Case: CRIPA Investigation, Powhatan (VA)

No Court Case | No Court

Filed Date: May 7, 1996

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Case Summary

On May 7, 1996, the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice [DOJ] notified the state of Virginia that it intended to investigate the conditions of confinement at the Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center pursuant to the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), 42 U.S.C. § 1997 et seq.

The investigation was to focus on allegations regarding physical and mental abuse of juveniles by staff, the improper use of isolation and segregation, an unacceptably high risk of violence in the correctional center, and inadequate medical and mental health care.

We have no further information regarding the investigation.

Summary Authors

Dan Dalton (2/25/2007)

People


Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Patrick, Deval L. (District of Columbia)

Other Attorney(s)

Active

Active

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Patrick, Deval L. (District of Columbia)

Other Attorney(s)

Fahey, Helen F. (Virginia)

Gilmore, James S. III (Virginia)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Findings Letter re: CRIPA Investigation of Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center, Powhattan, VA

CRIPA Investigation

May 7, 1996

May 7, 1996

Findings Letter/Report

Resources

Docket

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

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

Case Details

State / Territory: Virginia

Case Type(s):

Juvenile Institution

Key Dates

Filing Date: May 7, 1996

Case Ongoing: No reason to think so

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

United States Department of Justice

Plaintiff Type(s):

U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Beaumont Juvenile Correctional Center, State

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), 42 U.S.C. § 1997 et seq.

Special Case Type(s):

Out-of-court

Availably Documents:

None of the above

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Unknown

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Unknown

Issues

General:

Assault/abuse by staff

Confinement/isolation

Medical/Mental Health:

Medical care, general

Mental health care, general

Type of Facility:

Government-run