Case: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. DeJoy

2:20-cv-04096 | U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

Filed Date: Aug. 21, 2020

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Case Summary

This is a case about changes to U.S. Postal Service operations in the run-up to the 2020 general election. In May 2020, then-President Trump appointed a campaign donor as Postmaster General; he was confirmed in June 2020. In July, the new Postmaster General instituted a variety of USPS policy changes which were ostensibly intended to cut costs. The plaintiffs here were the states of Pennsylvania, California, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, and North Carolina, as well as the District of Columbia…

This is a case about changes to U.S. Postal Service operations in the run-up to the 2020 general election. In May 2020, then-President Trump appointed a campaign donor as Postmaster General; he was confirmed in June 2020. In July, the new Postmaster General instituted a variety of USPS policy changes which were ostensibly intended to cut costs. The plaintiffs here were the states of Pennsylvania, California, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, and North Carolina, as well as the District of Columbia. On August 21, 2020, they sued the Postmaster General, the Chairman of the USPS Board of Governors, and the Postal Service in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. The states claimed that the USPS policy changes would slow mail delivery. Slower mail delivery, the states reasoned, would impinge their interests in the functioning of the state court systems (which rely on timely mail deliveries) and, importantly, the administration of the 2020 general election (which, because of the COVID-19 pandemic, would involve millions of mail-in ballots in the plaintiff states). Represented by their respective attorneys general, the states alleged that the policy changes thus violated:

  • The Postal Reorganization Act by:
    • Failing to seek an advisory opinion from the Postal Regulatory Commission or a comment period before instituting USPS policy changes with nationwide impact (count one)
    • Failing to meet the Act’s nationwide mail delivery speed standards (count two)
  • The Elections and Electors Clauses of the U.S. Constitution by interfering with the states’ regulations of the “The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives” (count three)
  • The 26th Amendment by interfering with the states’ abilities to count validly-cast mail-in ballots (count four)

The complaint sought declaratory and injunctive relief. On September 2, 2020, the states moved for a preliminary nationwide injunction, seeking an order from the court for the Postal Service to reverse the policy changes instituted by the new Postmaster General, including orders: (1) ceasing a prohibition on late or extra mail trips, (2) ending limitations on the use of overtime, and (3) requiring the USPS to automatically prioritize Election Mail. The case was assigned to District Judge Gerald A. McHugh. In reviewing the parties’ briefs for the preliminary injunction, Judge McHugh incorporated testimony from Jones v. United States Postal Service, a similar case brought in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The court held a hearing on the motion for a preliminary injunction on September 24, 2020. During the hearing, the plaintiffs clarified that they only sought an injunction on counts one and three.  

On September 28, 2020, Judge McHugh granted in part the preliminary injunction. The court found it had subject matter jurisdiction under the Postal Reorganization Act to adjudicate the states’ statutory claim. Next, the court turned to standing. Invoking Massachusetts v. EPA, Judge McHugh found that Pennsylvania had alleged harms to its sovereign interest in timely mail delivery sufficient to establish standing to sue for the procedural violations of the Postal Reorganization Act. And California’s allegations of untimely and erroneous mail delivery were sufficient to establish standing on the constitutional claim. The court then found that the plaintiffs had shown a reasonable probability that they would succeed on merits of their statutory claim that the defendants were required to seek an advisory opinion from the Postal Regulatory Commission before instituting the challenged policies. The defendants had acted ultra vires by failing to do so. Further, the plaintiffs had demonstrated irreparable injury absent an injunction and that the balance of equities and public interest favored granting an injunction. Indeed, the court issued a nationwide injunction, finding it “highly impractical to craft a remedy specific to the plaintiff states.” The injunction specifically instructed the Postal Service to remove the prohibition on late and extra mail trips, ended the limitation on the use of overtime, and to prioritize Election Mail, as the plaintiffs had requested. The injunction also incorporated the September 25, 2020 injunction that the Southern District of New York had issued in Jones v. United States Postal Service. The court declined to address the constitutional claim given that the statutory claims resolved the case. 490 F.Supp.3d 833. 

On October 5, 2020, the defendants moved for the court to clarify the injunction. On October 9, the court granted the motion, providing more precise guidance language for the Postal Service to implement the order. On October 13, the plaintiffs requested the appointment of an independent monitor to supervise Postal Service compliance with the injunction. The court denied the request as unnecessary and impractical on October 21. 

The litigation continued after the 2020 general election concluded. The defendants appealed the grant of the preliminary injunction to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit on November 27, 2020 (USCA no. 20-3419). The district court granted the defendants’ unopposed motion to stay district court deadlines on December 14, 2020. On January 20, 2021 the Third Circuit granted the defendants’ unopposed motion to dismiss the appeal. 

Over the course of spring 2021, the parties filed cross motions for summary judgment. The plaintiffs’ motions admitted claims three and four were moot, but argued argued that they were entitled to summary judgment on counts one and two; the defendants’ motions claimed the plaintiffs lacked standing on those claims, that the court had no subject matter jurisdiction over them, that the claims were moot, and that even if none of that were true, the defendants were entitled on the merits to summary judgment.   

On July 1, 2021, the court ordered defendants to provide weekly status reports through August 13 on the service performance of First Class Mail; the defendants complied with the order in full. On August 11, the court ordered the defendants to continue to provide the weekly First Class Mail status reports indefinitely. 

The court heard oral argument on the summary judgment motions on July 21, 2021. In response to these motions, on August 25, 2021, the court dismissed counts one, three, and four as moot, and ordered an evidentiary hearing on count two. Judge McHugh explained that the plaintiffs had dropped all challenges under count one except the procedural challenge to the policy reducing late and extra trips. But, the court found, subsequent Postal Service policymaking had provided the plaintiffs with the ability to comment on/object to the late and extra trip policy after March 2021, and that the plaintiffs had accordingly objected to the policy changes in June of that year. Therefore, the court dismissed count one as moot. The court then moved on to count two, that the Postal Service policy changes violated its statutory obligations to expeditiously transport “important letter mail” and generally provide adequate and efficient postal services. The court found it had subject matter jurisdiction to review the claim except to the extent that the Postal Review Commission had exclusive jurisdiction to evaluate the “quality of service” the USPS rendered. The court then agreed with the defendants that the plaintiffs had not demonstrated that the policy changes had slowed the mail in a way that harmed the plaintiffs except for two policies — the late and extra trip policy and the overtime policy. For those claims only, the court found that disputes of fact remained as to whether the plaintiffs had alleged sufficient injury-in-fact to have standing. Finally, the court disagreed with the defendants that policy revisions had mooted the plaintiffs’ claims as to late/extra deliveries. The court determined that the policy changes “only addresse[d] the problem at its surface,” such that the court could still order effective relief. In sum, the court ordered an evidentiary hearing as to whether the plaintiffs had alleged injury-in-fact on their count two late/extra trip and overtime policy claims, and dismissed counts one, three, and four as moot. 556 F.Supp.3d 461. 

The defendants have continued to comply with the court’s First Class Mail weekly status update order. The parties held a status conference before Judge McHugh on January 26, 2022. The case is ongoing.  

 

Summary Authors

John Juenemann (4/18/2022)

Related Cases

Jones v. United States Postal Service, Southern District of New York (2020)

People

For PACER's information on parties and their attrorneys, see: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/17466141/parties/commonwealth-of-pennsylvania-v-dejoy/


Judge(s)

McHugh, Gerald Austin Jr. (Pennsylvania)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Becerra, Xavier (California)

Boyer, Jacob (Pennsylvania)

Downes, Brendan (District of Columbia)

Ehrlich, Lisa Catherine (California)

Fischer, Michael J (Pennsylvania)

Frey, Aaron M (Maine)

George, Vanessa L (Delaware)

