Case Details

CourtDistrict of the District of Columbia
Docket number1:12-cv-01010
Date case filed2012-06-20
Date case closed
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
Case cause28:1331 Federal Question: Other Civil Rights
Nature of suit440 Civil Rights: Other
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: ANITRA POLLARD
Party type: Plaintiff
as guardian and conservator of Kevin Witherspoon, a mentally retarded and incapacitated individual
Attorney name: Roy Carleton Howell
Attorney Contact:
LAW OFFICE OF ROY C. HOWELL
8003 Parkside Lane, NW
Washington, DC 20012
(202) 545-0755
Fax: (202) 545-0525
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: LAKEISHA WITHERSPOON
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Roy Carleton Howell
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Steven J. Anderson
Attorney Contact:
OFFICE OF ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR DC
441 Fourth Street, NW
Suite 840N
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 724-6607
Fax: (202) 741-5923
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Joseph Alphonso Gonzalez
Attorney Contact:
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
Civil Litigation, Section 2
441 Fourth Street, NW
6th Floor
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 724-5692
Fax: (202) 741-0561
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: CATHY L. LANIER
Party type: Defendant
Chief, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, sued in official and individual capacity
Attorney name: Steven J. Anderson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Joseph Alphonso Gonzalez
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: HAMPTON DURHAM
Party type: Defendant
Officer, Under-Cover Narcotics and Special Investigations Division Strike Force, Badge 3389, Buy/Bust Operations Officer, sued in official and individual capacity
Attorney name: Steven J. Anderson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: CHRISTOPHER HALL
Party type: Defendant
Officer, Under-Cover Narcotics and Special Investigations Division Strike Force, Badge 3899, Buy/Bust Operations Officer, sued in official and individual capacity
Attorney name: Steven J. Anderson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: KATHLEEN WIEDEFELD
Party type: Defendant
Officer, Under-Cover Narcotics and Special Investigations Division Strike Force, Badge 3345 Buy/Bust Operations Officer, sued in official and individual capacity
Attorney name: Steven J. Anderson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Joseph Alphonso Gonzalez
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: DESIREE WALKER
Party type: Defendant
Officer, Under-Cover Narcotics and Special Investigations Division Strike Force, Badge 2195, Buy/Bust Operations Officer, sued in official and individual capacity
Attorney name: Steven J. Anderson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: ISAAC JACKSON
Party type: Defendant
Officer, Under-Cover Narcotics and Special Investigations Division Strike Force, Badge 2268, Buy/Bust Operations Officer, sued in official and individual capacity
Attorney name: Joseph Alphonso Gonzalez
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: SHERMAN ANDERSON
Party type: Defendant
Officer, Under-Cover Narcotics and Special Investigations Division Strike Force, Badge 2002, Buy/Bust Operations Officer, sued in official and individual capacity
Attorney name: Steven J. Anderson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: THOMAS N. FAUST
Party type: Defendant
Director, D.C. Department of Corrections, sued in official and individual capacity
Attorney name: Steven J. Anderson
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Joseph Alphonso Gonzalez
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
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12012-06-20 COMPLAINT against SHERMAN ANDERSON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, HAMPTON DURHAM, THOMAS N. FAUST, CHRISTOPHER HALL, ISAAC JACKSON, CATHY L. LANIER, DESIREE WALKER, KATHLEEN WIEDEFELD ( Filing fee $ 350, receipt number 4616049324) filed by LAKEISHA WITHERSPOON, ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet)(jf, ) (Entered: 06/20/2012)
22012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA served on 6/20/2012 (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
32012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the District of Columbia Attorney General. Date of Service Upon District of Columbia Attorney General 6/20/2012. Answer due for ALL D.C. DEFENDANTS by 7/11/2012. (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
