Case: Farmer v. Brennan

3:91-cv-00716 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin

Filed Date: 1991

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Case Summary

(This is a temporary summary, while we work on coding the case)

In this case, Dee Farmer, a transgender prisoner in the custody of the federal Bureau of Prisons, sued prison officials for failing to protect her from rape. The case was eventually decided by the Supreme Court, Farmer v. Brennan, 511 U.S. 825 (1994), in the first civil rights case in that court involving a transgender person.

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Farmer v. Haas, Western District of Wisconsin (1991)

Documents in the Clearinghouse



Cert. Petition

Supreme Court of the United States

Jan. 1, 1993

Jan. 1, 1993

Pleading / Motion / Brief


Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint for Damages and Injunctive Relief





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Case Details

State / Territory: Wisconsin

Case Type(s):

Prison Conditions

Key Dates

Filing Date: 1991

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Ex Parte Young (Federal) or Bivens

Ex parte Young (federal or state officials)