Case: United States v. Hucheson Medical Center

4:96-cv-00226 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Filed Date: Aug. 14, 1996

Closed Date: 1998

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Case Summary

On August 14, 1996, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") filed an employment discrimination lawsuit under Title VII, 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq., in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia against the Hutcheson Medical Center. It appears that the complaint alleged race discrimination. On August 20, 1996, the District Court (Judge Harold L. Murphy) entered a consent decree. The order provided that the court retain jurisdiction for enforcement purposes and that the consent decree terminate one year from its entry. On January 29, 1988, the court dismissed the case.

The only document available for this case is the docket.

Summary Authors

Kaitlin Corkran (3/3/2008)

People


Judge(s)

Murphy, Harold Lloyd (Georgia)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Berne, Amy L. (Georgia)

Fenton, William B. (District of Columbia)

Judge(s)

Murphy, Harold Lloyd (Georgia)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Berne, Amy L. (Georgia)

Fenton, William B. (District of Columbia)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

4:96-cv-00226

Docket [PACER]

United States v. Hutcheson Medical Center

Jan. 29, 1998

Jan. 29, 1998

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 11, 2022, 3:19 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed Consent form to proceed before U.S. magistrate and pretrial instructions given to attorney. (per Sandra Middlebrooks summons & answers to mandatory interrogs not to be filed. Consent Order to be recd. shortly) (ln) (Entered: 08/15/1996)

Aug. 14, 1996

Aug. 14, 1996

2

CONSENT DECREE Court to retain jurisdiction over decree for purposes of enforcement; this decree shall terminate 1 yr from its entry; each party to bear own costs and atty fees by Judge Harold L. Murphy . cc (ln) (Entered: 08/20/1996)

Aug. 20, 1996

Aug. 20, 1996

3

UNOPPOSED MOTION by plaintiff USA to dismiss with brief in support. (dd) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 29, 1998

Jan. 29, 1998

4

ORDER by Judge Harold L. Murphy GRANTING [3-1] motion to dismiss (cc) (dd) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 29, 1998

Jan. 29, 1998

Case terminated. (dd) (Entered: 01/29/1998)

Jan. 29, 1998

Jan. 29, 1998

Case Details

State / Territory: Georgia

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Key Dates

Filing Date: Aug. 14, 1996

Closing Date: 1998

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

United States

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: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Hutcheson Medical Center (Rome, Floyd), County

Defendant Type(s):

Hospital/Health Department

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Unknown

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Order Duration: 1996 - 1997

Issues

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination