Case: United States v. DC Metro Police Department

1:93-cv-01151 | U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia

Filed Date: June 8, 1993

Closed Date: 1994

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Case Summary

On June 8, 1993, the United States Department of Justice ("DOJ") filed an employment discrimination lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against the District of Columbia Metro Police Department. The parties conducted discovery for eight months. On April 9, 1994, the District of Columbia was substituted for the District of Columbia Metro Police Department as defendant. On June 2, 1994, the District Court (Judge Norma H. Johnson) entered a settlement decree and judgment. This case is closed.

The only document available for this case is the docket. It appears that this case involves discrimination on the basis of religion.

Summary Authors

Jennifer Hau (11/27/2007)

People


Judge(s)

Johnson, Norma Holloway (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Geetter, Darya (District of Columbia)

Royster, Steven B. (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Blustein, Benjamin Jay (District of Columbia)

Goldstein, Jeffrey M. (District of Columbia)

Judge(s)

Johnson, Norma Holloway (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Geetter, Darya (District of Columbia)

Royster, Steven B. (District of Columbia)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Blustein, Benjamin Jay (District of Columbia)

Goldstein, Jeffrey M. (District of Columbia)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:93-cv-01151

Docket

June 10, 1994

June 10, 1994

Docket

Resources

Docket

Last updated Aug. 10, 2022, 3:10 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed (bm) (Entered: 06/10/1993)

June 8, 1993

June 8, 1993

SUMMONS (3) issued for defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT (bm) (Entered: 06/10/1993)

June 8, 1993

June 8, 1993

SUMMONS issued (2) for defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT/Ron Harris and Corp. Counsel (dmb) (Entered: 07/09/1993)

July 7, 1993

July 7, 1993

2

MOTION filed by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT to extend time to 7/30/93 to respond to the complaint (dmb) (Entered: 07/12/1993)

July 9, 1993

July 9, 1993

3

ORDER by Judge Norma H. Johnson : granting motion to extend time to 7/30/93 to respond to the complaint [2-1] by DC METRO POLICE DEPT (N) (bm) (Entered: 07/13/1993)

July 9, 1993

July 9, 1993

4

RESPONSE by plaintiff USA to motion for enlargement of time for DC METRO POLICE DEPT to respond to complaint. (bm) (Entered: 07/15/1993)

July 14, 1993

July 14, 1993

5

ANSWER for defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT (dmb) (Entered: 08/02/1993)

July 30, 1993

July 30, 1993

7

ORDER by Judge Norma H. Johnson : status hearing set for 3:15 on 10/22/93 (N) (adc) (Entered: 10/05/1993)

Oct. 5, 1993

Oct. 5, 1993

8

MOTION filed by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT to extend time to 11/15/93 within which to answer (dmb) (Entered: 10/21/1993)

Oct. 20, 1993

Oct. 20, 1993

9

MOTION filed by plaintiff(s) USA to compel responses to United States first request for production of documents and first set of interrogatories (dmb) (Entered: 10/21/1993)

Oct. 20, 1993

Oct. 20, 1993

11

ORDER by Judge Norma H. Johnson : For non-filing of discovery and directing discovery materials shall not be filed except by leave of court (N) (adc) (Entered: 11/03/1993)

Oct. 22, 1993

Oct. 22, 1993

12

ORDER by Judge Norma H. Johnson :noting dates set at status call (N) (adc) (Entered: 11/03/1993)

Oct. 22, 1993

Oct. 22, 1993

STATUS HEARING before Judge Norma H. Johnson : discovery due 2/15/94 ; dispositive motions due 3/1/94 ; trial set for 2:00 5/10/94 ; Reporter: Gloria Williams (adc) (Entered: 11/03/1993)

Oct. 22, 1993

Oct. 22, 1993

10

ORDER by Judge Norma H. Johnson : granting motion to extend time to 11/15/93 within which to answer plaintiff's discovery [8-1] by DC METRO POLICE DEPT (N) (adc) (Entered: 10/25/1993)

Oct. 25, 1993

Oct. 25, 1993

CASE REFERRED to Mag. Judge Patrick J. Attridge for discovery and pretrial (mbd) (Entered: 11/04/1993)

Nov. 3, 1993

Nov. 3, 1993

13

MOTION filed by plaintiff(s) USA to compel responses to United States first request for production of documents and first set of interrogatories ; attachments (4) (dmb) Modified on 12/14/1993 (Entered: 12/13/1993)

Dec. 10, 1993

Dec. 10, 1993

14

ORDER by Mag. Judge Patrick J. Attridge : granting motion to compel responses to United States first request for production of documents and first set of interrogatories [13-1] by USA; defendant to furnish the plaintiff its responses on or before 1/10/94; (N) (clv) (Entered: 01/04/1994)

Jan. 4, 1994

Jan. 4, 1994

15

JOINT MOTION by plaintiff USA, defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT to extend time to 3/15/94 for discovery (dmb) (Entered: 02/07/1994)

Feb. 4, 1994

Feb. 4, 1994

17

JOINT MOTION by plaintiff(s) USA to extend time for filing discovery to 4/15/94 (dmb) (Entered: 03/14/1994)

March 10, 1994

March 10, 1994

18

ORDER by Judge Norma H. Johnson : granting joint motion to extend time for filing discovery to 4/15/94 [17-1] by USA ; discovery due 4/15/94 (N) (adc) (Entered: 03/16/1994)

March 15, 1994

March 15, 1994

19

MOTION filed by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT to compel 30 (B) (6) designation and deposition of plaintiff; attachment (1) (dmb) (Entered: 03/18/1994)

March 17, 1994

March 17, 1994

20

ORDER by Mag. Judge Patrick J. Attridge: pretrial conference set for 9:30 on 5/3/94; parties to file pretrial statements by 4/23/94. (N) (pao) (Entered: 03/25/1994)

March 25, 1994

March 25, 1994

21

(ENTER IN ERROR)( NOTICE TO TAKE DEPOSITION of Willie Doster by plaintiff USA.; attachment (1) (dmb) Modified on 04/07/1994 (Entered: 03/31/1994)

March 30, 1994

March 30, 1994

23

(ENTER IN ERROR )NOTICE TO TAKE DEPOSITION of Lieutenant William Q. Taylor by plaintiff(s) USA . (dmb) Modified on 04/07/1994 (Entered: 04/01/1994)

March 30, 1994

March 30, 1994

22

MOTION filed by plaintiff USA for protective order with respect to defendant's notice of deposition ; attachment (1)(dmb) Modified on 04/01/1994 (Entered: 04/01/1994)

March 31, 1994

March 31, 1994

36

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiff by Darya Geetter (ab) (Entered: 04/19/1994)

March 31, 1994

March 31, 1994

24

NOTICE TO TAKE DEPOSITION of U.S. of America by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT . (lpp) Modified on 04/29/1994 (Entered: 04/29/1994)

March 31, 1994

March 31, 1994

25

MEMORANDUM by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT in opposition to motion for protective order with respect to defendant's notice of deposition [22-1] by USA; attachment. (pob) (Entered: 04/13/1994)

April 11, 1994

April 11, 1994

26

MOTION filed by plaintiff USA to compel and for sanctions ; Exhibits (4). (pob) (Entered: 04/13/1994)

April 11, 1994

April 11, 1994

27

MOTION filed by plaintiff USA for expedited hearing on its second motion to compel and for sanctions against the District of Columbia pursuant to FRCP 37(d) ; exhibits (3) (bm) (Entered: 04/13/1994)

April 12, 1994

April 12, 1994

29

RESPONSE by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT in opposition to motion to compel [26-1] and for sanctions [26-2] by USA . (bm) (Entered: 04/14/1994)

April 13, 1994

April 13, 1994

30

RESPONSE by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT in opposition to motion for protective order pursuant to Rule 26(c) to quash defendant's deposition noticed pursuant to Rule 30(b)(b) for 4/14/94 [28-1] by USA; attachment. (bm) Modified on 04/28/1994 (Entered: 04/14/1994)

April 13, 1994

April 13, 1994

31

RESPONSE by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT in opposition to second motion to compel and for sanctions[26-1] by USA . (adc) (Entered: 04/15/1994)

April 14, 1994

April 14, 1994

32

MOTION filed by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT to extend discovery to May 13, 1994 , and to continue pretrial to or on May 26, 1994 and that the trial be continued to 6/6/94 (adc) (Entered: 04/15/1994)

