Case: Yazzie v. Hobbs

3:20-cv-08222 | U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

Filed Date: Aug. 26, 2020

Case Ongoing

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Case Summary

NOTE: This case is being tracked in close to real time by the Stanford/MIT Healthy Elections Project. So for information, see their tracker.

According to their summary as of 10/31/2020,

Plaintiffs allege that state law requiring that mailed ballots be received, not postmarked, before 7PM on Election Day to be counted is unconstitutional given unique circumstances for Navajo Nation, COVID-19, and USPS reorganizational issues.

People

For PACER's information on parties and their attorneys, see: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/17485048/parties/yazzie-v-hobbs/


Judge(s)

McKeown, M. Margaret (California)

Nguyen, Jacqueline Hong-Ngoc (California)

Snow, G. Murray (Arizona)

Whaley, Robert H. (Washington)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

McClure, Chris (South Dakota)

Novotny, Michael J. (Nebraska)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Desai, Roopali H. (Arizona)

Gaona, D. Andrew (Arizona)

Harper, Marty (Arizona)

Sivaram, Anuradha (District of Columbia)

Judge(s)

McKeown, M. Margaret (California)

Nguyen, Jacqueline Hong-Ngoc (California)

Snow, G. Murray (Arizona)

Whaley, Robert H. (Washington)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

McClure, Chris (South Dakota)

Novotny, Michael J. (Nebraska)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Desai, Roopali H. (Arizona)

Gaona, D. Andrew (Arizona)

Harper, Marty (Arizona)

Sivaram, Anuradha (District of Columbia)

Yost, Kristen M. (Arizona)

Other Attorney(s)

Ahler, Colin Patrick (Arizona)

Devaney, John M. (District of Columbia)

Flint, Derek Conor (Arizona)

Gonski, Sarah Rae (Arizona)

Johnson, Brett William (Arizona)

Spencer, Eric H. (Arizona)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Docket [PACER]

Nov. 6, 2020 Docket
1

Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief

Aug. 26, 2020 Complaint
62

Order

Sept. 25, 2020 Order/Opinion

Opinion

U. S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit

977 F.3d 964

Oct. 15, 2020 Order/Opinion

Resources

Title Description External URL

Yazzie et al v. Hobbs

Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project

Plaintiffs allege that state law requiring that mailed ballots be received, not postmarked, before 7PM on Election Day to be counted is unconstitutional given unique circumstances for Navajo Nation, … Oct. 31, 2020 https://healthyelections-case-tracker.stanford.edu/detail?id=201

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/17485048/yazzie-v-hobbs/

Last updated May 12, 2022

ECF Number Description Date Link
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COMPLAINT. Filing fee received: $ 400.00, receipt number 0970-18604308 filed by Alfred McRoye, Darlene Yazzie, Irene Roy, Leslie Begay, Caroline Begay, and Donna Williams. (Novotny, Michael) (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(DLC) (Entered: 08/26/2020)

Aug. 26, 2020 RECAP
2

SUMMONS Submitted by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, and Darlene Yazzie. (Novotny, Michael) (DLC) (Entered: 08/26/2020)

Aug. 26, 2020 PACER
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Filing fee paid, receipt number 0970-18604308. This case has been assigned to the Honorable Chief Judge G Murray Snow. All future pleadings or documents should bear the correct case number: CV-20-8222-PCT-GMS. Notice of Availability of Magistrate Judge to Exercise Jurisdiction form attached. (DLC) (Entered: 08/26/2020)

Aug. 26, 2020 PACER
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Summons Issued as to Katie Hobbs. (DLC). *** IMPORTANT: When printing the summons, select "Document and stamps" or "Document and comments" for the seal to appear on the document. (Entered: 08/26/2020)

Aug. 26, 2020 PACER
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NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCY re: 1 Complaint filed by Leslie Begay, Caroline Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Darlene Yazzie, Donna Williams. Pursuant to the Electronic Case Filing Administrative Policies and Procedures Manual Section II(B), attorneys are required to submit the automated Civil Cover Sheet when filing a new case. FOLLOW-UP ACTION REQUIRED: Please file correct document. Deficiency must be corrected within one business day of this notice. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (DLC) (Entered: 08/26/2020)

Aug. 26, 2020 PACER
6

NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCY re: 1 Complaint filed by Leslie Begay, Caroline Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Darlene Yazzie, Donna Williams. Document not in compliance with LRCiv 7.1(a)(3) - Party names must be capitalized using proper upper and lower case type. No further action is required. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (DLC) (Entered: 08/26/2020)

Aug. 26, 2020 PACER
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ORDER: Directing the Clerk of Court to terminate any or all Defendants in this matter, without further notice, that have not been served within the time required by Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) on December 1, 2020. See document for further details. Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 8/26/20. (GMP) (Entered: 08/26/2020)

Aug. 26, 2020 RECAP

Notice of Deficiency (Text Only)

Aug. 26, 2020 PACER
8

Additional Attachments to Main Document re: 1 Complaint, 5 Notice of Deficiency (Text Only) Civil Cover Sheet- US District Court Form JS-44 by Plaintiffs Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Novotny, Michael) (Entered: 08/27/2020)

Aug. 27, 2020 RECAP

Remark: Pro hac vice motion(s) granted for Chris McClure on behalf of Plaintiffs Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (BAS)

Sept. 1, 2020 PACER
9

Emergency MOTION for Preliminary Injunction AND DECLARATORY RELIEF AND MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES IN SUPPORT THEREOF by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Granting Injunctive and Declaratory Relief, # 2 Affidavit Of Chris McClure in Support of Application for Preliminary Injunction, # 3 Exhibit 1, # 4 Exhibit 2)(McClure, Chris) (Entered: 09/02/2020)

Sept. 2, 2020 RECAP
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NOTICE of Appearance by Roopali H Desai on behalf of Katie Hobbs. (Desai, Roopali) (Entered: 09/02/2020)

Sept. 2, 2020 PACER
11

NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCY re: 9 Emergency MOTION for Preliminary Injunction AND DECLARATORY RELIEF AND MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES IN SUPPORT THEREOF filed by Leslie Begay, Caroline Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Darlene Yazzie, Donna Williams. Document not in compliance with LRCiv 7.1(a)(3) - Party names must be capitalized using proper upper and lower case type. No further action is required. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (GMP) (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER
12

*MOTION to Intervene by Donald J. Trump for President Incorporated, Yuma County Republican Committee, Republican National Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, Maricopa County Republican Committee, Coconino County Republican Committee, Arizona Republican Party. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct filer per party name standards and add additional filers on 9/4/2020 (REK). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 RECAP
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*Corporate Disclosure Statement by Arizona Republican Party. (Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct filer on 9/4/2020 (REK). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER
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*Corporate Disclosure Statement by Coconino County Republican Committee. (Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct filer on 9/4/2020 (REK). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER
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*Corporate Disclosure Statement by Donald J. Trump for President Incorporated. (Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct filer per party name standards on 9/4/2020 (REK). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER
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*Corporate Disclosure Statement by Maricopa County Republican Committee.(Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct filer on 9/4/2020 (REK). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER
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*Corporate Disclosure Statement by National Republican Congressional Committee. (Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct filer on 9/4/2020 (REK). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER
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*Corporate Disclosure Statement by National Republican Senatorial Committee. (Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct filer on 9/4/2020 (REK). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER
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*Corporate Disclosure Statement by Republican National Committee. (Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct filer on 9/4/2020 (REK). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER
20

*Corporate Disclosure Statement by Yuma County Republican Committee. (Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct filer on 9/4/2020 (REK). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER

Notice of Deficiency (Text Only)

Sept. 3, 2020 PACER
21

*Emergency MOTION for Hearing on Motion re: 9 Emergency MOTION for Preliminary Injunction by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(McClure, Chris) *Modified to remove duplicative text on 9/8/2020 (GMP). (Entered: 09/07/2020)

