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Appellate Docket Sheet
  • 286734
  • 137136
  • CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION V SECRETARY OF STATE
    • 1
    • CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION
    • PL
    • RET 
      • (23657)
      • ELLSWORTH PETER H
      CO 
      • (23204)
      • PIRICH JOHN D
    • 2
    • ULRICH LOWELL R
    • PL
    • SAM 
    • 3
    • BISHOP MICHAEL
    • PL
    • SAM 
    • 4
    • CROPSEY ALAN L
    • PL
    • SAM 
    • 5
    • SMITH VIRGIL JR
    • PL
    • SAM 
    • 6
    • BRYANTON MIKE
    • PL
    • SAM 
    • 7
    • SECRETARY OF STATE
    • DF
    • AG 
      • (41535)
      • BARTON DENISE C
    • 8
    • BOARD OF STATE CANVASSERS
    • DF
    • SAM 
    • 9
    • REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW!
    • IN-DF
    • RET 
      • (37990)
      • NICKELHOFF ANDREW
    • 10
    • ATTORNEY GENERAL
    • AC
    • AG 
      • (67801)
      • SANDS MARK G
  • Case Concluded; File Archived
  • Closed
  • Election - Priority per MCR 7.213(C)(4)
  • 07/24/2008
  • 1
  • Complaint for Mandamus
Proof of Service Date 07/24/2008
Check # 44773
Fee $575.00
Receipt # 2867341
Answer Due 08/01/2008
Immediate Consideration Y
Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments personal service 7/24
  • 07/24/2008
  • 2
  • Order Appealed From
From MISC JURISDICTION - AGENCY
Case Number 00-000000
Nature of Case
Elections
  • 07/25/2008
  • 3
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 7 SECRETARY OF STATE DF
Attorney 41535 - BARTON DENISE C
Comments confirmed service, established answer due date of 8/1/08
  • 08/01/2008
  • 4
  • Answer - Complaint
Proof of Service Date 08/01/2008
Event No 1 Complaint for Mandamus
For Party 7 SECRETARY OF STATE DF
Filed By Attorney 41535 - BARTON DENISE C
  • 08/01/2008
  • 5
  • Motion: Intervene
Proof of Service Date 08/01/2008
Check # 115226
Fee $100.00
Receipt # 2867342
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Answer Due 08/08/2008
  • 08/01/2008
  • 6
  • Motion: Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/01/2008
Check # 115237
Fee $100.00
Receipt # 2867343
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Answer Due 08/08/2008
Comments for recusal
  • 08/01/2008
  • 7
  • Motion: Oral Argument
Proof of Service Date 08/01/2008
Check # 115259
Fee $100.00
Receipt # 2867344
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Answer Due 08/08/2008
  • 08/01/2008
  • 8
  • Answer - Complaint
Proof of Service Date 08/01/2008
Event No 1 Complaint for Mandamus
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
  • 08/04/2008
  • 10
  • Motion: Amicus Curiae Brief
Proof of Service Date 08/01/2008
Filed By Attorney 67801 - SANDS MARK G
For Party 10 ATTORNEY GENERAL AC
Fee Code STATE
Answer Due 08/15/2008
Comments on behalf of AG Cox- Amicus bf filed with motion
  • 08/04/2008
  • 11
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 1 Complaint for Mandamus
District L
Item # 1
  • 08/04/2008
  • 12
  • Order: Court`s Own Motion
Panel WDS,WCW,PMM
Immediate Consideration Granted
Comments All Motions Due 4PM 8/6/08; All Responses Due 4 PM 8/8/08; All Filings To Be Personally Served
  • 08/04/2008
  • 13
  • Order: Court`s Own Motion
Panel WDS,WCW,PMM
Comments Oral Argument On Motions Monday, Aug 11 @ 11:00 AM In Lans Hall of Justice; 30 Min OA Each Side
  • 08/04/2008
  • 14
  • Order: Court`s Own Motion
Panel WDS,WCW,PMM
Comments Oral Argument On the Complaint Tuesday, Aug 19 @ 1:00 P.M. In Hall of Justice; Each Side 30 Min.
