Case: US Marshals

EEOC Certifies Class In US Marshals Race Bias Saga

February 27th, 2017

By Braden Campbell Law360, New York (February 27, 2017, 8:13 PM EST) — A judge with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission on Friday certified a class of hundreds of black workers in a long-running suit alleging the U.S. Marshals Service systematically discriminates against black employees. EEOC Administrative Judge Sharon E. Debbage Alexander certified a […]

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Sanford Heisler’s Race Discrimination Class Action Against The U.S. Marshals Service Advances Closer To Trial

February 27th, 2017

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday February 24, 2017, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Administrative Judge Sharon E. Debbage Alexander granted Sanford Heisler’s motion to amend the complaint in Fogg v. Department of Justice. The EEOC also affirmed the expanded class definition and authorized a discovery period extension. Based on Friday’s ruling, the class […]

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EEOC Upholds, Amends US Marshal Class Alleging Race Bias

November 23rd, 2015

By Kevin Penton Law360, New York (November 23, 2015, 9:37 PM ET) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has declined to decertify a class of hundreds of African-American members of the U.S. Marshals Service who allege in a case stretching back to 1994 that they have been systematically discriminated against, but ordered that the […]

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EEOC Okays 18-Year-Old Class Case Against Marshals Service

July 19th, 2012 — National Law Journal

As it appeared on the National Law Journal After 18 years of legal wrangling, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has green-lighted a race discrimination class action against the U.S. Marshals Service. The EEOC commissioners reversed a decision by an agency administrative law judge denying class certification and dismissing the complaint, ruling that the evidence […]

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US Marshals Win EEOC Class Cert. On Race Bias Claims

July 19th, 2012

By Sindhu Sundar Law360, New York (July 19, 2012, 10:23 PM ET) — The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission last week revived class claims by a former U.S. Marshals Service criminal investigator accusing the law enforcement agency of systematically discriminating against blacks and certified a sweeping class of black marshals over the past 18 years. […]

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U.S. Marshals Hit With $300M Suit

January 16th, 2009 — Legal Bisnow

As appeared in Legal Bisnow On Wednesday we checked in on a small firm doing big-time work—David Sanford’s Sanford Wittels & Heisler, a litigation boutique with 15 well-pedigreed lawyers. (Last week’s hire: a Yale Law grad coming over from MoFo.) David, from Jones Day and Boies Schilller, attracts talent with high-profile plaintiff’s-side civil rights work—20/20 […]

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