Case: CLEVELAND v. UNION PARISH SCHOOL BOARD

3:67-cv-12924 | U.S. District Court for the Western District of Louisiana

Filed Date: 1967

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Judge(s)

Hayes, Karen L. (Louisiana)

James, Robert Gillespie (Louisiana)

Judge(s)

Hayes, Karen L. (Louisiana)

James, Robert Gillespie (Louisiana)

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Document
139

3:67-cv-12924

Minutes of Proceeding

Cleveland v. Union Parish School Board

March 18, 2013

March 18, 2013

Transcript

Docket

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PAPER DOCKET SHEET of filings through 9/7/05 (crt,Franklin, K) (Entered: 09/08/2005)

Sept. 8, 2005

Sept. 8, 2005

PACER
2

MEMORANDUM RULING re Motion and Order for Leave to File Petition for Intervention per Rule 24. Motion to Intervene is DENIED. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 09/14/05. (crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 09/14/2005)

Sept. 14, 2005

Sept. 14, 2005

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3

ORDER DENYING Motion and Order for Leave to File Petition for Intervention per Rule 24. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 09/14/05. (crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 09/14/2005)

Sept. 14, 2005

Sept. 14, 2005

PACER
4

DEFICIENT MOTION to Intervene consent sought but not obtained by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Text of Proposed Order)(aty,Kneipp, Donald) Modified on 5/19/2008 to reflect deficient status (Keifer, K). Modified on 5/20/2008 to remove "?"; motion refiled in its entirety as doc 6 (Keifer, K). (Entered: 05/15/2008)

May 15, 2008

May 15, 2008

PACER
5

NOTICE of Deficiency to Donald L Kneipp on behalf of D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc regarding 4 MOTION to Intervene consent sought but not obtained. Reason: 1) Leave of court is required for the filing of a petition of intervention; and 2) A motion for leave to file must be accompanied by the proposed pleading. (crt,Keifer, K) (Entered: 05/19/2008)

May 19, 2008

May 19, 2008

PACER
6

MOTION to Intervene filed by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc with consent sought but not obtained. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Proposed pleading, # 3 Proposed Exhibit A, # 4 Proposed Exhibit B)(aty,Kneipp, Donald) Modified on 5/20/2008 to more accurately identify pleading submitted and to edit text (Keifer, K). (Entered: 05/20/2008)

May 20, 2008

May 20, 2008

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7

MINUTE ENTRY: re 6 MOTION to Intervene filed by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. Prior to ruling on the Motion, the Court will conduct a status conference with counsel for D'Arbonne Woods School, the Union Parish School Board, and counsel for any other interested party. District Judge Telephone Status Conference set for 5/23/2008 at 10:00 AM in Monroe, 2nd floor before Judge Robert G James. Counsel for D'Arbonne Woods School will initiate the conference call and contact Chambers at 318-322-6230 when all counsel are present. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 5/21/08. (crt,DickersonSealed, D) (Entered: 05/21/2008)

May 21, 2008

May 21, 2008

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Set Deadlines/Hearings

May 23, 2008

May 23, 2008

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8

ORDER granting 6 Motion to Intervene. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 05/23/08. (crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 05/23/2008)

May 23, 2008

May 23, 2008

PACER
9

MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 05/23/2008)

May 23, 2008

May 23, 2008

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10

MINUTES for proceedings held before Judge Robert G James: STATUS CONFERENCE held on 5/23/2008. The School Board will file its response to the Motion for Authorization no later than June 20, 2008. Once the Court receives the School Board's memorandum, it will set an additional status conference if the Court deems one necessary. If D'Arbonne Woods School wishes to file a reply memorandum, it may do so no later than July 1, 2008. The Court set an evidentiary hearing on the Motion for Authorization for July 11, 2008 at 10:00 AM. (crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 05/23/2008)

May 23, 2008

May 23, 2008

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Set Deadlines/Hearings: Compliance Deadline for the School Board to file its response to the Motion for Authorization set for 6/20/2008. Second Compliance Deadline for D'Arbonne Woods School to file a reply memorandum set for 7/1/2008. Evidentiary Hearing on the Motion for Authorization set for 7/11/2008 10:00 AM before Judge Robert G James. (crt,Yocum, M)

