N.D. Tex. 7:16-cv-00054 Docket

State of Texas v. United States 
No. 7:16-cv-00054, Case History 

Court: Northern District Texas
Assigned to: Judge Reed C O’Connor
Date Terminated: 03/03/2017

 

Date Filed # Docket Text
05/25/2016 1 COMPLAINT against Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang filed by State of Utah, Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Harrold Independent School District (TX), State of Texas, State of West Virginia, Arizona Department of Education, State of Alabama, State of Oklahoma, State of Georgia, Paul LePage, State of Wisconsin, State of Louisiana, State of Tennessee. (Filing fee $400; Receipt number 0539-7604002) Plaintiff will submit summons(es) for issuance. In each Notice of Electronic Filing, the judge assignment is indicated, and a link to the Judges Copy Requirements is provided. The court reminds the filer that any required copy of this and future documents must be delivered to the judge, in the manner prescribed, within three business days of filing. Unless exempted, attorneys who are not admitted to practice in the Northern District of Texas must seek admission promptly. Forms, instructions, and exemption information may be found at www.txnd.uscourts.gov, or by clicking here: Attorney Information – Bar Membership. If admission requirements are not satisfied within 21 days, the clerk will notify the presiding judge. (Attachments: # 1 Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit(s), # 3 Exhibit(s), # 4 Exhibit(s), # 5 Exhibit(s), # 6 Exhibit(s), # 7 Exhibit(s), # 8 Exhibit(s), # 9 Exhibit(s), # 10 Exhibit(s), # 11 Exhibit(s), # 12 Exhibit(s), # 13 Exhibit(s), # 14 Exhibit(s), # 15 Exhibit(s), # 16 Additional Page(s)) (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 05/25/2016)
05/25/2016 2 CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PERSONS/DISCLOSURE STATEMENT by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Louisiana, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin. (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 05/25/2016)
05/25/2016 3 Request for Clerk to issue Summons filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Louisiana, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin. (Attachments: # 1 Additional Page(s), # 2 Additional Page(s), # 3 Additional Page(s), # 4 Additional Page(s), # 5 Additional Page(s), # 6 Additional Page(s), # 7 Additional Page(s), # 8 Additional Page(s), # 9 Additional Page(s), # 10 Additional Page(s)) (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 05/25/2016)
05/25/2016 4 New Case Notes: A filing fee has been paid. Pursuant to Misc. Order 6, Plaintiff is provided the Notice of Right to Consent to Proceed Before A U.S. Magistrate Judge. Clerk to provide copy to plaintiff if not received electronically. (plp) (Entered: 05/25/2016)
05/25/2016 5 Summons issued as to All Defendants, U.S. Attorney, and U.S. Attorney General. (plp) (Entered: 05/25/2016)
06/15/2016 6 AMENDED COMPLAINT Plaintiffs’ First Amended Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang filed by State of Utah, Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Harrold Independent School District (TX), State of Texas, State of West Virginia, Arizona Department of Education, State of Alabama, State of Oklahoma, State of Georgia, Paul LePage, State of Wisconsin, State of Louisiana, State of Tennessee, State of Mississippi, State of Kentucky. Unless exempted, attorneys who are not admitted to practice in the Northern District of Texas must seek admission promptly. Forms, instructions, and exemption information may be found at www.txnd.uscourts.gov, or by clicking here: Attorney Information – Bar Membership. If admission requirements are not satisfied within 21 days, the clerk will notify the presiding judge. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit(s) Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit(s) Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit(s) Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit(s) Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit(s) Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit(s) Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit(s) Ehxibit H, # 9 Exhibit(s) Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit(s) Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit(s) Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit(s) Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit(s) Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit(s) Exhibit N) (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 06/15/2016)
06/17/2016 7 Request for Clerk to issue Summons filed by Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin. (Attachments: # 1 Additional Page(s), # 2 Additional Page(s), # 3 Additional Page(s), # 4 Additional Page(s), # 5 Additional Page(s), # 6 Additional Page(s), # 7 Additional Page(s), # 8 Additional Page(s), # 9 Additional Page(s), # 10 Additional Page(s)) (Nimocks, Austin) (Main Document 7 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 1 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 2 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 3 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 4 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 5 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 6 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 7 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 8 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 9 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Attachment 10 replaced on 11/17/2016) (skg). (Entered: 06/17/2016)
