City and County of San Francisco v. Sessions et al Featured Case

The city of San Francisco sued Attorney General Jeff Sessions over his recission of a large number of Department of Justice guidance documents that were designed to protect the civil rights of the indigent, people of color, and people with disabilities. The lawsuit alleges that the decision to rescind the guidance documents was arbitrary and capricious, in violation of federal law.

Plaintiff: City and County of San Francisco
Defendant: Jefferson B. Sessions, III and United States Department of Justice
Case Number: 4:2018cv02068
Filed: April 5, 2018
Court: California Northern District Court
Office: Oakland Office
County: San Francisco
Presiding Judge: Donna M. Ryu
Nature of Suit: Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision
Cause of Action: 05:551 Administrative Procedure Act
Jury Demanded By: None

Docket Report

We have record of the following docket entries for this case:

Date Filed#Document Text
April 20, 2018 11 Proof of Service by City and County of San Francisco (Eisenberg, Sara) (Filed on 4/20/2018) Modified on 4/23/2018 (jjbS, COURT STAFF).
April 19, 2018 10 CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by City and County of San Francisco.. (Eisenberg, Sara) (Filed on 4/19/2018)
April 6, 2018 9 Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 7/11/2018. Initial Case Management Conference set for 7/18/2018 01:30 PM in Oakland, Courtroom 4, 3rd Floor. (jjbS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/6/2018)
April 6, 2018 8 Summons Issued as to Jefferson B. Sessions, III, United States Department of Justice, and U.S. Attorney General. (jjbS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/6/2018) Modified on 4/9/2018 (cjlS, COURT STAFF).
April 5, 2018 7 NOTICE of Appearance by Mollie M Lee Notice of Appearance of Counsel (Lee, Mollie) (Filed on 4/5/2018)
April 5, 2018 6 NOTICE of Appearance by Sara Jennifer Eisenberg Notice of Appearance of Counsel (Eisenberg, Sara) (Filed on 4/5/2018)
April 5, 2018 5 NOTICE of Appearance by Yvonne Rosil Mere Notice of Appearance of Counsel (Mere, Yvonne) (Filed on 4/5/2018)
April 5, 2018 4 NOTICE of Appearance by Ronald P. Flynn Notice of Appearance of Counsel (Flynn, Ronald) (Filed on 4/5/2018)
April 5, 2018 3 Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Donna M. Ryu. 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 4/19/2018. (srnS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/5/2018)
April 5, 2018 2 Proposed Summons. (Herrera, Dennis) (Filed on 4/5/2018)
April 5, 2018 1 COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0971-12248551.). Filed byCity and County of San Francisco. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Civil Cover Sheet)(Herrera, Dennis) (Filed on 4/5/2018)

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Plaintiff: City and County of San Francisco
Represented By: Sara Jennifer Eisenberg
Represented By: Ronald P. Flynn
Represented By: Dennis J. Herrera
Represented By: Mollie M Lee
Represented By: Yvonne Rosil Mere
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