Kentucky Eastern District Court
Judge:William O Bertelsman
Referred: Candace J Smith
Case #: 2:19-cv-00019
Nature of Suit320 Torts - Personal Injury - Assault, Libel, & Slander
Cause28:1332 Diversity-Libel,Assault,Slander
Case Filed:Feb 19, 2019
Last checked: Thursday Feb 21, 2019 1:12 AM EST
Defendant
WP Company LLC
Plaintiff
Nicholas Sandmann
Represented By
L. Lin Wood
L. Lin Wood, PC
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G. Taylor Wilson
L. Lin Wood, PC
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Jonathan D. Grunberg
L. Lin Wood, PC
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Todd VanDerVeer McMurtry
Hemmer Defrank Wessels PLLC
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Kyle M. Winslow
Hemmer Defrank Wessels PLLC
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Submitted Sat 03/09/2019
Docket last updated: 5 hours ago
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
16 16 motion Proposed Agreed Order/Stipulation Tue 9:22 AM
Proposed Agreed Order/Stipulation Extending Response Time by WP Company LLC. (Geisen, William)
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utility Motion Submitted Tue 9:45 AM
***FILE SUBMITTED TO CHAMBERS of Candace J. Smith for review: re16 Proposed Agreed Order/Stipulation Extending Response Time by WP Company LLC (ECO)
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Monday, March 18, 2019
15 15 misc Disclosure Statement pursuant to FRCP 7.1 Mon 3:05 PM
FRCP 7.1 DISCLOSURE STATEMENT by WP Company LLC. (Breetz, Bethany)
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
14 14 order Order on Motion Appear Pro Hac Vice Fri 11:11 AM
VIRTUAL ORDER: granting7 Motion for G. Taylor Wilson to Appear Pro Hac Vice as co-counsel on behalf of Plaintiff Nicholas Sandmann, the requirements of Joint Local Civil Rule 83.2 having been satisfied. Signed by Magistrate Judge Candace J. Smith on 3/14/2019. (ECO)
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13 13 order Order on Motion Appear Pro Hac Vice Fri 11:07 AM
VIRTUAL ORDER: granting6 Motion for L. Lin Wood to Appear Pro Hac Vice as co-counsel on behalf of Plaintiff Nicholas Sandmann, the requirements of Joint Local Civil Rule 83.2 having been satisfied. Signed by Magistrate Judge Candace J. Smith on 3/14/2019. (ECO)
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12 12 order Order on Motion Appear Pro Hac Vice Fri 11:03 AM
VIRTUAL ORDER: granting5 MOTION for Jonathan D. Grunberg to Appear Pro Hac Vice as co-counsel on behalf of Plaintiff Nicholas Sandmann, the requirements of Joint Local Civil Rule 83.2 having been satisfied. Signed by Magistrate Judge Candace J. Smith on 3/14/2018. (ECO)
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Monday, March 11, 2019
utility File Submitted Mon 10:12 AM
***FILE SUBMITTED TO CHAMBERS of Candace J. Smith for review:9 RESPONSE,10 RESPONSE,11 RESPONSE re8 Order on Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice6 MOTION for L. Lin Wood to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann (Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301270)5 MOTION for Jonathan D. Grunberg to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann (Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301266),7 MOTION for G. Taylor Wilson to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann (Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301273) (ECO)
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Friday, March 08, 2019
11 11 respoth Response Fri 2:31 PM
RESPONSE to8 ,5 per Order to supplement filed by Nicholas Sandmann. (McMurtry, Todd)
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10 10 respoth Response Fri 2:30 PM
RESPONSE to8 ,6 per Order to supplement filed by Nicholas Sandmann. (McMurtry, Todd)
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9 9 respoth Response Fri 2:29 PM
RESPONSE to8 ,7 per Order to supplement filed by Nicholas Sandmann. (McMurtry, Todd)
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Wednesday, March 06, 2019
8 8 2 pgs order Order on Motion Appear Pro Hac Vice Wed 4:25 PM
ORDER: That Plaintiffs' Motions to Admit Pro Hac Vice (R.5 ; R.6 ; R.7 ) are hereby taken under advisement , pending counsel filing a supplement providing the necessary additional information by not later than Friday, March 15, 2019 . Signed by Magistrate Judge Candace J. Smith on 3/6/2019. (ECO)
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Tuesday, March 05, 2019
7 7 motion Appear Pro Hac Vice Tue 1:19 PM
MOTION for G. Taylor Wilson to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann ( Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301273)Motions referred to Candace J. Smith.(McMurtry, Todd) (ECO)
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Att: 1 Proposed Order
