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Search Results: Case Number 2012-0613

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CASE INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

Case: 2012-0613 Discretionary Appeal (Non-felony); Claimed Appeal of Right
Filed: 04/13/12
Status: Case Is Disposed
John Freshwater v. Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education

PARTIES and ATTORNEYS

American Humanist Association (Amicus Curiae on behalf of Appellee)
  Represented by:
    Burgess, William (0000000) , Counsel of Record
Americans United for Separation of Church and State (Amicus Curiae on behalf of Appellee)
  Represented by:
    Hurley, Charles (23874) , Counsel of Record
Katskee, Richard (0000000)
Novek, Scott (0000000)
Anti-Defamation League (Amicus Curiae on behalf of Appellee)
  Represented by:
    Hurley, Charles (23874) , Counsel of Record
Katskee, Richard (0000000)
Novek, Scott (0000000)
Dennis, Jenifer (Amicus Curiae on behalf of Appellee)
  Represented by:
    Mansfield, Douglas (63443) , Counsel of Record
Dennis, Stephen (Amicus Curiae on behalf of Appellee)
  Represented by:
    Mansfield, Douglas (63443) , Counsel of Record
National Center for Science Education (Amicus Curiae on behalf of Appellee)
  Represented by:
    Williams, Christopher (43911) , Counsel of Record
Juzaitis, Anthony (0000000)
Lauderdale, Jeffrey (74859)
Leaf, Samuel (0000000)
Mancino, Richard (0000000)
O'Neil, Colleen (66576)
The Secular Student Alliance (Amicus Curiae on behalf of Appellee)
  Represented by:
    Burgess, William (0000000) , Counsel of Record
Freshwater, John D. (Appellant)
  Represented by:
    Hamilton, Raymond (66403) , Counsel of Record
Dunaway, Rita (0000000)
Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education (Appellee)
  Represented by:
    Smith, David (16208) , Counsel of Record
Deegan, Paul (85451)
Keim, Krista (67144)

PRIOR JURISDICTION
Jurisdiction Information Prior Decision Date Case Number(s)
Knox County, 5th District Court of Appeals 03/05/2012 2011-CA-000023

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Date Filed Description
04/13/12 View Notice of appeal of John D. Freshwater
  Filed by: Freshwater, John
04/13/12 View Memorandum in support of jurisdiction
  Filed by: Freshwater, John
04/16/12 Copy of notice of appeal sent to clerk of court of appeals
05/11/12 View Memorandum in response
  Filed by: Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education
07/05/12 View DECISION: Appeal accepted on Propositions of Law Nos. I & II
07/05/12 View Order to clerk of court/custodian to certify record
07/16/12 Record
07/16/12 Clerk's notice of filing of record
08/24/12 View Appellant's merit brief
  Filed by: Freshwater, John
08/24/12 Supplement to brief
  Filed by: Freshwater, John
09/12/12 View Request for extension of time to file merit brief
  Filed by: Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education
View 09/14/12: Granted. Appellee's merit brief due 10/4/12.
09/24/12 View Motion to strike propositions of law 1 & 2, appendix pages 49 & 55-56, and supplement pages 103-116 from the merit brief of appellant
  Filed by: Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education
View 11/28/12: Denied
10/04/12 View Brief of amicus curiae Stephen and Jenifer Dennis in support of appellee
  Filed by: Dennis, Jenifer
  Filed by: Dennis, Stephen
10/04/12 View Motion for admission pro hac vice of Richard B. Katskee
  Filed by: Americans United for Separation of Church and State
10/30/12: Granted
10/04/12 View Motion for admission pro hac vice of Scott M. Noveck
  Filed by: Americans United for Separation of Church and State
10/30/12: Granted
10/04/12 View Motion for admission pro hac vice of William Burgess
  Filed by: American Humanist Association
  Filed by: The Secular Student Alliance
10/30/12: Granted
10/04/12 View Brief of amici curiae American Humanist Association and The Secular Student Alliance in support of appellee
  Filed by: American Humanist Association
  Filed by: The Secular Student Alliance
10/04/12 View Appellee's merit brief
  Filed by: Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education
10/04/12 Second supplement to briefs
  Filed by: Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education
10/04/12 View Brief of amicus curiae Americans United for Separation of Church and State in support of appellee
  Filed by: Americans United for Separation of Church and State
10/04/12 View Brief of amicus curiae National Center for Science Education in support of appellee
  Filed by: National Center for Science Education
10/15/12 Oral argument scheduled for Wednesday, February 27, 2013
10/16/12 View Motion to strike name of Rita M. Dunaway from appellant's merit brief
  Filed by: Freshwater, John
View 10/30/12: Granted; Rita Dunaway may file a motion for pro hac vice admission
10/17/12 View Notice of oral argument to be held on Wednesday, February 27, 2013
10/19/12 View Motion for admission pro hac vice of Samuel M. Leaf
  Filed by: National Center for Science Education
11/01/12: Granted
10/19/12 View Motion for admission pro hac vice of Anthony R. Juzaitis
  Filed by: National Center for Science Education
11/01/12: Granted
10/19/12 View Motion for admission pro hac vice of Richard Mancino
  Filed by: National Center for Science Education
View 11/01/12: Granted
10/23/12 View Reply brief
  Filed by: Freshwater, John
11/05/12 View Motion for admission pro hac vice of Rita M. Dunaway
  Filed by: Freshwater, John
View 11/27/12: Granted; counsel shall file a notice of permission to appear pro hac vice with Attorney Services within 30 days
02/27/13 Oral argument held
11/19/13 View DECISION: Affirmed. See opinion at 2013-Ohio-5000.    
11/26/13 View Motion for reconsideration
  Filed by: Freshwater, John
View 01/22/14: Denied. See opinion at 2014-Ohio-179.    
12/06/13 View Memo opposing motion for reconsideration
  Filed by: Mount Vernon City School District Board of Education
01/16/14 View Notice of pro hac vice renewal registration of Richard B. Katskee and Scott M. Noveck
  Filed by: Americans United for Separation of Church and State
  Filed by: Anti-Defamation League
01/22/14 Certified copy of judgment entry/mandate sent to clerk
01/22/14 Copy of reconsideration entry sent to clerk
02/20/14 Return of record to clerk of court/custodian
02/24/14 Return receipt; Postage $25.90 (Box 1 of 6)
02/24/14 Return receipt; Postage $25.90 (Box 2 of 6)
02/24/14 Return receipt; Postage $25.31 (Box 3 of 6)
02/24/14 Return receipt; Postage $24.39 (Box 4 of 6)
02/24/14 Return receipt; Postage $23.23 (Box 5 of 6)
02/24/14 Return receipt; Postage $23.99 (Box 6 of 6)
05/02/14 View Notice of filing petition for certiorari in U.S.S.C.


 


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