Case Details

CourtDistrict of the District of Columbia
Docket number1:10-cv-01962
Date case filed2010-11-16
Date case closed2012-01-10
Date of latest filing
Assigned toJudge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr
Case cause05:702 Administrative Procedure Act
Nature of suit440 Civil Rights: Other
Jury demandPlaintiff
Demand
JurisdictionU.S. Government Defendant

Case Parties

Party: EARLE A. PARTINGTON
Party type: Plaintiff
Attorney name: EARLE A. PARTINGTON
Attorney Contact:
226 Regency Court
Santa Rosa, CA 9540 I
(808) 927-5571
PRO SE


Attorney name: Charles William Gittins
Attorney Contact:
LAW OFFICES OF CHARLES W. GITTINS, P.C.
P.O. Box 144
Middletown, VA 22645
(540) 327-2208
Fax: (866) 722-2798
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 03/24/2014

Attorney name: Jeffrey A. Denner
Attorney Contact:
Denner Pellegrino, LLP
4 Longfellow Place
35th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-2800
Fax: (617) 973-1562
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 03/24/2014 PRO HAC VICE

Attorney name: Judith Lynne Wheat
Attorney Contact:
GRIFFITH & WHEAT
1050 17th Street, NW
Suite 600
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 496-4963
Fax: (202) 587-2980
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 01/10/2012

Attorney name: Katherine Warren Van Dyck
Attorney Contact:
Cuneo, Gilbert & LaDuca, LLP
507 C Street NE
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 789-3960
Fax: (202) 789-1813
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 01/10/2012

Attorney name: Paul J. Andrews
Attorney Contact:
DENNER PELLEGRINO LLP
4 Longfellow Place
Suite 3501
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 227-2800
Fax: (617) 973-1562
Email: [email protected]
TERMINATED: 02/07/2012 PRO HAC VICE
Party: JAMES W. HOUCK
Party type: Defendant
Vice Admiral, JAGC, USN
Attorney name: Marina Utgoff Braswell
Attorney Contact:
U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE
Civil Division
555 Fourth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 252-2561
Fax: (202) 252-2599
Email: [email protected]
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI
Party type: Defendant
Captain, JAGC, USN
Attorney name: Marina Utgoff Braswell
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK
Party type: Defendant
Captain, JAG, USN
Attorney name: Marina Utgoff Braswell
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: C. N. MORIN
Party type: Defendant
Captain, JAGC, USN
Attorney name: Marina Utgoff Braswell
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Party: UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES
Party type: Defendant
Attorney name: Marina Utgoff Braswell
Attorney Contact:
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Case Docket

