CBD v. U.S. Forest Service

 United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

Docket #: 13-16684
Docketed: 08/22/2013
Nature of Suit: 2893 Environmental Matters
Ctr for Biological Diversity, et al v. USFS
Appeal From: U.S. District Court for Arizona, Prescott

Summary/Issues:

Filing Date Filing Party Document Description
 Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal 
3/10/16 Court Memorandum
 3/10/16 Court Mandate
1/12/16 Court Memorandum
3/27/2014 Court Filed Appellant Center for Biological Diversity paper copies of supplemental excerpts of record [34] in 1 volume.
3/27/2014 Court Received 7 paper copies of Reply brief [34] filed by Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council and Sierra Club. [
3/21/2014 Court Order Requesting Paper Copies of Appellants Center for Biological Diversity, et al.’s Reply Brief
3/20/2014 Appellant Appellants Center for Biological Diversity, et al.’s Reply Brief
3/7/2014 Court Order Granting Unopposed Motion for 7-Day Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
3/7/2014 Appellant Unopposed Motion for 7-Day Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
2/12/2014 Court Received 7 paper copies of Amicus brief [25] filed by State of Arizona. Received 7 paper copies of Amicus brief [25] filed by State of Arizona.
2/11/2014 Court Streamlined request [29] by Appellants Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council and Sierra Club to extend time to file the reply brief is approved. Amended briefing schedule: the optional reply brief is due 03/14/14. 
2/11/2014 Court Filed (ECF) Streamlined request for extension of time to file Reply Brief by Appellants Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council and Sierra Club. New requested due date is 03/14/2014.
2/10/2014 Court Received 7 paper copies of Amicus brief [22] filed by NRA, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc., and Safari Club International.
2/7/2014 Court Order Requesting Paper Copies of Amicus Curiae Brief of State of Arizona Supporting Defendant-Appellee and Affirmance
2/7/2014 Court Entered appearance of Amicus Curiae State of Arizona.
2/7/2014 Amicus Amicus Curiae Brief of State of Arizona Supporting Defendant-Appellee and Affirmance
2/6/2014 Court Order Requesting Paper Copies of Brief of Amici Curiae National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc., Safari Club International, and National Rifle Association of American in Support of Appellee
2/6/2014 Court Entered appearance of Amici Curiae National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc., Safari Club International and NRA.
2/6/2014 Amicus Brief of Amici Curiae National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc., Safari Club International, and National Rifle Association of American in Support of Appellee
2/5/2014 Court Received 7 paper copies of Answering brief [19] filed by USFS.
2/3/2014 Court Filed clerk order: The answering brief [19] submitted by USFS is filed. Within 7 days of the filing of this order, filer is ordered to file 7 copies of the brief in paper format, accompanied by certification, attached to the end of each copy of the brief, that the brief is identical to the version submitted electronically. Cover color: red. The paper copies shall be printed from the PDF version of the brief created from the word processing application, not from PACER or Appellate ECF.
1/30/2014 Appellee Brief for the Federal Defendants-Appellees
1/22/2014 Court Order Granting Unopposed Motion for 7-Day Extension of Time to File Answering Brief
1/21/2014 Appellee Unopposed Motion for 7-Day Extension of Time to File Answering Brief
12/11/2013 Court Streamlined request [15] by Appellee USFS to extend time to file the answering brief is approved. Amended briefing schedule: Appellee United States Forest Service answering brief is due 01/29/2014. The optional reply brief is due 14 days from the date of service of the answering brief.
12/11/2013 Court Filed (ECF) Streamlined request for extension of time to file Answering Brief by Appellee USFS. New requested due date is 01/29/2014.
12/5/2013 Court Filed Appellants Center for Biological Diversity and Grand Canyon Wildlands Council paper copies of excerpts of record [11] in 2 volume(s).
12/5/20213 Court Received 7 paper copies of Opening brief [11] filed by Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council and Sierra Club.
11/27/2013 Court Filed clerk order: The opening brief [11] submitted by Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council and Sierra Club is filed. Within 7 days of the filing of this order, filer is ordered to file 7 copies of the brief in paper format, accompanied by certification, attached to the end of each copy of the brief, that the brief is identical to the version submitted electronically. Cover color: blue. The paper copies shall be printed from the PDF version of the brief created from the word processing application, not from PACER or Appellate ECF. The Court has reviewed the excerpts of record [11]submitted by Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council and Sierra Club. Within 7 days of this order, filer is ordered to file 4 copies of the excerpts in paper format, with a white cover. The paper copies must be in the format described in 9th Circuit Rule 30-1.6. [8881845] (GV)
11/26/2013 Appellants Opening Brief
11/14/2013 Appellee Notice of Appearance of Counsel
10/25/2013 Court Filed order MEDIATION The court has determined that this appeal will not be selected for inclusion in the Mediation Program
9/27/2013 Appellee Notice of Appearance of Counsel
9/17/2013 Court Order Re Mediation
9/13/2013 Appellants Appellant’s correspondence regarding transcripts
8/29/2013 Appellants Mediation Questionnaire
8/22/2013 Court Court of Appeal Notification of Appeal Case Number
8/21/2013 Appellants Representation Statement
8/21/2013 Appellants Notice of Appeal
USDC – Arizona (Prescott Division)
 7/21/16 Order Order Granting Stipulated Motion to Set Briefing Schedule and Extend Page Limitations
 7/19/16  Plaintiffs Stipulated Motion to Set Briefing Schedule and Extend Page Limitations
 6/10/16 Intervenor-Defendant NSSF NRA-SCI’s Answer to Complaint
 6/10/16  Court Order Granting NRA-SCI’s Motion to Intervene
 6/10/16 Intervenor-Defendant NSSF NSSF’s Answer to Complaint
 6/10/16 Court Order Granting NSSF’s Motion to Intervene
 6/2/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Application for Admission to Practice Pro Hac Vice – WLS
