Case: Humphrey v. LeBlanc

3:20-cv-00233 | U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana

Filed Date: April 15, 2020

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Case Summary

This case challenges Louisiana's alleged practice of detaining prisoners longer than necessary after those prisoners receive "time-served" sentences. On April 15, 2020, three former prisoners filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in the Middle District of Louisiana. Represented by the civil rights firm Loevy & Loevy, local counsel, and the Promise of Justice Initiative, a public interest group, plaintiffs sued the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and C…

This case challenges Louisiana's alleged practice of detaining prisoners longer than necessary after those prisoners receive "time-served" sentences. On April 15, 2020, three former prisoners filed this class action lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in the Middle District of Louisiana. Represented by the civil rights firm Loevy & Loevy, local counsel, and the Promise of Justice Initiative, a public interest group, plaintiffs sued the Secretary of the Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections (DOC), under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and under Louisiana state law. Plaintiffs sought compensatory and punitive damages for their alleged overdetentions.

All three named plaintiffs received sentences that were already complete upon sentencing due to the time they had already served prior to conviction. However, all three were held in DOC custody for weeks after their sentencing due to slow processing. Plaintiffs alleged that this constituted an illegal depravation of freedom under the 14th Amendment's due process clause. Moreover, plaintiffs alleged that the DOC has subjected "thousands" of criminal defendants in like situations to similar unlawful imprisonments and that the department's Secretary was "deliberately indifferent" to these alleged violations.

The case was assigned to U.S. District Judge John Wheadon deGravelles, sitting in Baton Rouge, LA. As of writing, this case is in discovery, and the judge has not decided whether plaintiffs' class should be certified.

On December 3, 2020, seemingly prompted by this lawsuit, the U.S. Department of Justice launched an investigation under the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act into Louisiana's prisoner release practices.

Summary Authors

Sean Drohan (6/1/2021)

Related Cases

CRIPA Investigation of Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections, No Court (2020)

People

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Judge(s)

DeGravelles, John Wheadon (Louisiana)

Johnson, Scott D. (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Chervinsky, Sarah (Louisiana)

Grady, Sarah (Illinois)

Hazinski, John (Illinois)

Kanovitz, Michael I. (Illinois)

Kumar, Nishi Lal (Louisiana)

Lanser, David Joseph (Louisiana)

Montagnes, Mercedes Hardy (Louisiana)

Most, William Brock (Louisiana)

Judge(s)

DeGravelles, John Wheadon (Louisiana)

Johnson, Scott D. (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Chervinsky, Sarah (Louisiana)

Grady, Sarah (Illinois)

Hazinski, John (Illinois)

Kanovitz, Michael I. (Illinois)

Kumar, Nishi Lal (Louisiana)

Lanser, David Joseph (Louisiana)

Montagnes, Mercedes Hardy (Louisiana)

Most, William Brock (Louisiana)

Ramaswamy, Rebecca R. (Louisiana)

Weil, Stephen Heschel (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Blanchfield, Andrew (Louisiana)

Jones, Christopher K. (Louisiana)

LeBlanc, Crews Reynolds Jr. (Louisiana)

Payne, Chelsea Acosta (Louisiana)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

3:20-cv-00233

3:21-cv-00108

Docket [PACER]

May 17, 2021

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Docket
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3:20-cv-00233

Class Action Complaint

Humphrey v. Leblanc

April 15, 2020

April 15, 2020

Complaint
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3:20-cv-00233

Second Amended Class Action Complaint

Humphrey v. Leblanc

April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021

Complaint

Resources

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/17072951/humphrey-v-leblanc/

Last updated June 8, 2022, 3:17 a.m.

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COMPLAINT against James M LeBlanc ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ALAMDC-2101906.), filed by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4, # 6 Exhibit 5, # 7 Exhibit 6, # 8 Exhibit 7, # 9 Exhibit 8, # 10 Exhibit 9, # 11 Exhibit 10, # 12 Exhibit 11, # 13 Exhibit 12, # 14 Exhibit 13, # 15 Exhibit 14, # 16 Exhibit 15, # 17 Exhibit 16, # 18 Exhibit 17, # 19 Attachment Summons)(Montagnes, Mercedes) (Attachments 1 & 19 replaced on 4/16/2020) (EDC). (EDC). Modified on 4/16/2020 to flatten pages. (EDC). (Attachments 8 & 9 replaced on 4/16/2020) (EDC). Modified on 4/16/2020 in accordance with record document 5.(EDC). (Attachment 8 replaced on 4/17/2020 in accordance with RD 5) (SWE). (Entered: 04/15/2020)

