Case Details

CourtDistrict of Colorado
Docket number1:15-cv-02362
Date case filed2015-10-25
Date case closed2016-11-28
Date of latest filing2016-11-22
Assigned toJudge R. Brooke Jackson
Case cause05:0706 - Judicial Review of Agency Action
Nature of suit899 Other Statutes: Administrative Procedures Act/Review or Appeal of Agency Decision
Jury demandNone
Demand
JurisdictionU.S. Government Defendant

Case Parties

Party: Dana Alix Zzyym
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: Brian Leo Lynch
Attorney Contact:
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP-Denver
1700 Lincoln Street
Wells Fargo Center
Suite 3200
Denver, CO 80203-4532
303-607-3500
Fax: 303-607-3600
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Camilla Bronwen Taylor
Attorney Contact:
Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund-Chicago
105 West Adams
Suite 2600
Chicago, IL 60603
312-663-4413
Fax: 312-663-4307
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Demoya Renee Gordon
Attorney Contact:
Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund-New York
120 Wall Street
19th floor
New York, NY 10005
212-809-8585
Fax: 212-809-0055
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Emily Elizabeth Chow
Attorney Contact:
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP-Minneapolis
90 South 7th Street
Wells Fargo Center
Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402-3901
612-766-8012
Fax: 612-766-1600
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Hayley Jill Gorenberg
Attorney Contact:
Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund-New York
120 Wall Street
19th floor
New York, NY 10005
212-809-8585 x 269
Fax: 212-809-0055
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Jessica Marie Kunevicius
Attorney Contact:
Jessica Kunevicius LLC, The Law Office of
695 South Colorado Boulevard
Suite 480
Denver, CO 80246
303-459-2806
Fax: 303-722-7281
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Kristin Ann Petri
Attorney Contact:
Jessica Kunevicius LLC, The Law Office of
695 South Colorado Boulevard
Suite 480
Denver, CO 80246
303-459-2806
Fax: 303-722-2812
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: M. Dru Levasseur
Attorney Contact:
Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund-New York
120 Wall Street
19th floor
New York, NY 10005
212-809-8585
Fax: 212-809-0055
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Michael Allen Ponto
Attorney Contact:
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP-Minneapolis
90 South 7th Street
Wells Fargo Center
Suite 2200
Minneapolis, MN 55402-3901
612-766-7000
Fax: 612-766-1600
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Attorney name: Thomas George Hackney
Attorney Contact:
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP-Denver
1700 Lincoln Street
Wells Fargo Center
Suite 3200
Denver, CO 80203-4532
303-607-3500
Fax: 303-607-3600
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 10/17/2016

Attorney name: Trina Kissel Taylor
Attorney Contact:
Colorado Department of Law, Consumer Credit Unit
1300 Broadway
6th Floor
Denver, CO 80203
720-508-6113
Fax: 720-508-6033
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 01/22/2016

Attorney name: Paul David Castillo
Attorney Contact:
Lambda Legal Defense & Education Fund-Dallas
3500 Oak Lawn Avenue
Suite 500
Dallas, TX 75219
214-219-8585
Fax: 214-219-4455
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: John Forbes Kerry
Party type: Defendant
in his official capacity as the Secretary of State
Attorney name: Ryan Bradley Parker
Attorney Contact:
U.S. Department of Justice-DC-#883
Federal Programs Branch
P.O. Box 883
20 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20044
202-514-4336
Fax: 202-616-8460
Email: [email protected]
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: Sherman Portell
Party type: Defendant
in his official capacity as the Director of the Colorado Passport Agency for the United States Department of State
Attorney name: Ryan Bradley Parker
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
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Description
Long Description
