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Case: United States of America v. Lawrence County School

2:67-cv-02216 | U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi

Filed Date: 1967

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Case Summary

None

Related Cases

30 Related School Desegregation Cases in the Southern District of Mississippi, Southern District of Mississippi (1966)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document
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2:67-cv-02216

[Lawrence County School Board Report]

Lawrence County School Board

April 23, 2013

April 23, 2013

Monitor/Expert/Receiver Report

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/7528390/united-states-of-america-v-lawrence-county-school-district/

Last updated Sept. 5, 2022, 3:15 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link

COMPLAINT against Lawrence County School District, filed by United States of America.(MGB)

Sept. 25, 1967

Sept. 25, 1967

PACER

Complaint

Sept. 25, 1967

Sept. 25, 1967

PACER

JS 6 card completed (MGB)

July 18, 1973

July 18, 1973

PACER

Remark

July 18, 1973

July 18, 1973

PACER
1

Attached please find scanned copy of docket sheet from microfiche. It will be necessary to review this docket sheet for Civil Case 2216 for complete information in this case, including parties and attorneys of record, from filing through 4/25/1995. The original docket sheet and case file have been shipped to Archives. (MGB) (MGB). (Entered: 02/09/2012)

Feb. 9, 2012

Feb. 9, 2012

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2

STATUS REPORT for the 2011-2012 school year by Lawrence County School District (ALJ) (Entered: 04/20/2012)

April 20, 2012

April 20, 2012

PACER
3

STATUS REPORT for the 2012-2013 school term by Lawrence County School District. (DM) (Entered: 11/13/2012)

Nov. 13, 2012

Nov. 13, 2012

PACER
4

STATUS REPORT by Lawrence County School District. (LDR) (Entered: 04/23/2013)

April 23, 2013

April 23, 2013

PACER
5

STATUS REPORT for 2013-2014 school term for Lawrence County School District. (LDR) (Entered: 01/08/2014)

Jan. 8, 2014

Jan. 8, 2014

PACER
6

STATUS REPORT by Lawrence County School District. (LDR) (Entered: 12/15/2014)

Dec. 15, 2014

Dec. 15, 2014

PACER
7

STATUS REPORT by Lawrence County School District. (LDR) (Entered: 04/29/2015)

April 29, 2015

April 29, 2015

PACER
8

STATUS REPORT by Lawrence County School District. (LDR) (Entered: 12/15/2015)

Dec. 14, 2015

Dec. 14, 2015

PACER
9

STATUS REPORT for 2015-2016 School Term by Lawrence County School District (LDR) (Entered: 04/15/2016)

April 15, 2016

April 15, 2016

PACER
10

STATUS REPORT for 2016-2017 School Term by Lawrence County School District. (CS) (Entered: 05/02/2017)

May 2, 2017

May 2, 2017

PACER
11

NOTICE of Appearance by Jonathan Damian Newton-Federal Gov on behalf of United States of America (Newton-Federal Gov, Jonathan) (Entered: 09/27/2017)

Sept. 27, 2017

Sept. 27, 2017

PACER
12

NOTICE of Appearance by Peter W. Beauchamp-Federal Gov on behalf of United States of America (Beauchamp-Federal Gov, Peter) (Entered: 09/27/2017)

Sept. 27, 2017

Sept. 27, 2017

PACER
13

NOTICE of Appearance by John Simeon Hooks on behalf of Lawrence County School District (Hooks, John) (Entered: 09/28/2017)

Sept. 28, 2017

Sept. 28, 2017

PACER
14

STATUS REPORT by Lawrence County School District. (LDR) (Entered: 01/24/2018)

Jan. 24, 2018

Jan. 24, 2018

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15

STATUS REPORT for 2017-2018 School Term by Lawrence County School District. (LDR) (Entered: 07/26/2018)

July 26, 2018

July 26, 2018

PACER
16

STATUS REPORT for 2018-2019 School Term by Lawrence County School District. (CS) (Entered: 11/07/2018)