42012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on the Mayor of the District of Columbia. Date of Service Upon the Mayor for the District of Columbia on 06/20/2012. (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
52012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. SHERMAN ANDERSON served on 6/22/2012 (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
62012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. HAMPTON DURHAM served on 6/22/2012 (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
72012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. THOMAS N. FAUST served on 6/20/2012 (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
82012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. CHRISTOPHER HALL served on 6/22/2012 (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
92012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. ISAAC JACKSON served on 6/22/2012 (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
102012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. CATHY L. LANIER served on 6/20/2012 (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
112012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. DESIREE WALKER served on 6/23/2012 (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
122012-06-25 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. KATHLEEN WIEDEFELD served on 6/22/2012 (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 06/25/2012)
132012-07-10 AFFIDAVIT FOR DEFAULT by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 07/11/2012)
142012-07-11 MOTION to Quash by CHRISTOPHER HALL (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(Anderson, Steven) (Entered: 07/11/2012)
152012-07-12 MOTION to Dismiss by SHERMAN ANDERSON (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(Anderson, Steven) Modified on 7/13/2012 (jf, ). (Entered: 07/12/2012)
162012-07-12 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint, by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, THOMAS N. FAUST, CATHY L. LANIER, KATHLEEN WIEDEFELD (Anderson, Steven) (Entered: 07/12/2012)
172012-07-16 NOTICE of Proposed Order re 18 Memorandum in Opposition filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Howell, Roy) Modified on 7/16/2012 to correct event(rdj). (Entered: 07/16/2012)
182012-07-16 Memorandum in opposition to re 16 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re 1 Complaint, Corrected Memorandum filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 07/16/2012)
192012-07-20 MOTION to Quash by HAMPTON DURHAM (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(Anderson, Steven) (Entered: 07/20/2012)
202012-07-22 Memorandum in opposition to re 14 MOTION to Quash filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Affidavit)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 07/22/2012)
212012-07-22 Memorandum in opposition to re 19 MOTION to Quash filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Affidavit)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 07/22/2012)
222012-07-23 MOTION to Quash by DESIREE WALKER (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(Anderson, Steven) (Entered: 07/23/2012)
232012-07-23 Memorandum in opposition to re 15 MOTION to Dismiss filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Affidavit)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 07/23/2012)
242012-07-29 Memorandum in opposition to re 22 MOTION to Quash filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Affidavit, # 3 Affidavit)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 07/29/2012)
252012-08-10 MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER granting 14 defendant Hall's Motion to Quash 8 Affidavit of Service; granting 15 defendant Anderson's Motion to Quash 5 Affidavit of Service; granting 19 defendant Durham's Motion to Quash 6 Affidavit of Service; and granting 22 defendant Walker's Motion to Quash 11 Affidavit of Service. Signed by Judge Ellen S. Huvelle on August 10, 2012. (AG) (Main Document 25 replaced on 8/14/2012) (jf, ). (Entered: 08/10/2012)
262012-08-13 MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages Regarding Motion to Dismiss/ Motion for Summary Judgment by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, THOMAS N. FAUST, ISAAC JACKSON, CATHY L. LANIER, KATHLEEN WIEDEFELD (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support Motion to Dismiss/ Summary Judgment, # 2 Exhibit)(Gonzalez, Joseph) (Entered: 08/13/2012)
272012-08-17 Memorandum in opposition to re 26 MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages Regarding Motion to Dismiss/ Motion for Summary Judgment filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 08/17/2012)
