Safari Club International v. Jewell

United States Circuit Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia

Court of Appeals Docket #: 13-5300
Docketed: 10/08/2013
Nature of Suit: 2893 Environmental Matters
Safari Club International v. Sally Jewell, et al
Appeal From: United States District Court for the District of Columbia

Summary/Issues:

Filing DateFiling PartyDocument Description
Circuit Court of Appeal for the District of Columbia
12/12/2014AppellantSecond Status Report By Appellant Safari Club International
9/15/2014AppellantStatus Report By Appellant Safari Club International
6/17/2014CourtClerk Order Granting Appellants Motion for Continued Stay of Briefing
5/28/2014AppellantSafari Club International’s Motion for Continued Stay of Briefing
2/27/2014CourtClerk Order Granting Unopposed Motion to Stay Briefing Schedule
2/25/2014AppellantSafari Club International’s Unopposed Motion for Stay of Briefing
2/11/2014CourtClerk Order Setting Briefing Schedule
2/7/2014CourtClerk Order Requesting Defendant-Intervenor-Appellee To File Joint Brief
2/5/2014IntervenorDefendant-Intervenors’ Joint Response to Order Show Cause
1/10/2014IntervenorAmended Notice of Appearance By Intervenor Friends of Animals
1/7/2014CourtClerk Order Requesting Defendant-Intervenor-Appellee To Show Cause Why They Should Not Be Limited To Joint Brief
12/4/2013CourtENTRY OF APPEARANCE filed [1469016] by Vivian Wang on behalf of Appellees Daniel M. Ashe, Sally Jewell, DOI and United States Fish and Wildlife Service. [13-5300] (Wang, Vivian)
12/3/2013CourtENTRY OF APPEARANCE filed [1468613] by Anna Frostic and co-counsel Ralph Henry on behalf of Appellees Born Free USA, Defenders of Wildlife and Humane Society of the United States. [13-5300]
11/12/2013CourtENTRY OF APPEARANCE filed [1465752] by Matthew Littleton on behalf of Appellees Daniel M. Ashe, Sally Jewell, DOI and United States Fish and Wildlife Service. [13-5300] (Littleton, Matt)
11/7/2013IntervenorCertificate as to Parties, Rulings, and Related Cases
11/7/2013CourtENTRY OF APPEARANCE filed [1465217] by Michael Harris on behalf of Appellee Friends of Animals. [13-5300] (Harris, Michael)
11/6/2013CourtENTRY OF APPEARANCE filed [1464984] by William S. Eubanks II on behalf of Appellees Born Free USA, Defenders of Wildlife and Humane Society of the United States. [13-5300] (Eubanks, William)
11/6/2013Intervenor – AppelleeCertificate as to Parties, Rulings, and Related Cases
10/25/2013AppellantPlaintiff-Appellant Safari Club International’s Certificate of Corporate Disclosure
10/24/2013AppellantUnderlying Decisions From Which This Appeal Arises
10/24/2013AppellantTranscript Status Report
10/24/2013AppellantPlaintiff-Appellant Safari Club International’s Statement of Issues on Appeal
10/24/2013AppellantStatement of Intent to Use Deferred Joint Appendix
10/24/2013AppellantAppellants Civil Docketing Statement
10/24/2013AppellantAppellants Safari Club International Entry of Appearance
10/24/2013AppellantCertificate as to Parties, Rulings, and Related Cases
10/21/2013AppellantAppellant’s Certification as to Transcript
10/8/2013CourtClerk Order Setting Briefing Schedule
10/8/2013AppellantNOTICE OF APPEAL filed [1460033] by Safari Club International seeking review of a decision by the U.S. District Court in 1:11-cv-01564-BAH. Assigned USCA Case Number [13-5300]
10/8/2013CourtUS CIVIL CASE docketed. [13-5300]
USDC – District of Columbia
10/11/2013CourtUSCA Case Number 13-5300 for 121 Notice of Appeal to DC Circuit Court, filed by SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL.