12015-10-25 COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY, INJUNCTIVE AND OTHER RELIEF against John Forbes Kerry, Sherman Portell (Filing fee $ 400,Receipt Number 1082-4666560)Attorney Paul David Castillo added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla), filed by Dana Alix Zzyym. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(Castillo, Paul) (Entered: 10/25/2015)
1.1 Exhibit A
1.2 Civil Cover Sheet
22015-10-26 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Hayley Jill Gorenberg on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney Hayley Jill Gorenberg added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Gorenberg, Hayley) (Entered: 10/26/2015)
32015-10-26 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Trina Kissel Taylor on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney Trina Kissel Taylor added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Taylor, Trina) (Entered: 10/26/2015)
42015-10-26 SUMMONS REQUEST as to John F. Kerry and Sherman D. Portell by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym. (Attachments: # 1 Summons to John F. Kerry, # 2 Summons to John F. Kerry, # 3 Summons to Sherman D. Portell, # 4 Summons to Sherman D. Portell, # 5 Summons to Sherman D. Portell)(Taylor, Trina) (Entered: 10/26/2015)
52015-10-26 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by M. Dru Levasseur on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney M. Dru Levasseur added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Levasseur, M.) (Entered: 10/26/2015)
62015-10-26 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Emily Elizabeth Chow on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney Emily Elizabeth Chow added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Chow, Emily) (Entered: 10/26/2015)
72015-10-26 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Demoya Renee Gordon on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney Demoya Renee Gordon added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Gordon, Demoya) (Entered: 10/26/2015)
82015-10-26 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Michael Allen Ponto on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney Michael Allen Ponto added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Ponto, Michael) (Entered: 10/26/2015)
92015-10-26 Case assigned to Judge Wiley Y. Daniel Text Only Entry (dbera, ) (Entered: 10/27/2015)
102015-10-27 Magistrate Judge Consent Form issued pursuant to Local Rule (dbera, ) (Entered: 10/27/2015)
112015-10-27 SUMMONS issued by Clerk. Magistrate Judge Consent form issued pursuant to Local Rule (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons, # 5 Summons, # 6 Magistrate Judge Consent Form) (dbera, ) (Entered: 10/27/2015)
122015-10-27 ORDER Directing Preparation of Joint Case Management Plan by Judge Wiley Y. Daniel on 10/27/2015. (Attachments: # 1 Case Management form) (evana, ) (Entered: 10/27/2015)
132015-10-27 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Camilla Bronwen Taylor on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney Camilla Bronwen Taylor added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Taylor, Camilla) (Entered: 10/27/2015)
142015-11-19 SUMMONS Returned Executed upon defendant(s) John Forbes Kerry served on 10/27/2015, answer due 12/28/2015. (Taylor, Trina) (Entered: 11/19/2015)
152015-11-19 SUMMONS Returned Executed upon defendant(s) Sherman Portell served on 10/27/2015, answer due 12/28/2015. (Taylor, Trina) (Entered: 11/19/2015)
162015-11-23 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Jessica Marie Kunevicius on behalf of All Plaintiffs Attorney Jessica Marie Kunevicius added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Kunevicius, Jessica) (Entered: 11/23/2015)
172015-12-02 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Kristin Ann Petri on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney Kristin Ann Petri added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Petri, Kristin) (Entered: 12/02/2015)
182015-12-10 CERTIFICATE of Mailing/Service Via Certified Mail by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proofs of Service with certified mail receipts)(Taylor, Trina) (Entered: 12/10/2015)
192015-12-21 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer or Otherwise Respond to Plaintiff's Complaint and for the Parties to File Their Joint Case Management Plan by Defendants John Forbes Kerry, Sherman Portell. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (PDF Only))(Parker, Ryan) (Entered: 12/21/2015)
