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APPEAL, CLOSED

U.S. District Court District of New Jersey [LIVE] (Camden) CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:09−cv−00253−JBS−JS
KERCHNER et al v. OBAMA et al Assigned to: Judge Jerome B. Simandle Referred to: Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider Case in other court: Third Circuit, 09−04209 Cause: 28:1331 Fed. Question Plaintiff CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR. represented by MARIO APUZZO 185 GATZMER AVENUE JAMESBURG , NJ 08831 (732) 521−1900 Fax: (732) 521−3906 Email: apuzzo@erols.com LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED Date Filed: 01/20/2009 Date Terminated: 10/20/2009 Jury Demand: None Nature of Suit: 890 Other Statutory Actions Jurisdiction: U.S. Government Defendant

Plaintiff LOWELL T. PATTERSON represented by MARIO APUZZO (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Plaintiff DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND represented by MARIO APUZZO (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Plaintiff DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. represented by MARIO APUZZO (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

V. Defendant BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II President Elect of the United States of America, President of the United States of America if Sworn In, and Indivdually represented by ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE 401 MARKET STREET P.O. BOX 2098 CAMDEN , NJ 08101 856−757−5105 Email: elizabeth.pascal@usdoj.gov LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Defendant UNITED STATES OF AMERICA represented by ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Defendant

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represented by ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Defendant UNITED STATES SENATE represented by ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Defendant UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES represented by ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Defendant RICHARD B. CHENEY President of the Senate, Presiding Officer of Joint Session of Congress, Vice President of the United States and Individually Defendant NANCY PELOSI Speaker of the House and Individually represented by ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED represented by ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL (See above for address) LEAD ATTORNEY ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Date Filed 01/20/2009

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1 COMPLAINT FOR EMERGENCY INJUNCTION, DECLARATORY RELIEF, MANDAMUS, and PETITION FOR QUO WARRANTO against UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES SENATE, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RICHARD B. CHENEY, NANCY PELOSI, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II ( Filing fee $ 350 receipt number 2353596.) (Summons not submitted), filed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR.(tf, ) (Entered: 01/21/2009) 2 AMENDED COMPLAINT against all defendants all defendants., filed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR.(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 01/21/2009) 3 AMENDED COMPLAINT SECOND AMENDED VERIFIED COMPLAINT AND PETITION FOR EMERGENCY INJUNCTION, DECLARATORY RELIEF, MANDAMUS, AND QUO WARRANTO against UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES SENATE, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RICHARD B. CHENEY, NANCY PELOSI, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II, filed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR.(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 02/09/2009) 4 Request for Summons to be Issued by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR as to UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES SENATE, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RICHARD B. CHENEY, NANCY PELOSI, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II. (APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 02/10/2009) CLERK'S OFFICE QUALITY CONTROL MESSAGE: Document 4 filed on 2/10/09 by MARIO APUZZO does not contain completed summonses. Please Refile. (js) (Entered: 02/11/2009)

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5 Request for Summons to be Issued by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR as to UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES SENATE, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, NANCY PELOSI, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Summons for Barack Hussein Obama II, # 2 Summons Summons United States of America, # 3 Summons Summons United States Congress, # 4 Summons Summons United States Senate, # 5 Summons Summons Nancy Pelosi, # 6 Summons Summons House of Rep., # 7 Summons Summons Richard B. Cheney)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 02/12/2009) 6 Summons Issued as to UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES SENATE, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RICHARD B. CHENEY, NANCY PELOSI, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II. Days Due − 60. (js) (Entered: 02/13/2009) 7 SUMMONS Returned Executed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II served on 2/17/2009, answer due 3/9/2009. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Return of Service on Marra, # 2 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Serve on Holder, # 3 Affidavit Return of Service on Obama)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 04/01/2009) 8 SUMMONS Returned Executed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA served on 2/17/2009, answer due 3/9/2009. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Return of Service on Marra, # 2 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Service on Holder)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 04/01/2009) 9 SUMMONS Returned Executed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. UNITED STATES CONGRESS served on 2/17/2009, answer due 3/9/2009. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Return of Service Affidavit on Marra, # 2 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Service on Holder)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 04/01/2009) 10 SUMMONS Returned Executed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. UNITED STATES SENATE served on 2/17/2009, answer due 3/9/2009. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Return of Service on Marra, # 2 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Service on Holder, # 3 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Servcice on Byrd, # 4 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Service on Biden)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 04/01/2009) 11 SUMMONS Returned Executed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES served on 2/17/2009, answer due 3/9/2009. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Return of Service on Marra, # 2 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Service on Holder, # 3 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Service on House)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 04/01/2009) 12 SUMMONS Returned Executed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. RICHARD B. CHENEY served on 2/17/2009, answer due 3/9/2009. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Return of Service Service on Marra, # 2 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Service on Holder, # 3 Affidavit Return of Service Service on Cheney)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 04/01/2009) 13 SUMMONS Returned Executed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. NANCY PELOSI served on 2/17/2009, answer due 3/9/2009. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Return of Service on Marra, # 2 Exhibit Express Mail Receipt Service on Holder, # 3 Affidavit Return of Service on Pelosi)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 04/01/2009) 14 NOTICE of Appearance by ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL on behalf of UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II (PASCAL, ELIZABETH) (Entered: 04/13/2009)

