Case: United States v. Brownsville

1:93-cv-00191 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Filed Date: Sept. 14, 1993

Closed Date: Dec. 8, 1993

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Case Summary

On September 14, 1993 the U.S. Department of Justice ("D.O.J.") filed a lawsuit under Title VII against the City of Brownsville, Texas in the U.S. District Court of the Southern District of Texas. The DOJ sought injunctive relief.

On December 8, 1993, the district court (Judge Filemon B. Vela) entered a consent judgment for the D.OJ. and against the City of Brownsville.

The docket ends on December 8, 1993 with the entry of the consent judgment. We have no further information on this case.

Summary Authors

Janani Iyengar (10/17/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Garza, Fidencio G. (Texas)

Vela, Filemon Bartolome (Texas)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Fenton, William B. (District of Columbia)

Jones, Edward B. (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Deats, B. Craig (Texas)

Hollis, Thomas Clayton (Texas)

Other Attorney(s)

Active

Expert/Monitor/Master

Miller, Edward (District of Columbia)

Judge(s)

Garza, Fidencio G. (Texas)

Vela, Filemon Bartolome (Texas)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Fenton, William B. (District of Columbia)

Jones, Edward B. (Louisiana)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Deats, B. Craig (Texas)

Hollis, Thomas Clayton (Texas)

Other Attorney(s)

Cornejo-Lopez, Elia Luz (Texas)

Expert/Monitor/Master

Miller, Edward (District of Columbia)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:93-cv-00191

Docket (PACER)

United States v. City of Brownsville

Dec. 8, 1993

Dec. 8, 1993

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 10, 2022, 3:09 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

Original COMPLAINT filed; (mgarza) (Entered: 09/16/1993)

Sept. 14, 1993

Sept. 14, 1993

SUMMONS issued for City of Brownsville, Brownsville Fire Dep, Local 970 Of the Int (mgarza) (Entered: 09/16/1993)

Sept. 14, 1993

Sept. 14, 1993

2

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Local 970 Of the Int on 9/15/93, filed. Answer due on 10/5/93 for Local 970 Of the International. (mgarza) (Entered: 09/16/1993)

Sept. 16, 1993

Sept. 16, 1993

3

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Brownsville Fire Dep on 9/15/93, filed. Answer due on 10/5/93 for Brownsville Fire Dep (mgarza) (Entered: 09/16/1993)

Sept. 16, 1993

Sept. 16, 1993

4

MOTION to intervene by Cassandra N Teran, Motion Docket Date 10/11/93 [4-1] motion ,filed. (Motion is stricken as per Orderdated 9/24/93 by Fidencio G. Garza, Jr.) (ogutierrez) Modified on 10/01/1993 (Entered: 09/22/1993)

Sept. 21, 1993

Sept. 21, 1993

6

ORDER striking [4-1] motion to intervene , entered; Parties notified. ( signed by Mag Judge Fidencio Garza Jr ) (mgarza) (Entered: 09/29/1993)

Sept. 24, 1993

Sept. 24, 1993

5

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Andres Vega, City Manager, City of Brownsville 9/16/93 filed Answer due on 10/6/93 for City of Brownsville (mgarza) (Entered: 09/28/1993)

Sept. 27, 1993

Sept. 27, 1993

7

ANSWER to Complaint by City of Brownsville, Brownsville Fire Dep (Added attorney Thomas Clayton Hollis), filed. (ogutierrez) (Entered: 10/06/1993)

Sept. 30, 1993

Sept. 30, 1993

8

MOTION to dismiss , and for more definite statement by Local 970 Of the Int B Craig Deats, Motion Docket Date 10/27/93 [8- 1] motion, 10/27/93 [8-2] motion , filed. (mgarza) (Entered: 10/07/1993)

Oct. 7, 1993

Oct. 7, 1993

9

MOTION to intervene as a Matter of Right by Cassandra N. Teran, Motion Docket Date 10/28/93 [9-1] motion , filed. (mgarza) (Entered: 10/13/1993)

Oct. 8, 1993

Oct. 8, 1993

10

DESIGNATION by United States of Ame designating Edward Miller as attorney in charge, filed. (ogutierrez) (Entered: 10/13/1993)

Oct. 12, 1993

Oct. 12, 1993

12

ORDER granting [11-1] agreed motion to extend time Response to motion reset to 11/26/93 for [8-1] motion to dismiss, reset to 11/26/93 for [8-2] motion for more definite statement , entered; Parties notified. ( signed by Magistrate Judge Fidencio Garza Jr ) (ogutierrez) (Entered: 11/01/1993)

Oct. 28, 1993

Oct. 28, 1993

13

UNOPPOSED MOTION For Entry of a Consent Decree by United States of Ame, City of Brownsville, Brownsville Fire Dep, Local 970 Of the Int, Motion Docket Date 12/14/93 [13-1] motion , filed. (mgarza) (Entered: 11/29/1993)

Nov. 24, 1993

Nov. 24, 1993

14

CONSENT JUDGMENT for United States of Ame, Cassandra N. Teran against City of Brownsville, Brownsville Fire Dep, Local 970 Of the Int , entered; Parties notified ( signed by Judge Filemon B. Vela ) (ogutierrez) (Entered: 12/08/1993)

Dec. 8, 1993

Dec. 8, 1993

Case closed (ogutierrez) (Entered: 01/04/1994)

Dec. 8, 1993

Dec. 8, 1993

Case Details

State / Territory: Texas

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Key Dates

Filing Date: Sept. 14, 1993

Closing Date: Dec. 8, 1993

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

U.S. Department of Justice

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

City of Brownsville (Brownsville), City

City of Brownsville (Brownsville), City

Defendant Type(s):

Fire

Case Details

Causes of Action:

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

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Unknown

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree