Case Details

CourtDistrict of Minnesota
Docket number0:02-cv-00908
Date case filed2002-04-29
Date case closed2004-06-09
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Joan N. Ericksen
Case cause20:1681 Sex/Blindness Discrimination in Educational Programs
Nature of suit440 Civil Rights: Other
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionFederal Question

Case Parties

Party: D.S.
Party type: Plaintiff
a minor, by his mother, D.L., for himself and on behalf of a class of similarly-situated individuals
Attorney name: Marshall H Tanick
Attorney Contact:
Hellmuth & Johnson PLLC
8050 W 78th St
Edina, MN 55439
952-941-4005
Fax: 952-941-2337
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Phillip J Trobaugh
Attorney Contact:
Mansfield Tanick & Cohen, PA
220 S 6th St Ste 1700
INACTIVE
Mpls, MN 55402-4511
612-339-4295
Fax: 612-339-3161
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Minneapolis Public School District No. 1
Party type: Defendant
sued as Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No. 1
Attorney name: Kimberly R Parker
Attorney Contact:
Minnesota Attorney General's Office - Ste 1800
445 Minnesota St Ste 1800
St Paul, MN 55101-2134
651-266-3117
Fax: 651-266-3032
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY

Attorney name: Nell E Mathews
Attorney Contact:
Lindquist & Vennum PLLP
80 S 8th St Ste 4200
Mpls, MN 55402
612-371-2476
Fax: 612-371-3207
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY
Party: Donald H Hanson
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Donald H Hanson
Attorney Contact:
OID211571
1000 Lakeshore Drive
Moose Lake, MN 55767
PRO SE

Case Docket

Docket
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12002-04-29 NOTICE OF REMOVAL by dft Minneapolis Public Schools from Hennepin County District Court with copy of summons, complaint, plt's interrogatories to dfts - set 1, pltf's request for production of documents - set 1, certificate of representation, notice to remove; assigned to Judge Donovan W. Frank per 440 Civil Rights List and referred to Magistrate Judge Arthur J. Boylan 30pg(s) (Receipt 422484) (Notice to Counsel) (SJH) (Entered: 04/30/2002)
22002-05-06 ANSWER by deft Minneapolis Public Schools Special School Dist #1. (14pg(s) (DDB) (Entered: 05/08/2002)
32002-05-08 REQUEST by deft Donald H Hanson for continuance & denial for removal to Federal Court. (2pg(s) (DDB) (Entered: 05/13/2002)
52002-05-20 NOTICE (Clerk Richard D. Sletten / 5/20/02) Case reassigned to Judge Joan E. Lancaster. 1 pg (cc: all counsel) ( (Entered: 05/20/2002)
62002-05-13 AMENDED PETITION FOR REMOVAL TO U.S. DISTRICT COURT by deft Minneapolis Public. (4pg(s) (DDB) (Entered: 05/28/2002)
72002-06-20 NOTICE OF REASSIGNMENT OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE ( Clerk Richard D. Sletten / ) Case referred to Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff 1 pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (VEM) (Entered: 06/20/2002)
82002-06-27 DEMAND for jury trial by plaintiff 3pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 07/03/2002)
92002-07-09 NOTICE of pretrial conference set for 10:15 a.m. on 8/12/01 1pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 07/11/2002)
102001-07-10 REPORT OF RULE 26(f) MEETING by D.S., Minneapolis Public 5pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 07/12/2002)
112002-08-12 MINUTES: ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ) re: PRETRIAL CONFERENCE 1pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 08/14/2002)
122002-08-13 PRETRIAL ORDER ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff / 8/12/02) amendments and adding parties complaint set for 10/4/02 ; discovery set for 8/1/03 ; non-dispositive motions set for 8/1/03 ; dispositive motions set for 9/1/03 ; ready for trial set 11/1/03 1pg(s) (cc: counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 08/14/2002)
132002-11-07 MOTION by plaintiff D.S. to compel deft Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No 1 to furnish plf names of all students who were bus riders on buses driven by deft Donald H Hanson (to Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff) ret. 11/21/02 at 9:00a.m. in Mpls, MN 2pg(s) (SEA) (Entered: 11/14/2002)