202015-12-21 ORDER Granting 19 Defendants Unopposed Motion for Extensions of Time for Defendants to File a Responsive Pleading and for the Parties to File their Joint Case Management Plan ECF No. 19 . Therefore, the parties shall file their Joint Case Management Plan by January 15, 2016, and Defendants responsive pleading shall be due by March 11, 2016, by Judge Wiley Y. Daniel on 12/21/2015.(evana, ) (Entered: 12/21/2015)
212016-01-15 Proposed Joint Case Management Plan by Defendants Sherman Portell, John Forbes Kerry. (Parker, Ryan) (Entered: 01/15/2016)
222016-01-22 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Thomas George Hackney on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney Thomas George Hackney added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Hackney, Thomas) (Entered: 01/22/2016)
232016-01-22 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (PDF Only) Granting Motion to Withdraw as Counsel)(Taylor, Trina) (Entered: 01/22/2016)
242016-01-21 JOINT CASE MANAGEMENT PLAN ORDER Plaintiffs Brief due by 4/15/2016, Defendants Brief due by 5/6/2016, Plaintiffs Reply Brief due by 5/27/2016, by Judge Wiley Y. Daniel on 1/21/2016. (evana, ) (Entered: 01/22/2016)
252016-01-22 ORDER Granting 23 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Attorney Trina Kissel Taylor terminated, by Judge Wiley Y. Daniel on 1/22/2016.(evana, ) (Entered: 01/22/2016)
262016-01-25 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to Produce the Administrative Record by Defendants John Forbes Kerry, Sherman Portell. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (PDF Only))(Parker, Ryan) (Entered: 01/25/2016)
272016-01-26 ORDER granting 26 Motion for Extension of Time to Produce the Administrative Record to Plaintiff by Judge Wiley Y. Daniel on 1/26/16. Text Only Entry(wydlc2, ) (Entered: 01/26/2016)
282016-02-29 Unopposed MOTION for Order to Present Supplemental Materials to the Court by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (PDF Only))(Castillo, Paul) (Entered: 02/29/2016)
292016-03-01 MINUTE ORDER Granting 28 Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Order to Present Supplemental Materials to the Court. by Judge Wiley Y. Daniel on 3/1/2016.(cmira) (Entered: 03/01/2016)
302016-03-09 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Dispositive Motion and the Administrative Record by Defendants John Forbes Kerry, Sherman Portell. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (PDF Only))(Parker, Ryan) (Entered: 03/09/2016)
312016-03-11 ORDER granting 30 Motion for Extension of Time as follows: Deadline for Defendants Dispositive Motion and to File the Administrative Record: March 18, 2016; Deadline for Plaintiffs Opposition to Defendants Motion and CrossMotion/Opening Brief (If Any): April 22, 2016; Deadline for Defendants Reply Brief and Opposition to Plaintiffs CrossMotion/Opening Brief (If Any): May 13, 2016; Deadline for Plaintiffs Reply Brief (If Any): June 3, 2016. by Judge Wiley Y. Daniel on 3/11/16. Text Only Entry(wydlc2, ) (Entered: 03/11/2016)
322016-03-11 Utility Resetting Deadlines: Pursuant to the 31 Order, Motions due by 3/18/2016. SS Defendants Brief due by 4/22/2016. SS Plaintiffs Brief due by 5/13/2016. SS Plaintiffs Reply Brief due by 6/3/2016. Text Only Entry (evana, ) (Entered: 03/11/2016)
332016-03-11 Utility Confirming Setting Deadlines: Corrected to show Administrative Deadlines. Adm Defendants Brief due by 4/22/2016. Adm Plaintiffs Brief due by 5/13/2016. Adm Plaintiff Reply Brief due by 6/3/2016. Text Only Entry (evana, ) (Entered: 03/14/2016)
342016-03-18 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD by Defendants John Forbes Kerry, Sherman Portell. (Parker, Ryan) (Modified on 3/18/2016 edited the text to show the Record as filed)(evana, ). (Entered: 03/18/2016)
352016-03-18 MOTION for Judgment on the Administrative Record on Counts One and Two and Motion to Dismiss Counts Three, Four, and Five by Defendants John Forbes Kerry, Sherman Portell. (Parker, Ryan) (Entered: 03/18/2016)
