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COLLINS v. STATE OF ILLINOIS

April 7, 2004.

MARGARET J. COLLINS, Plaintiff,
v.
STATE OF ILLINOIS, ILLINOIS SECRETARY OF STATE AND STATE LIBRARIAN, JESSE WHITE, ILLINOIS STATE LIBRARY, JEAN WILKINS, Director of Illinois State Library, Individually and Professionally, KATHLEEN BLOOMBERG, Associate Director of Illinois State Library, Individually and Professionally, ILLINOIS FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, JEAN REEDER, and GARY LEACH, Defendants



The opinion of the court was delivered by: RICHARD MILLS, Senior District Judge

OPINION

The Plaintiff has filed no less than three civil actions with this Court in the previous five years.

  Because the allegations in the Plaintiff's most recent complaint in this case are very similar to those in her previous actions-cases which are currently on appeal to the Seventh Circuit-this Court does not have jurisdiction to entertain the Plaintiff's claims.

  This case must be DISMISSED.

  I. PENDING MOTIONS

  In the complaint in this case, the Plaintiff has purported to allege claims pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 2000e et seq. (Title VII), 42 U.S.C. § 1981, and 29 U.S.C. § 151 et seq. Pending before the Court are the following motions:

  (1) Motion to dismiss and motion to hold in abeyance by Defendants Illinois Federation of Teachers, Jean Reeder and Gary Leach;

  (2) Motion for sanctions by Defendants State of Illinois; Illinois State Library; Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White; Jean Wilkins and Kathleen Bloomberg;

  (3) Motion to dismiss by Defendants State of Illinois; Illinois State Library; Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White; Jean Wilkins and Kathleen Bloomberg; (4) Motion for an injunction by the Plaintiff against the Illinois State Library and Illinois Secretary of State;

  (5) Motion for a hearing by the Plaintiff on her motion for an injunction;

  (6) Second motion for an injunction by the Plaintiff against the Illinois State Library and Illinois Secretary of State;

  (7) Motion to dismiss the Plaintiff's amended complaint by Defendants State of Illinois; Illinois State Library; Illinois Secretary of State, Jesse White; Jean Wilkins and Kathleen Bloomberg;

  (8) Motion to dismiss by Defendants Illinois Federation of Teachers, Jean Reeder and Gary Leach; and

  (9) Motion to dismiss the Plaintiff's amended complaint by Defendants Illinois Federation of Teachers, ...


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