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 DateFiling PartyDocument Description
  USDC – Arizona   
3/15/2017CourtJudgment In A Civil Case
3/17/2017 Court Order Dismissing Case Without Prejudice 
10/27/2016IntervenorNotice of Errata Re Reply in Support of NRA SCI’s Motion to Dismiss 

Exhibit A to Notice of Errata Re Reply in Support of NRA SCI’s Motion to Dismiss

10/26/2016 Intervenor Reply In Support of NRA SCI’s Motion to Dismiss 
10/14/2016 Intervenor National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Reply Memorandum In Support of Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 

Attachment to National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Reply Memorandum In Support of Motion for Judgment on the Pleaedings

10/14/2016 DefendantDefendant’s Reply In Support of Its Motion to Dismiss 
9/16/2016 PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Consolidated Response to Motions to Dismiss and Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings 
9/16/2016PlaintiffNotice of Errata 

Plaintiffs’ Consolidated Response to Motions to Dismiss and Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings_

9/15/2016 IntervenorDefendants-Intervenors National Rifle Association of America and Safari Club International’s Notice of Errata re Request for Judicial Notice 
9/13/2016 Defendant – Intervenor Defendant Intervenors National Rifle Association et al Notice of Errata to Request for Judicial Notice
9/7/2016 CourtOrder Granting Stipulated Motion to Amend Briefing Schedule
9/2/2016 PlaintiffStipulated Motion for Extension of Briefing Schedule 
8/26/2016 Defendant – IntervenorDefendant Intervenor’s National Rifle Association of America’s et al Request for Judicial Notice
8/26/2016 Defendant – IntervenorDefendant Intervenor’s National Rifle Association of America’s et al Motions to Dismiss
8/12/2016 Intervenor National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings and Supporting Memorandum 
8/12/2016 Defendant Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss and Memorandum of Points and Authorities In Support 
7/21/2016 CourtOrder Granting Stipulated Motion to Set Briefing Schedule and Extend Page Limitations 
7/19/2016 Plaintiff Stipulated Motion to Set Briefing Schedule and Extend Page Limitations 
6/10/2016 Defendant – IntervenorProposed Answer of the National Rifle Association 
6/10/2016 CourtOrder Granting NRA’s Motion to Intervene 
6/10/2016 IntervenorAnswer of National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc.
6/10/2016 CourtOrder Granting NSSF’s Motion to InterveneCBD_Order Granting NSSF’s Motion to Intervene 
6/7/2016 CourtORDER pursuant to General Order 09-08 granting #114 Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice. Per the Court’s Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual, applicant has five (5) days in which to register as a user of the Electronic Filing System. Registration to be accomplished via the court’s website at www.azd.uscourts.gov. Counsel is advised that they are limited to two (2) additional e-mail addresses in their District of Arizona User Account. (BAS) (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no.pdf document associated with this entry.) 
6/7/2016 Court PRO HAC VICE FEE PAID. $ 35, receipt number PHX172701 as to William Lee Smith. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. 
6/2/2016 Defendant-Intervenor Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice for Attorney William L. Smith
5/17/2016 CourtNOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT of STATUS CONFERENCE proceedings held on 04/18/2016, before Judge Stephen M. McNamee. (Court Reporters: Elva Cruz-Lauer/Charlotte A. Powers). The ordering party will have electronic access to the transcript immediately. All others may view the transcript at the court public terminal or it may be purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber by filing a Transcript Order Form on the docket before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 6/7/2016. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 6/17/2016. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 8/15/2016.  
5/9/2016 Intervenor Reply to Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendant-Intervenors National Rifle Association of America and Safari Club International’s Motion to Intervene
5/2/2016 Intervenor National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc.’s Reply Memorandum in Support of Motion for Leave to Intervene 
5/2/2016 Defendant Transcript Order
4/28/2016 Plaintiff Response in Opposition to Motion for Leave to Intervene By The National Rifle Association and Safari Club International
4/20/2016 Plaintiff Response in Opposition to National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Motion for Leave to Intervene 
4/19/2016 Court Judgment on Taxation of Costs 
4/18/2016Court MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Senior Judge Stephen M McNamee: Status Conference held on 4/18/2016. Case status is discussed. Further hearing to be set after pending motions to intervene are fully briefed. APPEARANCES: Allison LaPlante for Plaintiffs. Dustin Maghamfar for Defendant. James Odenkirk for the State of Arizona and Rhett Billingsly for National Shooting Sports Foundation, possible intervenors. (Court Reporter Charlotte Powers.) Hearing held 2:59 PM to 3:33 PM. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry.  
4/14/2016Intervenor  Defendant-Intervenor Safari Club International’s Corporate Disclosure Statement 
4/14/2016 Intervenor  Defendant-Intervenor The National Rifle Association of America’s Corporate Disclosure Statement
4/14/2016Intervenor  Proposed Answer of The National Rifle Association of America and Safari Club International to Plaintiffs’ Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief 
4/14/2016 Intervenor  Declaration of Michael John Rusing 
4/14/2016 Intervenor  Declaration of Jack Leslie Rainey 
4/14/2016 Intervenor  Declaration of Don Martin In Support of Motion for Leave to Intervene
4/14/2016 Intervenor  Declaration of Rew Goodenow
4/14/2016 Intervenor  Declaration of Todd Geiler In Support of Motion for Leave to Intervene 
4/14/2016 Intervenor  Declaration of Chris W. Cox 
4/14/2016 Intervenor  Declaration of Thomas Lee Britt 
4/14/2016Intervenor  Notice of Motion and Motion for Leave to Intervene By The National Rifle Association of America and Safari Club International, Memorandum of Points and Authorities In Support 

