Hello, I hope you’re dong well,
I have final Submission for legal brief that is tomorrow, so I already have everything ready but my professor wrote some comments and please I need you to correct them (don’t do the whole brief-just correct what she is asking) also my part is the defendant and I will put some links that my professor sent me may help you
I will attach statement of fact my draft and template,,, If you need any thing let me know-thank you so much!!
STATEMENT OF FACTS
Peter Griffin lived in Macomb County and had known Brian G. Boy since he was five years old. They were next door neighbors. Brian and Peter used to hang out every day after school and loved playing basketball, baseball, and video games. They also enjoyed riding on their longboards and playing street hockey. When the boys were twelve years old, Quagmire Jones and his family moved in down the street. Brian was not too fond of Quagmire; however, he would talk to him on occasions. The only time he really hung out with Quagmire was when Peter was around. Brian noticed that Peter and Quagmire started to hang out more each week. By the time Peter was 16 years old, Brian and he only spoke occasionally. Peter was always with Quagmire. Peter also started dating Lois at this time.
On March 23, 2019, Peter Griffin, who was 18 years old, and his friend, Quagmire Jones, who was 17years old, were driving around in Peter’s 1986 Ford Escort. Peter and Quagmire were known menaces in the community and would create various disturbances. Peter and Quagmire both had been drinking at Quagmire’s house and were feeling the effects of alcohol. Peter went and grabbed his father’s 45 mm to show it to Quagmire. Peter knew that there were not any bullets in the gun. At one point, they thought about playing Russian roulette, but Peter could not find any bullets for the gun. After an hour of drinking, Quagmire talked Peter into going to the bar to try and pick-up some girls for the night. Peter knew that if Lois found out he was with Quagmire, she was not going to be happy with him because he had promised to go to the show with her that night. Peter tried calling Lois, however, she did not answer, so he left her a message that he was not able to go to the show because he had to help Peter fix his car.
As they were driving to the bar (with their fake ids), Peter noticed that his car needed gas and pulled into the Marathon gas station to fill his tank. Peter didn’t have any money or an active credit
card; Quagmire only had $5.00 in his wallet. Peter pulled up to the pump and filled his tank. Subsequently, Peter drove away without paying for the gas.
Quagmire noticed a person walking his dogs and had Peter pull over so they could mug him. They stopped the car to commit the crime. They stole the man’s wallet, which contained $1,000 and his gold Rolex. Several weeks later, Peter and Quagmire were arrested for the robbery and for stealing the gas. The police learned that these were not the only crimes the two had committed over the last several weeks.
The victim identified Peter and Quagmire from the police lineup. Peter is 5’8’ and weighs 180 pounds while Quagmire is 5’7”, weighing 120 pounds. After Quagmire was apprehended, he was transferred to the Macomb County jail to face the pending charges. He was placed in maximum security. The County jail did not want to place Quagmire in the minimum-security section because they wanted to keep him separated from his accomplice Peter. The County jail did place Peter in the minimum-security section. Initially, Quagmire shared his cell with Samuel Peters, but he was transferred to another cell. Paul Predator, another maximum-security inmate, was his new cellmate. Paul was 6’2” and weighed 220 pounds. Paul had been convicted of sex offenses, specifically rape and sexual contact with a minor. The County Jail knew of Paul Predator’s offenses.
At night, the maximum-security cells are locked down, but during the day, the inmates may move around in the common areas. There is an emergency alarm button located in the common areas, but it is not accessible at night when the cells are locked down. The County jail also has security surveillance cameras in the maximum-security section, but the cameras do not provide a view inside the individual cells. The jails check the cells every 20 minutes; however, Quagmire claimed that the jailers only came into the cell block once a day.
Quagmire alleged that Predator sexually assaulted him repeatedly, but that did not tell anyone about the assaults because he believed Predator had a knife and he was afraid that Predator would
retaliate against him. After a week, Quagmire was able to leave a note in the cell bars before lockdown informing the jailers that Predator had sexually assaulted him. This was the only way that Quagmire could think of for informing the jailors about the assaults without alerting Predator. An hour after discovering the note, the jailers moved Quagmire out of the cell.
In January 2020, Quagmire filed a civil rights action in federal district court against Defendants County of Macomb, Count of Macomb Board of Commissioners, Sheriff Cleveland Brown; Macomb County Jail, and Deputy Joe Swanson, alleging violations of his constitutional rights and state tort law. He claimed that defendants demonstrated a reckless disregard for his constitutional rights by failing to protect him from inmate violence in violation of the Eighth Amendment. Further, he claimed that defendants transferred him to Predator’s cell even though they knew Paul was a sexual predator, failed to properly supervise the cell block, failed to develop adequate protection or policies to minimize or eliminate inmate sexual assaults, failed to stop double-celling inmates, and failed to adequately classify and segregate inmates. In his independent state tort claim, Quagmire alleged essentially the same acts and omissions as those alleged in his constitutional claim. He specifically claimed that defendants failed to adequately protect him form inmate sexual assault, despite his obvious vulnerability to the assault because of his youth, physical size, and status as a new admitted to the jail.
Defendants claimed that they did not have any knowledge or reason to suspect that inmates in the jail faced a substantial risk of sexual assault from other inmates, particularly Paul Predator. Defendants sought a motion for summary judgment.
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