May 23, 2008

May 23, 2008

PACER
11

RESPONSE to Motion re 6 MOTION to Intervene, 9 MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish filed by School Board Union Parish. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits)(aty,Katz, Stephen) (Entered: 06/17/2008)

June 17, 2008

June 17, 2008

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12

MOTION to Withdraw Robert McLeod as Attorney by Taylor Cleveland and Gloria Faye Maddox. (aty,Verlander, David) Modified on 6/24/2008 to indicate proposed order included within pdf of main document (Keifer, K). (Entered: 06/24/2008)

June 24, 2008

June 24, 2008

PACER
13

DEFICIENT SUPPLEMENT to RESPONSE to Motion re 6 MOTION to Intervene, 9 MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish filed by School Board Union Parish. (aty,Katz, Stephen) Modified on 6/27/2008 to reflect deficient status (Reasor, Mary). Modified on 7/1/2008 to remove "?"; motion and proposed pleading filed as document 15 (Keifer, K). (Entered: 06/27/2008)

June 27, 2008

June 27, 2008

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14

NOTICE of Deficiency to Stephen J Katz on behalf of School Board Union Parish regarding 13 Response to Motion,. Reason: Leave of court has not been granted for the filing of this supplemental memorandum. (crt,Reasor, Mary) (Entered: 06/27/2008)

June 27, 2008

June 27, 2008

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15

MOTION for Leave to File Supplement To Initial Response with consent by School Board Union Parish. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed pleading)(aty,Katz, Stephen) Modified on 7/1/2008 to indicate proposed order filed as document 16 (Keifer, K). (Entered: 06/30/2008)

June 30, 2008

June 30, 2008

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16

PROPOSED ORDER/JUDGMENT by School Board Union Parish re 15 Motion for Leave to File. (aty,Katz, Stephen) (Entered: 06/30/2008)

June 30, 2008

June 30, 2008

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17

ORDER granting 12 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Attorney Robert P McLeod, David E Verlander, III and the law firm of McLeod Verlander terminated. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 6/30/2008. (crt,Keifer, K) (Entered: 07/01/2008)

July 1, 2008

July 1, 2008

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18

MINUTE ENTRY: Upon the unopposed request of counsel for D'Arbonne Woods School, the Court hereby extends the deadline for filing a reply memorandum until July 2, 2008. ( Compliance Deadline reset for 7/2/2008). Signed by Judge Robert G James on 7/1/08. (crt,Dickerson, D) (Entered: 07/01/2008)

July 1, 2008

July 1, 2008

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19

ORDER granting 15 Motion for Leave to File response. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 7/2/08. (crt,Dickerson, D) (Entered: 07/02/2008)

July 2, 2008

July 2, 2008

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20

SUPPLEMENT TO INITIAL RESPONSE to Motion re 6 MOTION to Intervene and 9 MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish filed by School Board Union Parish. (crt,Dickerson, D) (Entered: 07/02/2008)

July 2, 2008

July 2, 2008

PACER
21

MEMORANDUM in Support re 9 MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish filed by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits)(aty,Kneipp, Donald) (Entered: 07/02/2008)

July 2, 2008

July 2, 2008

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22

MINUTES for proceedings held before Judge Robert G James: STATUS CONFERENCES held on 7/11/2008, MOTION HEARING held on 7/11/2008 re 9 MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish filed by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (Attachments: # 1 List of Exhibits, # 2 SEALED List of Witnesses) (crt,Crawford, A) (Entered: 07/11/2008)

1 List of Exhibits

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2 *Restricted*

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July 11, 2008

July 11, 2008

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23

EXHIBITS in Opposition to 9 MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish. (crt,Crawford, A) (Entered: 07/11/2008)

July 11, 2008

July 11, 2008

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24

ELECTRONIC MINUTE ENTRY: A Status Conference is set for 7/15/2008 at 3:00 PM in Monroe, in Chambers, before Judge Robert G James. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 07/15/08. (crt,Floyd, J) (Entered: 07/15/2008)

July 15, 2008

July 15, 2008

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25

MINUTES for proceedings held before Judge Robert G James: STATUS CONFERENCE held on 7/15/2008. The Court notified counsel that the Motion for Authorization will be denied. A written ruling and order will be filed shortly. (crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 07/16/2008)

