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Case: Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP v. City of Jacksonville

3:22-cv-00493 | U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida

Filed Date: May 3, 2022

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Case Summary

This case is about racial gerrymandering. Ten Black residents of Jacksonville, Florida, with four nonprofit organizations whose missions include advocating for social and economic justice for marginalized communities—the Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, the Northeast Chapter of the ACLU of Florida, and Florida Rising Together—filed a complaint against the city of Jacksonville, Florida, on May 3, 2022, for racially motivated gerrymandering. Represented b…

This case is about racial gerrymandering. Ten Black residents of Jacksonville, Florida, with four nonprofit organizations whose missions include advocating for social and economic justice for marginalized communities—the Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, the Northeast Chapter of the ACLU of Florida, and Florida Rising Together—filed a complaint against the city of Jacksonville, Florida, on May 3, 2022, for racially motivated gerrymandering. Represented by the Southern Law Poverty Center (SPLC), ACLU Foundation of Florida, and Election Law Clinic at Harvard Law School, the plaintiffs brought the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida. They sought to get declaratory relief, alleging that Jacksonville's redistricting efforts under city ordinance 2022-01-E (the "Enacted Plan") violated the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and the city charter, which required electoral districting to be compact and logical. The plaintiffs also sought preliminary and permanent injunctions to stop the city from calling, holding, supervision, or certifying any elections from the allegedly unconstitutional districts and to order the city to hold special elections in the same districts. The plaintiffs also sought attorneys' fees.

Specifically, the plaintiffs alleged that the city packed Black residents of the city into some districts, and it stripped other districts of their Black residents to create an artificially high white population. The city's practice applied to both city council and school districts, and the plaintiffs argued that this had a direct adverse impact on Black residents' ability to impact city politics by voting.

The case was initially assigned to Judge Brian J. Davis, and then it was reassigned three days later on May 6, 2022, to Judge Marcia Morales Howard.

On July 22, 2022, the plaintiffs moved for a preliminary injunction. This case is ongoing.

Summary Authors

Sowon Yoon (9/23/2022)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

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3:22-cv-00493

Complaint

May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022

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Docket

See docket on RECAP: https://www.courtlistener.com/docket/63282903/jacksonville-branch-of-the-naacp-v-city-of-jacksonville/

Last updated Sept. 30, 2022, 9:49 a.m.

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COMPLAINT against All Defendants (Filing fee $402 receipt number AFLMDC-19528000) filed by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix Full-Page Maps, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet, # 3 Proposed Summons)(Warren, Nicholas) (Entered: 05/03/2022)

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May 3, 2022

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NEW CASE ASSIGNED to Judge Brian J. Davis and Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert. New case number: 3:22-cv-0493-BJD-LLL. (SJB) (Entered: 05/03/2022)

May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022

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NOTICE of Lead Counsel Designation by Nicholas Warren on behalf of ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams. Lead Counsel: Nicholas Warren. (Warren, Nicholas) (Entered: 05/03/2022)

May 3, 2022

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CERTIFICATE of interested persons and corporate disclosure statement by ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams identifying Other Affiliate National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Other Affiliate Florida State Conference of Branches and Youth Units of the NAACP for Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP; Other Affiliate American Civil Liberties Union, Other Affiliate American Civil Liberties Union of Florida for ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter. (Warren, Nicholas) (Entered: 05/03/2022)

May 3, 2022

May 3, 2022

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NOTICE of Appearance by Krista Ann Dolan on behalf of ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams (Dolan, Krista) (Entered: 05/03/2022)

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Case Assigned/Reassigned

May 3, 2022

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SUMMONS issued as to City of Jacksonville, Mike Hogan. (JDR) (Entered: 05/04/2022)

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NOTICE of Appearance by Daniel B. Tilley on behalf of ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams (Tilley, Daniel) (Entered: 05/05/2022)

