Case: Associated Press v. Otter

1:12-cv-00255 | U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho

Filed Date: May 22, 2012

Closed Date: 2012

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Case Summary

On May 22, 2012, several national and local news agencies filed a § 1983 lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, Southern Division, against the state of Idaho. The plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, asked the court for declaratory and injunctive relief, alleging a violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments. Specifically, the plaintiffs claimed that the policy of the Idaho Department of Correction to prohibit public viewing of the preparatory phase of the exe…

On May 22, 2012, several national and local news agencies filed a § 1983 lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, Southern Division, against the state of Idaho. The plaintiffs, represented by private counsel, asked the court for declaratory and injunctive relief, alleging a violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments. Specifically, the plaintiffs claimed that the policy of the Idaho Department of Correction to prohibit public viewing of the preparatory phase of the execution process, during which the inmate is restrained and the IV is inserted, violates the First Amendment right to free speech and the Fourteenth Amendment right to due process.

Along with their complaint, plaintiffs filed an expedited motion for a preliminary injunction, seeking to have the procedures in question enjoined before the execution of Richard Leavitt on June 12. The District Court (Judge Edward J. Lodge) granted the motion to expedite on May 24, but on June 5 the court denied plaintiffs' motion for a preliminary injunction. Judge Lodge found that while the plaintiffs have a strong case on the merits and the public has an interest in viewing an execution in its entirety, the motion was not filed in a timely manner, and to allow it would disrupt a scheduled execution that the public has an even greater interest in seeing carried out.

Plaintiffs immediately filed an interlocutory appeal to the Ninth Circuit. On June 8, 2012, the Ninth Circuit reversed the District Court. A three-judge panel (Chief Judge Alex Kozinski, Judge Stephen R. Reinhardt, and Judge Marsha S. Berzon) stated in an opinion by Judge Reinhardt that its ruling in California First Amendment Coalition v. Woodford, 299 F.3d 868 (9th Cir. 2002), had clearly indicated that Idaho's policy was unconstitutional for the reasons noted by the plaintiffs, that Idaho had had a decade to correct this policy, and thus that any problems of timing were the fault of the state and not of the plaintiffs. It further found that the District Court had abused its discretion in balancing the four elements the plaintiff must prove for a preliminary injunction. Accordingly, the appeals panel reversed the District Court and remanded for entry of an injunction prior to the execution of Richard Leavitt.

The District Court (Judge Lodge) entered an injunction on June 11 and directed the parties to submit a joint litigation plan by June 22.

On July 10, 2012, Judge Lodge entered a permanent injunction ordering the Idaho Department of Corrections, and responsible parties associated therewith, to modify their procedures to allow the witnesses to the execution of a condemned inmate to observe the entire execution from the moment the inmate enters the execution chamber through, to and including, the time the inmate is declared dead.

The case is now closed.

Summary Authors

Christopher Schad (6/12/2012)

Ian Sander (11/10/2016)

People

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Judge(s)

Berzon, Marsha Siegel (California)

Dale, Candy W. (Idaho)

Kozinski, Alex (California)

Lodge, Edward J. (Idaho)

Reinhardt, Stephen Roy (California)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Brown, Charles A. (Idaho)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Gilmore, Michael S. (Idaho)

Kubinski, Mark A. (Idaho)

Judge(s)

Berzon, Marsha Siegel (California)

Dale, Candy W. (Idaho)

Kozinski, Alex (California)

Lodge, Edward J. (Idaho)

Reinhardt, Stephen Roy (California)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Brown, Charles A. (Idaho)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Gilmore, Michael S. (Idaho)

Kubinski, Mark A. (Idaho)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

1:12-cv-00255

Docket [PACER]

July 10, 2012

July 10, 2012

Docket
32

1:12-cv-00255

Permanent Injunction

The Associated Press v. Otter

July 10, 2010

July 10, 2010

Order/Opinion
1

1:12-cv-00255

Complaint for Declaratory Judgment and Injunctive Relief

May 22, 2012

May 22, 2012

Complaint
19

1:12-cv-00255

Order [Denying Plaintiffs' Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injunction]

June 5, 2012

June 5, 2012

Order/Opinion

1:12-cv-00255

12-35456

[Ninth Circuit] Opinion [Reversing the District Court's Denial of Plaintiffs' Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injunction]

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

682 F.3d 821

June 8, 2012

June 8, 2012

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/4247448/the-associated-press-v-otter/

Last updated Aug. 5, 2022, 3:25 a.m.

