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Case Name Faust v. Vilsack PB-WI-0006
Docket / Court 21-548 ( E.D. Wis. )
State/Territory Wisconsin
Case Type(s) Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Challenges to minority benefits in Biden Administration American Rescue Plan
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Benefit Source
American Rescue Plan (ARP)
Constitutional Clause
Equal Protection
Content of Injunction
Preliminary relief granted
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-basis
Race discrimination
General
Funding
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Race
White
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. ยง 1983
Ex parte Young (federal or state officials)
Ex Parte Young (Federal) or Bivens
Defendant(s) U.S. Department of Agriculture
Plaintiff Description Five white farmers from Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, and Ohio.
Class action status sought No
Class action status outcome Not sought
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order
Source of Relief Litigation
Filed 04/29/2021
Case Ongoing Yes
Court Docket(s)
E.D. Wis.
07/14/2021
1:21-cv-00548-WCG
PB-WI-0006-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
E.D. Wis.
04/29/2021
Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief [ECF# 1]
PB-WI-0006-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
E.D. Wis.
06/10/2021
Decision and Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order [ECF# 21] (2021 WL 2409729)
PB-WI-0006-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
E.D. Wis.
07/06/2021
Order Staying Plaintiffs' Motion for a Preliminary Injunction [ECF# 49] (2021 WL 2806204)
PB-WI-0006-0003.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Griesbach, William C. (E.D. Wis.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Berg, Luke N. (Wisconsin) show/hide docs
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Lennington, Daniel P (Wisconsin) show/hide docs
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Spitz, Katherine D (Wisconsin) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Larsen, Christian R (Wisconsin) show/hide docs
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Newton, Emily Sue (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Snow, Kyla (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Chen, Randolph T (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Culpepper, Jessica Leigh (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Jordan, Alexandra M (Massachusetts) show/hide docs
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