Nov. 7, 2018

Nov. 7, 2018

PACER
17

STATUS REPORT by Lawrence County School District. (LDR) (Entered: 04/08/2019)

April 8, 2019

April 8, 2019

PACER
18

STATUS REPORT re October 2019 - 2020 school term by Lawrence County School District. (LDR) (Main Document 18 replaced on 1/10/2020) (LDR). (Entered: 01/08/2020)

Jan. 8, 2020

Jan. 8, 2020

PACER
19

**ERROR DISREGARD THIS ENTRY** NOTICE of Appearance by Shakti Belway on behalf of Sheanda Bryant (Belway, Shakti) Modified on 7/15/2020 (CS). (Entered: 07/14/2020)

July 14, 2020

July 14, 2020

PACER
20

NOTICE of Appearance by Shakti Belway on behalf of Sheanda Bryant (Belway, Shakti) (Entered: 07/15/2020)

July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

RECAP

Docket Annotation

July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020

PACER

DOCKET ANNOTATION as to 19 : There is an error in this entry, and it should be disregarded. It has been correctly refiled as Doc. 20 . (CS)

July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020

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21

NOTICE of Appearance by Jared F. Evans on behalf of Lawrence County School District (Evans, Jared) (Entered: 07/21/2020)

July 21, 2020

July 21, 2020

PACER
22

STATUS REPORT as required by Order of the Court filed July 14, 1987 by Lawrence County School District (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Annual Report, # 2 Exhibit Verification)(Evans, Jared) (Entered: 10/15/2020)

1 Exhibit Annual Report

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2 Exhibit Verification

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Oct. 15, 2020

Oct. 15, 2020

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23

MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools by Lawrence County School District (Evans, Jared) Modified on 9/14/2021 (LDR). (Entered: 09/11/2021)

Sept. 10, 2021

Sept. 10, 2021

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24

MEMORANDUM in Support re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools filed by Lawrence County School District (Evans, Jared) Modified on 9/14/2021 (LDR). (Entered: 09/11/2021)

Sept. 11, 2021

Sept. 11, 2021

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25

ATTACHMENT re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools Exhibit B--RPMS property information by Lawrence County School District (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit C--Projects, Estimates, Bond Capacity, and Tax Information, # 2 Exhibit D--Formal letter requesting review__March 16, 2021, # 3 Exhibit E--DOJ letter__no objection__July 2, 2021, # 4 Exhibit F--2nd request for review__August 4, 2021, # 5 Exhibit G--School Board meeting minutes__March 17, 2020)(Evans, Jared) Modified on 9/14/2021 (LDR). (Entered: 09/11/2021)

Sept. 11, 2021

Sept. 11, 2021

PACER
26

ATTACHMENT re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools Exhibit H--Correspondence between parties__June 26, 2021 by Lawrence County School District (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit I--PLA-INT counterproposal__August 17, 2021, # 2 Exhibit J--RPMS project goal and criteria, as adopted, # 3 Exhibit K--School Board meeting minutes__November 17, 2020, # 4 Exhibit L--Updated MAC project schematic, # 5 Exhibit M--RPMS-MES demographics__January 2021, # 6 Exhibit N--RPMS-MES demographics__September 2021)(Evans, Jared) Modified on 9/14/2021 (LDR). (Entered: 09/11/2021)

1

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Sept. 11, 2021

Sept. 11, 2021

PACER
27

ATTACHMENT re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools Supplement A-A--November 7, 1969, per curium, 5th Circuit by Lawrence County School District (Attachments: # 1 Supplement B--USA v LCSD__December 5, 1969, # 2 Exhibit P--Student map relative to Census Block_K-8_2020-2021 school year)(Evans, Jared) Modified on 9/14/2021 (LDR). (Entered: 09/11/2021)

Sept. 11, 2021

Sept. 11, 2021

PACER
28

ATTACHMENT re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools Supplement C--Exhibit and Supplement Index by Lawrence County School District (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A1--RPMS Renovations and Repairs (pgs. 1-10 of 35), # 2 Exhibit A3--RPMSPMS Renovations and Repairs (pgs. 23-35 of 35))(Evans, Jared) Modified on 9/14/2021 (LDR). (Entered: 09/11/2021)