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MOTION to Expedite Plaintiffs' Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injunction Charles A Brown appearing for Plaintiffs Bar Bar Inc., Cowles Publishing Company, Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., TPC Holdings, Inc., The Associated Press, The Idaho Press Club, Inc.. Responses due by 6/15/2012 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support of Plaintiff's Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injunction)(Brown, Charles)

1 Memorandum in Support of Plaintiff's Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injun

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May 22, 2012

May 22, 2012

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COMPLAINT for Declaratory Judgment and Injunctive Relief against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 0976-886560.), filed by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibits A, B, C, D, E, and F to Complaint, # 2 Cover Sheet, # 3 Summons C.L. (Butch) Otter, # 4 Summons Robin Sandy, # 5 Summons Howard G. "J.R." Van Tassel, # 6 Summons Jay L. Nielsen, # 7 Summons Brent D. Reinke, # 8 Summons Kevin Kempf)(Brown, Charles)

1 Exhibit Exhibits A, B, C, D, E, and F to Complaint

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2 Cover Sheet

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3 Summons C.L. (Butch) Otter

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4 Summons Robin Sandy

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5 Summons Howard G. "J.R." Van Tassel

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6 Summons Jay L. Nielsen

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7 Summons Brent D. Reinke

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8 Summons Kevin Kempf

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May 22, 2012

May 22, 2012

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NOTICE: Pursuant to FRCP 7.1 you are required to file a Corporate Disclosure Statement with the Clerk's Office. You can do this by choosing the category Other Documents, then select Corporate Disclosure Statement. (dks)

May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012

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Summons Issued as to Kevin Kempf, Jay L. Nielsen, C.L. (Butch) Otter, Brent D. Reinke, Robin Sandy, Howard G. "J.R.&q Van Tassel. (Print attached Summons for service.) (Attachments: # 1 Summons issued, # 2 Summons issued, # 3 Summons issued, # 4 Summons issued, # 5 Summons issued)(dks)

1 Summons issued

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2 Summons issued

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3 Summons issued

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4 Summons issued

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5 Summons issued

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May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012

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DOCKET ENTRY NOTICE of Case Number Change, Case reassigned to Judge Edward J. Lodge for all further proceedings. Please use this case number on all future pleadings, 1:12-cv-00255-EJL, re: 3 ORDER OF RECUSAL (krb)

May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012

PACER
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ORDER OF RECUSAL. Judge Ronald E Bush recused. It is therefore HEREBY REQUESTED that the above-captioned case be reassigned. Signed by Judge Ronald E Bush. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (krb)

May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012

PACER
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ORDER granting 2 Motion to Expedite the motion for preliminary injunction; Response ddl 5:00 p.m. on 5/29/12; Reply ddl 5:00 p.m. on 6/4/12. This matter is referred for a court ordered mediation with Chief United States Magistrate Judge Candy W. Dale on or before June 1, 2012.. Signed by Judge Edward J. Lodge. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (dks)

May 24, 2012

May 24, 2012

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ORDER, (A Judicially Supervised Mediation Conference set for 5/31/2012 09:30 AM in Boise - Courtroom 6 before Judge Candy W Dale.). Signed by Judge Candy W Dale. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (dks)

May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012

PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Michael S Gilmore on behalf of All Defendants (Gilmore, Michael)

May 25, 2012

May 25, 2012

PACER
8

MEMORANDUM in Opposition re 2 MOTION to Expedite Plaintiffs' Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed by Kevin Kempf, Jay L. Nielsen, C.L. (Butch) Otter, Brent D. Reinke, Robin Sandy, Howard G. "J.R.&q Van Tassel. Replies due by 6/15/2012. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Zmuda, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit 1 to Zmuda Declaration, # 3 Declaration of Blades)(Gilmore, Michael)