06/20/2016 8 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin re 6 Amended Complaint,,,,,, regarding #6 Amended Complaint (Nimocks, Austin) (Main Document 8 replaced on 6/20/2016) (baa). (Entered: 06/20/2016)
06/20/2016 9 Summons Reissued as to All Defendants, U.S. Attorney, and U.S. Attorney General (per attorney request). (plp) (Entered: 06/20/2016)
06/20/2016 10 CERTIFICATE OF INTERESTED PERSONS/DISCLOSURE STATEMENT re 6 Amended Complaint by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin. (Nimocks, Austin) Modified on 6/20/2016 (plp). (Entered: 06/20/2016)
07/06/2016 11 MOTION for Injunction filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin with Brief/Memorandum in Support. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) Exhibit O, # 2 Exhibit(s) Exhibit P, # 3 Exhibit(s) Exhibit Q, # 4 Exhibit(s) Exhibit R, # 5 Exhibit(s) Exhibit S, # 6 Exhibit(s) Exhibit T, # 7 Exhibit(s) Exhibit U) (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 07/06/2016)
07/07/2016 12 ORDER re: 11 MOTION for Injunction . Having considered the parties’ agreed request for expedited consideration, it is ORDERED that Defendants’ Response, if any, be filed on or before July 27, 2016. It is further ORDERED that Plaintiffs’ Reply, if any, be filed on or before August 3, 2016. The Court will schedule a hearing addressing Plaintiffs’ Application for Preliminary Injunction at a later date. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/7/2016) (trt) (Entered: 07/07/2016)
07/13/2016 13 MOTION Leave to Proceed Without Local Counsel filed by Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund. Party Amicus EAGLE FORUM EDUCATION & LEGAL DEFENSE FUND added.Attorney Karen Bryant Tripp added to party Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund(pty:am) (Tripp, Karen) (Entered: 07/13/2016)
07/13/2016 14 Third Party MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction filed by Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund with Brief/Memorandum in Support. (Tripp, Karen) (Entered: 07/13/2016)
07/13/2016 15 Brief/Memorandum in Support filed by Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund re 14 Third Party MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction (Tripp, Karen) (Entered: 07/13/2016)
07/13/2016 16 Brief/Memorandum in Support filed by Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund re 15 Brief/Memorandum in Support of Motion, 14 Third Party MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction Amicus Curiae Brief (Tripp, Karen) (Entered: 07/13/2016)
07/14/2016 17 ORDER granting 13 Motion to proceed without local counsel. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/15/2016) (trt) . (Entered: 07/15/2016)
07/14/2016 18 ORDER granting 14 Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for a Preliminary Injunction. The requesting party must file the document with the clerk by 7/18/2016. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/14/2016) (trt) (Entered: 07/15/2016)
07/15/2016 19 Brief/Memorandum in Support filed by Eagle Forum Education & Legal Defense Fund re 18 Order on Motion for Leave to File, Amicus Curiae Brief (Tripp, Karen) (Entered: 07/15/2016)
07/15/2016 20 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Benjamin Leon Berwick on behalf of Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang. (Filer will update contact info in ECF.) (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 07/15/2016)
07/15/2016 21 Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Answer filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 07/15/2016)
07/17/2016 22 MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Brief filed by Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter (Attachments: # 1Proposed Amicus Brief) Attorney Cally Younger added to party Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter(pty:am) (trt) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
07/17/2016 23 Brief in Support filed by Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter re 22 MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Brief (trt) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
07/17/2016 24 MOTION for Leave to Proceed Without Local Counsel filed by Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter (trt) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
07/18/2016 25 ORDER: Defendants’ unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Answer (ECF 21 ) is GRANTED. It is further ORDERED that Defendants may file an answer or otherwise respond to Plaintiffs’ Amended Complaint on or before the date that is 30 days after the Court rules on Plaintiffs’ Application for Preliminary Injunction. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/18/2016) (baa) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
07/18/2016 26 ORDER granting 24 Motion for Leave to Proceed Without Local Counsel. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/18/2016) (ewd) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
07/18/2016 27 ORDER granting 22 Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Support of Plaintiff’s Motion for a Preliminary Injunction and Brief in Support. It is ORDERED that Governor Otter may file his Amicus Brief on or before July 22, 2016. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/18/2016) (ewd) (Entered: 07/18/2016)
