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  • Tags: Pennhurst court Mandate

U.S. judge lifts threat of Pennhurst contempt.jpg
Philadelphia Inquirer article on Judge Raymond Broderick's decision not to hold Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery counties in contempt for not complying with his order to place a certain number of Pennhurst residents in community living arrangements.

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$10,000 fines upheld for Pennhurst again.jpg
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article on fines to the State of Pennsylvania for lack of compliance with enforcing supervision during the deinstitutionalization of Pennhurst State School and Hospital.

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Letter to Governor Richard Thornburgh on the actions that the DPW is currently taking to comply with the court mandate of the previous year. Helen O'Bannon assures Governor Thornburgh that the process will soon be accelerated.

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Letter fro Dick Thornbugh on the lack of Government action on the District Court Mandate for community placements for the 61 children then at Pennhurst.Nelkin mentions that the children who have been placed in community living arrangements in the…

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Letter from Carla Morgan, Special Master, to Jennifer Howse, Deputy Secretary for Mental Retardation. Morgan is concerned with continuing reports about the treatment of Pennhurst Residents, and the DPW's lack of plans to develop alternatives for…

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Letter to Judge Broderick fom Helen O'Bannon.jpg
Letter from Helen O'Bannon appointing Robert Nelkin as liaison for the Department of Public Welfare in the Pennhurst case, in which Judge Broderick ordered deinstitutionalization for Pennhurst's residents.

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Group living rights for retarded.jpg
Article from the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on the Supreme Court Case challenging Judge Broderick's ruling on deinstitutionalization of Pennhurst residents.

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Court Order for Halderman v Pennhurst State School on the dispersal of State School and the requirement of the state to provide community placements.

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Penhurst Report060.jpg
Brief Piece of Helen O'Bannon speaking out against Pennhurst dispersal court order and community placement.

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Letter from Jennifer Howse to Carla Morgin about the first Report to The Court on the Individuals Who Moved from Pennhurst. Howse thanks Morgan for the report and asks for follow up information and regular reports.

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