1 Declaration of Zmuda

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2 Exhibit Exhibit 1 to Zmuda Declaration

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3 Declaration of Blades

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May 29, 2012

May 29, 2012

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NOTICE of Appearance by Mark A Kubinski on behalf of Kevin Kempf, Jay L. Nielsen, Brent D. Reinke, Robin Sandy, Howard G. "J.R.&q Van Tassel (Kubinski, Mark)

May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

PACER
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SUPPLEMENT by Defendants Kevin Kempf, Jay L. Nielsen, C.L. (Butch) Otter, Brent D. Reinke, Robin Sandy, Howard G. "J.R.&q Van Tassel re 8 Memorandum in Opposition to Motion, . (Gilmore, Michael) Modified on 5/31/2012 to create a relationship to Doc #2 (dks).

May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

RECAP
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Corporate Disclosure Statement by Bar Bar Inc., Cowles Publishing Company, Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., TPC Holdings, Inc., The Associated Press, The Idaho Press Club, Inc. identifying Corporate Parent The McClatchy Company for Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC.. (Brown, Charles)

May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

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SUMMONS Returned Executed by The Associated Press. All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Service - Sandy, # 2 Affidavit of Service - Van Tassel, # 3 Affidavit of Service - Nielsen, # 4 Affidavit of Service - Reinke, # 5 Affidavit of Service - Kempf)(Brown, Charles)

1 Affidavit of Service - Sandy

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2 Affidavit of Service - Van Tassel

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3 Affidavit of Service - Nielsen

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4 Affidavit of Service - Reinke

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5 Affidavit of Service - Kempf

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May 30, 2012

May 30, 2012

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Docket Text Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Candy W Dale: Judicially Supervised Mediation Conference held on 5/31/2012. Counsel/parties appeared and negotiated in good faith under the Court's direction and supervision. No resolution reached. Time in Court 4 hours. (Hearing not recorded.) (ah)

May 31, 2012

May 31, 2012

PACER
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MOTION to Take Judicial Notice Charles A Brown appearing for Plaintiffs Bar Bar Inc., Cowles Publishing Company, Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., TPC Holdings, Inc., The Associated Press, The Idaho Press Club, Inc.. Responses due by 6/28/2012 (Attachments: # 1 PLAINTIFFS MOTION TO FILE OVER-LENGTH RESPONSE TO DEFENDANTS OPPOSITION [DKT8] TO EXPEDITED MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION [DKT2] & STATUTORY SUPPLEMENT [DKT 11])(Brown, Charles)

1 PLAINTIFFS MOTION TO FILE OVER-LENGTH RESPONSE TO DEFENDANTS OPPOSITION [DKT8]

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June 4, 2012

June 4, 2012

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REPLY to Response to Motion re 2 MOTION to Expedite Plaintiffs' Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injunction Affidavit of Betsy Russell filed by Bar Bar Inc., Cowles Publishing Company, Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., TPC Holdings, Inc., The Associated Press, The Idaho Press Club, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 James A. Ellington - Hanged, # 2 Ed, Rice Dies on Scaffold, # 3 Connors Meets Death Bravely, # 4 Bond Pays the Death Penalty for Murder of Charles Daly, # 5 To Be Hanged By Neck Until Dead, # 6 Murderer Seward Goes to His Death Without a Tremor, # 7 Jurko is Hanged at State Prison)(Brown, Charles)

1 James A. Ellington - Hanged

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2 Ed, Rice Dies on Scaffold

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3 Connors Meets Death Bravely

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4 Bond Pays the Death Penalty for Murder of Charles Daly

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5 To Be Hanged By Neck Until Dead

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6 Murderer Seward Goes to His Death Without a Tremor

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7 Jurko is Hanged at State Prison

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June 4, 2012

June 4, 2012

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REPLY to Response to Motion re 2 MOTION to Expedite Plaintiffs' Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injunction PLAINTIFFS MOTION TO FILE OVER-LENGTH RESPONSE TO DEFENDANTS OPPOSITION [DKT8] TO EXPEDITED MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION [DKT2] & STATUTORY SUPPLEMENT [DKT 11] filed by Bar Bar Inc., Cowles Publishing Company, Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., TPC Holdings, Inc., The Associated Press, The Idaho Press Club, Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Part 2 of Plaintiffs' Response)(Brown, Charles)