Herman, Susan P. (Maine)

Jennings, Kathleen (Delaware)

Judge(s)

McHugh, Gerald Austin Jr. (Pennsylvania)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Becerra, Xavier (California)

Boyer, Jacob (Pennsylvania)

Downes, Brendan (District of Columbia)

Ehrlich, Lisa Catherine (California)

Fischer, Michael J (Pennsylvania)

Frey, Aaron M (Maine)

George, Vanessa L (Delaware)

Herman, Susan P. (Maine)

Jennings, Kathleen (Delaware)

Kassab, Vanessa L (Delaware)

Konopka, Kathleen (District of Columbia)

Kovatis, Stephen R. (Pennsylvania)

Kravitz, David C. (Massachusetts)

Lazar, Jillian A (Delaware)

Newman, Michael (California)

Racine, Karl A. (District of Columbia)

Shapiro, Joshua D. (Pennsylvania)

Singh, Jasleen K (California)

Slager, Susan E. (California)

Smith, Ryan B (Pennsylvania)

Thomson, Aimee D (Pennsylvania)

Wright, Christian Douglas (Delaware)

Attorneys(s) for Defendant

Cholera, Kuntal (District of Columbia)

Gill, Eric D (Pennsylvania)

Robinson, John (District of Columbia)

Other Attorney(s)

Letter, Douglas (District of Columbia)

Lynch, Gary F. (Pennsylvania)

McGrath, Sean J (Pennsylvania)

O'Brien, Anthony (California)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

2:20-cv-04096

Docket [PACER]

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Dejoy

Dec. 14, 2020

Dec. 14, 2020

Docket
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2:20-cv-04096

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

Aug. 21, 2020

Aug. 21, 2020

Complaint
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Memorandum

490 F.Supp.3d 833, 2020 WL 5763553

Sept. 28, 2020

Sept. 28, 2020

Order/Opinion
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2:20-cv-04096

Order Granting, in Part, Defendants' Motion to Clarify

2020 WL 6580463

Oct. 9, 2020

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Memorandum

2020 WL 6580464

Oct. 21, 2020

Oct. 21, 2020

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Memorandum

556 F.Supp.3d 461

Aug. 25, 2021

Aug. 25, 2021

Order/Opinion

Resources

Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/17466141/commonwealth-of-pennsylvania-v-dejoy/

Last updated July 21, 2022, 3:13 a.m.

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COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0313-14510864.), filed by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF MAINE. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Designation Form, # 4 Case Management Track Form)(THOMSON, AIMEE) (Entered: 08/21/2020)

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NOTICE of Appearance by JACOB B. BOYER on behalf of COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA (BOYER, JACOB) (Entered: 08/21/2020)

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MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Admission of Lisa Ehrlich ( Filing fee $ 40 receipt number 0313-14512001.) filed by STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Certificate of Service.(SMITH, RYAN) Modified on 9/4/2020 (md, ). (Entered: 08/21/2020)

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MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Admission of Jasleen Singh ( Filing fee $ 40 receipt number 0313-14512220.) filed by STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Certificate of Service.(SMITH, RYAN) Modified on 9/4/2020 (md, ). (Entered: 08/21/2020)

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MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Admission of Anthony P. O'Brien ( Filing fee $ 40 receipt number 0313-14512249.) filed by STATE OF CALIFORNIA, Certificate of Service.(SMITH, RYAN) Modified on 9/4/2020 (md, ). (Entered: 08/21/2020)

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ORDER THAT THE APPLICATION OF LISA C. EHRLICH, ESQUIRE TO PRACTICE IN THIS COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 83.5.2(b) IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 8/21/20.8/21/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 08/21/2020)

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ORDER THAT THE APPLICATION OF JASLEEN SINGH, ESQUIRE TO PRACTICE IN THIS COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 83.5.2(b) IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 8/21/20.8/21/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 08/21/2020)