2

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Sept. 11, 2021

Sept. 11, 2021

PACER
29

ATTACHMENT re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools Exhibit A2--RPMS Renovations and Repairs (p. 11-22 of 35) by Lawrence County School District (Evans, Jared) Modified on 9/14/2021 (LDR). (Entered: 09/13/2021)

Sept. 13, 2021

Sept. 13, 2021

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Docket Annotation

Sept. 14, 2021

Sept. 14, 2021

PACER

DOCKET ANNOTATION as to [23-29]: Docket text modified to remove the wording "Exhibit files would not upload". Attorney advises the exhibits to Motion 23 were uploaded as Attachments [25-29]. (LDR)

Sept. 14, 2021

Sept. 14, 2021

PACER
30

ATTACHMENT of Exhibit "O"-Student population relative to Attendance Zones re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools by Lawrence County School District (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit "Q"-K-8 population numbers specific to Census Blocks)(Evans, Jared) (Entered: 09/15/2021)

1 Exhibit Exhibit "Q"--K-8 population numbers specific to Census Blocks

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Sept. 15, 2021

Sept. 15, 2021

PACER
31

MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools (Exhibit files would not upload) by Sheanda Bryant (Belway, Shakti) (Entered: 09/21/2021)

Sept. 21, 2021

Sept. 21, 2021

RECAP

Order on Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply

Sept. 22, 2021

Sept. 22, 2021

PACER

TEXT ONLY ORDER granting as unopposed Plaintiff-Inventors' Motion 31 to Extend the Time to Respond to Defendant Lawrence County School District's Motion 23 to Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools. Plaintiff-Inventors' Response is now due on or before October 25, 2021. NO FURTHER WRITTEN ORDER WILL ISSUE FROM THE COURT. Signed by District Judge Halil S. Ozerden on 09/22/2021 (BTC)

Sept. 22, 2021

Sept. 22, 2021

PACER
32

RESPONSE to Motion re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools (Exhibit files would not upload) filed by United States of America (Beauchamp-Federal Gov, Peter) (Entered: 09/27/2021)

Sept. 27, 2021

Sept. 27, 2021

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33

STATUS REPORT as required by Order of the Court filed July 14, 1987 by Lawrence County School District (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit "A")(Evans, Jared) (Entered: 10/18/2021)

1 Exhibit "A"

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Oct. 18, 2021

Oct. 18, 2021

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34

Second MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools (Exhibit files would not upload) by Sheanda Bryant (Belway, Shakti) (Entered: 10/19/2021)

Oct. 19, 2021

Oct. 19, 2021

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Order on Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply

Oct. 20, 2021

Oct. 20, 2021

PACER

Parties should include the newly assigned Magistrate Judge's initials on future filings 2:67cv2216HSO-RHWR. (wld)

Oct. 20, 2021

Oct. 20, 2021

PACER

TEXT ONLY ORDER granting as unopposed Plaintiff-Intervenors' Second Motion 34 to Extend the Time to Respond to Defendant Lawrence County School District's Motion 23 to Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools. Plaintiff-Intervenors' Response is now due on or before December 3, 2021. NO FURTHER WRITTEN ORDER WILL ISSUE FROM THE COURT. Signed by District Judge Halil S. Ozerden on 10/20/2021 (BTC)

Oct. 20, 2021

Oct. 20, 2021

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Case Assigned/Reassigned

Oct. 20, 2021

Oct. 20, 2021

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Case Reassigned to Magistrate Judge Robert H Walker. Magistrate Judge John C. Gargiulo no longer assigned to the case. (wld)

Oct. 20, 2021

Oct. 20, 2021

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Remark

Oct. 20, 2021

Oct. 20, 2021

PACER
35

NOTICE of Appearance by Ajay Paul Saini on behalf of United States of America (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A: Letter of Introduction)(Saini, Ajay) (Entered: 11/01/2021)

