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Case Name Gautreaux v. Chicago Housing Authority PH-IL-0001
Docket / Court 1:66-cv-01459 ( N.D. Ill. )
Additional Docket(s) Civ. A. No. 66 C 1460  [ 66-1460 ]
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Fair Housing/Lending/Insurance
Public Housing
Special Collection Court-ordered receiverships
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Goals (e.g., for hiring, admissions)
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Receivership
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Defendant-type
Housing Authority
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Impact
Disparate Treatment
Housing
Racial segregation
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Black
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq.
Defendant(s) Chicago Housing Authority
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Plaintiff Description African Americans in Chicago who are in or have applied to Chicago public housing.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Unknown
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Declaratory Judgment
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1969 - 2024
Filing Year 1966
Case Ongoing Yes
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  Waiting for Gautreaux: A Story of Segregation, Housing, and the Black Ghetto
Date: May 11, 2007
By: Alexander Polikoff
Citation: Northwestern University Press, 2006
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  Urban Institute Baseline Assessment of Public Housing Desegregation Cases
Date: 2000
By: George Galster et al. (Urban Institute, Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Faculty)
Citation: (2000)
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  Rewriting Beginnings: The Lessons of Gautreaux
Date: Fall 1994
By: Janet Koven Levit (Yale Law School Law Student)
Citation: 28 J. Marshall L. Rev. 57 (1994)
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  Gautreaux and Institutional Litigation
Date: 1988
By: Alexander Polikoff
Citation: 64 Chi.-Kent L. Rev. 451 (1998)
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Docket(s)
1:66-cv-1459 (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/15/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Opinion (504 F.2d 930)
PH-IL-0001-0051.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/26/1964
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (265 F.Supp. 582) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0045.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/02/1967
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion (296 F.Supp. 907) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0046.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/10/1969
Source: Westlaw
Judgment Order (304 F.Supp. 736) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0047.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/01/1969
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (436 F.2d 306)
PH-IL-0001-0048.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/16/1970
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (448 F.2d 731)
PH-IL-0001-0049.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/10/1971
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Judgment Order (363 F.Supp. 690) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0050.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/11/1973
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (425 U.S. 284)
PH-IL-0001-0052.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 04/20/1976
Source: Westlaw
Corrected Memorandum Opinion and Order (498 F.Supp. 1072) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/30/1980
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (523 F.Supp. 665) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/16/1981
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (523 F.Supp. 684) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/30/1981
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (535 F.Supp. 423) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/25/1982
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (538 F.Supp. 1004) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0008.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/11/1982
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (538 F.Supp. 1009) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0009.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/11/1982
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (548 F.Supp. 1284) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0010.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/25/1982
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (690 F.2d 601)
PH-IL-0001-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/30/1982
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (548 F.Supp. 1294) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0012.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/31/1982
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (548 F.Supp. 1298) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0013.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/01/1982
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (690 F.2d 616)
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Date: 09/30/1982
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (707 F.2d 265)
PH-IL-0001-0011.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/14/1983
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (539 U.S. 244)
PH-IL-0001-0007.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/31/1983
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Order (101 F.R.D. 704) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0014.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/14/1984
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (743 F.2d 526)
PH-IL-0001-0015.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/07/1984
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (610 F.Supp. 29) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0016.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/26/1985
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Order (1987 WL 13590) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0017.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/09/1987
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (132 F.R.D. 193) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0018.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/15/1990
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (981 F.Supp. 1091) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0019.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/26/1997
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (4 F.Supp.2d 757) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0020.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/23/1998
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (178 F.3d 951)
PH-IL-0001-0021.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/22/1999
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (1999 WL 1023916) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0022.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 11/08/1999
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum Opinion and Order (2004 WL 1427107) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0023.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/23/2004
Source: Westlaw
Agreed Order [ECF# 73] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0030.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/20/2005
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order (2005 WL 1910849) (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0024.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 08/09/2005
Source: Westlaw
Circuit Rule Notice [Ct. of App. ECF# 177]
PH-IL-0001-0032.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/12/2005
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Proposed Order [ECF# 204] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0033.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/13/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation of the Parties [ECF# 212] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0034.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/24/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion (475 F.3d 845)
PH-IL-0001-0026.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/19/2007
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum [ECF# 237]
PH-IL-0001-0028.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/20/2007
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 245] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0027.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/10/2007
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion (491 F.3d 649)
PH-IL-0001-0025.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/26/2007
Source: Westlaw
Order [ECF# 350] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0038.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/21/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 355] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0029.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/24/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 367] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0039.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/31/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 390] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0040.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/07/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 404] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0043.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/31/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 409] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0042.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/30/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 415] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0044.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/02/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order [Motion for Reassignment] [ECF# 427] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0055.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/09/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 431] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0057.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/17/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 435] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0058.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/26/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 446] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0059.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/11/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 457] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0060.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/06/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 470] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0062.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/12/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 462] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0061.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/30/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 480] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0063.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/17/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order [ECF# 517] (N.D. Ill.)
PH-IL-0001-0064.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/03/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Settlement Agreement [ECF# 824-1]
PH-IL-0001-0065.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/23/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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