Resource: Effective Post-PLRA Settlement Models: A Case Study of Arizona's Protective Segregation Lawsuit

By: Debbie A. Hill, Larry Hammond, Bruce Skolnik, Steve Martin, & Donna Clement

January 1, 2004

John Does 1-5 v. Terry Stewart' was a hard-fought prison conditions-of-confinement class action lawsuit litigated in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona. Relationships between the parties and their counsel were contentious at times. Nonetheless, the collaborative way in which the case was ultimately resolved offers many insights on how to effectively settle such large-scale prisoner rights cases in a post-PLRA litigation environment.

Resource Type(s):

Case Studies

Citation: 24 Pace L. Rev. 743 (2004)

Related Cases:

Does v. Stewart