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Myra Clark Gaines


Myra Clark Gaines (c. June 30, 1804 – January 9, 1885) was an American socialite and plaintiff in the longest-running lawsuit in the history of the United States court system. ... As a result,...

CIVIL ACTION : NO. 11-7005 Plaintif - Eastern District of Pennsylvania


May 20, 2014 ... NO. 11-7005. Plaintiff,. : : v. : : CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, et al.,. : : Defendants. ... Philadelphia Prison System (“PPS”) and a practicing Muslim. Compl. ¶¶ 1, 21, ECF No. 30. ..... see also Clarke v. Whitney,. 907 F.Supp. 893, 895 ...

Pennsylvania Prisoners Remain On Death Row After Death ...


Jan 15, 2009 ... Clark v. Beard, 918 A.2d 155 (Pa. Cmwlth, Feb. 17, 2007) ... Tretinik, Susan Croftcheck, John Doe, & Jane Doe, (Numbers 1 through 99) et al.

Philadelphia Tries to Fix Its Criminal Justice System - The Atlantic


Mar 3, 2016 ... The most recent overcrowding class-action case, Williams et. al. v. ... Still, the number of people held in the Philadelphia jail system today is far ... Justice Reform, which Clarke proposed, was formally launched in February.

Clark v. State of California - Second Amended ... - Clearinghouse


Clark v. Wilson. PRISON LAW OFFICE. II II II Mil I I II II ||||. DONALD SPECTER # 83 925. PC-CA-005- ... 15 20 U.S.C. section 1400 et seq. , amended by Pub. L. No. 105- .... 26 from the general prison population constitutes cruel and. 27 unusual ...

Paying for Your Time: How Charging Inmates Fees Behind Bars May ...


Jul 31, 2014 ... Consequently, the country's state prison population grew by more than .... that in May of 2011, the United States Supreme Court held in Brown v. ..... Alexes Harris et al., Drawing Blood from Stones: Legal Debt and ... It's Gaining Among The Prison Board, Philly.com (Sept. ..... Clarke 147 F.3d 655 (8th Cir.

Case Law | Litigation Lawyer | Sacks Weston Diamond LLC


... v. POW! Entertainment, Inc. et al. ... Clark v. Pfizer, Inc., 2004 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 17813, 2004 WL 1970138 (E.D. Pa., No. ... City of Philadelphia, 1994 U.S. Dist.

Americans With Disabilities Act Settlement Agreements And Court ...


Aug 6, 2015 ... Allegheny County Board, Inmates, Jail & Prison (Pennsylvania). Allen v. ... Benton-West City Emergency Telephone Systems Board (Illinois) ... Clark County , Nevada-Department of Real Property Management (Nevada) ... Davoll, et al v. City & County of Denver (Colorado). Day v. Republic (Maryland).

Philadelphia Prison System - City of Philadelphia


Philadelphia's correctional facilities confine adults who have been committed by ... The Philadelphia Prison System (PPS) has a zero tolerance policy regarding ...

when bankruptcy is not the best option - Sargent Shriver National ...


Debtors' Prisons (Oct. 2010), http://bit.ly/aclu_penny; Alexes Harris et al., ... Sammy is a 53-year-old African American man living in Philadelphia. ... generation for their courts and criminal justice systems to those accused or convicted ..... is no longer sufficient to affect eligibility for social security and SSI benefits (Cl...

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Rule - Eastern District of Pennsylvania


Jan 25, 2007 ... v. : : NO. 06-CV-3229. : CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, et al. : SURRICK, J. ... intake unit of the Philadelphia Prison System (“PPS”) are “harsh and ..... Clark, Deputy Commissioner Murphy, Prisons, and Major Dinuble [sic], Prisons,.

Plata v. Brown and Realignment: Jails, Prisons, Courts, and Politics


"realignment," California's prison population is more than a quarter smaller .... ( June 5, 2012); Clark Kelso, Receiver, Cal. .... City of Philadelphia, No. 82- ... role this case played in the PLRA's passage, see Brief for the State of Louisiana et al.,  ...

Technological Leaps and Bounds: Pro Se Prisoner ... - Penn Law


ness in its criminal justice system, and extending Internet access to ... reduced the scope of the States' obligations to furnish prison law libraries, saved .... meeting in Philadelphia at the time; the decisions of the Supreme .... Legal Information Market, 10 LEWIS & CLARK L. REv. 797 ...... nomah County Public Library et al...