07/22/2016 28 Brief/Memorandum in Support filed by Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter re 27 Order on Motion for Leave to File, Amicus Curiae Brief (Younger, Cally) (Entered: 07/22/2016)
07/26/2016 29 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File Brief in Excess of Page Limit filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 07/26/2016)
07/27/2016 30 ORDER: Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Brief in Excess of Page Limit (ECF No. 29 ) is GRANTED. It is ORDERED that Defendants may file a brief in response to Plaintiffs’ Application for Preliminary Injunction no longer than 30 pages in length. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/27/2016) (baa) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 31 Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice with Certificate of Good Standing (Filing fee $25; Receipt number 0539-7756843) filed by State of Washington. Party State of Washington added.Attorney Alan D Copsey added to party State of Washington(pty:am) (Copsey, Alan) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 32 STATES’ MOTION FOR LEAVE TO PROCEED WITHOUT LOCAL COUNSEL re 31 Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice with Certificate of Good Standing (Filing fee $25; Receipt number 0539-7756843) filed by State of Washington (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Copsey, Alan) Modified title on 7/28/2016 (trt). (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 33 MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Brief In Opposition To Plaintiffs’ Application For Preliminary Injuction filed by State of Washington (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Copsey, Alan) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 34 Brief/Memorandum in Support filed by State of Washington re 33 MOTION for Leave to File Amicus BriefIn Opposition To Plaintiffs’ Application For Preliminary Injuction (Copsey, Alan) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 35 MOTION for Leave to File Without Local Counsel filed by Letitia James, Public Advocate for the City of New York (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order). Party Letitia James, Public Advocate for the City of New York added.Attorney Molly Thomas-Jensen added to party Letitia James, Public Advocate for the City of New York(pty:am) (Thomas-Jensen, Molly) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 36 MOTION for Leave to File Brief of Amicus CuriaeIn Opposition To Plaintiffs’ Application For Preliminary Injuction filed by Letitia James, Public Advocate for the City of New York (Attachments: # 1Exhibit(s) Brief of Amicus Curiae, # 2 Proposed Order) (Thomas-Jensen, Molly) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 37 Brief/Memorandum in Support filed by Letitia James, Public Advocate for the City of New York re 36 MOTION for Leave to File Brief of Amicus Curiae In Opposition To Plaintiffs’ Application For Preliminary Injuction (Thomas-Jensen, Molly) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 38 MOTION for Leave to File Brief Amici Curiae filed by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., National Center for Lesbian Rights, Transgender Law Center (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) Proposed Amicus Brief, # 2 Proposed Order Proposed Order Granting Leave). Party American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., National Center for Lesbian Rights, Transgender Law Center added.Attorney Kenneth D Upton, Jr added to party American Civil Liberties Union Foundation(pty:mov), Attorney Kenneth D Upton, Jr added to party American Civil Liberties Union of Texas(pty:mov), Attorney Kenneth D Upton, Jr added to party GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders(pty:mov), Attorney Kenneth D Upton, Jr added to party Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.(pty:mov), Attorney Kenneth D Upton, Jr added to party National Center for Lesbian Rights(pty:mov), Attorney Kenneth D Upton, Jr added to party Transgender Law Center(pty:mov) (Upton, Kenneth) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 39 Brief/Memorandum in Support filed by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., National Center for Lesbian Rights, Transgender Law Center re 38 MOTION for Leave to File Brief Amici Curiae (Upton, Kenneth) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/27/2016 40 RESPONSE filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang re: 11 MOTION for Injunction (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
07/28/2016 41 ORDER granting 32 Motion for Leave to Proceed Without Local Counsel. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/28/2016) (trt) (Entered: 07/28/2016)
07/28/2016 42 ORDER granting 31 Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Alan D. Copsey. If not already done, Applicant must register as an ECF User within 14 days (LR 5.1(f)). (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/28/2016) (baa) (Entered: 07/28/2016)
07/28/2016 43 ORDER: The Court finds that the unopposed Motion for Leave to File Brief as Amici Curiae and Brief in Support (ECF 36 ) is well-taken, and should be and ishereby GRANTED. It is ORDERED that the Court will accept the Motion for Leave to File Brief as Amici Curiae and Brief in Support as docketed on July 27, 2016 (ECF No. 36-37). (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/28/2016) (baa) (Entered: 07/28/2016)
