Dershowitz v. Cable News Network, Inc.
Plaintiff: Alan Dershowtiz
Defendant: CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.
Case Number: 0:2020cv61872
Filed: September 15, 2020
Court: US District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Presiding Judge: Raag Singhal
Referring Judge: Alicia O Valle
Nature of Suit: Assault Libel & Slander
Cause of Action: 28 U.S.C. ยง 1332
Jury Demanded By: Defendant
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
October 6, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 42 ORDER. Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time to File Motions Pertaining to Discovery Disputes Relating to Defendant's Responses to Plaintiff's First Set of Interrogatories DE#41 is GRANTED. Plaintiff shall have forty-five (45) days from the date of this Order to file motions relating to disputes regarding CNN's responses to plaintiff's first set of interrogatories. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 10/6/2021. See attached document for full details. (ebz)
October 5, 2021 Filing 41 Plaintiff's MOTION for Extension of Time to Present Disputes to the Court PERTAINING TO DEFENDANTS RESPONSES TO PLAINTIFFS FIRST SET OF INTERROGATORIES by Alan Dershowtiz. Responses due by 10/19/2021 (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order)(Rodier, Brian)
September 2, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 40 ORDER RE-SCHEDULING MEDIATION before Honorable John W. Thornton - Mediation Hearing reset for 11/30/2021 at 10:00 AM Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 9/2/2021. See attached document for full details. (ail)
September 1, 2021 Filing 39 NOTICE by Cable News Network, Inc. re #34 Scheduling Order,,,,, Order Referring Case to Mediation,,,,, Order Referring Case to Magistrate Judge,,,, (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order) (Edison, Eric)
July 22, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 38 ORDER SCHEDULING MEDIATION before Judge John W. Thornton Mediation Hearing set for 11/17/2021 10:00 AM Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 7/21/2021. See attached document for full details. (ebz)
July 21, 2021 Filing 37 Joint NOTICE of Mediator Selection. Selected/Added John W. Thornton, Jr as Mediator. (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order)(Edison, Eric)
July 12, 2021 Filing 36 NOTICE of Compliance with Fed.R.Civ.P. 26(a)(1) by Cable News Network, Inc. re #34 Scheduling Order,,,,, Order Referring Case to Mediation,,,,, Order Referring Case to Magistrate Judge,,,, (Edison, Eric)
July 12, 2021 Filing 35 NOTICE of Compliance with Service of Initial Disclosures by Alan Dershowtiz (Rodier, Brian)
June 22, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 34 ORDER SETTING TRIAL AND PRE-TRIAL SCHEDULE, REQUIRING MEDIATION, AND REFERRING CERTAIN MATTERS TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE. (Jury Trial set for 9/12/2022 09:00 AM in Fort Lauderdale Division before Judge Raag Singhal., Calendar Call set for 9/9/2022 10:00 AM in Fort Lauderdale Division before Judge Raag Singhal., Amended Pleadings due by 8/20/2021., Discovery due by 5/6/2022., Expert Discovery due by 5/6/2022., Fact Discovery due by 5/6/2022., Joinder of Parties due by 8/20/2021., Mediation Deadline 5/27/2022., In Limine Motions due by 7/11/2022., Dispositive Motions due by 6/2/2022., Motions due by 6/2/2022., Pretrial Stipulation due by 8/26/2022), ORDER REFERRING CASE to Mediation. (Mediation Deadline 5/27/2022), ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Alicia O. Valle for Discovery Matters. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 6/22/2021. See attached document for full details. (ebz) #Pattern Jury Instruction Builder - To access the latest, up to date changes to the 11th Circuit Pattern Jury Instructions go to https://pji.ca11.uscourts.gov or click here.
June 21, 2021 Filing 33 Joint SCHEDULING REPORT - Rule 16.1 by Cable News Network, Inc. (Edison, Eric)
June 16, 2021 Filing 32 Defendant's ANSWER and Affirmative Defenses to Complaint with Jury Demand by Cable News Network, Inc.. (Edison, Eric)
June 3, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 31 PAPERLESS ORDER granting #30 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Answer to a Complaint or Other Case Initiating Document by Cable News Network, Inc. Answer due 6/16/2021. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 6/3/2021. (pb00)
June 3, 2021 Filing 30 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply/Answer as to #1 Complaint by Cable News Network, Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order)(Edison, Eric)
May 24, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 29 Order Requiring Joint Scheduling Report. Joint Scheduling Report due by 6/21/2021. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 5/24/2021. See attached document for full details. (lk)
May 24, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 28 ORDER denying #17 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 5/24/2021. See attached document for full details. (lk)
May 11, 2021 Filing 27 PAPERLESS Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Raag Singhal: Motion Hearing held on 5/11/2021 re #17 Defendant's MOTION TO DISMISS #1 Complaint FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by Cable News Network, Inc. Total time in court: 1 hour(s) : 30 minutes. Attorney Appearance(s): George S. LeMieux, Eric Corey Edison, Amanda Levine, Katherine M. Bolger, Brian Mitchell Rodier. Court Reporter: Karl Shires, 954-769-5496 / Karl_Shires@flsd.uscourts.gov. (pb00)
April 20, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 26 ORDER SETTING ZOOM HEARING on Motion #17 Defendant's MOTION TO DISMISS #1 Complaint FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM : Motion Hearing set for 5/11/2021 02:00 PM before Judge Raag Singhal. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 4/20/2021. See attached document for full details. (ebz)
April 14, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 25 ORDER SETTING TELEPHONIC HEARING on Motion #17 Defendant's MOTION TO DISMISS #1 Complaint FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM : Telephonic Motion Hearing set for 5/11/2021 02:00 PM before Judge Raag Singhal. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 4/14/2021. See attached document for full details. (ebz)
January 11, 2021 Filing 24 REPLY to Response to Motion re #17 Defendant's MOTION TO DISMISS #1 Complaint FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. (Edison, Eric)
December 28, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 23 PAPERLESS ORDER granting #22 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply to Motion #17 Defendant's MOTION TO DISMISS. Response due by 1/11/2021. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 12/28/2020. (eca)
