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Case Name EEOC v. COMMERCIAL DISPATCH PUBLISHING COMPANY EE-MS-0007
Docket / Court 1:98-cv-00091-GHD ( N.D. Miss. )
State/Territory Mississippi
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Special Collection EEOC Study -- in sample
Attorney Organization EEOC
Case Summary
The Birmingham Office of the EEOC filed this action in the District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. The Defendant was Commercial Dispatching Company, Inc., a company involved in newspaper publishing. The lawsuit was filed in March 1998 and ended when the court dismissed the case ... read more >
The Birmingham Office of the EEOC filed this action in the District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. The Defendant was Commercial Dispatching Company, Inc., a company involved in newspaper publishing. The lawsuit was filed in March 1998 and ended when the court dismissed the case with prejudice in September 1999 for unknown reasons. The complainant did not intervene in the case. The docket was the only information available so it is unknown what the allegations were.

Kevin Wilemon - 07/22/2007


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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
EEOC-centric
Direct Suit on Merits
General
Disparate Treatment
Plaintiff Type
EEOC Plaintiff
Causes of Action None on record
Defendant(s) Commercial Dispatch Publishing Company, Inc.
Plaintiff Description Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations EEOC
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief None
Form of Settlement None on record
Order Duration not on record
Case Closing Year 1998
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)
1:98-cv-00091-GHD (N.D. Miss.) 01/22/2004
EE-MS-0007-9000.pdf | Detail
PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
No documents currently in the collection
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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