07/28/2016 44 ORDER granting 38 Motion for Leave to File Brief as Amici Curiae. It is ORDERED that the Court will accept the Movants Amicus Brief as docketed on July 27, 2016 (ECF No. 38-1). (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/28/2016) (trt) (Entered: 07/28/2016)
07/28/2016 45 ORDER granting 35 Motion for Leave to Proceed Without Local Counsel. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/28/2016) (trt) (Entered: 07/28/2016)
07/28/2016 46 ORDER granting 33 States’ Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Application for Preliminary Injunction. It is ORDERED that the Court will accept the Movants’ Amicus Brief as docketed on July 27, 2016 (ECF No. 34). (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 7/28/2016) (trt) (Entered: 07/28/2016)
07/28/2016 47 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Paul David Castillo on behalf of American Civil Liberties Union Foundation, American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders, Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc., National Center for Lesbian Rights, Transgender Law Center. (Filer confirms contact info in ECF is current.) (Castillo, Paul) (Entered: 07/28/2016)
07/29/2016 48 Correspondence received via the court’s online email system regarding 7:16-cv-00054-O State of Texas, et al. v. United States of America, et al. (ali) (Entered: 07/29/2016)
08/03/2016 49 First MOTION for Leave to File To file reply brief in excess of page limit filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Proposed Order) (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 08/03/2016)
08/03/2016 50 ELECTRONIC ORDER granting 49 Motion for Leave to File. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 8/3/2016) (Judge Reed C O’Connor) (Entered: 08/03/2016)
08/03/2016 51 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Austin R Nimocks for Michael C. Toth on behalf of Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin. (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 08/03/2016)
08/03/2016 52 REPLY filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin re: 40 Response/Objection, (Attachments: # 1 Declaration(s) Declaration of Kara Belew) (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 08/03/2016)
08/04/2016 53 NOTICE of Attorney Schedule filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 08/04/2016)
08/08/2016 54 ORDER deferring ruling on 11 Motion for Injunction and setting hearing date (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 8/8/2016) (Judge Reed C O’Connor) (Entered: 08/08/2016)
08/09/2016 Hearing/Deadline Modification: Deadlines/hearings set per 54 Order deferring ruling on Motion for Injunction and setting hearing date. Motion Hearing re 11 MOTION for Injunction set for 8/12/2016 10:30 AM in US Courthouse, Courtroom 2nd Floor, 501 W. 10th St. Fort Worth, TX 76102-3673 before Judge Reed C O’Connor. (plp) (Entered: 08/09/2016)
08/12/2016 56 ELECTRONIC Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Reed C O’Connor: Evidentiary Hearing held on 8/12/2016. Order to follow. Attorney Appearances: Plaintiff – Austin Nimoks; Defense – Benjamin Berwick. (Court Reporter: Denver Roden) (No exhibits) Time in Court – 2:10. (chmb) (Entered: 08/18/2016)
08/18/2016 55 Correspondence received via the court’s online email system regarding 7:16-cv-00054-O State of Texas, et al. v. United States of America, et al. (ali) (Entered: 08/18/2016)
08/19/2016 57 First MOTION for Leave to File Additional Exhibit filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s), # 2 Proposed Order) (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 08/19/2016)
08/21/2016 58 ORDER granting 11 Motion for Injunction (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 8/21/2016) (Judge Reed C O’Connor) (Entered: 08/21/2016)
08/24/2016 59 Notice of Filing of Official Electronic Transcript of Hearing on Motion for Injunction Proceedings held on 08-12-2016 before Judge Reed C. O’Connor. Court Reporter/Transcriber Denver B. Roden, RMR, Telephone number 214-753-2298. Parties are notified of their duty to review the transcript. A copy may be purchased from the court reporter or viewed at the clerk’s office. If redaction is necessary, a Redaction Request – Transcript must be filed within 21 days. If no such Request is filed, the transcript will be made available via PACER without redaction after 90 calendar days. If redaction request filed, this transcript will not be accessible via PACER; see redacted transcript. The clerk will mail a copy of this notice to parties not electronically noticed. (82 pages) Redaction Request due 9/14/2016. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 9/26/2016. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/22/2016. (dbr) (Entered: 08/24/2016)
08/30/2016 60 ORDER REQUIRING SCHEDULING CONFERENCE AND REPORT FOR CONTENTS OF SCHEDULING ORDER: Joint Report due by 9/26/2016. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 8/30/2016) (baa) (Entered: 08/30/2016)
08/30/2016 61 NOTICE of Pending Litigation filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 08/30/2016)
08/31/2016 62 ORDER: The Court finds that expedited briefing is necessary to resolve Defendants’ Notice. See L.R. 7.1. Accordingly, it is ORDERED that Plaintiffs must file a Response to Defendants’ Notice on or before September 9, 2016. Should Defendants wish to file a Reply, they may do so on or before September 14, 2016. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 8/31/2016) (baa) (Entered: 08/31/2016)
