Case: Patterson v. Rafferty

1:82-00031 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri

Filed Date: March 5, 1982

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Case Summary

Inmates at the Mississippi County Jail in Missouri filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri against representatives of the county. The parties entered into a consent decree, and the plaintiffs asked the court to award them attorneys' fees. On October 24, 1985, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri (Judge Harris K Wangelin) held that the plaintiffs were entitled to an award of attorneys' fees even though a consent decree had been entered in the case. Patterson v. Rafferty 1985 WL 6053 (E.D.Mo., Oct. 24, 1985). We have no further information on the proceedings in this case.

Summary Authors

Kristen Sagar (3/11/2006)

People


Judge(s)

Wangelin, Harris Kenneth (Missouri)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Goldstein, Richard (Missouri)

Hoare, Michael J. (Missouri)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Blanton, David (Missouri)

Ottinger, Terry (Missouri)

Judge(s)

Wangelin, Harris Kenneth (Missouri)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Goldstein, Richard (Missouri)

Hoare, Michael J. (Missouri)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Blanton, David (Missouri)

Ottinger, Terry (Missouri)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:82-00031

Order and Memorandum

1985 WL 6053

Oct. 24, 1985

Oct. 24, 1985

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

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Case Details

State / Territory: Missouri

Case Type(s):

Jail Conditions

Key Dates

Filing Date: March 5, 1982

Case Ongoing: No reason to think so

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

inmates at the Mississippi County Jail in Missouri

Public Interest Lawyer: Unknown

Filed Pro Se: Unknown

Class Action Sought: Yes

Class Action Outcome: Granted

Defendants

Mississippi County, Missouri (Mississippi), County

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Order Duration: 1985 - None

Issues

General:

Totality of conditions

Type of Facility:

Government-run