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Case Name Lewis v. Bentley PB-AL-0016
Docket / Court 2:16-cv-00690-RDP ( N.D. Ala. )
State/Territory Alabama
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Attorney Organization NAACP Legal Defense Fund
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Slavery/Involuntary servitude
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Disparate Impact
Racial segregation
Plaintiff Type
Non-profit NON-religious organization
Non-profit religious organization
Private Plaintiff
Race
Black
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201
Defendant(s) Attorney General for the State of Alabama
City of Birmingham
Governor of Alabama
Mayor of the City of Birmingham
State of Alabama
Plaintiff Description African-American voters in the City of Birmingham, the Alabama NAACP, the Greater Birmingham Ministries ("GBM"), and the Alabama Legislative Black Caucus ("ALBC").
Indexed Lawyer Organizations NAACP Legal Defense Fund
Class action status sought No
Class action status granted No
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Unknown
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None
Source of Relief None
Filing Year 2016
Case Ongoing Yes
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Docket(s)
2:16-cv-690 (N.D. Ala.)
PB-AL-0016-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/13/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint [ECF# 1]
PB-AL-0016-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/28/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Amended Complaint [ECF# 18]
PB-AL-0016-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/30/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion [ECF# 52] (N.D. Ala.)
PB-AL-0016-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/31/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Opinion [Ct. of App. ECF# 139] (896 F.3d 1282)
PB-AL-0016-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 07/25/2018
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Proctor, R. David (N.D. Ala.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Blacksher, James U. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Carlson, Mary Joyce (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Clemon, U. W. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Connor, Glen M. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Davies, George N. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Davis, James William (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Rouco, Richard P (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Still, W Edward (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Stroup, Robert H (New York) show/hide docs
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Whatley, Joe R. Jr. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Byrne, David Bryson Jr. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Fullerton, Frederic L II (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Lawrence, Kayla Shardae (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Parker, William G. Jr. (Alabama) show/hide docs
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Strange, Luther J (Alabama) show/hide docs
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