Case: Emigrant Savings Bank v. Elan Management Corp.

1:80-cv-01381 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York

Filed Date: May 20, 1980

Closed Date: 1982

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Case Summary

Plaintiff-bank filed suit in New York state court to foreclose on an apartment building owned by Defendant. Defendant filed a motion to remove the case to the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York under 28 U.S.C. 1443(1), alleging that Plaintiff had refused to renegotiate the terms of the mortgage for the building in response to Defendant's complaints to federal and state agencies about Plaintiff's illegal race-based discrimination. The District Court remanded the case to state court, and the Second Circuit affirmed the remand order. Emigrant Sav. Bank v. Elan Management Corp., 668 F.2d 671 (2d Cir. 1982).

Summary Authors

Andrew Nash (6/2/2008)

People


Judge(s)

Buschmann, Albert H. (New York)

Feinberg, Wilfred (New York)

Friendly, Henry Jacob (New York)

Pierce, Lawrence Warren (New York)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Deely, J. Patrick (New York)

Parsons, Judson A. Jr. (New York)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Goldweber, Elyse S. (New York)

Hershkowitz, Marcia Berger (New York)

Other Attorney(s)

Active

Judge(s)

Buschmann, Albert H. (New York)

Feinberg, Wilfred (New York)

Friendly, Henry Jacob (New York)

Pierce, Lawrence Warren (New York)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Deely, J. Patrick (New York)

Parsons, Judson A. Jr. (New York)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Goldweber, Elyse S. (New York)

Hershkowitz, Marcia Berger (New York)

Other Attorney(s)

Leinheardt, Wallace L. (New York)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

81-07449

Opinion [Re: Removal of Action]

Emigrant Savings Bank v. Elan Management Corporation

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

668 F.2d 671

Jan. 12, 1982

Jan. 12, 1982

Order/Opinion

1:80-cv-01381

Memorandum

Emigrant Savings Bank v. Elan Management Group

New York state appellate court

453 N.Y.S.2d 977

June 18, 1982

June 18, 1982

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

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Case Details

State / Territory: New York

Case Type(s):

Fair Housing/Lending/Insurance

Key Dates

Filing Date: May 20, 1980

Closing Date: 1982

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Owner of a building facing foreclosure by Emigrante, allegedly because most of its tenants were non-white.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Emigrant Savings Bank, Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Fair Housing Act/Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 3601 et seq.

Equal Credit Opportunity Act (ECOA), 15 U.S.C. § 1691

Availably Documents:

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination

Race:

Race, unspecified