Att: 2 (3/5/2019) Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing
6 6 motion Appear Pro Hac Vice Tue 1:17 PM
MOTION for L. Lin Wood to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann ( Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301270)Motions referred to Candace J. Smith.(McMurtry, Todd) (ECO)
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Att: 1 Proposed Order
Att: 2 (3/5/2019) Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing
5 5 motion Appear Pro Hac Vice Tue 1:15 PM
MOTION for Jonathan D. Grunberg to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann ( Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301266)Motions referred to Candace J. Smith.(McMurtry, Todd) (ECO)
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Att: 1 Proposed Order
Att: 2 (3/5/2019) Exhibit Certificate of Good Standing
misc Bar Status Check Tue 3:50 PM
BAR STATUS Check completed as to L. Lin Wood, G. Taylor Wilson, Jonathan D. Grunberg re5 MOTION for Jonathan D. Grunberg to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann ( Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301266),6 MOTION for L. Lin Wood to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann ( Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301270),7 MOTION for G. Taylor Wilson to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann ( Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301273). (ECO)
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notice Notice of Docket Modification Tue 3:58 PM
NOTICE OF DOCKET MODIFICATION TO Todd McMurtry re5 MOTION for Jonathan D. Grunberg to Appear Pro Hac Vice;6 MOTION for L. Lin Wood to Appear Pro Hac Vice;7 MOTION for G. Taylor Wilson to Appear Pro Hac Vice; Error: the Exhibit was filed together with each motion instead of as a separate attachment. Entry by attorney; Clerk added the exhibit as a separate attachment. In the future, file each exhibit separately from one another and separate from the main document. No further action required by counsel. cc: COR (ECO)
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utility Motion Submitted Tue 3:59 PM
***MOTION SUBMITTED TO CHAMBERS of Candace J. Smith for review: re6 MOTION for L. Lin Wood to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann ( Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301270),5 MOTION for Jonathan D. Grunberg to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann ( Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301266),7 MOTION for G. Taylor Wilson to Appear Pro Hac Vice by Nicholas Sandmann ( Filing fee $125; receipt number 0643-4301273) (ECO)
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Wednesday, February 20, 2019
misc Conflict Check Wed 9:26 AM
Conflict Check run. (TJZ)
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Tuesday, February 19, 2019
4 4 service Summons Issued Wed 9:49 AM
Summons Issued as to WP Company LLC; Summons issued and returned to counsel electronically (TJZ)
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2 2 2 pgs order Order Referring Case to Magistrate Judge Wed 9:25 AM
STANDING REFERRAL ORDER: 1) This case is referred to the presiding Magistrate Judge at Covington to supervise discovery and pretrial proceedings. Unless otherwise ordered by the court, the case will revert back to the undersigned to hold the final pretrial conference and trial. 2) in connection with such reference, the said Magistrate Judge is authorized to conduct all pretrial and status conferences, to hold such hearings as may be required, and to ruleon nondispositive motions, except motions in limine. Dispositive motions and motions in limine will be referred by the Clerk to the undersigned. Subject to other provisions of law, the final pretrialconference and trial will also be before the undersigned, unless the parties agree to a trial by a Magistrate Judge, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 636(c). Signed by Judge William O. Bertelsman on 6/18/2010.(TJZ)
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1 1 38 pgs cmp Complaint Wed 8:48 AM
COMPLAINT WITH JURY DEMAND ( Filing fee $400; receipt number 0643-4289588), filed by N.S. #1 Civil Cover Sheet, #2 Ex A-Statement of N.S., #3 Ex B-Greater Cincinnati Investigation Report, #4 Ex C-Diocese of Covington letter, #5 Ex D-1/19/19 article by Olivo and Wootson, #6 Ex E-1/20/19 article by Wootson, Olivo, Heim, #7 Ex F-1/20/19 Article "Marcher's accost by Boys", #8 Ex G-1/20/19 article "Opposed to the dignity of the human person") #9 Ex H-WP article "Most young white men", #10 Ex I-2/10/19 article "Fuller view emerges", #11 Ex J-"Viral standoff" article, #12 Ex K-WP twitter 2/14/2019, #13 Ex L-2-14-19 letter from L.Lin Wood, #14 summons) (TJZ). Modified text on 2/20/2019 (TJZ)
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