Olivia Y. Lawsuit

Civil Action No.3:04CV251LN

Olivia Y. was filed in March 2004 in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi, Jackson, Division, against the Governor of Mississippi, the Executive Director of the Department of Human Services, and the Director of the MDHS, Division of Family and Children’s Services, all in their official capacities. This case alleged that Mississippi’s foster care system was failing to adequately protect children in its custody and provide necessary services in violation of their federal constitutional rights. This lawsuit sought only court-ordered changes in the system; money damages were never at issue.

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    Olivia Y Court Documents

    1. Agreed Order Continuing the Hearing on Plaintiffs Renewed Motion for Contempt – Filed July 23, 2015
    2. Renewed Motion For Contempt Appointment Of Receiver – Filed 3/09/2015
    3. Plaintiffs Memorandum In Support Of Motion For Contempt Appointment Of Receiver- Filed 3/09/2015
    4.   Exhibit 11- Filed 3/09/2015
    5.   Exhibit 12 – Filed 3/09/2015
    6.   Exhibits A-E – Filed 3/09/2015
    7.   Exhibits F-J – Filed 3/09/2015
    8. Court Monitor’s Report – Filed 5/08/2014
    9. Court Monitor’s Report – Filed 9/5/2013
    10. Court Monitor’s Report Period Three (01 25 13)
    11. Plaintiffs’ Response to the Court Monitor’s Status Report to the Court Regarding Progress During Period Three (02 15 13)
    12. Defendants’ Response to the Court Monitor’s Report to the Court Regarding Progress During Period Three (02 15 13)
    13. Court Monitor’s Report – Filed 6/29/2012
    14. Court Monitor’s Report Exhibits – Filed 6/29/2012
    15. Court Order Denying CRI’s Motion for Contempt – Filed 5/17/2011
    16. Response Memo in Opposition to Plaintiff’s Motion for Contempt – Filed 12/03/2010
    17. Bridge Plan Report – Filed 11/23/2010
    18. Motion For Contempt – Filed 10/05/2010
    19. Year II Report – Filed 09/08/2010
    20. Bridge Plan Agreed Order – Filed 06/10/2010
    21. Year I Report – Filed 06/05/2009


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