Case: United Utah Party v. Cox

2:17-cv-00655 | U.S. District Court for the District of Utah

Filed Date: June 21, 2017

Closed Date: Nov. 2, 2017

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Case Summary

On May 19, 2017 the Lieutenant Governor of Utah issued an Order setting forth a special election to be held November 7, 2017 for a recent vacancy of the Third Congressional District of Utah. The terms of the special election process (including registration deadlines) made it impossible for the United Utah Party (an unincorporated political association of Utah citizens) to register a candidate.   On June 21, 2017, the United Utah Party filed an action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 seeking declaratory a…

On May 19, 2017 the Lieutenant Governor of Utah issued an Order setting forth a special election to be held November 7, 2017 for a recent vacancy of the Third Congressional District of Utah. The terms of the special election process (including registration deadlines) made it impossible for the United Utah Party (an unincorporated political association of Utah citizens) to register a candidate.  

On June 21, 2017, the United Utah Party filed an action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 seeking declaratory and injunctive relief prohibiting the Lieutenant Governor from failing to include the nominee of the United Utah Party on the ballot in the special election. Plaintiff argued that the special election violated rights guaranteed by the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution, as enforced by 42 U.S.C. § 1983.

On August 2, 2017, the District Court issued a Decision granting Plaintiff’s motion for preliminary injunction. The Court noted the Constitution guarantees the freedom to associate in political parties for the advancement of beliefs and ideas, and that the State’s interests do not require or justify effectively barring the United Utah Party (and its proposed candidate) from participating in the special election as a new political party. Accordingly, the Court ordered the Lieutenant Governor to include the United Utah Party candidate on the ballot for the special election.

On November 2, 2017, the Court ordered a permanent injunction enjoining the defendants from failing to include the United Utah Party's nominee. It also awarded the plaintiffs $115,000 for attorneys' fees and costs.

Summary Authors

Benjamin Witte (10/17/2023)

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Judge(s)
Attorney for Plaintiff

Brasher, Andrew Lynn (Utah)

Davis, James William (Utah)

Hayman, Cheylynn (Utah)

Attorney for Defendant

Douglas, Parker (Utah)

Dymek, Andrew (Utah)

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Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

Pleading / Motion / Brief
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Verified Complaint

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

Complaint
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Defendant's Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

Pleading / Motion / Brief
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Defendant's Responses to Plaintiffs' Additional Facts and Supplemental Facts

July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017

Pleading / Motion / Brief
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Notice of Supplemental Authority

July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017

Pleading / Motion / Brief
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Plaintiffs' Reply Memorandum in Support of Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction

July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017

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Memorandum Decision and Order Granting Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Aug. 2, 2017

Aug. 2, 2017

Order/Opinion
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Judgment AND Permanent Injunction

Nov. 2, 2017

Nov. 2, 2017

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Docket

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Last updated Nov. 30, 2023, 2:28 p.m.

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Case has been indexed and assigned to Judge David Nuffer. Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party is directed to E-File the Complaint and cover sheet (found under Complaints and Other Initiating Documents) and pay the filing fee of $ 400.00 by the end of the business day.NOTE: The court will not have jurisdiction until the opening document is electronically filed and the filing fee paid in the CM/ECF system. Civil Summons may be issued electronically. Prepare the summons using the courts PDF version and email it to utdecf_clerk@utd.uscourts.gov for issuance. (dla) (Entered: 06/21/2017)

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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COMPLAINT against All Defendants (Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 1088-2781135) filed by United Utah Party, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Aaron Aizad, Diane Knight. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit 1, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet) Assigned to Judge David Nuffer (Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 06/21/2017)

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June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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**RESTRICTED DOCUMENT**Summons Issued Electronically as to Spencer J. Cox. Instructions to Counsel:1. Click on the document number.2. If you are prompted for an ECF login, enter your 'Attorney' login to CM/ECF.3. Print the issued summons for service. (tlh) (Entered: 06/21/2017)

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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MOTION for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Bryan L. Sells, Registration fee $ 250, receipt number 1088-2781230, filed by Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit Exhibit 3)(Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 06/21/2017)

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party. (Hayman, Cheylynn). Added MOTION for Preliminary Injunction and removed incorrectly added text on 7/10/2017 (alt) (Entered: 06/21/2017)

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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MOTION to Expedite Briefing and Hearing regarding Plaintiff's Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction filed by Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party. (Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 06/21/2017)

