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Case Name U.S. v. City of Columbus, Ohio PN-OH-0001
Docket / Court 2:99-cv-01097 ( S.D. Ohio )
State/Territory Ohio
Case Type(s) Policing
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Unreasonable search and seizure
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Excessive force
Failure to discipline
Failure to supervise
Failure to train
False arrest
Inadequate citizen complaint investigations and procedures
Racial profiling
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 14141
Defendant(s) Columbus Division of Police
Plaintiff Description United States Department of Justice
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Private Settlement Agreement
Voluntary Dismissal
Filing Year 1999
Case Closing Year 2002
Case Ongoing No
Additional Resources
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  Data examining the Department of Justice's civil rights investigations of local and state police departments
Marshall Project
Date: Jan. 17, 2017
By: Tom Meagher (Marshall Project)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  The Civil Rights Division’s Pattern and Practice Police Reform Work: 1994-Present
https://www.justice.gov/
Date: Jan. 4, 2017
By: U.S. Department of Justice
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  An Interactive Guide to the Civil Rights Division’s Police Reforms
https://www.justice.gov/
Date: Jan. 4, 2017
By: U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (U.S. Department of Justice)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  What Happens When Police Are Forced to Reform?
Date: Nov. 13, 2015
By: Kimbriell Kelly, Sarah Childress and Steven Rich (Frontline/Post)
Citation: Washington Post (Nov. 13, 2015)
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  Federal Enforcement of Police Reform
Date: 2014
By: Stephen Rushin (University of Illinois College of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program Faculty)
Citation: 82 Fordham Law Review 3189 (2014)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
C2-99-1097 (S.D. Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/04/2002
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Findings letter
PN-OH-0001-0038.pdf | Detail
Date:
Complaint
PN-OH-0001-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/21/1999
Defendant City's Motion to Dismiss and Memorandum in Support
PN-OH-0001-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/09/2000
Motion for Judgment on Pleadings by FOP, Capital City Lodge No. 9 and Memorandum in Support
PN-OH-0001-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/18/2000
Reply of the Fraternal Order of Police, Capital City Lodge No. 9, to the US's Memorandum in Opposition to the City of Columbus' Motion to Dismiss and the Fraternal Order of Police's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
PN-OH-0001-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/14/2000
Defendant City's Reply Memorandum in Support of the Motion to Dismiss
PN-OH-0001-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/17/2000
Reply Memorandum of the Fraternal Order of Police, to the United States' Supplemental Memorandum in Opposition to FOP's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
PN-OH-0001-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/23/2000
Amended Complaint
PN-OH-0001-0041.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/28/2000
Report and Recommendation (S.D. Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/03/2000
Report and Recommendation (2000 WL 1133166 / 2000 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 11327) (S.D. Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0046.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/03/2000
Defendant City's Objections to the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge
PN-OH-0001-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/14/2000
United States' Objections to the Magistrate's Report and Recommendation Regarding Defendants' Dispositive Motions
PN-OH-0001-0039.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/21/2000
US's Response to the City of Columbus' Objections to the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge
PN-OH-0001-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/25/2000
The US' Memorandum in Opposition to the City of Columbus' Motion to Dismiss and the FOP's Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
PN-OH-0001-0040.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/29/2000
Motion for Leave to Participate as Amici Curiae
PN-OH-0001-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/01/2000
Brief of Amici Curiae in Support of United States' Objections to the Magistrate Judge's Report
PN-OH-0001-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/05/2000
Defendant City's Memorandum contra to the motion for leave to participate as amici curiae
PN-OH-0001-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/15/2000
Opinon and Order (2000 WL 1745293) (S.D. Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0028.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 11/20/2000
Defendant City's Response to the Brief of Amici Curiae Members of Congress
PN-OH-0001-0029.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/05/2000
Reply of Defendant FOP, Capital City Lodge 9, to US' Response to the memorandum of amicus curiae Grand Lodge of the FOP
PN-OH-0001-0030.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/11/2000
Reply Brief of amici curiae members of congress in support of US' objections to the magistrate judge's report
PN-OH-0001-0031.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/11/2000
