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U.S. District Court
Middle District of Pennsylvania (Scranton)

CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 00-CV-521
McLaughlin, et al v. Fisher, et al


Filed: 03/20/00
Assigned to: Judge A. Richard Caputo
Jury demand: Plaintiff
Demand: $0,000 42043
Nature of Suit: 440
Lead Docket: None
Jurisdiction: Federal Question
Cause: 42:1983 Civil Rights Act


JOHN MCLAUGHLIN Samuel C. Stretton
 plaintiff 16106962919
 [COR LD NTC]
 301 South High St.
 P.O. Box 3231
 West Chester, PA 19381
 610-696-4243
 FTS ed
 Don Bailey
 [COR LD NTC]
 4311 N. 6th St.
 Harrisburg, PA 17110
 717-221-9500
 FTS h
CHARLES A. MICEWSKI Samuel C. Stretton
 plaintiff (See above)
 [COR LD NTC]
 Don Bailey
 (See above)
 [COR LD NTC]
DENNIS J. MCKEEFERY Don Bailey
 plaintiff [term 09/14/01] 
[term 09/14/01] (See above)
 [COR LD NTC]
 v.
MICHAEL FISHER Robert B. Hoffman
 defendant 17172363777
 [COR LD NTC]
 Reed Smith LLP
 P.O. Box 11844
 Harrisburg, PA 17108
 717-257-3042
 FTS h
GERALD PAPPERT Robert B. Hoffman
 defendant (See above)
 [COR LD NTC]
CHARLES WARNER Robert B. Hoffman
 defendant [term 02/11/03] 
[term 02/11/03] (See above)
 [COR LD NTC]
BRUCE SARTESCHI Robert B. Hoffman
 defendant (See above)
 [COR LD NTC]
DAVE KWAITE Robert B. Hoffman
 defendant (See above)
 [COR LD NTC]
ROBERT VON SCIO Robert B. Hoffman
 defendant (See above)
 [COR LD NTC]
JAMES A. CAGGIANO Robert B. Hoffman
 defendant (See above)
 [COR LD NTC]
MICHAEL R. STILES, U.S. Joan K. Garner
Attorney [COR LD NTC]
 movant United States Attorney
 Assistant U.S. Attorney
 615 Chestnut Street
 Suite 1250
 Philadelphia, PA 19106
 FTS ed
 

 


 

DOCKET     PROCEEDINGS

 



DATE     #             DOCKET ENTRY

3/20/00 1 ORIGINAL FILE, CERTIFIED COPY OF TRANSFER ORDER AND DOCKET
 SHEET received from Eastern PA (Phila) (ps)
 [Entry date 03/20/00]
 
3/20/00 2 MOTION by plaintiff John McLaughlin, plaintiff Charles A.
 Micewski, plaintiff Dennis J. McKeefery to compel Mr.
 Rquet and Mary Wills to appear at a deposition (sm)
 [Entry date 03/24/00]
 
3/24/00 -- REMARK - case file and docket sheet to Judge Caputo., out
 card made. (sm) [Entry date 03/24/00]
 
6/15/00 3 MINUTE SHEET: Status Conference held (kn)
 [Entry date 06/15/00]
 
6/15/00 -- REMARK - Doc 3 to J.Caputo. (kc) [Entry date 06/15/00]
 
12/13/00 4 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: by Judge A. R. Caputo that
 plaintiff's motion to compel [2-1] is GRANTED in part and
 DENIED in part: Plaintiffs' request to produce William
 Raquet for deposition purposes is GRANTED; Plaintiffs'
 request to produce Mary Ann Wills for deposition purposes
 is DENIED; Pltfs' request to have defendants produce a copy
 of the Noonan Report for examination by plaintiffs is
 DENIED; Pltfs' request to have US Atty Stiles respond t
 plaintiffs questions and produce documentation in support,
 if any, as to why he advised the PA Atty General that
 plaintifffs were not allowed to work on any federal cases
 out of his office DENIED (cc: all counsel court) (sm)
 [Entry date 12/13/00]
 
2/1/01 5 MOTION by defendants for summary judgment directed to
 Dennis McKeefrey.; C/S, Statement of Undisputed facts
 attached & Propo. (pm) [Entry date 02/02/01]
 
2/1/01 6 BRIEF by defendants IN SUPPORT of motion for summary
 judgment directed to Dennis McKeefrey. [5-1]; C/S (pm)
 [Entry date 02/02/01]
 
2/1/01 7 APPENDIX of exhibits filed by defendants re motion for
 summary judgment directed to Dennis McKeefrey. [5-1]; C/S
 (pm) [Entry date 02/02/01]
 
