State of California v. Azar et al Featured Case

California's Attorney General Xavier Becerra filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration over significant changes to Title X, a grant program administered by the Department of Health and Human Services that provides individuals with comprehensive family planning and related preventive health services. Among the changes are removal of "the requirement that Title X funded entities refer for abortion," and a prohibition on Title X projects "from performing, promoting, referring for, or supporting abortion as a method of family planning."

Plaintiff: State of California Attorney General's Office
Defendant: Alex Azar and Health and Human Services, Secretary
Case Number: 3:2019cv01184
Filed: March 4, 2019
Court: US District Court for the Northern District of California
Presiding Judge: Elizabeth D Laporte
Nature of Suit: Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision
Cause of Action: 05:551
Jury Demanded By: None

Docket Report

This docket was last retrieved on March 18, 2019. A more recent docket listing may be available from PACER.

Date Filed Document Text
March 18, 2019 Filing 24 JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT filed by State of California. (Rich, Anna) (Filed on 3/18/2019)
March 14, 2019 Filing 23 NOTICE of Change of Address by Anna Margaret Rich (Rich, Anna) (Filed on 3/14/2019)
March 14, 2019 Filing 22 NOTICE of Appearance by Bradley Philip Humphreys (Humphreys, Bradley) (Filed on 3/14/2019)
March 14, 2019 Filing 21 CLERK'S NOTICE: Initial Case Management Conference set for 3/20/2019 09:30 AM in San Francisco, Courtroom 05, 17th Floor. Joint Case Management Statement due by 3/18/2019. The parties are to be present for this first appearance and should be prepared to discuss how they intend to proceed in this litigation before the challenged Rule takes effect. (This is a text-only entry generated by the court. There is no document associated with this entry.) (afmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/14/2019)
March 14, 2019 Filing 20 NOTICE of Change In Counsel by Kathleen M Boergers (Boergers, Kathleen) (Filed on 3/14/2019)
March 14, 2019 Filing 19 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by State of California re 1 Complaint, for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (Rich, Anna) (Filed on 3/14/2019)
March 13, 2019 Filing 18 Order by Judge Edward M. Chen granting 12 Administrative Motion to Relate Case. Case 19-cv-1195-YGR related.(afmS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/13/2019)
March 13, 2019 Filing 17 OPPOSITION/RESPONSE (re 12 ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION To Consider Whether Cases Should Be Related ) filed byAlex Azar, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (Riess, Daniel) (Filed on 3/13/2019)
March 13, 2019 Filing 16 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by State of California re 1 Complaint, for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (Rich, Anna) (Filed on 3/13/2019)
March 13, 2019 Filing 15 NOTICE of Appearance by Daniel Martin Riess (Riess, Daniel) (Filed on 3/13/2019)
March 12, 2019 Filing 14 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Essential Access Health, Inc., Melissa Marshall, M.D. re 13 Order (Tassin, Philip) (Filed on 3/12/2019)
March 12, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 13 ORDER Re 12 Motion to Consider Whether Cases Should Be Related. Signed by Judge Edward M. Chen on 3/12/2019. (emcsec, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/12/2019)
March 11, 2019 Filing 12 ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION To Consider Whether Cases Should Be Related filed by Essential Access Health, Inc., Melissa Marshall, M.D.. Responses due by 3/15/2019. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Proposed Order, # 3 Certificate/Proof of Service)(Ybarra, Michelle) (Filed on 3/11/2019)
March 8, 2019 Opinion or Order Filing 11 ORDER REASSIGNING CASE. Case reassigned to Judge Edward M. Chen for all further proceedings. Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte no longer assigned to the case. This case is assigned to a judge who participates in the Cameras in the Courtroom Pilot Project. See General Order 65 and http://cand.uscourts.gov/cameras Signed by the Clerk on 3/8/19. (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Eligibility for Video Recording)(srnS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/8/2019)
March 8, 2019 Filing 10 CLERK'S NOTICE OF IMPENDING REASSIGNMENT TO A U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE: The Clerk of this Court will now reassign this case to a District Judge because a party has not consented to the jurisdiction of a Magistrate Judge. You will be informed by separate notice of the district judge to whom this case is reassigned. ALL HEARING DATES PRESENTLY SCHEDULED BEFORE THE CURRENT MAGISTRATE JUDGE ARE VACATED AND SHOULD BE RE-NOTICED FOR HEARING BEFORE THE JUDGE TO WHOM THIS CASE IS REASSIGNED. This is a text only docket entry; there is no document associated with this notice. (shyS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/8/2019)
March 8, 2019 Filing 9 CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by State of California.. (Rich, Anna) (Filed on 3/8/2019)
March 7, 2019 Filing 8 Refund Status re 5 Application for Refund APPROVED. (rghS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/7/2019)
March 6, 2019 Filing 7 Summons Issued as to Alex Azar, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. (aaaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/6/2019)
March 5, 2019 Filing 6 Proposed Summons. (Rich, Anna) (Filed on 3/5/2019)
March 5, 2019 Filing 5 Application for Refund, Receipt Number 0971-13140269 by State of California. (Rich, Anna) (Filed on 3/5/2019)
March 4, 2019 Filing 4 Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 5/28/2019. Initial Case Management Conference set for 6/4/2019 10:00 AM. Signed by Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte on 3/4/19. (aaaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/4/2019)
March 4, 2019 Electronic filing error. Corrected by Clerk's Office. No further action is necessary. Re: 1 Complaint, filed by State of California Attorney General's Office Parties Entered Incorrectly. Corrected Case Title (aaaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/4/2019) Modified on 3/5/2019 (aaaS, COURT STAFF).
March 4, 2019 Filing 3 NOTICE of Appearance by Brenda Ayon Verduzco (Ayon Verduzco, Brenda) (Filed on 3/4/2019)
March 4, 2019 Filing 2 Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at http://cand.uscourts.gov/ecf/caseopening.Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at www.cand.uscourts.gov/judges. Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. Consent/Declination due by 3/18/2019. (cv, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/4/2019)
March 4, 2019 Filing 1 COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF; ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURE ACT CASE; (NO PROCESS); against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0971-13140312.). Filed by State of California. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(Rich, Anna) (Filed on 3/4/2019) Modified on 3/5/2019 (aaaS, COURT STAFF).

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