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Donald J. Trump for President v. Boockvar, et al. 4:20-CV-02078

The United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania

Donald J. Trump for President, Inc. v. Boockvar, et al.
4:20-CV-02078

 

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may NOT be RECORDED OR OTHERWISE BROADCAST for public dissemination.

 

News

For Immediate Release: 11/21/20—
 

202 Memorandum Opinion

re: Defendants' [127] [135][140][145][161][165] Motions to Dismiss the First Amended Complaint

203 Order

Defendants' [127][135][140][145][161][165] motions to dismiss the First Amended Complaint are GRANTED WITH PREJUDICE. NO LEAVE TO AMEND IS GRANTED. 
Defendants' [81][85][90][92][96][98] motions to dismiss the original complaint are DENIED AS MOOT. 
Plaintiffs'[172] motion for leave to file a second amended complaint is DENIED AS MOOT. 
Plaintiffs' [89][182] motions for preliminary injunction are DENIED AS MOOT. 
Plaintiffs' [118][171] motions regarding discovery are DENIED AS MOOT.
Further motions [166][180][200] regarding amicus briefing and intervention are DENIED AS MOOT. 
The case is dismissed and the Clerk of Court is directed to close the case file.

11/19/20—This digital recording is a copy of a court proceeding and is provided as a convenience to the public. In accordance with 28 U.S.C.A. Section 753 (b) “[n]o transcripts of the proceedings of the court shall be considered official except those made from the records certified by the reporter or other individual designated to produce the record.” Audio for the Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., et al. v. Boockvar, et al. 4:20-CV-02078 Oral Argument can be found HERE. The order releasing this recording is #173 on the docket.

11/18/2020—Statement by Middle District of Pennsylvania Chief Judge John E. Jones III concerning yesterday's oral argument. | Press Release

11/17/2020—Additional guidance to the press and public for attending the public hearing in the case of Trump for President, Inc., et al v. Boockvar, et al. 4:20-cv-2078 via audio conference. All other information from the 11/13/20 release remains advisory and unmodified. | Press Release

11/16/2020—Guidance to the press and public for attending the public hearing in the case of Trump for President, Inc., et al v. Boockvar, et al. 4:20-cv-2078 via audio conference. All other information from the 11/13/20 release remains advisory and unmodified. | Press Release

11/13/2020—Guidance to the press and public for attending the public hearing in the case of Trump for President, Inc., et al v. Boockvar, et al. 4:20-cv-2078 | Press Release

 


Orders

Docket #

Type

Summary

35

Scheduling Order

Setting deadlines and hearings 

36

Order

Denying motion to transfer

72

Order

Granting the ACLU Intervenors’ and the DNC’s motions to intervene and Denying Daniel A. Berger’s motion to intervene

117

Order

Granting [106]  Motion to Withdraw as Attorney.  The appearance of Ronald L. Hicks, Jr., Carolyn B. McGee, and Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP, is hereby withdrawn as counsel for Plaintiffs

153

Order

Denying [152] motion for continuance

154

Order

The appearance of Douglas Bryan Hughes and John Scott is hereby withdrawn as counsel for Plaintiffs

157

Order

Denying AP’s [150] motion to intervene and AP’s request for access to the physical courtroom

162

Order

The evidentiary hearing previously scheduled for 11/19/2020 is CANCELLED.  
Linda A. Kerns, Esquire's [131] motion for an order to show cause is DENIED.  
Plaintiffs will file any brief in opposition to Defendants' motions to dismiss by 5 P.M. on 11/18/2020. 
Defendants may file any reply briefs by 12 P.M. on 11/19/2020. 
Plaintiffs may file a new motion for preliminary injunction by 5 P.M. on 11/18/2020. 
Defendants may file any opposition briefs by 5 P.M. on 11/19/2020. 
Plaintiffs may file any reply brief by 12 P.M. on 11/20/2020. 
Plaintiffs may file a motion for leave to file a second amended complaint by 5 P.M. on 11/18/2020. Defendants are not required to file any response to that motion for the time being.

167

Order

The deadline for Plaintiffs to file their Motion for Preliminary Injunction is extended to 5:00 P.M. on 11/19/2020.
The deadline for Defendants to file any opposition briefs is extended to 5:00 P.M. on 11/20/2020.
The deadline for Plaintiffs to file any reply brief is extended to 12:00 P.M. on 11/21/2020.

173

Order

Suspending the provisions of Middle District of Pennsylvania Local Rule 83.1.1 relating to the prohibition against the release of the audio recording of the oral argument conducted before the Court on 11/17/2020 and the audio recording shall be posted on the District Court website.

174

Order

The appearance of Linda Ann Kerns is hereby withdrawn as counsel for Plaintiffs.

202 Memorandum Opinion

re: Defendants' [127] [135][140][145][161][165] Motions to Dismiss the First Amended Complaint

203 Order

Defendants' [127][135][140][145][161][165] motions to dismiss the First Amended Complaint are GRANTED WITH PREJUDICE. NO LEAVE TO AMEND IS GRANTED. 
Defendants' [81][85][90][92][96][98] motions to dismiss the original complaint are DENIED AS MOOT. 
Plaintiffs'[172] motion for leave to file a second amended complaint is DENIED AS MOOT. 
Plaintiffs' [89][182] motions for preliminary injunction are DENIED AS MOOT. 
Plaintiffs' [118][171] motions regarding discovery are DENIED AS MOOT.
Further motions [166][180][200] regarding amicus briefing and intervention are DENIED AS MOOT. 
The case is dismissed and the Clerk of Court is directed to close the case file.

 

Schedule

Date

Time

Summary

11/17/2020

1:30 PM

Oral Argument

11/19/2020

10:00 AM

Evidentiary Hearing (CANCELLED)

 

 

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