786 Fed.Appx. 350 (3rd Cir. 2019), 18-3193, Flagg v. State, Office of Child Support Services

Docket Nº:18-3193
Citation:786 Fed.Appx. 350
Opinion Judge:PER CURIAM
Party Name:Hosea L. FLAGG, Appellant v. State of New Jersey OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES
Attorney:Hosea L. Flagg, Pro Se Agnes I. Rymer, Esq., Office of Attorney General of New Jersey, Department of Law & Public Safety, Trenton, NJ, for Defendant - Appellee
Judge Panel:Before: MCKEE, COWEN and ROTH, Circuit Judges
Case Date:November 27, 2019
Court:United States Courts of Appeals, Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
 
FREE EXCERPT

Page 350

786 Fed.Appx. 350 (3rd Cir. 2019)

Hosea L. FLAGG, Appellant

v.

State of New Jersey OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES

No. 18-3193

United States Court of Appeals, Third Circuit

November 27, 2019

Submitted Pursuant to Third Circuit LAR 34.1(a) February 21, 2019

NOT PRECEDENTIAL

Editorial Note:

This opinion is not regarded as Precedents which bind the court under Third Circuit Internal Operating Procedure Rule 5.7. (See Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure Rule 32.1)

On Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey (D.N.J. Civil Action No. 3-17-cv-02602), District Judge: Honorable Peter G. Sheridan

Hosea L. Flagg, Pro Se

Agnes I. Rymer, Esq., Office of Attorney General of New Jersey, Department of Law & Public Safety, Trenton, NJ, for Defendant - Appellee

Before: MCKEE, COWEN and ROTH, Circuit Judges

OPINION[*]

PER CURIAM

Hosea Flagg, proceeding pro se, appeals an order of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissing his employment discrimination action. For the reasons that follow, we will affirm the judgment of the District Court.

Flagg filed a complaint against the State of New Jersey, Office of Child Support Services ("OCSS") claiming employment discrimination in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, 42 U.S.C. § § 2000e-2000e-17. OCSS moved to dismiss the complaint for failure to state a claim for relief and asserted that Flagg had failed to comply with basic rules of pleading.

The District Court granted the motion and allowed Flagg to amend his complaint. OCSS moved to dismiss the amended complaint. Flagg then filed a second amended complaint purporting to add four individual defendants. Flagg claimed, among other things, that he was wrongfully terminated based on his age and after he had complained about remarks about sexual orientation. The District Court allowed OCSS to withdraw its pending motion and file a motion to dismiss the second amended complaint.

The District Court granted OCSSs motion to dismiss the second amended complaint with leave to amend Count I...

To continue reading

FREE SIGN UP