10/3/2013CourtTransmission of Notice of Appeal
10/2/2013PlaintiffCivil Notice of Appeal
8/9/2013CourtMemorandum Opinion
8/9/2013CourtOrder Denying Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment
6/12/2013DefendantFederal Defendants’ Notice of the Publication of a Proposed Rule and 12-Month Finding on Chimpanzees
6/7/2013PlaintiffSafari Club International’s Response to Federal Defendants’ Notice of Publication of 12-Month Finding in the Federal Register
6/5/2013DefendantFederal Defendants’ Notice of Supplemental Authority
6/4/2013IntervenorFriends of Animals Response to Plaintiffs Exotic Wildlife Association’s Supplemental Brief re Court Order Dated March 22, 2013 (Prudential Standing)
4/19/2013DefendantFederal Defendants’ Response to Plaintiffs’ Supplemental Briefs on Prudential Standing
4/19/2013IntervenorSupplemental Brief of Intervenor Defenders of Wildlife et al Concerning Plaintiffs’ Prudential Standing
4/5/2013PlaintiffSafari Club International’s Brief to Explain the Bases for its Prudential Standing
4/5/2013PlaintiffSupplemental Brief of Plaintiffs Exotic Wildlife Association In Support of Motion for Summary Judgment
3/22/2013CourtSet/Reset Deadlines: Supplemental Briefs due by 4/5/2013; Responses due by 4/19/2013.
3/22/2013CourtCase Stayed until 4/19/2013.
3/22/2013CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) Upon consideration of the pending motions, the Court directs the plaintiff in Safari Club International v. Ken Salazar, et al. (11-cv-1564) and the plaintiffs in Exotic Wildlife Association, et al. v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al. (12-cv-340) to each supplement their briefing, by April 5, 2013, by submitting a short memorandum of law explaining the bases for prudential standing in this matter. See Grocery Mfrs. Ass’n v. EPA, 693 F.3d 169, 179 (D.C. Cir. 2012) (decided on August 17, 2012 after this Court issued its Memorandum Opinion regarding the plaintiffs’ motions for preliminary injunctions). The federal defendants and defendant-intervenors may file any response to the plaintiffs’ submissions by April 19, 2013, until which time this case will be STAYED. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/22/2013.
10/18/2012IntervenorsResponse By Intervenors Defenders of Wildlife et al Notice of Publication of 90-Day Finding in the Federal Register
10/9/2012PlaintiffSafari Club International Response to Federal Defendants’ Notice of Publication of 90 Day Finding in the Federal Register
9/13/2013DefendantNotice of Submission of 90-Day Finding to the Federal Register
9/7/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) granting 105 Motion to Modify Deadline in Paragraph 1 of Stipulated Settlement Agreement. The deadline in paragraph 1 of the 94 Stipulated Settlement Agreement is modified to September 13, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 09/07/2012.
9/6/2012DefendantMotion to Modify Deadline In Paragraph 1 of Stipulated Settlement Agreement
9/4/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) granting 104 Motion to Hold Deadline in Paragraph 1 of Stipulated Settlement Agreement in Abeyance Pending Further Order of the Court. The deadline is held in abeyance until the Federal Defendants file their supplemental motion by September 6, 2012, and the Court rules on the supplemental motion. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 09/04/2012.
8/31/2012DefendantMOTION to Hold Deadline in Paragraph 1 of Stipulated Settlement Agreement in Abeyance Pending Further Order of the Court re 94 Stipulation by DANIEL ASHE, KENNETH LEE SALAZAR, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)
7/6/2012PlaintiffNOTICE of filing of appendix by EDDY BLASSINGAME, TERRY CAFFEY, RAY DOCKERY, EXOTIC WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION, JOE GREEN, NANCY GREEN, ROY LEIFESTER, THOMAS OATES, CHARLY SEALE, ED VALICEK (Attachments: # 1Certificate of Service, # 2 Appendix, # 3 Appendix)
6/27/2012PlaintiffNotice of Filing of Administrative Record Appendix
6/22/2012IntervenorFriends of Animals Reply In Support of Motion for Summary Judgment (EWA v. US Dept. of Interior)
6/22/2012DefendantFederal Defendants’ Response to Notice of Supplemental Authority
6/22/2012DefendantReply In Support of Federal Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment
6/22/2012IntervenorIntervenor Defenders of Wildlife et al Reply In Support of Their Motion for Summary Judgment
6/18/2012PlaintiffSafari Club International’s [Proposed] Sur Reply In Support of Summary Judgment
6/18/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) granting 96 Safari Club International’s Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Surreply. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 06/18/2012.