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15 Application and Proposed Order for Clerk's Order to extend time to answer as to Defendants United States of America and President Barack Hussein Obama. Attorney ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL and ELIZABETH ANN PASCAL for UNITED STATES OF AMERICA and BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II added. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(PASCAL, ELIZABETH) (Entered: 04/13/2009) 16 Clerk's Order to extend time to answer as to UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; answer due 5/5/2009; BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II; answer due 5/5/2009. (js) (Entered: 04/13/2009) 17 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer , Move or Otherwise Respond to the Complaint by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES SENATE, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RICHARD B. CHENEY, NANCY PELOSI, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Counsel in Support of the Motion, # 2 Statement No Brief is Necessary, # 3 Text of Proposed Order, # 4 Certificate of Service)(PASCAL, ELIZABETH) (Entered: 04/27/2009) Setting Deadlines as to 17 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer , Move or Otherwise Respond to the Complaint. Motion set for 6/1/2009 before Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider. The motion will be decided on the papers. No appearances required unless notified by the court. (js) (Entered: 04/27/2009) 18 **Stricken and Removed per Order 29 **Letter from CPT Pamela Barnett addressed to Judge Simandle and Judge Schneider dated 4/28/09. (js) (Entered: 05/01/2009) 19 **Stricken and Removed per Order 29 **Letters addressed to Judge Simandle, Re: Extensions to Defendants. (js) (Entered: 05/05/2009) 20 **Stricken and Removed per Order 29 **Letter from Joe Stanek addressed to Judge Simandle, Re: Extensions. (js) (Entered: 05/15/2009) 21 AFFIDAVIT in Opposition re 17 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer , Move or Otherwise Respond to the Complaint Declaration filed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. (APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 05/18/2009) 22 **Stricken and Removed per Order 29 **Letter from Michael S. Richardson addressed to Judge Schneider dated 5/20/09. (js) (Entered: 05/26/2009) 23 **Stricken and Removed per Order 29 **Letter from Richard Lawrence Fitzgerald addressed to Judge Schneider dated 4/29/09, Re: Extension. (js) (Entered: 05/27/2009) 24 **Stricken and Removed per Order 29 **Letter from Pat Byrne addressed to Judge Simandle, Re: Extension. (js) (Entered: 05/27/2009) 25 **Stricken and Removed per Order 29 **Letter from Nick Gaianno addressed to Judge Simandle, Re: Extension. (js) (Entered: 05/27/2009) 26 ORDER granting 17 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider on 6/8/09. (js) (Entered: 06/08/2009) 27 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES SENATE, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RICHARD B. CHENEY, NANCY PELOSI, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II. Responses due by 7/6/2009 (Attachments: # 1 Brief, # 2 Certificate of Service, # 3 Text of Proposed Order)(PASCAL, ELIZABETH) (Entered: 06/26/2009) Setting Deadlines as to 27 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint. Motion set for 7/20/2009 before Judge Jerome B. Simandle. The motion will be decided on the papers. No appearances required unless notified by the court. (js) (Entered: 06/26/2009) 28 LETTER ORDER addressed to Mr. Apuzzo, Re: Non−Party Correspondence. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider on 6/29/09. (js) (Entered: 06/30/2009) 29 ORDER directing the Clerk to strike and remove from the docket all letters from non−parties including but not limited to : Doc. Nos. 18,19,20,22,23,24 and 25. Signed