Sept. 7, 2020 RECAP
22

RESPONSE to Motion re: 12 MOTION to Intervene filed by Katie Hobbs. (Desai, Roopali) (Entered: 09/09/2020)

Sept. 9, 2020 PACER
23

ORDER: Pending before the Court are the 12 Motion to Intervene filed by Donald J. Trump for President Incorporated, Republican National Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, Arizona Republican Party, Coconino County Republican Committee, Maricopa County Republican committee and Yuma County Republican Committee (collectively "Intervenors") and Defendant Arizona Secretary of State's 22 Response to Motion to Intervene. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED the Reply is due September 14, 2020. Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 9/11/20. (GMP) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

Sept. 11, 2020 PACER
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ORDER: Granting Plaintiffs' 9 Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunctive and Declaratory Relief and setting an expedited briefing schedule as follows: The response shall be due no later than September 14, 2020. The reply shall be due no later than September 18, 2020. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED granting Plaintiffs' 21 Motion for Emergency Hearing on Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Permanent Injunction. The hearing is set for Tuesday, September 22, 2020 beginning at 9:00 A.M. The parties will immediately inform the Court regarding whether they believe the hearing may be by video-conference or telephone, or whether it needs to be in person. Further, the parties will immediately inform the Court whether the hearing will be evidentiary, or whether it will be argument only, as well as the time necessary for such a hearing. Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 9/11/20. (GMP) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

Sept. 11, 2020 RECAP
25

ORDER: Setting a hearing on the 12 Motion to Intervene for Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. The parties will immediately inform the Court regarding whether they believe the hearing may be by video-conference or telephone, or whether it needs to be in person. Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 9/11/20. (GMP) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

Sept. 11, 2020 PACER
26

MOTION to Intervene as Intervenor-Plaintiff by Arizona Advocacy Network. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Proposed Complaint-in-Intervention, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Gonski, Sarah) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

Sept. 11, 2020 RECAP
27

Corporate Disclosure Statement by Arizona Advocacy Network. (Gonski, Sarah) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

Sept. 11, 2020 PACER
28

NOTICE re: Regarding Hearing Logistics by Arizona Republican Party, Coconino County Republican Committee, Donald J. Trump for President Incorporated, Maricopa County Republican Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, Republican National Committee, Yuma County Republican Committee re: 24 Order on Motion for Hearing on Motion, Order on Motion for Preliminary Injunction . (Spencer, Eric) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

Sept. 11, 2020 RECAP
29

ORDER re: 26 Motion to Intervene as Intervenor-Plaintiff filed by Arizona Advocacy Network. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that any responses to the Motion to Intervene (Doc. 26 ) are due no later than 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, 9/15/2020. Intervenor Arizona Advocacy Network is represented by Perkins Coie LLP. One of this Court's new term law clerks has accepted employ with Perkins Coie next year. That law clerk has been walled off and prevented from any knowledge or access to this case. Should the parties have any concerns about this arrangement, they should be raised with the Court immediately. Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 9/11/2020. (KFZ) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

Sept. 11, 2020 PACER
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*Amended by 32 -- RESPONSE in Opposition re: 12 MOTION to Intervene and Certificate of Service filed by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Declaration of Healy)(McClure, Chris) *Modified on 9/14/2020 (WLP). (Entered: 09/13/2020)

Sept. 13, 2020 PACER
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SERVICE EXECUTED filed by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie: Proof of Service re: Summons and Complaint upon Katie Hobbs on 9/2/20. (McClure, Chris) (Entered: 09/13/2020)

Sept. 13, 2020 PACER
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RESPONSE in Opposition re: 12 MOTION to Intervene Amended filed by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Declaration of Healy)(McClure, Chris) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 PACER
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NOTICE re: Oral Argument and Hearing by Katie Hobbs re: 24 Order on Motion for Hearing on Motion, Order on Motion for Preliminary Injunction . (Desai, Roopali) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 RECAP
34

REQUEST re: telephonic hearing by Movants Arizona Republican Party, Coconino County Republican Committee, Donald J. Trump for President Incorporated, Maricopa County Republican Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, Republican National Committee, Yuma County Republican Committee. (Johnson, Brett) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 PACER
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ORDER: In light of General Order 20-17, the hearing currently set for September 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. shall be conducted telephonically by all parties. Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that counsel for Proposed Intervenor-Defendants shall set up a call-in number on or before 5:00 p.m. on September 14, 2020, and disseminate the number to all parties, including the Court. Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 9/14/20. (GMP) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 RECAP
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NOTICE TO FILER OF DEFICIENCY re: 28 Notice (Other) filed by Donald J. Trump for President Incorporated, Arizona Republican Party, Yuma County Republican Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, Coconino County Republican Committee, Maricopa County Republican Committee, Republican National Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee. Document not in compliance with LRCiv 5.5(g) - Documents signed by an attorney shall be filed using that attorney's ECF log-in and password and shall not be filed using a log-in and password belonging to another attorney. Document(s) signed by attorney Derek Flint but submitted using the log-in and password belonging to attorney Eric Spencer. No further action is required. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (GMP) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 PACER
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NOTICE re: Hearings by Arizona Advocacy Network . (Gonski, Sarah) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 RECAP
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REPLY to Response to Motion re: 12 MOTION to Intervene filed by Arizona Republican Party, Coconino County Republican Committee, Donald J. Trump for President Incorporated, Maricopa County Republican Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, Republican National Committee, Yuma County Republican Committee. (Johnson, Brett) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 RECAP
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RESPONSE in Opposition re: 26 MOTION to Intervene as Intervenor-Plaintiff filed by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (McClure, Chris) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 PACER
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RESPONSE in Opposition re: 9 Emergency MOTION for Preliminary Injunction AND DECLARATORY RELIEF AND MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES IN SUPPORT THEREOF filed by Arizona Republican Party, Coconino County Republican Committee, Donald J. Trump for President Incorporated, Maricopa County Republican Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, Republican National Committee, Yuma County Republican Committee. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G)(Johnson, Brett) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 RECAP
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MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages for Combined Motion to Dismiss and Response to Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunctive and Declaratory Relief by Katie Hobbs. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Desai, Roopali) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 PACER
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*(Filed at doc. 48 )- LODGED Proposed Consolidated Motion to Dismiss and Response to Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunctive and Declaratory Relief re: 41 MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages for Combined Motion to Dismiss and Response to Emergency Motion for Preliminary Injunctive and Declaratory Relief . Document to be filed by Clerk if Motion or Stipulation for Leave to File or Amend is granted. Filed by Katie Hobbs. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-E)(Desai, Roopali) Modified on 9/16/2020 (GMP). (Entered: 09/14/2020)

Sept. 14, 2020 PACER

Notice of Deficiency (Text Only)

Sept. 14, 2020 PACER
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RESPONSE to Motion re: 26 MOTION to Intervene as Intervenor-Plaintiff filed by Katie Hobbs. (Desai, Roopali) (Entered: 09/15/2020)

Sept. 15, 2020 RECAP
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MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Chief Judge G Murray Snow: Motion Hearing held on 9/15/2020 re Motion to Intervene 12 . Argument presented. The Court takes the motion under advisement. TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES: Chris McClure for Plaintiffs. Roopali Desai and Marty Harper for Defendant. Sarah Gonski and John Devaney for Proposed Intervenor Plaintiff Arizona Advocacy Network. Brett Johnson and Eric Spencer for Proposed Intervenor Defendants. (Court Reporter Charlotte Powers.) Hearing held 10:09 AM to 11:09 AM. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (KFZ) (Entered: 09/15/2020)

Sept. 15, 2020 PACER

1 - Common Prompts (Text Only) AND Order on Motion to Intervene AND Motion Hearing

Sept. 15, 2020 PACER

Motion Hearing AND 1 - Common Prompts (Text Only) AND Order on Motion to Intervene

Sept. 15, 2020 PACER

1 - Common Prompts (Text Only) AND Motion Hearing AND Order on Motion to Intervene

Sept. 15, 2020 PACER
45

ORDER: Arizona Advocacy Network's Motion to Intervene 26 is DENIED without prejudice. Donald J. Trump for President, Inc., Republican National Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, Arizona Republican Party, Coconino County Republican Committee, Maricopa County Republican Committee, and Yuma County Republican Committee's Motion to Intervene 12 is DENIED without prejudice. The Court will hold a telephonic status conference with the parties regarding the September 22, 2020 hearing on Friday, September 18, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. Mountain Standard Time (Pacific Daylight Time) to discuss Daubert Motions and how to proceed with the hearing. Plaintiffs' counsel shall set up a call-in number on or before Noon on Thursday, September 17, 2020 and disseminate it to all parties, including the Court. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED setting an expedited briefing schedule. Defendant's Daubert Motion shall be filed no later than Friday, September 18, 2020. Responses to Defendant's Daubert Motion shall be filed no later than Monday, September 21, 2020. Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 9/16/2020. (REK) (Entered: 09/16/2020)

Sept. 16, 2020 RECAP
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ORDER: The Court has received inquiries from the public who wish to listen to the September 22, 2020 hearing. Members of public or of the media seeking access are directed to email AZD-PIO@azd.uscourts.gov to obtain dialing instructions. See document for further details. Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 9/16/2020. (REK) (Entered: 09/16/2020)

Sept. 16, 2020 RECAP

Remark re Pro Hac Vice Motion

Sept. 16, 2020 PACER
47

ORDER: Granting the 41 Motion for Leave to Exceed Page Limitation. The Secretary may file a combined and consolidated Motion to Dismiss and Response to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief not to exceed 27 pages. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED directing the Clerk of Court to file the lodged Consolidated Motion to Dismiss and Response to Emergency Motion with attachments (Doc. 42). Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 9/16/20. (GMP) (Entered: 09/16/2020)

Sept. 16, 2020 PACER
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MOTION to Dismiss Case and Response to 9 Emergency MOTION for Preliminary Injunction and Declaratory Relief by Katie Hobbs. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A-E)(GMP) (Entered: 09/16/2020)

Sept. 16, 2020 RECAP

Remark: Pro hac vice motion(s) granted for John M Devaney on behalf of Plaintiffs Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (BAS)

Sept. 16, 2020 PACER

AMENDED Remark: Pro hac vice motion(s) granted for John M Devaney on behalf of Movant Arizona Advocacy Network. Counsel incorrectly listed plaintiffs on pro hac vice motion and this information has been updated and/or corrected for representation pursuant to document 26 filed 9/11/2020. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (BAS)

Sept. 16, 2020 PACER
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*MOTION for Clarification re: 45 Order by Movants Arizona Republican Party, Coconino County Republican Committee, Donald J. Trump for President Incorporated, Maricopa County Republican Committee, National Republican Congressional Committee, National Republican Senatorial Committee, Republican National Committee, Yuma County Republican Committee. (Johnson, Brett) *Modified to correct event on 9/18/2020 (GMP). (Entered: 09/17/2020)

Sept. 17, 2020 RECAP

Remark re Pro Hac Vice Motion

Sept. 17, 2020 PACER
50

NOTICE re: Issues for September 18, 2020 Status Conference by Katie Hobbs . (Desai, Roopali) (Entered: 09/18/2020)

Sept. 18, 2020 RECAP
51

*MOTION in Limine re: Exclude Schroedel and Bret Healy Testimony at Preliminary Injunction Hearing, MOTION to Strike Declaration by Katie Hobbs. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Desai, Roopali). Added MOTION to Strike on 9/21/2020 (GMP). (Entered: 09/18/2020)

Sept. 18, 2020 PACER
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MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Chief Judge G Murray Snow: Status Conference held on 9/18/2020. TELEPHONIC APPEARANCES: Chris McClure for Plaintiffs. Roopali Desai and Marty Harper for Defendant. (Court Reporter Charlotte Powers.) Hearing held 10:32 AM to 10:48 AM. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (KFZ) (Entered: 09/18/2020)

Sept. 18, 2020 PACER
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*REPLY to Response to Motion re: 9 Emergency MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Declaration of McClure, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D, # 6 Exhibit E, # 7 Exhibit F)(McClure, Chris) *Modified to correct document linkage on 9/21/2020 (GMP). (Entered: 09/18/2020)

Sept. 18, 2020 RECAP

1 - Common Prompts (Text Only) AND Status Conference

Sept. 18, 2020 PACER

Remark re Pro Hac Vice Motion

Sept. 21, 2020 PACER

Remark: Pro hac vice motion(s) granted for Anuradha Sivaram on behalf of Defendant Katie Hobbs. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (BAS)

Sept. 21, 2020 PACER
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NOTICE of Appearance by Anuradha Sivaram on behalf of Katie Hobbs. (Sivaram, Anuradha) (Entered: 09/21/2020)

Sept. 21, 2020 RECAP
55

RESPONSE in Opposition re: 51 MOTION in Limine re: Exclude Schroedel and Bret Healy Testimony at Preliminary Injunction Hearing and Motion to Strike Declaration MOTION to Strike filed by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Declaration of McClure, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C)(McClure, Chris) (Entered: 09/21/2020)

Sept. 21, 2020 RECAP
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MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Chief Judge G Murray Snow: Motion Hearing held on 9/22/2020. IT IS ORDERED taking under advisement 51 Defendant's Motion in Limine/Motion to Strike, and Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction. (Court Reporter Charlotte Powers.) Hearing held 9:05 AM to 1:49 PM.(KFZ) (Entered: 09/23/2020)

Sept. 22, 2020 RECAP
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Witness List by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (KFZ) (Entered: 09/23/2020)

Sept. 22, 2020 PACER
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Witness List by Katie Hobbs. (KFZ) (Entered: 09/23/2020)

Sept. 22, 2020 PACER
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Exhibit List by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (KFZ) (Entered: 09/23/2020)

Sept. 22, 2020 PACER
60

Exhibit List by Katie Hobbs. (KFZ) (Entered: 09/23/2020)

Sept. 22, 2020 PACER
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RESPONSE to Motion re: 48 MOTION to Dismiss Case filed by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Declaration of McClure, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit D)(McClure, Chris) (Entered: 09/24/2020)

Sept. 24, 2020 PACER
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ORDER - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiffs Darlene Yazzie, Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, and Alfred McRoye's Motion for Preliminary Injunction (Doc. 9 .) is DENIED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Defendant Katie Hobbs' Motion in Limine (Doc. 51 ) is DENIED without prejudice. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the Court will hold a telephonic status conference October 9, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Mountain Standard Time (Pacific Daylight Time) to discuss the timeline for responses to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss. Defendant's counsel shall set up a call-in number on or before Noon, October 6, 2020 and disseminate it to all parties, including the Court. (See document for complete details). Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 9/25/20. (SLQ) (Entered: 09/25/2020)

Sept. 25, 2020 RECAP
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*NOTICE OF INTERLOCUTORY APPEAL to 9th Circuit Court of Appeals re: 62 Order by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. Filing fee received: $ 505.00, receipt number 0970-18714308. (Attachments: # 1 Appeal Information Representation Statement)(McClure, Chris) *Modified to correct event type on 9/28/2020 (EJA). (Entered: 09/28/2020)

Sept. 28, 2020 RECAP
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TRANSCRIPT REQUEST by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie for proceedings held on 9/22/2020, Judge G Murray Snow hearing judge(s) re: 63 Notice of Appeal. (McClure, Chris) (Entered: 09/28/2020)