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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NOTICE OF HEARING: Status Report and Scheduling Conference set for Monday, 6/26/2017 at 02:30 PM in Rm 3.100 before Judge David Nuffer. Prior to the hearing, the parties shall meet and confer about the briefing and hearing schedule for Plaintiffs' 5 Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction, as raised in the 6 Ex Parte Motion for Expedited Briefing and Hearing, which will be addressed at the hearing. (mjt) (Entered: 06/21/2017)

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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ERRATA to 6 MOTION to Expedite Briefing and Hearing regarding Plaintiff's Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction filed by Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party . (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 06/21/2017)

June 21, 2017

June 21, 2017

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NOTICE of Appearance by David N. Wolf on behalf of Spencer J. Cox (Wolf, David) (Entered: 06/22/2017)

June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017

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NOTICE of Appearance by Thomas D. Roberts on behalf of Spencer J. Cox (Roberts, Thomas) (Entered: 06/22/2017)

June 22, 2017

June 22, 2017

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DOCKET TEXT ORDER granting 4 Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice of Bryan L. Sells for Aaron Aizad,Bryan L. Sells for Jim Bennett,Bryan L. Sells for Vaughn R. Cook,Bryan L. Sells for Diane Knight,Bryan L. Sells for United Utah Party. Attorneys admitted Pro Hac Vice may download a copy of the District of Utahs local rules from the courts web site at http://www.utd.uscourts.gov Signed by Judge David Nuffer on 6/23/2017. No attached document. (jds) (Entered: 06/23/2017)

June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017

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Order on Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice

June 23, 2017

June 23, 2017

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge David Nuffer: Counsel present for parties. The parties have reached a scheduling agreement on the plaintiffs motion for TRO/PI 5 . Defense opposition due 7/7/2017 5:00 p.m. Plaintiff reply due 7/12/2017 5:00 p.m. Hearing set 7/14/2017 at 8:30 a.m. Court adopted the schedule.Mr. Roberts addressed how a party becomes a registered political party. Counsel addressed the two special elections statutes and the Lt. Gov. Spencer Coxs order. Further case law discussed.Defense intend to file their answer prior to 7/14/2017. Stipulated facts to be filed prior to 7/7/2017, along with statements that may require evidence. Court instructed counsel to also keep 7/13/2017 for potential argument in addition to 7/14/2017. Defense will provide plaintiffs counsel their proposed stipulated facts by 6/30/2017. Court adjourned.Status Conference held on 6/26/2017, Scheduling Conference held on 6/26/2017, Set Deadlines/Hearing as to 5 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction :( Responses due by 7/7/2017, Replies due by 7/12/2017., Motion Hearing set for 7/14/2017 at 08:30 AM in Rm 3.100 before Judge David Nuffer.). Attorney for Plaintiff: Bryan Sells, Cheylynn Hayman, Attorney for Defendant: David Wolf, Thomas Roberts. Court Reporter: Kelly Hicken.(Time Start: 2:28, Time End: 3:04, Room 3.100.)(asb) (Entered: 06/26/2017)

June 26, 2017

June 26, 2017

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ORDER FOR SCHEDULE. Signed by Judge David Nuffer on 6/28/17 (alt) (Entered: 06/29/2017)

June 29, 2017

June 29, 2017

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ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Paul M. Warner under 28:636 (b)(1)(A), Magistrate to hear and determine all nondispositive pretrial matters. Judge Warner to address the emergency discovery dispute which plaintiff's counsel contacted Judge Nuffer's chambers on 7/7/2017. No attached document. Signed by Judge David Nuffer on 7/7/72017. (asb) (Entered: 07/07/2017)

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

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Order Referring Case to Magistrate Judge

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

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NOTICE OF HEARING: (Notice generated by PMW chambers) Telephone Conference re: Discovery Issue set for 7/7/2017 at 05:00 PM in Rm 7.100 before Magistrate Judge Paul M. Warner. (ksm) (Entered: 07/07/2017)

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

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Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Paul M. Warner: Telephone Conference re: discovery held on 7/7/2017. Counsel for all parties appeared by telephone.The court hears from all parties.The court rules that the deposition of Mr. Thomas will be taken on Wednesday morning at 8:00 am. The deposition will last no longer than 4 hours without permission from the court. Attorney for Plaintiff: Cheylynn Hayman and Bryan Sells, Attorney for Defendant: David Wolf and Thomas Roberts. Court Reporter: electronic.(Time Start: 5:00:21 pm, Time End: 5:18:53 pm, Room 7.100.)(ksm) (Entered: 07/07/2017)