6/15/2012PlaintiffUnopposed MOTION for Leave to File Surreply in Support of Summary Judgment and Memorandum in Support by SAFARI CLUB INTERNATIONAL (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit Proposed Surreply)
6/13/2012CourtOrder Dismissing Count V in Safari Club Int’l’s Complaint
6/11/2012DefendantSTIPULATION re Order, (Stipulated Settlement Agreement and Proposed Order of Dismissal) by DANIEL ASHE, KENNETH LEE SALAZAR, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.
6/8/2012PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Reply In Support of Motion for Summary Judgment
6/8/2012IntervenorFriends of Animals’ Reply In Support of Its Motion for Summary Judgment and Notice of Supplemental Authority (Safari Club Intn’l v. Salazar)
6/8/2012DefendantReply In Support of Federal Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment
6/8/2012IntervenorIntervenor Defenders of Wildlife et al Reply In Support of Their Motion for Summary Judgment
5/30/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) Upon consideration of the 89 Joint Status Report, the stay in summary judgment briefing on the claims of Plaintiffs Safari Club International and Terry Owen, et al. that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has failed to make timely findings on their petitions to delist the U.S. captive-bred herds of the scimitar-horned oryx, addax, and dama gazelle is hereby extended until June 12, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 05/30/2012.
5/30/2012DefendantSTATUS REPORT (JOINT) by DANIEL ASHE, KEN SALAZAR, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR.
5/29/2012PlaintiffPlaintiffs Reply In Support of Motion to Supplement the Administrative Record
5/25/2012IntervenorFriends of Animals’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment
5/25/2012IntervenorFriends of Animals Combined Opposition to Exotic Wildlife Associations’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply to Its Motion to Dismiss
5/25/2012DefendantFederal Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment
5/25/2012IntervenorIntervenor Defenders of Wildlife et al Reply In Support of Friends of Animals Motion to Dismiss, and Intervenors Opposition to Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment
5/18/2012PlaintiffReply of Safari Club International In Support of Motion for Summary Judgment and Opposition to Cross Motions for Summary Judgment of Defendant and Defendant Intervenors
5/18/2012DefendantFederal Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion to Supplement The Administrative Record
5/4/2012PlaintiffPlaintiff Exotic Wildlife Association’s Motion for Summary Judgment
5/1/2012DefendantAnswer
5/1/2012PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Motion to Supplement The Administrative Record
5/1/2012DefendantNotice of Filing Answer
4/30/2012CourtSet Deadlines: Joint Status Report due by 5/30/2012.
4/30/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) granting 74 Unopposed Motion for Enlargement of Time to File Motion to Supplement the Administrative Record. Motions to supplement the administrative record in Exotic Wildlife Association, et al. v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al., Case No. 12-cv-00340, shall be filed by May 1, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 04/30/2012.
