Case: Luckett v. Waggener

3:94-00890 | U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada

Filed Date: Dec. 19, 1994

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Case Summary

On 2/07/95, John R. Luckett, an inmate in the Ely State Prison, filed a Section 1983 lawsuit in the District of Nevada, pro se, against officials of the Nevada Department of Prisons. The plaintiff sought a preliminary injunction, but was denied.

Discovery continued throughout 1995 and 1996. Trial was scheduled for early March 1997, but shortly before the trial commenced the parties reached a settlement under which defendants paid plaintiff an undisclosed sum. The court approved the stipulated settlement agreement and dismissed the case with prejudice in late March 1997.

The case file is only contains a copy of the docket, so the specifics of the case are unavailable.

Summary Authors

Eoghan Keenan (6/10/2005)


Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Skau, Creighton (Nevada)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Skau, Creighton (Nevada)

Documents in the Clearinghouse



Court Docket

March 26, 1997

March 26, 1997




Last updated Aug. 12, 2022, 3:08 a.m.

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

Case Details

State / Territory: Nevada

Case Type(s):

Prison Conditions

Key Dates

Filing Date: Dec. 19, 1994

Case Ongoing: No


Plaintiff Description:

an inmate in the Ely State Prison

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: Yes

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought


Nevada Department of Corrections, State

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1983

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket


Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Source of Relief:


Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Order Duration: 1997 - None

Content of Injunction:

Preliminary relief denied



Totality of conditions

Type of Facility: