224 results found for: subject:"Actions and defenses"

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1985 Aug.

Free Press Association (Burlington, Vt.)

Two Charged With Trespass On Hospital Psychiatric Ward

Burlington (Vt.) - Describing the State of Vermont's case against Chamberlin and Ebert arising from their visit to the psychiatric ward at the Medical Center Hospital. Including typewritten corrections and an update regarding the dropping of an initial order for Ebert to undergo a psychiatric examination after his arrest.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1985 Nov. 20

Free Press Association (Burlington, Vt.)

Charges of trespass at MCHV dismissed

Burlington (Vt.) - Describing the circumstances which led to the State of Vermont's assignment and subsequent dismissal of charges against Chamberlin and Ebert. Quoting Chamberlin on her interpretation of the court's decision.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1985 Sept.

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from the Chamberlin/Ebert defense fund

Cambridge (Mass.) - Describing the arrest of Chamberlin and Ebert for their action at the Baird 6 Unit at the Medical Center Hospital and the State of Vermont's case against them. Soliciting donations from the community.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1984 Nov.

Vermont. County Court (Chittenden County)

State's request for jury instructions Necessity

Burlington (Vt.) - Clarifying the definition of 'necessity defense' for the jury in the case of the State of Vermont v. Jeanne Keller, et al.

Judi Chamberlin Papers


United States. District Court (Massachusetts)

Henry J. Dufresne v. city of Worcester

Massachusetts - Complaint concerning the lack of accessibility for people with disabilities using sidewalks and crosswalks in the City of Worcester. The plaintiff requests that the city must construct, repair, or modify sidewalks and crosswalks to be equipped with a slanting curb cutout complying with Chapter 288 of the Acts of 1973.

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1974 July 25

Lynch, Robert J.

Letter from Robert J. Lynch to Elmer C. Bartels

Malden (Mass.) - Concerning a law suit brought by school officials of the town of East Longmeadow against the Architectural Barriers Board, which Lynch presents chronologically. The case is about requests for wavers on ramps and elevators. The Board denied granting them a waver on the elevator; the school officials then claimed economic hardship and asked to be relieved of the requirement for an elevator, which the Bo... more

Elmer C. Bartels Papers

1985 Aug. 18

McCormack, Mark H.

Letter from Mark H. McCormack to J. Randolph Gregson

Australia - Concerning offers from Channel Nine and Channel Ten for the U.S. Open Tennis Championship.

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1990 Aug. 6

McCormack, Mark H.

Fax from Mark H. McCormack to A. H. Buckley

Discussing the Avignon affair. McCormack explains the arrangement was originally presented as low risk, but when documents got drawn up, it involved significant risk to IMG with the addition of balance sheet debt. McCormack and other executives had doubts so submitted it to IMG's Finance Committee as well as bankers at Morgan. However, Buckley went ahead with the transaction, despite t... more

Mark H. McCormack Papers

1979 Aug. 27

Hentoff, Nat

The limited revenge of the seven 'crazy' women

New York (N.Y.) - On a specific case of institutional abuse concerning seven incarcerated women submitted to inhumane conditions, forced drugging and other forms of psychiatric control. Describing S.T.E.A.D.Y. (Steps Toward Eventual Acceptance of a Disciplined You), a behavior modification program used by the Matteawan state mental hospital. Examining the national significance of the case.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1979 Dec. 6

Herrington, B.S.

U.S. Court upholds drug refusal right

Washington (D.C.) - On the success of the class action suit against Boston State Hospital filed in an attempt to stop forced drugging and seclusion in non-emergency situations. Including negative reactions from APA Counsel Joel Klein and doctors from local psychiatric facilities.

Judi Chamberlin Papers