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Case Name United States v. Bank of America FH-NC-0002
Docket / Court 3:12-cv-00605-RJC-DSC ( W.D.N.C. )
State/Territory North Carolina
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Fair Housing/Lending/Insurance
Attorney Organization U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Benefit Source
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Provide antidiscrimination training
Bank or credit provider
disability, unspecified
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
Other Banking
Pattern or Practice
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Causes of Action Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), 15 U.S.C. § 1691
Fair Housing Act/Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601 et seq.
Defendant(s) Bank of America
Plaintiff Description The United States on behalf of disabled individuals applying for home mortgage loans while receiving Social Security Disability Insurance.
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 Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2012 - 2016
Filing Year 2012
Case Closing Year 2012
Case Ongoing Perhaps, but long-dormant
Additional Resources
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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 ]

3:12−cv−00605 (W.D.N.C.)
FH-NC-0002-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/05/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Bank of America to Resolve Allegations of Discrimination Against Recipients of Disability Income
FH-NC-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/13/2012
Complaint [ECF# 1]
FH-NC-0002-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/13/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Order [ECF# 7] (W.D.N.C.)
FH-NC-0002-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/10/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Conrad, Robert James Jr. (W.D.N.C.)
Keesler, David C. (W.D.N.C.)
Plaintiff's Lawyers Carlson, Lucy G. (District of Columbia)
FH-NC-0002-0002 | FH-NC-0002-0003
Holder, Eric H. Jr. (District of Columbia)
Perez, Thomas E. (District of Columbia)
FH-NC-0002-0002 | FH-NC-0002-0003
Rosenbaum, Steven H. (District of Columbia)
FH-NC-0002-0002 | FH-NC-0002-0003
Seward, Jon M. (District of Columbia)
FH-NC-0002-0002 | FH-NC-0002-0003
Taylor, Paul B. (North Carolina)
FH-NC-0002-0002 | FH-NC-0002-0003 | FH-NC-0002-9000
Tompkins, Anne M. (North Carolina)
FH-NC-0002-0002 | FH-NC-0002-0003
Defendant's Lawyers Culver, John H. (North Carolina)
Schulman, Phillip L. (District of Columbia)
FH-NC-0002-0003 | FH-NC-0002-9000

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