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Case Name United States of America v. Illinois MH-IL-0002
Docket / Court 86-c-7520 ( N.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Intellectual Disability (Facility)
Mental Health (Facility)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Causes of Action Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 1997 et seq.
Filed Pro Se No
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Filed 10/03/1986
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Review of the Use of Monitors in Civil Settlement Agreements and Consent Decrees Involving State and Local Government Entities
U.S. Department of Justice
Date: 9/13/2021
By: Attorney General Merrick Garland and Assoc. AG Vanita Gupta (U.S. Department of Justice)
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  An Analysis of CRIPA Findings Letters Issued to Jails for Constitutional Violations by the Department of Justice
Date: Apr. 15, 2016
By: Jeff Mellow, Bryce E. Peterson & Mijin Kim (John Jay College of Criminal Justice Faculty)
Citation: Am. J. Crim. Just. (April 2016)
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General Documents
N.D. Ill.
Compliance Plan
MH-IL-0002-0003.pdf | Detail
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
N.D. Ill.
MH-IL-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
N.D. Ill.
Consent Decree
MH-IL-0002-0002.pdf | Detail
Source: Plaintiffs' counsel
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Judges Marshall, Prentice Henry (N.D. Ill.) show/hide docs
Plaintiff's Lawyers Gordon, Margaret C. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
Meese, Edwin III (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
Peabody, Arthur E. Jr. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
Reynolds, William Bradford (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
Schoen, Benjamin P. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
Valukas, Anton R. (Illinois) show/hide docs
Defendant's Lawyers Connor, Robert (Illinois) show/hide docs

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