Case: EEOC v. Maryland Messenger Service, Inc.

1:01-cv-01251 | U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland

Filed Date: April 25, 2001

Closed Date: Oct. 18, 2001

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Case Summary

In April 2001, the EEOC district office of Baltimore, Maryland brought this suit against the Maryland Messenger Service, Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. The complaint is currently unavailable. After the return of service on the defendant in August 2001, the court ordered that the EEOC was allowed to serve the defendant a motion for entry of a default judgment in September 2001. Subsequently, the EEOC moved for a consent decree in October 2001, which was granted the same day. Facts concerning the specifics of the consent decree are unavailable.

Summary Authors

Joel Pettit (5/29/2007)

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1:01-cv-01251

Docket [PACER]

Oct. 18, 2001

Oct. 18, 2001

Docket

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Docket

Last updated Aug. 9, 2022, 3:07 a.m.

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT filed; (mdd, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 04/27/2001)

April 25, 2001

April 25, 2001

2

REQUEST FOR WAIVER of service as to Maryland Messenger (slf, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 05/02/2001)

May 2, 2001

May 2, 2001

3

CORRESPONDENCE by EEOC requesting issuing of summons. (slf, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/26/2001)

July 26, 2001

July 26, 2001

4

SUMMONS(ES) (20 days) issued for Maryland Messenger (slf, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 07/26/2001)

July 26, 2001

July 26, 2001

5

RETURN OF SERVICE executed as to Maryland Messenger 8/22/01 Answer due on 9/11/01 for Maryland Messenger (slf, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 08/30/2001)

Aug. 30, 2001

Aug. 30, 2001

6

ORDERED, that plaintiff file and serve by mal on defendant a motion for entry of default and a motion for default judgment, or provide a report as to why such motions would be inappriporate within 30 days of this order. ( signed by Judge Frederic N. Smalkin 9/24/01) (c/i 9/24/01) (slf, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 09/24/2001)

Sept. 24, 2001

Sept. 24, 2001

7

MOTION by EEOC for approval and entry of Consent Decree (c/s) (slf, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/18/2001)

Oct. 18, 2001

Oct. 18, 2001

8

ORDER granting [7-1] motion of plaintiff for approval and entry of Consent Decree ( signed by Judge Frederic N. Smalkin 10/18/01) (c/m skp) (microfilmed 10/18/01) (slf, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/18/2001)

Oct. 18, 2001

Oct. 18, 2001

9

CONSENT DECREE ORDER by parties. ( signed by Judge Frederic N. Smalkin 10/18/01) (c/m skp) (microfilmed 10/18/01) (slf, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/18/2001)

Oct. 18, 2001

Oct. 18, 2001

Case closed (slf, Deputy Clerk) (Entered: 10/18/2001)

Oct. 18, 2001

Oct. 18, 2001

Case Details

State / Territory: Maryland

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: April 25, 2001

Closing Date: Oct. 18, 2001

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, on behalf of one or more workers.

Plaintiff Type(s):

EEOC Plaintiff

Attorney Organizations:

EEOC

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Maryland Messenger Service, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Unknown

Source of Relief:

Settlement

Form of Settlement:

Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits