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Case Name Singleton v. Cannizzaro CJ-LA-0010
Docket / Court 2:17-cv-10721 ( E.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) Criminal Justice (Other)
Attorney Organization ACLU Affiliates (any)
Civil Rights Corps
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Freedom of speech/association
Unreasonable search and seizure
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
General
Failure to discipline
Failure to supervise
Failure to train
False arrest
Fines/Fees/Bail/Bond
Over/Unlawful Detention
Pattern or Practice
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
State law
Defendant(s) Orleans Parish
Plaintiff Description Eight crime victims and witnesses who were threatened, arrested, and imprisoned by prosecutors seeking to coerce them into submitting to interrogations.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Affiliates (any)
Civil Rights Corps
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Voluntary Dismissal
Filed 10/17/2017
Case Ongoing Yes
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  New Orleans, LA: Misconduct
http://www.civilrightscorps.org/
Date: Apr. 21, 2020
By: Civil Rights Corps
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  SINGLETON ET. AL. V. CANNIZZARO ET. AL
http://www.civilrightscorps.org
Date: March 2018
By: Civil Rights Corps
Citation: http://www.civilrightscorps.org/prosecutor-project/
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Court Docket(s)
E.D. La.
02/26/2021
2:17−cv−10721−JTM−JVM
CJ-LA-0010-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
E.D. La.
10/17/2017
Complaint [ECF# 1]
CJ-LA-0010-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
E.D. La.
01/25/2018
Second Amended Complaint [ECF# 52]
CJ-LA-0010-0002.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
E.D. La.
02/28/2019
Order Granting in Part Motion to Dismiss with Reasoning [ECF# 116] (2019 WL 969788)
CJ-LA-0010-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
E.D. La.
07/02/2019
Order and Reasons [ECF# 147] (397 F.Supp.3d 840)
CJ-LA-0010-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
U.S. Court of Appeals
04/21/2020
Opinion [Ct. of App. ECF# 00515390634] (956 F.3d 773)
CJ-LA-0010-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
E.D. La.
07/17/2020
Order and Reasons [ECF# 224] (2020 WL 4038979)
CJ-LA-0010-0005.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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