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Case Name Jones v. City of Boston EE-MA-0024
Docket / Court 1:05-cv-11832-DPW ( D. Mass. )
Additional Docket(s) 05-03123  [ 05-3123 ]
State/Territory Massachusetts
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Attorney Organization Lawyers Comm. for Civil Rights Under Law
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Due Process
Equal Protection
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
Discrimination-area
Discharge / Constructive Discharge / Layoff
Hiring
Seniority
Testing
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Impact
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
Black
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1981
42 U.S.C. § 1983
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
State Anti-Discrimination Law
State law
Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
Defendant(s) City of Boston
Plaintiff Description Seven of the plaintiffs were former officers fired by Boston Police Department after testing positive for cocaine; one is a former cadet in the same situation; another continues to work as an officer after testing positive and undergoing rehabilitation as an alternative to termination; and the last is a former applicant to the department whose contingent job offer was revoked after a positive test.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Lawyers Comm. for Civil Rights Under Law
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Case Ongoing Yes
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Docket(s)
1:05-cv-11832-DPW (D. Mass.)
EE-MA-0024-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/23/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1-3]
EE-MA-0024-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/09/2005
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Amended Complaint [ECF# 17]
EE-MA-0024-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/07/2006
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
District Court Opinion, 9/27/12 [ECF# 191] (2012 WL 4530594) (D. Mass.)
EE-MA-0024-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 09/27/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Circuit Court of Appeals Opinion 5/7/14 [Ct. of App. ECF# 116685030] (752 F.3d 38)
EE-MA-0024-0003.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 05/07/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
District Court Opinion 8/6/15 [ECF# 259] (118 F.Supp.3d 425) (D. Mass.)
EE-MA-0024-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 08/06/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [USCA 1st Circuit] [Ct. of App. ECF# 269] (845 F.3d 28)
EE-MA-0024-0006.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 12/28/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Howard, Jeffrey R. (First Circuit)
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Kayatta, William Joseph Jr. (First Circuit)
EE-MA-0024-0003 | EE-MA-0024-0006
O'Toole, George A. Jr. (D. Mass.)
EE-MA-0024-0002
Selya, Bruce Marshall (FISCR, D.R.I., First Circuit)
EE-MA-0024-0006
Torruella, Juan R. (D.P.R., First Circuit)
EE-MA-0024-0003
Woodlock, Douglas Preston (D. Mass.)
EE-MA-0024-0004 | EE-MA-0024-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Adkins, John F. (Massachusetts)
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Baker, Robert B. (Massachusetts)
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Benson, William F. (Massachusetts)
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Bohenek, Matthew T. (Massachusetts)
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Bresnahan, Elizabeth M. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Cohen, Jared B. (Massachusetts)
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Cohen, Nadine M. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-0001 | EE-MA-0024-0005 | EE-MA-0024-9000
Cooper, Jenny K. (Massachusetts)
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El-Mallawany, Deana K. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Fisher, Nikki J. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Heining, Eric A. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Jaikumar, Arjun K. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Lue, Yin-Shuan (Massachusetts)
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Macris, Aaron (Massachusetts)
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Maslow-Armand, Laura (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
McGee, Amanda V. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Olshan, Jeffrey (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Pirozzolo, Lisa J. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Prussia, Kevin S. (Massachusetts)
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Rachal, Doreen M. (Massachusetts)
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Reynolds, Alexandra Rueckle (Massachusetts)
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Robertson, Paul M. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-0001 | EE-MA-0024-9000
Rodriques, Louis A. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Rollins, Rachael Splaine (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-0001 | EE-MA-0024-9000
Rutkowski, J. Rheba (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-0001 | EE-MA-0024-9000
Sartori, Elizabeth M. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Sellstrom, Oren M. (California)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Webster, Raquel J. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Wolkoff, Eric D. (Massachusetts)
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Woodham, Maricia D. (Alabama)
EE-MA-0024-0001 | EE-MA-0024-0005 | EE-MA-0024-9000
Zhu, Ming M. (Massachusetts)
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Defendant's Lawyers Buckley, Margaret Mary (Massachusetts)
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Chernetsky, James M. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Clarkson, Michael K. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Condon, Amy E. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Ferrer, Nicole Murati (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Fitzpatrick, Thomas S. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Harris, Mary Jo (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Litsas, Helen G. (Massachusetts)
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O'Connor, Sean P. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Taub, Nicole I. (Massachusetts)
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Weise, Susan M (Massachusetts)
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Other Lawyers Biagetti, Peter A. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Holland, John A. Jr. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Khondker, Omar A. (Massachusetts)
EE-MA-0024-9000
Leary, Meredith M. (Massachusetts)
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