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April 15, 2020

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MOTION to Substitute Exhibit by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Pleading;, # 2 Attachment)(Montagnes, Mercedes) (Entered: 04/16/2020)

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April 16, 2020

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Order on Motion to Substitute Pleading (In Order to Correct Deficiency)

April 16, 2020

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Letter to Attorney Mercedes Montagnes regarding Sarah Chervinsky who is Co-Counsel for party Brian Humphrey. Attorney is not admitted to practice in LAMD. (EDC) (Entered: 04/16/2020)

April 16, 2020

April 16, 2020

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Summons Issued as to James LeBlanc. (NOTICE: Counsel shall print and serve both the summons and all attachments in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4.) (EDC) (Entered: 04/16/2020)

April 16, 2020

April 16, 2020

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 2 MOTION to Substitute Exhibit . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (EDC)

April 16, 2020

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ORDER granting 2 MOTION to Substitute Exhibit. The Clerk's office is directed to substitute Rec Doc 1-8 with 2-1. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 4/16/2020. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 04/16/2020)

April 16, 2020

April 16, 2020

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SCHEDULING CONFERENCE ORDER: Scheduling Conference set for 6/25/2020 at 09:30 AM in chambers before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson. Status Report due by 6/11/2020. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 4/22/2020. (KAH) (Entered: 04/22/2020)

April 22, 2020

April 22, 2020

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MOTION for Sarah Grady to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2110967) by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Declaration, # 2 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing, # 3 Attachment Proposed Order)(Kumar, Nishi) (Entered: 05/08/2020)

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May 8, 2020

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MOTION for Michael Kanovitz to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2110968) by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Declaration, # 2 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing, # 3 Attachment Proposed Order)(Kumar, Nishi) (Entered: 05/08/2020)

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May 8, 2020

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MOTION for Stephen Weil to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2110969) by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Declaration, # 2 Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing, # 3 Attachment Proposed Order)(Kumar, Nishi) (Entered: 05/08/2020)

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May 8, 2020

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 8 MOTION for Michael Kanovitz to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2110968), 9 MOTION for Stephen Weil to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2110969), 7 MOTION for Sarah Grady to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2110967). This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (LT)

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

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SUMMONS Returned Executed by Brian Humphrey. James LeBlanc served on 4/28/2020, answer due 5/19/2020. (Kumar, Nishi) (Entered: 05/12/2020)

May 12, 2020

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AMENDED COMPLAINT against James LeBlanc, filed by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Exhibit 10, # 11 Exhibit 11, # 12 Exhibit 12, # 13 Exhibit 13, # 14 Exhibit 14, # 15 Exhibit 15, # 16 Exhibit 16, # 17 Exhibit 17, # 18 Attachment Summons)(Kumar, Nishi) (Entered: 05/15/2020)

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May 15, 2020

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Summons Issued as to James LeBlanc. (NOTICE: Counsel shall print and serve both the summons and all attachments in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 4.) (KMW) (Entered: 05/18/2020)

May 18, 2020

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ORDER granting 7, 8 and 9 Motions for Sarah Grady, Michael Kanovitz and Stephen Weil to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 5/19/2020. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 05/19/2020)

May 19, 2020

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Order on Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice

May 19, 2020

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Ex Parte MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer to 11 Amended Complaint, 1 Complaint,,, by James LeBlanc. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Proposed Order)(Blanchfield, Andrew) (Entered: 05/21/2020)

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May 21, 2020

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 14 Ex Parte MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer to 11 Amended Complaint, 1 Complaint,,, . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (EDC)

May 21, 2020

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ORDER: Defendant's 14 Ex Parte Motion for Extension of Time is GRANTED. Defendant now has until June 9, 2020 to respond to Plaintiff's Complaint. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 5/28/2020. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 05/28/2020)

May 28, 2020

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May 28, 2020

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SUMMONS Returned Executed by Brian Humphrey. James LeBlanc served on 5/22/2020, answer due 6/12/2020. (Kumar, Nishi) (Main Document 16 replaced on 6/4/2020) (EDC). Modified on 6/4/2020 to rotate pages.(EDC). (Entered: 06/04/2020)