362016-03-21 NOTICE OF NONCOMPLIANCE WITH COURT RULES/PROCEDURES: re: 35 MOTION for Judgment on the Administrative Record on Counts One and Two and Motion to Dismiss Counts Three, Four, and Five :Ryan B. Parker has failed to comply with D.C.COLO.LCivR5.1(a) and 4.3(d) of the Electronic Case Filing Procedures (Civil Cases), which mandate the correct form for an attorneys signature block. Failure in the future to follow these procedures may lead to mandatory CM/ECF training, or action by the court. (Text Only Entry) (evana, ) (Entered: 03/21/2016)
372016-04-22 BRIEF in Opposition to 35 MOTION for Judgment on the Administrative Record on Counts One and Two and Motion to Dismiss Counts Three, Four, and Five and Plaintiff Zzyym's Opening Brief in Support of Declaratory, Injunctive, and Other Relief filed by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Castillo, Paul) (Entered: 04/22/2016)
382016-04-29 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 35 MOTION for Judgment on the Administrative Record on Counts One and Two and Motion to Dismiss Counts Three, Four, and Five by Defendants John Forbes Kerry, Sherman Portell. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (PDF Only))(Parker, Ryan) (Entered: 04/29/2016)
392016-05-02 ORDER granting 38 Motion for Extension of Time to File Reply. The deadline for Defendants Reply Brief and Opposition to Plaintiffs CrossMotion/Opening Brief is May 25, 2016. The deadline for Plaintiffs Reply Brief is June 15, 2016 by Judge Wiley Y. Daniel on 5/2/16. Text Only Entry(wydlc2, ) (Entered: 05/02/2016)
402016-05-02 Utility Resetting Deadlines: Adm Plaintiffs Cross Motion/Opening Brief due by 5/25/2016. Adm Plaintiff Reply Brief due by 6/15/2016, pursuant to the 5/2/2016 39 Order. Text Only Entry (evana, ) (Entered: 05/20/2016)
412016-05-25 REPLY to Response to 35 MOTION for Judgment on the Administrative Record on Counts One and Two and Motion to Dismiss Counts Three, Four, and Five and Opposition to Plaintiff's Request for Judgment filed by Defendants John Forbes Kerry, Sherman Portell. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Bennett S. Fellows)(Parker, Ryan) (Entered: 05/25/2016)
422016-05-26 CASE REASSIGNED. Your AP case is at issue. Pursuant to D.C.COLO.LCivR 40.1 this case is assigned to Judge Richard P. Matsch. All future pleadings should be designated as 15-cv-02362-RPM. (Text Only Entry) (evana, ) (Entered: 05/26/2016)
432016-05-26 MEMORANDUM RETURNING CASE for reassignment by Judge Richard P. Matsch. (ktera) (Entered: 05/26/2016)
442016-05-26 CASE REASSIGNED pursuant to 43 Memorandum Returning Case. This case is reassigned to Judge R. Brooke Jackson. All future pleadings should be designated as 15-cv-02362-RBJ. (Text Only Entry) (ktera) (Entered: 05/26/2016)
452016-06-15 REPLY Brief in Support of Declaratory, Injunctive, and Other Relief (Oral Argument Requested) by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym. (Castillo, Paul) (Entered: 06/15/2016)
462016-06-16 MINUTE ORDER re: 45 Reply filed by Dana Alix Zzyym. The Court requests that counsel jointly contact Chambers at [email protected] or (303) 844-4694 within 14 days to schedule an Oral Argument. By Judge R. Brooke Jackson on 6/16/16. Text Only Entry (rbjsec. ) (Entered: 06/16/2016)
472016-06-24 MINUTE ORDER: Oral Argument is scheduled for July 20, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. in Courtroom A 902 before Judge R. Brooke Jackson. By Judge R. Brooke Jackson on 6/24/16. Text Only Entry (rbjsec. ) (Entered: 06/24/2016)
482016-07-15 NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Brian Leo Lynch on behalf of Dana Alix ZzyymAttorney Brian Leo Lynch added to party Dana Alix Zzyym(pty:pla) (Lynch, Brian) (Entered: 07/15/2016)
492016-07-20 COURTROOM MINUTES/MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Judge R. Brooke Jackson: Oral Argument Hearing held on 7/20/2016. ORDERED: Case is considered submitted and is TAKEN UNDER ADVISEMENT. Court Reporter: Kara Spitler. (jdyne, ) (Entered: 07/20/2016)
502016-07-20 AMENDED COURTROOM MINUTES/MINUTE ENTRY for proceedings held before Judge R. Brooke Jackson: Amended re 49 COURTROOM MINUTES/MINUTE ENTRY to reflect time in court, as indicated. Court Reporter: Kara Spitler. (jdyne, ) Modified on 7/20/2016 (jdyne, ). (Entered: 07/20/2016)
512016-07-27 TRANSCRIPT of Hearing on Pending Motions held on 7-20-16 before Judge Jackson. Pages: 1-57.