[Proposed] Order Granting Motion for Leave to Intervene

4/14/2016Intervenor  Notice of Substitution of Counsel Within Law Firm 
4/7/2016 Intervenor  Lodged Proposed Answer of National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc. Attached 
4/7/2016 Intervenor National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc.’s Corporate Disclosure Statement
4/7/2016Intervenor Declaration of Lawrence Keane In Support of National Shooting Sports Foundation’s Motion for Leave to Intervene 
4/7/2016 Intervenor National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc.’s Motion for Leave to Intervene 

Proposed Order to National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc.’s Motion for Leave to Intervene

3/24/2016Plaintiff Declaration of Allison LaPlante In Support of Bill of Costs

Exhibit A to Declaration of Allison LaPlante In Support of Bill of Costs

3/24/2016Plaintiff Plaintiff’s Bill of Costs 
3/14/2016Court MINUTE ORDER: Status Conference set for 4/18/2016 at 03:00 PM in Courtroom 401, 401 West Washington Street, Phoenix, AZ 85003 before Senior Judge Stephen M McNamee. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry.  
3/10/2016CourtMANDATE of USCA, reversing the decision of the District Court and remanding to the District Court, re: 13-16684 #83 Notice of Appeal. (Attachments: #1 Memorandum, #2 NDA) (copies sent by the Ninth Circuit)(REW) (Entered: 03/10/2016) 
   Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal
3/10/16CourtMemorandum
 3/10/16CourtMandate
1/12/16CourtMemorandum
3/27/2014CourtFiled Appellant Center for Biological Diversity paper copies of supplemental excerpts of record [34] in 1 volume.
3/27/2014CourtReceived 7 paper copies of Reply brief [34] filed by Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council and Sierra Club. [
3/21/2014CourtOrder Requesting Paper Copies of Appellants Center for Biological Diversity, et al.’s Reply Brief
3/20/2014AppellantAppellants Center for Biological Diversity, et al.’s Reply Brief
3/7/2014CourtOrder Granting Unopposed Motion for 7-Day Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
3/7/2014AppellantUnopposed Motion for 7-Day Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
2/12/2014CourtReceived 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.
2/11/2014CourtStreamlined 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. 
2/11/2014CourtFiled (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.
2/10/2014CourtReceived 7 paper copies of Amicus brief [22] filed by NRA, National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc., and Safari Club International.
2/7/2014CourtOrder Requesting Paper Copies of Amicus Curiae Brief of State of Arizona Supporting Defendant-Appellee and Affirmance
2/7/2014CourtEntered appearance of Amicus Curiae State of Arizona.
2/7/2014AmicusAmicus Curiae Brief of State of Arizona Supporting Defendant-Appellee and Affirmance
2/6/2014CourtOrder 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
2/6/2014CourtEntered appearance of Amici Curiae National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc., Safari Club International and NRA.
2/6/2014AmicusBrief of Amici Curiae National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc., Safari Club International, and National Rifle Association of American in Support of Appellee
2/5/2014CourtReceived 7 paper copies of Answering brief [19] filed by USFS.
2/3/2014CourtFiled 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.
1/30/2014AppelleeBrief for the Federal Defendants-Appellees
1/22/2014CourtOrder Granting Unopposed Motion for 7-Day Extension of Time to File Answering Brief
1/21/2014AppelleeUnopposed Motion for 7-Day Extension of Time to File Answering Brief
12/11/2013CourtStreamlined 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.
