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Case Name United States v. Brownsville EE-TX-0441
Docket / Court 1:93-cv-00191 ( S.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
On September 14, 1993 the U.S. Department of Justice ("D.O.J.") filed a lawsuit under Title VII against the City of Brownsville, Texas in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas. The DOJ sought injunctive relief.

On December 8, 1993, the district court (Judge Filemon B. ... read more >
On September 14, 1993 the U.S. Department of Justice ("D.O.J.") filed a lawsuit under Title VII against the City of Brownsville, Texas in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas. The DOJ sought injunctive relief.

On December 8, 1993, the district court (Judge Filemon B. Vela) entered a consent judgment for the D.OJ. and against the City of Brownsville.

The docket ends on December 8, 1993 with the entry of the consent judgment. We have no further information on this case.

Janani Iyengar - 10/17/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Defendant-type
Fire
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 Brownsville
City of Brownsville
Plaintiff Description U.S. Department of Justice
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Unknown
Source of Relief Unknown
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration not on record
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)
[ 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)
1:93-cv-00191 (S.D. Tex.) 12/08/1993
EE-TX-0441-9000 PDF | Detail
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General Documents
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Judges Garza, Fidencio G. (S.D. Tex.) [Magistrate]
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Vela, Filemon Bartolome (S.D. Tex.)
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Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Cornejo-Lopez, Elia Luz (Texas)
EE-TX-0441-9000
Fenton, William B. (District of Columbia)
EE-TX-0441-9000
Jones, Gaynelle Griffin (Texas)
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Miller, Edward (District of Columbia)
EE-TX-0441-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Deats, B. Craig (Texas)
EE-TX-0441-9000
Hollis, Thomas Clayton (Texas)
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Other Lawyers None on record

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