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ORDER THAT THE APPLICATION OF ANTHONY P. O'BRIEN, ESQUIRE TO PRACTICE IN THIS COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 83.5.2(b) IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 8/21/20.8/21/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 08/21/2020)

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Summons Issued as to ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General E-mailed To: AIMEE D. THOMSON, ESQ. on 8/24/2020 (dmc, )

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Acceptance of Service by U.S. Attorney Re: accepted summons and complaint on behalf of the United States Attorney (only). (mbh, ) (Entered: 08/24/2020)

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MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Admission of Susan P. Herman ( Filing fee $ 40 receipt number 0313-14526179.) filed by COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.Certificate of Service.(SMITH, RYAN) (Entered: 08/27/2020)

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ORDER THAT THE APPLICATION OF SUSAN P. HERMAN, ESQUIRE TO PRACTICE IN THIS COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 83.5.2(b) IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 8/27/20.8/27/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 08/28/2020)

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AFFIDAVIT of Service (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(THOMSON, AIMEE) (Entered: 08/28/2020)

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NOTICE of Appearance by KUNTAL V. CHOLERA on behalf of ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE (CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 08/28/2020)

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MOTION to Expedite Discovery filed by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.Memorandum, Certificate of Service. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum of Law, # 2 Appendix, # 3 Text of Proposed Order)(THOMSON, AIMEE) (Entered: 08/28/2020)

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Consent MOTION to Expedite Consideration of Motion to Expedite Discovery filed by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.Certificate of Service. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(THOMSON, AIMEE) (Entered: 08/28/2020)

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ORDER THAT PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR EXPEDITED CONSIDERATION IS GRANTED. DEFENDANTS SHALL FILE ANY OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR EXPEDITED DISCOVERY BY 9/2/2020., PLAINTIFFS SHALL FILE ANY REPLY IN SUPPORT OF THEIR MOTION FOR EXPEDITED DISCOVERY BY 9/3/2020.. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 8/31/20. 8/31/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 08/31/2020)

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RESPONSE in Opposition re 14 MOTION to Expedite Discovery filed by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 09/02/2020)

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MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.Memorandum, Declaration, Certificate of Service. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum of Law, # 2 Text of Proposed Order, # 3 Appendix Part 1, # 4 Appendix Part 2, # 5 Appendix Exhibits 17-19)(THOMSON, AIMEE) (Entered: 09/02/2020)

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Consent MOTION to Expedite Consideration of Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.Certificate of Service. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(THOMSON, AIMEE) (Entered: 09/02/2020)

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REPLY in Support re 14 MOTION to Expedite Discovery filed by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(THOMSON, AIMEE) Modified on 9/7/2020 (fb). (Entered: 09/03/2020)

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE re 17 Response in Opposition to Motion of Supplemental Authority (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 09/04/2020)

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ORDER THAT PLAINTIFFS MOTION TO EXPEDITE DISCOVERY IS GRANTED AS OUTLINED HEREIN. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/4/20. 9/4/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(rf, ) (Entered: 09/04/2020)

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NOTICE of Appearance by SEAN J. MCGRATH on behalf of THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA (MCGRATH, SEAN) (Entered: 09/04/2020)

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MOTION to File Amicus Brief filed by THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA.Certificate of Service. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit Proposed Amici Curiae Brief, # 3 Exhibit List of Amici Curiae Local and Tribal Governments)(MCGRATH, SEAN) (Entered: 09/04/2020)

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MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Admission of Brendan Downes ( Filing fee $ 40 receipt number 0313-14548005.) filed by COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.Certificate of Service.(SMITH, RYAN) (Entered: 09/08/2020)

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MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Admission of Kathleen Konopka ( Filing fee $ 40 receipt number 0313-14548113.) filed by COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.Certificate of Service.(SMITH, RYAN) (Entered: 09/08/2020)

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ORDER THAT THE APPLICATION OF BRENDAN DOWNES, ESQUIRE TO PRACTICE IN THIS COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 83.5.2(b) IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/8/20.9/8/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/08/2020)