May 5, 2022

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NOTICE to counsel Daniel Hessel, Theresa J. Lee, Nicholas Stephanopoulos, Bradley E. Heard, Jack Genberg Local Rule 2.01(c), Special Admission of Non-Resident Lawyer - File a Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Co-counsel with filing rights may electronically file the motion on behalf of the non-resident lawyer or the motion may be filed on paper; Pay the Special Admission Fee; Submit a Pro Hac Vice E-File Registration through PACER. Visit www.flmd.uscourts.gov/for-lawyers for details (Signed by Deputy Clerk). (JDR) (Entered: 05/06/2022)

May 6, 2022

May 6, 2022

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ORDER of Recusal directing the Clerk to reassign this case to another district court judge in the Jacksonville Division. Signed by Judge Brian J. Davis on 5/5/2022. (AMP) (Entered: 05/06/2022)

May 6, 2022

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CASE Reassigned to Judge Marcia Morales Howard. New case number: 3:22-cv-493-MMH-LLL. Judge Brian J. Davis no longer assigned to the case. (LRB) (Entered: 05/06/2022)

May 6, 2022

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Notice to Counsel of Local Rule

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NOTICE of Local Rule 3.02(a)(2), which requires the parties in every civil proceeding, except those described in subsection (d), to file a case management report (CMR) using the uniform form at www.flmd.uscourts.gov. The CMR must be filed (1) within forty days after any defendant appears in an action originating in this court, (2) within forty days after the docketing of an action removed or transferred to this court, or (3) within seventy days after service on the United States attorney in an action against the United States, its agencies or employees. Judges may have a special CMR form for certain types of cases. These forms can be found at www.flmd.uscourts.gov under the Forms tab for each judge. (Signed by Deputy Clerk). (JW) (Entered: 05/09/2022)

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Notice to Counsel of Local Rule

May 9, 2022

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Unopposed MOTION for Daniel Hessel to appear pro hac vice, Special Admission fee paid, Receipt No. AFLMDC-19552655 for $150 by ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams. (Warren, Nicholas) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert. (Entered: 05/10/2022)

May 10, 2022

May 10, 2022

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Unopposed MOTION for Theresa J. Lee to appear pro hac vice, Special Admission fee paid, Receipt No. AFLMDC-19552719 for $150 by ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams. (Warren, Nicholas) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert. (Entered: 05/10/2022)

May 10, 2022

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Unopposed MOTION for Nicholas Stephanopoulos to appear pro hac vice, Special Admission fee paid, Receipt No. AFLMDC-19552732 for $150 by ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams. (Warren, Nicholas) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert. (Entered: 05/10/2022)

May 10, 2022

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ORDER granting 12, 13, and 14 Unopposed Motions for Special Admission. Daniel Hessel, Theresa J. Lee, and Nicholas Stephanopoulos are permitted to appear pro hac vice on behalf of the plaintiffs. Mr. Hessel, Ms. Lee, and Mr. Stephanopoulos shall register with the Court's electronic case filing (ECF) system if they have not already done so. Signed by Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert on 5/11/2022. (MDC) (Entered: 05/11/2022)

May 11, 2022

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PROOF of service by ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams (Warren, Nicholas) (Entered: 05/11/2022)

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MOTION for Jack Genberg to appear pro hac vice, Special Admission fee paid, Receipt No. AFLMDC-19569304 for $150 by All Plaintiffs. (Dolan, Krista) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert. (Entered: 05/13/2022)

May 13, 2022

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MOTION for Bradley E. Heard to appear pro hac vice, Special Admission fee paid, Receipt No. AFLMDC-19569477 for $150 by All Plaintiffs. (Dolan, Krista) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert. (Entered: 05/13/2022)

May 13, 2022

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ORDER granting 17 and 18 Unopposed Motions for Special Admission. Jack Genberg and Bradley E. Heard are permitted to appear pro hac vice on behalf of the plaintiffs. Mr. Genberg and Mr. Heard shall register with the Court's electronic case filing (ECF) system if they have not already done so. Signed by Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert on 5/16/2022. (MDC) (Entered: 05/16/2022)