1 Exhibit A: Letter of Introduction

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Nov. 1, 2021

Nov. 1, 2021

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36

MOTION Order the Parties to Participate in a Rule 26(f) Conference, and to Continue the Date to Respond to the Defendants Motion Until a Time Identified in a Rule 16 Case Management Order re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools (Exhibit files would not upload), 34 Second MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools (Exhibit files would not upload) by Sheanda Bryant (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit A - LCSD Email Exchange)(Belway, Shakti) (Entered: 11/12/2021)

Nov. 12, 2021

Nov. 12, 2021

PACER
37

MEMORANDUM in Support re 36 MOTION Order the Parties to Participate in a Rule 26(f) Conference, and to Continue the Date to Respond to the Defendants Motion Until a Time Identified in a Rule 16 Case Management Order re 23 MOTION Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expe filed by Sheanda Bryant (Belway, Shakti) (Entered: 11/12/2021)

Nov. 12, 2021

Nov. 12, 2021

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38

ORDER granting Plaintiffs-Intervenors' unopposed Motion 36 for a Rule 26(f) Conference and to Continue the Date to Respond to Defendant Lawrence County School District's Motion 23 . Signed by District Judge Halil S. Ozerden on 11/15/2021. (BTC) (Entered: 11/15/2021)

Nov. 15, 2021

Nov. 15, 2021

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39

Rule 16(a) Initial Order: Telephonic Case Management Conference set for 1/6/2022 at 11:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Robert H Walker. (AB) (Entered: 11/15/2021)

Nov. 15, 2021

Nov. 15, 2021

PACER
40

NOTICE of Appearance by F. Gregory Malta on behalf of Lawrence County School District (Malta, F.) (Entered: 11/18/2021)

Nov. 18, 2021

Nov. 18, 2021

PACER
41

NOTICE of Service of Initial Disclosure by Lawrence County School District (Evans, Jared) (Entered: 12/02/2021)

Dec. 2, 2021

Dec. 2, 2021

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Set/Reset Hearings

Jan. 4, 2022

Jan. 4, 2022

PACER

Reset Hearing: The Telephonic Case Management Conference is RESET (TIME CHANGE ONLY) for 1/6/2022 at 10:45 AM before Magistrate Judge Robert H Walker. (AB)

Jan. 4, 2022

Jan. 4, 2022

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Telephonic Case Management Conference

Jan. 6, 2022

Jan. 6, 2022

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Robert H Walker: Telephonic Case Management Conference held on 1/6/2022. PARTICIPANTS: Ajay Paul Saini and Peter W. Beauchamp (counsel for Plaintiff); Shakti Belway and Brenda Shum (counsel for Intervenor Plaintiff); Jared F. Evans and F. Gregory Malta (counsel for Defendant Lawrence County School District). The Court will schedule a discovery deadline of June 1, 2022 regarding MOTION 23 to Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools by Lawrence County School District. The deadline for the Plaintiff-Intervenors to respond to Motion 23 will be August 1, 2022. A hearing on Motion 23 will be scheduled before District Judge Halil S. Ozerden for October 17, 2022. Counsel have represented that the motion hearing will take approximately 5 days. (AB)

Jan. 6, 2022

Jan. 6, 2022

PACER

Amended Scheduling Order

Jan. 6, 2022

Jan. 6, 2022

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NOTICE of Hearing on 23 MOTION to Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools (Exhibit files would not upload): Motion Hearing set for 10/17/2022 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 806 (Gulfport) before District Judge Halil S. Ozerden. (AB)

Jan. 6, 2022

Jan. 6, 2022

PACER

Notice of Hearing on Motion

Jan. 6, 2022

Jan. 6, 2022

PACER

TEXT ONLY SCHEDULING ORDER: The discovery deadline is June 1, 2022 regarding MOTION 23 to Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools by Lawrence County School District. The deadline for the Plaintiff-Intervenors to respond to Motion 23 will be August 1, 2022. NO FURTHER WRITTEN ORDER WILL ISSUE FROM THE COURT. Signed by Magistrate Judge Robert H Walker on 1/6/2022 (AB)