142002-11-07 MEMORANDUM by plaintiff D.S. in support of motion to compel deft Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No 1 to furnish plf names of all students who were bus riders on buses driven by deft Donald H Hanson [13-1] 12pg(s) (SEA) (Entered: 11/14/2002)
152002-11-07 AFFIDAVIT of Marshall H Tanick with attached exhibits regarding memorandum [14-1], regarding motion to compel deft Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No 1 to furnish plf names of all students who were bus riders on buses driven by deft Donald H Hanson [13-1] 16+pg(s) (SEA) (Entered: 11/14/2002)
162002-11-12 Amended NOTICE by plaintiff setting hearing for motion to compel dft Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No. 1, to furnish names of all students who were bus riders on buses driven by dft Donald H Hanson [13-1] at 8:30 12/10/02 2pg(s) (SJH) (Entered: 11/19/2002)
172002-11-26 MOTION by defendant to compel production of discovery ( to Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ) , ret. 12/12/02 at 8:30 a.m. 2pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 12/03/2002)
182002-11-26 MEMORANDUM by Minneapolis Public in support of motion to compel production of discovery [17-1] 15pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 12/03/2002)
192002-11-26 AFFIDAVIT of Kimberly A. Ross regarding motion to compel production of discovery [17-1] 91pg(s) separate (DFL) (Entered: 12/03/2002)
202002-11-26 AMENDED NOTICE by Minneapolis Public setting hearing for motion to compel production of discovery ( to Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ) [17-1] at 8:30 a.m. on 12/10/02 3pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 12/03/2002)
212002-12-03 MEMORANDUM by Minneapolis Public in opposition to motion to compel identification of potential class members [13-1] 9pg(s) (SJH) (Entered: 12/07/2002)
222002-12-03 AFFIDAVIT of Kimberly A. Ross with attached exhibits regarding motion to compel identification of potential class members [13-1] 52pg(s) (SJH) (Entered: 12/07/2002)
232002-12-04 MEMORANDUM by plaintiff in opposition to motion to compel production of discovery [17-1] 7pg(s) (SJH) (Entered: 12/07/2002)
242002-12-04 AFFIDAVIT of Phillip J. Trobaugh with attached exhibits regarding motion to compel production of discovery [17-1] 58pg(s) (SJH) (Entered: 12/07/2002)
252002-12-06 REPLY MEMORANDUM by Minneapolis Public in support of motion to compel production of discovery [17-1] 8pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 12/12/2002)
262002-12-06 SECOND AFFIDAVIT of Kimberly A. Ross regarding motion to compel production of discovery [17-1] 2+pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 12/12/2002)
272002-12-09 REPLY MEMORANDUM by plaintiff in support of motion to compel deft Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No 1 to furnish plf names of all students who were bus riders on buses driven deft Donald H Hanson [13-1] 5pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 12/13/2002)
282002-12-10 MINUTES: ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ) taking under advisement on the motion to compel production of discovery [17-1], taking under advisement on the motion to compel Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No 1 to furnish plf names of all students who were bus riders on buses driven by deft Donald H Hanson [13-1] 1pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 12/18/2002)
292002-12-13 ORDER ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff / 12/12/02) granting motions to compel deft Minneapolis Public Schools, Special School District No 1 to furnish plf names of all students who were bus riders on buses driven by deft Donald H Hanson [13-1] and to compel production of discovery [17-1] as set forth in the body of this order 4pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 12/26/2002)
302002-12-23 APPEAL from Magistrate Judge's Order ( to Judge Joan E. Lancaster ) by Minneapolis Public concerning order of 12/13/02 [29-1] 2pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