May 16, 2022

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Defendants' ANSWER and affirmative defenses to 1 Complaint by City of Jacksonville, Mike Hogan.(Roberson, Helen) (Entered: 05/27/2022)

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DISCLOSURE Statement by City of Jacksonville, Mike Hogan. (Roberson, Helen) (Modified on 6/3/2022, to edit text) (BGR). (Entered: 06/02/2022)

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NOTICE of Appearance by Mary Margaret Giannini on behalf of City of Jacksonville, Mike Hogan (Giannini, Mary Margaret) (Entered: 06/08/2022)

June 8, 2022

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CASE MANAGEMENT REPORT. (Warren, Nicholas) (Entered: 07/01/2022)

July 1, 2022

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Joint MOTION for Miscellaneous Relief, specifically Preliminary Pretrial Conference by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Email from Chief Elections Officer Robert Phillips)(Warren, Nicholas) (Entered: 07/01/2022)

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ORDER granting 24 Joint Motion. This matter is set for a Preliminary Pretrial Conference on Friday, July 8, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. before the undersigned. The hearing will be held via Zoom. The Courtroom Deputy Clerk will separately send participants the Zoom link. Signed by Judge Marcia Morales Howard on 7/1/2022. (MHM) (Entered: 07/01/2022)

July 1, 2022

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Minute Entry. Virtual Proceedings held before Judge Marcia Morales Howard: PRELIMINARY PRETRIAL CONFERENCE held on 7/8/2022. Plaintiffs' motion for preliminary injunction due July 22, 2022. Defendants' response due August 12, 2022. Plaintiffs' reply due August 23, 2022. Plaintiffs' brief on the remedies due August 5, 2022. Defendants' brief on the remedies due August 24, 2022. A preliminary injunction hearing will be held in September 2022. Court Reporter: Katharine Healey (JW) (Entered: 07/08/2022)

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TRANSCRIPT of Preliminary Pretrial Conference Via Zoom held on 07/08/2022 before Judge Marcia Morales Howard. Court Reporter/Transcriber Katharine M. Healey, RMR, CRR, FPR-C,Telephone number (904) 301-6843. 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 or purchased through the Court Reporter.. Redaction Request due 7/29/2022 Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 8/8/2022 Release of Transcript Restriction set for 10/6/2022. (KMH) (Entered: 07/08/2022)

July 8, 2022

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NOTICE to counsel of filing of OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT. The parties have seven (7) calendar days to file with the court a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction of this transcript. If no such Notice is filed, the transcript may be made remotely electronically available to the public without redaction after 90 calendar days. Any party needing a copy of the transcript to review for redaction purposes may purchase a copy from the court reporter or view the document at the clerk's office public terminal. Court Reporter: Katharine Healey. (KMH) (Entered: 07/08/2022)

July 8, 2022

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July 8, 2022

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Unopposed MOTION for Ruth Greenwood to appear pro hac vice, Special Admission fee paid, Receipt No. AFLMDC-19768178 for $150 by All Plaintiffs. (Hessel, Daniel) Motions referred to Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert. (Entered: 07/13/2022)

July 13, 2022

July 13, 2022

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ORDER granting 29 Unopposed Motion for Special Admission. Ruth Greenwood is permitted to appear pro hac vice on behalf of the plaintiffs. Ms. Greenwood shall register with the Court's electronic case filing (ECF) system is she has not already done so. Signed by Magistrate Judge Laura Lothman Lambert on 7/14/2022. (MDC) (Entered: 07/14/2022)

July 14, 2022

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Unopposed MOTION for Clarification re 26 Preliminary pretrial conference by All Plaintiffs. (Hessel, Daniel) (Entered: 07/14/2022)

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NOTICE of Appearance by Matletha Bennette on behalf of ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams (Bennette, Matletha) (Entered: 07/15/2022)

July 15, 2022

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ENDORSED ORDER granting 31 Plaintiffs' Unopposed Motion for Clarification to the extent the Court clarifies that the parties are not required to propose specific interim remedial maps at this stage in the proceedings. Signed by Judge Marcia Morales Howard on 7/15/2022. (MHM) (Entered: 07/15/2022)