4/30/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) granting 67 Joint Motion to Stay Summary Judgment Briefing on 90-Day Finding Claims. Summary judgment briefing on the claims of Plaintiffs Safari Club International and Terry Owen, et al. that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has failed to make a timely 90-day finding on their petitions to delist the U.S. captive-bred herds of the scrimitar-horned oryx, addax, and dama gazelle, see ECF No. 1 in Civil Case No. 11-cv-01564 at paragraphs 100-106; ECF No. 1 in Civil Case No. 12-cv-00194, is stayed for 30-days, through May 30, 2012. On May 30, 2012, the parties are directed to file a Joint Status Report proposing a briefing schedule on these claims if they are not resolved before then. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 04/30/2012. (lcbah2)
4/27/2012PlaintiffUnopposed Motion for Enlargement of Time to File Motion to Supplement The Administrative Record
4/27/2012DefendantDefendant-Intervenor Friends of Animals’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment
4/27/2012IntervenorFriends of Animals’ Opposition to Safari Club’s Motion for Summary Judgment
4/27/2012IntervenorIntervenor-Defendants Defenders of Wildlife, Humane Society of the United States Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment and Intervenor Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment._
4/27/2012DefendantMemorandum in Opposition to Plaintiff’s Motion for Summary Judgment and In Support of Federal Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment
4/27/2012DefendantFederal Defendants’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment
4/27/2012DefendantJoint Motion to Stay Summary Judgment Briefing on 90-Day Finding Claims
4/16/2012CourtORDER granting 49 Expedited Motion for Reconsideration of Denial of Intervention by the Humane Society of the United States and Born Free USA. See Order for further details. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 04/16/2012.
4/13/2012DefendantLARGE ADDITIONAL ATTACHMENT(S) by DANIEL ASHE, KEN SALAZAR, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 64 Administrative Record. (Attachments: # 1 Part 2 of 3, # 2 Part 3 of 3)
4/13/2012DefendantNotice of Filing Administrative Record
4/11/2012CourtReset Deadlines: Reply due by 5/25/2012.
4/10/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) In its 63 Response in Support of Friends of Animals’ Motion to Dismiss, defendant-intervenor Defenders of Wildlife (“DOW”) requests leave to file a reply brief in support of 47 Friends of Animals’ Motion to Dismiss. DOW is granted leave to file, by May 25, 2012, a reply brief. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 04/10/12.
4/6/2012DefendantResponse In Support of Friends of Animals Motion to Dismiss EWA v. Dept. of the Intererior, Civ. No. 12-cv-00340, By Defenders of Wildlife
4/3/2012CourtOrder Denying Motions for a Preliminary Injunction
4/3/2012CourtMemorandum Opinion on Motions for a Preliminary Injunction
4/3/2012IntervenorReply In Support of Motion for Reconsideration of Denial of Intervention by the Humane Society of the United States and Born Free USA
4/3/2012CourtSet/Reset Deadlines: Administrative Record due 4/13/2012; Motions to supplement the Administrative Record due 4/27/2012; Exotic Wildlife’s Motion for Summary Judgment and Opposition to Intervenors’ Motion to Dismiss due 5/4/2012; Federal Defendants’ and Intervenors’ Cross Motion for Summary Judgment and Opposition to Exotic Wildlife’s Motion for Summary Judgment and Intervenors’ Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss due 5/25/2012; Exotic Wildlife’s Opposition to Federal Defendants’ and Intervenors’ Cross Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in Support of Summary Judgment due 6/8/2012; Federal Defendants’ and Intervenors’ Reply in Support of their Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment due 6/22/2012
4/2/2012CourtMinute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Beryl A. Howell: Telephone Conference held off the record in chambers on 4/2/2012.
3/30/2012PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Opposition to Humane Society of the United States and Born Free’s Request for Expedited Briefing
3/30/2012PlaintiffSafari Club International’s Opposition to Motion for Reconsideration of Denial of Intervention
3/29/2012AmicusAmicus Curiae Brief of the Texas Department of Agriculture In Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction
3/29/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) Upon consideration of the 50 Joint Motion for Briefing Schedule, the Court enters the following SCHEDULING ORDER to control the timing of proceedings in Exotic Wildlife Association, et al. v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al., Case No. 12-cv-00340: Federal Defendants shall lodge the Administrative Record for the January 5, 2012 Final Rule on or before April 13, 2012. Any motions to supplement the administrative record for the January 5, 2012 Final Rule shall be filed on or before April 27, 2012. Exotic Wildlife’s Motion for Summary Judgment and Exotic Wildlife’s Opposition to Intervenors’ Motion to Dismiss shall be filed on or before May 4, 2012. Federal Defendants’ and Intervenors’ Cross Motion for Summary Judgment and Opposition to Exotic Wildlife’s Motion for Summary Judgment and Intervenors’ Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss shall be filed on or before May 25, 2012. Exotic Wildlife’s Opposition to Federal Defendants’ and Intervenors’ Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in Support of Summary Judgment shall be filed on or before June 8, 2012. Federal Defendants’ and Intervenors’ Reply in Support of their Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment shall be filed on or before June 22, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/29/12.