282012-08-24 ORDER denying 26 Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages without prejudice, granting leave for plaintiff to file an amended complaint by September 17, 2012, requiring defendants to file a short statement by September 24, 2012, and setting a status for September 27, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. See Order for details. Signed by Judge Ellen S. Huvelle on August 24, 2012. (lcesh1) (Entered: 08/24/2012)
292012-09-04 ENTERED IN ERROR.....CONSENT TO THE FILING OF AN AMENDED COMPLAINT. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit)(Howell, Roy) Modified on 9/6/2012 (znmw, ). (Entered: 09/04/2012)
302012-09-04 AMENDED COMPLAINT against All Defendants filed by LAKEISHA WITHERSPOON, ANITRA POLLARD. (jf, ) (Additional attachment(s) added on 9/6/2012: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit) (znmw, ). Modified on 9/6/2012 (znmw, ). (Entered: 09/05/2012)
312012-09-24 NOTICE by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, CATHY L. LANIER, KATHLEEN WIEDEFELD re Set/Reset Deadlines/Hearings (Anderson, Steven) (Entered: 09/24/2012)
322012-09-27 SCHEDULING ORDER: Initial disclosures pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 26(a)(1) due by October 29, 2012. Depositions completed by December 27, 2012. Status Conference set for January 8, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom 23A before Judge Ellen S. Huvelle. See Order for details. Signed by Judge Ellen S. Huvelle on September 27, 2012. (lcesh1) (Entered: 09/27/2012)
332012-10-07 MOTION to Enforce Order of September 27, 2012 by ANITRA POLLARD (Howell, Roy) (Entered: 10/07/2012)
342012-12-12 MOTION for Summary Judgment by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, CATHY L. LANIER, KATHLEEN WIEDEFELD (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit # 1, # 2 Exhibit # 2, # 3 Exhibit # 3, # 4 Exhibit # 4)(Gonzalez, Joseph) (Entered: 12/12/2012)
352012-12-13 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply by ANITRA POLLARD (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 12/13/2012)
362013-01-22 Memorandum in opposition to re 34 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Statement of Facts, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit, # 6 Exhibit, # 7 Exhibit, # 8 Exhibit, # 9 Exhibit, # 10 Exhibit, # 11 Exhibit, # 12 Exhibit, # 13 Exhibit)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 01/22/2013)
372013-02-07 REPLY to opposition to motion re 34 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit)(Gonzalez, Joseph) (Entered: 02/07/2013)
382013-02-10 MOTION for Summary Judgment by ANITRA POLLARD (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 02/10/2013)
392013-02-22 MOTION to Strike 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment or, in the Alternative, for an Enlargement of Time to File an Opposition by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (Gonzalez, Joseph). Added MOTION for Extension of Time to on 2/25/2013 (jf, ). (Entered: 02/22/2013)
402013-02-23 Memorandum in opposition to re 39 MOTION for an Enlargement of Time to File an Opposition filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Howell, Roy) Modified on 2/25/2013 (jf, ). (Entered: 02/23/2013)
412013-02-24 Memorandum in opposition to re 39 MOTION to Strike 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment or, in the Alternative, for an Enlargement of Time to File an Opposition filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 02/24/2013)
422013-02-26 MOTION to Strike Material re 39 MOTION to Strike 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment by ANITRA POLLARD (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Howell, Roy) Modified on 2/27/2013 (jf, ). (Entered: 02/26/2013)
432013-03-04 REPLY to opposition to motion re 39 MOTION to Strike 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment or, in the Alternative, for an Enlargement of Time to File an Opposition filed by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (Gonzalez, Joseph) (Entered: 03/04/2013)
442013-03-12 RESPONSE re 42 MOTION to Strike Material re 39 MOTION to Strike 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. (Gonzalez, Joseph) (Entered: 03/12/2013)
452013-03-17 REPLY to opposition to motion re 42 MOTION to Strike Material re 39 MOTION to Strike 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit, # 3 Exhibit, # 4 Exhibit, # 5 Exhibit, # 6 Exhibit, # 7 Exhibit, # 8 Exhibit)(Howell, Roy) (Entered: 03/17/2013)
462013-03-19 ERRATA re 46 REPLY to opposition to motion re 42 MOTION to Strike Material re 39 MOTION to Strike 38 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by ANITRA POLLARD. (Attachments: # 1 Errata)(Howell, Roy) Modified on 3/20/2013 to correct docket event (jf, ). (Entered: 03/19/2013)