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Case Name United States v. City of New Orleans PN-LA-0001
Docket / Court 2:12-cv-01924-SM-JCW ( E.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) Policing
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Unreasonable search and seizure
Content of Injunction
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Follow recruitment, hiring, or promotion protocols
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Provide antidiscrimination training
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Language discrimination
National origin discrimination
Race discrimination
Sex discrimination
General
Disparate Impact
Disparate Treatment
Excessive force
Failure to supervise
Failure to train
False arrest
Funding
Improper treatment of mentally ill suspects
Improper use of canines
Language/ethnic/minority needs
Over/Unlawful Detention
Pattern or Practice
Racial profiling
Search policies
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Race
Race, unspecified
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 14141
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq.
Defendant(s) New Orleans Police Department
Plaintiff Description United States of America following a DOJ investigation of use of force by New Orleans police
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se 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 2012 - n/a
Filing Year 2012
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing JC-LA-0028 : Jones v. Gusman (E.D. La.)
Additional Resources
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  Data examining the Department of Justice's civil rights investigations of local and state police departments
Marshall Project
Date: Jan. 17, 2017
By: Tom Meagher (Marshall Project)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  The Civil Rights Division’s Pattern and Practice Police Reform Work: 1994-Present
https://www.justice.gov/
Date: Jan. 4, 2017
By: U.S. Department of Justice
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  An Interactive Guide to the Civil Rights Division’s Police Reforms
https://www.justice.gov/
Date: Jan. 4, 2017
By: U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (U.S. Department of Justice)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  What Happens When Police Are Forced to Reform?
Date: Nov. 13, 2015
By: Kimbriell Kelly, Sarah Childress and Steven Rich (Frontline/Post)
Citation: Washington Post (Nov. 13, 2015)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  Federal Enforcement of Police Reform
Date: 2014
By: Stephen Rushin (University of Illinois College of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program Faculty)
Citation: 82 Fordham Law Review 3189 (2014)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

Docket(s)
2:12−cv−01924 (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/29/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Investigation of the New Orleans Police Department
PN-LA-0001-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/16/2011
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Investigation of New Orleans Police Department, New Orleans, Louisiana
PN-LA-0001-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/16/2011
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Investigación del Departamento de Policía de Nueva Orleans [Findings Letter (Spanish)] Nueva Orleans, Luisiana
PN-LA-0001-0047.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/16/2011
[Findings Letter (Vietnamese)]
PN-LA-0001-0048.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/16/2011
Department of Justice Releases Investigative Findings Involving the New Orleans Police Department
PN-LA-0001-0029.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/17/2011
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Justice Department Announces Consent Decree with City of New Orleans to Resolve Allegations of Unlawful Misconduct by New Orleans Police Department
PN-LA-0001-0030.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 07/24/2012
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PN-LA-0001-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/24/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree regarding the New Orleans Police Department [ECF# 2-1]
PN-LA-0001-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 07/24/2012
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Joint Motion and Memorandum for Entry of Consent Decree [ECF# 2]
PN-LA-0001-0023.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 07/24/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Reasons [ECF# 102] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/31/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 110] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0024.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 09/06/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 122] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/20/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 130] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/21/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Request for Proposals to serve as Consent Decree Court Monitor of the New Orleans Police Department [ECF# 146-2]
PN-LA-0001-0044.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/25/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Reasons [ECF# 159] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0008.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/11/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree Regarding the New Orleans Police Department [With Attached Errata] [ECF# 159-1] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0028.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/11/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Errata Sheet Regarding Proposed Consent Decree [ECF# 159-2]
PN-LA-0001-0045.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/11/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment [ECF# 160] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0025.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/11/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Motion to Vacate Consent Decree Pursuant to Rule 60 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure [ECF# 175]
PN-LA-0001-0010.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/05/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 179] (2013 WL 492362) (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0009.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 02/08/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Reasons [Entering Consent Decree as Final] [ECF# 256] (947 F.Supp.2d 601) (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0011.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/23/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Reasons [Denying Second Motion to Stay] [ECF# 258] (2013 WL 2297208) (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0012.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 05/24/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Reasons [Denying Motion for Relief from Order Denying Leave to Intervene] [ECF# 260] (2013 WL 2369799) (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0013.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 05/29/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
