Case: United States v. Illinois

1:93-cv-07741 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois

Filed Date: Dec. 28, 1993

Closed Date: 1995

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Case Summary

On December 28, 1993, the U.S. Department of Justice ("D.O.J.") filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the State of Illinois, the City of Aurora, and the Board of Trustees of the City of Aurora Police Pension Fund (the "Fund") under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"). The D.O.J. requested declaratory and injunctive relief, alleging that the defendants violated the ADA by excluding police officers and firefighters with cert…

On December 28, 1993, the U.S. Department of Justice ("D.O.J.") filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois against the State of Illinois, the City of Aurora, and the Board of Trustees of the City of Aurora Police Pension Fund (the "Fund") under Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA"). The D.O.J. requested declaratory and injunctive relief, alleging that the defendants violated the ADA by excluding police officers and firefighters with certain disabilities from qualifying for pension benefits. Aurora filed a crossclaim against the State and the Fund seeking indemnity and injunctive relief in the event that the court finds Aurora liable for violating the ADA.

On August 30, 1994, the district court (Hon. William T. Hart) granted the State's motion to dismiss the City's crossclaim but denied the State's motion to dismiss the complaint.

On August 9, 1995, the court (Hon. Blanche M. Manning) entered a consent decree, the details of which are not available to us.

We have no further information on this case.

Summary Authors

Hyun Jeong Yang (11/4/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Manning, Blanche M. (Illinois)

Rosemond, W. Thomas Jr. (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Bass, Alyse S. (District of Columbia)

Gadzichowski, John M. (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Atwell, Charles H. Jr. (Illinois)

Carroll, James R. (Illinois)

Casciari, Mark A (Illinois)

Flahaven, Roger Philip (Illinois)

Hartlieb, Tracy Lovi (Illinois)

Rewers, Edna Mae (Illinois)

Judge(s)

Manning, Blanche M. (Illinois)

Rosemond, W. Thomas Jr. (Illinois)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Bass, Alyse S. (District of Columbia)

Gadzichowski, John M. (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Atwell, Charles H. Jr. (Illinois)

Carroll, James R. (Illinois)

Casciari, Mark A (Illinois)

Flahaven, Roger Philip (Illinois)

Hartlieb, Tracy Lovi (Illinois)

Rewers, Edna Mae (Illinois)

Weinstein, Michael B. (Illinois)

Other Attorney(s)

Genser, Erick J. (District of Columbia)

Horwitz, Stephen Bernard (Illinois)

Steele, Douglas L. (District of Columbia)

Woodley, Thomas A. (District of Columbia)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:93-cv-07741

Docket (PACER)

Aug. 9, 1995

Aug. 9, 1995

Docket
49

1:93-cv-07741

Memorandum Opinion and Order

United States v. State of Illinois

1994 WL 562180, 1994 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 12890

Sept. 9, 1994

Sept. 9, 1994

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

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Case Details

State / Territory: Illinois

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Key Dates

Filing Date: Dec. 28, 1993

Closing Date: 1995

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

The United States on behalf of police officers and firefighters who were disqualified from receiving pension benefits because of certain disabilities

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

State of Illinois, State

City of Aurora (Aurora), City

City of Aurora (Aurora), City

Defendant Type(s):

Law-enforcement

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Mixed

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Order Duration: 1995 - 0

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

Discrimination-area:

Pay / Benefits

Discrimination-basis:

Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)