3/29/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) granting 51 Motion to File Amicus Curiae Brief of the Texas Department of Agriculture in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction. The Clerk of the Court is directed to file the Amicus Curiae Brief. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/29/12
3/28/2012CourtNOTICE of Proposed Briefing Schedule Proposed by DANIEL ASHE, EDDY BLASSINGAME, TERRY CAFFEY, DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE, RAY DOCKERY, EXOTIC WILDLIFE ASSOCIATION, FRIENDS OF ANIMALS, JOE GREEN, NANCY GREEN, ROY LEIFESTER, THOMAS OATES, KEN SALAZAR, CHARLY SEALE, U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, ED VALICEK (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(Marzulla, Nancie) Modified event title on 3/29/2012 (znmw, ).
3/27/2012AmicusMotion to File Amicus Curiae Brief of the Texas Department of Agriculture in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Preliminary Injunction
3/27/2012IntervenorExpedited Motion for Reconsideration of Denial of Intervention by the Humane Society of the United States and Born Free USA
3/23/2012Defendant[Proposed] Answer of Defendant-Intervenors
3/23/2012DefendantDefendant-Intervenor’s [Proposed] Motion to Dismiss and Memorandum In Support
3/23/2012DefendantDefendant’s Answer to Plaintiff’s Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief
3/23/2012PlaintiffPlaintiff Safari Club International Motion for Summary Judgment
3/23/2012PlaintiffSafari Club International’s Reply In Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunctive Relief
3/23/2012PlaintiffPlaintiffs’ Exotic Wildlife Association et al Motion for Summary Judgment
3/23/2012CourtORDER granting Movant Friends of Animals’ Motions to Intervene, ECF Nos. 11, 34, and granting in part and denying in part the Motion to Intervene filed by Movants Defenders of Wildlife, The Humane Society of the United States, and Born Free USA, ECF No. 13. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/23/2012.(lcbah2)
3/23/2012CourtMemorandum Opinion
3/23/2012CourtORDER granting Movant Friends of Animals’ Motions to Intervene, ECF Nos. 11, 34, and granting in part and denying in part the Motion to Intervene filed by Movants Defenders of Wildlife, The Humane Society of the United States, and Born Free USA, ECF No. 13. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/23/2012.(lcbah2)
3/23/2012CourtPlaintiffs’ Reply In Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction
3/21/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) The parties in Exotic Wildlife Association, et al. v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al, Case No. 12-cv-00340, are directed to file, by March 28, 2012, a proposed schedule for dispositive motions briefing. This schedule, to the extent possible, should adhere to the Scheduling Order already in place in Safari Club International v. Salazar, et al., Case No. 11-cv-01564. See Minute Order (Feb. 21, 2012). Additionally, if the plaintiffs in Exotic Wildlife Association, et al. v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al, wish to file a Reply in support of their Motion for a Preliminary Injunction, Case No. 12-cv-00340, ECF No. 3, they may do so on or before March 23, 2012. The Court further directs the parties to comply with the Standing Order entered in Safari Club International v. Salazar, et al., Case No. 11-cv-01564, ECF No. 3. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/21/2012.
3/21/2012CourtORDER denying 32 Plaintiff’s Motion to Stay Briefing of Summary Judgment Motions. See Order for further details. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/21/2012.