June 4, 2020

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ANSWER to 11 Amended Complaint, by James LeBlanc.(Blanchfield, Andrew) (Entered: 06/09/2020)

June 9, 2020

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Joint STATUS REPORT by Brian Humphrey. (Grady, Sarah) (Entered: 06/11/2020)

June 11, 2020

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MOTION for Rebecca Ramaswamy to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2127852) by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Declaration, # 2 Attachment Certificate of Good Standing, # 3 Attachment Proposed Order)(Kumar, Nishi) (Entered: 06/15/2020)

June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 19 MOTION for Rebecca Ramaswamy to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2127852). This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (KMW)

June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020

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NOTICE to Counsel: The Scheduling Conference set for 6/25/2020 at 09:30 AM is hereby CONVERTED to a Telephone Conference for 6/25/2020 at 09:30 AM. Counsel participating in the Conference shall call using the AT&T Teleconference System five minutes prior to the conference. Counsel will receive a separate e-mail containing dial in information prior to the conference. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.)(KAH) (Entered: 06/18/2020)

June 18, 2020

June 18, 2020

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ORDER granting 19 Motion for Rebecca Ramaswamy to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 6/18/2020. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 06/18/2020)

June 18, 2020

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1 - Terminate Deadlines and Hearings

June 18, 2020

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Order on Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice

June 18, 2020

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson: Telephone Conference held on 6/25/2020. Parties discussed the status of this matter and a scheduling order will be issued separately. (LT) (Entered: 06/25/2020)

June 25, 2020

June 25, 2020

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SCHEDULING ORDER: In accordance with FRCP 16(b), the following discovery deadlines are established. Amended Pleadings due by 1/15/2021. F.R.C.P. 26(a)(1) disclosures due by 6/18/2020. Discovery due by 3/26/2021. Plaintiff`s Expert Witness List due by 2/15/2021. Defendant`s Expert Witness List due by 3/15/2021. Plaintiff`s Expert Reports due by 4/1/2021. Defendant`s Expert Reports due by 5/1/2021. Plaintiffs shall file a Motion for Conditional Class Certification of Collective Action and for Notice to Prospective Class Members by 7/15/2021. Opposition due by Defendant by 8/15/2021. Reply due by Plaintiff by 8/30/2021. Discovery from Experts due by 6/15/2021. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 6/26/2020. (EDC) (Entered: 06/26/2020)

June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020

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MOTION for John Hazinski to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2137700) by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Declaration, # 2 Attachment Certificate of Good Standing, # 3 Attachment Proposed Order)(Kumar, Nishi) (Entered: 07/06/2020)

July 6, 2020

July 6, 2020

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 24 MOTION for John Hazinski to Appear Pro Hac Vice (Filing fee $100.00, Receipt Number ALAMDC-2137700). This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (LT)

July 7, 2020

July 7, 2020

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ORDER granting 24 Motion for John Hazinski to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 7/7/2020. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 07/07/2020)

July 7, 2020

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Order on Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice

July 7, 2020

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Ex Parte MOTION to Enroll Sarah Chervinksy as Additional Attorney by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Most, William) (Entered: 07/13/2020)

July 13, 2020

July 13, 2020

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 26 Ex Parte MOTION to Enroll Sarah Chervinksy as Additional Attorney . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (KMW)

July 14, 2020

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ORDER granting 26 Ex Parte Motion to Enroll as Additional Counsel of Record. Added attorney Sarah Chervinsky for Brian Humphrey. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 7/14/2020. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 07/14/2020)

July 14, 2020

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Order on Motion to Enroll Additional Attorney

July 14, 2020

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STRICKEN FROM THE RECORD MOTION for Extension of Time To Respond to Plaintiff's First Set of Requests for Production of Documents by James LeBlanc. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit A - Plaintiff's 1st Set of Requests for Production, # 3 Exhibit B - Email from counsel)(Blanchfield, Andrew) Modified on 8/19/2020 STRICKEN AS ORDERED (ELW). (Entered: 07/23/2020)

July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 28 MOTION for Extension of Time To Respond to Plaintiff's First Set of Requests for Production of Documents. This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (KMW)

July 23, 2020

July 23, 2020

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NOTICE of TELEPHONE CONFERENCE: A Telephone Conference is set for 8/7/2020 at 10:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson to discuss Defendant's pending Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Plaintiff's First Set of Requests for Production of Documents (R. Doc. 28). Counsel participating in the Conference shall call using the AT&T Teleconference System five minutes prior to the conference. Counsel will receive a separate e-mail containing dial in information prior to the conference. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 08/03/2020)