[Concerning Consent Decree Monitor] [ECF# 261] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0020.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 05/30/2013
Notice [ECF# 262] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0026.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 05/30/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
[Vacating Temporary Order and Denying Stay Pending Appeal]
PN-LA-0001-0021.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/05/2013
Opinion [Ct. of App. ECF# 265]
PN-LA-0001-0046.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/06/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
United States' Memorandum Recommending Sheppard Mullin as Consent Decree Monitor [ECF# 277]
PN-LA-0001-0027.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/14/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Reasons [Selecting Monitor] [ECF# 283] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/05/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment [Entering Consent Decree] [Ct. of App. ECF# 323] (731 F.3d 434)
PN-LA-0001-0016.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/27/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment [Ct. of App. ECF# 321]
PN-LA-0001-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/19/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
[Dismissing Appeal] [Ct. of App. ECF# 326]
PN-LA-0001-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/25/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Quarterly Report of the Consent Decree Monitor [ECF# 327-1]
PN-LA-0001-0031.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/29/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [Granting Motion to Amend Consent Decree] [ECF# 339] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/20/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
New Orleans Consent Decree Monitor Second Quarterly Report [ECF# 356-1]
PN-LA-0001-0032.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/27/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Biannual Report of the New Orleans Police Department [ECF# 376]
PN-LA-0001-0033.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/02/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
New Orleans Consent Decree Monitor Third Quarterly Report
PN-LA-0001-0022.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 08/31/2014
Order [Granting Motion to Amend Consent Decree] [ECF# 402] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/10/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
New Orleans Consent Decree Monitor Third Quarterly Report of 2014 [ECF# 421-1]
PN-LA-0001-0034.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/19/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Biannual Report of the New Orleans Police Department [ECF# 423]
PN-LA-0001-0041.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/31/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report of the Consent Decree Monitor for the New Orleans Police Department Consent Decree (Monitor's Fourth Quarter of 2014 Report) [ECF# 436-1]
PN-LA-0001-0035.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/28/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Biannual Report of the New Orleans Police Department [ECF# 443]
PN-LA-0001-0042.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/01/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report of the Consent Decree Monitor on the New Orleans Police Department's Supervision Policies and Practices [ECF# 446-1]
PN-LA-0001-0043.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/21/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report of the Consent Decree Monitor for the New Orleans Police Department Consent Decree (Monitor's First and Second Quarter of 2015 Report) [ECF# 453-1]
PN-LA-0001-0036.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/02/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Biannual Report of the New Orleans Police Department [ECF# 466]
PN-LA-0001-0039.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/06/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report of the Consent Decree Monitor for the Third and Fourth Quarters of 2015 [ECF# 472-1]
PN-LA-0001-0037.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/26/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Biannual Status Report of the New Orleans Police Department [ECF# 483]
PN-LA-0001-0040.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/27/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report of the Consent Decree Monitor for the New Orleans Police Department Consent Decree Covering the First & Second Quarters of 2016 [ECF# 493-1]
PN-LA-0001-0038.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/26/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Biannual Report of the New Orleans Police Department [ECF# 511]
PN-LA-0001-0049.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/19/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Special Report of the Consent Decree Monitor For the New Orleans Police Department Consent Decree On NOPD Uses of Force [ECF# 517-1]
PN-LA-0001-0051.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/05/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report of the Consent Decree Monitor For the New Orleans Police Department Consent Decree Covering the Third and Fourth Quarters of 2016 [ECF# 525-1]
PN-LA-0001-0052.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/19/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Special Report of the Consent Decree Monitor For the New Orleans Police Department Consent Decree Reporting the Results of the Second Biennial Community Survey [ECF# 528-1]
PN-LA-0001-0053.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/24/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Special Report of the Consent Decree Monitor For the New Orleans Police Department - Domestic Violence Patrol Response Audit Report [ECF# 542-1]
PN-LA-0001-0054.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/21/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
2017 Annual Report of the Consent Decree Monitor For the New Orleans Police Department Consent Decree [ECF# 550-1]
PN-LA-0001-0055.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/10/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Annual Report of the New Orleans Police Department [ECF# 552]
PN-LA-0001-0050.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/03/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Davis, W. Eugene (W.D. La., Fifth Circuit)
PN-LA-0001-0015 | PN-LA-0001-0016
Dennis, James L. (Fifth Circuit)
PN-LA-0001-0021 | PN-LA-0001-0046
Haynes, Catharina (Fifth Circuit)
PN-LA-0001-0021 | PN-LA-0001-0046
Jones, Warren Leroy (Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit)
PN-LA-0001-0021 | PN-LA-0001-0046
Morgan, Susie [Sue, Donna] (E.D. La.)
