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Case Name United States v. Texas Department of Transportation EE-TX-0442
Docket / Court 4:93-cv-01609 ( S.D. Tex. )
State/Territory Texas
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
On May 28, 1993, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the Texas Department of Transportation under 42 U.S.C. § 2000e, et seq. ("Title VII") in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The Department of Justice asked the court for injunctive relief, alleging ... read more >
On May 28, 1993, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against the Texas Department of Transportation under 42 U.S.C. § 2000e, et seq. ("Title VII") in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The Department of Justice asked the court for injunctive relief, alleging that the defendant participated in employment discrimination on the basis of race.

On June 24, 1993, the District Court (Judge Lynn N. Hughes) entered an order which approved a Consent Decree agreed upon by both parties.

We have no further information on this case.

Jane Wu - 11/25/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Defendant-type
Transportation
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. § 2000e
Defendant(s) State of Texas
Plaintiff Description U.S. Department of Justice on behalf of employees 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 Unknown
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 not on record
Case Closing Year 1993
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)
4:93-cv-01609 (S.D. Tex.) 06/24/1993
EE-TX-0442-9000.pdf | Detail
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General Documents
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Judges Hughes, Lynn Nettleton (S.D. Tex.)
EE-TX-0442-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Fenton, William B. (District of Columbia)
EE-TX-0442-9000
Finder, Lawrence David (Texas)
EE-TX-0442-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Gros, Christian J (Texas)
EE-TX-0442-9000
Other Lawyers None on record

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