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Case Name United States v. Hucheson Medical Center EE-GA-0100
Docket / Court 4:96-cv-00226 ( N.D. Ga. )
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
On August 14, 1996, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") filed an employment discrimination lawsuit under Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq., in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against the Hutcheson Medical Center. It appears that the complaint alleged ... read more >
On August 14, 1996, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") filed an employment discrimination lawsuit under Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq., in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against the Hutcheson Medical Center. It appears that the complaint alleged race discrimination. On August 20, 1996, the District Court (Judge Harold L. Murphy) entered a consent decree. The order provided that the court retain jurisdiction for enforcement purposes and that the consent decree terminate one year from its entry. On January 29, 1988, the court dismissed the case.

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Kaitlin Corkran - 03/03/2008


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Defendant-type
Hospital/Health Department
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
Defendant(s) Hutcheson Medical Center
Plaintiff Description United States
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Unknown
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1996 - 1997
Case Closing Year 1998
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)
4:96-cv-00226 (N.D. Ga.) 01/29/1998
EE-GA-0100-9000 PDF | Detail
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General Documents
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Judges Murphy, Harold Lloyd (N.D. Ga.)
EE-GA-0100-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Berne, Amy L. (Georgia)
EE-GA-0100-9000
Fenton, William B. (District of Columbia)
EE-GA-0100-9000
Defendant's Lawyers None on record
Other Lawyers None on record

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