Jan. 6, 2022

Jan. 6, 2022

PACER
42

Withdraw as Attorney

Jan. 10, 2022

Jan. 10, 2022

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Order on Motion to Withdraw as Attorney

Jan. 11, 2022

Jan. 11, 2022

PACER
43

Notice of Appearance

Jan. 21, 2022

Jan. 21, 2022

PACER
44

Notice of Service of Interrogatories

Feb. 1, 2022

Feb. 1, 2022

PACER
45

Notice of Service of Request for Production

Feb. 1, 2022

Feb. 1, 2022

PACER
46

Notice to Take Deposition

Feb. 7, 2022

Feb. 7, 2022

PACER
47

Notice to Take Deposition

Feb. 7, 2022

Feb. 7, 2022

PACER
48

Notice of Service of Request for Production

Feb. 15, 2022

Feb. 15, 2022

PACER
49

Notice of Service of Disclosure

Feb. 23, 2022

Feb. 23, 2022

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50

Strike

1 Exhibit A - Text Only Scheduling Order

View on RECAP

2 Exhibit B - Proposed Case Management Order

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3 Exhibit C - Plaintiff-Intervenors' Supplemental Disclosures

View on RECAP

Feb. 23, 2022

Feb. 23, 2022

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51

Notice to Take Deposition

Feb. 23, 2022

Feb. 23, 2022

PACER
52

Notice to Take Deposition

Feb. 23, 2022

Feb. 23, 2022

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53

Notice to Take Deposition

Feb. 24, 2022

Feb. 24, 2022

PACER
54

Notice to Take Deposition

Feb. 24, 2022

Feb. 24, 2022

PACER
55

Status Report

Feb. 24, 2022

Feb. 24, 2022

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Notice of Hearing

Feb. 24, 2022

Feb. 24, 2022

PACER
56

Notice to Take Deposition

Feb. 28, 2022

Feb. 28, 2022

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Telephonic Discovery Conference

Feb. 28, 2022

Feb. 28, 2022

PACER
57

Notice of Service of Response to Interrogatories

March 4, 2022

March 4, 2022

PACER
58

Notice of Service of Response to Request for Production

March 4, 2022

March 4, 2022

PACER
59

Response in Opposition to Motion

March 10, 2022

March 10, 2022

PACER
60

Memorandum in Opposition to Motion

March 10, 2022

March 10, 2022

PACER
61

Notice of Service of Response to Request for Production

March 15, 2022

March 15, 2022

PACER
62

Notice of Service of Response to Request for Production

March 16, 2022

March 16, 2022

PACER
63

Notice of Service of Request for Production

March 16, 2022

March 16, 2022

PACER
64

Notice of Service of Interrogatories

March 16, 2022

March 16, 2022

PACER
65

Notice (Other) - DO NOT USE FOR APPEALS OR DISCOVERY

March 17, 2022

March 17, 2022

PACER
66

Appear Pro Hac Vice

March 21, 2022

March 21, 2022

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67

Appear Pro Hac Vice

March 21, 2022

March 21, 2022

PACER
68

Appear Pro Hac Vice

March 21, 2022

March 21, 2022

PACER

Order on Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice AND Order on Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice AND Order on Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice

March 22, 2022

March 22, 2022

PACER
69

Response to Motion

March 30, 2022

March 30, 2022

PACER
70

AGREED ORDER granting Defendant Lawrence County School District's Motion 23 to Modify Desegregation Plan and to Grant Expedited Consideration of Consolidation of Cited Schools. Signed by District Judge Halil S. Ozerden on 4/13/2022 (BTC)

April 13, 2022

April 13, 2022

RECAP

Order on Motion to Strike

April 13, 2022

April 13, 2022

PACER

Case Details

State / Territory: Mississippi

Case Type(s):

School Desegregation

Key Dates

Filing Date: 1967