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08-511 - In re BLACK FARMERS DISCRIMINATION LITIGATION


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08-511 - In re BLACK FARMERS DISCRIMINATION LITIGATION
November 7, 2008
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying as moot Plaintiffs' Motion to Modify Proposed Case Management Order No. 1 and Memorandum in Support 6; denying Supplemental Motion of Certain Plaintiffs to Modify Proposed Case Management Order No. 1 13; granting Plaintiffs' Motion for Immediate Status Conference 18. A status conference is hereby scheduled for November 14, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on 11/7/08. (lcplf2)
August 26, 2011
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER REGARDING FAIRNESS HEARING Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on 8/26/2011. (zmm, )
October 27, 2011
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ORDER and JUDGMENT granting (179) consent motion to approve appointment of the Track A and Track B neutral; granting (187) motion for final approval of the proposed class settlement in case 1:08-mc-00511-PLF; granting (22) Motion for Order; granting (26) Motion for Settlement in case 1:08-cv-01513-PLF; granting (69) Motion for Order; granting (73) Motion for Settlement in case 1:08-cv-02220-PLF; granting (50) Motion for Order; granting (54) Motion for Settlement in case 1:09-cv-01019-PLF; granting (46) Motion for Order; granting (50) Motion for Settlement in case 1:09-cv-01323-PLF; granting (62) Motion for Order; granting (66) Motion for Settlement in case 1:09-cv-01422-PLF; granting (31) Motion for Order; granting (36) Motion for Settlement in case 1:10-cv-00737-PLF; granting (33) Motion for Settlement; granting (29) Motion for Order in case 1:10-cv-00801-PLF; granting (27) Motion for Settlement; granting (23) Motion for Order in case 1:10-cv-01026-PLF; granting (23) Motion for Order; granting (27) Motion for Settlement in case 1:10-cv-01053-PLF. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on October 27, 2011.Associated Cases: 1:08-mc-00511-PLF, 1:08-cv-01513-PLF, 1:08-cv-02220-PLF, 1:09-cv-01019-PLF, 1:09-cv-01323-PLF, 1:09-cv-01422-PLF, 1:10-cv-00737-PLF, 1:10-cv-00801-PLF, 1:10-cv-01026-PLF, 1:10-cv-01053-PLF (MA)
October 27, 2011
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OPINION granting the motion for final approval of the proposed class settlement, granting the consent motion to approve appointment of the Track A and Track B neutral, and approving the revised Claim Form filed on October 7, 2011. An Order and Judgment consistent with this opinion shall issue this same day. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on October 27, 2011. Associated Cases: 1:08-mc-00511-PLF, 1:08-cv-01513-PLF, 1:08-cv-02220-PLF, 1:09-cv-01019-PLF, 1:09-cv-01323-PLF, 1:09-cv-01422-PLF, 1:10-cv-00737-PLF, 1:10-cv-00801-PLF, 1:10-cv-01026-PLF, 1:10-cv-01053-PLF (MA)
February 6, 2012
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ORDER OF REFERENCE: APPOINTMENT OF OMBUDSMAN: Ordered that Stephen Carpenter is appointed as independent Ombudsman under the Settlement Agreement, effective February 6, 2012, and that Alva Waller is appointed Deputy Ombudsman, effective February 6, 2012, each of whom shall have all of the responsibilities and obligations required under the Settlement Agreement and the October 27, 2011 Order and Judgment of this Court. See Order for further specifics. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on 2/6/2012. (zmm, )
February 10, 2012
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying 265 BFAA's Motion for Reconsideration. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on February 10, 2012. (MA)
December 7, 2012
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MEMORANDUM OPINION that the Court will decide the Motion for Award of Attorneys' Fees and Expenses based on the papers that have been filed and intends to issue a decision in January 2013. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on December 7, 2012. (MA)
June 21, 2013
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying 360 motion to further modify final order and judgment. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on June 21, 2013. (MA)
July 11, 2013
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OPINION granting class counsel's updated motion for an award of attorneys' fees and expenses. An order consistent with this opinion will issue this same day. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on July 11, 2013. (MA)
August 23, 2013
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ORDER granting 375 Lead Class Counsel's unopposed motion for approval of distribution of funds, and the payments detailed in the Corrected Preliminary Final Accounting (dated August 15, 2013) prepared by the Claims Administrator and attached as Exhibit A to the Notice of filing submitted by Lead Class Counsel on August 15, 2013 are approved. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on August 23, 2013. (MA)
December 31, 2013
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on 12/31/2013. (zmm, )
March 5, 2014
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying [390, 391, 392, 393, 394] claimants' pro se motions seeking reconsideration of their claim determinations. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on March 5, 2014. (MA)
September 3, 2015
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER that the parties shall submit memoranda addressing the issues outlined in this memorandum opinion and order on or before October 9, 2015. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on September 3, 2015.(MA)
November 19, 2015
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER regarding cy pres issues. The government shall file its memorandum of law on or before December 4, 2015; class counsel shall file its memorandum of law on or before December 18, 2015; any amicus brief shall be filed on or before December 31, 2015; the government's reply shall be due on or before January 15, 2016; and class counsel's reply shall be due on or before January 15, 2016. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on November 19, 2015. (MA)
April 8, 2016
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER. The Court will enforce the cy pres provision of the Settlement Agreement as modified, Section V.E.13 405. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on April 8, 2016. (MA)
June 8, 2016
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MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER re JAMS' final invoice for Track A and Track B Neutral services provided in implementing the Settlement Agreement. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on June 8, 2016. (MA)
January 10, 2018
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funds designated amounts to designated organizations. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on January 10, 2018. (MA)ORDER granting 496 Lead Class Counsel's motion to designate cy pres beneficiaries and approve partial distribution of cy pres funds pursuant to the settlement agreement. The Claims Administrator shall distribute from the remaining settlement
January 10, 2018
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same day. Signed by Judge Paul L. Friedman on January 10, 2018. (MA)MEMORANDUM OPINION granting 496 Lead Class Counsel's motion to designate the cy pres beneficiaries recommended by class counsel and approve the proposed distribution of funds. An Order consistent with this Memorandum Opinion shall issue this