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Case Name Kent v. Vilsack PB-IL-0016
Docket / Court 3:21-cv-540 ( S.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
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
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Discrimination-area
Lending
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. § 1983
Administrative Procedure Act, 5 U.S.C. §§ 551 et seq.
Ex parte Young (federal or state officials)
Ex Parte Young (Federal) or Bivens
Defendant(s) U.S. Department of Agriculture
Plaintiff Description Three white farmers residing in the Southern District of Illinois.
Class action status sought No
Class action status outcome Not sought
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party None Yet / None
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief None yet
Source of Relief None yet
Filed 06/07/2021
Case Ongoing Yes
Court Docket(s)
S.D. Ill.
07/19/2021
3:21-cv-00540-NJR
PB-IL-0016-9000.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
S.D. Ill.
06/07/2021
Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief [ECF# 1]
PB-IL-0016-0001.pdf | Detail
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Rosenstengel, Nancy Jo (S.D. Ill.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Fa, Wencong M (California) show/hide docs
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Kieser, Christopher M (California) show/hide docs
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Roper, Glenn Evans (Colorado) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Knapp, Michael Fraser (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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