July 15, 2008

July 15, 2008

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MEMORANDUM RULING re 9 MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish filed by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 07/16/08. (crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 07/16/2008)

1 Searchable Copy of Opinion

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July 16, 2008

July 16, 2008

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27

ORDER denying 9 Motion Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 07/16/08. (crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 07/16/2008)

July 16, 2008

July 16, 2008

PACER

Set/Reset Hearings

July 22, 2008

July 22, 2008

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28

ELECTRONIC MINUTE ENTRY: A Status Conference is hereby set for 8/6/2008 at 1:30 PM in Monroe, 2nd Floor Chambers, before Judge Robert G James. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 07/22/08. (crt,Floyd, J) (Entered: 07/22/2008)

July 22, 2008

July 22, 2008

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Set/Reset Hearings: District Judge Status Conference set for 8/6/2008 at 1:30 PM in Monroe, 2nd Floor Chambers before Judge Robert G James. (crt,Dickerson, D)

July 22, 2008

July 22, 2008

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29

MINUTES for proceedings held before Judge Robert G James: STATUS CONFERENCE held on 8/6/2008. As a result of the conference, the Court will issue separately a modification to the February 11, 1970 Decree reporting requirements. (crt,Dickerson, D) (Entered: 08/07/2008)

Aug. 6, 2008

Aug. 6, 2008

PACER
30

MEMORANDUM ORDER: After consultation with counsel for Union Parish School Board and representatives, the Court finds that it would further and promote desegregation efforts to modify the reporting requirements contained in the February 11, 1970 Decree. IT IS ORDERED that the February 11, 1970 Decree and the Orders of August 3, 1979; August 14, 2001; and July 20, 2005, be AMENDED as stated in this Order. All other provisions of the February 11, 1970 Decree, as modified, remain in place. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 8/7/08. (crt,Dickerson, D) (Entered: 08/07/2008)

Aug. 7, 2008

Aug. 7, 2008

PACER

Appeal Remark

Aug. 14, 2008

Aug. 14, 2008

PACER
31

NOTICE OF APPEAL as to 27 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. Filing fee: $ 455, receipt number 05360000000000886367. (aty,Kneipp, Donald) (Entered: 08/14/2008)

Aug. 14, 2008

Aug. 14, 2008

PACER

Clerk forwarded transcript order form re 31 Notice of Appeal to Donald Kneipp, attorney for appellant. (crt,Lundy, N)

Aug. 14, 2008

Aug. 14, 2008

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32

TRANSCRIPT REQUEST by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc for Status Conferences and Motion Hearings held on 7/11/08 before Judge James, to Court Reporter Debbie Lowery, re 31 Notice of Appeal. Transcript due by 9/25/2008. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 08/27/2008)

Aug. 25, 2008

Aug. 25, 2008

PACER
33

USCA Case Number 08-30829 for 31 Notice of Appeal filed by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 09/04/2008)

Sept. 2, 2008

Sept. 2, 2008

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34

TRANSCRIPT filed for Motion Hearing held on July 11, 2008 before Judge Robert G. James, re 31 Notice of Appeal. Court Reporter/Transcriber Debbie Lowery, Telephone number 318-361-0380. Pages: 73. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 10/2/2008. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 10/14/2008. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 12/10/2008. (crt,Lowery, D) (Entered: 09/11/2008)

Sept. 11, 2008

Sept. 11, 2008

PACER
35

Signed Certificate Page re 34 Appeal Transcript. (crt,Crawford, A) Modified on 9/17/2008 to correct document description (Crawford, A). (Entered: 09/17/2008)

Sept. 17, 2008

Sept. 17, 2008

PACER

Remark

Sept. 23, 2008

Sept. 23, 2008

PACER
36

DISREGARD: DOCKETED IN ERROR: MOTION for Leave to File by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order, # 2 Memorandum / Brief)(crt,LundySealed, N) (Entered: 09/23/2008)

Sept. 23, 2008

Sept. 23, 2008

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ADMINISTRATIVE ENTRY: DISREGARD DOC # 36, DOCKETED IN ERROR. (crt,Lundy, N)

Sept. 23, 2008

Sept. 23, 2008

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37

CERTIFIED Record on Appeal to US Court of Appeals re 31 Notice of Appeal (3 Volumes of Non-electronic Records; 1 Volume of Electronic Record; 1 Volume of Transcript; 1 env. w/sealed attachment to doc. # 22). Paper record held in District Clerk's office. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 09/26/2008)

Sept. 26, 2008

Sept. 26, 2008

PACER
38

NOTICE by School Board Union Parish of Filing of Annual Report (aty,Katz, Stephen) (Entered: 10/08/2008)

Oct. 8, 2008

Oct. 8, 2008

PACER
39

MINUTE ENTRY: re 30 Memorandum Order. The Court has reviewed the annual report filed in compliance with the Court's August 7, 2008 Order. Any party desiring an additional conference to discuss the status of the case or the steps for achieving unitary status may file the appropriate motion. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 11/3/08. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 11/04/2008)

Nov. 4, 2008

Nov. 4, 2008

PACER
40

RECORD ON APPEAL re 31 Notice of Appeal RECEIVED in Clerk's office. Placed record on appeals shelf. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 11/17/2008)

Nov. 14, 2008

Nov. 14, 2008

PACER

NOTICE of Corrective Action regarding 40 Appeal Remark. Action taken: Deleted the pdf document attached to docket entry 40. There is no pdf document associated with docket entry 40. (crt,Lundy, N)

Nov. 17, 2008

Nov. 17, 2008

PACER

Notice of Corrective Action

Nov. 17, 2008

Nov. 17, 2008

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TRANSMITTED Record on Appeal to US Court of Appeals re 31 Notice of Appeal (3 Volumes of Non-electronic Records; 1 Volume of Electronic Record; 1 Volume of Transcript; 1 env. w/sealed attachment to doc. # 22). (crt,Lundy, N)

Nov. 21, 2008

Nov. 21, 2008

PACER

Appeal Record Certified to USCA

Nov. 21, 2008

Nov. 21, 2008

PACER
41

MINUTE ENTRY: The Court understands that D'Arbonne Woods School is currently taking steps to apply for authorization for the 200-2010 school year. The Court would like to discuss the anticipated application with counsel for D'Arbonne Woods School and the Union Parish School Board to address the concerns of the Court and all parties. District Judge Telephone Status Conference set for 2/4/2009 at 3:00 PM before Judge Robert G James. Counsel for D'Arbonne Woods School will initiate the conference call and contact Chambers at 318-322-6230 when all counsel and interested parties are present. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 1/27/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 01/27/2009)

Jan. 27, 2009

Jan. 27, 2009

PACER
42

MINUTES for proceedings held before Judge Robert G James: TELEPHONE STATUS CONFERENCE held on 2/4/2009 to discuss the possible application of D'Arbonne Woods Charter School, Inc a/k/a D'Arbonne Woods Charter School, a Louisiana Corporation for authorization to operate as a Type II Charter School in Union Parish for the 2009-2010 school year. If D'Arbonne Woods School desires to file a new application, it should do so as soon as possible, so that it has a realistic opportunity to address any of the Court's concerns. Counsel for the School Board conveyed that his client would also appreciate notice as soon as possible for its planning purposes. Mr. Kneipp and Mr. Katz will advise their clients of the Court's concerns and will contact the Court if they wish to have a status conference. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 02/04/2009)

Feb. 4, 2009

Feb. 4, 2009

PACER
43

MOTION to Amend/Correct with consent sought but not obtained with attached Certificate of Mailing by School Board Union Parish. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Order)(aty,Katz, Stephen) (Entered: 03/02/2009)

March 2, 2009

March 2, 2009

PACER
44

ORDER granting 43 Motion to Amend/Correct Consent Decree. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 3/3/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 03/03/2009)

March 3, 2009

March 3, 2009

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Set/Reset Hearings

March 5, 2009

March 5, 2009

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45

MINUTE ENTRY: re 42 Status Conference. A District Judge Status Conference is set for April 20, 2009 at 3:00 PM before Judge Robert G James. Counsel for D'Arbonne Woods School and for the Union Parish School Board should attend in person. Counsel may bring representatives from their respective clients if they wish. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 3/5/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 03/05/2009)

March 5, 2009

March 5, 2009

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Set/Reset Hearings: District Judge Status Conference set for 3/20/2009 at 3:00 PM in Monroe, 2nd floor before Judge Robert G James. (crt,DickersonSld, D)

