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Case Name Freeman v. Pitts SD-GA-0002
Docket / Court Civil Action 11946 ( N.D. Ga. )
Additional Docket(s) 88-8775  [ 88-8775 ]
State/Territory Georgia
Case Type(s) Education
School Desegregation
Attorney Organization NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Slavery/Involuntary servitude
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Monitoring
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Preliminary relief granted
Student assignment
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Education
Racial segregation
School/University Facilities
School/University policies
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Black
Type of Facility
Government-run
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) DeKalb County Board of Education
Robert Freeman
Plaintiff Description black citizens and their children in DeKalb County, Georgia.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Unknown
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Order Duration 1969 - n/a
Filing Year 1968
Case Closing Year 1996
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing SD-VA-0002 : Green v. County School Board of New Kent County, Va (E.D. Va.)
Additional Resources
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  Freeman v. Pitts, 112 S. Ct. 1430 (1992): The Travails of A "Garden Variety Desegregation Case"
Date: May 1993
By: Margo Schlanger (Yale Law School Law Student)
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Docket(s)
Civil Action 11946 (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/17/1988
68-11946 (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-9002.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/20/1995
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
1:68−cv−11946 (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/29/1998
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
SD-GA-0002-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/05/1968
Complaint
SD-GA-0002-0026.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/05/1968
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Opinion and Order (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/03/1976
Order Modifying M-to-M Program (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/03/1976
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Order Modifying the M to M transfer Program (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0022.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/03/1976
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Order for Hearing on May 15, 1978 (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/03/1978
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Order Approving Motion to Amend Attendance Zones (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/23/1978
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
[Opinion] (598 F.2d 1005)
SD-GA-0002-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/16/1979
NAACP Complaint
SD-GA-0002-0025.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/01/1983
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Memorandum Opinion (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/08/1983
Memo Opinion on Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction of Defendants' Administrative Action (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0023.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/08/1983
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Memorandum Opinion [Denying Preliminary Injunction] (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/22/1984
Untitled (755 F.2d 1423)
SD-GA-0002-0009.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/22/1985
Order Denying Plaintiff's Request to Enjoin Implementation of Defendants' Desegregation Plan (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/31/1985
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Order Denying Motion to Dismiss as Not All Factors Met (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/30/1988
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Defendant's report to the Court on Per Pupil Expenditures
SD-GA-0002-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/31/1989
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Petition for Certiorari
SD-GA-0002-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/12/1990
Order Directing Defendants to Submit Proposal of Remedial Action Complying with Order of COA (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/26/1990
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Defendants' Response to Plaintiffs' Motion for Injunction
SD-GA-0002-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/30/1990
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Order Allowing New Party in Case (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/21/1990
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Order Granting Defendants Bonds for School Improvement Pending Budget Plan (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/01/1993
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
Order Calling for Defendants to Submit New Brief (N.D. Ga.)
SD-GA-0002-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/27/1995
Source: Univ. of Michigan Law Library
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Judges Edenfield, Newell (N.D. Ga.) show/hide docs
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Erba, Andrew F. Court not on record show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0009
Goldberg, Irving Loeb (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0006
O'Kelley, William Clark (N.D. Ga., FISC) show/hide docs
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Pittman, Thomas Virgil (S.D. Ala., M.D. Ala.) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0009
Roney, Paul Hitch (Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit, FISCR) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0006
Tjoflat, Gerald Bard (Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit, M.D. Fla.) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0006
Vance, Robert Smith (Eleventh Circuit, Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0009
Plaintiff's Lawyers Abrams, Willie (Maryland) show/hide docs
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Edwards, Boykin Jr. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Greenberg, Jack (New York) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0004 | SD-GA-0002-0026
Hailes, Edward A. Jr. (Maryland) show/hide docs
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Hawkins, J. Stanley (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Hopson, Mark Daniel (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0003
Johnson, Charles Spurgeon III (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Lee, Rex E. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0003
Moore, Howard Jr. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Myer, John Rea (Georgia) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-9002
Parks, Allan Leroy Jr. (Georgia) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-9002
Phillips, Carter G (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0003
Ralston, Charles Stephen (New York) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0004 | SD-GA-0002-0026
Rindskopf, Peter E. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Seward, Coleman (Georgia) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-0025
Walbert, David F. (Georgia) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-9002
Weatherly, Charles L. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Wilde, Kathleen L. (Georgia) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-9002
Defendant's Lawyers Sams, Gary M. (Georgia) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Baker, Robert B. (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
SD-GA-0002-9002

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