Case: United States v. Canton Police Department

3:96-cv-00760 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

Filed Date: Oct. 16, 1996

Closed Date: 1997

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Case Summary

On October 16, 1996, the United States Department of Justice filed a job related sexual discrimination lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi against the City of Canton. The Twentieth Judicial District of Mississippi was a movant in the case and supported the defendant. A settlement agreement was denied on September 30, 1997 by Magistrate Judge Alfred G. Nicols. A jury trial was held on November 13, 1997 and verdict was rendered for the defendant on November 18, 1997. On November 20, 1997, the District Court (Judge Tom S. Lee) entered judgment for the City of Canton finding the plaintiff responsible for court costs and dismissing the case. The case was closed on that same day. The plaintiff was billed $9,921.43 in court costs.

The only document available for this case is the docket.

Summary Authors

James Floyd (11/20/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Lee, Tom Stewart (Mississippi)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Paige, Mitzi Dease (Mississippi)

Reno, Janet (District of Columbia)

Zubrensky, Michael A (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Friedman, Gary E. (Mississippi)

Pesnell, Aubrey Matt (Georgia)

Other Attorney(s)

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Judge(s)

Lee, Tom Stewart (Mississippi)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Paige, Mitzi Dease (Mississippi)

Reno, Janet (District of Columbia)

Zubrensky, Michael A (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Friedman, Gary E. (Mississippi)

Pesnell, Aubrey Matt (Georgia)

Other Attorney(s)

Kitchens, John T (Mississippi)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

3:96-cv-00760

Docket

United States of America v. City of Canton, Mississippi

March 11, 1998

March 11, 1998

Docket

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Docket

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Case Details

State / Territory: Mississippi

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Key Dates

Filing Date: Oct. 16, 1996

Closing Date: 1997

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

United States of America

Plaintiff Type(s):

U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: Unknown

Class Action Outcome: Unknown

Defendants

City of Canton, Mississippi, City

Defendant Type(s):

Law-enforcement

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

Discrimination-basis:

Sex discrimination