Sept. 28, 2020 RECAP
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NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT of TELEPHONIC MOTION HEARING proceedings for date of 09/22/2020 before Chief Judge G. MURRAY SNOW re: 63 Notice of Appeal. [Court Reporter: Charlotte A. Powers, RMR, FCRR, CCR, CMRS, Telephone number (602) 322-7250]. The ordering party will have electronic access to the transcript immediately. All others may view the transcript at the court public terminal or it may be purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber by filing a Transcript Order Form on the docket before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 10/19/2020. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 10/29/2020. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 12/28/2020. (RAP) (Entered: 10/01/2020)

Sept. 28, 2020 PACER
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USCA Case Number re: 63 Notice of Appeal. Case number 20-16890, Ninth Circuit. (EJA) (Entered: 09/29/2020)

Sept. 29, 2020 PACER
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TRANSCRIPT REQUEST by Katie Hobbs for proceedings held on 09/22/2020, Judge G Murray Snow hearing judge(s). (Desai, Roopali) (Entered: 10/02/2020)

Oct. 2, 2020 PACER
68

MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Chief Judge G Murray Snow: Status Conference held on 10/9/2020. Plaintiffs' supplemental response to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss 48 shall be filed within ten (10) days. Defendant's reply shall be filed within the standard time limits from the filing of Plaintiffs' supplemental response. APPEARANCES: Chris McClure for Plaintiffs. Roopali Desai and Marty Harper for Defendant. (Court Reporter Charlotte Powers.) Hearing held 2:32 PM to 2:39 PM. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (KFZ) (Entered: 10/09/2020)

Oct. 9, 2020 PACER

1 - Common Prompts (Text Only) AND Status Conference

Oct. 10, 2020 PACER
69

First MOTION to Amend/Correct 1 Complaint by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A Proposed Amended Complaint, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(McClure, Chris) (Entered: 10/12/2020)

Oct. 12, 2020 RECAP
71

MOTION to Dismiss Case OR REQUEST TIMEFRAME FOR LEAVE TO AMEND COMPLAINT by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(McClure, Chris) (Entered: 10/19/2020)

Oct. 19, 2020 RECAP
72

RESPONSE to Motion re: 71 MOTION to Dismiss Case OR REQUEST TIMEFRAME FOR LEAVE TO AMEND COMPLAINT filed by Katie Hobbs. (Desai, Roopali) (Entered: 10/20/2020)

Oct. 20, 2020 RECAP
73

REPLY to Response to Motion re: 71 MOTION to Dismiss Case OR REQUEST TIMEFRAME FOR LEAVE TO AMEND COMPLAINT filed by Caroline Begay, Leslie Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Donna Williams, Darlene Yazzie. (McClure, Chris) (Entered: 10/26/2020)

Oct. 26, 2020 RECAP
74

MANDATE of USCA (20-16890) affirming the decision of the district court re: 63 Notice of Appeal filed by Leslie Begay, Caroline Begay, Alfred McRoye, Irene Roy, Darlene Yazzie, Donna Williams. (LAD) (Entered: 11/06/2020)

Nov. 6, 2020 RECAP
75

ORDER denying as moot 48 Motion to Dismiss, 49 Motion Request for Clarification and 69 Motion to Amend Complaint. Plaintiffs' Motion to Dismiss or Request Timeframe for Leave to Amend Complaint (Doc. 71 ) is granted. The Clerk shall enter a judgment of dismissal without prejudice. Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 1/5/21. (DXD) (Entered: 01/06/2021)

Jan. 6, 2021 RECAP
76

CLERK'S JUDGMENT - Pursuant to the Courts Order filed January 6, 2021, judgment of dismissal is entered, and the complaint and action are dismissed without prejudice. (DXD) (Entered: 01/06/2021)

Jan. 6, 2021 PACER

State / Territory: Arizona

Case Type(s):

Election/Voting Rights

Special Collection(s):

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

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Key Dates

Filing Date: Aug. 26, 2020

Case Ongoing: Yes

Case Details

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket