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Case 4:11-cv-00045-RAJ-TEM Document 44 Filed 05/22/12 Page 1 of 2 PageID# 875

IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA

Newport News Division







Civil Action No. 4:11-CV-45








Plaintiffs,

BOBBY BLAND, DANIEL RAY CARTER,
JR., DAVID W. DIXON, ROBERT W.
MCCOY, JOHN C. SANDHOFER and
DEBRA H. WOODWARD



v.

B.J. ROBERTS, individually and in his official
capacity as Sheriff of the City of Hampton,
Virginia





Defendant.

NOTICE OF APPEAL




Notice is hereby given that the Plaintiffs, Bobby Bland, Daniel Ray Carter, Jr., David W.

Dixon, Robert W. McCoy, John Sandhofer and Debra H. Woodward, by counsel, hereby appeal

the judgment and order entered on April 24, 2012, by U.S. District Judge Raymond A. Jackson.

The Order referenced herein constituted a final order dismissing Plaintiffs’ Complaint for denial

of their First Amendment rights to free speech and free political association as set forth in Counts

I and II of Plaintiffs’ Complaint. This matter is being appealed to the United States Court of

Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.

Respectfully submitted,

BOBBY BLAND, DANIEL RAY CARTER, JR.,
DAVID W. DIXON, ROBERT W. MCCOY,
JOHN C. SANDHOFER AND DEBRA H.
WOODWARD
















By:








James H. Shoemaker, Jr.

/s/







Case 4:11-cv-00045-RAJ-TEM Document 44 Filed 05/22/12 Page 2 of 2 PageID# 876


James H. Shoemaker, Jr., VSB No. 33148
Jason E. Messersmith, VSB No. 77075
Patten, Wornom, Hatten & Diamonstein, L.C.
12350 Jefferson Avenue, Suite 300
Newport News, Virginia 23602
Telephone: (757) 223-4580
Facsimile: (757) 223-4518
[email protected]
[email protected]
Counsel for Plaintiffs


CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE


I hereby certify that on the 22nd day of May, 2012, I will electronically file the foregoing

with the Clerk of Court using the CM/ECF system, which will then send a notification of such
filing (NEF) to the following:


Jeff W. Rosen, Esquire
Jeffrey A. Hunn, Esquire
Pender & Coward
222 Central Park Avenue, Suite 400
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462-3026
Telephone: 757-490-6253
Facsimile: 757-497-1914
[email protected]
[email protected]
Counsel for Defendant


















/s/


James H. Shoemaker, Jr.








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