March 5, 2009

March 5, 2009

PACER
46

ELECTRONIC MINUTE ENTRY: District Judge Status Conference set for 3/27/2009 at 11:00 AM in Monroe, 2nd floor Chambers, before Judge Robert G James. Mr. Kneipp, Mr. Katz, and Mr. Dozier, Union Parish School Board Superintendent, are requested to participate. Parties may participate by telephone or in person. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 03/26/09. (crt,Floyd, J) (Entered: 03/26/2009)

March 26, 2009

March 26, 2009

PACER
47

MINUTES for proceedings held before Judge Robert G James: STATUS CONFERENCE held on 3/27/2009 to discuss the application of D'Arbonne Woods Charter School, Inc. A/K/A D'Arbonne Woods Charter School a Louisiana Corporation, for authorization to operate as a Type II Charter School in Union Parish for the 2009 - 2010 school year. There was discussion regarding the steps D'Arbonne Woods has taken to comply with the desegregation order and in preparation of its application. Mr. Kneipp agreed to provide the Court and the School Board with all pertinent materials as soon as possible prior to the April 6, 2009 meeting of the School Board. The Court will schedule another status conference to be held after the School Board has had an opportunity to review and discuss the materials. There was additional discussion regarding the School Board's efforts to consolidate schools and to comply with the desegregation order. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 03/27/2009)

March 27, 2009

March 27, 2009

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48

Second MOTION for Leave to File Second Motion to Intervene and Second Motion for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish with consent sought but not obtained by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order, # 2 Proposed Motion)(aty,Kneipp, Donald) Modified on 4/16/2009 to edit text (Keifer, K). (Entered: 04/16/2009)

April 16, 2009

April 16, 2009

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Set/Reset Hearings: District Judge Status Conference set for 4/20/2009 at 3:00 PM in Monroe, 2nd floor before Judge Robert G James. Correcting status conference date in docket entry of 3/5/09 entered on 4/17/09. (crt,Dickerson, D)

April 20, 2009

April 20, 2009

PACER

Set/Reset Hearings

April 20, 2009

April 20, 2009

PACER
49

ORDER granting 48 Motion for Leave to File Second Motion to Intervene and Second Motion for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 4/17/2009. (crt,Keifer, K) (Entered: 04/20/2009)

April 20, 2009

April 20, 2009

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50

Second MOTION to Intervene, Second MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(crt,Keifer, K) (Entered: 04/20/2009)

April 20, 2009

April 20, 2009

PACER
51

MINUTES for proceedings held before Judge Robert G James: STATUS CONFERENCE held on 4/21/2009. After a lengthy discussion, the Court scheduled a hearing on DWS's 50 Second Motion for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish. Hearing set for 5/19/2009 at 10:00 AM in Monroe, 2nd floor before Judge Robert G James. The parties will cooperate in the exchange of discovery. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 04/21/2009)

April 21, 2009

April 21, 2009

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52

ORDER granting in part 50 Second Motion to Intervene, Second Motion for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish. DWS is permitted to intervene in this matter for the sole purpose of seeking authorization of the operation of a charter school. The Court will DEFER consideration of the Motion for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish until all briefing is complete and the hearing, set for 5/19/2009, is conducted. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 4/20/2009. (crt,Keifer, K) (Entered: 04/21/2009)

April 21, 2009

April 21, 2009

PACER
53

RESPONSE to Motion re 50 Second MOTION to Intervene MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish filed by School Board Union Parish. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits)(aty,Katz, Stephen) Modified on 5/4/2009 to edit text (Keifer, K). (Entered: 05/04/2009)

May 4, 2009

May 4, 2009

PACER
54

MOTION to exempt minority applicants from lottery by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(aty,Kneipp, Donald) Modified on 5/19/2009 to edit text (Keifer, K). (Entered: 05/18/2009)

1 Proposed Pleading

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May 18, 2009

May 18, 2009

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55

ORDER granting 54 Motion to exempt the minority applicants. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 5/19/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 05/19/2009)

May 19, 2009

May 19, 2009

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56

MINUTES for proceedings held before Judge Robert G James: MOTION HEARING held on 5/19/2009 re 50 MOTION to Intervene MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish filed by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. After testimony and evidence the Court took this matter under advisement. A ruling will issue in due course. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 05/19/2009)

