D. Colo. 1:16-cv-02372 Case History

303 Creative v. Elenis 
No. 1:16-cv-02372, Docket 

Court: District of Colorado (Denver)
Assigned to: Chief Judge Marcia S. Krieger
Previously assigned to:
           Magistrate Judge Shaffer (non-consent to magistrate)
           Judge Lewis T. Babcock (senior judge requests reassignment)
Referred to: Magistrate Judge Craig B. Shaffer



PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION (denied, with leave to renew)
  • Hearing held January 11, 2017; MinutesTRANSCRIPT
    • The parties addressed: (i) each Plaintiff’s standing to request the various items of relief they seek;  (ii) whether the facts pertinent to the Motion for Preliminary Injunction are disputed, such that an evidentiary hearing is necessary; (iii) if there are factual disputes, what facts are disputed; and (iv) how long of an evidentiary hearing is necessary and when that hearing should be scheduled
    • Deadlines set for Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment
    • Court will rule on the motions for preliminary injunction, dismissal, and summary judgment simultaneously
  • ORDER (09/01/2017)
    • Denied, with leave to renew following Supreme Court ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop


MOTION TO DISMISS (granted in part; denied in part)
  • Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss (10/19/2016)
    • If Court denies motion to dismiss, then it should stay proceedings in light of pending cert petition Masterpiece case.
  • Plaintiffs’ Response (11/09/2016)
  • Defendants’ Reply (11/23/2016)
  • ORDER (09/01/2017)
    • Granted, for lack of standing, as to claims against the”Accommodation Clause”
    • Denied as to claims against the “Communication Clause”


SUMMARY JUDGMENT (denied, with leave to renew)


  • Plaintiffs’ Notice of Related Case (09/20/2016)
    • Craig v. Masterpiece Cakeshop, Inc., 370 P.3d 272 (Colo. Ct. App. 2015), cert pending, U.S. Supreme Court, No. 16-111 (filed July 22, 2016)
  • Judicial Assignments
    • Initial Assignment to Magistrate Judge Craig B. Shaffer
      • Non-consent to case being conducted by magistrate judge (10/04/2016)
    • Case reassigned to Judge Lewis T. Babcock (10/05/2016)
    • Case reassigned to Chief Judge Marcia S. Krieger (10/05/2016)



Current through Docket # 52, 09/01/2017