  • 08/04/2008
  • 15
  • Telephone Contact
Comments Alerted Parties COA Order Was Issued; Copies Faxed & Sent Via 1st Class Mail
  • 08/04/2008
  • 35
  • Brief: Amicus Curiae
Proof of Service Date 08/01/2008
Filed By Attorney 67801 - SANDS MARK G
For Party 10 ATTORNEY GENERAL AC
Comments filed by AG- allowed per 8/12/08 order
  • 08/06/2008
  • 16
  • Motion: Reply to Answer
Proof of Service Date 08/06/2008
Check # 44799
Fee $100.00
Receipt # 2867345
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Answer Due 08/08/2008
Comments motion to file replies to answers to complaint filed by DF and IN-pers service
  • 08/07/2008
  • 17
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 16 Reply to Answer
District L
Item # 1
  • 08/07/2008
  • 18
  • Order: Grant - Generic
Event 16 Reply to Answer
Panel WDS,WCW,PMM
Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments Motion To File Replies Is Granted
  • 08/07/2008
  • 19
  • Telephone Contact
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments Spk W/Michelle @ J.Stuckey Ofc; Will Fax Order That Grants Mtn File Replies To All Ptys
  • 08/08/2008
  • 20
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/08/2008
Event No 5 Intervene
For Party 7 SECRETARY OF STATE DF
Filed By Attorney 41535 - BARTON DENISE C
Comments They Do Not Oppose Mtn To Intervene
  • 08/08/2008
  • 21
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/08/2008
Event No 6 Motion
For Party 7 SECRETARY OF STATE DF
Filed By Attorney 41535 - BARTON DENISE C
Comments Defer To Court's Discretion On Mtn To Recuse Filed by RMGN
  • 08/08/2008
  • 22
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/08/2008
Event No 7 Oral Argument
For Party 7 SECRETARY OF STATE DF
Filed By Attorney 41535 - BARTON DENISE C
Comments Do Not Oppose Mtn Filed by RMGN To Present Oral Argu
  • 08/08/2008
  • 23
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/08/2008
Event No 7 Oral Argument
For Party 7 SECRETARY OF STATE DF
Filed By Attorney 41535 - BARTON DENISE C
Comments Do Not Oppose Mtn File Amicus Curiae Filed By Atty Gen'l Cox
  • 08/08/2008
  • 24
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/08/2008
Event No 6 Motion
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments PL's Brief Opposing Mtn For Recuaal
  • 08/08/2008
  • 25
  • Reply to Answer - Panel Grtd Mot to File
Proof of Service Date 08/08/2008
Event No 4 Answer - Complaint
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments PL's Reply To Secy State's Answer To Complaint For Mandamus
  • 08/08/2008
  • 26
  • Reply to Answer - Panel Grtd Mot to File
Proof of Service Date 08/08/2008
Event No 4 Answer - Complaint
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments PL's Reply To Intervene DF's Arguments On The Merits
  • 08/11/2008
  • 27
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 5 Intervene
Event 7 Oral Argument
Event 10 Amicus Curiae Brief
District L
Item # 1
  • 08/11/2008
  • 32
  • Oral Argument Audio
  • 08/12/2008
  • 28
  • Order: Oral Argument - Grant
Event 5 Intervene
Event 7 Oral Argument
Event 10 Amicus Curiae Brief
Panel WDS,WCW,PMM
Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments motion to intervene GRANTED;Motion fl amicus curiae bf filed by AG is GRANTED
  • 08/12/2008
  • 29
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 6 Motion
District L
Item # 1
  • 08/13/2008
  • 33
  • Order: Deny - Generic
Event 6 Motion
Panel WDS,WCW,PMM
Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments motion for recusal denied-see order
  • 08/13/2008
  • 34
  • Verbal Order to Parties-Phone
Comments and faxed
  • 08/14/2008
  • 36
  • Notice Of Filing Transcript
Date 08/14/2008
Reporter 4685 - MEAGHER HEIDI M
Hearings
08/11/2008 oral argument
  • 08/14/2008
  • 37
  • Transcript Filed
Comments 8/11/08 oral argument tr
  • 08/14/2008
  • 38
  • Transcript Filed By Party
Date 08/14/2008
Reporter 4685 - MEAGHER HEIDI M
Comments 8/11/08 oral argument tr
  • 08/15/2008
  • 39
  • Correspondence Received
Date 08/15/2008
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments request to refer motion to recuse to Chief Judge MCR 2.003
  • 08/15/2008
  • 40
  • Motion: Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/15/2008
Check # 115368
Fee $100.00
Receipt # 2867346
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Answer Due 08/22/2008
Comments mtn for leave to file brief in support of referral under MCR 2.003;brief filed w/motion
  • 08/15/2008
  • 41
  • Motion: Immediate Consideration
Proof of Service Date 08/15/2008
Check # 115395
Fee $200.00
Receipt # 2867347
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Answer Due 08/22/2008
  • 08/15/2008
  • 42
  • Motion: Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/15/2008
Check # 115370
Fee $100.00
Receipt # 2867348
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Answer Due 08/22/2008
Comments mtn for leave to file surreply brief; brief filed w/motion
  • 08/15/2008
  • 43
  • Motion: Stay
Proof of Service Date 08/15/2008
Check # 115367
Fee $100.00
Receipt # 2867349
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Answer Due 08/29/2008
  • 08/15/2008
  • 46
  • Correspondence Sent
Comments To all parties - WCW directed referral of recusal to Chief Jdg per Pty 9 request.
