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Case Name United States v. City of Newark PN-NJ-0007
Docket / Court 2:16-cv-01731-MCA-MAH ( D.N.J. )
State/Territory New Jersey
Case Type(s) Policing
Attorney Organization 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
Due Process
Equal Protection
Freedom of speech/association
Unreasonable search and seizure
Content of Injunction
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitoring
Reporting
Training
Warrant/order for search or seizure
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Impact
Disparate Treatment
Excessive force
Failure to train
False arrest
Grievance Procedures
Inadequate citizen complaint investigations and procedures
Over/Unlawful Detention
Pattern or Practice
Racial profiling
Record-keeping
Records Disclosure
Search policies
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Plaintiff Type
U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff
Race
Black
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 14141
Defendant(s) City of Newark
Plaintiff Description United States
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 No
Nature of Relief Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2016 - 2023
Filing Year 2016
Case Ongoing Yes
Additional Resources
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  See this case at CourtListener.com (May provide additional documents and, for active cases, real-time alerts)
  Data examining the Department of Justice's civil rights investigations of local and state police departments
Marshall Project
Date: Jan. 17, 2017
By: Tom Meagher (Marshall Project)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  The Civil Rights Division’s Pattern and Practice Police Reform Work: 1994-Present
https://www.justice.gov/
Date: Jan. 4, 2017
By: U.S. Department of Justice
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  An Interactive Guide to the Civil Rights Division’s Police Reforms
https://www.justice.gov/
Date: Jan. 4, 2017
By: U.S. Department of Justice Civil Rights Division (U.S. Department of Justice)
[ Detail ] [ External Link ]

  What Happens When Police Are Forced to Reform?
Date: Nov. 13, 2015
By: Kimbriell Kelly, Sarah Childress and Steven Rich (Frontline/Post)
Citation: Washington Post (Nov. 13, 2015)
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  Federal Enforcement of Police Reform
Date: 2014
By: Stephen Rushin (University of Illinois College of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program Faculty)
Citation: 82 Fordham Law Review 3189 (2014)
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Docket(s)
2:16-cv-01731-MCA-MAH (D.N.J.)
PN-NJ-0007-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/16/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Resumen [Summary of Findings Report (Spanish)]
PN-NJ-0007-0014.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 05/01/2011
Resumo Executivo [Summary of Findings Report (Portuguese]
PN-NJ-0007-0015.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 05/01/2011
Justice Department Opens Investigation into the Newark, N.J., Police Department
PN-NJ-0007-0010.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 05/09/2011
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Investigation of the Newark Police Department
PN-NJ-0007-0001.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 07/22/2014
City of Newark and United States of America Agreement in Principle
PN-NJ-0007-0002.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 07/22/2014
Findings Report
PN-NJ-0007-0004.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 07/22/2014
Request for Applications to Serve as Court Monitor of the Newark Police Department
PN-NJ-0007-0003.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/16/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
List of Applicants for Federal Monitorship of Newark Police Department
PN-NJ-0007-0011.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 04/17/2015
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Complaint
PN-NJ-0007-0006.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/30/2016
Memorandum of Law in Support of Joint Motion for Entry of Consent Decree
PN-NJ-0007-0007.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/30/2016
Consent Decree (D.N.J.)
PN-NJ-0007-0008.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/30/2016
Justice Department Reaches Agreement with City of Newark, New Jersey, to Reform Police Department’s Unconstitutional Practices
PN-NJ-0007-0009.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/30/2016
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Fact Sheet: Justice Department Agreement with the City of Newark to Reform Newark Police Department
PN-NJ-0007-0012.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 03/30/2016
Source: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division, Special Litigation Section
Supplemental Motion for Entry of Consent Decree [ECF# 4]
PN-NJ-0007-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/29/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Stipulated Order to Amend Consent Decree [ECF# 74] (D.N.J.)
PN-NJ-0007-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/02/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Seventh Quarterly Report [ECF# 144-1]
PN-NJ-0007-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/16/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Arleo, Madeline Cox (D.N.J.) show/hide docs
PN-NJ-0007-0016 | PN-NJ-0007-9000
Hammer, Michael A (D.N.J.) show/hide docs
PN-NJ-0007-9000
Monitors/Masters Harvey, Peter (New York) show/hide docs
PN-NJ-0007-0017 | PN-NJ-0007-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Comizzoli, Sabrina G. (New Jersey) show/hide docs
PN-NJ-0007-0003 | PN-NJ-0007-0006 | PN-NJ-0007-0007 | PN-NJ-0007-0008 | PN-NJ-0007-0013 | PN-NJ-0007-9000
Fishman, Paul (New Jersey) show/hide docs
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Florio, Kelly Horan (New Jersey) show/hide docs
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Gupta, Vanita (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Kent, Patrick (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Lopez, Christy (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Murray, Jeffrey Robert (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Ogletree, Rashida J (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Rosenbaum, Steven H. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Sadlowski, Caroline A. (New Jersey) show/hide docs
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Samuels, Jocelyn (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Sanders, Corey M. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Vassallo, Kristin Lynn (New York) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Benjamin, Avion M. (New Jersey) show/hide docs
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Brown, Karen (New Jersey) show/hide docs
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Parker, Willie L. (New Jersey) show/hide docs
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