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ORDER THAT THE APPLICATION OF KATHLEEN KONOPKA, ESQUIRE TO PRACTICE IN THIS COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 83.5.2(b) IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/8/20.9/8/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/08/2020)

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NOTICE of Appearance by ERIC D. GILL on behalf of UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE with Certificate of Service(GILL, ERIC) (Entered: 09/10/2020)

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ORDER THAT PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR EXPEDITED CONSIDERATION IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/10/20.9/10/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/10/2020)

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NOTICE of Appearance by DOUGLAS N. LETTER on behalf of UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES (LETTER, DOUGLAS) (Entered: 09/10/2020)

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MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief In Support of Plaintiffs filed by UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.Brief, Certificate of Service. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proposed Brief of U.S. House of Representatives as Amicus Curiae in Support of Plaintiffs, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(LETTER, DOUGLAS) (Entered: 09/10/2020)

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MOTION for Pro Hac Vice Admission of David C. Kravitz ( Filing fee $ 40 receipt number 0313-14556622.) filed by COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA.Certificate of Service.(SMITH, RYAN) (Entered: 09/10/2020)

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ORDER THAT THE APPLICATION OF DAVID C. KRAVITZ, ESQUIRE TO PRACTICE IN THIS COURT PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULE OF CIVIL PROCEDURE 83.5.2(b) IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/11/20.9/11/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

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ORDER THAT A HEARING ON THE MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION WILL COMMENCE ON 9/22/2020 AT 9:30 AM IN COURTROOM 15-A BEFORE HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/11/20. 9/11/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

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ORDER THAT THE UNOPPOSED MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE A BRIEF AS AMICI CURIAE IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/11/20.9/11/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

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RESPONSE in Opposition re 18 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Barber, Cintron, and Curtis, # 2 Declaration Colin, Couch, DeChambeau, Glass, Prokity, and Vo, # 3 Exhibit 1-8, # 4 Exhibit 9-15)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 09/11/2020)

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NOTICE of Appearance by VANESSA L. KASSAB on behalf of STATE OF DELAWARE (KASSAB, VANESSA) (Entered: 09/13/2020)

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ORDER THAT THAT THE MOTION OF THE US HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE'S FOR LEAVE TO FILE AN AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS IS GRANTED. THE CLERK IS DIRECTED TO FILE THE HOUSE'S AMICUS BRIEF ON THE DOCKET IN THIS MATTER.. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/11/20.9/14/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

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Brief of U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES as Amicus Curiae in Support of the Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

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NOTICE of Appearance by GARY F. LYNCH on behalf of BRADY, TEAM ENOUGH, MARCH FOR OUR LIVES ACTION FUND (LYNCH, GARY) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

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MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Brief filed by BRADY, MARCH FOR OUR LIVES ACTION FUND, TEAM ENOUGH. Brief, Certificate of Service. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit - Proposed Amici Curiae Brief, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(LYNCH, GARY) Modified on 9/15/2020 (tjd). (Entered: 09/14/2020)

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NOTICE of Appearance by MICHAEL J. FISCHER on behalf of COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA (FISCHER, MICHAEL) (Entered: 09/14/2020)

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Letter requesting discovery conference filed by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(FISCHER, MICHAEL) Modified on 9/15/2020 (tjd). (Entered: 09/14/2020)

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Letter in Response to Plaintiffs' September 14, 2020 Discovery Letter by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (CHOLERA, KUNTAL) Modified on 9/16/2020 (fb). (Entered: 09/15/2020)

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Statement in Response to Court's September 15, 2020 Inquiry by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Robert Cintron, # 2 Declaration Angela Curtis)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 09/15/2020)

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RESPONSE in Support re 18 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix)(BOYER, JACOB) (Entered: 09/15/2020)

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Letter requesting discovery conference filed by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Exhibit)(FISCHER, MICHAEL) Modified on 9/17/2020 (fb). (Entered: 09/16/2020)