  • 08/15/2008
  • 60
  • Brief: Reply
Proof of Service Date 08/15/2008
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Comments IN-DF sur-reply brief, approved by panel per 8/19/2008 order
  • 08/18/2008
  • 47
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 40 Motion
District L
Item # 0
  • 08/18/2008
  • 48
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/18/2008
Event No 42 Motion
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments answer to motion to file sur-reply brief
  • 08/18/2008
  • 49
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/18/2008
Event No 43 Stay
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments answer to motion for stay
  • 08/18/2008
  • 50
  • Other
Date 08/18/2008
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments objection to request for referral to chief judge under MCR 2.003(C), brief in support filed by PL
  • 08/18/2008
  • 51
  • Transcript Filed By Party
Date 08/18/2008
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments 8/11/08 hearing at COA
  • 08/18/2008
  • 52
  • Answer - Motion
Proof of Service Date 08/18/2008
Event No 43 Stay
For Party 7 SECRETARY OF STATE DF
Filed By Attorney 41535 - BARTON DENISE C
Comments answer to motn for stay
  • 08/18/2008
  • 53
  • Submitted on Special Motion Docket
Event 41 Immediate Consideration
Event 42 Motion
Event 43 Stay
District L
Item # 1
  • 08/18/2008
  • 54
  • Order: Order - Generic
Event 40 Motion
Panel HWS
Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments motion to file brief in support of referral GRANTED;no juris to decide disq- not individual judge
  • 08/18/2008
  • 55
  • Verbal Order to Parties-Phone
Comments and faxed
  • 08/18/2008
  • 56
  • Proof of Service - Generic
Date 08/18/2008
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments p/s via email of answers
  • 08/18/2008
  • 57
  • Other
Date 08/18/2008
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments brief in support of objection to referral to Chief Judge
  • 08/19/2008
  • 58
  • Proof of Service - Generic
Date 08/18/2008
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments p/s on AG amicus of motions and referral request
  • 08/19/2008
  • 59
  • Order: Grant - Generic
Event 41 Immediate Consideration
Event 42 Motion
Panel WDS,WCW,PMM
Immediate Consideration Granted
Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments motion to file sur-reply brief is GRANTED
  • 08/19/2008
  • 61
  • Oral Argument Audio
  • 08/20/2008
  • 62
  • Opinion - Per Curiam - Published
Pages 21
Panel WDS,WCW,PMM
Result Relief Granted
Comments No Costs; Public Question; Opinion has immediate effect. Retain Jurisdiction
  • 08/20/2008
  • 63
  • Order: Complaint for Mandamus - Grant - Peremptory Relief
Event 1 Complaint for Mandamus
Event 43 Stay
Panel WDS,WCW,PMM
Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments Deny motion for stay; Immediate Effect; Retain Jurisdiction
  • 08/20/2008
  • 64
  • Email Contact
Comments 8/20/08 Opinion and Order sent to parties
  • 08/22/2008
  • 65
  • SCt: Application for Leave to SCt
Supreme Court No 137136
Notice Date 08/22/2008
Fee Paid
Check No 33771
For Party 9
Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
  • 08/22/2008
  • 66
  • SCt Motion: Immediate Consideration
Notice Date 08/22/2008
Check No 33771
Party 9
Filed by Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
  • 08/22/2008
  • 67
  • SCt Motion: Miscellaneous
Notice Date 08/22/2008
Check No 33771
Party 9
Filed by Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments to recuse Justices Young and Markman
  • 08/25/2008
  • 68
  • SCt: Answer to SCt Motion
Filing Date 08/25/2008
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments response to recusal issue only; will respond seperately to APPL
  • 08/26/2008
  • 69
  • SCt: Miscellaneous Filing
Filing Date 08/26/2008
For Party 7 SECRETARY OF STATE DF
Filed By Attorney 55439 - MEINGAST HEATHER S
Comments letter from AG-won't respond to appl or recusal matters
  • 08/26/2008
  • 70
  • SCt: Answer - SCt Application/Complaint
Filing Date 08/26/2008
For Party 1 CITIZENS PROTECTING MICHIGAN'S CONSTITUTION PL
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
Comments answer to appl on merits
  • 08/27/2008
  • 71
  • SCt: Miscellaneous Filing
Filing Date 08/27/2008
For Party 10 ATTORNEY GENERAL AC
Filed By Attorney 67801 - SANDS MARK G
Comments Attorney General's amicus curiae brief
  • 08/27/2008
  • 72
  • SCt: Reply - SCt Application/Complaint
Filing Date 08/27/2008
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments Reply in support of APPL and recusal motion
  • 08/28/2008
  • 73
  • Transcript Filed By Party
Date 08/28/2008
Reporter 4685 - MEAGHER HEIDI M
Hearings
08/19/2008
Comments Filed by reporter.
  • 08/28/2008
  • 74
  • SCt: Reply - SCt Application/Complaint
Filing Date 08/28/2008
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments reply re: order of mandamus
  • 08/28/2008
  • 77
  • SCt Order: Miscellaneous Order - See Comments
Comments direct oral argument 090308 at 9:30 see order for statements re recusal
  • 08/29/2008
  • 79
  • SCt: Miscellaneous Filing
Filing Date 08/29/2008
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments proof of service
  • 08/29/2008
  • 80
  • SCt Motion: Housekeeping
Notice Date 08/29/2008
Check No 40018
Party 10
Filed by Attorney 49550 - RESTUCCIA B ERIC
Comments Attorney General's motion for oral argument
  • 08/29/2008
  • 81
  • SCt Motion: Immediate Consideration
Notice Date 08/29/2008
Check No 40018
Party 10
Filed by Attorney 49550 - RESTUCCIA B ERIC
  • 09/03/2008
  • 82
  • SCt Order: Chief Justice - Grant
Comments AG to have 10 min argument
  • 09/03/2008
  • 83
  • SCt Order: Miscellaneous Order - See Comments
Comments amend 082808 order to add statement by Kelly, J.
  • 09/03/2008
  • 84
  • SCt: Oral Arguments Held
Filing Date 09/03/2008
Filed By Attorney 23657 - ELLSWORTH PETER H
OA Y
Timely Y
Comments Orally argued on Appl for Lv to Appeal as provided in 7.302(G)(1)
  • 09/05/2008
  • 85
  • SCt: Miscellaneous Filing
Filing Date 09/05/2008
For Party 9 REFORM MICHIGAN GOVERNMENT NOW! IN-DF
Filed By Attorney 37990 - NICKELHOFF ANDREW
Comments supplement (attachment) to RMGN's emergency APPL, omitted from original filing
  • 09/05/2008
  • 86
  • SCt: Miscellaneous Filing
Filing Date 09/05/2008
For Party 10 ATTORNEY GENERAL AC
Filed By Attorney 49550 - RESTUCCIA B ERIC
Comments proof of service re: events 80 and 81
  • 09/08/2008
  • 87
  • SCt Order: Close
Comments CA affirmed as to result only - see order
  • 11/05/2008
  • 88
  • File Closed-Out
File Location F
  • 03/09/2009
  • 90
  • Michigan Appeals Reports Publication
280 Mich App 273
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