09/01/2016 63 Notice of Filing of Official Electronic Transcript of Hearing on Motion for Injunction CORRECTED Proceedings held on 08-12-2016 before Judge Reed C. O’Connor. Court Reporter/Transcriber Denver B. Roden, RMR, Telephone number 214-753-2298. Parties are notified of their duty to review the transcript. A copy may be purchased from the court reporter or viewed at the clerk’s office. If redaction is necessary, a Redaction Request – Transcript must be filed within 21 days. If no such Request is filed, the transcript will be made available via PACER without redaction after 90 calendar days. If redaction request filed, this transcript will not be accessible via PACER; see redacted transcript. The clerk will mail a copy of this notice to parties not electronically noticed. (81 pages) Redaction Request due 9/22/2016. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 10/3/2016. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 11/30/2016. (dbr) (Entered: 09/01/2016)
09/09/2016 64 NOTICE of PENDING LITIGATION re: 61 Notice (Other), 62 Order Setting Deadline/Hearing, 58 Order on Motion for Injunction filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 6) (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 09/09/2016)
09/12/2016 65 MOTION for Clarification of the Court’s Preliminary Injunction Order and Unopposed Request for Expedited Consideration filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang with Brief/Memorandum in Support. (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 09/12/2016)
09/12/2016 66 Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice with Certificate of Good Standing (Filing fee $25; Receipt number 0539-7858288) filed by Rachel Jona Tudor (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) Ezra Young Certificate of Good Standing, # 2 Proposed Order Proposed Order). Party Dr. Rachel Tudor added. (Young, Ezra) (Entered: 09/12/2016)
09/12/2016 67 MOTION to Intervene and Join Claim filed by Rachel Jona Tudor with Brief/Memorandum in Support. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 1, Complaint in Intervention, # 2 Proposed Order Proposed Order) (Young, Ezra) (Entered: 09/12/2016)
09/12/2016 68 MOTION re 66 Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice with Certificate of Good Standing (Filing fee $25; Receipt number 0539-7858288) filed by Rachel Jona Tudor with Brief/Memorandum in Support. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Proposed Order) (Young, Ezra) (Entered: 09/12/2016)
09/12/2016 69 Agreed STIPULATION of WAIVER of BOND by State of Texas. (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 09/12/2016)
09/13/2016 70 ORDER: Having considered the parties’ agreed request for expedited consideration, it is ORDERED that Plaintiffs’ Response, if any, be filed on or before September 19, 2016. It is further ORDERED that Defendants’ Reply, if any, be filed on or before September 23, 2016. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 9/13/2016) (trt) (Entered: 09/13/2016)
09/14/2016 71 Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Answer filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order) (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 09/14/2016)
09/14/2016 72 REPLY filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang re: 61 Notice (Other), 64 Notice (Other),, (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 09/14/2016)
09/19/2016 73 RESPONSE filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin re: 65 MOTION for Clarification of the Court’s Preliminary Injunction Order and Unopposed Request for Expedited Consideration (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 09/19/2016)
09/23/2016 74 REPLY filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R. Yang re: 65 MOTION for Clarification of the Court’s Preliminary Injunction Order and Unopposed Request for Expedited Consideration (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 09/23/2016)
09/26/2016 75 Joint Submission on Discovery Matters (Joint Report of Parties) by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin. Related document: 60 Status Report Order. (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 09/26/2016)
09/26/2016 76 ORDER setting 65 Motion for Hearing. Hearing set for 9/30/2016 09:30 AM in US Courthouse, Courtroom 222, 1000 Lamar Street, Wichita Falls, TX 76301-3431 before Judge Reed C O’Connor. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 9/26/2016) (Judge Reed C O’Connor) (Entered: 09/26/2016)
09/27/2016 77 NOTICE of Other Litigation filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R Yang (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 09/27/2016)
09/28/2016 78 NOTICE of Supplemental Authority filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R Yang (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s)) (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 09/28/2016)
09/30/2016 79 ELECTRONIC ORDER granting 66 Application for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Ezra Young. If not already done, Applicant must register as an ECF User within 14 days (LR 5.1(f)).(Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 9/30/2016)(chmb)(cds) (Entered: 09/30/2016)
09/30/2016 80 ELECTRONIC Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Reed C O’Connor: Motion Hearing held on 9/30/2016 65 MOTION for Clarification of the Court’s Preliminary Injunction Order and Unopposed Request for Expedited Consideration. Attorney Appearances: Plaintiff – Austin Nimocks; Defense – Benjamin Barwick. (Court Reporter: Denver Roden) (No exhibits) Time in Court – 1:17. (chmb) (Entered: 09/30/2016)
