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Harper v. Sheriff of Cook County, No. 08-3413

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District court's certification of a class action lawsuit involving challenges to the constitutionality of certain intake procedures at a county jail is vacated as the intake procedures detainees are required to undergo on remand to the Sheriff's custody after a probable cause hearing are an individual issue and thus, not appropriate for class disposition. The matter is remanded for resolution of plaintiff's individual claims.   

Read Harper v. Sheriff of Cook County, No. 08-3413

Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division
Argued April 6, 2009
Decided September 8, 2009


Before Bauer, Sykes and Tinder, Circuit Judges 

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