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Case Name United States v. Arkansas State University EE-AR-0058
Docket / Court 3:97-cv-00428-SMR ( E.D. Ark. )
State/Territory Arkansas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
On November 12, 1997, the United States Department of Justice filed an employment discrimination lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas against the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees, alleging that the defendants discriminated on the basis of sex. The ... read more >
On November 12, 1997, the United States Department of Justice filed an employment discrimination lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas against the Arkansas State University Board of Trustees, alleging that the defendants discriminated on the basis of sex. The District Court (Judge G. T. Eisele) entered the consent decree which contained specific stipulations regarding pregnancy discrimination, on November 19, 1997. The court retained jurisdiction over the case for four years.

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James Floyd - 11/10/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Affected Gender
Female
Defendant-type
College/University
Discrimination-basis
Pregnancy discrimination
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) Arkansas State University
Plaintiff Description United States
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought None on record
Class action status granted Unknown
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1997 - 2001
Case Closing Year 1997
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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Case Studies Megacases, Diversity, and the Elusive Goal of Workplace Reform
Written: Mar. 01, 2008
By: Nancy Levit (University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Law)
Citation: 49 B.C. L. Rev. 367 (2008)
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  Second Generation Employment Discrimination: A Structural Approach
By: Susan Sturm (Columbia Law School)
Citation: 101 Colum. L. Rev. 458 (2001)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
3:97-cv-00428-SMR (E.D. Ark.) 11/19/1997
EE-AR-0058-9000.pdf | Detail
General Documents
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Judges Reasoner, Stephen M. (E.D. Ark.)
EE-AR-0058-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Fenton, William B. (District of Columbia)
EE-AR-0058-9000
Johnson, Michael D. (Arkansas)
EE-AR-0058-9000
Levy, Allen W. (District of Columbia)
EE-AR-0058-9000
Pinzler, Isabelle Katz (District of Columbia)
EE-AR-0058-9000
Defendant's Lawyers McDaniel, Lucinda (Arkansas)
EE-AR-0058-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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