2/20/01 8 MOTION by plaintiff John McLaughlin, plaintiff Charles A.
 Micewski, plaintiff Dennis J. McKeefery to extend time to
 and including 2/26/01 to respond to defendants partial
 summary judgment with c/s. (ts) [Entry date 02/20/01]
 
2/28/01 9 ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo GRANTING motion to extend
 time to and including 2/26/01 to respond to defendants
 partial summary judgment [8-1] (cc: all counsel court) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/28/01]
 
3/12/01 10 BRIEF by plaintiffs IN OPPOSITION to motion for summary
 judgment directed to Dennis McKeefrey [5-1]; reply brief
 due 3/26/01; with c/s and propo. (sc) [Entry date 03/14/01]
 
3/12/01 11 COUNTERSTATEMENT OF DISPUTED MATERIAL FACTS filed by
 plaintiffs [10-1]; with c/s. (sc) [Entry date 03/14/01]
 
3/16/01 12 REPLY BRIEF by defendants in support of motion for summary
 judgment directed to Dennis McKeefrey. [5-1]; C/S. (vg)
 [Entry date 03/19/01]
 
3/27/01 13 LETTER ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo re case assignment and
 proper procedure. (cc: all counsel court) (sm)
 [Entry date 03/27/01]
 
7/9/01 14 MOTION by plaintiffs to amend complt.; C/S, Prop amd.
 complt. exh B attached (pm) [Entry date 07/10/01]
 
8/23/01 16 BRIEF FILED by plaintiffs IN SUPPORT of their motion to
 amend complt [14-1][15-1]; with c/s and exhibits. (sc)
 [Entry date 08/24/01]
 
8/24/01 15 ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo THAT: Plaintiff's motion to
 amend the complaint is deemed withdrawn for failure to file
 a brief in compliance with Local Rule 7.5 [14-1] (cc: all
 counsel court) (ts) [Entry date 08/24/01]
 
9/14/01 17 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: by Judge A. R. Caputo granting
 motion for summary judgment directed to Dennis McKeefrey.
 [5-1] terminating party Dennis J. McKeefery (cc:orig to
 SEC all counsel court) (sm) [Entry date 09/14/01]
 
9/28/01 18 MOTION by defendants for sanctions under rule 11(c); with
 cert. of non-conc., exhibits, c/s and propo. (sc)
 [Entry date 10/01/01]
 
9/28/01 19 BRIEF by defendants IN SUPPORT of motion for sanctions
 under rule 11(c) [18-1]; with c/s. (sc)
 [Entry date 10/01/01]
 
10/11/01 20 ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo Case Management Conference
 set for 2:30 11/2/01 (cc: all counsel court) (sm)
 [Entry date 10/11/01]
 
10/26/01 21 ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo that plaintiffs are precluded
 from presenting to the Court in this case or in 97cv1955 via
 evidence as allegations in written documents submitted or
 otherwise, their assertion that they were subject to illegal
 electronic survellience by the PAG Dfts, *SEE ORDER FOR
 FUTHER SPECIFICS** (cc: all counsel court) (sm)
 [Entry date 10/26/01] [Edit date 11/06/01]
 
10/26/01 22 ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo that having granted the motion
 of dfts Fisher, Kelly Patton and Gentile for sanctions in
 97cv1555; having issued an order precluding pltfs from
 presenting to the court in that case via evidence as
 allegations in written documents or otherwise, thier
 assertion that they were subject to illegal electronic
 surveillance by the PAG dfts; and the Court having
 determined that for the sanctions to be effective it must be
 applied to this case as well; it is ordered that the
 referenced order shall apply to preclude presentation of
 evidence and allegations as described above in this case as
 well. (cc: all counsel court) (sm) [Entry date 10/26/01]
 [Edit date 11/06/01]
 
10/26/01 23 ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo denying motion for sanctions
 under rule 11(c) [18-1] (cc: all counsel court) (sm)
 [Entry date 10/26/01] [Edit date 11/06/01]
 
10/26/01 24 LETTER to court from atty Hoffman obo from defendant
 Michael Fisher, defendant Gerald Pappert, defendant Charles
 Warner, defendant Bruce Sarteschi, defendant Dave Kwaite,
 defendant Robert Von Scio, defendant James A. Caggiano re
 motion for sanctions. (sm) [Entry date 10/29/01]
 [Edit date 11/06/01]
 