 5/9/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI NRA-SCI’s Reply to Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Motion to Intervene
 5/2/16  Intervenor-NSSF NSSF’s Reply to Plaintiffs’ Opp to Motion to Intervene
 5/2/16 Defendant USFS USFS’ transcript order for 4-18-16 proceedings
4/28/16 Plaintiffs Plaintiffs’ Opposition to NRA SCI’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
 4/20/16 Plaintiffs Plaintiffs’ Response in Opposition to NSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
 4/19/16 Court Judgment on Taxation of Costs against Defendant
 4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI SCI’s Corporate Disclosure
 4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI NRA’s Corporate Disclosure
 4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Proposed Answer of NRA and SCI to Complaint
 4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Michael Rusing ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
 4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Jack Leslie Rainey ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
 4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Don Martin ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
 4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Rew Goodenow ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Todd Geiler ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Chis Cox ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Thomas Britt ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Proposed Order Re Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/7/16 Intervenor-NSSF Substitution of Attorney for NSSF
 4/7/16 Intervenor-NSSF Lodged Proposed Answer of National Shooting Sports Foundation
 4/7/16 Intervenor-NSSF NSSF’s Corporate Disclosure Statement
4/7/16 Intervenor-NSSF Declaration of Lawrence Keane in Support of NSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
 4/7/16 Intervenor-NSSF Proposed Order Re NSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
4/7/16 Intervenor-NSSF NSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
 3/24/16 Plaintiffs Bill of Costs
8/22/2013 USCA Case Number re: 83 Notice of Appeal. Case number 13-16684, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.
8/21/2013 REPRESENTATION STATEMENT by Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council, Sierra Club re: 83 Notice of Appeal,.
8/21/2013 Notice of Appeal
7/2/2013 Court Judgment in a Civil Case
7/2/2013 Court Memorandum of Decision and Order
3/26/2013 Defendant USFS Defendant’s Reply Brief In Support of Motion to Dismiss
3/26/2013 Court Order Granting Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Reply Brief in Support of its Motion to Dismiss
3/25/2013 Defendant USFS Lodged Proposed Defendant’s Reply Brief in Support of Its Motion to Dismiss
3/25/2013 Defendant USFS Proposed Order Re USFS’ Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Defendanrt’s Reply Brief in Support of Its Motion to Dismiss in Excess of the Page Limit
3/25/2013 Defendant USFS USFS’ Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Defendant’s Reply Brief in Support of Its Motion to Dismiss in Excess of the Page Limit
2/25/2013 Court Order Granting Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
2/22/2013 Defendant USFS Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
2/19/2013 Intervenor-NSSF NSSF’s Reply Memorandum in Support of Motion for Leave to Intervene
2/8/2013 Plaintiffs Plaintiffs’ Response in Opposition to NSSF’s Motion to Intervene
2/6/2013 Court Order Granting Motion for Leave to file Excess pages
2/6/2013 Plaintiffs Unopposed Motion for Leave to file Plaintiffs’ Resp to US Forest Service’s Motion to Dismiss
2/6/2013 Plaintiffs Plaintiffs’ Response in Opp to USFS’s Motion to Dismiss
1/22/2013 Intervenor-NSSF NSSF’s Proposed Answer
1/22/2013 Intervenor-NSSF NSSF’s Corporate Disclosure Statement
1/22/2013 Intervenor-NSSF Declaration of Lawrence Keane in Support of NSSF’s Motion to Intervene
1/22/2013 Intervenor-NSSF NSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
1/16/2013 Court Order Granting Plaintiff extension of time to respond to Motion to Dismiss
1/14/2013 Plaintiffs Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time for Plaintiffs’ to Respond to Forest Service’s Motion to Dismiss
1/13/2013 Plaintiffs Dec of Kevin Cassidy in Support of Plaintiffs’ Response in Opp to NRA’s Motion to Intervene
1/11/2013 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Reply to Opposition to Motion to Intervene
1/4/2013 Plaintiffs Response in Opposition to Motion to Intervene
12/14/2012  USFS Motion to Dismiss
12/4/2012 Intervenor-State of AZ Reply to Plaintiffs’ Response to the State of AZ’s Motion to Intervene
12/4/2012 Court Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Extension of Time to file Response to NRA_SCI Motion to Intervene
12/3/2012 Plaintiff Proposed Order Re Plaintiffs’ First Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply to Motion to Intervene
12/3/2012 Plaintiff Plaintiffs First Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply to Motion to Intervene
11/30/2012 Court Order Granting Motion for Ext. of Time to Respond to Complaint
11/30/2012 USFS Proposed Order Re Motion for Extension of Time for Defendant USFS to Respond to Complaint
11/30/2012 USFS Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time for USFS to Respond to Complaint
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Lodged Proposed Answer to Complaint
11/21/2012
Intervenor- NRA/SCI Motion to Intervene
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Proposed Order Granting Motion to Intervene
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI NRA’s Corporate Disclosure Statement
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Don Martin
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of George Taylor
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Jack Rainey
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of John Rusing
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Susan Recce
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Thomas Britt
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Todd Geiler
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Rew Goodenow
11/21/2012 Intervenor- NRA/SCI Declaration of Chris Cox
11/20/2012 Plaintiff Memorandum in Response to State of Arizona’s Motion to Intervene
11/6/2012 Intervenor-State of AZ Memorandum in Support of State of Arizona’s Motion to Intervene
11/6/2012 Intervenor-State of AZ State of Arizona’s Motion to Intervene
9/5/2012 Plaintiff Complaint