Aug. 3, 2020

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Unopposed MOTION to Dismiss Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Plaintiff's First Set of Requests for Production of Documents by James LeBlanc. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Proposed Order)(Blanchfield, Andrew) (Entered: 08/06/2020)

Aug. 6, 2020

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 30 Unopposed MOTION to Dismiss Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Plaintiff's First Set of Requests for Production of Documents. This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (SWE)

Aug. 6, 2020

Aug. 6, 2020

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ORDER: Defendants Motion to Dismiss 30 is GRANTED. The Clerk of Court is instructed to strike Defendants Motion for Extension of Time to Respond to Plaintiffs First Set of Requests for Production of Documents 28 from the record. The teleconference scheduled before this Court on August 7, 2020, is hereby canceled. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 8/6/2020. (ELW) (Entered: 08/06/2020)

Aug. 6, 2020

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Terminate Hearings (ELW)

Aug. 6, 2020

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Unopposed MOTION for Entry of Stipulated Protective Order with Consent by James LeBlanc. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Attachment Proposed Stipulated Protective Order)(Jones, Christopher) (Entered: 10/13/2020)

Oct. 13, 2020

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 32 Unopposed MOTION for Entry of Stipulated Protective Order with Consent . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (SWE)

Oct. 13, 2020

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ORDER granting 32 Unopposed Motion for Entry of Stipulated Protective Order With Consent. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 11/2/2020. (KAH) (Entered: 11/02/2020)

Nov. 2, 2020

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Consent MOTION for Extension of Discovery Deadlines by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Proposed Order)(Ramaswamy, Rebecca) (Entered: 01/15/2021)

Jan. 15, 2021

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 34 Consent MOTION for Extension of Discovery Deadlines . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (ELW)

Jan. 15, 2021

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ORDER granting 34 Unopposed Motion for Enlargement of Case Schedule. Amended Pleadings due by 4/15/2021. Discovery pertaining to issue of conditional class certification due by 6/25/2021. Plaintiff`s Expert Witness List due by 5/14/2021. Defendant`s Expert Witness List due by 6/15/2021. Plaintiff`s Expert Reports due by 7/1/2021. Defendant`s Expert Reports due by 8/2/2021. Discovery from Experts due by 9/15/2021. Motions for Conditional Class Certification of Collective Action and for Notice to Prospective Class Members shall be filed by 10/15/2021. Responses to Motion for Conditional Class Certification shall be filed by 11/15/2021. Reply shall be filed by 11/30/2021. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 1/19/2021. (SWE) (Entered: 01/20/2021)

Jan. 20, 2021

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MOTION to Compel Production of CAJUN Data by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Exhibit E, # 7 Exhibit F, # 8 Exhibit G)(Hazinski, John) ( # 9 Exhibit) (LLH). Modified on 7/27/2021 to add additional exhibit as per Order #54 (LLH). (Entered: 02/22/2021)

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Feb. 22, 2021

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 36 MOTION to Compel Production of CAJUN Data. This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (SWE)

Feb. 23, 2021

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MEMORANDUM in Opposition to 36 MOTION to Compel Production of CAJUN Data filed by James LeBlanc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 1-A, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 2-A)(Blanchfield, Andrew) (Entered: 03/15/2021)

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March 15, 2021

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Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File a Reply Brief in Support of Motion to Compel the Production of CAJUN Data by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A. Reply Brief)(Hazinski, John) (Entered: 03/22/2021)

March 22, 2021

March 22, 2021

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 38 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File a Reply Brief in Support of Motion to Compel the Production of CAJUN Data . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (EDC)

March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021

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ORDER granting 38 Unopposed Motion for Leave to File a Reply Brief. The Clerk of Court will file Plaintiff's Reply Brief in Support of Motion to Compel the Production of CAJUN Data (R. Doc. 38-1, pages 2-8) into the record. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 3/23/2021. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 03/23/2021)

March 23, 2021

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REPLY Brief in Support of 36 MOTION to Compel Production of CAJUN Data filed by Brian Humphrey. (EDC) (Entered: 03/24/2021)

March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021

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Order on Motion for Leave to File