11/8/01 25 RESPONSE by defendant Michael Fisher, defendant Gerald
 Pappert, defendant Charles Warner, defendant Bruce
 Sarteschi, defendant Dave Kwaite, defendant James A.
 Caggiano to motion to amend., C/S (sm) [Entry date 11/08/01]
 
11/9/01 26 MINUTE SHEET of case mgmt. conf. held by Judge A. R.
 Caputo on 11/8/01. CTR: NONE (sm) [Entry date 11/09/01]
 
1/17/02 27 ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo dispositive motion filing
 ddl set 2/28/02 (cc: all counsel court) (sm)
 [Entry date 01/17/02]
 
2/28/02 28 MOTION by Dfts Michael Fisher, Gerald Pappert, Charles
 Warner, Bruce Sarteschi, Dave Kwaite, James A. Caggiano
 for summary judgment; Stmt of Undisputed Facts; Cert. of
 Non-Conc.; C/S; Propo. (vg) [Entry date 03/01/02]
 
2/28/02 29 BRIEF by defendants IN SUPPORT of motion for summary
 judgment [28-1]; C/S. (vg) [Entry date 03/01/02]
 
2/28/02 30 APPENDIX OF EXHIBITS by defendants re motion for summary
 judgment [28-1]; C/S. (vg) [Entry date 03/01/02]
 
3/18/02 31 BRIEF by plaintiffs IN OPPOSITION to motion for summary
 judgment with counterstatement of undisputed material facts
 annexed [28-1] ;reply brief due 4/1/02; C/S (pm)
 [Entry date 03/19/02] [Edit date 03/19/02]
 
3/28/02 32 REPLY BRIEF by defendants in support of motion for summary
 judgment [28-1]; C/S. (vg) [Entry date 03/29/02]
 
5/20/02 33 MEMORANDUM AND ORDER: by Judge A. R. Caputo DENYING Dfts'
 motion for summary judgment [28-1] (cc: all counsel
 court) (sm) [Entry date 05/20/02]
 
6/3/02 34 ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo Trial scheduled for JANUARY
 2003 trial list (cc:cr, jury, all counsel court) (sm)
 [Entry date 06/03/02]
 
6/5/02 35 ENTRY OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE for plaintiffs by atty Samuel
 C. Stretton; C/S. (vg) [Entry date 06/07/02]
 
6/12/02 36 LETTER to court dated 6/10/02 from Robert Hoffman, attorney
 for defendant Michael Fisher re: scheduling of trial date
 (hm) [Entry date 06/12/02]
 
1/8/03 37 ORDER by Judge A. R. Caputo ;trial set 2/3/03 ;jury
 selection by 9:30 2/3/03 in WILKES BARRE ;pretrial
 conference 10:00 1/27/03 (cc:jury, cr, all counsel court)
 (sm) [Entry date 01/08/03]
 
1/13/03 38 MOTION by plaintiff John McLaughlin, plaintiff Charles A.
 Micewski to continue trial cert of conc.,c/s (sm)
 [Entry date 01/13/03]
 
1/22/03 39 PRE-TRIAL MEMORANDUM submitted by defendants; C/S. (vg)
 [Entry date 01/23/03]
 
1/27/03 40 PRE-TRIAL MEMORANDUM submitted by plaintiff John
 McLaughlin, plaintiff Charles A. Micewski c/s (sm)
 [Entry date 01/27/03]
 
1/29/03 41 BRIEF FILED by plaintiffs on scope of trial; C/S. (vg)
 [Entry date 01/30/03]
 
1/29/03 42 MOTION by plaintiffs to confirm admissions of allegations
 in the pleadings; C/S. (vg) [Entry date 01/30/03]
 
1/31/03 43 MINUTE SHEET of Conference call held 1/30/03 CTR: NONE (sm)
 [Entry date 01/31/03]
 
1/31/03 45 VOIR DIRE submitted by plaintiff John McLaughlin, plaintiff
 Charles A. Micewski c/s (sm) [Entry date 02/03/03]
 
1/31/03 46 PETITION by plaintiff John McLaughlin, plaintiff Charles A.
 Micewski to amend the witness list c/s (sm)
 [Entry date 02/03/03]
 
2/3/03 44 LETTER to court dated 1/29/03 from atty Hoffman obo
 defendants re conference call (sm) [Entry date 02/03/03]
 
2/3/03 47 PROPOSED POINTS FOR CHARGE by plaintiff John McLaughlin,
 plaintiff Charles A. Micewski c/s (sm) [Entry date 02/03/03]
 
2/4/03 48 MINUTE SHEET of jury selection and first day of trial held
 2/3/03 before Judge Caputo. Court to resume on 2/5/03 at
 9:30 a.m. CTR: Terruso (hm) [Entry date 02/04/03]
 