10/03/2016 81 RESPONSE filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R Yang re: 67 MOTION to Intervene and Join Claim (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 10/03/2016)
10/03/2016 82 RESPONSE filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin re: 67 MOTION to Intervene and Join Claim (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 10/03/2016)
10/14/2016 83 NOTICE of Defendants’ Intent to File Notice of Appeal filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R Yang (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 10/14/2016)
10/17/2016 84 REPLY filed by Rachel Jona Tudor re: 67 MOTION to Intervene and Join Claim (Young, Ezra) (Entered: 10/17/2016)
10/17/2016 85 ***DISREGARD: See 87 for correct document*** REPLY filed by Rachel Jona Tudor re: 67 MOTION to Intervene and Join Claim (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 1, # 2Exhibit(s) Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 3) (Young, Ezra) Modified on 10/19/2016 (plp). (Entered: 10/17/2016)
10/18/2016 86 ORDER granting in part and denying in part 65 Motion. See order for details. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 10/18/2016) (Judge Reed C O’Connor) (Entered: 10/18/2016)
10/19/2016 Hearing/Deadline Modification: Deadlines set per 86 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief. Plaintiffs must respond on or before October 24, 2016, and Defendants must reply on or before October 28, 2016. (skg) (Entered: 10/19/2016)
10/19/2016 87 REPLY filed by Rachel Jona Tudor re: 67 MOTION to Intervene and Join Claim (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 3) (Young, Ezra) (Entered: 10/19/2016)
10/20/2016 88 NOTICE OF INTERLOCUTORY APPEAL as to 86 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief, 58 Order on Motion for Injunction to the Fifth Circuit by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R Yang. T.O. form to appellant electronically at Transcript Order Form or US Mail as appropriate. Copy of NOA to be sent US Mail to parties not electronically noticed. IMPORTANT ACTION REQUIRED: Provide an electronic copy of any exhibit you offered during a hearing or trial that was admitted into evidence to the clerk of the district court within 14 days of the date of this notice. Copies must be transmitted as PDF attachments through ECF by all ECF Users or delivered to the clerk on a CD by all non-ECF Users. See detailed instructions here. (Exception: This requirement does not apply to a pro se prisoner litigant.) Please note that if original exhibits are in your possession, you must maintain them through final disposition of the case. (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 10/20/2016)
10/24/2016 89 Notice of Filing of Official Electronic Transcript of Hearing Proceedings held on 09-30-2016 before Judge Reed C. O’Connor. Court Reporter/Transcriber Denver B. Roden, RMR, Telephone number 214-753-2298. Parties are notified of their duty to review the transcript. A copy may be purchased from the court reporter or viewed at the clerk’s office. If redaction is necessary, a Redaction Request – Transcript must be filed within 21 days. If no such Request is filed, the transcript will be made available via PACER without redaction after 90 calendar days. If redaction request filed, this transcript will not be accessible via PACER; see redacted transcript. The clerk will mail a copy of this notice to parties not electronically noticed. (48 pages) Redaction Request due 11/14/2016. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 11/25/2016. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 1/23/2017. (dbr) (Entered: 10/24/2016)
10/24/2016 90 Brief/Memorandum in Support filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin re 86 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 10/24/2016)
10/27/2016 91 MOTION Request for Ruling on Motion to Intervene re 67 MOTION to Intervene and Join Claim filed by Rachel Jona Tudor with Brief/Memorandum in Support. (Young, Ezra) (Entered: 10/27/2016)
10/28/2016 92 Brief/Memorandum in Support filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R Yang re 86 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 10/28/2016)
10/31/2016 93 USCA Case Number 16-11534 in USCA5 for 88 Notice of Appeal filed by United States Department of Justice, Loretta E Lynch, United States Department of Labor, United States of America, John B. King, Jenny R Yang, Vanita Gupta, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States Department of Education. (trt). (Entered: 10/31/2016)
11/03/2016 94 NOTICE OF INTERLOCUTORY APPEAL as to 86 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief, 58 Order on Motion for Injunction to the Fifth Circuit by Rachel Jona Tudor. Filing fee $505, receipt number 0539-7980923. T.O. form to appellant electronically at Transcript Order Form or US Mail as appropriate. Copy of NOA to be sent US Mail to parties not electronically noticed. IMPORTANT ACTION REQUIRED: Provide an electronic copy of any exhibit you offered during a hearing or trial that was admitted into evidence to the clerk of the district court within 14 days of the date of this notice. Copies must be transmitted as PDF attachments through ECF by all ECF Users or delivered to the clerk on a CD by all non-ECF Users. See detailed instructions here. (Exception: This requirement does not apply to a pro se prisoner litigant.) Please note that if original exhibits are in your possession, you must maintain them through final disposition of the case. (Young, Ezra) (Entered: 11/03/2016)
