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Case Name U.S. v. Desoto Parish School Board SD-LA-0010
Docket / Court 5:67-cv-12589-SMH ( W.D. La. )
State/Territory Louisiana
Case Type(s) School Desegregation
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
Content of Injunction
Auditing
Busing
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Goals (e.g., for hiring, admissions)
Hire
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitoring
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Recordkeeping
Reporting
Required disclosure
Student assignment
Defendant-type
Elementary/Secondary School
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Treatment
Education
Racial segregation
School/University Facilities
School/University policies
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Transportation
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Race
Black
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq.
Defendant(s) Desoto Parish School Board
Plaintiff Description United States Department of Justice
Indexed Lawyer Organizations U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted Moot
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1970 - n/a
Filing Year 1967
Case Ongoing Yes
Case Listing SD-LA-0037 : 29 Related School Desegregation Cases in the Western District of Louisiana (W.D. La.)
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Docket(s)
67-12589 (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0010-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/13/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
67-12589 (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0010-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/15/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
[Order] (380 F.2d 385)
SD-LA-0010-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/29/1967
Source: Westlaw
[Order] (403 F.2d 181)
SD-LA-0010-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/20/1968
Source: Westlaw
[Order] (293 F.Supp. 84) (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0010-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/28/1969
Source: Westlaw
[Order] (417 F.2d 801)
SD-LA-0010-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/28/1969
Source: Westlaw
[Order] (419 F.2d 1211)
SD-LA-0010-0009.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/01/1969
Source: Westlaw
[Order] (420 F.2d 380)
SD-LA-0010-0007.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 01/14/1970
Source: Westlaw
[Order] (574 F.2d 804)
SD-LA-0010-0008.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 06/02/1978
Source: Westlaw
Memorandum for the United States in Opposition
SD-LA-0010-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/27/1978
Source: Papers of Alexander (Sandy) Ross
Consent Decree [ECF# 5] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0010-0011.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/05/2007
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Superceding Consent Decree Governing Student Transfers [ECF# 51] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0010-0012.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/14/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
[Order] [ECF# 66] (2013 WL 3148637) (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0010-0010.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 06/19/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Report [ECF# 69]
SD-LA-0010-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 06/25/2013
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Judges Ainsworth, Robert Andrew Jr. (E.D. La., Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0009
Bell, Griffin Boyette (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Brown, John Robert (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Cabot, Ted (S.D. Fla.) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0006
Carswell, George Harrold (N.D. Fla., Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0009
Clark, Charles (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Coleman, James Plemon (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Dawkins, Benjamin Cornwell Jr. (W.D. La.) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0005
Dyer, David William (S.D. Fla., Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0009
Gee, Thomas Gibbs (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Gewin, Walter Pettus (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Godbold, John Cooper (Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit) show/hide docs
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Goldberg, Irving Loeb (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Hicks, S. Maurice Jr. (W.D. La.) show/hide docs
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Hunter, Edwin Ford Jr. (W.D. La.) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0005
Morgan, Lewis Render (N.D. Ga., Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit) show/hide docs
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Putnam, Richard Johnson (W.D. La.) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0005
Simpson, John Milton Bryan (S.D. Fla., Eleventh Circuit, M.D. Fla., Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0007 | SD-LA-0010-0009
Thornberry, William Homer (W.D. Tex., Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0009
Wisdom, John Minor (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Cady, William (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Cummings, Torey B. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Doar, John (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Finley, Stephanie A. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Jennings, Daniel L. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Joiner, Courtney Terell (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Kassabian, Tamara Hardney (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Marshall, Franz (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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McCree, Wade Hampton Jr. (Michigan) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0013
Michaud, Melissa Julia (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Perez, Thomas E. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Shaheen, Edward L. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Vincent, Katherine (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Washington, Donald W. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-0011
Defendant's Lawyers Blanchard, John Richard (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Dill, Pamela W (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-9000
Guste, William J. Jr. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-9001
Hammonds, Robert L. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Powell-Lexing, Carol D. (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-9000
Scott, Louis Granderson (Louisiana) show/hide docs
SD-LA-0010-9000

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