1 Part 2 of Plaintiffs' Response

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June 4, 2012

June 4, 2012

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USCA Case Number 12-35456 for 20 Notice of Appeal, filed by Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, The Idaho Press Club, Inc., Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., The Associated Press, Bar Bar Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, TPC Holdings, Inc., Cowles Publishing Company. (dks) (Entered: 06/06/2012)

June 5, 2012

June 5, 2012

PACER
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NOTICE OF APPEAL as to 19 Order,,, by Bar Bar Inc., Cowles Publishing Company, Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., TPC Holdings, Inc., The Associated Press, The Idaho Press Club, Inc.. Filing fee $ 455, receipt number 0976-891327. (Notice sent to Court Reporter & 9th Cir) (Brown, Charles)

June 5, 2012

June 5, 2012

PACER
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ORDER denying 2 Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed by Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, The Idaho Press Club, Inc., Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., The Associated Press, Bar Bar Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, TPC Holdings, Inc., Cowles Publishing Company; Plaintiffs Motion to Take Judicial Review (Dkt. 16) is irrelevant to the determination on the motion for preliminary injunctive relief. The motion and Defendants objection to said motion will be taken up in the normal course of this litigation. The parties shall submit a joint litigation plan for the Courts consideration to allow for discovery and a full evidentiary hearing on the request for permanent injunctive relief.. Signed by Judge Edward J. Lodge. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (dks)

June 5, 2012

June 5, 2012

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REPLY to Response to Motion re 2 MOTION to Expedite Plaintiffs' Expedited Motion for Preliminary Injunction, 16 MOTION to Take Judicial Notice PLAINTIFFS RESPONSE TO DEFENDANTS OPPOSITION [DKT 17] TO 1) PLAINTIFFS REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE [DKT 16] & 2) PLAINTIFFS MOTION TO FILE OVER-LENGTH RESPONSE, ETC. [DKT 16-1] filed by Bar Bar Inc., Cowles Publishing Company, Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., TPC Holdings, Inc., The Associated Press, The Idaho Press Club, Inc..(Brown, Charles)

June 5, 2012

June 5, 2012

PACER
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MEMORANDUM in Opposition re 16 MOTION to Take Judicial Notice and Motion to File Overlength Response Dkt. 16-1 filed by Kevin Kempf, Jay L. Nielsen, C.L. (Butch) Otter, Brent D. Reinke, Robin Sandy, Howard G. "J.R.&q Van Tassel. Replies due by 6/22/2012.(Gilmore, Michael)

June 5, 2012

June 5, 2012

PACER
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ORDER of USCA as to 20 Notice of Appeal, filed by Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, The Idaho Press Club, Inc., Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., The Associated Press, Bar Bar Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, TPC Holdings, Inc., Cowles Publishing Company ; On Wednesday June 6, 2012, the parties simultaneously: (1) shall file opening briefs and any request for relief by 2 p.m. Pacific Time (PT); and (2) may file optional responses by 8 p.m. PT. The Court has read all district court filings so the parties are encouraged to file abbreviated briefs, focused upon the correctness of the district court's June 5, 2012 order. Oral argument is set for Thursday June 7, 2012 at 9:30 a.m. PT at the Richard H. Chambers Courthouse, 125 S. Grand Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91105. Counsel may appear in person in Pasadena, CA or may appear via video conference. A video conference link will be available at the U.S. District Court, 550 W. Fort Street, Boise, Idaho 83724. The Clerk's Office for the Ninth Circuit will be in contact with the parties regarding room locations. (dks)

June 6, 2012

June 6, 2012

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MANDATE of USCA as to 20 Notice of Appeal, filed by Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, The Idaho Press Club, Inc., Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., The Associated Press, Bar Bar Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, TPC Holdings, Inc., Cowles Publishing Company (dks) (Entered: 06/11/2012)