12/11/2013CourtFiled (ECF) Streamlined request for extension of time to file Answering Brief by Appellee USFS. New requested due date is 01/29/2014.
12/5/2013CourtFiled Appellants Center for Biological Diversity and Grand Canyon Wildlands Council paper copies of excerpts of record [11] in 2 volume(s).
12/5/20213CourtReceived 7 paper copies of Opening brief [11] filed by Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Wildlands Council and Sierra Club.
11/27/2013CourtFiled 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)
11/26/2013AppellantsOpening Brief
11/14/2013AppelleeNotice of Appearance of Counsel
10/25/2013CourtFiled order MEDIATION The court has determined that this appeal will not be selected for inclusion in the Mediation Program
9/27/2013AppelleeNotice of Appearance of Counsel
9/17/2013CourtOrder Re Mediation
9/13/2013AppellantsAppellant’s correspondence regarding transcripts
8/29/2013AppellantsMediation Questionnaire
8/22/2013CourtCourt of Appeal Notification of Appeal Case Number
8/21/2013AppellantsRepresentation Statement
8/21/2013AppellantsNotice of Appeal
  USDC – Arizona (Prescott Division)
 7/21/16OrderOrder Granting Stipulated Motion to Set Briefing Schedule and Extend Page Limitations
 7/19/16 PlaintiffsStipulated Motion to Set Briefing Schedule and Extend Page Limitations
 6/10/16Intervenor-Defendant NSSFNRA-SCI’s Answer to Complaint
 6/10/16 CourtOrder Granting NRA-SCI’s Motion to Intervene
 6/10/16Intervenor-Defendant NSSFNSSF’s Answer to Complaint
 6/10/16CourtOrder Granting NSSF’s Motion to Intervene
 6/2/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIApplication for Admission to Practice Pro Hac Vice – WLS
 5/9/16Intervenor- NRA/SCINRA-SCI’s Reply to Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Motion to Intervene
 5/2/16 Intervenor-NSSFNSSF’s Reply to Plaintiffs’ Opp to Motion to Intervene
 5/2/16Defendant USFSUSFS’ transcript order for 4-18-16 proceedings
4/28/16PlaintiffsPlaintiffs’ Opposition to NRA SCI’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
 4/20/16PlaintiffsPlaintiffs’ Response in Opposition to NSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
 4/19/16CourtJudgment on Taxation of Costs against Defendant
 4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCISCI’s Corporate Disclosure
 4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCINRA’s Corporate Disclosure
 4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIProposed Answer of NRA and SCI to Complaint
 4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Michael Rusing ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
 4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Jack Leslie Rainey ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
 4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Don Martin ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
 4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Rew Goodenow ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Todd Geiler ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Chis Cox ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Thomas Britt ISO Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIProposed Order Re Motion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/14/16Intervenor- NRA/SCIMotion for Leave to Intervene by NRA and SCI
4/7/16Intervenor-NSSFSubstitution of Attorney for NSSF
 4/7/16Intervenor-NSSFLodged Proposed Answer of National Shooting Sports Foundation
 4/7/16Intervenor-NSSFNSSF’s Corporate Disclosure Statement
4/7/16Intervenor-NSSFDeclaration of Lawrence Keane in Support of NSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
 4/7/16Intervenor-NSSFProposed Order Re NSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
4/7/16Intervenor-NSSFNSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
 3/24/16PlaintiffsBill 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
7/2/2013CourtJudgment in a Civil Case
7/2/2013CourtMemorandum of Decision and Order