Defendant City's Memo Regarding Supplemental Authority
PN-OH-0001-0032.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/06/2001
Reply in Support of Motion for Leave to Participate as Amici Curiae
PN-OH-0001-0037.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/04/2001
[Correspondence proposing resolution of litigation]
PN-OH-0001-0049.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/01/2002
Resolution Pattern or Practice Litigation Columbus Police
PN-OH-0001-0044.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/04/2002
Justice Department Reaches Agreement to Resolve Police Misconduct Case Against Columbus Police Department
PN-OH-0001-0047.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 09/04/2002
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
[Correspondence re: proposal to resolve the litigation]
PN-OH-0001-0048.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/04/2002
Judges Holschuh, John David (S.D. Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0004 | PN-OH-0001-0007 | PN-OH-0001-0008 | PN-OH-0001-0009 | PN-OH-0001-0012 | PN-OH-0001-0015 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0019 | PN-OH-0001-0021 | PN-OH-0001-0028 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0030 | PN-OH-0001-0031 | PN-OH-0001-0032 | PN-OH-0001-0037 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0040 | PN-OH-0001-0041 | PN-OH-0001-9000
King, Norah McCann (S.D. Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0004 | PN-OH-0001-0007 | PN-OH-0001-0008 | PN-OH-0001-0009 | PN-OH-0001-0012 | PN-OH-0001-0014 | PN-OH-0001-0015 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0019 | PN-OH-0001-0021 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0030 | PN-OH-0001-0031 | PN-OH-0001-0032 | PN-OH-0001-0037 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0040 | PN-OH-0001-0041 | PN-OH-0001-0046 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bennington, Jeffrey (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0032
Boyd, Ralph F. Jr. (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0044 | PN-OH-0001-0048
Eichner, James (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0041 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Lee, Bill Lann (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0004 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0038 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0040 | PN-OH-0001-0041
Masling, Mark S. (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0010 | PN-OH-0001-0015 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0019 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0040 | PN-OH-0001-0041 | PN-OH-0001-0046
Murphy, Donna M. (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0040 | PN-OH-0001-0041
Peeples, Andrea C. (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0015 | PN-OH-0001-0024 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0032 | PN-OH-0001-0046 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Posner, Mark A. (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0004 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0040 | PN-OH-0001-0041 | PN-OH-0001-0046 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Reno, Janet (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0004 | PN-OH-0001-0041
Rosenbaum, Steven H. (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0004 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0040 | PN-OH-0001-0041
Sanders, Deborah (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0040 | PN-OH-0001-0046 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Trainor, Cathleen (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0041
Zealey, Sharon J. (District of Columbia)
PN-OH-0001-0004 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0039 | PN-OH-0001-0040 | PN-OH-0001-0041
Defendant's Lawyers Cox, Joshua T. (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0010 | PN-OH-0001-0015 | PN-OH-0001-0024 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0032 | PN-OH-0001-0046 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Henderson, C. David (New Mexico)
PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-9000 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Jackson, Janet E. (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0007 | PN-OH-0001-0010 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0038
Kulewicz, John J. (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0009 | PN-OH-0001-0012 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0030
Mangan, Timothy J. (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0007 | PN-OH-0001-0015 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0019 | PN-OH-0001-0024 | PN-OH-0001-0032 | PN-OH-0001-0046 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Phillips, James Edgar (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0008 | PN-OH-0001-0009 | PN-OH-0001-0010 | PN-OH-0001-0012 | PN-OH-0001-0015 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0019 | PN-OH-0001-0024 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0030 | PN-OH-0001-0044 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Redick, Glenn B. (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0007
Rogers, Douglas L. (Ohio)
PN-OH-0001-0009 | PN-OH-0001-0012 | PN-OH-0001-0016 | PN-OH-0001-0030
Other Lawyers Bagenstos, Samuel R. (Massachusetts)
PN-OH-0001-0019 | PN-OH-0001-0021 | PN-OH-0001-0024 | PN-OH-0001-0029 | PN-OH-0001-0031 | PN-OH-0001-0037 | PN-OH-0001-9000
Schlanger, Margo (Massachusetts)
PN-OH-0001-0019 | PN-OH-0001-0021 | PN-OH-0001-0024 | PN-OH-0001-0031 | PN-OH-0001-0037 | PN-OH-0001-9000

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