July 15, 2022

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July 15, 2022

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NOTICE of Filing Exhibits in Support of 36 Motion for Preliminary Injunction by ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams of Filing Exhibits in Support of Motion for Preliminary Injunction (Attachments: # 1 Hessel Declaration, # 2 2022 Ordinance & Attachments, # 3 2021-22 Council Meeting Notices & Minutes, # 4 Killingsworth Memo, # 5 9/9/21 Council District Stats, # 6 9/9/21 Minority Percentages Email, # 7 2/10/22 Racial Data by District, # 8 General Counsel Memo, # 9 Priestly Jackson Tweets, # 10 9/9/21 Member-to-Member Transcript, # 11 9/23/21 Member-to-Member Transcript, # 12 9/27/21 Redistricting Committee Transcript, # 13 10/21/21 Member-to-Member Transcript, # 14 10/28/21 Redistricting Committee Transcript, # 15 12/6/21 Redistricting Committee Transcript, # 16 3/15/22 Rules Committee Transcript Excerpt, # 17 3/22/22 Rules Committee Transcript Excerpt, # 18 Austin Report, # 19 Imai Report, # 20 Rumlin Declaration, # 21 Frazier Declaration, # 22 Shelton Declaration, # 23 Holder Declaration, # 24 Washington Declaration, # 25 Montgomery Declaration, # 26 Franklin Declaration, # 27 Roberts Declaration, # 28 McCoy Declaration & Attachments, # 29 Singleton Declaration, # 30 E. Barnum Declaration, # 31 Williams Declaration, # 32 D. Barnum Declaration, # 33 Warren Declaration, # 34 1991 Ordinance & Exhibits, # 35 8/5/91 Reese Article, # 36 8/17/91 Reese Article, # 37 9/8/91 Reese Article, # 38 12/11/91 Editorial, # 39 11/8/92 Editorial, # 40 2001 Ordinance & Exhibits, # 41 4/5/01 Pinzur Article, # 42 4/12/01 Pinzur Article, # 43 5/3/01 Pinzur Article, # 44 6/28/01 Pinzur Article, # 45 7/3/01 Editorial, # 46 9/29/01 Galnor Article, # 47 10/27/01 Galnor Article, # 48 10/30/01 Galnor Article, # 49 11/17/01 Times-Union Article, # 50 2011 Ordinance, # 51 Ex. 1 to 2011 Ordinance, # 52 Ex. 2 to 2011 Ordinance, # 53 2011 Council Meeting Notices & Minutes, # 54 12/9/10 Mitchell Article, # 55 9/27/11 Schellenberg Op-ed, # 56 10/31/11 Patterson Article, # 57 7/21/22 Pantazi Article, # 58 1991 Map, # 59 2001 Map, # 60 8/3/11 Member-to-Member Transcript, # 61 8/4/11 Redistricting Committee Transcript, # 62 Lee Declaration, # 63 Neighborhoods Map, # 64 Dye Declaration, # 65 2022 Special Gen. Council At-Large Grp. 3, # 66 2020 Gen. President, # 67 2019 Gen. Council At-Large Grp. 1, # 68 2019 Gen. Council At-Large Grp. 3, # 69 2019 First Council At-Large Grp. 2, # 70 2019 First Council At-Large Grp. 5, # 71 2018 Gen. Senator, # 72 2018 Gen. Governor, # 73 2016 Gen. President, # 74 2016 Gen. Senator, # 75 2015 Gen. Mayor, # 76 2015 Gen. Sheriff, # 77 2015 Gen. Council At-Large Grp. 1, # 78 2015 Gen. Council At-Large Grp. 3, # 79 2015 Gen. Council At-Large Grp. 5, # 80 2015 First Council At-Large Grp. 2, # 81 2015 First Council At-Large Grp. 4, # 82 2014 Gen. Governor)(Warren, Nicholas) Modified on 7/25/2022 to create docket entry relationship (AET). (Entered: 07/22/2022)