December 23, 2020 Filing 22 Defendant's MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply/Answer as to #21 Response in Opposition to Motion to Dismiss by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order)(Edison, Eric)
December 21, 2020 Filing 21 RESPONSE in Opposition re #17 Defendant's MOTION TO DISMISS #1 Complaint FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by Alan Dershowtiz. Replies due by 12/28/2020. (Rodier, Brian)
November 17, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 20 PAPERLESS ORDER granting #19 Motion for Extension of Time to File Response to #17 Defendant's MOTION TO DISMISS #1 Complaint FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM filed by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC. Response due by 12/21/2020. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 11/17/2020. (pb00)
November 17, 2020 Filing 19 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply/Answer as to #17 Defendant's MOTION TO DISMISS #1 Complaint FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM by Alan Dershowtiz. (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order)(Rodier, Brian)
November 6, 2020 Filing 18 NOTICE OF CONVENTIONAL FILING by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC. (Attachments: #1 Exhibit A) (kpe)
November 6, 2020 Filing 17 Defendant's MOTION TO DISMISS #1 Complaint FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. Responses due by 11/20/2020 (Attachments: #1 Exhibit 1, #2 Exhibit 2, #3 Exhibit 3, #4 Exhibit 4, #5 Exhibit 5, #6 Declaration of Dan Riner)(Edison, Eric)
November 4, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 16 PAPERLESS ORDER granting #15 Motion for Leave to File Exhibits. Defendant Cable News Network, Inc. shall conventionally file flash drive(s) and a paperback book in support of its Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 11/4/2020. (pb00)
November 4, 2020 Filing 15 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File Exhibits to Response to Complaint by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. (Edison, Eric)
October 8, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 14 PAPERLESS ORDER granting #12 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing for Attorney Amanda B. Levine. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 10/8/2020. (pb00)
October 8, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 13 PAPERLESS ORDER granting #11 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing for Attorney Katherine M. Bolger. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 10/8/2020. (pb00)
October 7, 2020 Filing 12 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing for Amanda B. Levine. Filing Fee $ 200.00 Receipt # AFLSDC-13653355 by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. Responses due by 10/21/2020 (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order)(Edison, Eric)
October 7, 2020 Filing 11 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing for Katherine M. Bolger. Filing Fee $ 200.00 Receipt # AFLSDC-13653192 by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. Responses due by 10/21/2020 (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order)(Edison, Eric)
October 7, 2020 Opinion or Order Filing 10 PAPERLESS ORDER granting #8 CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.'s Motion for Extension of Time to File Response/Answer to a Complaint or Other Case Initiating Document. Response/Answer to #1 Complaint filed by Alan Dershowtiz due 11/6/2020. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 10/7/2020. (pb00)
October 6, 2020 Filing 9 Defendant's Corporate Disclosure Statement by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC. identifying Other Affiliate AT&T Inc. for CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC. (Edison, Eric)
October 6, 2020 Filing 8 Defendant's MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply/Answer as to #1 Complaint by CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order)(Edison, Eric)
October 6, 2020 Filing 7 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by Eric Corey Edison on behalf of CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. Attorney Eric Corey Edison added to party CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.(pty:dft). (Edison, Eric)
October 6, 2020 Filing 6 NOTICE of Attorney Appearance by George S. LeMieux on behalf of CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. Attorney George S. LeMieux added to party CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.(pty:dft). (LeMieux, George)
September 25, 2020 Filing 5 SUMMONS (Affidavit) Returned Executed on #1 Complaint with a 21 day response/answer filing deadline pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12 by Alan Dershowtiz. CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC. served on 9/16/2020, answer due 10/7/2020. (Rodier, Brian)
September 16, 2020 Filing 4 NOTICE OF COURT PRACTICEUnless otherwise specified by the Court, every motion, legal memorandum, brief, and otherwise shall: be double-spaced, in justified alignment, in 12-point font, using either Times New Roman or Arial typeface. This Notice does not supplant the requirements and provisions of Local Rule 7.1(c). The Court cautions parties against excessive use of footnotes.Multiple Plaintiffs or Defendants shall file joint motions with co-parties unless there are clear conflicts of position. If conflicts of position exist, parties shall explain the conflicts in their separate motions.Failure to comply with any of these procedures may result in the imposition of appropriate sanctions. Signed by Judge Raag Singhal on 9/16/2020. (pb00)
September 15, 2020 Filing 3 Summons Issued as to CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. (kpe)
September 15, 2020 Filing 2 Clerks Notice of Judge Assignment to Judge Raag Singhal. Pursuant to 28 USC 636(c), the parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia O. Valle is available to handle any or all proceedings in this case. If agreed, parties should complete and file the Consent form found on our website. It is not necessary to file a document indicating lack of consent. (kpe)
September 15, 2020 Filing 1 COMPLAINT against CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.. Filing fees $ 400.00 receipt number AFLSDC-13523717, filed by Alan Dershowtiz. (Attachments: #1 Civil Cover Sheet, #2 Summon(s))(Rodier, Brian)

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Plaintiff: Alan Dershowtiz
Represented By: Brian Mitchell Rodier
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Defendant: CABLE NEWS NETWORK, INC.
Represented By: George S. LeMieux
Represented By: Katherine M. Bolger
Represented By: Eric Corey Edison
Represented By: Amanda Levine
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