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Case: United States v. City of Philadelphia

2:79-02937 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Filed Date: Aug. 13, 1979

Closed Date: Dec. 29, 1980

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Case Summary

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Summary Authors

Hank Minor (11/25/2022)

People


Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Aleinikoff, T. Alexander (District of Columbia)

Davis, Alan J. (Pennsylvania)

Days, Drew S. III (District of Columbia)

Fleetwood, Martha A. (District of Columbia)

Landsberg, Brian K. (District of Columbia)

Marblestone, David (District of Columbia)

Vaira, Peter F. Jr. (Pennsylvania)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Aronchick, Mark A. (Pennsylvania)

Axelrod, Barbara (Pennsylvania)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Aleinikoff, T. Alexander (District of Columbia)

Davis, Alan J. (Pennsylvania)

Days, Drew S. III (District of Columbia)

Fleetwood, Martha A. (District of Columbia)

Landsberg, Brian K. (District of Columbia)

Marblestone, David (District of Columbia)

Vaira, Peter F. Jr. (Pennsylvania)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Aronchick, Mark A. (Pennsylvania)

Axelrod, Barbara (Pennsylvania)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

80-01348

Brief for the United States as Appellant

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

April 22, 1980

April 22, 1980

Pleading / Motion / Brief

80-01348

Brief for the United States as Appellant

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

April 22, 1980

April 22, 1980

Pleading / Motion / Brief

80-01348

Reply Brief for the United States

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

July 10, 1980

July 10, 1980

Pleading / Motion / Brief

80-01348

Supplemental Brief for the United States

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Oct. 28, 1980

Oct. 28, 1980

Pleading / Motion / Brief

80-01348

Supplemental Brief for Appellees

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit

Nov. 19, 1980

Nov. 19, 1980

Pleading / Motion / Brief

Third Circuit Opinion

None

None

None

Docket

Last updated Sept. 8, 2022, 3:03 a.m.

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

Case Details

State / Territory: Pennsylvania

Case Type(s):

Policing

Special Collection(s):

Civil Rights Division Archival Collection

Key Dates

Filing Date: Aug. 13, 1979

Closing Date: Dec. 29, 1980

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

The plaintiff is the 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: No

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

City of Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Philadelphia), City

Defendant Type(s):

Law-enforcement

Jurisdiction-wide

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1985

Constitutional Clause(s):

Equal Protection

Availably Documents:

Complaint (any)

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Content of Injunction:

Discrimination Prohibition

Issues

General:

Disparate Impact

Failure to discipline

Pattern or Practice

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination

Race:

Black