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ENDORSED ORDER: If Plaintiffs have not already done so, Plaintiffs must immediately deliver to chambers of the undersigned two courtesy copies of the Motion for Preliminary Injunction and all of the attached exhibits in support. Signed by Judge Marcia Morales Howard on 7/22/2022. (TMF) (Entered: 07/22/2022)

July 22, 2022

July 22, 2022

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MOTION for Preliminary Injunction by All Plaintiffs. (Attachments: # 1 Verified Statement, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Hessel, Daniel) (Entered: 07/22/2022)

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ORDER permitting members of the press to enter the Courthouse with laptop computers, tablets, and/or cell phones to attend any and all hearings in this matter. Signed by Judge Marcia Morales Howard on 7/27/2022. (JW) (Entered: 07/27/2022)

July 27, 2022

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NOTICE: The parties are advised that the preliminary injunction hearing will occur during the period between September 13 and September 16, 2022, or September 28 to September 30, 2022. Upon receipt of the response, the Court will finalize a date. (JW) (Entered: 08/01/2022)

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Notice (Other)

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PLAINTIFF'S BRIEF re 36 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction and Interim Remedial Process filed by ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Hessel, Daniel) (Entered: 08/05/2022)

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NOTICE of Filing Exhibits re 41 in Response to Plaintiff's Motion for Preliminary Injunction by City of Jacksonville, Mike Hogan (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - 2022 Adopted District Map, # 2 Exhibit 2 - 2021.08.18 Special Committee Meeting, # 3 Exhibit 3 - 2021.08.24 Special Committee Meeting, # 4 Exhibit 4 - 2021.09.02 Special Committee Meeting, # 5 Exhibit 5 - 2021.09.07 Special Committee Meeting, # 6 Exhibit 6 - 2021.10.04 Special Committee Meeting, # 7 Exhibit 7 - 2022.01.27 City of Jacksonville Rules Committee Redistricting Public Hearing, # 8 Exhibit 8 - 2022.02.03 City of Jacksonville Rules Committee Redistricting Public Hearing, # 9 Exhibit 9 - 2022.02.10 City of Jacksonville Rules Committee Redistricting Public Hearing, # 10 Exhibit 10 -2022.02.17 City of Jacksonville Rules Committee Redistricting Public Hearing, # 11 Exhibit 11 - 2019.04.12 Noticed Meeting re Neighborhood Bill of Rights, # 12 Exhibit 12 - 2021.02.24 Office of Inspector General Letter of Closure, # 13 Exhibit 13 - Declaration of Danny Becton, # 14 Exhibit 14 - Declaration of Aaron Bowman, # 15 Exhibit 15 - Declaration of Michael Boylan, # 16 Exhibit 16 - Declaration of Matthew Carlucci, # 17 Exhibit 17 - Declaration of Kevin Carrico, # 18 Exhibit 18 - Declaration of Leanna Cumber, # 19 Exhibit 19 - Declaration of Randy DeFoor, # 20 Exhibit 20 - Declaration of Garrett Dennis, # 21 Exhibit 21 - Declaration of Al Ferraro, # 22 Exhibit 22- Declaration of Terrance Freeman, # 23 Exhibit 23 - Declaration of Reginald Gaffney, # 24 Exhibit 24 - Declaration of Nick Howland, # 25 Exhibit 25 - Declaration of Joyce Morgan, # 26 Exhibit 26 - Declaration of Samuel Newby, # 27 Exhibit 27 - Declaration of JuCoby Pittman, # 28 Exhibit 28 - Declaration of Brenda Priestly Jackson, # 29 Exhibit 29 - Declaration of Ronald Salem, # 30 Exhibit 30 - Declaration of Randy White, # 31 Exhibit 31 - Declaration of William Killingsworth, # 32 Exhibit 32 - Declaration of Robert Phillips, # 33 Exhibit 33 - Declaration of Lana Self, # 34 Exhibit 34 - Expert Report of Dr. Dario Moreno)(Giannini, Mary Margaret) Modified on 8/16/2022 to create docket number association (AET). (Entered: 08/12/2022)

1 Exhibit 1 - 2022 Adopted District Map

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2 Exhibit 2 - 2021.08.18 Special Committee Meeting

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3 Exhibit 3 - 2021.08.24 Special Committee Meeting

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4 Exhibit 4 - 2021.09.02 Special Committee Meeting

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5 Exhibit 5 - 2021.09.07 Special Committee Meeting

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6 Exhibit 6 - 2021.10.04 Special Committee Meeting

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7 Exhibit 7 - 2022.01.27 City of Jacksonville Rules Committee Redistricting Public

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8 Exhibit 8 - 2022.02.03 City of Jacksonville Rules Committee Redistricting Public

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9 Exhibit 9 - 2022.02.10 City of Jacksonville Rules Committee Redistricting Public

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10 Exhibit 10 -2022.02.17 City of Jacksonville Rules Committee Redistricting Public

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11 Exhibit 11 - 2019.04.12 Noticed Meeting re Neighborhood Bill of Rights

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12 Exhibit 12 - 2021.02.24 Office of Inspector General Letter of Closure

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13 Exhibit 13 - Declaration of Danny Becton

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14 Exhibit 14 - Declaration of Aaron Bowman

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15 Exhibit 15 - Declaration of Michael Boylan

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16 Exhibit 16 - Declaration of Matthew Carlucci

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17 Exhibit 17 - Declaration of Kevin Carrico

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18 Exhibit 18 - Declaration of Leanna Cumber

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19 Exhibit 19 - Declaration of Randy DeFoor

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20 Exhibit 20 - Declaration of Garrett Dennis

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21 Exhibit 21 - Declaration of Al Ferraro

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22 Exhibit 22- Declaration of Terrance Freeman

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23 Exhibit 23 - Declaration of Reginald Gaffney

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24 Exhibit 24 - Declaration of Nick Howland

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25 Exhibit 25 - Declaration of Joyce Morgan

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26 Exhibit 26 - Declaration of Samuel Newby

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27 Exhibit 27 - Declaration of JuCoby Pittman

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28 Exhibit 28 - Declaration of Brenda Priestly Jackson

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29 Exhibit 29 - Declaration of Ronald Salem

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30 Exhibit 30 - Declaration of Randy White

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31 Exhibit 31 - Declaration of William Killingsworth

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32 Exhibit 32 - Declaration of Robert Phillips

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33 Exhibit 33 - Declaration of Lana Self

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34 Exhibit 34 - Expert Report of Dr. Dario Moreno

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RESPONSE to Motion re 36 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by City of Jacksonville, Mike Hogan. (Giannini, Mary Margaret) (Entered: 08/12/2022)

Aug. 12, 2022

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NOTICE of Appearance by Jon Robert Phillips on behalf of City of Jacksonville, Mike Hogan (Phillips, Jon) (Entered: 08/15/2022)

Aug. 15, 2022

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REPLY in Support re 36 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams. (Hessel, Daniel) Modified on 8/25/2022 to edit text (AET). (Entered: 08/23/2022)

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ORDER setting hearing on 36 Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Motion Hearing set for 9/16/2022 at 10:00 AM in Jacksonville Courtroom 10B before Judge Marcia Morales Howard. See Order for additional details. Signed by Judge Marcia Morales Howard on 8/24/2022. (MHM) (Entered: 08/24/2022)

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DEFENDANT'S BRIEF re 39 Brief - Plaintiff, filed by City of Jacksonville, Mike Hogan. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit)(Giannini, Mary Margaret) (Entered: 08/24/2022)

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ENDORSED ORDER noting that the Declaration of Garrett Dennis (Doc. 40-20) is missing page 5 and directing the City to file the complete Declaration. Signed by Judge Marcia Morales Howard on 8/31/2022.(MHM) (Entered: 08/31/2022)