11/07/2016 95 MOTION to Stay re 86 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief, 58 Order on Motion for Injunction and Unopposed Request for Expedited Consideration filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta E Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R Yang with Brief/Memorandum in Support. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration(s)) (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 11/07/2016)
11/09/2016 96 ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiffs file a response to Defendants’ Motion for Partial Stay of the Court’s Preliminary Injunction Order 95 by November 15, 2016. (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 11/9/2016) (skg) (Entered: 11/09/2016)
11/14/2016 USCA Case Number 16-11534 in USCA5 for 88 Notice of Appeal, filed by United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States of America, John B. King, Jenny R Yang, Loretta Lynch, Vanita Gupta, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States Department of Education, 94 Notice of Appeal, filed by Rachel Jona Tudor. (skg) (Entered: 11/14/2016)
11/15/2016 97 Notice of Filing of Official Electronic Transcript of Hearing Corrected Proceedings held on 09-30-2016 before Judge Reed C. O’Connor. Court Reporter/Transcriber Denver B. Roden, RMR, Telephone number 214-753-2298. Parties are notified of their duty to review the transcript. A copy may be purchased from the court reporter or viewed at the clerk’s office. If redaction is necessary, a Redaction Request – Transcript must be filed within 21 days. If no such Request is filed, the transcript will be made available via PACER without redaction after 90 calendar days. If redaction request filed, this transcript will not be accessible via PACER; see redacted transcript. The clerk will mail a copy of this notice to parties not electronically noticed. (48 pages) Redaction Request due 12/6/2016. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 12/16/2016. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 2/13/2017. (dbr) (Entered: 11/15/2016)
11/15/2016 98 Transcript Order Form: re 88 Notice of Appeal,,,,, transcript requested by Jenny R Yang, United States Department of Justice, Loretta Lynch, John B. King, United States of America, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, David Michaels, United States Department of Labor, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, Vanita Gupta for Preliminary Injunction Hearing held 8/12/16, Motion for Clarification Hearing held 9/30/16 (Court Reporter: Denver Roden.) Payment method: US Government Funds (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 11/15/2016)
11/15/2016 99 RESPONSE filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin re: 95 MOTION to Stay re 86 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief, 58 Order on Motion for Injunction and Unopposed Request for Expedited Consideration (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 11/15/2016)
11/20/2016 100 ORDER denying 95 Motion to Stay (Ordered by Judge Reed C O’Connor on 11/20/2016) (Judge Reed C O’Connor) (Entered: 11/20/2016)
11/22/2016 Record on Appeal for USCA5 16-11534 (related to 88 , 94 appeal): Record consisting of: 1 ECF electronic record on appeal (eROA) is certified, 2 Volume(s) electronic transcript. PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: Licensed attorneys must have filed an appearance in the USCA5 case and be registered for electronic filing in the USCA5 to access the paginated eROA in the USCA5 ECF system. (Take these steps immediately if you have not already done so, since the USCA5 briefing deadline has now been set. Once you have filed the notice of appearance and/or USCA5 ECF registration, it may take up to 3 business days for the circuit to notify the district clerk that we may grant you access to the eROA in the USCA5 ECF system.) To access the paginated record, log in to the USCA5 ECF system, and under the Utilities menu, select Electronic Record on Appeal. Pro se litigants may request a copy of the record by contacting the appeals deputy in advance to arrange delivery. (skg) (Entered: 11/22/2016)
12/28/2016 APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney(s) Thais-Lyn Trayer for party(s) Appellant USA Appellant Vanita Gupta Appellant Thomas E. Perez Appellant DOJ Appellant EEOC Appellant David Michaels Appellant LABR Appellant Loretta E. Lynch Appellant Jenny R. Yang Appellant John B. King Appellant EDUC, in case 16-11534. Access to the EROA granted. (skg) (Entered: 12/28/2016)
12/29/2016 101 MOTION to Intervene filed by Rhonda Fleming, Charlsa Suzanne Little, Jeanette Driever. (skg) (Entered: 12/29/2016)
12/30/2016 102 MOTION for Preliminary Injunctive Relief filed by Jeanette Driever, Rhonda Fleming, Charlsa Suzanne Little. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s)) (skg) (Entered: 12/30/2016)
01/09/2017 103 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Rhonda Fleming. (skg) (Entered: 01/09/2017)
01/09/2017 104 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Brenda Rhames. (skg) (Entered: 01/09/2017)
01/09/2017 105 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Jessica Summers. (skg) (Entered: 01/09/2017)
01/09/2017 106 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Linda Highfield. (skg) (Entered: 01/09/2017)