3/21/2012PlaintiffSafari Club International’s Reply to Opposition to Motion to Stay Briefing of Summary Judgment Motions
3/21/2012DefendantFederal Defendants’ Opposition to Safari Club International’s Motion to Stay Briefing of Summary Judgment Motions
3/19/2012Related Case PlaintiffResponse to Safari Club International’s Motion for Stay
3/19/2012DefendantFederal Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiff’s Motion for Preliminary Injunction Relief
3/19/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) granting 33 Safari Club International’s Motion for Expedited Review of Motion to Stay Briefing of Safari Club International’s Motion for Summary Judgment. The Federal Defendants’ Response to the Motion to Stay shall be filed on or before March 20, 2012. Safari Club International’s Reply shall be filed on or before March 21, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/19/2012.
3/16/2012IntervenorMotion to Intervene as Defendant and Memorandum In Support _
3/16/2012PlaintiffMotion for Expedited Review of Motion to Stay Briefing of Safari Club International’s Motion for Summary Judgment
3/16/2012PlaintiffSafari Club International’s Motion to Stay Briefing of Summary Judgment Motions Pending Ruling on Preliminary Injunction Motion
3/16/2012CourtMemorandum Opinion and Order
3/12/2012PlaintiffSafari Club International’s Statement of Position on Possible Related Case
3/9/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) Upon receipt of the 27 Federal Defendant’s Notice of Related Cases, the Court directs that plaintiffs, if they wish to be heard on whether Exotic Wildlife Association, et al. v. U.S. Department of the Interior, et al., 1:12-cv-00340-RBW (D.D.C.) is related, shall submit their position by March 13, 2012 at 10 A.M. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/09/12. (lcbah2)
3/9/2012DefendantNotice of Related Cases
3/9/2012CourtReset Deadlines: Respondent to respond to the petition for a writ of habeas by 5/7/2012.
3/9/2012CourtSet Deadlines: defendants shall file their Opposition to the Motion by March 19, 2012. The plaintiff shall file a Reply by March 23, 2012.
3/8/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) In light of the plaintiff’s 26 Motion for a Preliminary Injunction, the defendants shall file their Opposition to the Motion by March 19, 2012. The plaintiff shall file a Reply by March 23, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 03/08/12.
3/8/2012PlaintiffMemorandum of Points and Authorities In Support of Safari Club International’s Motion for A Preliminary Injunction
3/8/2012PlaintiffSafari Club International Motion for A Preliminary Injunction
2/29/2012DefendantNotice of Filing Second Supplement to the Administrative Record
2/21/2012CourtSet/Reset Deadlines: Administrative Record due by 2/29/2012. Cross Motions due by 4/27/2012. Response to Cross Motions due by 5/18/2012. Reply to Cross Motions due by 6/8/2012. Dispositive Motions due by 3/23/2012. Response to Dispositive Motions due by 4/27/2012. Reply to Dispositive Motions due by 5/18/2012. Any Motion by Safari Club International to supplement the administrative record for Safari Club International’s listing claim due by 2/22/2012. Any motion to supplement the administrative record for Plaintiffs’ petition finding claims due by 3/7/12.
2/21/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) In light of the parties’ joint 24 Response to the Court’s Order to Show Cause, the Court orders that Owen, et al. v. United States Department of the Interior, et al., No. 12-cv-194, and Safari Club International v. Salazar, et al., No. 11-cv-1564, be consolidated in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 42 because the cases have common issues of fact and law. See, e.g., American Postal Workers Union v. U.S. Postal Service, 422 F. Supp. 2d 240, 245 (D.D.C. 2006); Gonzalez-Quiles v. Cooperativa De Ahorro Y Credito De Isabela, 250 F.R.D. 91, 93 (D.P.R. 2007). In accordance with the joint Response, the Scheduling Order for the consolidated cases shall be as follows: Any motion by Safari Club International to supplement the administrative record for Safari Club International’s listing claim shall be filed by February 22, 2012. Federal defendants shall lodge the administrative record for Plaintiffs’ petition finding claims by February 29, 2012. Any motion to supplement the administrative record for Plaintiffs’ petition finding claims shall be filed by March 7, 2012. The plaintiffs shall file their motion for summary judgment by March 23, 2012. Federal defendants’ cross-motion for summary judgment and opposition to plaintiffs’ motion shall be filed by April 27, 2012. The plaintiffs’ opposition to federal defendants’ cross-motion and reply in further support of their motion shall be filed by May 18, 2012. Federal defendants’ reply in further support of their cross-motion shall be filed by June 8, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 02/21/2012.