Aug. 31, 2022

Aug. 31, 2022

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NOTICE of compliance re [40-20] Notice of Filing Exhibits as directed by 46 Order by City of Jacksonville, Mike Hogan (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit - Declaration of Garrett Dennis)(Giannini, Mary Margaret) Modified on 9/6/2022 to edit text (AET). (Entered: 08/31/2022)

1 Affidavit - Declaration of Garrett Dennis

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Aug. 31, 2022

Aug. 31, 2022

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Order

Aug. 31, 2022

Aug. 31, 2022

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Minute Entry. In Person Proceedings held before Judge Marcia Morales Howard: PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION HEARING held on 9/16/2022; taking under advisement 36 Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Court Reporter: Katharine Healey (JW) (Entered: 09/16/2022)

Sept. 16, 2022

Sept. 16, 2022

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NOTICE of Appearance by Caroline Andrews McNamara on behalf of ACLU of Florida Northeast Chapter, Dennis Barnum, Eunice Barnum, Haraka Carswell, Florida Rising Together, Inc., Ayesha Franklin, Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, Rosemary McCoy, Ingrid Montgomery, Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, Inc., Tiffanie Roberts, Sheila Singleton, Marcella Washington, Janine Williams (McNamara, Caroline) (Entered: 09/19/2022)

Sept. 19, 2022

Sept. 19, 2022

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TRANSCRIPT of Preliminary Injunction Hearing held on 09/16/2022 before Judge Marcia Morales Howard. Court Reporter/Transcriber Katharine M. Healey, RMR, CRR, FPR-C, Telephone number (904) 301-6843. 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 or purchased through the Court Reporter.. Redaction Request due 10/12/2022 Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 10/24/2022 Release of Transcript Restriction set for 12/20/2022. (KMH) (Entered: 09/21/2022)

Sept. 21, 2022

Sept. 21, 2022

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NOTICE to counsel of filing of OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT. The parties have seven (7) calendar days to file with the court a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction of this transcript. If no such Notice is filed, the transcript may be made remotely electronically available to the public without redaction after 90 calendar days. Any party needing a copy of the transcript to review for redaction purposes may purchase a copy from the court reporter or view the document at the clerk's office public terminal. Court Reporter: Katharine M. Healey, RMR, CRR, FPR-C (904) 301-6843. (KMH) (Entered: 09/21/2022)

Sept. 21, 2022

Sept. 21, 2022

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Notice to counsel of filing of official transcript

Sept. 21, 2022

Sept. 21, 2022

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ORDERED: The Court relieves the parties of any obligation to attend a hearing in this matter on Thursday, September 29, 2022. Another hearing, if warranted, will be set by further order after the Hurricane Ian weather event and its affects have passed. Signed by Judge Marcia Morales Howard on 9/26/2022. (JW) (Entered: 09/26/2022)

Sept. 26, 2022

Sept. 26, 2022

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Case Details

State / Territory: Florida

Case Type(s):

Election/Voting Rights

Key Dates

Filing Date: May 3, 2022

Case Ongoing: Yes

Plaintiffs

Plaintiff Description:

The Jacksonville Branch of the NAACP, the Northside Coalition of Jacksonville, the Northeast Chapter of the ACLU of Florida, Florida Rising Together, and 10 Black residents of Jacksonville.

Plaintiff Type(s):

Private Plaintiff

Non-profit NON-religious organization

Attorney Organizations:

Southern Poverty Law Center

ACLU Affiliates (any)

Public Interest Lawyer: Yes

Filed Pro Se: No

Class Action Sought: No

Class Action Outcome: Not sought

Defendants

City of Jacksonville (Jacksonville, Duval), City

Defendant Type(s):

Jurisdiction-wide

Case Details

Causes of Action:

42 U.S.C. § 1983

State law

Constitutional Clause(s):

Equal Protection

Availably Documents:

Complaint (any)

Outcome

Prevailing Party: None Yet / None

Nature of Relief:

None yet

Source of Relief:

None yet

Issues

Discrimination-basis:

Race discrimination

Race:

Black

Voting:

Redistricting/district composition

Vote dilution