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Letter in Response to Plaintiffs' September 16, 2020 Discovery Letter by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (CHOLERA, KUNTAL) Modified on 9/18/2020 (fb). (Entered: 09/17/2020)

Sept. 17, 2020

Sept. 17, 2020

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NOTICE of Appearance by STEPHEN R. KOVATIS on behalf of COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA with Certificate of Service(KOVATIS, STEPHEN) (Entered: 09/17/2020)

Sept. 17, 2020

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH Telephone Conference held on 9/17/20 (mbh, ) (Entered: 09/17/2020)

Sept. 17, 2020

Sept. 17, 2020

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Letter by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA Notice of Supplemental Authority (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit PA Democratic Party v. Boockvar)(FISCHER, MICHAEL) Modified on 9/18/2020 (fb). (Entered: 09/17/2020)

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Sept. 17, 2020

Sept. 17, 2020

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53

Joint MOTION for Order ENTERING FED. R. EVID. 502(D) ORDER filed by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE.JOINT MOTION FOR THE ENTRY OF A FED. R. EVID. 502(D) ORDER.(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 09/18/2020)

Sept. 18, 2020

Sept. 18, 2020

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Letter to Judge McHugh re: 9/22 Preliminary Injunction Hearing, and Request for Teleconference by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) Modified on 9/21/2020 (tjd). (Entered: 09/18/2020)

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ORDER THAT THE JOINT MOTION FOR ENTRY OF A PROTECTIVE ORDER IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/18/20.9/18/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/18/2020)

Sept. 18, 2020

Sept. 18, 2020

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ORDER THAT THE PRODUCTION OF A DOCUMENT, OR PART OF A DOCUMENT, SHALL NOT CONSTITUTE A WAIVER OF ANY PRIVILEGE OR PROTECTION AS TO ANY PORTION OF THAT DOCUMENT, OR AS TO ANY UNDISCLOSED PRIVILEGED OR PROTECTED COMMUNICATIONS OR INFORMATION CONCERNING THE SAME SUBJECT MATTER IN THIS OR IN ANY OTHER PROCEEDING, ETC.. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/18/20. 9/18/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/18/2020)

Sept. 18, 2020

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ORDER THAT THE TELEPHONE CONFERENCE SCHEDULED FOR 9/21/20 IS CANCELLED. THE HEARING ON THE MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION WILL COMMENCE ON 9/24/2020 AT 9:30 AM IN COURTROOM 15-A BEFORE HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/21/20. 9/21/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/21/2020)

Sept. 21, 2020

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Letter to Judge McHugh dated September 22, 2020 by COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA of Supplemental Authority (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(BOYER, JACOB) Modified on 9/24/2020 (tjd). (Entered: 09/22/2020)

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Sept. 22, 2020

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ORDER THAT MARCH FOR OUR LIVES ACTION FUND'S MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE AMICUS BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS IS GRANTED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/23/20.9/24/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/24/2020)

Sept. 24, 2020

Sept. 24, 2020

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BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE in Support re 18 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction as Amici Curiae filed by BRADY, MARCH FOR OUR LIVES ACTION FUND, TEAM ENOUGH. (LYNCH, GARY) Modified on 9/25/2020 (tjd). (Entered: 09/24/2020)

Sept. 24, 2020

Sept. 24, 2020

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH in Courtroom 15-A Oral Argument held on 9/24/20. Court Reporter: ESR. (mbh, ) (Entered: 09/25/2020)

Sept. 25, 2020

Sept. 25, 2020

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MEMORANDUM AND/OR OPINION. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/28/20. 9/28/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 09/28/2020)

Sept. 28, 2020

Sept. 28, 2020

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ORDER THAT PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IS GRANTED IN PART. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 9/28/20. 9/28/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) Modified on 8/25/2021 (mbh, ). (VACATED PER ORDER #148) (Entered: 09/28/2020)

