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Case Name Brown v. Madison County PN-MS-0001
Docket / Court 3:17-cv-00347-WHB-LRA ( S.D. Miss. )
State/Territory Mississippi
Case Type(s) Policing
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
Southern Poverty Law Center
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Cruel and Unusual Punishment
Equal Protection
Unreasonable search and seizure
Defendant-type
Law-enforcement
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Treatment
Excessive force
False arrest
Pattern or Practice
Racial profiling
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Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1985
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Title VI, Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § 2000d et seq.
Defendant(s) Madison County
Plaintiff Description All Black persons who presently or in the future will reside in or travel through Madison County.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
Southern Poverty Law Center
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Pending
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Case Ongoing Yes
Docket(s)
3:17-cv-00347-WHB-LRA (S.D. Miss.)
PN-MS-0001-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/10/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Class Action Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief and Individual Damages [ECF# 1]
PN-MS-0001-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 05/08/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Anderson, Linda Randle (S.D. Miss.) [Magistrate]
PN-MS-0001-9000
Barbour, William Henry Jr. (S.D. Miss.)
PN-MS-0001-9000
Plaintiff's Lawyers Chan, Yukiu (New York)
PN-MS-0001-0001 | PN-MS-0001-9000
Choudhri, Nihara Karim (New York)
PN-MS-0001-0001 | PN-MS-0001-9000
Edwards, Flora (New York)
PN-MS-0001-0001
Gochman, Janet (New York)
PN-MS-0001-0001 | PN-MS-0001-9000
Rethy, Isaac (New York)
PN-MS-0001-0001 | PN-MS-0001-9000
Robinson, Jeffery (New York)
PN-MS-0001-0001
Tom, Joshua F. (Mississippi)
PN-MS-0001-0001 | PN-MS-0001-9000
Wu, Paloma (Mississippi)
PN-MS-0001-0001
Youngwood, Jonathan K. (New York)
PN-MS-0001-0001 | PN-MS-0001-9000

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