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Case Name United States v. Phoenix EE-AZ-0124
Docket / Court 2:96-cv-00229-RGS ( D. Ariz. )
State/Territory Arizona
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
On January 25, 1996, the U.S. Department of Justice ("D.O.J.") filed a lawsuit against City of Phoenix under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

The docket ends on November 20, 1998 with the district court (Judge Roger G. ... read more >
On January 25, 1996, the U.S. Department of Justice ("D.O.J.") filed a lawsuit against City of Phoenix under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona.

The docket ends on November 20, 1998 with the district court (Judge Roger G. Strand) entering a settlement agreement. We have no further information.

Hyun Jeong Yang - 11/14/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-area
Hiring
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) City of Phoenix
Plaintiff Description U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of employee of the City of Phoenix
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Mixed
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1998 - n/a
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)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  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)
2:96-cv-00229-RGS (D. Ariz.) 11/20/1998
EE-AZ-0124-9000.pdf | Detail
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General Documents
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Judges Mathis, Virginia A. (D. Ariz.) [Magistrate]
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Sitver, Morton (D. Ariz.) [Magistrate]
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Strand, Roger Gordon (D. Ariz.)
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bales, W. Scott (Arizona)
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Bartels, Robert (Arizona)
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Fenton, William B. (District of Columbia)
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Harwood, Ann Elizabeth (Arizona)
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Napolitano, Janet (Arizona)
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Tejani, Sharyn A. (District of Columbia)
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Ward, Larry G. (District of Columbia)
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Gaona, David F (Arizona)
EE-AZ-0124-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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