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Case Name United States v. Palm Beach Gardens EE-FL-0135
Docket / Court 9:93-cv-08654-DTKH ( S.D. Fla. )
State/Territory Florida
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
On November 7, 1993, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit under Title VII against the City of Palm Beach Gardens in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging employment discrimination based on race. On August 04, 1995, the U.S. and the defendant agreed to enter ... read more >
On November 7, 1993, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit under Title VII against the City of Palm Beach Gardens in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida alleging employment discrimination based on race. On August 04, 1995, the U.S. and the defendant agreed to enter into a consent decree, which was entered by the district court (Judge Daniel T. K. Hurley).

We have no further information on this case. The case closed on August, 4, 1995.

Dana Schwarz - 11/19/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Race
Race, unspecified
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000e
Defendant(s) City of Palm Beach Gardens
Plaintiff Description U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of employees allegedly discriminated against on the basis of race
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 Unknown
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1998 - 1999
Case Closing Year n/a
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)
93-08654 (S.D. Fla.) 07/20/1999
EE-FL-0135-9000 PDF | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
No documents currently in the collection
Judges Hurley, Daniel T. K. (S.D. Fla.)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Hack, Elizabeth (District of Columbia)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Lopez, P. David (District of Columbia)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Mellinger, David I (Florida)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Ugelow, Richard S (District of Columbia)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Ward, Larry G. (District of Columbia)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Acton, David Arthur (Florida)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Baird, Thomas J (Florida)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Hogg, Jesse Stephen (Florida)
EE-FL-0135-9000
McAuliffe, Michael Francis (Florida)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Newman, Scott Barry (Florida)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Wallace, Carole Joan (Florida)
EE-FL-0135-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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