Case: Seelig v. Abate

03459/92 | New York state trial court

Filed Date: 1992

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Case Summary

This case concerned an appeal from an administrative decision pursuant to Article 78 in New York state court. The appellant, the Correction Officers Benevolent Association, petitioned for review of a judgment favorable to the New York City Department of Corrections.

Many of the litigation documents are unavailable to the Clearinghouse, but the parties appeared to have reached an agreement regarding the temporary and permanent repair of various facilities that correctional officers used.

Summary Authors

Matthew Feng (5/27/2023)

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Jan. 6, 1993

Jan. 6, 1993



Last updated Aug. 30, 2023, 2:46 p.m.

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

Case Details

State / Territory: New York

Case Type(s):

Jail Conditions

Key Dates

Filing Date: 1992

Case Ongoing: No reason to think so


Plaintiff Description:

Correction Officers Benevolent Association, a union for correctional officers

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought


New York City Department of Corrections (New York), City

Defendant Type(s):


Case Details

Causes of Action:

State law

Available Documents:

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief


Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Source of Relief:


Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Order Duration: 1993 - None


Type of Facility: