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Case Name Cowan and US v. Bolivar County Board of Education SD-MS-0007
Docket / Court 2:65-cv-00031 ( N.D. Miss. )
State/Territory Mississippi
Case Type(s) School Desegregation
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Magnet school
Monitoring
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Defendant-type
Elementary/Secondary School
Discrimination-area
Zoning
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Education
Racial segregation
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Race
Black
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Title IV, Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. ยง 2000c et seq.
Defendant(s) Bolivar County
Plaintiff Description Students of the Bolivar County School District
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought Unknown
Class action status granted Unknown
Prevailing Party Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1969 - n/a
Case Closing Year n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Docket(s)
2:65-cv-00031-DMB (N.D. Miss.) 06/08/2007
SD-MS-0007-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
2:65-cv-31 (N.D. Miss.) 10/25/2016
SD-MS-0007-9001.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
United States' Motion for Further Relief 05/02/2011
SD-MS-0007-0004.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [Granting in Part and Denying in Part Motion for Relief] 03/28/2012 (914 F.Supp.2d 801) (N.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0007-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [Holding that Open Enrollment is a Constitutionally Adequate Desegregation Plan] 01/24/2013 (923 F.Supp.2d 876) (N.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0007-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Response to The United States' Motion to Alter or Amend Judgment 03/18/2013
SD-MS-0007-0002.pdf | Detail
Document Source: Pro Publica
Reply Brief 03/28/2013
SD-MS-0007-0001.pdf | Detail
Document Source: Pro Publica
Judgment [Reversing and Remanding Case] 04/01/2014 (748 F.3d 233)
SD-MS-0007-0007.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Order Report 09/02/2014
SD-MS-0007-0008.pdf | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion and Order 05/13/2016 (2016 WL 2851330) (N.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0007-0009.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order 09/29/2016 (2016 WL 5462820) (N.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0007-0010.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Document Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Brown, Debra Marie (N.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0007-0009 | SD-MS-0007-0010 | SD-MS-0007-9001
Davidson, Glen H. (N.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0007-0005 | SD-MS-0007-0006
Graves, James Earl Jr. (State Supreme Court, Fifth Circuit)
SD-MS-0007-0007
King, Carolyn Dineen (Fifth Circuit)
SD-MS-0007-0007
Southwick, Leslie (Fifth Circuit)
SD-MS-0007-0007
Virden, Jane M. Court not on record [Magistrate]
SD-MS-0007-9001
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Adams, Felicia C. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-0001
Ahmad, Aziz (District of Columbia)
SD-MS-0007-9001
Alexander, John Marshall (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-0004
Aronson, Henry A. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Banks, Fred L. Jr. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Bell, Derrick A. Jr. (New York)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Belway, Shakti (Louisiana)
SD-MS-0007-9001
Bhargava, Anurima (District of Columbia)
SD-MS-0007-0004
Breen-Portnoy, Ceala Eloise (District of Columbia)
SD-MS-0007-9001
Clark, Leroy D. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Fischbach, Jonathan (District of Columbia)
SD-MS-0007-0001 | SD-MS-0007-0004 | SD-MS-0007-9001
Gardner, Kelly D. (District of Columbia)
SD-MS-0007-9001
Greenberg, Jack (New York)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Hall, Carsie A. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Perez, Thomas E. (District of Columbia)
SD-MS-0007-0001 | SD-MS-0007-0004
Turnage, Ellis (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9001
Wardenski, Joseph J (District of Columbia)
SD-MS-0007-9001
Wohlenhaus, Renee M. (District of Columbia)
SD-MS-0007-0001 | SD-MS-0007-9001
Zarr, Melvyn (New York)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Adams, Holmes S. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-0002 | SD-MS-0007-9001
Alexander, W.B. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Cox, Ancil L. Jr. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Griffith, Ellie (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Hooks, John Simeon (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-0002 | SD-MS-0007-9001
Jacks, Jamie F (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-0008 | SD-MS-0007-9001
Jacks, Gerald Haggart (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-0002 | SD-MS-0007-9001
Luckett, Semmes (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Oswalt, Lindsey N. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-0002
Pearson, John (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Porter, Leon Jr. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9000
Watson, Lindsey O. (Mississippi)
SD-MS-0007-9001
Other Lawyers None on record

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