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U.S. District Court CONDITIONS

PLRA-Prison Litigation Reform Act

IDEA- Indiv. with Disab. Education Act

Christina A. ex rel. Jennifer A. v. Bloomberg, 167 F.Suppl.2d 1094 (D.S.D. 2001). Inmates at youth facilities sued the secretary of the corrections department and the superintendent of a state training school, alleging deprivation of due process rights under the First and Fourteenth Amendments, and violations of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). The parties settled the action and the district court approved the settlement. The inmates moved to have attorney fees awarded and the district court granted the motion...

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