NOTICE - REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: Within seven calendar days of this filing, each party shall inform the Court, by filing a Notice of Intent to Redact, of the party's intent to redact personal identifiers from the electronic transcript of the court proceeding. If a Notice of Intent to Redact is not filed within the allotted time, this transcript will be made electronically available after 90 days. Please see the Notice of Electronic Availability of Transcripts document at www.cod.uscourts.gov.
Transcript may only be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber prior to the 90 day deadline for electronic posting on PACER. (kspit, ) (Entered: 07/27/2016)
522016-09-22 NOTICE by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym (Castillo, Paul) (Entered: 09/22/2016)
532016-10-14 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (PDF Only) On Motion to Withdraw as Counsel for Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym)(Hackney, Thomas) (Entered: 10/14/2016)
542016-10-17 ORDER granting 53 Motion to Withdraw as Attorney. Attorney Thomas George Hackney is withdrawn. By Judge R. Brooke Jackson on 10/17/16. Text Only Entry(rbjsec. ) (Entered: 10/17/2016)
552016-11-22 ORDER: case remanded for reconsideration. by Judge R. Brooke Jackson on 11/22/16.(jdyne, ) Modified on 11/22/2016 designate as a Memorandum and Opinion (jdyne, ). (Entered: 11/22/2016)
562016-11-28 Civil Case addministratively closed pursuant to the ORDER filed in this case on 11/22/16. Text Only Entry (jdyne, ) (Entered: 11/28/2016)
572017-06-26 Unopposed MOTION to Reopen Case by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Proposed Order (PDF Only))(Castillo, Paul) (Entered: 06/26/2017)
582017-06-27 ORDER granting 57 Unopposed Motion to Reopen Case. By Judge R. Brooke Jackson on 6/27/17. Text Only Entry (rbjsec. ) (Entered: 06/27/2017)
592017-07-03 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File Supplemental Complaint for Declaratory, Injuctive and Other Relief by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Proposed Supplemental Complaint)(Castillo, Paul) (Entered: 07/03/2017)
602017-07-06 ORDER granting 59 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File Supplemental Complaint for Declaratory, Injunctive and Other Relief. The Court requests that the Clerk of Court's Office docket the Supplemental Complaint at ECF No. 59-1. By Judge R. Brooke Jackson on 7/6/17. Text Only Entry (rbjsec. ) (Entered: 07/06/2017)
612017-07-06 SUPPLEMENT Complaint filed by Plaintiff Dana Alix Zzyym pursuant to 60 Order. (dkals, ) (Entered: 07/06/2017)
622017-07-19 Proposed Scheduling Order by Defendants John Forbes Kerry, Sherman Portell. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order (PDF Only))(Parker, Ryan) (Entered: 07/19/2017)
62.1 Proposed Order (PDF Only)