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Case Name Adams v. Rankin County Board of Education SD-MS-0029
Docket / Court 3:67-cv-04156 ( S.D. Miss. )
State/Territory Mississippi
Case Type(s) School Desegregation
Special Collection Civil Rights Division Archival Collection
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Busing
Develop anti-discrimination policy
Discrimination Prohibition
Hire
Monitoring
Other requirements regarding hiring, promotion, retention
Reporting
Student assignment
Defendant-type
Elementary/Secondary School
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Buildings
Education
Language/ethnic/minority needs
Racial segregation
School/University Facilities
School/University policies
Staff (number, training, qualifications, wages)
Transportation
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Black
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Defendant(s) Rankin County Board of Education
Plaintiff Description Plaintiffs are black students and their families who resided in Rankin County, Mississippi.
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Damages
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 1970 - n/a
Filing Year 1967
Case Closing Year 2017
Case Ongoing No
Docket(s)
3:67-cv-04156-TSL-MTP (S.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0029-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/01/1967
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
3:67-cv-04156 (S.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0029-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/26/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Order and Opinion (485 F.2d 324)
SD-MS-0029-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 09/27/1973
Source: Westlaw
Order and Opinion (524 F.2d 928)
SD-MS-0029-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/01/1975
Source: Westlaw
Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae
SD-MS-0029-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/13/1977
Source: Papers of David Norman
1997 Consent Decree [ECF# 2-1] (S.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0029-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/01/1997
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Consent Order for Enlargement of Pearl Attendance Zone [ECF# 82] (S.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0029-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/01/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 86] (S.D. Miss.)
SD-MS-0029-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/26/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Brown, John Robert (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-MS-0029-0004 | SD-MS-0029-0005
Gee, Thomas Gibbs (Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Ingraham, Joe McDonald (S.D. Tex., Fifth Circuit) show/hide docs
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Lee, Tom Stewart (S.D. Miss.) show/hide docs
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Morgan, Lewis Render (N.D. Ga., Fifth Circuit, Eleventh Circuit) show/hide docs
SD-MS-0029-0004 | SD-MS-0029-0005
Parker, Michael T. (S.D. Miss.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Bey, Sheryl (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Jernigan, Arthur F. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Stimley-Priester, E. Charlene (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Adams, Joseph Lee (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Barnes, Paul E. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Garrard, Mary B.S. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Griffith, Benjamin E. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Harrell, Fred M. Jr. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Meynardie, John A. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Orlansky, Steven D. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Robertson, James L (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Awad, Christopher S. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Barnett, Walter W. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
SD-MS-0029-0001
Days, Drew S. III (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Hauberg, Robert E. Jr. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Jernigan, Alfred B. Jr. (Mississippi) show/hide docs
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Landsberg, Brian K. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Leonard, Jerris (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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McCree, Wade Hampton Jr. (Michigan) show/hide docs
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