West Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc. et al v. City of Charleston et al

Plaintiff: West Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc., Keith T. Morgan, Elizabeth L. Morgan, Jereomy W. Schulz, Benjamin L. Ellis and Masada Enterprises LLC
Defendant: City of Charleston, Danny Jones, Brent Webster, City of South Charleston, Frank A. Mullens, Jr., Brad L. Rinehart, City of Dunbar, Jack Yeager and Earl Whittington
Movant: Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Case Number: 2:2011cv00048
Filed: January 24, 2011
Court: West Virginia Southern District Court
Office: Charleston Office
County: Kanawha
Presiding Judge: John T. Copenhaver
Nature of Suit: Other Civil Rights
Cause of Action: 42:1983
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff

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September 20, 2012 41 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER: granting in part and denying in part 16 Charleston defendant's MOTION to Dismiss; denying the Dunbar defendant's 18 Motion to Dismiss and denying South Charleston defendant's 21 MOTION to Dismiss ; that this action is stayed and retired to the inactive docket to permit plaintiffs to present their state law claims to a state court of competent jurisdiction; that the defendants are given leave to delay the filing of their respective answers to the amended complaint pending the further order of the court following the lifting of the stay; and that, in the event that the state courts do not resolve the parties' dispute on state law grounds, plaintiff are given leave to return to this co urt for adjudication of their federal claims. Signed by Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr. on 9/20/2012. (cc: attys; any unrepresented party; WVCDL, Masada Enterprises LLC & Benjamin Ellis via certified mail, rrr; and Keith Morgan, WVCDL President @ kmorgan@wvcdl.org, Leonard Roman, WVCDL Vice President @ lroman@wvcdl.org) (cds)
July 1, 2011 36 Opinion or Order of the Court MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER directing that the plaintiffs file their briefs on the matter no later than 7/14/2011; the Charleston defendants, the Dunbar defendants, and the South Charleston defendants file their consolidated response to the plaintiffs' brief by 7/28/2011; and the plaintiffs are given leave to reply if they so desire by 8/10/2011. Signed by Judge John T. Copenhaver, Jr. on 7/1/2011. (cc: attys; any unrepresented parties) (cbo)

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Plaintiff: West Virginia Citizens Defense League, Inc.
Represented By: James M. Mullins, Jr.
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Plaintiff: Keith T. Morgan
Represented By: James M. Mullins, Jr.
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Plaintiff: Elizabeth L. Morgan
Represented By: James M. Mullins, Jr.
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Plaintiff: Jereomy W. Schulz
Represented By: James M. Mullins, Jr.
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Plaintiff: Benjamin L. Ellis
Represented By: James M. Mullins, Jr.
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Plaintiff: Masada Enterprises LLC
Represented By: James M. Mullins, Jr.
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Defendant: City of Charleston
Represented By: Ricklin Brown
Represented By: Benjamin L. Bailey
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Defendant: Danny Jones
Represented By: Ricklin Brown
Represented By: Benjamin L. Bailey
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Defendant: Brent Webster
Represented By: Ricklin Brown
Represented By: Benjamin L. Bailey
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Defendant: City of South Charleston
Represented By: W. Michael Moore
Represented By: Alicia A. Deligne
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Defendant: Frank A. Mullens, Jr.
Represented By: W. Michael Moore
Represented By: Alicia A. Deligne
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Defendant: Brad L. Rinehart
Represented By: Alicia A. Deligne
Represented By: W. Michael Moore
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Defendant: City of Dunbar
Represented By: Webster J. Arceneaux, III
Represented By: Spencer D. Elliott
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Defendant: Jack Yeager
Represented By: Webster J. Arceneaux, III
Represented By: Spencer D. Elliott
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Defendant: Earl Whittington
Represented By: Webster J. Arceneaux, III
Represented By: Spencer D. Elliott
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Movant: Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence
Represented By: Ashley W. French
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