March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021

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Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time Join Other Parties or to Amend Complaint (Unopposed) by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Weil, Stephen) (Entered: 04/15/2021)

April 15, 2021

April 15, 2021

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 41 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time Join Other Parties or to Amend Complaint (Unopposed). This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (EDC)

April 16, 2021

April 16, 2021

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ORDER: Plaintiff's 41 Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Join Other Parties or to Amend Complaint is GRANTED. For good cause shown, the deadline to join other parties or amend the pleadings is now April 29, 2021. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 4/19/2021. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 04/19/2021)

April 19, 2021

April 19, 2021

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Order on Motion for Extension of Time

April 19, 2021

April 19, 2021

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SECOND AMENDED CLASS COMPLAINT against James LeBlanc, filed by Brian Humphrey. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Exhibit 10, # 11 Exhibit 11, # 12 Exhibit 12, # 13 Exhibit 13, # 14 Exhibit 14, # 15 Exhibit 15, # 16 Exhibit 16, # 17 Exhibit 17, # 18 Exhibit 18, # 19 Exhibit 19)(Weil, Stephen) Modified on 4/30/2021 to edit docket text (SWE). (Entered: 04/29/2021)

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April 29, 2021

April 29, 2021

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ANSWER to 43 Second Amended Complaint,, by James LeBlanc.(Blanchfield, Andrew) Modified on 5/12/2021 to edit text (LLH). (Entered: 05/12/2021)

May 12, 2021

May 12, 2021

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Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to Identify Experts by All Plaintiffs. (Weil, Stephen) Modified on 5/17/2021 to edit the docket text (KMW). (Entered: 05/14/2021)

May 14, 2021

May 14, 2021

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 45 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to Identify Experts. This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (KMW)

May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021

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ORDER granting 45 Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to Identify Experts. Signed by Judge John W. deGravelles on 5/17/2021. (SWE) (Entered: 05/17/2021)

May 17, 2021

May 17, 2021

PACER
47

Unopposed MOTION for Enlargement of Case Schedule by All Plaintiffs. (Weil, Stephen) Modified on 6/28/2021 to edit text. (EDC). (Entered: 06/25/2021)

June 25, 2021

June 25, 2021

PACER

MOTION(S) REFERRED: 47 Unopposed MOTION for Enlargment of Case Schedule. This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (EDC)

June 28, 2021

June 28, 2021

PACER
48

ORDER: A Telephone Status Conference is set for July 6, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson to discuss the motion for extension of the class certification deadlines filed by Plaintiffs. Counsel participating in the Conference shall call using the AT&T Teleconference System five minutes prior to the conference. Counsel will receive a separate e-mail containing dial-in information prior to the conference. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 6/29/2021. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.)(KAH) (Entered: 06/29/2021)

June 29, 2021

June 29, 2021

PACER

~Util - Set Hearings AND Order

June 29, 2021

June 29, 2021

PACER
49

Unopposed MOTION to Continue Telephone Status Conference by James LeBlanc. (Attachments: # 1 Attachment Proposed Order)(Blanchfield, Andrew) (Entered: 06/30/2021)

June 30, 2021

June 30, 2021

PACER

MOTION(S) REFERRED: 49 Unopposed MOTION to Continue Telephone Status Conference . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (ELW)

July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021

PACER
50

ORDER: Defendant's 49 Unopposed Motion to Continue Telephone Status Conference is GRANTED. The Telephone Status Conference originally scheduled for July 6, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. is hereby rescheduled to July 13, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson to discuss the motion for extension of the class certification deadlines requested by Plaintiffs. Counsel participating in the Conference shall call using the AT&T Teleconference System five minutes prior to the conference. Counsel will receive a separate e-mail containing dial-in information prior to the conference. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 7/1/2021. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 07/01/2021)

July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021

PACER

Order on Motion to Continue

July 1, 2021

July 1, 2021

PACER
51

ORDER: For good cause shown, Plaintiffs' 47 Unopposed Motion for Enlargement of Case Schedule is GRANTED. The Parties now have until August 17, 2021, to complete fact discovery relating to class certification. Further, all expert report, expert discovery, and motion deadlines set forth in R. Doc. 47 are hereby vacated, to be reset at a Telephone Status Conference set for August 10, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson. Counsel participating in the Conference shall call using the AT&T Teleconference System five minutes prior to the conference. Counsel will receive a separate e-mail containing dial-in information prior to the conference. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 7/13/2021. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.)(KAH) (Entered: 07/13/2021)

