Baum et al v. Maplewood City Library et al

Filing 15

MOTION for Entry of Default Judgment as to Party Festus City Library by Plaintiffs Gordon Lee Baum, Council of Conservative Citizens. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order for Declaratory Judgment and Permanent Injunction)(Herman, Robert) Modified on 6/7/2006 (BDC).

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Baum et al v. Maplewood City Library et al Doc. 15 Case 4:06-cv-00453-CDP Document 15 Filed 06/06/2006 Page 1 of 3 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MISSOURI EASTERN DIVISION GORDON LEE BAUM and COUNCIL OF CONSERVATIVE CITIZENS, Plaintiffs, vs. MAPLEWOOD CITY LIBRARY, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Cause No. 4:06-CV-453 CDP MOTION FOR ENTRY OF DEFAULT JUDGMENT COME NOW Plaintiffs, Gordon Lee Baum and Council of Conservative Citizens, by and through their attorney, Robert Herman of Schwartz, Herman & Davidson, and move this Court GRANT their Motion for Default Judgment. In support thereof, Plaintiffs state as follows: 1. On March 13, 2006, Plaintiffs, Gordon Lee Baum and Council of Conservative Citizens (hereinafter "Plaintiffs"), filed a Complaint against Festus City Library alleging discrimination and violations against the First and Fourteenth Amendments of the United States Constitution. See, Complaint, attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein as Exhibit 1. 2. On March 17, 2006, a copy of said Complaint, Notice of Lawsuit and Request for Waiver of Service of Summons were served by Certified U.S. Mail, Return Receipt Requested, upon The Honorable Gene Doyle, City Hall, 711 West Main Street, Festus, Missouri 63028. See, Notice of Lawsuit and Request for Waiver of Service of Dockets.Justia.com Case 4:06-cv-00453-CDP Document 15 Filed 06/06/2006 Page 2 of 3 Summons and Return Receipt, attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein as Exhibit 2. 3. On or about March 27, 2006, The Honorable Gene Doyle executed and returned to Plaintiffs Defendant's Acknowledgement of Waiver of Service. See, Acknowledgement, attached hereto and incorporated by reference herein as Exhibit 3. 4. On May 16, 2007, sixty (60) days had elapsed since the Acknowledgement of Waiver of Service had been executed on behalf of Festus City Library, and Defendant has failed to plead or otherwise defend this action, and Plaintiffs are entitled to judgment by default against Defendant Festus City Library. 5. Pursuant to the provisions of Rule 55(b)(2), Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, this Court is empowered to enter a default judgment against the Defendant for relief sought by Plaintiffs in their Complaint, and written notice of this action has been given to Defendant. WHEREFORE, Plaintiffs, Gordon Lee Baum and Council of Conservative Citizens, pray this Court Grant their Motion for Default, Order for Declaratory Judgment and Permanent Injunction, as suggested in the attached proposed Declaratory Judgment and Permanent Injunction, for attorneys' costs and fees, and for any such other and further relief this Court deems just and proper. -2- Rev. 6/6/2006 11:29 AM Case 4:06-cv-00453-CDP Document 15 Filed 06/06/2006 Page 3 of 3 Respectfully submitted, SCHWARTZ, HERMAN & DAVIDSON By: /s/ Robert Herman Robert Herman, #3382 621 North Skinker Boulevard St. Louis, Missouri 63130 Ph: 314/862-0200 Fx: 314/862-3050 e-mail: bherman@621skinker.com Attorney for Plaintiffs, Gordon Lee Baum and Council of Conservative Citizens CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned hereby certifies that on June 6, 2006 , a true and correct copy of the foregoing document was filed electronically with the Clerk of Court to be served by operation of the Court's electronic filing system upon all counsel of record. By: /s/ Robert Herman -3- Rev. 6/6/2006 11:29 AM

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