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Case3:01-cv-01351-TEH Document2840 Filed03/10/15 Page1 of 1

1 FUTTERMAN DUPREE DODD CROLEY MAIER LLP
MARTIN H. DODD (104363)
2 180 Sansome Street, 17th Floor
San Francisco, California 94104
3 Telephone: (415) 399-3840
Facsimile: (415) 399-3838
4 mdodd@fddcm.com
5 Attorneys for Receiver
J. Clark Kelso
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

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FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA

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11 MARCIANO PLATA, et al.,
Plaintiffs,
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v.
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EDMUND G. BROWN, JR., et al.,
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Defendants.

Case No. C01-1351 TEH
NOTICE OF FILING OF RECEIVER’S
SPECIAL REPORT: IMPROVEMENTS
IN THE QUALITY OF CALIFORNIA’S
PRISON MEDICAL CARE SYSTEM

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NOTICE OF FILING OF RECEIVER’S
SPECIAL REPORT: IMPROVEMENTS IN THE QUALITY OF CALIFORNIA’S
PRISON MEDICAL CARE SYSTEM
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Receiver in Plata v. Schwarzenegger, Case No. C01-

19 1351 TEH, has filed herewith his Special Report: Improvements in the Quality of California’s
20 Prison Medical Care System.
21 Dated: March 10, 2015
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FUTTERMAN DUPREE
DODD CROLEY MAIER LLP
By:/s/ Martin H. Dodd
Martin H. Dodd
Attorneys for Receiver J. Clark Kelso

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FUTTERMAN DUPREE
DODD CROLEY
MAIER LLP

NOTICE OF FILING OF RECEIVER’S SPECIAL REPORT: IMPROVEMENTS IN THE QUALITY OF
CALIFORNIA’S PRISON MEDICAL CARE SYSTEM
CASE NO. C01-1351 TEH

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Special Report:
Improvements in
the Quality of California’s Prison
Medical Care System
By
J. Clark Kelso
Receiver
March 10, 2015

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Table of Contents

Section I. Executive Summary ..................................................................................................... 1

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Section II. Background
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