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

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Defendant's MEMORANDUM in Opposition re 5 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction filed by Defendant Spencer J. Cox. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1. Stipulated Facts, # 2 Exhibit 2. Declaration of Mark Thomas, # 3 Exhibit 3. Letter from R. Davis, # 4 Exhibit 4. Teng v. Cox, Proposed Final Order)(Wolf, David) (Entered: 07/07/2017)

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3 Exhibit 3. Letter from R. Davis

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4 Exhibit 4. Teng v. Cox, Proposed Final Order

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July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

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REFILED CORRECTLY AS 23 AFF/DEC IN OPPOSITION - DECLARATION of Mark Thomas filed by Spencer J. Cox. (Wolf, David) Modified on 7/11/2017: added re-filing info (alt) (Entered: 07/07/2017)

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

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STIPULATION - STIPULATED FACTS by Spencer J. Cox. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Governor Herbert Writ of Election, Utah Executive Order/Proclamation No. 2017-3, # 2 Exhibit Lieutenant Governor order setting forth a special election, # 3 Exhibit Lieutenant Governors certification letter, # 4 Exhibit Letter from T. Roberts to C. Hayman)(Wolf, David) (Entered: 07/07/2017)

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

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STIPULATION Re Disputed Facts and Issues that May Require Evidence by Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party. (Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 07/07/2017)

July 7, 2017

July 7, 2017

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EXHIBITS RE-FILED CORRECTLY AS 23 AFF/DEC IN OPPOSITION - SEALED ERRATA to 18 Declaration filed by Defendant Spencer J. Cox. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1. State of Utah 2017 Special Election Candidate Manual, # 2 Exhibit 2. Documents filed by the United Utah Party in its initial petition, excluding the signatures of registered voters)(Wolf, David) Modified on 7/11/2017: sealed per 24 Order and added re-filing info (alt) (Entered: 07/10/2017)

July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017

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Defendant's MOTION to Seal re 21 Errata, filed by Defendant Spencer J. Cox. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order) Motions referred to Paul M. Warner.(Roberts, Thomas) (Entered: 07/10/2017)

July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017

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AFFIDAVIT/DECLARATION of Mark Thomas in Opposition re 5 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Defendant Spencer J. Cox. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1. State of Utah 2017 Special Election Candidate Manual, # 2 Exhibit 2. Documents filed by the United Utah Party in its initial petition, excluding the signatures of registered voters)(Roberts, Thomas) (Entered: 07/10/2017)

July 10, 2017

July 10, 2017

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ORDER granting 22 Motion to Seal 21 Errata. Signed by Judge David Nuffer on 7/11/17 (alt) (Entered: 07/11/2017)

July 11, 2017

July 11, 2017

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**RESTRICTED DOCUMENT** NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT of Status Report and Scheduling Conference held on June 26, 2017, before Judge David Nuffer. Court Reporter/Transcriber Kelly Brown Hicken CSR, RPR, RMR, Telephone number 801-524-7238. NOTICE RE REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: Within 7 business days of this filing, each party shall inform the Court, by filing a Notice of Intent to Redact, of the parties intent to redact personal data identifiers from the electronic transcript of the court proceeding. To redact additional information a Motion to Redact must be filed. The policy and forms are located on the court's website at www.utd.uscourts.gov. Please read this policy carefully. If no Notice of Intent to Redact is filed within the allotted time, this transcript will be made electronically available on the date set forth below. 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 8/1/2017. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 8/11/2017. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 10/10/2017 (alt) (Entered: 07/11/2017)

July 11, 2017

July 11, 2017

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Stipulated MOTION for Leave to File Overlength Reply Memorandum filed by Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Order Granting Motion for Leave) Motions referred to Paul M. Warner.(Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 07/11/2017)

July 11, 2017

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DOCKET TEXT ORDER granting 27 Motion for Leave to File Signed by Magistrate Judge Paul M. Warner on 07/12/2017. No attached document. (an) (Entered: 07/12/2017)

July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017

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Order on Motion for Leave to File

July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017

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Order on Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply

July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017

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Stipulated MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply Memorandum filed by Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Order Granting Motion for Extension to File) Motions referred to Paul M. Warner.(Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 07/12/2017)

