Case: EEOC v. Commercial Dispatch Publishing Company

1:98-cv-00091 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi

Filed Date: March 13, 1998

Closed Date: Sept. 23, 1998

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Case Summary

The Birmingham Office of the EEOC filed this action in the District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi. The Defendant was Commercial Dispatching Company, Inc., a company involved in newspaper publishing. The lawsuit was filed in March 1998 and ended when the court dismissed the case with prejudice in September 1998 for unknown reasons. The complainant did not intervene in the case. The docket was the only information available so it is unknown what the allegations were.

Summary Authors

Kevin Wilemon (7/22/2007)

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Document

1:98-cv-00091

Docket [PACER]

EEOC v. Commercial Dispatch

Jan. 22, 2004

Jan. 22, 2004

Docket

Resources

Docket

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

ECF Number Description Date Link Date / Link
1

COMPLAINT for employment discrimination/race; jury demand (dlh)

March 13, 1998

March 13, 1998

**Set Jury Flag (dlh)

March 13, 1998

March 13, 1998

NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT Chief Judge L. T. Senter Jr. and Magistrate Judge Jerry A. Davis (dlh)

March 13, 1998

March 13, 1998

2

NOTICE OF SERVICE of pre-discovery disclosure by Commercial Dispatch to EEOC (jlj)

June 23, 1998

June 23, 1998

Case Management Conference set at 1:30 7/20/98 Location: Aberdeen before Magistrate Judge Jerry A. Davis (jlj)

June 25, 1998

June 25, 1998

4

CIVIL MINUTES for: Case Management Conference held 7/20/98; ELT 3 days; JT set 5/24/99 at 9:40 in Aberdeen before Judge Senter; FPTC set 1:30 4/26/99; Case Management Order entered setting deadlines; good chance of settlement (jlj)

July 20, 1998

July 20, 1998

Case Management Conference held on 7/20/98 (jlj)

July 20, 1998

July 20, 1998

5

CASE MANAGEMENT PLAN AND SCHEDULING ORDER Case Assigned to CJRA Track: Standard Scheduling Deadlines: Final Pretrial Conference for 1:30 4/26/99 in Aberdeen ; Discovery cutoff 12/20/98 ; Joining of parties,amending of pleadings by 9/30/98 ; Pla. Designation of Experts by 9/30/98 ; Dft Designation of Experts by 10/31/98 ; Motion Filing deadline on 1/15/99 ; Case Status Report due 1/30/99 . ( signed by Magistrate Judge Jerry A. Davis on 7/20/98) (jlj)

July 20, 1998

July 20, 1998

6

ORDER returning case to clerk for reassignment ( signed by Senior Judge L. T. Senter Jr. on 7/31/98) Date of Entry: 8/5/98 (jlj) (Entered: 08/06/1998)

Aug. 5, 1998

Aug. 5, 1998

CASE reassigned to Judge Glen H. Davidson per order #6 (jlj) (Entered: 08/06/1998)

Aug. 5, 1998

Aug. 5, 1998

NOTICE of MVD/Jury Trial set at 9:30 5/10/99 Location: Aberdeen before Judge Glen H. Davidson (rke)

Aug. 7, 1998

Aug. 7, 1998

NOTICE of Final Pretrial Conference set at 1:30 4/26/99 Location: before Magistrate Judge Jerry A. Davis (jlj)

Aug. 10, 1998

Aug. 10, 1998

7

ORDER of dismissal with prejudice ( signed by Judge Glen H. Davidson on 9/23/98) Date of Entry: 9/23/98 (dlh)

Sept. 23, 1998

Sept. 23, 1998

Case closed (dlh)

Sept. 23, 1998

Sept. 23, 1998

File Sent to FRC - temp (jla)

Jan. 22, 2004

Jan. 22, 2004

Case Details

State / Territory: Mississippi

Case Type(s):

Equal Employment

Special Collection(s):

EEOC Study — in sample

Key Dates

Filing Date: March 13, 1998

Closing Date: Sept. 23, 1998

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

Commercial Dispatch Publishing Company, Inc., Private Entity/Person

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Defendant

Nature of Relief:

None

Source of Relief:

None

Issues

General:

Disparate Treatment

EEOC-centric:

Direct Suit on Merits