Sept. 28, 2020

Sept. 28, 2020

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TRANSCRIPT of Motion Hearing held on 9/24/20, before Judge MCHUGH. Court Reporter/Transcriber O'CONNOR LEGAL, MEDICAL & MEDIA SERVICES, LLC. 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 10/21/2020. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 11/2/2020. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 12/29/2020. (rf, ) (Entered: 09/30/2020)

Sept. 30, 2020

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Notice of Filing of Official Transcript with Certificate of Service re 64 Transcript - PDF,, 9/30/20 Entered and Copies Emailed and Mailed.. (rf, ) (Entered: 09/30/2020)

Sept. 30, 2020

Sept. 30, 2020

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MOTION for Clarification or in the alternative, MOTION for Reconsideration re 63 Order (Memorandum and/or Opinion) and Request for Teleconference filed by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE.Memorandum, Declaration. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Declaration Second Supplemental Cintron Declaration, # 5 Declaration Third Supplemental Cintron Declaration)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 10/05/2020)

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Oct. 5, 2020

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH Telephone Conference held on 10/6/20. Court Reporter: ESR (mbh, ) (Entered: 10/06/2020)

Oct. 6, 2020

Oct. 6, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE of Reports filed in Jones v. United States Postal Service (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 10/07/2020)

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MEMORANDUM AND OPINION. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 10/9/20. 10/9/20 ENTERED & E-MAILED.(fdc) (Entered: 10/09/2020)

Oct. 9, 2020

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Set/Reset Hearings

Oct. 9, 2020

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MEMORANDUM AND ORDER THAT DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR CLARIFICATION/RECONSIDERATION 66 IS GRANTED IN PART. THE COURT HEREBY SCHEDULES A TELEPHONIC STATUS HEARING FOR DECEMBER 3, 2020 AT 1:30 PM. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 10/9/20. 10/9/20 ENTERED & E-MAILED.(fdc) Modified on 8/25/2021 (mbh, ). (VACATED PER ORDER #148) (Entered: 10/09/2020)

Oct. 9, 2020

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Set/Reset Hearings:A TELEPHONIC STATUS CONFERENCE IS SET FOR 12/3/2020 01:30 PM BEFORE HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH. (fdc)

Oct. 9, 2020

Oct. 9, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 10/09/2020)

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Oct. 9, 2020

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NOTICE by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA Letter regarding appointment of independent monitor (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3)(FISCHER, MICHAEL) (Entered: 10/13/2020)

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Oct. 13, 2020

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Letter in Response to Plaintiffs' Request for a Court-Appointed Monitor by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) Modified on 10/15/2020 (fb). (Entered: 10/14/2020)

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Oct. 14, 2020

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MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer filed by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE..(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 10/15/2020)

Oct. 15, 2020

Oct. 15, 2020

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ORDER THAT DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO RESPOND TO PLAINTIFFS' COMPLAINT IS GRANTED. DEFENDANTS SHALL RESPOND TO PLAINTIFFS' COMPLAINT ON OR BEFORE 12/4/20. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 10/15/20.10/15/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 10/15/2020)

Oct. 15, 2020

Oct. 15, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE of Data Reports and Declaration Concerning Preliminary Injunction Compliance (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Declaration of Dr. Joshua Colin)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 10/16/2020)

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Oct. 16, 2020

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Letter by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA re 76 Notice (Other), Response to Defendants' Notice of Data Reports (FISCHER, MICHAEL) Modified on 10/20/2020 (fb). (Entered: 10/19/2020)

Oct. 19, 2020

Oct. 19, 2020

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Statement in response to Plaintiffs' October 19, 2020 Letter by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. (CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 10/20/2020)

Oct. 20, 2020

Oct. 20, 2020

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NOTICE by COMMONWEALTH OF MASSACHUSETTS, COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, STATE OF DELAWARE, STATE OF MAINE, STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA re 78 Statement Response to Defendants' Letter of 10/20/2020 (FISCHER, MICHAEL) (Entered: 10/20/2020)