May 19, 2009

May 19, 2009

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57

EXHIBIT LIST by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc from motion hearing. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Additional attachment(s) added on 11/17/2017: # 1 Exhibits) (Crawford, A). (Entered: 05/19/2009)

May 19, 2009

May 19, 2009

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58

WITNESS LIST filed (restricted access) by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc at motion hearing. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 05/19/2009)

May 19, 2009

May 19, 2009

PACER
59

RULING: For the reasons set forth in this ruling, the Court GRANTS 50 MOTION to Intervene MOTION for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish filed by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 5/27/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 05/27/2009)

1 Searchable Copy of Opinion

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May 27, 2009

May 27, 2009

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60

ORDER: For the reasons set forth in this Court's Ruling 59, IT IS ORDERED that 50 Motion to Intervene and for Authorization to Operate a Charter School in Union Parish is GRANTED. DWS may begin operation in the 2009-2010 school year, subject to the following conditions listed in this order. Signed by Judge Robert G James on 5/27/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 05/27/2009)

May 27, 2009

May 27, 2009

PACER
61

USCA JUDGMENT/MANDATE (certified copy) as to 31 Notice of Appeal filed by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc that the motion to dismiss appeal is GRANTED and this appeal is DISMISSED. (crt,Lundy, N) (Entered: 07/27/2009)

July 20, 2009

July 20, 2009

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APPEAL RECORD RETURNED: ( 3 Volumes of Non-Electronic Records; 1 Containers of Exhibits; 1 sealed env.). The electronic copy of the record has been recycled. (crt,Lundy, N)

July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009

PACER

Appeal Record Returned

July 30, 2009

July 30, 2009

PACER
62

MOTION for Reconsideration from Order of May 27, 2009 by School Board Union Parish. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum In Support of Motion, # 2 Consent Certificate - Opposition)(aty,Katz, Stephen) Modified on 8/3/2009 to edit text (Keifer, K). (Entered: 08/03/2009)

Aug. 3, 2009

Aug. 3, 2009

PACER
63

MOTION to Expedite consideration of 62 MOTION for Reconsideration with Certificate of Service attached by School Board Union Parish. (Attachments: # 1 Text of proposed order)(aty,Katz, Stephen) (Entered: 08/03/2009)

Aug. 3, 2009

Aug. 3, 2009

PACER
64

NOTICE of Motion Setting regarding 62 MOTION for Reconsideration from Order of May 27, 2009. Motions referred to Robert G James. (crt,Keifer, K) (Entered: 08/03/2009)

Aug. 3, 2009

Aug. 3, 2009

PACER
65

MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: STATUS CONFERENCE held on 8/4/2009. The parties tentatively agreed to meet privately to discuss settlement. A Hearing as to 62 MOTION for Reconsideration from Order of May 27, 2009 was set for 8/5/2009 at 1:30 PM in Monroe, 2nd floor before Chief Judge Robert G James. (crt,Crawford, A) (Entered: 08/04/2009)

Aug. 4, 2009

Aug. 4, 2009

PACER
66

ORDER granting 63 Motion to Expedite. A hearing on the motion for reconsideration is set for August 5, 2009 at 1:30 PM in the second floor courtroom of the United States Courthouse, 201 Jackson Street, Monroe, Louisiana. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 8/4/09. (crt,Crawford, A) (Entered: 08/04/2009)

Aug. 4, 2009

Aug. 4, 2009

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67

MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: IN CHAMBERS CONFERENCE and MOTION HEARING held on 8/5/2009 re 62 MOTION for Reconsideration from Order of May 27, 2009 filed by School Board Union Parish. After discussions with counsel, the Court takes this matter under advisement. There was an Oral Motion to Enroll David J. Thomas as additional counsel for D'Arbonne Woods Charter School. The Court granted the motion. (Court Reporter: Debbie Lowery) (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 08/06/2009)

Aug. 5, 2009

Aug. 5, 2009

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68

EXHIBIT LIST by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc filed at motion hearing of 8/5/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Additional attachment(s) added on 11/17/2017: # 1 Exhibits) (Crawford, A). (Entered: 08/06/2009)

