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Case Docket Number Search Results - 150019
Appellate Docket Sheet
  • 323326
  • 150019
  • IN RE CITY OF BENTON HARBOR MAYORAL RECALL ELECTION
    • 1
    • BERRIEN COUNTY CLERK
    • AT
    • RET 
      • (26290)
      • GORDON GARY P
    • 2
    • HIGHTOWER JAMES MAYOR
    • AE
    • PRO 
    • 3
    • MUHAMMAD MARCUS COMMISSIONER
    • AE
    • PRO 
    • 4
    • BENTON HARBOR CITY OF
    • AE
    • RET 
      • (31333)
      • HYRNS RANDY S
    • 5
    • BENTON HARBOR CITY CLERK
    • AE
    • SAM 
    • 6
    • CORNELIUS JAMES
    • AE
    • RET 
      • (72121)
      • LA PIETRA JOHN ANTHONY
    • 7
    • MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY CLERKS
    • AC
    • RET 
      • (69333)
      • WALLACE G ALAN
    • 8
    • AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FUND
    • AC
    • RET 
      • (35661)
      • BREWER MARK
    • 9
    • SECRETARY OF STATE
    • AC
    • AG 
      • (67762)
      • SHERMAN ANN M
  • Case Concluded; File Archived
  • Closed
  • Priority Case; Election - Priority per MCR 7.213(C)(4)
  • Decision requested by 9/8/14 - parties have consented to e-mail & e-service
  • 08/25/2014
  • 1
  • Claim of Appeal - Civil
Proof of Service Date 08/25/2014
Register of Actions Y
Fee Code EPAY
Attorney 26290 - GORDON GARY P
  • 08/12/2014
  • 2
  • Order Appealed From
From BERRIEN CIRCUIT COURT
Case Number 2014-000117-AW
Trial Court Judge 12735 DEWANE JOHN E
Nature of Case
Elections
  • 08/25/2014
  • 3
  • Transcript Requested By Atty Or Party
Date 08/12/2014
Timely Y
Reporter 3572 - BURTON VIVIAN V
Filed By Attorney 26290 - GORDON GARY P
Hearings
08/07/2014 Non-Jury Trial
  • 08/25/2014
  • 4
  • Motion: Peremptory Reversal
Proof of Service Date 08/25/2014
Filed By Attorney 26290 - GORDON GARY P
For Party 1 BERRIEN COUNTY CLERK AT
Immediate Consideration Y
Answer Due 08/29/2014
  • 08/25/2014
  • 6
  • Motion: Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/25/2014
Filed By Attorney 26290 - GORDON GARY P
For Party 1 BERRIEN COUNTY CLERK AT
Answer Due 08/29/2014
Comments Motion to Waive Filing of the Record
  • 08/26/2014
  • 7
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 4 Peremptory Reversal
Event 6 Motion
District G
Item # 1
  • 08/26/2014
  • 8
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 6 CORNELIUS JAMES AE
Attorney 72121 - LA PIETRA JOHN ANTHONY
Comments Will file answer to emergency motions by Friday, 8/29
  • 08/26/2014
  • 9
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 2 HIGHTOWER JAMES MAYOR AE
Comments Advised pro per parties 2 & 3 answer to emerg motions due on Friday, 8/29
  • 08/26/2014
  • 10
  • Steno Certificate - Tr Request Received
Date 08/14/2014
Timely Y
Reporter 3572 - BURTON VIVIAN V
Hearings
08/07/2014 Non-Jury Trial
  • 08/26/2014
  • 12
  • Steno Certificate - Tr Request Received
Date 08/14/2014
Timely Y
Reporter 3572 - BURTON VIVIAN V
Hearings
05/19/2014
  • 08/26/2014
  • 13
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 3 MUHAMMAD MARCUS COMMISSIONER AE
Pro Per
Comments Party 3 will not be filing an answer to emerg motions
  • 08/27/2014
  • 14
  • Correspondence Sent
For Party 1 BERRIEN COUNTY CLERK AT
Attorney 26290 - GORDON GARY P
Comments Chf Clk Advise COA Will Refund $100 Overpayment Directly To Law Firm Which Is Vendor W/St MI
  • 08/27/2014
  • 15
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 4 BENTON HARBOR CITY OF AE
Attorney 31333 - HYRNS RANDY S
Comments atty will not be filing an answer to emergency motions
  • 08/27/2014
  • 16
  • Proof of Service - Generic
Date 08/26/2014
For Party 1 BERRIEN COUNTY CLERK AT
Attorney 26290 - GORDON GARY P
Comments service of claim & motns on parties 2 & 3 via email
  • 08/27/2014
  • 17
  • Motion: Amicus Curiae Brief
Proof of Service Date 08/28/2014
Check # 429742
Fee $300.00
Receipt # 3233261
Filed By Attorney 69333 - WALLACE G ALAN
