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Case Name United States v. Fordice SD-MS-0004
Docket / Court No. GC75–9–NB ( N.D. Miss. )
State/Territory Mississippi
Case Type(s) Education
School Desegregation
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Slavery/Involuntary servitude
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Reporting
Defendant-type
College/University
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Education
Funding
School/University Facilities
School/University policies
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Race
Black
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq.
Defendant(s) Coahoma Junior College
Governor of Mississippi, Kirk Fordice
Hinds Junior College/Board of Trustees
Mississippi Delta Junior College/ Board of Trustees
State of Mississippi
Utica Junior College/Board of Trustees
Plaintiff Description All black citizens residing in Mississippi, whether students, former students, parents, employees, or taxpayers, who have been, are, or will be discriminated against on account of race in receiving equal educational opportunity and/or equal employment opportunity in the universities operated by said Board of Trustees.
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer No
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1995 - n/a
Filing Year 1975
Case Closing Year 2004
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
4:75−cv−00009 (N.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0004-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/28/2007
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
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Judges Biggers, Neal Brooks Jr. (N.D. Miss.)
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Boone, Jerry (Mississippi)
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Byrd, Isaac K. Jr. (Mississippi)
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Chambliss, Alvin O. (Mississippi)
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Derfner, Armand Georges (South Carolina)
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Douglas, Nathaniel (District of Columbia)
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Freeland, Thomas H. III (Mississippi)
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Hailman, John R. (Mississippi)
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Keys, Suzanne Griggins (Mississippi)
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Martin, Precious Tyrone (Mississippi)
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Pearl, Richard M (California)
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Pressman, Robert Peter (Massachusetts)
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Thome, Linda F. (District of Columbia)
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Turner, Bennie L. (Mississippi)
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Walker, John L. Jr. (Mississippi)
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White, K. Heshima (District of Columbia)
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Younger, Levern M. (District of Columbia)
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Defendant's Lawyers Bradley, William Ross (Mississippi)
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Crosthwait, Frank O. (Mississippi)
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Goodman, William F. Jr. (Mississippi)
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Moore, Mike (Mississippi)
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Noble, Ed Davis Jr. (Mississippi)
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Piazza, Ben J. Jr. (Mississippi)
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Stephenson, Paul H. (Mississippi)
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Other Lawyers Montgomery, Carl Robert (Mississippi)
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