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Case Name U.S. ex rel. Anti-Discrimination Center of Metro New York, Inc. v. Westchester Co. FH-NY-0012
Docket / Court 1:06-cv-02860-DLC ( S.D.N.Y. )
State/Territory New York
Case Type(s) Fair Housing/Lending/Insurance
Attorney Organization Relman, Dane & Colfax
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Content of Injunction
Comply with advertising/recruiting requirements
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Goals and Timekeeping
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Housing Sales/Rental
National origin discrimination
Race discrimination
Disparate Impact
Housing assistance
Racial segregation
National Origin/Ethnicity
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action Fair Housing Act/Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA), 42 U.S.C. ยงยง 3601 et seq.
Defendant(s) Westchester County
Plaintiff Description Anti-Discrimination Center of New York, in the interest of minorities who are unable to obtain affordable housing in predominantly white communities in Westchester County. Since this is a "qui tam" action, ADC appears in the stead of the United States, which was the victim of the alleged false claims at issue in the case.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Relman, Dane & Colfax
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2009 - n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  Overcoming Structural Barriers to Integrated Housing: A Back-to-the-Future Reflection on the Fair Housing Act's "Affirmatively Further" Mandate
Date: 2001-2012
By: Robert G. Schwemm (University of Kentucky Faculty)
Citation: 100 Ky. L.J. 125 (2011-2012)
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  The Origins of Fair Lending Litigation
Date: Dec. 4, 2008
By: Andrew Nash (Washington University in St. Louis Law Student)
[ Detail ] [ PDF ] [ External Link ]

1:06−cv−02860 (S.D.N.Y.)
FH-NY-0012-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/22/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Anti-Discrimination Center Wins Unprecedented $62.5 Million Settlement In Housing De-Segregation Case Against Westchester County
FH-NY-0012-0001.pdf | Detail
False Claims Act Complaint and Demand for Jury Trial
FH-NY-0012-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/12/2006
Opinion and Order (495 F.Supp.2d 375) (S.D.N.Y.)
FH-NY-0012-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/13/2007
Defendant's Memorandum in Support of Motion of Summary Judgment [ECF# 86]
FH-NY-0012-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/30/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Plaintiff's Memorandum in Support of Motion For Partial Summary Judgment [ECF# 90]
FH-NY-0012-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/17/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion & Order [ECF# 118] (668 F.Supp.2d 548) (S.D.N.Y.)
FH-NY-0012-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 02/24/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order (2009 WL 970866) (S.D.N.Y.)
FH-NY-0012-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 04/09/2009
Opinion and Order [ECF# 299] (2009 WL 1108517) (S.D.N.Y.)
FH-NY-0012-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 04/24/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulation and Order of Settlement and Dismissal [ECF# 320]
FH-NY-0012-0009.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/10/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion and Order [ECF# 396] (2012 WL 917367 / 2012 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 36017) (S.D.N.Y.)
FH-NY-0012-0011.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/16/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion & Order [ECF# 402] (2012 WL 1574819 / 2012 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 62424) (S.D.N.Y.)
FH-NY-0012-0010.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/03/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [Ct. of App. ECF# 122-1] (712 F.3d 761)
FH-NY-0012-0012.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 04/05/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Letter to Judge Denise Cote from Craig Gurian
FH-NY-0012-0013.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 04/17/2014
Judges Cote, Denise (S.D.N.Y.)
FH-NY-0012-0002 | FH-NY-0012-0003 | FH-NY-0012-0004 | FH-NY-0012-0006 | FH-NY-0012-0009 | FH-NY-0012-0010 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Gorenstein, Gabriel W. (S.D.N.Y.) [Magistrate]
FH-NY-0012-0011 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Pooler, Rosemary S. (N.D.N.Y., Second Circuit)
Monitors/Masters Johnson, James E. (New York)
Plaintiff's Lawyers Allen, Michael Gerhart (District of Columbia)
FH-NY-0012-0005 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Cenawood, Sean Chance (New York)
Cott, James (New York)
FH-NY-0012-0009 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Dane, Stephen M. (District of Columbia)
FH-NY-0012-0005 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Eshkenazi, Lara K. (New York)
Flannery, John Martin (Connecticut)
Gurian, Craig (New York)
FH-NY-0012-0007 | FH-NY-0012-0013 | FH-NY-0012-9000 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Kennedy, David J. (New York)
Relman, John Peter (District of Columbia)
FH-NY-0012-0005 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Stroup, Robert H (New York)
Torrance, Benjamin H. (New York)
Yankwitt, Russel Marc (New York)
Defendant's Lawyers Adin, Justin Richard (New York)
Alesio, Lori Ann (New York)
Arcuri, Carol F. (New York)
Brady, Shannon Sarles (New York)
Cardoso, Anthony Francisco (New York)
Castro-Blanco, James Francis (New York)
Corcoran, Carrie (New York)
FH-NY-0012-0008 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Gerson, Stuart M. (District of Columbia)
FH-NY-0012-0008 | FH-NY-0012-0009 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Kalish, Michael A. (New York)
FH-NY-0012-0008 | FH-NY-0012-9000
Meehan, Robert F (New York)
Miklave, Matthew Thaddeus (New York)
Rodriguez, Adam (New York)
Rotini, Melissa-Jean (New York)
Sokoloff, Brian S. (New York)
Other Lawyers Levy, Jerrold M. (New York)
Rosman, Michael E. (District of Columbia)
Wang, Mariann Meier (New York)

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