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Case Name United States of America v. Morehouse Parish School Board SD-LA-0019
Docket / Court 3:69-cv-14429-RGJ-KLH ( 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
Busing
Goals and Timekeeping
Hire
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Preliminary relief granted
Remedial education
Reporting
Required disclosure
Student assignment
Defendant-type
Elementary/Secondary School
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-area
Zoning
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Buildings
Disciplinary procedures
Disparate Impact
Disparate Treatment
Education
Funding
Language/ethnic/minority needs
Racial segregation
Records Disclosure
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) Morehouse 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
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1969 - 2013
Case Closing Year 2013
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing SD-LA-0037 : 29 Related School Desegregation Cases in the Western District of Louisiana (W.D. La.)
Docket(s)
3:69-cv-14429 (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/15/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
3:69-cv-14429 (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/04/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Findings of Fact, Conclusions and Decree [ECF# 60] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/01/1969
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Decree [ECF# 61] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/04/1969
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 62] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0004.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/17/1970
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Decree [ECF# 63] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/06/1971
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Order (2008 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 62034) (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0009.pdf | LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/14/2008
Source: LexisNexis
Agreed Order [ECF# 79] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/29/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Ruling (2013 WL 791578) (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0008.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 03/04/2013
Source: Westlaw
Judgment [ECF# 92] (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0007.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/04/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Dawkins, Benjamin Cornwell Jr. (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0002 | SD-LA-0019-0003 | SD-LA-0019-0004 | SD-LA-0019-0005
Hayes, Karen L. (W.D. La.) [Magistrate]
SD-LA-0019-9000
James, Robert Gillespie (W.D. La.)
SD-LA-0019-0006 | SD-LA-0019-0007 | SD-LA-0019-0008 | SD-LA-0019-0009 | SD-LA-0019-9000 | SD-LA-0019-9001
Plaintiff's Lawyers Dann, Mark (District of Columbia)
SD-LA-0019-9000
Goldschmidt, Iris (District of Columbia)
SD-LA-0019-9000
Hebert, Janice E. (Louisiana)
SD-LA-0019-9000
Marshall, Franz (District of Columbia)
SD-LA-0019-9000
McCarthy, Emily H. (District of Columbia)
SD-LA-0019-9000
Mitchell, John W. (District of Columbia)
SD-LA-0019-9001
Shaheen, Edward L. (Louisiana)
SD-LA-0019-9001
Vincent, Katherine (Louisiana)
SD-LA-0019-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Katz, Stephen J. (Louisiana)
SD-LA-0019-9000
Kostelks, Robert W. (Louisiana)
SD-LA-0019-9001

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