312002-12-23 MEMORANDUM by Minneapolis Public in support of appeal from Magistrate Judge's Order [30-1] 8pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
322002-12-23 AFFIDAVIT of Kimberly A. Ross regarding appeal motion APPEAL from Magistrate Judge's Order [30-1] 22pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
332002-12-23 EXHIBIT C to affidavit of Kimberly A. Ross [32-1] separate and sealed (no protective order filed) (DFL) (Entered: 01/03/2003)
342003-01-02 MEMORANDUM with attached exhibit by plaintiff D.S. in opposition to appeal motion APPEAL from Magistrate Judge's Order [30-1] 9pg(s) (SEA) (Entered: 01/07/2003)
352003-01-03 ORDER ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff / 1/3/03) amending the 12/13/02 order 4pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 01/08/2003)
362003-01-08 NOTICE by Minneapolis Public of withdrawal of appeal of Magistrate's Order of 12/13/02 2pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 01/13/2003)
372003-01-17 TRANSCRIPT OF hearing held 12/10/02 before Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ( Thorsgaard, Lisa M. (Neil K. Johnson Reporting Agency)) 34pg(s) (SEPARATE) (DFL) (Entered: 01/23/2003)
382003-01-29 STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ) 6pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 02/03/2003)
392003-02-21 STIPULATION AND ORDER ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ) extending by an additional 60 days to identify expert witnesses to each other 3pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 02/27/2003)
402003-04-17 LETTER/ORDER ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff / 4/17/03) that the District need not release documents related to abuse or maltreatment of students by Hanson, or complaints about Hanson, until the completion of his latest criminal trial. 1pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 04/22/2003)
412003-05-05 STIPULATION AND ORDER EXTENDING DEADLINES ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ) discovery set for 11/1/03 ; non-dispositive motions set for 11/1/03 ; dispositive motions set for 1/1/04 ; ready for trial - to be determined. 2pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 05/08/2003)
422003-05-08 AMENDED STIPULATED PROTECTIVE ORDER ( Magistrate Judge Franklin L. Noel ). 3pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 05/14/2003)
432003-06-13 MINUTES OF CONFERENCE CALL: ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ), Re: depo dispute - ordered sequestration of witnesses during depo. 1pg(s) (DFL) Modified on 3/25/2004. (Entered: 06/17/2003)
442003-06-16 MINUTES OF CONFERENCE CALL: ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ), Re: 6/12/03 letter - resolved dispute, awaiting order from defendant. 1pg(s) (DFL) (Entered: 06/17/2003)
452003-06-17 ORDER ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff / 6/16/03), Re: release of documents relating to Donald H. Hanson. 1pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 06/19/2003)
462003-07-21 STIPULATION AND ORDER EXTENDING SCHEDULING ORDER DATES ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff ) discovery set for 2/15/04 ; non-dispositive motions set for 3/15/04 ; dispositive motions set for 4/15/04 ; ready for trial set for 6/1/04 . 2pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (DFL) (Entered: 07/24/2003)
472003-11-06 STIPULATION to amend complaint to dismiss class action 7pg(s) (JMR) (Entered: 11/13/2003)
482003-11-06 ORDER (Judge Joan N. Ericksen) dismissing class action claims in this action while preserving claims as they relate to pltf., and further preserving the rights and defenses of deft. as to those remaining claims. Further notice need not be sent to the potential member. 1pg (cc: all counsel) (JMR) Additional attachment(s) added on 10/27/2004 (akl). (Entered: 11/13/2003)
492003-11-12 NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT CONFERENCE ( Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff / 11/12/03) settlement conference set for 1:45 12/9/03 1pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (PAK) (Entered: 11/15/2003)