PN-LA-0001-0005 | PN-LA-0001-0006 | PN-LA-0001-0007 | PN-LA-0001-0008 | PN-LA-0001-0009 | PN-LA-0001-0011 | PN-LA-0001-0012 | PN-LA-0001-0013 | PN-LA-0001-0014 | PN-LA-0001-0018 | PN-LA-0001-0019 | PN-LA-0001-0020 | PN-LA-0001-0024 | PN-LA-0001-0025 | PN-LA-0001-0026 | PN-LA-0001-0028 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Stewart, Carl E. (Fifth Circuit)
PN-LA-0001-0015 | PN-LA-0001-0016
Wiener, Jacques Loeb Jr. (Fifth Circuit)
PN-LA-0001-0015 | PN-LA-0001-0016
Wilkinson, Joseph C. Jr. (E.D. La.) [Magistrate]
PN-LA-0001-9000
Monitors/Masters Aronie, Jonathan (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0031 | PN-LA-0001-0035 | PN-LA-0001-0036 | PN-LA-0001-0037 | PN-LA-0001-0038 | PN-LA-0001-0051 | PN-LA-0001-0052 | PN-LA-0001-0053 | PN-LA-0001-0054 | PN-LA-0001-0055
Plaintiff's Lawyers Austin, Roy L. (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0001 | PN-LA-0001-0004 | PN-LA-0001-0023 | PN-LA-0001-0027 | PN-LA-0001-0028 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Boente, Dana J. (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0027
Carter, Theodore R. III (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Cheema, Puneet (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Geissler, R. Jonas (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Gunston, Emily A. (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0001 | PN-LA-0001-0004 | PN-LA-0001-0023 | PN-LA-0001-0027 | PN-LA-0001-0028 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Holder, Eric H. Jr. (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0001 | PN-LA-0001-0030
Killebrew, Paul (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Lee, Bryan (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Letten, Jim (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0001 | PN-LA-0001-0004 | PN-LA-0001-0023 | PN-LA-0001-0028 | PN-LA-0001-0029 | PN-LA-0001-0030 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Lopez, Christy (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0001 | PN-LA-0001-0023 | PN-LA-0001-0027 | PN-LA-0001-0028 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Marks, Megan R (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Mondino, Jennifer L. (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Parker, Stephen C. (Tennessee)
PN-LA-0001-0027 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Perez, Thomas E. (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0001 | PN-LA-0001-0003 | PN-LA-0001-0004 | PN-LA-0001-0023 | PN-LA-0001-0027 | PN-LA-0001-0028 | PN-LA-0001-0029 | PN-LA-0001-0030 | PN-LA-0001-0047 | PN-LA-0001-0048 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Polite, Kenneth A. (Pennsylvania)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Sanders, Corey M. (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0001 | PN-LA-0001-0004 | PN-LA-0001-0023 | PN-LA-0001-0028 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Smith, Jonathan Mark (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0001 | PN-LA-0001-0004 | PN-LA-0001-0023 | PN-LA-0001-0027 | PN-LA-0001-0028 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Volek, Jude (District of Columbia)
PN-LA-0001-0027 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Arthur, Byron R. (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Beck, Erica N. (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0010 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Capitelli, Ralph (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0010 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Capitelli, Brian Joseph (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0010 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Cortizas, Richard F. (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0001 | PN-LA-0001-0010 | PN-LA-0001-0023 | PN-LA-0001-0028 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Dietz, Rebecca H (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0039 | PN-LA-0001-0040 | PN-LA-0001-0049 | PN-LA-0001-0050 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Hansell, Churita H. (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0010 | PN-LA-0001-0050 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Harowski, Christie C. (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0010 | PN-LA-0001-0033 | PN-LA-0001-0039 | PN-LA-0001-0041 | PN-LA-0001-0042 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Kaufman, Mary Katherine (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Lebeouf, Sunni (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Lindsay, Matthew J. (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0010 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Taplin, Cherrell Simms (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0050 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Taylor, Mary Katherine (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0010 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Williams, Sharonda R. (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-0010 | PN-LA-0001-0033 | PN-LA-0001-0041 | PN-LA-0001-0042 | PN-LA-0001-9000
Other Lawyers Alpaugh, Chester Theodore III (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Charney, Darius (New York)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Finger, Davida (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Hessler, Eric John (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Quigley, William Patrick (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Schlesinger, Claude A. (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Warren, E. Vincent (New York)
PN-LA-0001-9000
Williams, John S (Louisiana)
PN-LA-0001-9000

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