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Case Name Cohen v. Brown University ED-RI-0001
Docket / Court 1:92-cv-00197-PJB ( D.R.I. )
State/Territory Rhode Island
Case Type(s) Education
Attorney Organization Public Justice
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Affected Gender
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Discrimination Prohibition
Preliminary relief granted
Student assignment
Sex discrimination
Classification / placement
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Non-government non-profit
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681 et seq.
Defendant(s) Brown University
Plaintiff Description The plaintiff class comprises all present, future, and potential Brown University women students who participate, seek to participate, and/or are deterred from participating in intercollegiate athletics funded by Brown.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Public Justice
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
Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Private Settlement Agreement
Order Duration 2003 - n/a
Filing Year 1992
Case Ongoing Yes
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1:92-cv-197 (D.R.I.)
ED-RI-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/17/2004
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Joint Agreement
ED-RI-0001-0005.pdf | External Link | Detail
Opinion and Order [ECF# 73] (809 F.Supp. 978) (D.R.I.)
ED-RI-0001-0001.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/22/1992
Source: Google Scholar
Opinion [Ct. of App. ECF# 84] (991 F.2d 888)
ED-RI-0001-0002.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 04/16/1993
Source: Westlaw
Settlement Agreement and Stipulation of Dismissal in Regard to Equality of Treatment [ECF# 161] (D.R.I.)
ED-RI-0001-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/16/1994
Opinion and Order [ECF# 202] (879 F.Supp. 185) (D.R.I.)
ED-RI-0001-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/29/1995
Source: Westlaw
Opinion [Ct. of App. ECF# 254] (101 F.3d 155)
ED-RI-0001-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 11/21/1996
Source: Westlaw
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Judges Barbadoro, Paul J. (D.N.H.) show/hide docs
Bownes, Hugh Henry (D.N.H., First Circuit) show/hide docs
Pettine, Raymond James (D.R.I.) show/hide docs
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Selya, Bruce Marshall (First Circuit, FISCR, D.R.I.) show/hide docs
Stahl, Norman H. (First Circuit, D.N.H.) show/hide docs
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Torruella, Juan R. (D.P.R., First Circuit) show/hide docs
Plaintiff's Lawyers Brueckner, Leslie A. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
Bryant, Arthur H. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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DeLuca, Amato A. (Rhode Island) show/hide docs
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Duggan, Sandra L. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
Labinger, Lynette J (Rhode Island) show/hide docs
Marcaccio, Raymond A. (Rhode Island) show/hide docs
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Newberg, Herbert B. (Pennsylvania) show/hide docs
Defendant's Lawyers Connolly, Walter B. Jr. (Michigan) show/hide docs
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Ledbetter, Beverly E. (Rhode Island) show/hide docs
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Michaelson, Julius C. (Rhode Island) show/hide docs
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Michaelson, Jeffrey S. (Rhode Island) show/hide docs
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