July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021

PACER
52

Minute Entry/Order for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson: Telephone Status Conference held on 7/13/2021. The parties discussed the status of discovery in this matter as well as the 47 Unopposed Motion for Enlargement of Case Schedule. The Court will issue a ruling on that motion separately. (SWE) Modified on 7/13/2021 to edit the text (SWE). (Entered: 07/13/2021)

July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021

PACER

~Util - Terminate Motions AND Order

July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021

PACER
53

Unopposed MOTION for Leave to Supplement Memorandum in Support of 36 Motion to Compel the Production of CAJUN Data by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B (Proposed Order))(Hazinski, John) Modified on 7/23/2021 to create document linkage (ELW). (Entered: 07/22/2021)

July 22, 2021

July 22, 2021

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MOTION(S) REFERRED: 53 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to Supplement Memorandum in Support of Motion to Compel the Production of CAJUN Data. This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (ELW)

July 23, 2021

July 23, 2021

PACER
54

ORDER: Plaintiffs' 53 Unopposed Motion for Leave to Supplement Memorandum in Support of Motion to Compel the Production of CAJUN Data is GRANTED. The Clerk of Court will add the Exhibit found at R. Doc. 53-1 to R. Doc. 36. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 7/26/2021. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 07/26/2021)

July 26, 2021

July 26, 2021

PACER

Order on Motion for Leave

July 26, 2021

July 26, 2021

PACER
55

Minute Entry/Order for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson: Telephone Conference held on 8/10/2021. The parties discussed the status of discovery in this matter. A follow-up status conference is set for Wednesday, September 1, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. to discuss the status of CAJUN data production by Plaintiff and to reset certain deadlines related to class certification. Counsel participating in the Conference shall call using the AT&T Teleconference System five minutes prior to the conference. Counsel will receive a separate e-mail containing dial-in information prior to the conference. (KAH) Modified on 8/11/2021 to correct conference date (KAH). (Entered: 08/10/2021)

Aug. 10, 2021

Aug. 10, 2021

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56

ORDER granting in part and denying in part 36 Motion to Compel the Production of CAJUN Data. Plaintiff's Motion to Compel is GRANTED as to Requests for Production Nos. 1, 2, and 3, and Defendant is ordered to provide the CAJUN data requested in those three discovery requests. Plaintiff's Motion to Compel is DENIED as to Request for Production No. 4. Defendant is further ORDERED to commence its efforts to compile the responsive information immediately. A Status Conference will be held at 3:00 p.m. on September 1, 2021, at which time Defendant will report to the Court on its efforts to compile the responses ordered herein. Based upon the information provided at the Status Conference, the Court will establish deadlines for discovery and other activities related to class certification. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 8/11/2021. (KAH) (Entered: 08/11/2021)

Aug. 11, 2021

Aug. 11, 2021

RECAP
57

MOTION to Compel Defendant's Discovery Responses by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4, # 6 Exhibit 5, # 7 Exhibit 6, # 8 Exhibit 7, # 9 Exhibit 8, # 10 Exhibit 9, # 11 Exhibit 10, # 12 Exhibit 11, # 13 Exhibit 12, # 14 Exhibit 13)(Hazinski, John) (Entered: 08/17/2021)

Aug. 17, 2021

Aug. 17, 2021

PACER

MOTION(S) REFERRED: 57 MOTION to Compel Defendant's Discovery Responses. This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (LLH)

Aug. 17, 2021

Aug. 17, 2021

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58

OBJECTION to a Magistrate Judge's Order (Rule 72a) re 56 Order on Motion to Compel by James LeBlanc filed by James LeBlanc. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(Blanchfield, Andrew) Modified on 8/26/2021 to edit the text (NLT). (Entered: 08/25/2021)

1 Affidavit

View on PACER

Aug. 25, 2021

Aug. 25, 2021

RECAP
59

Minute Entry/Order for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson: Status Conference held on 9/1/2021. The parties discussed the status of discovery in this matter, as well as the impact of Hurricane Ida on Defendant's efforts to respond to discovery. Defendant reported to the Court on its efforts to compile the responses ordered in Rec. Doc. 56. Defendant will continue its efforts to produce the requested information in the coming weeks. After Defendant's initial, partial production of records, the parties will confer on efficient methods for gathering and producing additional responsive records. A follow-up telephone status conference is set for Thursday, September 30, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. Counsel participating in the Conference shall call using the AT&T Teleconference System five minutes prior to the conference. Counsel will receive a separate e-mail containing dial-in information prior to the conference. (KAH) (Entered: 09/01/2021)

