University of Michigan Law School
Civil Rights Litigation Clearinghouse
Title "Santiago v. City of Philadelphia"
Date Jan 1, 1974
Author Juvenile Law Center
External Link https://jlc.org/cases/santiago-v-city-philadelphia
Abstract Shortly after opening its doors in 1975, Juvenile Law Center joined this class action lawsuit as lead counsel. Initially filed in 1974 by Community Legal Services and Philadelphians for Equal Justice, this case sought to end overcrowding and abusive conditions at Philadelphia’s Youth Study Center, the city’s maximum-security pre-trial juvenile detention center. Various pieces of the litigation were settled over time, with the last settlement agreement reached in 1989.
Source Juvenile Law Center


This Resource Relates To
case Santiago v. Philadelphia (JI-PA-0005)

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