United States District Court, C.D. Illinois, Springfield Division
December 20, 2005.
JANE DOE, Plaintiff,
JASON SMITH, Defendant.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: RICHARD MILLS, Senior District Judge
This case is before the Court following the mandate from the
The Seventh Circuit has reversed the judgment of this Court and
remanded the case for further proceedings consistent with that
court's opinion. The Seventh Circuit has directed that on remand,
this Court "must revisit the question whether the plaintiff
should be allowed to proceed anonymously." Consistent with the
Seventh Circuit's opinion and analysis, the parties will be
directed to file briefs on that issue. Ergo, the parties are Directed to contact United States
Magistrate Judge Byron G. Cudmore for the purpose of scheduling a
discovery conference. The parties are further Directed to file by
January 6, 2006 briefs or position papers on whether the
Plaintiff should be allowed to proceed anonymously.
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