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Case Name Onuoha v. Facebook FH-CA-0026
Docket / Court 5:16-cv-06440 ( N.D. Cal. )
State/Territory California
Case Type(s) Equal Employment
Fair Housing/Lending/Insurance
Public Accomm./Contracting
Attorney Organization ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project
Outten & Golden
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Housing Sales/Rental
National origin discrimination
Race discrimination
Private Suit Related / Consolidated with EEOC Suit
Classification / placement
Disparate Impact
Disparate Treatment
Pattern or Practice
National Origin/Ethnicity
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race, unspecified
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1981
42 U.S.C. § 1982
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), 15 U.S.C. § 1691
Fair Housing Act/Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601 et seq.
State Anti-Discrimination Law
State law
Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e
Defendant(s) Facebook, Inc.
Plaintiff Description Private individuals alleging discrimination by Facebook's advertising tools
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Immigrants' Rights Project
Outten & Golden
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Moot
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Defendant
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Filing Year 2016
Case Ongoing No
Case Listing PA-NY-0004 : National Fair Housing Alliance et al. v. Facebook (S.D.N.Y.)
PA-CA-0004 : Riddick v. Facebook (N.D. Cal.)
EE-DC-0080 : Communications Workers of America v. Facebook (No Court)
EE-DC-0079 : Spees v. Facebook (No Court)
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  The Origins of Fair Lending Litigation
Date: Dec. 4, 2008
By: Andrew Nash (Washington University in St. Louis Law Student)
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5:16-cv-6440 (N.D. Cal.)
FH-CA-0026-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/19/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint [ECF# 1]
FH-CA-0026-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/03/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Amended Complaint [ECF# 28]
FH-CA-0026-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/13/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Davila, Edward John (N.D. Cal.) show/hide docs
van Keulen, Susan Court not on record [Magistrate] show/hide docs
Plaintiff's Lawyers Eiland, Katrina L. (California) show/hide docs
Flanders, Jason Robert (California) show/hide docs
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Hoffman, Sarah Margaret Keast (California) show/hide docs
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Klein, Adam T. (New York) show/hide docs
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Lopez, P. David (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Most, William Brock (California) show/hide docs
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Romer-Friedman, Peter (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
Sagafi, Jahan C (California) show/hide docs
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Sun, Relic (California) show/hide docs
Defendant's Lawyers Kim, Elizabeth Ann (California) show/hide docs
Patashnik, Joshua (California) show/hide docs
Ring, Rosemarie T (California) show/hide docs
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