For Party 7 MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY CLERKS AC
Immediate Consideration Y
Answer Due 08/29/2014
Comments brief filed with motion
  • 08/27/2014
  • 45
  • Brief: Amicus Curiae
Proof of Service Date 08/28/2014
Filed By Attorney 69333 - WALLACE G ALAN
For Party 7 MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY CLERKS AC
Comments accepted per 9/4/14 order
  • 08/28/2014
  • 18
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 7 MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY CLERKS AC
Attorney 69333 - WALLACE G ALAN
Comments advised atty's assistant need personal service of motns & bf
  • 08/28/2014
  • 19
  • Concurrence
Proof of Service Date 08/28/2014
Event No 4 Peremptory Reversal
For Party 2 HIGHTOWER JAMES MAYOR AE
  • 08/28/2014
  • 20
  • Proof of Service - Generic
Date 08/28/2014
For Party 7 MICHIGAN ASSOCIATION OF COUNTY CLERKS AC
Attorney 69333 - WALLACE G ALAN
Comments service of mot Amicus Brief, brief, & mot I/C by hand delivery
  • 08/28/2014
  • 21
  • Telephone Contact
Comments parties 1-4 do not intend on filing answer to mot Amicus brief
  • 08/28/2014
  • 22
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 6 CORNELIUS JAMES AE
Attorney 72121 - LA PIETRA JOHN ANTHONY
Comments atty to file answer to mot Amicus brief, or advise no answer to be filed, 5PM Fri 8/29
  • 08/28/2014
  • 23
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 17 Amicus Curiae Brief
District G
Item # 1
  • 08/29/2014
  • 24
  • Motion: Amicus Curiae Brief
Proof of Service Date 08/29/2014
Filed By Attorney 35661 - BREWER MARK
For Party 8 AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FUND AC
Fee Code EPAY
Answer Due 08/29/2014
Comments brief filed with motion
  • 08/29/2014
  • 25
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 8 AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FUND AC
Attorney 35661 - BREWER MARK
Comments left message for atty advising need motn i/c & svc on add'l parties - asked for return call
  • 08/29/2014
  • 26
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 8 AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FUND AC
Attorney 35661 - BREWER MARK
Comments atty LaPietra did consent to e-service of motn; atty will serve ptys 2-4 & file mot i/c
  • 08/29/2014
  • 27
  • Motion: Amicus Curiae Brief
Proof of Service Date 08/29/2014
Filed By Attorney 67762 - SHERMAN ANN M
For Party 9 SECRETARY OF STATE AC
Fee Code STATE
Answer Due 09/02/2014
Comments brief filed with motion
  • 08/29/2014
  • 28
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 9 SECRETARY OF STATE AC
Attorney 67762 - SHERMAN ANN M
Comments advised need motn I/C & svc on parties by hand delivery or alternate
  • 08/29/2014
  • 29
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/29/2014
Event No 4 Peremptory Reversal
For Party 6 CORNELIUS JAMES AE
Filed By Attorney 72121 - LA PIETRA JOHN ANTHONY
Comments answer mot i/c & peremptory reversal
  • 08/29/2014
  • 30
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/29/2014
Event No 6 Motion
For Party 6 CORNELIUS JAMES AE
Filed By Attorney 72121 - LA PIETRA JOHN ANTHONY
Comments answer mot waive filing of record
  • 08/29/2014
  • 31
  • Motion: Immediate Consideration
Proof of Service Date 08/29/2014
Filed By Attorney 35661 - BREWER MARK
For Party 8 AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FUND AC
Fee Code EPAY
Answer Due 09/05/2014
  • 08/29/2014
  • 32
  • Proof of Service - Generic
Date 08/29/2014
For Party 8 AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FUND AC
Attorney 35661 - BREWER MARK
Comments service of mot amicus bf on ptys 2-4
  • 08/29/2014
  • 33
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 24 Amicus Curiae Brief
Event 31 Immediate Consideration
District G
Item # 1
  • 08/29/2014
  • 46
  • Brief: Amicus Curiae
Proof of Service Date 08/29/2014
Filed By Attorney 35661 - BREWER MARK
For Party 8 AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FUND AC
