Soule et al v. Connecticut Association of Schools, Inc. et al Featured Case

Plaintiffs are female high school students who compete in varsity track and field competitions. They sued the Connecticut Association of Schools, Inc. d/b/a Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference and their respective boards of education alleging that Defendants' practice of permitting biological males who claim a female gender identity to compete in girls' athletic competitions violates Title IX because it displaces girls from track events and excludes them from honors and opportunities to compete at higher levels critical to college recruitment and scholarship opportunities.

Plaintiff: Selina Soule, Alanna Smith and Chelsea Mitchell
Defendant: Canton Public Schools Board of Education, Connecticut Association of Schools, Inc., Glastonbury Public Schools Board of Education, Danbury Public Schools Board of Education, Cromwell Public Schools Board of Education and Bloomfield Public Schools Board of Education
Case Number: 3:2020cv00201
Filed: February 12, 2020
Court: US District Court for the District of Connecticut
Presiding Judge: Robert N Chatigny
Nature of Suit: Civil Rights: Other
Cause of Action: 28:1331
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
February 13, 2020 Filing 16 MOTION for Attorney(s) Kristen K. Waggoner to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Kristen Waggoner, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Wood, Howard)
February 12, 2020 Filing 15 MOTION to Expedite Hearing to Show Cause and Briefing Schedule by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Wood, Howard)
February 12, 2020 Filing 14 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4 and LR 4 as to *Bloomfield Public Schools Board of Education, Canton Public Schools Board of Education, Connecticut Association of Schools, Inc., Cromwell Public Schools Board of Education, Danbury Public Schools Board of Education, Glastonbury Public Schools Board of Education* with answer to complaint due within *21* days. Attorney *Howard M. Wood, III* *Phelon, Fitzgerald & Wood* *773 Main St.* *Manchester, CT 06040*. (Murphy, Tatihana)
February 12, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 13 ORDER granting 4 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Christiana M. Holcomb. Certificate of Good Standing due by 4/12/2020. Signed by Clerk on 02/12/2020. (Murphy, Tatihana)
February 12, 2020 Filing 12 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule.Responses due by 3/4/2020 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Text of Proposed Order)(Wood, Howard)
February 12, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 11 ORDER granting 3 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Jeffrey A. Shafer. Certificate of Good Standing due by 4/12/2020.. Signed by Clerk on 02/12/2020. (Murphy, Tatihana)
February 12, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 10 ORDER granting 2 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice as to Roger G. Brooks. Certificate of Good Standing due by 4/12/2020. Signed by Clerk on 02/12/2020. (Murphy, Tatihana)
February 12, 2020 Filing 9 NOTICE TO COUNSEL/SELF-REPRESENTED PARTIES : Counsel or self-represented parties initiating or removing this action are responsible for serving all parties with attached documents and copies of 5 Order on Pretrial Deadlines, 3 MOTION for Attorney(s) Jeffrey A. Shafer to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number ACTDC-5691855) filed by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule, 6 Electronic Filing Order, 4 MOTION for Attorney(s) Christiana M. Holcomb to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number ACTDC-5691868) filed by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule, 2 MOTION for Attorney(s) Roger G. Brooks to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number ACTDC-5691797) filed by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule, 8 MOTION for Attorney(s) Kristen K. Waggoner to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number ACTDC-5692198) filed by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule, 7 Standing Protective Order, 1 Complaint filed by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule Signed by Clerk on 02/12/2020.(Murphy, Tatihana)
February 12, 2020 Filing 8 MOTION for Attorney(s) Kristen K. Waggoner to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number ACTDC-5692198) by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Kristen K. Waggoner, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Wood, Howard)
February 12, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 7 STANDING PROTECTIVE ORDER Signed by Judge Robert N. Chatigny on 02/12/2020.(Murphy, Tatihana)
February 12, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 6 ELECTRONIC FILING ORDER FOR COUNSEL - PLEASE ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH COURTESY COPY REQUIREMENTS IN THIS ORDER Signed by Judge Robert N. Chatigny on 02/12/2020.(Murphy, Tatihana)
February 12, 2020 Filing 5 Order on Pretrial Deadlines: Amended Pleadings due by 4/12/2020. Discovery due by 8/13/2020. Dispositive Motions due by 9/17/2020. Signed by Clerk on 02/12/2020.(Murphy, Tatihana)
February 12, 2020 Filing 4 MOTION for Attorney(s) Christiana M. Holcomb to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number ACTDC-5691868) by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Christiana M. Holcomb, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Wood, Howard)
February 12, 2020 Filing 3 MOTION for Attorney(s) Jeffrey A. Shafer to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number ACTDC-5691855) by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Jeffrey A. Shaffer, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Wood, Howard)
February 12, 2020 Judge Robert N. Chatigny added. (Nuzzi, Tiffany)
February 12, 2020 Filing 2 MOTION for Attorney(s) Roger G. Brooks to be Admitted Pro Hac Vice (paid $75 PHV fee; receipt number ACTDC-5691797) by Chelsea Mitchell, Alanna Smith, Selina Soule. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Roger G. Brooks, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Wood, Howard)
February 12, 2020 Request for Clerk to issue summons as to All Defendants. (Wood, Howard)
February 12, 2020 Filing 1 COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $400 receipt number ACTDC-5691204.), filed by Selina Soule, Alanna Smith, Chelsea Mitchell. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(Wood, Howard)

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Defendant: Canton Public Schools Board of Education
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Plaintiff: Selina Soule
Represented By: Howard M. Wood, III
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Plaintiff: Alanna Smith
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Plaintiff: Chelsea Mitchell
Represented By: Howard M. Wood, III
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