July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017

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DOCKET TEXT ORDER granting 29 Stipulated Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply re 5 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction. Reply due by Thursday, 7/13/2017 at 12:00 p.m. Signed by Judge David Nuffer on July 12, 2017. No attached document. (mjt) (Entered: 07/12/2017)

July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017

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Plaintiff's MEMORANDUM in Support re 5 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Exhibit 10, # 11 Exhibit 11, # 12 Exhibit 12, # 13 Exhibit 13, # 14 Exhibit 14, # 15 Exhibit 15, # 16 Exhibit 16, # 17 Exhibit 17, # 18 Exhibit 18, # 19 Exhibit 19)(Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 07/13/2017)

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July 13, 2017

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NOTICE of Appearance by Andrew Dymek on behalf of Spencer J. Cox (Dymek, Andrew) (Entered: 07/13/2017)

July 13, 2017

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ERRATA filed by Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party Supplementation of Record. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Certified Transcript)(Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 07/13/2017)

July 13, 2017

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DEFENDANTS ANSWER to Complaint filed by Spencer J. Cox.(Roberts, Thomas) (Entered: 07/13/2017)

July 13, 2017

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Defendant's RESPONSE re 31 Memorandum in Support of Motion,,, filed by Spencer J. Cox. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3)(Dymek, Andrew) (Entered: 07/13/2017)

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July 13, 2017

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NOTICE of SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY by Spencer J. Cox re 17 Memorandum in Opposition to Motion, (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Final Order in Teng v. Cox, Case No. 170903450) (Dymek, Andrew) (Entered: 07/13/2017)

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July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017

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NOTICE FROM THE COURT re: Initial SchedulingThe court's IPT Clerk will now set the case for the Initial Pretrial Scheduling Conference (asb) (Entered: 07/14/2017)

July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017

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Order on Motion for Preliminary Injunction AND Order on Motion for TRO AND Order on Motion to Expedite

July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017

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Minute Order. Proceedings held before Judge David Nuffer: Counsel present for parties. Court heard oral arguments from Mr. Sells and Mr. Wolf. Parties to correct links/citations in their 17 19 20 31 briefs, then provide the facts in Word format to chambers by emailing dj.nuffer@utd.uscourts.gov.Discussions held between Judge Nuffer and counsel. Stipulated fact reviewed. By Monday, 7/17/2017 5:00 p.m., Mr. Wolf will submit a response to plaintiff's Options A, B, and C proposals.Disputed and supplemental facts discussed. Court will prepare an order on the TRO/PI motion as soon as possible.Court adjourned.taking under advisement 5 Motion for TRO; terminating 6 Motion to Expedite; taking under advisement 5 Motion for Preliminary Injunction; Motion Hearing held on 7/14/2017 re 5 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Jim Bennett, Diane Knight, United Utah Party, Aaron Aizad, Vaughn R. Cook. Written Order to follow oral order: Yes. Attorney for Plaintiff: Bryan Sells, Cheylynn Hayman, Attorney for Defendant David Wolf, Thomas Roberts, Andrew Dymek. Court Reporter: Kelly Hicken.(Time Start: 8:33, Time End: 11:13, Room 3.100.) (asb) (Entered: 07/14/2017)

July 14, 2017

July 14, 2017

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Defendant's RESPONSE to Plaintiffs Alternative Election Calendar (Options A, B, and C) filed by Spencer J. Cox. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Plaintiffs Alternative Election Calendar (Options A, B, and C))(Wolf, David) (Entered: 07/17/2017)

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July 17, 2017

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ERRATA to 31 Memorandum in Support of Motion,, filed by Plaintiffs Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party . (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 Richard Davis Declaration, # 2 Exhibit 2 UUP - Jim Bennett Declaration, # 3 Exhibit Mark Thomas Deposition Transcript, # 4 Exhibit 4 Special Session Proclamation by Governor with Cover, # 5 Exhibit 5 Leatherwood Death Announced, # 6 Exhibit 6 Governor's Message No. 2 (Special Session), # 7 Exhibit 7 Laws Passed at Special Session, # 8 Exhibit 8 Governor's Election Proclamation, # 9 Exhibit 9 State Session Laws of 1869, Chapter 69, # 10 Exhibit 10 Liberty Party Born, # 11 Exhibit 11 Lawrence Nominated, # 12 Exhibit 12 Ticket Filled by New Party, # 13 Exhibit 13 Parties File Two Petitions, # 14 Exhibit 14 Place Liberty Party on File, # 15 Exhibit 15 Second Congressional District General Election Ballot, # 16 Exhibit 16 Loofbourow Elected, # 17 Exhibit 17 Status Report and Scheduling Conference Transcript, # 18 Exhibit 18 Mass Meeting Advertisement, # 19 Exhibit 19 New Liberty Party, Salt Lake Tribune, Sep. 24, 1930)(Hayman, Cheylynn) (Entered: 07/17/2017)

