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Case Name Baker v. Minnesota Department of Corrections PC-MN-0006
Docket / Court 62-cv-20-5143 ( State Court )
State/Territory Minnesota
Case Type(s) Prison Conditions
Special Collection COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)
Attorney Organization ACLU Affiliates (any)
Case Summary
This is a class action petition for a writ of mandamus alleging that the Minnesota Department of Corrections failed in its legal duty to protect individuals under its custody or control from COVID-19. read more >
This is a class action petition for a writ of mandamus alleging that the Minnesota Department of Corrections failed in its legal duty to protect individuals under its custody or control from COVID-19.



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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
COVID-19
Release Requested
Defendant-type
Corrections
General
Conditions of confinement
Excessive force
Sanitation / living conditions
Medical/Mental Health
Medical care, general
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action Mandamus, 28 U.S.C. ยง 1361
Defendant(s) Minnesota Department of Corrections
Plaintiff Description A group of Minnesota Department of Corrections prisoners representing a class of all prisoners in the custody or control of MDOC.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Affiliates (any)
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status outcome Pending
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Filed 10/22/2020
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Arnold Baker et al. v. Minnesota Department of Corrections
ACLU Minnesota
Date: Dec. 10, 2021
By: ACLU Minnesota
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Court Docket(s)
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General Documents
State Trial Court
10/22/2020
Petition for Writ of Mandamus
PC-MN-0006-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: ACLU
State Trial Court
12/10/2020
Amended and Supplemental Petition for Writ of Mandamus
PC-MN-0006-0002.pdf | Detail
Source: ACLU
State Trial Court
03/31/2021
Order
PC-MN-0006-0003.pdf | Detail
Source: State Court Website
State Trial Court
04/01/2021
Second Amended and Supplemental Action
PC-MN-0006-0004.pdf | Detail
Source: State Court Website
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Judges Grewing, Sara Court not on record show/hide docs
PC-MN-0006-0003
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bratlie, Ian (Minnesota) show/hide docs
PC-MN-0006-0001 | PC-MN-0006-0002 | PC-MN-0006-0004
Diegel, Clare A (Minnesota) show/hide docs
PC-MN-0006-0001 | PC-MN-0006-0002 | PC-MN-0006-0004
Nascimento, Isabella Salomao (Minnesota) show/hide docs
PC-MN-0006-0001 | PC-MN-0006-0002 | PC-MN-0006-0004
Nelson, Teresa J. (Minnesota) show/hide docs
PC-MN-0006-0001 | PC-MN-0006-0002 | PC-MN-0006-0004
Shulman, Daniel R (Minnesota) show/hide docs
PC-MN-0006-0001 | PC-MN-0006-0002 | PC-MN-0006-0004
Defendant's Lawyers Lew, Dan (Minnesota) show/hide docs
PC-MN-0006-0004
Middlebrook, Cathryn (Minnesota) show/hide docs
PC-MN-0006-0004
Ward, William (Minnesota) show/hide docs
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