. (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 08/01/2011)

Aug. 1, 2011
99

Letter to Mr. Smith concerning the fee of $45.00 to retrieve the file. (KW, ilcd) (Entered: 08/01/2011)

Aug. 1, 2011
100

Letter from Walter Jefferson (KM, ilcd) (Entered: 09/27/2013)

Sept. 27, 2013
101

Letter from Clerk to Walter Jefferson in response to his letter 100 . (KM, ilcd) (Entered: 10/01/2013)

Oct. 1, 2013

State / Territory: Illinois

Case Type(s):

Prison Conditions

Key Dates

Filing Date: 1986

Case Details

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