Docket
Item
Date FiledDocument
Available
Short
Description
Long Description
12010-11-16 COMPLAINT against ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES ( Filing fee $ 350, receipt number 4616034240) filed by EARLE A. PARTINGTON. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(dr) (Entered: 11/17/2010)
1.1 Civil Cover Sheet
22010-11-23 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Paul Andrews, :Firm- Denner Pelligrino, :Address- 4 Longfellow Place, Suite 3501, Boston, Massachusetts, 02114. Phone No. - (617) 227-2800. Fax No. - 617-973-1562 by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Wheat, Judith) (Entered: 11/23/2010)
32010-11-23 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Jeffrey Denner, :Firm- Denner Pelligrino, :Address- 4 Longfellow Place, Suite 3501, Boston, Massachusetts, 02114. Phone No. - (617) 227-2800. Fax No. - 617-973-1562 by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Wheat, Judith) (Entered: 11/23/2010)
42011-02-02 NOTICE of Appearance by Marina Utgoff Braswell on behalf of ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 02/02/2011)
52011-02-03 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on Attorney General. Date of Service Upon Attorney General 12/07/2010. (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 02/03/2011)
62011-02-03 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the US Attorney. Date of Service Upon U.S. Attorney 12/8/2010. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 2/6/2011. (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 02/03/2011)
72011-02-03 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI served on 12/3/2010 (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 02/03/2011)
82011-02-03 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. C. N. MORIN served on 12/8/2010 (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 02/03/2011)
92011-02-03 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. JAMES W. HOUCK served on 12/8/2010 (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 02/03/2011)
102011-02-07 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply to the Complaint by ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 02/07/2011)
112011-02-15 Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply to the Complaint by ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 02/15/2011)
122011-02-25 ADMINISTRATIVE RECORD by ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES. (Attachments: # 1 Admin. Rec., p. 1-50, # 2 Admin. Rec., p. 51-100, # 3 Admin. Rec., p. 101-150, # 4 Admin. Rec., p. 151-200, # 5 Admin. Rec., p. 201-250, # 6 Admin. Rec., p. 251-300, # 7 Admin. Rec., p. 301-350, # 8 Admin. Rec., p. 350-400, # 9 Admin. Rec., p. 401-450, # 10 Admin. Rec., p. 451-500, # 11 Admin. Rec., p. 501-550, # 12 Admin. Rec., p. 551-600, # 13 Admin. Rec., p. 601-650, # 14 Admin. Rec., p. 651-700, # 15 Admin. Rec., p. 701-750, # 16 Admin. Rec., p. 751-800, # 17 Admin. Rec., p. 801-850, # 18 Admin. Rec., p. 851-900, # 19 Admin. Rec., p. 901-950, # 20 Admin. Rec., p. 951-1000, # 21 Admin. Rec., p. 1001-1050, # 22 Admin. Rec., p. 1051-1100, # 23 Admin. Rec., p. 1101-1150, # 24 Admin. Rec., p. 1151-1200, # 25 Admin. Rec., p. 1201-1250, # 26 Admin. Rec., p. 1251-1300, # 27 Admin. Rec., p. 1301-1350, # 28 Admin. Rec., p. 1351-1383)(Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 02/25/2011)
132011-02-25 MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment by ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 02/25/2011)
142011-02-25 MOTION to Dismiss in Part by ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 02/25/2011)
152011-03-14 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 13 MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment, 14 MOTION to Dismiss in Part by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 03/14/2011)
162011-04-11 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 13 MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment, 14 MOTION to Dismiss in Part by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 04/11/2011)
172011-04-19 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 13 MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment, 14 MOTION to Dismiss in Part by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 04/19/2011)
182011-05-02 Consent MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 13 MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment, 14 MOTION to Dismiss in Part by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 05/02/2011)
192011-05-06 Memorandum in opposition to re 13 MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment, 14 MOTION to Dismiss in Part filed by EARLE A. PARTINGTON. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 05/06/2011)
202011-06-06 REPLY to opposition to motion re 13 MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment, 14 MOTION to Dismiss in Part filed by ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES. (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 06/06/2011)
212011-09-15 ORDER by Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court directing the designation and assignment of a United States District Judge for service in another circuit; assigning Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of New York to the following cases:10-1857,04-2205,06-1268,07-2173, and 10-1962. (Entered: 09/15/2011)
222011-09-15 Case Reassigned to Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. Judge Henry H. Kennedy no longer assigned to the case. (jeb, ) (Entered: 09/15/2011)
232011-10-11 MOTION to Continue Status Conference by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 10/11/2011)
242011-11-18 Ex Parte MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit, # 2 Exhibit to Affidavit, # 3 Certificate of Counsel)(Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 11/18/2011)
252011-11-18 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support)(Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 11/18/2011)
262011-11-18 ORDER granting 24 Motion for TRO to stay the Order of SUspension against Plaintiff entered on 5/7/2010 that the TRO shall remain in effect until 3:30pm on 12/2/2011, unless good cause is shown for an extension, and that oral argument on the preliminary injunction motion will be held on 12/29/2011 at 10:00am at the US Courthouse in Washington, D.C. Response to be filed by 12/15/2011. Reply to be filed by 12/22/2011.. Signed by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr on 11/18/2011. (Scullin, Frederick) (Entered: 11/18/2011)