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by Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider on 6/29/09. (js) (Entered: 06/30/2009) 07/06/2009 30 Rule 7.1 Letter for extension of return date re 27 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint filed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. (APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 07/06/2009) 31 Letter from Elizabeth A. Pascal Objecting to Plaintiffs' Request for an Oversize Brief. (PASCAL, ELIZABETH) (Entered: 07/17/2009) 32 Letter from Mario Apuzzo Requesting Special Permission to Exceed 40−Page Limit to Opposition Brief re 27 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint. (APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 07/17/2009) 33 Letter from Mario Apuzzo (Amended) Requesting Special Permission to Exceed 40−Page Limit to Opposition Brief re 32 Letter, 27 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint. (APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 07/18/2009) 34 BRIEF in Opposition re 27 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint filed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. (APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 07/21/2009) 35 Certification of Mario Apuzzo, Esq. on behalf of CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR Re 34 Brief in Opposition to Motion. (APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 07/21/2009) 36 Cross MOTION for Leave to File Second Amended Verified Complaint and Petition for Emergency Injunction, Declaratory Relief, Mandamus, and Quo Warranto by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Certificate of Service)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 07/22/2009) Setting Deadlines as to 36 Cross MOTION for Leave to File Second Amended Verified Complaint and Petition for Emergency Injunction, Declaratory Relief, Mandamus, and Quo Warranto. Motion set for 8/17/2009 before Magistrate Judge Joel Schneider. The motion will be decided on the papers. No appearances required unless notified by the court. (js) (Entered: 07/23/2009) Resetting Deadlines as to 36 Cross MOTION for Leave to File Second Amended Verified Complaint and Petition for Emergency Injunction, Declaratory Relief, Mandamus, and Quo Warranto. Motion set for 8/17/2009 before Judge Jerome B. Simandle. The motion will be decided on the papers. No appearances required unless notified by the court. (js) (Entered: 07/27/2009) 37 REPLY BRIEF to Opposition to Motion re 27 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint, 36 Cross MOTION for Leave to File Second Amended Verified Complaint and Petition for Emergency Injunction, Declaratory Relief, Mandamus, and Quo Warranto filed by UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, UNITED STATES CONGRESS, UNITED STATES SENATE, UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES, RICHARD B. CHENEY, NANCY PELOSI, BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA, II. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(PASCAL, ELIZABETH) (Entered: 07/27/2009) 38 REPLY BRIEF to Opposition to Motion re 27 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint, 36 Cross MOTION for Leave to File Second Amended Verified Complaint and Petition for Emergency Injunction, Declaratory Relief, Mandamus, and Quo Warranto filed by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 07/31/2009) 39 Letter from Mario Apuzzo, Esq. re 27 MOTION to Dismiss the Complaint, 36 Cross MOTION for Leave to File Second Amended Verified Complaint and Petition for Emergency Injunction, Declaratory Relief, Mandamus, and Quo Warranto. (APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 10/01/2009) 40 Letter from Judge Simandle addressed to Counsel, Re: 39 Letter. (js) (Entered: 10/02/2009)

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41 OPINION FILED. Signed by Judge Jerome B. Simandle on 10/20/09. (js) (Entered: 10/21/2009) 42 ORDER granting 27 Motion to Dismiss, CASE CLOSED. Signed by Judge Jerome B. Simandle on 10/20/09. (js) (Entered: 10/21/2009) 43 NOTICE OF APPEAL as to 41 Opinion, 42 Order on Motion to Dismiss by CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR, LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND, DONALD H. NELSEN, JR. Filing fee $ 455, receipt number 03120000000002785015. The Clerk's Office hereby certifies the record and the docket sheet available through ECF to be the certified list in lieu of the record and/or the certified copy of the docket entries. Appeal Record due by 10/27/2009. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Service by Mario Apuzzo, Esq.)(APUZZO, MARIO) (Entered: 10/27/2009) 44 USCA Case Number 09−4209 for 43 Notice of Appeal (USCA), Notice of Appeal (USCA), Notice of Appeal (USCA) filed by DONALD H. NELSEN, JR., CHARLES F. KERCHNER, JR., LOWELL T. PATTERSON, DARRELL JAMES LENORMAND. USCA Case Manager Tina Koperna (Document Restricted − Court Only) (ca3tmk, ) (Entered: 11/09/2009)

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