Case: Lambert v. Morial

2:94-cv-02502 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana

Filed Date: July 29, 1994

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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,

"In October 1994, women (including sentenced state prisoners) detained at the South White Street Jail (SWS) filed a complaint challenging unconstitutional conditions of confinement, legal

access, and use of force. Lambert v. Morla/, C.A. No. 94-2502 (E.D. La.)."

People


Judge(s)

Chasez, Alma L. (Louisiana)

Mitchell, Lansing Leroy (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Bower, Karen A. (District of Columbia)

Cook, Richard B. (Maryland)

Jones, Mohamedu F. (District of Columbia)

Quigley, William Patrick (Louisiana)

Rifkin, Marjorie Lynn (District of Columbia)

Rosenberg, Harry A. (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Dunn, William Phillips (Ohio)

Matthews, Freeman Rudolph (Louisiana)

Judge(s)

Chasez, Alma L. (Louisiana)

Mitchell, Lansing Leroy (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Bower, Karen A. (District of Columbia)

Cook, Richard B. (Maryland)

Jones, Mohamedu F. (District of Columbia)

Quigley, William Patrick (Louisiana)

Rifkin, Marjorie Lynn (District of Columbia)

Rosenberg, Harry A. (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Dunn, William Phillips (Ohio)

Matthews, Freeman Rudolph (Louisiana)

Morin, Linda Pacetti (Louisiana)

Radcliff, Eugene (Louisiana)

Richardson, Timothy R (Louisiana)

Rodney, Roy J. Jr. (Louisiana)

Tetlow, Tania Christina (Louisiana)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket

Lamert v. Morial

Sept. 1, 2000 Docket

Docket

Last updated May 11, 2022, 8 p.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link
1

COMPLAINT; 4 summons issued (dp) (Entered: 07/29/1994)

July 29, 1994

Automatic Referral (Utility Event) to Magistrate Alma Chasez (dp) (Entered: 07/29/1994)

July 29, 1994

Payment of fee by plaintiff Serelda Lambert, plaintiff Pamela Edwards − in amount of $ 120.00. (dp) (Entered: 07/29/1994)

July 29, 1994
2

MOTION by plaintiff Serelda Lambert, plaintiff Pamela Edwards − to certification as a class action referred to Magistrate Alma Chasez to be heard before Mag/Judge Chasez at 11:00 a.m. on 10/5/94. (dp) (Entered: 08/01/1994)

July 29, 1994
3

MINUTE ENTRY (8/2/94): ORDERED that Case reassigned to Judge Lansing L. Mitchell for possible consolidation with C.A. No. 69−2443 LLM Mag Chasez by Judge Frederick J. Heebe. (dp) (Entered: 08/03/1994)

Aug. 2, 1994
4

MINUTE ENTRY (10/3/94): Hrg on motion by plas to certification as a class action [2−1] previously set for 10/5/94 is CONT to 11:00 a.m. on 10/19/94 bfr Mag/Judge Chasez by Magistrate Alma Chasez. (dp) (Entered: 10/07/1994)

Oct. 6, 1994
5

MINUTE ENTRY( 10/13/94): Preliminary conf is set for 10:00 a.m. on 12/12/94 bfr Mag/Judge Chasez to exchange witness &exhibit lists bfr 11/14/94; Pre−Trial Conference set for 11/30/94 at 4:00 p.m. by Magistrate Alma Chasez. (dp) (Entered: 10/14/1994)

Oct. 13, 1994
7

MINUTE ENTRY( 10/19/94): Hrg held this date granting motion by Serelda Lambert, et al to certification as a class action [2−1] by Magistrate Alma Chasez. (dp) (Entered: 10/24/1994)

Oct. 21, 1994
8

ORDER that C.A. #94−2502 is CONSOLIDATED with C.A. 94−1170 by Magistrate Alma Chasez (dp) (Entered: 10/24/1994)

Oct. 21, 1994
9

PLAINTIFF'S AMENDED complaint [1−1]; no new ptys (REF BOTH CASES) (dp) (Entered: 11/08/1994)

Nov. 4, 1994
10

Motion by plaintiffs, Pamela Edwards &Serelda Lambert and ORDER for appearance of atty Jerry L. Speir as additional counsel is GRANTED by Judge Lansing L. Mitchell Date Signed: 11/15/94 (dp) (Entered: 11/17/1994)

Nov. 8, 1994
11

MINUTE ENTRY (12/7/94): A stat conf held 11/30/94; it would appear that the mtn currently set for hrg on December 12th regarding visitation by counsel with inmates housed on S. White St has been amicably resolved; ptys shall submit a joint mtn to dismiss this pending mtn by said date by Magistrate Alma Chasez. (dp) (Entered: 12/09/1994)

Dec. 7, 1994
12

MINUTE ENTRY (12/14/94): Case consolidated 2:69−cv−2443 with member cases 2:94−cv−2502 by Magistrate Alma Chasez (gw) (Entered: 12/22/1994)

Dec. 20, 1994

ALL FURTHER ENTRIES ON PAPER DOCKET SHEET IN MASTER CASE 69−2443 LLM (5). (gw) (Entered: 12/22/1994)

Dec. 20, 1994
13

MINUTE ENTRY (8/29/00) Clerk is directed to administratively close this case. by Magistrate Alma Chasez (REF 94−2502) *****CLOSED***** (dno) (Entered: 09/06/2000)

Sept. 1, 2000

State / Territory: Louisiana

Case Type(s):

Prison Conditions

Key Dates

Filing Date: July 29, 1994