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Case Name Jones v. Caddo Parish School Board SD-LA-0002
Docket / Court 5:65-cv-11055-EEF ( W.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) School Desegregation
Attorney Organization NAACP Legal Defense Fund
U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Busing
Discrimination Prohibition
Monitor/Master
Preliminary relief granted
Reporting
Student assignment
Defendant-type
Elementary/Secondary School
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Treatment
Education
Racial segregation
School/University Facilities
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Race
Black
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Caddo Parish
Plaintiff Description Plaintiffs are African-American school children in the Caddo Parish, Louisiana school system.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations NAACP Legal Defense Fund
U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Declaratory Judgment
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1965 - n/a
Filing Year 1965
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing SD-LA-0014 : Conley v. Lake Charles School Board, Calcasieu Parish School Board (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0026 : Hall and United States of America v. St. Helena Parish School Board (M.D. La.)
SD-LA-0037 : Related School Desegregation Cases in the Western District of Louisiana (W.D. La.)
Docket(s)
65-11055 (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0002-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/20/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
5:65-cv-11055 (E.D. La.)
SD-LA-0002-9002.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/19/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Brief for the United States
SD-LA-0002-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/25/1966
Source: Papers of Alexander (Sandy) Ross
Opinion (372 F.2d 836)
SD-LA-0002-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/29/1966
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (392 F.2d 721)
SD-LA-0002-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/27/1968
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (417 F.2d 801)
SD-LA-0002-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/28/1969
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (421 F.2d 313)
SD-LA-0002-0007.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/06/1970
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (487 F.2d 1275)
SD-LA-0002-0008.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 10/31/1973
Source: Westlaw
Opinion (499 F.2d 914)
SD-LA-0002-0009.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/30/1974
Source: Westlaw
Consent Decree (1981) [ECF# 1-2 ] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0002-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/06/1981
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion (704 F.2d 206)
SD-LA-0002-0010.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/06/1983
Source: Google Scholar
Brief for the United States on Rehearing En Banc
SD-LA-0002-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/09/1983
Source: Papers of Brian Landsberg
Opinion (735 F.2d 923)
SD-LA-0002-0011.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/09/1984
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion (204 F.R.D. 97) (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0002-0012.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/26/2001
Source: Westlaw
MINUTE ENTRY [ECF# 2] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0002-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/23/2011
Source: Pro Publica
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Judges Foote, Elizabeth Erny (W.D. La.) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0001 | SD-LA-0002-9002
Garwood, William Lockhart (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0010 | SD-LA-0002-0011
Godbold, John Cooper (Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0006
Goldberg, Irving Loeb (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0010
Higginbotham, Patrick Errol (N.D. Tex., Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0011
Little, F. A. Jr. (W.D. La.) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0012
Rubin, Alvin Benjamin (E.D. La., Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0011
Williams, Jerre Stockton (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0010
Wisdom, John Minor (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0003
Plaintiff's Lawyers Allen, Frances O. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0004
Cooper, Charles Justin (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0002
Doar, John (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0013 | SD-LA-0002-9000
Flanagan, William J. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-9002
Heffernan, Brian F. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0004
Keeling, Thomas M. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0004
Keene, J. Ransdell (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0004
Landsberg, Brian K. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0002
Leifer, Elihu (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0013
Marshall, Franz (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-9002
Norman, David L. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0013
Owen, D. Robert (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-9000
Reynolds, William Bradford (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0002
Ross, Alexander C. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0013
Shaheen, Edward L. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0013
Stewart, Carl E. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0004
Stone, Jesse N. Jr. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-9000
Tureaud, A. P. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-9000
Turner, James P. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0004
Yeomans, William R. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0002
Defendant's Lawyers Abrams, Reginald W. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-9002
Arceneaux, M. Thomas (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0004
Sutherland, Fred H. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0004 | SD-LA-0002-9002
Other Lawyers Lee, Wayman (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0002-0004

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