2/4/03 49 JURY LIST comprised of 8 jurors (sm) [Entry date 02/05/03]
 
2/5/03 50 MOTION with BRIEF IN SUPPORT by plaintiffs to vacate and
 reconsider Court's ruling in re "The Noonan Investigation";
 C/S; Propo. (vg) [Entry date 02/06/03]
 
2/5/03 52 TRIAL BRIEFS submitted by defendants c/s (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/10/03 51 MINUTE SHEET of Pre trial held 1/27/03 CTR: NONE (sm)
 [Entry date 02/10/03]
 
2/11/03 53 POINTS FOR CHARGE by defendants c/s (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/11/03 54 MINUTE SHEET of 2nd day of jury trial held 2/5/03 CTR:
 TERRUSO (with attached Affadavit of Joan Garner) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/11/03 55 MINUTE SHEET of 3rd day of jury trial held 2/6/03; pltf
 rests, subject to the admission of exhibits; Dfts move for
 judgment as a matter of law, DENIED except for the
 dismissal of Charles Warner as dft. CTR: TERRSUO (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/11/03 56 MINUTE SHEET of charge conference held 2/7/03 in chambers
 CTR: TERRUSO (sm) [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 57 MINUTE SHEET of 4th day of jury trial helk 2/7/03; closing
 arguments; jury returns verdict. CTR: TERRSUSO (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 58 EXHIBIT LIST re jury trial (sm) [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
2/12/03 59 SPECIAL VERDICT for plaintiff John McLaughlin against
 defendant Michael Fisher, defendant Gerald Pappert,
 defendant Bruce Sarteschi, defendant Dave Kwaite, defendant
 Robert Von Scio in the amount of $750,000.00 (orig in SEC,
 all counsel,cr) (sm) [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 60 SPECIAL VERDICT for plaintiff Charles A. Micewski against
 defendant Michael Fisher, defendant Gerald Pappert,
 defendant Bruce Sarteschi, defendant Dave Kwaite, defendant
 Robert Von Scio in the amount of $750,000.00 (cc orig to
 SEC, all counsel, ct) (sm) [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 61 JUDGMENT: by JURY VERDICT rendered on 2/7/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the Plainiff, Charles Micewski,
 and against Defendant, Michael Fisher, in the amount of
 $112,500. (cc: orig to SEC all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 62 JUDGMENT: by JURY VERDICT rendered on 2/7/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the Plaintiff, Charles Micewski,
 and against Defendant, Gerald Pappert, in the amount of
 $300,000.00 (cc: orig to SEC all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 63 JUDGMENT: by JURY VERDICT rendered on 2/7/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the Plaintiff, Charles Micewski,
 and against the Dft, Bruce Sarteschi, in the amount of
 $25,000.00 (cc: orig to SEC, all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 64 JUDGMENT: rendered by JURY VERDICT on 2/7/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the plaintiff, Charles Micewski,
 and against the Defendant, David Kwait, in the amount of
 $300,000.00 (cc: orig to SEC all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 65 JUDGMENT: rendered by JURY VERDICT on 2/7/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the Plaintiff, Charles Micewski,
 and against Defendant, James Caggiano, in the amount of
 $12,500.00 (cc:orig to SEC all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 66 JUDGMENT: rendered by JURY VERDICT on 2/07/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the Plaintiff, John McLaughlin,
 and against the Defendant, Michael Fisher, in the amount of
 $112,500.00. (cc: orig to SEC all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 67 JUDGMENT: rendered by JURY VERDICT on 2/7/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the Plaintiff, John McLaughlin,
 and against the Dft, Gerald Pappert, in the amount of
 $300,000.00 (cc: orig to SEC all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 68 JUDGMENT: rendered by JURY VERDICT on 2/7/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the Plaintiff, John McLaughlin,
 and against the Defendant, Bruce Sarteschi, in the amount
 of $25,000.00(cc: orig to SEC all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 69 JUDGMENT: rendered by JURY VERDICT on 2/7/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the plaintiff, John McLaughlin,
 and against the Dft, David Kwait, in the amount of
 $300,000.00 (cc: orig to SEC all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]
 
2/12/03 70 JUDGMENT: rendered by JURY VERDICT on 2/7/03 be and is
 hereby entered in favor of the Plaintiff, John McLaughlin,
 and against the Defendant, James Caggiano, in the amount of
 $12,500.00 (cc: orig to SEC all counsel) (sm)
 [Entry date 02/12/03]

 



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