April 14, 1994

April 14, 1994

33

MEMORANDUM ORDER by Mag. Judge Patrick J. Attridge : denying motion to continue pretrial and trial [32-2] by DC METRO POLICE DEPT, denying motion for sanctions [26-2] by USA; directing parties to produce 30(b)(6) witnesses for deposition by 4/30/94. (N) (pao) (Entered: 04/19/1994)

April 18, 1994

April 18, 1994

34

MEMORANDUM by plaintiff(s) USA in support of motion for protective order pursuant to Rule 26(c) to quash defendant's deposition noticed pursuant to Rule 30(b)(b) for 4/14/94 [28-1] by USA,; motion to compel [26-1] by USA,; motion for protective order with respect to defendant's notice of deposition [22-1] by USA, and motion to compel responses to United States first request for production of documents and first set of interrogatories [9-1] by USA (adc) (Entered: 04/19/1994)

April 18, 1994

April 18, 1994

35

MEMORANDUM by plaintiff(s) USA agreeing in part and opposing in part motion to extend discovery to May 13, 1994 [32-1] by DC METRO POLICE DEPT, motion to continue pretrial to or on May 26, 1994 and that the trial be continued to 6/6/94 [32-2] by DC METRO POLICE DEPT (adc) (Entered: 04/19/1994)

April 18, 1994

April 18, 1994

37

ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT by Benjamin Jay Blustein (bjl) (Entered: 04/22/1994)

April 21, 1994

April 21, 1994

38

PRETRIAL STATEMENTS by defendant DC (jeb) (Entered: 04/25/1994)

April 22, 1994

April 22, 1994

39

PRETRIAL STATEMENTS by plaintiff. (bjl) (Entered: 04/25/1994)

April 22, 1994

April 22, 1994

40

MOTION filed by plaintiff in limine (bjl) (Entered: 05/04/1994)

May 3, 1994

May 3, 1994

41

SUPPLEMENTAL PRETRIAL STATEMENTS by plaintiff(s) (bjl) (Entered: 05/05/1994)

May 4, 1994

May 4, 1994

42

STIPULATION OF FACT filed (bm) (Entered: 05/05/1994)

May 4, 1994

May 4, 1994

43

RESPONSE by plaintiff(s) USA in opposition to motion in limine [40-1] by USA . (adc) (Entered: 05/05/1994)

May 4, 1994

May 4, 1994

44

MOTION filed by defendant in limine (bjl) (Entered: 05/05/1994)

May 5, 1994

May 5, 1994

45

RESPONSE by defendant DC METRO POLICE DEPT in opposition to motion in limine [40-1] by USA; exhibits (A-C) (adc) (Entered: 05/06/1994)

May 5, 1994

May 5, 1994

46

REPLY by plaintiff USA to its motion in limine to bar evidence pertaining to grooming codes of Federal Agencies [40-1] by USA (bm) (Entered: 05/09/1994)

May 6, 1994

May 6, 1994

47

STIPULATION filed and fiated by Judge Norma H. Johnson regarding substitution of the defendant DC in place of DC METRO POLICE DEPT . (N) (adc) (Entered: 05/10/1994)

May 9, 1994

May 9, 1994

48

SUPPLEMENT TO PRETRIAL STATEMENTS by defendant (bjl) (Entered: 05/12/1994)

May 11, 1994

May 11, 1994

49

REPLY by defendant DC in support of its motion in limine to exclude settlement memorandum [44-1] by DC (bm) (Entered: 05/13/1994)

May 12, 1994

May 12, 1994

50

SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT DECREE AND JUDGMENT by Judge Norma H. Johnson: each party shall bear its own costs and expenses, including attorney's fees. (adc) (Entered: 06/03/1994)

June 2, 1994

June 2, 1994

CASE referral ended Mag. Judge Patrick J. Attridge (mbd) (Entered: 06/10/1994)

June 10, 1994

June 10, 1994

Case Details

State / Territory: District of Columbia

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Key Dates

Filing Date: June 8, 1993

Closing Date: 1994

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

The federal government

Plaintiff Type(s):

U.S. Dept of Justice plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

U.S. Dept. of Justice Civil Rights Division

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

District of Columbia (District of Columbia, District of Columbia), City

Defendant Type(s):

Law-enforcement

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Title VII (including PDA), 42 U.S.C. § 2000e

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Unknown

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree