Potter, et al v. DC

District of Columbia, dcd-1:2001-cv-01189

ORDER granting {{62}} motion for clarification of preliminary injunction, denying without prejudice {{63}} motion for permanent injunction, denying without prejudice {{67}} motion for judgment as a matter of law, denying {{73}} motion for order to show cause, denying 74 alternative motion for injunction preserving status quo. Signed by Judge James Robertson on 8/11/05.

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CALVERT L. POTTER, et al.,:: Plaintiffs,:: v.: Civil Action No. 01-1189 (JR): DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA,:: Defendant.: ORDER For the reasons stated in the accompanying memorandum, plaintiffs' motion for clarification of the existing preliminary injunction [# 62] is granted, as follows: - The Department will not be required to assign the plaintiffs to field operations until or unless they can pass an appropriate face-fit test; - Plaintiffs may be placed in administrative duty status until or unless they can pass an appropriate face-fit test; and - Defendant must afford plaintiffs the opportunity to take and pass an appropriate face-fit test. If is FURTHER ORDERED that plaintiffs' motion for a permanent injunction [# 63] is denied without prejudice; that the District's motion for judgment as a matter of law [# 67] is denied without prejudice; and that plaintiffs' emergency motion for order to show cause why the fire chief should not be held in contempt, or, in the alternative, for an injunction preserving the status quo [# 73, # 74] is denied. JAMES ROBERTSON United States District Judge -2-