272011-11-22 MOTION for Reconsideration re 26 Order on Motion for TRO, by JAMES W. HOUCK (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 11/22/2011)
282011-11-25 Memorandum in opposition to re 27 MOTION for Reconsideration re 26 Order on Motion for TRO, filed by EARLE A. PARTINGTON. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2)(Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 11/25/2011)
292011-11-30 REPLY to opposition to motion re 27 MOTION for Reconsideration re 26 Order on Motion for TRO, filed by ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES. (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 11/30/2011)
302011-12-02 MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order Extension by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit1)(Andrews, Paul). Added MOTION to Continue Preliminary Injunction Hearing on 12/5/2011 (dr). (Entered: 12/02/2011)
312011-12-02 TEXT ORDER Denying 30 Motion by Plaintiff for an extension of the TRO. The Court finds that good cause has not been shown to grant an extension. Therefore, the defendant's 27 Motion for reconsideration is Denied as Moot. The TRO ceased to be in effect as of 3:30pm, December 2, 2011. The oral argument on the motion for a preliminary injunction remains scheduled for December 29, 2011 at 10:00am... IT IS SO ORDERED by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr on 12/2/2011. (Scullin, Frederick) (Entered: 12/02/2011)
322011-12-14 MOTION for Reconsideration re 31 Order on Motion for TRO, by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5)(Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 12/14/2011)
332011-12-15 Memorandum in opposition to re 25 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, JAMES W. HOUCK, C. N. MORIN, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B)(Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 12/15/2011)
342011-12-16 ORDER denying 32 Motion for Reconsideration signed by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr on 12/15/11. (ztnr, ) (Entered: 12/16/2011)
352011-12-20 MOTION to Withdraw as Attorney by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Wheat, Judith) (Entered: 12/20/2011)
362011-12-28 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. C. N. MORIN served on 12/28/2011, answer due 1/18/2012 (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 12/28/2011)
372011-12-28 WAIVER OF SERVICE by ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI. ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI waiver sent on 10/17/2011, answer due 12/16/2011. (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 12/28/2011)
382011-12-29 MOTION for Extension of Time to Effect Service of Process by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 12/29/2011)
392011-12-29 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. JAMES W. HOUCK served on 12/28/2011, answer due 1/18/2012 (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 12/29/2011)
402012-01-10 MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER. Signed by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr on 1/10/12. (jeb, ) (Entered: 01/10/2012)
412012-01-10 JUDGMENT in favor of Defendants, JAMES W. HOUCK, ROBERT A. PORZEINSKI, ROBERT B. BLAZEWICK, C.N.MORIN,UNITED STAETS COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE ARMED FORCES against Plaintiff, EARLE A. PARTINGTON. Approved by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr. on 1/10/12. (ls, ) Modified on 1/10/2012 (jeb ). (Entered: 01/10/2012)
422012-02-06 NOTICE of Appearance by Charles William Gittins on behalf of EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Gittins, Charles) (Entered: 02/06/2012)
432012-02-06 ENTERED IN ERROR.....NOTICE of Appeal by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (Gittins, Charles) Modified on 2/7/2012 (dr). (Entered: 02/06/2012)
442012-02-06 NOTICE OF APPEAL as to 40 Memorandum & Opinion, 41 Judgment, by EARLE A. PARTINGTON. Fee Status: No Fee Paid. Parties have been notified. (dr) (Entered: 02/07/2012)
452012-02-07 Transmission of the Notice of Appeal, Order Appealed, and Docket Sheet to US Court of Appeals. The Fee remains to be paid and another notice will be transmitted when the fee has been paid in the District Court re 44 Notice of Appeal. (dr) (Entered: 02/07/2012)
462012-02-07 NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL OF APPEARANCE as to EARLE A. PARTINGTON. Attorney Paul J. Andrews terminated. (Andrews, Paul) (Entered: 02/07/2012)
472012-02-13 Supplemental Record on Appeal transmitted to US Court of Appeals re 44 Notice of Appeal ; (dr) (Entered: 02/13/2012)
482013-08-29 MANDATE of USCA (certified copy) as to 44 Notice of Appeal filed by EARLE A. PARTINGTON ; ORDERED and ADJUDGED that the judgement of the District Court appealed from in this cause is hereby affirmed and the request for mandamus review is denied, in accordance with the opinion of the court filed herein this date. USCA Case Number 12-5038. (md, ) (Entered: 09/07/2013)
492014-03-10 MOTION TO DECLARE D.C. CIRCUIT'S JUDGMENT VOID FOR LACK OF SUBJECT MATTER JURISDICTION AND TO SET CASE DOWN FOR JUDICIAL REVIEW by EARLE A. PARTINGTON (rdj) (Entered: 03/14/2014)
502014-03-14 TEXT ORDER denying 49 Motion to declare D.C. Circuit's decision void for lack of subject matter jurisdiction. This Court does not have the authority to declare an Appeals' court decision void. IT IS SO ORDERED by Judge Frederick J. Scullin, Jr on 3/14/2014. [pltf served via regular mail] (Scullin, Frederick) (Entered: 03/14/2014)
512014-03-24 NOTICE OF APPEAL as to TEXT ORDER denying 49 Motion to declare D.C. Circuit's decision void for lack of subject matter jurisdiction by EARLE A. PARTINGTON. Filing fee $ 505, receipt number 4616062817. Fee Status: Fee Paid. Parties have been notified. (rdj) (Entered: 03/26/2014)
522014-03-26 Transmission of the Notice of Appeal, Order Appealed, and Docket Sheet to US Court of Appeals. The Court of Appeals fee was paid this date re 51 Notice of Appeal. (rdj) (Entered: 03/26/2014)
532014-03-31 DESIGNATION of Record on Appeal by EARLE A. PARTINGTON re 51 Notice of Appeal, (rdj) (Entered: 04/02/2014)
542014-12-18 MANDATE of USCA (certified copy) as to 51 Notice of Appeal, filed by EARLE A. PARTINGTON. That the order to show cause be discharged. That the motion to recuse be denied to the extent appellant seeks recusal of one of the above-named judges. That the motion for summary affirmance be granted. USCA Case Number 14-5071. (erd) (Entered: 12/18/2014)