Sept. 1, 2021

Sept. 1, 2021

PACER
60

MEMORANDUM in Opposition to 57 MOTION to Compel Defendant's Discovery Responses filed by James LeBlanc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Blanchfield, Andrew) (Entered: 09/07/2021)

Sept. 7, 2021

Sept. 7, 2021

PACER
61

RESPONSE to 58 OBJECTION to a Magistrate Judge's Order (Rule 72a) re 56 Order on Motion to Compel,,, by James LeBlanc filed by All Plaintiffs. (Hazinski, John) (Entered: 09/08/2021)

Sept. 8, 2021

Sept. 8, 2021

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62

RULING ON APPEAL : The 58 Objection to a Magistrate Judge's Order (Rule 72a Non Dispositive) is OVERRULED, and the said 56 Order of Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson is hereby AFFIRMED. Signed by Judge John W. deGravelles on 9/21/2021. (LLH) (Entered: 09/21/2021)

Sept. 21, 2021

Sept. 21, 2021

PACER
63

Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson. Status Conference held on 10/1/2021. Defendants are in the process of providing the data ordered by the Court (R. Doc. 56), and the parties confirmed they are working together to determine the most efficient way for Defendants to provide the necessary CAJUN data. (ELW) Modified on 10/4/2021 to edit the file date and add spaces (NLT). (Entered: 10/01/2021)

Sept. 30, 2021

Sept. 30, 2021

PACER
64

ORDER: The 57 Motion to Compel Defendant's Discovery Responses filed by Plaintiffs is GRANTED IN PART, DENIED IN PART, and DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE IN PART. A telephone status conference is set in this case for November 17, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. to reset deadlines related to class certification. Counsel participating in the Conference shall call using the AT&T Teleconference System five minutes prior to the conference. Counsel will receive a separate e-mail containing dial- in information prior to the conference. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 11/9/2021. (KAH) (Entered: 11/09/2021)

Nov. 9, 2021

Nov. 9, 2021

RECAP
65

MOTION for John Hazinski to Withdraw as Attorney by All Plaintiffs. (Grady, Sarah) (Entered: 11/15/2021)

Nov. 15, 2021

Nov. 15, 2021

PACER

MOTION(S) REFERRED: 65 MOTION for John Hazinski to Withdraw as Attorney . This motion is now pending before the USMJ. (EDC)

Nov. 16, 2021

Nov. 16, 2021

PACER
67

Minute Entry/Order for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson. Telephone Conference held on 11/17/2021. The parties discussed the status of the case and resetting deadlines related to classcertification. Discovery pertaining to the issue of conditional class certification due by 1/7/2022. Expert reports for class certification must be submitted to opposing parties due by Plaintiff(s) on 2/18/2022. Plaintiffs to file a Motion for Conditional Class Certification of Collective Actionand for Notice to Prospective Class Members by 6/10/2022. Objections due by 7/11/2022. Reply due by 7/26/2022. Discovery from Experts of class certification must be completed by 4/15/2022. (ELW) (Entered: 11/18/2021)

Nov. 17, 2021

Nov. 17, 2021

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66

ORDER denying 65 Motion to Withdraw John Hazinski as Attorney. Signed by Magistrate Judge Scott D. Johnson on 11/18/2021. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no hyperlink or PDF document associated with this entry.) (KAH) (Entered: 11/18/2021)

Nov. 18, 2021

Nov. 18, 2021

PACER

Case Details

State / Territory: Louisiana

Case Type(s):

Criminal Justice (Other)

Key Dates

Filing Date: April 15, 2020

Case Ongoing: Yes

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

All persons remanded to Louisiana DOC's custody who were entitled to immediate release but were not for more than 48 hours.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

Loevy & Loevy

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: Yes

Class Action Outcome: Pending

Defendants

Louisiana Department of Public Safety & Corrections, State

Defendant Type(s):

Corrections

Jurisdiction-wide

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1983

State law

Constitutional Clause(s):

Due Process

Due Process: Procedural Due Process

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: None Yet / None

Nature of Relief:

None yet

Source of Relief:

None yet

Issues

General:

Over/Unlawful Detention