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Case Name United States v. Virgin Islands EE-VI-0002
Docket / Court NOT AVAILABLE ( D.V.I. )
State/Territory Virgin Islands
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
On May 25, 1993, the United States filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Virgin Islands, under Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq. The plaintiff alleged discrimination by the fire service on the basis of religion.

The parties settled on October 5, 1994. The ... read more >
On May 25, 1993, the United States filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Virgin Islands, under Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq. The plaintiff alleged discrimination by the fire service on the basis of religion.

The parties settled on October 5, 1994. The defendant agreed to pay $210,000.00.

There is no other information available on the case. All the information was obtained from a caselist shared by the Department of Justice.

Zhandos Kuderin - 07/10/2014


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Defendant-type
Fire
Discrimination-basis
Religion discrimination
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
Defendant(s) Virgin Islands
Plaintiff Description United States government
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 Damages
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 1994
Case Ongoing Unknown
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)
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General Documents
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Judges None on record
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers None on record
Defendant's Lawyers None on record
Other Lawyers None on record

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