Comments accepted per 9/4/14 order
  • 08/29/2014
  • 47
  • Brief: Amicus Curiae
Proof of Service Date 08/29/2014
Filed By Attorney 67762 - SHERMAN ANN M
For Party 9 SECRETARY OF STATE AC
Comments accepted per 9/4/14 order
  • 09/02/2014
  • 35
  • Other
Date 09/02/2014
For Party 1 BERRIEN COUNTY CLERK AT
Attorney 26290 - GORDON GARY P
Comments amended pg 1 to mot i/c to clarify action needed by 9/8/14
  • 09/02/2014
  • 36
  • Motion: Immediate Consideration
Proof of Service Date 09/02/2014
Filed By Attorney 67762 - SHERMAN ANN M
For Party 9 SECRETARY OF STATE AC
Fee Code STATE
Answer Due 09/02/2014
  • 09/02/2014
  • 37
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 27 Amicus Curiae Brief
Event 36 Immediate Consideration
District G
Item # 1
  • 09/02/2014
  • 38
  • Proof of Service - Generic
Date 09/02/2014
For Party 9 SECRETARY OF STATE AC
Attorney 67762 - SHERMAN ANN M
Comments service of motion for i/c
  • 09/02/2014
  • 39
  • Appearance - Appellee
Date 08/29/2014
For Party 4 BENTON HARBOR CITY OF AE
Attorney 31333 - HYRNS RANDY S
  • 09/03/2014
  • 40
  • Notice Of Filing Transcript
Date 09/02/2014
Reporter 3572 - BURTON VIVIAN V
Hearings
08/07/2014 Non-Jury Trial
  • 09/03/2014
  • 41
  • Notice Of Filing Transcript
Date 09/02/2014
Reporter 3572 - BURTON VIVIAN V
Hearings
05/19/2014
  • 09/04/2014
  • 42
  • Order: Amicus Brief - Grant
Event 17 Amicus Curiae Brief
Event 24 Amicus Curiae Brief
Event 27 Amicus Curiae Brief
Event 31 Immediate Consideration
Event 36 Immediate Consideration
Panel DHS,JPH,JMB
Immediate Consideration Granted
Attorney 69333 - WALLACE G ALAN
Comments grant motns to file Amicus Bfs on behalf of MI Assn of Cnty Clks, ACLU, & Secretary of State
  • 09/04/2014
  • 43
  • Order: Peremptory Reversal - Grant
Event 4 Peremptory Reversal
Event 6 Motion
Panel DHS,JPH,JMB
Immediate Consideration Granted
Attorney 26290 - GORDON GARY P
Comments same order as evt 42; grt mot waive filing of rec; grnt per reversal & remand to Circ Ct - see order
  • 09/04/2014
  • 44
  • Verbal Order to Parties-Phone
Comments left messages for mayor, comm'r, & attys Hyrns & LaPietra; verbal to AT atty's assistant, AC attys
  • 09/04/2014
  • 48
  • Telephone Contact
Comments Returned call to Fox 28 reporter re order issued today, read order result to him at 1:20 pm
  • 09/05/2014
  • 49
  • SCt: Application for Leave to SCt
Supreme Court No 150019
Notice Date 09/05/2014
Fee Indigent Person
For Party 6
Attorney 72121 - LA PIETRA JOHN ANTHONY
  • 09/05/2014
  • 50
  • SCt Motion: Immediate Consideration
Notice Date 09/05/2014
Party 6
Filed by Attorney 72121 - LA PIETRA JOHN ANTHONY
  • 09/05/2014
  • 51
  • SCt Motion: Waive Fees
Party 6
Filed by Attorney 72121 - LA PIETRA JOHN ANTHONY
  • 09/10/2014
  • 52
  • SCt: Miscellaneous Filing
Filing Date 09/10/2014
For Party 9 SECRETARY OF STATE AC
Filed By Attorney 67762 - SHERMAN ANN M
Comments Copy of Secy of State's amicus curiae brief filed at CoA
  • 09/10/2014
  • 53
  • SCt: Answer - SCt Application/Complaint
Filing Date 09/10/2014
For Party 1 BERRIEN COUNTY CLERK AT
Filed By Attorney 26290 - GORDON GARY P
  • 09/11/2014
  • 54
  • SCt Motion: Amicus - Leave Application
Notice Date 09/12/2014
Check No 4386
Party 7
Filed by Attorney 62101 - TREBILCOCK CHRISTOPHER M
  • 09/11/2014
  • 55
  • SCt Motion: Immediate Consideration
Notice Date 09/12/2014
Check No 44386
Party 7
Filed by Attorney 62101 - TREBILCOCK CHRISTOPHER M
  • 09/17/2014
  • 56
  • SCt Order: Deny Application/Complaint
Comments Grant motions for immediate consideration, to participate as amicus, and for fee waiver.
  • 10/08/2014
  • 57
  • SCt Motion: Reconsideration
Notice Date 10/21/2014
Party 6
Filed by Attorney 62101 - TREBILCOCK CHRISTOPHER M
  • 10/23/2014
  • 59
  • File Closed-Out
File Location F
  • 12/30/2014
  • 60
  • SCt Order: Reconsideration - Deny
  • 11/17/2015
  • 61
  • Copy Request Fulfilled
Date 11/13/2015
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