Martin et al v. Augusta Richmond County Georgia, Commissioner et al

Plaintiff: Gail Hicks, Joe E. Howard, Charles N. Cody, Sr., Bobby D. Harper, Sammie L. Sias, Kenneth L. Williams, A. J. Saunders, Melvin Ivey and Kenneth B. Martin
Defendant: Augusta-Richmond County Georgia, Commission, Deke S. Copenhaver, County Board of Education of Richmond County, Alex Howard, Lynn Bailey, David Ralston and Tommie Williams
Case Number: 1:2012cv00058
Filed: April 19, 2012
Court: US District Court for the Southern District of Georgia
Office: Augusta Office
County: Richmond
Presiding Judge: W. Leon Barfield
Presiding Judge: J. Randal Hall
Nature of Suit: Voting
Cause of Action: 42:1983
Jury Demanded By: None

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November 28, 2012 Opinion or Order Filing 80 ORDER granting in part and denying in part 53 Motion for Attorney Fees; denying as moot 60 Motion for Default Judgment; denying as moot 60 Motion for Entry of Default; denying as moot 65 Motion for Leave to File; directing the Clerk to ent er judgment in favor of Plaintiffs and against Local Defendants in the amount of $21,856.00 in attorney's fees and $1064.04 in costs and expenses; dismissing with prejudice State Defendants; and closing this case. Signed by Judge J. Randal Hall on 11/28/2012. (thb)
June 19, 2012 Opinion or Order Filing 52 ORDER that, for the reasons set forth in this Order, the Court adopts the Final Plan attached to this Order as Court's Exhbits 1 and 2; that, additionally, the Defendants' 30 Motion for Injunctive Relief is GRANTED, and the qualificati on period for the Augusta-Richmond County Commission and the County Board of Education of Richmond County seats shall begin at 9:00 a.m. on August 6, 2012 and end at 12:00 noon on August 8, 2012; and, that, finally, Plaintiffs are ORDERED to submit a brief concerning the issue of costs and attorney's fees, pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1988, within 10 days from the date of this Order, and Defendants may respond within 5 days from the date Defendants submit their brief. Signed by Judge J. Randal Hall on 06/19/2012. (jah)

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Plaintiff: Gail Hicks
Represented By: M. Laughlin McDonald
Represented By: Jerry Wilson
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Plaintiff: Joe E. Howard
Represented By: M. Laughlin McDonald
Represented By: Jerry Wilson
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Plaintiff: Charles N. Cody, Sr.
Represented By: Jerry Wilson
Represented By: M. Laughlin McDonald
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Plaintiff: Bobby D. Harper
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Plaintiff: Sammie L. Sias
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Plaintiff: Kenneth L. Williams
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Plaintiff: A. J. Saunders
Represented By: Jerry Wilson
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Plaintiff: Melvin Ivey
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Plaintiff: Kenneth B. Martin
Represented By: Jerry Wilson
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Defendant: Augusta-Richmond County Georgia, Commission
Represented By: Wayne Brown
Represented By: Andrew G. MacKenzie
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Defendant: Deke S. Copenhaver
Represented By: Wayne Brown
Represented By: Andrew G. MacKenzie
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Defendant: County Board of Education of Richmond County
Represented By: Leonard O. Fletcher, Jr.
Represented By: Troy A. Lanier
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Defendant: Alex Howard
Represented By: Leonard O. Fletcher, Jr.
Represented By: Troy A. Lanier
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Defendant: Lynn Bailey
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Defendant: David Ralston
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Defendant: Tommie Williams
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