• Charles v. Orange County

    Publication Date: 2019-05-31
    Practice Area: Civil Rights
    Industry: Health Care | State and Local Government
    Court: U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    Judge: Circuit Judge Gerard Lynch
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For Plaintiffs-Appellants Michelet Charles and Carol Small: Thomas C. Rice, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, on the brief, Daniel J. Stujenske, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP, New York, NY, Laura F. Redman, Antony P. F. Gemmell, New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, New York, NY.
    for defendant: For Defendants-Appellees Orange County, State of New York, Orange County Sheriff's Department, Orange County Department of Mental Health and Carmen Elizondo, Former Clinic Director, Orange County Correctional Facility, in her individual capacity: Anthony Cardoso, Orange County Attorney's Office, Goshen, NY. For Amici Curiae American Psychiatric Association, American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law, American Psychological Association, American Medical Association, National Association of Social Workers, American Public Health Association, and Judge David L. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, in support of Plaintiffs-Appellants: Ira A. Burnim, Judge David C. Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law, Washington, DC, on the brief, Aaron M. Panner, Kellogg, Hansen, Todd, Figel & Frederick, P.L.L.C., Washington, DC. For Amici Curiae The Bronx Defenders, Brooklyn Defender Services, Community Initiatives for Visiting Immigrants in Confinement, Detention Watch Network, The Florida Justice Institute, Inc., Human Rights First, Immigrant Defense Project, The Immigrant Rights Clinic of Washington Square Legal Services, Inc., at NYU Law School, the Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, The Legal Aid Society of New York, The Prison Law Office, Prisoners' Legal Services of New York, and the Urban Justice Center Mental Health Project, in support of Plaintiffs-Appellants: Jamie A. Levitt, Morrison & Foerster LLP, New York, NY. For Amicus Curiae New York State Sheriffs' Association, in support of Defendants-Appellees: Alexander M. Wilson, New York State Sheriffs' Association, Albany, NY.

    Case Number: 17-3506-pr

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