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Case Name United States v. South Carolina IM-SC-0002
Docket / Court 2:11-cv-02958 ( D.S.C. )
State/Territory South Carolina
Case Type(s) Immigration
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Constitutional Clause
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Immigration status
National origin discrimination
Disparate Treatment
Over/Unlawful Detention
Placement in detention facilities
Racial profiling
Border police
Undocumented immigrants - state and local regulation
National Origin/Ethnicity
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action All Writs Act, 28 U.S.C. § 1651
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), 8 U.S.C. ยงยง 1101 et seq.
Defendant(s) The State of South Carolina
Plaintiff Description The United States
Indexed Lawyer Organizations None on record
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2015 - n/a
Case Closing Year 2015
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing IM-SC-0001 : Lowcountry Immigration Coalition v. Haley (D.S.C.)
2:11-cv-02958-RMG (D.S.C.)
IM-SC-0002-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/06/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief
IM-SC-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/31/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Granting Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction] (840 F.Supp.2d 898) (D.S.C.)
IM-SC-0002-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/22/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Staying Case Pending the Supreme Court's Decision in United States v. Arizona] (D.S.C.)
IM-SC-0002-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/09/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order (906 F.Supp.2d 463) (D.S.C.)
IM-SC-0002-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 11/15/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Final Judgment (D.S.C.)
IM-SC-0002-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/04/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Gergel, Richard Mark (D.S.C.)
IM-SC-0002-0002 | IM-SC-0002-0003 | IM-SC-0002-0004 | IM-SC-0002-0005 | IM-SC-0002-9000
Monitors/Masters None on record
Plaintiff's Lawyers Bowens, Barbara Murcier (South Carolina)
IM-SC-0002-0001 | IM-SC-0002-9000
Goldberg, Arthur Robert (District of Columbia)
IM-SC-0002-0001 | IM-SC-0002-9000
Nettles, William N (South Carolina)
IM-SC-0002-0001 | IM-SC-0002-9000
Simpson, W. Scott (District of Columbia)
IM-SC-0002-0001 | IM-SC-0002-9000
West, Tony (District of Columbia)
Defendant's Lawyers Cook, Robert Dewayne (South Carolina)
Smith, James Emory Jr. (South Carolina)
Other Lawyers Adams, Christopher W. (South Carolina)
Clark, Christopher R. (New York)
Gorniak, Carla (New York)
Keaveny, Amanda Bethea (South Carolina)
Solano, Henry L. (New York)

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