Aug. 5, 2009

Aug. 5, 2009

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69

ORAL MOTION at hearing for David J. Thomas to Enroll as Additional Counsel by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 08/06/2009)

Aug. 5, 2009

Aug. 5, 2009

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70

ORAL ORDER granting 69 Motion to Enroll as Counsel. Added as additional counsel David Jeffery Thomas for D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 8/5/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 08/06/2009)

Aug. 5, 2009

Aug. 5, 2009

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71

RULING re 62 MOTION for Reconsideration from Order of May 27, 2009 filed by School Board Union Parish. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 8/12/09. (crt,Dickerson, D) (Entered: 08/12/2009)

Aug. 12, 2009

Aug. 12, 2009

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72

ORDER: For the reasons set forth in this Court's Ruling 71 the Court grants in part and denies in part 62 MOTION for Reconsideration from Order of May 27, 2009 filed by School Board Union Parish. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 8/12/09. (crt,Dickerson, D) (Entered: 08/12/2009)

Aug. 12, 2009

Aug. 12, 2009

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73

RESPONSE Union Parish School Board's Annual Report by School Board Union Parish re 30 Memorandum Order. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits)(aty,Katz, Stephen) Modified on 10/13/2009 to reflect deficient status (Keifer, K). Modified on 10/16/2009 to remove deficient status; see 76 Corrective Document (Keifer, K). (Entered: 10/09/2009)

Oct. 9, 2009

Oct. 9, 2009

PACER
74

NOTICE of Deficiency to Stephen J Katz on behalf of School Board Union Parish regarding 73 Response Annual Report. Reason: This document is not accompanied by a certificate of service. (crt,Keifer, K) (Entered: 10/13/2009)

Oct. 13, 2009

Oct. 13, 2009

PACER
75

RESPONSE Annual Report by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc re 60 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief,. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits)(aty,Kneipp, Donald) (Entered: 10/15/2009)

Oct. 15, 2009

Oct. 15, 2009

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76

CORRECTIVE DOCUMENT entitled Certificate Of Service Of Union Parish School Board's Annual Report Pursuant To Memorandum Order Of August 7, 2008 filed by School Board Union Parish regarding 73 Response. (aty,Katz, Stephen) Modified on 10/16/2009 to edit text (Keifer, K). (Entered: 10/15/2009)

Oct. 15, 2009

Oct. 15, 2009

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77

MINUTE ENTRY: District Judge Status Conference set for 12/2/2009 at 10:00 AM in Monroe, 2nd floor before Chief Judge Robert G James. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 11/5/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 11/06/2009)

Nov. 6, 2009

Nov. 6, 2009

PACER
78

RESPONSE First Supplemental and Amended Annual Report by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc re 60 Order on Motion for Miscellaneous Relief,. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits)(aty,Kneipp, Donald) (Entered: 11/11/2009)

Nov. 11, 2009

Nov. 11, 2009

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79

MINUTES for proceedings held before Chief Judge Robert G James: STATUS CONFERENCE held on 12/2/2009. (crt,Yocum, M) (Entered: 12/04/2009)

Dec. 2, 2009

Dec. 2, 2009

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80

MINUTE ENTRY re 79 Status Conference. The Court previously conducted a status conference in Chambers in the above-referenced matter on December 2, 2009. During the conference, it was indicated that some Union Parish schools might need substantial repairs or improvements. The Court is of the opinion that the Union Parish School Board would need to seek Court approval prior to undertaking any such actions. Signed by Chief Judge Robert G James on 12/16/09. (crt,DickersonSld, D) (Entered: 12/16/2009)

Dec. 16, 2009

Dec. 16, 2009

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81

STATUS REPORT Union Parish School Board's Report Submitted Pursuant to Minute Entry of 12/2/2009 by School Board Union Parish. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits)(aty,Katz, Stephen) (Entered: 02/10/2010)

Feb. 10, 2010

Feb. 10, 2010

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82

STATUS REPORT by D'Arbonne Woods Charter School Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibits)(aty,Kneipp, Donald) (Entered: 02/15/2010)

Feb. 15, 2010

Feb. 15, 2010

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Case Details

State / Territory: Louisiana

Case Type(s):

School Desegregation

Key Dates

Filing Date: 1967