6.This case arises under the United States Constitution and the laws of the United States,and presents a federal question within this Court's jurisdiction under Article III of thefederal Constitution, 28 U.S.C. Secs. 1331, 1343, and 1361.7.The Court has the authority to grant declaratory relief pursuant to the DeclaratoryJudgment Act, 28 U.S.C. Sec. 2201 et seq.8.Venue is proper in this district under 28 U.S.C. Sec. 1391(e).
9.Plaintiff, MARCELLUS M. MASON, JR. (MASON) is a United States citizen residing inSebring, Florida.
Defendant, Thomas K. Kahn, Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleven Circuit, 56 Forsyth St.N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30303.
Defendant, Michael Mukasey, U.S. Department of Justice, 950 Pennsylvania Avenue,NW, Washington, DC 20530-0001, is the Attorney General of the United States.
Defendant, Michael Mukasey, has supervisory authority over the United States Attorney,Southern District of Florida, which included, former U.S. Attorney, Marcos DanielJimenez, S.D. Fla. and AUSA Robert Waters of the Southern District of Florida.
STATEMENT OF FACTS
On or about
February 4, 1999
, Marcellus M. Mason, Jr., hereafter, “Mason”, filed anemployment discrimination lawsuit against Highlands County Board of CountyCommissioners, Heartland Library Cooperative, and other governmental entities andofficials.14.The case number assigned was 99-14027-CIV.
This case was originally assigned to Judge Edward Davis who allowed Mason toproceed in forma pauperis.3