2/17/2012DefendantResponse to Court’s February 13, 2012 Minute Order
2/15/2012DefendantNotice of Filing Supplement to the Administrative Record
2/13/2012CourtSet/Reset Deadlines: Joint Proposal to Modify, if necessary, the Existing Scheduling Order due by 2/20/2012. Response to Show Cause due by 2/20/2012.
2/13/2012CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) The parties are ordered to SHOW CAUSE, by February 20, 2012, why Owen, et al. v. United States Department of the Interior, et al., No. 12-cv-194, and Safari Club International v. Salazar et al., No. 11-cv-1564, should not be consolidated under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 42. If the parties agree that the cases should be consolidated, the parties are directed to confer and submit a joint proposal to modify, if necessary, the existing scheduling order in No. 11-cv-1564 by February 20, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 02/13/2012. (lcbah2)
1/18/2012DefendantNotice of Filing Administrative Record
1/12/2012IntervenorReply In Support of Motion to Intervene as Defendants by Defenders of Wildlife, The Humane Society of the United States, and Born Freen USA
1/2/2012IntervenorFriends of Animals’ Reply Memorandum In Support of Its Motion to Intervene
12/22/2011CourtSet/Reset Deadlines: Reply due by 1/12/2012. (alp)
12/22/2011CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) granting 19 Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply. Defenders’ reply shall be filed by January 12, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 12/22/2011.
12/21/2011IntervenorUnopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply to Plaintiff SCI’s Opposition to Intervention Motion
12/19/2011PlaintiffSafari Club International’s Opposition to Friends of Animals’ Motion to Intervene
12/16/2011CourtSet/Reset Deadlines: Administrative Record due by 1/18/2012. Cross Motions due by 4/27/2012. Response to Cross Motions due by 5/18/2012. Reply to Cross Motions due by 6/8/2012. Motions for Summary Judgment due by 3/23/2012. Response to Motions for Summary Judgment due by 4/27/2012. Reply Motions for Summary Judgment due by 5/18/2012. Any Motions to Supplement the Administrative Record due by 2/17/2012. (alp)
12/16/2011CourtSet/Reset Deadlines: Proposed Intervenor Friends of Animals Reply due by 1/2/2012. (alp)
12/16/2011CourtMINUTE ORDER (paperless) Upon consideration of the parties’ Joint Meet and Confer Statement, the Court adopts the following SCHEDULING ORDER: Federal defendants shall lodge the administrative record by January 18, 2012. Any motion to supplement the administrative record shall be filed by February 17, 2012. The plaintiff shall file its motion for summary judgment by March 23, 2012. Federal defendants’ cross-motion for summary judgment and opposition to plaintiff’s motion shall be filed by April 27, 2012. The plaintiff’s opposition to federal defendants’ cross-motion and reply in further support of its motion shall be filed by May 18, 2012. Federal defendants’ reply in further support of their cross-motion shall be filed by June 8, 2012. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on 12/16/2011. (lcbah2)
12/9/2011PlaintiffSafari Club International’s Opposition to Friends of Animals’ Motion to Intervene
12/2/2011IntervenorMotion to Intervene By Defenders of Wildlife, The Humane Society of the United States, and Born Free USA
12/2/2011IntervenorNOTICE of Appearance by William Stewart Eubanks, II on behalf of DEFENDERS OF WILDLIFE, HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE UNITED STATES, BORN FREE USA (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(Eubanks, II, William)
11/22/2011IntervenorMotion to Intervene as Defendant and Memorandum In Support
11/22/2011IntervenorNOTICE of Appearance by Michael R. Harris on behalf of FRIENDS OF ANIMALS (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(Harris, Michael) Modified on 11/23/2011 to show the party represented by counsel(rdj)
11/7/2011DefendantAnswer
8/31/2011PlaintiffComplaint for Declarative and Injunctive Relief