UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
DEC X6 1988
MARY HUDDLE, et al., DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Plaintiffs, CLERK, U.S. DISTRICT COURT
v. Civil Action No. 88-3130
RONALD WILSON REAGAN, et al.,
The following memorializes the rulings made at the status
conference held this date:
The plaintiffs' motion for-leave to file a second amended
complaint is granted.
The federal government will accept service on the following
defendants: Ronald Wilson Reagan; Director, Office of Management
and Budget; United States Secret Service; Donald Hodel, Secretary,
Interior Department. The government is unable to accept service
on the following individuals until authorized to do such: Richard
Robbins, Randy Myers, Manus J. Fish, James Lindsey, Sandra Alley,
Captain Barrett, Lieutenant Hugh Irwin, Private Kevin Fornshill,
Private Leslie Waite and Private Michelle Berkowitz. The government, however, has no objection, nor does the Court, should William Thomas or any of the other
plaintiffs seek to effectuate service on the remaining federal
defendants. It is the government's understanding that service
has been made on Lynn Herring and Deputy Chief Langstrom. Arthur
Burger, Assistant Corporation Counsel, has entered his
for the District of Columbia, thereby accepting service for the
District of Columbia. He is, however, at this time unable, without
authorization, to accept service for Michael Canfield, Captain,
Metropolitan Police Department.
All named plaintiffs will proceed in in forma pauperis.
Mr. William Thomas will be the spokesperson for all plaintiffs
in this case as to legal issues, reserving the right to each named
plaintiff to speak, if he/she elects, on "personal principle."
The plaintiff Mary Huddle, while signing some of the pleadings,
has not signed all; it is possible, according to Mr. Thomas, that
she may not be returning to this area. Accordingly, should Ms.
Huddle fail to sign pleadings hereinafter filed by the plaintiffs,
she will be dismissed from this case as a party plaintiff for
failure to prosecute her action.
In order to expedite this matter, the Court has suggested,
and the parties have agreed, that the plaintiffs' motions for
temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction be converted
instead into a motion for permanent injunctive relief; the defendants
are to file their oppositions to that motion and their dispositive
motions on or before December 21, 1988; plaintiffs' oppositions
thereto must be filed no later than January 3, 1989, and the defendants'
replies, if any, shall be due on January 6.
A final hearing on these matters shall be held on January
9, 1989, at 9:00 a.m.: oral argument shall be limited to 1/2-hour
IT IS SO ORDERED.
December 5, 1988
//s// Joyce Hens Green
JOYCE HENS GREEN
United States District Judge