3/26/2013Defendant USFSDefendant’s Reply Brief In Support of Motion to Dismiss
3/26/2013CourtOrder Granting Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Reply Brief in Support of its Motion to Dismiss
3/25/2013Defendant USFSLodged Proposed Defendant’s Reply Brief in Support of Its Motion to Dismiss
3/25/2013Defendant USFSProposed 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
3/25/2013Defendant USFSUSFS’ Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Defendant’s Reply Brief in Support of Its Motion to Dismiss in Excess of the Page Limit
2/25/2013CourtOrder Granting Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
2/22/2013Defendant USFSUnopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply Brief
2/19/2013Intervenor-NSSFNSSF’s Reply Memorandum in Support of Motion for Leave to Intervene
2/8/2013PlaintiffsPlaintiffs’ Response in Opposition to NSSF’s Motion to Intervene
2/6/2013CourtOrder Granting Motion for Leave to file Excess pages
2/6/2013PlaintiffsUnopposed Motion for Leave to file Plaintiffs’ Resp to US Forest Service’s Motion to Dismiss
2/6/2013PlaintiffsPlaintiffs’ Response in Opp to USFS’s Motion to Dismiss
1/22/2013Intervenor-NSSFNSSF’s Proposed Answer
1/22/2013Intervenor-NSSFNSSF’s Corporate Disclosure Statement
1/22/2013Intervenor-NSSFDeclaration of Lawrence Keane in Support of NSSF’s Motion to Intervene
1/22/2013Intervenor-NSSFNSSF’s Motion for Leave to Intervene
1/16/2013CourtOrder Granting Plaintiff extension of time to respond to Motion to Dismiss
1/14/2013PlaintiffsUnopposed Motion for Extension of Time for Plaintiffs’ to Respond to Forest Service’s Motion to Dismiss
1/13/2013PlaintiffsDec of Kevin Cassidy in Support of Plaintiffs’ Response in Opp to NRA’s Motion to Intervene
1/11/2013Intervenor- NRA/SCIReply to Opposition to Motion to Intervene
1/4/2013PlaintiffsResponse in Opposition to Motion to Intervene
12/14/2012 USFSMotion to Dismiss
12/4/2012Intervenor-State of AZReply to Plaintiffs’ Response to the State of AZ’s Motion to Intervene
12/4/2012CourtOrder Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Extension of Time to file Response to NRA_SCI Motion to Intervene
12/3/2012PlaintiffProposed Order Re Plaintiffs’ First Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply to Motion to Intervene
12/3/2012PlaintiffPlaintiffs First Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply to Motion to Intervene
11/30/2012CourtOrder Granting Motion for Ext. of Time to Respond to Complaint
11/30/2012USFSProposed Order Re Motion for Extension of Time for Defendant USFS to Respond to Complaint
11/30/2012USFSUnopposed Motion for Extension of Time for USFS to Respond to Complaint
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCILodged Proposed Answer to Complaint
11/21/2012
Intervenor- NRA/SCIMotion to Intervene
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIProposed Order Granting Motion to Intervene
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCINRA’s Corporate Disclosure Statement
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Don Martin
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of George Taylor
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Jack Rainey
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of John Rusing
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Susan Recce
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Thomas Britt
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Todd Geiler
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Rew Goodenow
11/21/2012Intervenor- NRA/SCIDeclaration of Chris Cox
11/20/2012PlaintiffMemorandum in Response to State of Arizona’s Motion to Intervene
11/6/2012Intervenor-State of AZMemorandum in Support of State of Arizona’s Motion to Intervene
11/6/2012Intervenor-State of AZState of Arizona’s Motion to Intervene
9/5/2012PlaintiffComplaint