July 17, 2017

July 17, 2017

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Supplemental MEMORANDUM in Opposition re 5 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Defendant Spencer J. Cox. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Interlocal Cooperation Agreement)(Dymek, Andrew) (Entered: 07/20/2017)

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NOTICE OF INITIAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCE: (Notice generated by IPT Clerk)The Attorneys Planning Meeting Report and Proposed Scheduling Order forms, available on the court web site at http://www.utd.uscourts.gov/usdc-forms, should be prepared 21 days before the Initial Pretrial Conference hearing date.NOTICE TO COUNSEL, The Court may enter a scheduling order and vacate the hearing if counsel(a) file a stipulated Attorneys Planning Meeting Report; and(b) e-mail a Proposed Scheduling Order to ipt@utd.uscourts.gov21 days before the scheduled hearing. See instructions at http://www.utd.uscourts.gov/attorney-planning-meeting-and-reportIf counsel or the parties would like to participate by phone they must contact the IPT Clerk at least two days in advance at ipt@utd.uscourts.gov to make arrangements. Initial Pretrial Conference set for 9/13/2017 at 11:00 AM in Rm 7.400 before Magistrate Judge Evelyn J. Furse. (jds) (Entered: 07/26/2017)

July 26, 2017

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**RESTRICTED DOCUMENT** NOTICE OF FILING OF OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT of Motion for TRO held on July 14, 2017, before Judge David Nuffer. Court Reporter/Transcriber Kelly Brown Hicken CSR, RPR, RMR, Telephone number 801-524-7238. NOTICE RE REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: Within 7 business days of this filing, each party shall inform the Court, by filing a Notice of Intent to Redact, of the parties intent to redact personal data identifiers from the electronic transcript of the court proceeding. To redact additional information a Motion to Redact must be filed. The policy and forms are located on the court's website at www.utd.uscourts.gov. Please read this policy carefully. If no Notice of Intent to Redact is filed within the allotted time, this transcript will be made electronically available on the date set forth below. 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 8/16/2017. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 8/28/2017. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 10/24/2017 (alt) (Entered: 07/26/2017)

July 26, 2017

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STIPULATION of Supplemental Facts by Aaron Aizad, Jim Bennett, Vaughn R. Cook, Diane Knight, United Utah Party. (Sells, Bryan) (Entered: 08/01/2017)

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MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER granting 5 Motion for TRO; granting 5 Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Signed by Judge David Nuffer on 8/2/17 (alt) (Entered: 08/02/2017)

Aug. 2, 2017

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Stipulated MOTION to Continue Dates filed by Defendant Spencer J. Cox. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order) Motions referred to Paul M. Warner.(Dymek, Andrew) (Entered: 08/24/2017)

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ORDER granting 47 Stipulated MOTION to Continue Dates. Status Conference set for 10/4/2017 at 03:00 PM in Rm 3.100 before Judge David Nuffer. Signed by Judge David Nuffer on 8/24/17 (alt) (Entered: 08/24/2017)

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Status Report Order

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Order

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Permanent Injunction

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Order on Motion for Attorney Fees AND Order on Motion for Entry of Judgment AND Order on Motion for Permanent Injunction

Nov. 2, 2017

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Judgment AND Permanent Injunction

Nov. 2, 2017

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Case Details

State / Territory: Utah

Case Type(s):

Election/Voting Rights

Key Dates

Filing Date: June 21, 2017

Closing Date: Nov. 2, 2017

Case Ongoing: No

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

Unincorporated political association

Public Interest Lawyer: No

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

State of Utah, State

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1983

Available Documents:

Trial Court Docket

Complaint (any)

Monetary Relief

Injunctive (or Injunctive-like) Relief

Non-settlement Outcome

Any published opinion

Outcome

Prevailing Party: Plaintiff

Nature of Relief:

Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement

Attorneys fees

Source of Relief:

Litigation

Amount Defendant Pays: 115,000

Issues

Voting:

Candidate qualifications