01/09/2017 107 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Natasha Harper. (skg) (Entered: 01/09/2017)
01/09/2017 108 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Jeanette Driever. (skg) (Entered: 01/09/2017)
01/09/2017 109 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Yolanda Nowlin. (skg) (Entered: 01/09/2017)
01/09/2017 110 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Charlsa Suzanne Little. (skg) (Entered: 01/09/2017)
01/11/2017 APPEARANCE FORM FILED by Attorney Gene Micah Wissinger for Amicus Curiae Oklahomans for Equality in 16-11534. EROA access granted. (skg) (Entered: 01/11/2017)
01/12/2017 111 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Robin Parezanin. (skg) (Entered: 01/12/2017)
01/16/2017 112 RESPONSE filed by Arizona Department of Education, Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin re: 101 MOTION to Intervene (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 01/16/2017)
01/17/2017 113 RESPONSE filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin re: 102 MOTION for Injunction (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 01/17/2017)
01/17/2017 114 “Addendum to the Motion for Preliminary Injunctive Relief” 102 filed by Rhonda Fleming. (skg) (Entered: 01/17/2017)
01/17/2017 115 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Levon Edmonds. (skg) (Entered: 01/17/2017)
01/18/2017 116 NOTICE of Regarding Service of ECF No. 112 & No. 113 filed by Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 01/18/2017)
01/19/2017 117 RESPONSE AND OBJECTION filed by Vanita Gupta, John B. King, Loretta Lynch, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Department of Education, United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States of America, Jenny R Yang re: 101 MOTION to Intervene (Berwick, Benjamin) (Entered: 01/19/2017)
01/25/2017 118 “Plaintiff-Intervenors’ Sur-reply to Plaintiff-States Response” 112 filed by Jeanette Driever, Rhonda Fleming, Charlsa Suzanne Little. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s)) (skg) (Entered: 01/25/2017)
01/26/2017 119 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Amy Alley. (skg) (Entered: 01/26/2017)
01/26/2017 120 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Susan Peters. (skg) (Entered: 01/26/2017)
01/26/2017 121 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Donna Roberts. (skg) (Entered: 01/26/2017)
01/26/2017 122 Declaration Pursuant to U.S.C. 1746 in Support of Motion to Intervene 101 filed by Julie Tina Hatcher. (skg) (Entered: 01/26/2017)
01/27/2017 123 “Plaintiff-Intervenors’ Sur-Reply to Defendant’s Opposition to Motion to Intervene” 117 filed by Jeanette Driever, Rhonda Fleming, Charlsa Suzanne Little. (skg) (Entered: 01/27/2017)
01/27/2017 124 NOTICE of “Complaint” filed by Jeanette Driever, Rhonda Fleming, Charlsa Suzanne Little. (skg) (Entered: 01/27/2017)
02/01/2017 125 “Plaintiff-Intervenors’ Sur-Reply to Plaintiff-States’ Response to Motion for Preliminary Injunction” and “Motion for Live Hearing on the Pleadings” filed by Jeanette Driever, Rhonda Fleming, Charlsa Suzanne Little. (skg) (Entered: 02/01/2017)
02/03/2017 126 Order: It is ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court open a new civil action entitled “Rhonda Fleming, et al. v. John Doe” and copy the following to the docket of the new civil action: (1) ECF Nos. 101125; and (2) this Order. Putative Intervenors will be afforded an opportunity to amend or withdraw their complaint in the new civil action. Further, Putative Intervenors’ Motion to Intervene 101 ; Motion for Preliminary Injunction 102 ; and Motion for Live Hearing 125 are hereby DENIED as moot in the present case. Having reviewed the pleadings and the applicable law, the Court finds that the motions must be SEVERED and removed to a new civil action. ***Clerk’s Note: New civil case opened 7:17-CV-0009-O*** (Ordered by Judge Reed C. O’Connor on 2/3/2017) (skg) (Entered: 02/03/2017)
02/03/2017 **Clerk’s Notice of delivery: (see NEF for details) Docket No:126. Fri Feb 3 15:45:44 CST 2017 (crt) (Entered: 02/03/2017)
02/06/2017 127 (Document Restricted) Correspondence (skg) (Entered: 02/06/2017)
03/03/2017 128 NOTICE of Dismissal Without Prejudice (Under Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(a)(1)(A)(i)) filed by Arizona Department of Education, Harrold Independent School District (TX), Heber-Overgaard Unified School District (AZ), Paul LePage, State of Alabama, State of Georgia, State of Kentucky, State of Louisiana, State of Mississippi, State of Oklahoma, State of Tennessee, State of Texas, State of Utah, State of West Virginia, State of Wisconsin (Nimocks, Austin) (Entered: 03/03/2017)
03/03/2017 129 JUDGMENT/MANDATE of USCA 16-11534 as to 88 Notice of Appeal filed by United States Department of Justice, United States Department of Labor, United States of America, John B. King, Jenny R Yang, Loretta Lynch, Vanita Gupta, David Michaels, Thomas E. Perez, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, United States Department of Education, 94 Notice of Appeal filed by Rachel Jona Tudor. Under FED R. APP. P. 42(b), the appeal is dismissed as of March 03, 2017, pursuant to appellant’s motion. Issued as Mandate: 3/3/2017. (Attachments: # 1 USCA5 Cover letter.) (skg) (Entered: 03/03/2017)
03/03/2017 Civil Case Terminated per 148 Notice of Dismissal Without Prejudice 128 . (skg). (Entered: 03/03/2017)

 

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