June 8, 2012

June 8, 2012

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PLEASE DISREGARD-WRONG IMAGE PLACED ON DOCKET. CLERK TO REDOCKET WITH CORRECT IMAGE.MANDATE of USCA as to 20 Notice of Appeal, filed by Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, The Idaho Press Club, Inc., Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., The Associated Press, Bar Bar Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, TPC Holdings, Inc., Cowles Publishing Company (dks) Modified on 6/11/2012 to edit text (dks). (Entered: 06/11/2012)

June 8, 2012

June 8, 2012

PACER
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OPINION of USCA as to 20 Notice of Appeal, filed by Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, The Idaho Press Club, Inc., Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., The Associated Press, Bar Bar Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, TPC Holdings, Inc., Cowles Publishing Company (dks) (Entered: 06/11/2012)

June 8, 2012

June 8, 2012

RECAP
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ORDER of USCA amending 23 Opinion as to 20 Notice of Appeal, filed by Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, The Idaho Press Club, Inc., Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., The Associated Press, Bar Bar Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, TPC Holdings, Inc., Cowles Publishing Company (dks) (Entered: 06/11/2012)

June 9, 2012

June 9, 2012

PACER
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ORDER of USCA (en banc proceedings concluded) as to 20 Notice of Appeal, filed by Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, The Idaho Press Club, Inc., Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., The Associated Press, Bar Bar Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, TPC Holdings, Inc., Cowles Publishing Company (dks) (Entered: 06/11/2012)

June 10, 2012

June 10, 2012

PACER
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ORDER re 23 Opinion & 25 USCA Mandate, vacating 19 Order; granting 2 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, The Idaho Press Club, Inc., Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., The Associated Press, Bar Bar Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, TPC Holdings, Inc., Cowles Publishing Company. The parties are directed to submit a joint litigation plan to the Court on or before June 22, 2012 in order for the Court to address the remaining issues in this case.. Signed by Judge Edward J. Lodge. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (dks)

June 11, 2012

June 11, 2012

PACER
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DOCKET ENTRY ORDER: Joint litigation plan shall be due by 7/9/2012. Signed by Judge Edward J. Lodge. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (dmc)

June 20, 2012

June 20, 2012

PACER
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STIPULATION re 28 Order,, Joint Stipulation Requesting Extension of Time to File Joint Litigation Plan Pending Settlement of Matter by Bar Bar Inc., Cowles Publishing Company, Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., TPC Holdings, Inc., The Associated Press, The Idaho Press Club, Inc.. (Brown, Charles)

June 25, 2012

June 25, 2012

PACER
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STIPULATION re 28 Order,, Stipulation (in lieu of Joint Litigation Plan) by Bar Bar Inc., Cowles Publishing Company, Idaho Statesman Publishing, LLC, Idahoans for Openness in Government, Inc., Lee Enterprises, Incorporated, Pioneer Newspapers, Inc., TPC Holdings, Inc., The Associated Press, The Idaho Press Club, Inc.. (Brown, Charles)

July 9, 2012

July 9, 2012

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PERMANENT INJUNCTION. The Idaho Department of Corrections, and responsible parties associated therewith, are hereby ordered to modify their procedures to allow the witnesses to the execution of a condemned inmate to observe the entire execution from the moment the inmate enters the execution chamberthrough, to and including, the time the inmate is declared dead. So Ordered and this case will be deemed closed. Signed by Judge Edward J. Lodge. (caused to be mailed to non Registered Participants at the addresses listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) by (cjm)

July 10, 2012

July 10, 2012

PACER

Case Details

State / Territory: Idaho

Case Type(s):

Criminal Justice (Other)

Special Collection(s):

Multi-LexSum (in sample)

Key Dates

Filing Date: May 22, 2012

Closing Date: 2012

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

several national and local news agencies

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

The State of Idaho, State

Defendant Type(s):

Jurisdiction-wide

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1981

Declaratory Judgment Act, 28 U.S.C. § 2201

Constitutional Clause(s):

Freedom of speech/association

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Source of Relief:

Litigation

Order Duration: 2012 - None

Content of Injunction:

Preliminary relief granted

Issues

Death Penalty:

Lethal Injection - General