502003-12-09 MINUTES:(Chief Mag. Judge Jonathan G. Lebedoff) Settlement conference held on 12/9/03. Minor settlement as to pltf. Mpls. School District. Pltf. considering default against remaining deft. Hanson. 1pg(s) (JMR) (Entered: 12/10/2003)
512004-01-16 ORDER (Judge Joan N. Ericksen / 1/15/04) approving settlement on behalf of pltf., a minor. Special School District No. 1 shall pay $10,000 in full and complete settlement of all claims asserted against it in this lawsuit. Payment of $4,500 to D.L. the mother of pltf. The money shall be placed in a checking acct. in the Twin Cities area. The funds shall only be used for reasonable and necessary expenses on behalf of minor. A record of all transactions shall be maintained by the mother of the pltf. and shall be subject to inspection as may be requested by the Court. $1,500 shall be paid directly to Joyce Juster. $4,000 shall be paid to the law firm of Mansfield, Tanick & Cohen for atty's fees and costs. All claims by pltf. against the deft. Special School District No. 1 are dismissed, on the merits, with prejudice. 2pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (JMR) Modified on 01/21/2004 Additional attachment(s) added on 10/27/2004 (akl). (Entered: 01/21/2004)
522004-01-16 JUDGMENT: 1pg(s) (cc: all counsel) (JMR) (Entered: 01/21/2004)
532004-03-12 MOTION for Default Judgment by D.S. SEALED AND SEPARATE (JMM) (Entered: 03/20/2004)
542004-03-12 MEMORANDUM in Support re 53 MOTION for Default Judgment filed by D.S. SEALED AND SEPARATE (JMM) (Entered: 03/20/2004)
552004-03-12 AFFIDAVIT in Support of Phillip Trobaugh re 53 MOTION for Default Judgment filed by D.S. SEALED AND SEPARATE (JMM) (Entered: 03/20/2004)
562004-03-12 AFFIDAVIT in Support of D.L. re 53 MOTION for Default Judgment filed by D.S. SEALED AND SEPARATE (JMM) (Entered: 03/20/2004)
572004-03-12 AFFIDAVIT in Support of D.S. re 53 MOTION for Default Judgment filed by D.S. SEALED AND SEPARATE (JMM) (Entered: 03/20/2004)
582004-03-12 AFFIDAVIT in Support of Joyce Juster re 53 MOTION for Default Judgment filed by D.S. SEALED AND SEPARATE (JMM) (Entered: 03/20/2004)
592004-03-12 STATEMENT OF DENISE SLOAN. SEALED AND SEPARATE (JMM) (Entered: 03/20/2004)
602004-04-12 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joan N Ericksen : Motion Hearing held on 4/12/2004 re 53 MOTION for Default Judgment as to filed by D.S. - continued; a date to be determine. (Court Reporter Maria Weinbeck) (slf) (Entered: 04/12/2004)
612004-03-23 Letter to Judge Lancaster from Donald Hanson dated 3/21/04 regarding request for a Federal Public Defender to clear false allegations. 1pg (JR) (Entered: 04/19/2004)
622004-04-26 Letter dated 4/20/04 from Debra A. Kurtovich, Judicial Assistant to Judge Joan N. Ericksen in response to 61 Letter to Judge Ericksen from Donald Hansen dated 3/21/04. (JVN) (Entered: 04/26/2004)
632004-05-11 Supplemental AFFIDAVIT of Joyce Juster. 4 pg(s). (LJD) (Entered: 05/12/2004)
642004-05-10 MOTION for Default Judgment on all counts by Plaintiff. 2 pg(s). (LJD) Modified on 5/15/2004 (Duda, Lisa). (Entered: 05/13/2004)
652004-05-10 Supplemental AFFIDAVIT of Joyce Juster re 64 MOTION for Default Judgment. 3 pg(s). (LJD) (Entered: 05/13/2004)
662004-05-24 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Joan N Ericksen : Motion Hearing held on 5/24/2004 re 64 MOTION for Default Judgment as to filed by D.S., 53 MOTION for Default Judgment as to filed by D.S.. - was continued for additional briefing. (Court Reporter Maria Weinbeck) (slf) (Entered: 05/24/2004)
672004-06-09 ORDER denying as moot 53 Motion for Default Judgment, denying as moot 64 Motion for Default Judgment, granting 3 Motion to Remand, vacating Order 48 dated November 6, 2003, vacating Order 51 dated January 15, 2004, vacating Judgment 52 of January 16, 2004. The case is remanded to the Minnesota District Court for the Fourth Judicial District. Signed by Judge Joan N. Ericksen on 06/09/04. (dak) (Entered: 06/09/2004)
682004-06-09 Letter to the Minnesota District Court for the Fourth Judicial District re Certified copy of Remand Order (HLL) (Entered: 06/09/2004)
692007-08-02 NOTICE OF INTENT TO DESTROY DOCUMENTS UNDER SEAL. (RJL) (Entered: 08/02/2007)