Oct. 20, 2020

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MEMORANDUM AND/OR OPINION. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 10/21/20. 10/22/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 10/22/2020)

Oct. 21, 2020

Oct. 21, 2020

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ORDER THAT PLAINTIFF'S REQUEST FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF AN INDEPENDENT MONITOR IS DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 10/21/20. 10/22/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 10/22/2020)

Oct. 21, 2020

Oct. 21, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE of Reports (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 10/23/2020)

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Oct. 23, 2020

Oct. 23, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE of Reports (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 10/30/2020)

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Oct. 30, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE of Reports (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 11/06/2020)

Nov. 6, 2020

Nov. 6, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE of Reports (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 11/13/2020)

Nov. 13, 2020

Nov. 13, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE of Reports (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 11/20/2020)

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Nov. 20, 2020

Nov. 20, 2020

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Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer filed by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE..(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 11/25/2020)

Nov. 25, 2020

Nov. 25, 2020

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ORDER THAT DEFENDANTS' MOTION FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO RESPOND TO PLAINTIFFS' COMPLAINT IS GRANTED. DEFENDANTS SHALL FILE RESPOND TO PLAINTIFFS' COMPLAINT ON OR BEFORE 12/18/20. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 11/25/20.11/25/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 11/25/2020)

Nov. 25, 2020

Nov. 25, 2020

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NOTICE of Appearance by JOHN ROBINSON on behalf of ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE (ROBINSON, JOHN) (Entered: 11/27/2020)

Nov. 27, 2020

Nov. 27, 2020

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NOTICE OF APPEAL as to 62 Memorandum and/or Opinion, 63 Order (Memorandum and/or Opinion), 70 Order (Memorandum and/or Opinion), by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE. Filing fee waived (USA). Copies to Judge, Clerk USCA, Appeals Clerk and (ROBINSON, JOHN) Modified on 11/27/2020 (fb). (Entered: 11/27/2020)

Nov. 27, 2020

Nov. 27, 2020

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NOTICE of Docketing Record on Appeal from USCA re 90 Notice of Appeal, filed by UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE, ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY. USCA Case Number 20-3419 (dmc, ) (Entered: 12/02/2020)

Dec. 1, 2020

Dec. 1, 2020

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ORDER THAT A CONFERENCE CALL IS SCHEDULED FOR 12/16/2020 AT 3:30 PM BEFORE HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH ON 12/3/20. 12/3/20 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(mbh, ) (Entered: 12/03/2020)

Dec. 3, 2020

Dec. 3, 2020

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before HONORABLE GERALD A. MCHUGH Conference Call held on 12/3/20 (mbh, ) (Entered: 12/03/2020)

Dec. 3, 2020

Dec. 3, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE of Reports (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 12/04/2020)

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Dec. 4, 2020

Dec. 4, 2020

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NOTICE by ROBERT M. DUNCAN, LOUIS DeJOY, UNITED STATES POSTAL SERVICE of Reports (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(CHOLERA, KUNTAL) (Entered: 12/11/2020)

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Dec. 11, 2020

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Case Details

State / Territory: Pennsylvania

Case Type(s):

Election/Voting Rights

Special Collection(s):

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Healthy Elections COVID litigation tracker

Key Dates

Filing Date: Aug. 21, 2020

Case Ongoing: Yes

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Six states and the District of Columbia

Plaintiff Type(s):

State Plaintiff

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

Postmaster General (District of Columbia), Federal

Chairman (District of Columbia), Federal

United States Postal Service (District of Columbia), Federal

Defendant Type(s):

Jurisdiction-wide

Case Details

Causes of Action:

Ex parte Young (federal or state officials)

Availably Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Mixed

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Preliminary injunction / Temp. restraining order

Source of Relief:

Litigation

Content of Injunction:

Preliminary relief granted

Issues

General:

Mail

Voting:

Election administration