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08-042 - USA v. Dirr et al


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08-042 - USA v. Dirr et al
April 24, 2008
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MEMORANDUM AND ORDER as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr. The Dirrs are permitted to represent themselves and proceed pro se through the conclusion of this case as more fully set out in this order. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 4/24/08. (DCP) Copy mailed to Dirr's.MEMORANDUM AND ORDER as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr. The Dirrs are permitted to represent themselves and proceed pro se through the conclusion of this case as more fully set out in this order. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 4/24/08. (DCP) Copy mailed to Dirr's.
May 7, 2008
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MEMORANDUM AND ORDER as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr re 17 MOTION for Extension of Time to File filed by Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr. The Court will address Defendants' request for additional time to file pretrial motions, if and when, a formal motion for extension of time is filed. Until then, Defendants' motion deadline remains MAY 19, 2008. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 5/7/08. (DCP)MEMORANDUM AND ORDER as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr re 17 MOTION for Extension of Time to File filed by Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr. The Court will address Defendants' request for additional time to file pretrial motions, if and when, a formal motion for extension of time is filed. Until then, Defendants' motion deadline remains MAY 19, 2008. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 5/7/08. (DCP)
May 23, 2008
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MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting 23 MOTION to Amend/Revise Motion In Limine filed by USA. The government is directed to refile, in redacted form, any exhibits which contain personal identifiers of Defendants, unless the personal identifier is their home address. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 5/23/2008. (JDH) Copy mailed to Brett & Renee Dirr on 5/23/2008 (JDH).MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting 23 MOTION to Amend/Revise Motion In Limine filed by USA. The government is directed to refile, in redacted form, any exhibits which contain personal identifiers of Defendants, unless the personal identifier is their home address. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 5/23/2008. (JDH) Copy mailed to Brett & Renee Dirr on 5/23/2008 (JDH).
August 12, 2008
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MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting 45 Motion to Continue as to Brett Edward Dirr (1). The trial of this matter is reset to commence on March 31, 2009, at 9:00 a.m., before the Honorable Thomas W. Phillips, United States District Judge. All time between the August 7, 2008 hearing, and the new trial date of March 31, 2009, is fully excludable time under the Speedy Trial Act for the reasons set forth herein; Defense counsel for Mr. Dirr has through August 29, 2008, torespond to the governments pending motions and to file any motions on Mr. Dirrs behalf; and A motion hearing before the undersigned is set for September 30, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 08/12/2008. (KMK)MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting 45 Motion to Continue as to Brett Edward Dirr (1). The trial of this matter is reset to commence on March 31, 2009, at 9:00 a.m., before the Honorable Thomas W. Phillips, United States District Judge. All time between the August 7, 2008 hearing, and the new trial date of March 31, 2009, is fully excludable time under the Speedy Trial Act for the reasons set forth herein; Defense counsel for Mr. Dirr has through August 29, 2008, torespond to the governments pending motions and to file any motions on Mr. Dirrs behalf; and A motion hearing before the undersigned is set for September 30, 2008, at 1:30 p.m. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 08/12/2008. (KMK)
November 26, 2008
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ORDER as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 11/26/08. Defendants are ORDERED to appear for a status conference and supplemental motion hearing (to be set). Defendants further ORDERED to bring with them all of the items returned to the by the governemnt following the October 29 and 30 hearings. Government is ORDERED to bring all of the items that have not yet been returned. Government ORDERED to have witness available to explain why certain seized items were not returned. c/m Renee Dirr(NGW)ORDER as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 11/26/08. Defendants are ORDERED to appear for a status conference and supplemental motion hearing (to be set). Defendants further ORDERED to bring with them all of the items returned to the by the governemnt following the October 29 and 30 hearings. Government is ORDERED to bring all of the items that have not yet been returned. Government ORDERED to have witness available to explain why certain seized items were not returned. c/m Renee Dirr(NGW)
November 26, 2008
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REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr RECOMMINDING DENIAL re 50 MOTION to Dismiss, 57 MOTION to Dismiss, 62 MOTION to Dismiss, 54 Joint MOTION to Dismiss Indictment signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 11/26/08. (NGW) c/m Renee DirrREPORT AND RECOMMENDATION as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr RECOMMINDING DENIAL re 50 MOTION to Dismiss, 57 MOTION to Dismiss, 62 MOTION to Dismiss, 54 Joint MOTION to Dismiss Indictment signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 11/26/08. (NGW) c/m Renee Dirr
December 12, 2008
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ORDER granting 83 Motion for Counsel to Appear Telephonically as to Brett Edward Dirr (1). Counsel is directed to contact chambers well in advance of the hearing to get the necessary information to participate by telephone. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 12/12/2008. (Copy of order mailed to defendant Renee Dirr) (KMK)ORDER granting 83 Motion for Counsel to Appear Telephonically as to Brett Edward Dirr (1). Counsel is directed to contact chambers well in advance of the hearing to get the necessary information to participate by telephone. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 12/12/2008. (Copy of order mailed to defendant Renee Dirr) (KMK)
January 9, 2009
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ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr and Renee Dirr. Defendant's objections to the R&R, Docs. 8485and 89 are hereby OVERRULED in their entirety, whereby the R&R Doc. 81 is ACCEPTED IN WHOLE. Accordingly, defendants' motions to dismiss the indictment Docs. 505457 and 62 are DENIED. Signed by District Judge Thomas W Phillips on January 9, 2009. (RLK) Copy of Order mailed to Renee Dirr on 1/9/2009.ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr and Renee Dirr. Defendant's objections to the R&R, Docs. 8485and 89 are hereby OVERRULED in their entirety, whereby the R&R Doc. 81 is ACCEPTED IN WHOLE. Accordingly, defendants' motions to dismiss the indictment Docs. 505457 and 62 are DENIED. Signed by District Judge Thomas W Phillips on January 9, 2009. (RLK) Copy of Order mailed to Renee Dirr on 1/9/2009.
March 20, 2009
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MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting 102 Motion to Continue as to Renee Dirr (2); granting 103 Motion for Joinder. The trial of this matter is reset to commence on August 25, 2009, at 9:00 a.m., before the Honorable Thomas W. Phillips, United States District Judge; All time between the filing of the Motion to Continue on March 3, 2009, and the new trial date of August 25, 2009, is fully excludable time under the Speedy Trial Act; and The parties have until April 6, 2009, to file reply briefs limited to the issues raised in the supplemental briefs filed on February 13, 2009. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 3/20/2009. (DCP, )MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting 102 Motion to Continue as to Renee Dirr (2); granting 103 Motion for Joinder. The trial of this matter is reset to commence on August 25, 2009, at 9:00 a.m., before the Honorable Thomas W. Phillips, United States District Judge; All time between the filing of the Motion to Continue on March 3, 2009, and the new trial date of August 25, 2009, is fully excludable time under the Speedy Trial Act; and The parties have until April 6, 2009, to file reply briefs limited to the issues raised in the supplemental briefs filed on February 13, 2009. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 3/20/2009. (DCP, )
July 21, 2009
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MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting in part in that the government is ordered to provide a Bill of Particulars disclosing the locations of "and elsewhere" alleged in County One and denying in part in all other respects 53 Motion for Bill of Particulars as to Brett Edward Dirr (1), Renee Dirr (2) as more fully set out in this memorandum and order. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 7/21/2009. (COPY MAILED TO RENEE DIRR AT 4199 Burnett Rd., Walland, TN 37886.) (DCP, )MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting in part in that the government is ordered to provide a Bill of Particulars disclosing the locations of "and elsewhere" alleged in County One and denying in part in all other respects 53 Motion for Bill of Particulars as to Brett Edward Dirr (1), Renee Dirr (2) as more fully set out in this memorandum and order. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 7/21/2009. (COPY MAILED TO RENEE DIRR AT 4199 Burnett Rd., Walland, TN 37886.) (DCP, )
July 24, 2009
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REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr re 113 MOTION to Dismiss, 115 and MOTION to Strike as Untimely Renee Dirr's Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Venue: For the reasons set out, the Court RECOMMENDS that defendants Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Venue [Doc. 113] be denied as untimely and that the United States Motion to Strike as Untimely Renee Dirrs Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Venue [Doc. 115] be granted. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 7/24/2009. (DCP, )REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr re 113 MOTION to Dismiss, 115 and MOTION to Strike as Untimely Renee Dirr's Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Venue: For the reasons set out, the Court RECOMMENDS that defendants Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Venue [Doc. 113] be denied as untimely and that the United States Motion to Strike as Untimely Renee Dirrs Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Venue [Doc. 115] be granted. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 7/24/2009. (DCP, )
August 14, 2009
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MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting in part and denying in part 119 Motion for Joinder as to Brett Dirr (1) and 118 Motion to Compel as to Renee Dirr (2). Specifically, Mr. Dirrs request that the August 25, 2009 trial date be stricken is GRANTED; The trial of this matter is reset to commence on February 17, 2010, at 9:00 a.m., before the Honorable Thomas W. Phillips, United States District Judge; and All time between the filing of Mr. Dirrs Notice of Joinder of Motion to Compel Response to Motions, which was filed as a motion on July 20, 2009, and the new trial date of February 17, 2010, is fully excludable time under the Speedy Trial Act for the reasons more fully set out in this order. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 8/14/2009. (COPY OF THIS ORDER MAILED TO RENEE DIRR at 4199 Burnett Rd. Walland, TN 37886.) (DCP, )MEMORANDUM AND ORDER granting in part and denying in part 119 Motion for Joinder as to Brett Dirr (1) and 118 Motion to Compel as to Renee Dirr (2). Specifically, Mr. Dirrs request that the August 25, 2009 trial date be stricken is GRANTED; The trial of this matter is reset to commence on February 17, 2010, at 9:00 a.m., before the Honorable Thomas W. Phillips, United States District Judge; and All time between the filing of Mr. Dirrs Notice of Joinder of Motion to Compel Response to Motions, which was filed as a motion on July 20, 2009, and the new trial date of February 17, 2010, is fully excludable time under the Speedy Trial Act for the reasons more fully set out in this order. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 8/14/2009. (COPY OF THIS ORDER MAILED TO RENEE DIRR at 4199 Burnett Rd. Walland, TN 37886.) (DCP, )
August 28, 2009
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REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr re 55 MOTION to Suppress & Compel Return of Documents. For the reasons set in this order, the Court RECOMMENDS that Defendants Joint Motion to Suppress and Motion to Compel the Return of Defendants Documents [Doc. 55] be granted in part in that (1) a September 16, 2003 printout of an internet article entitled IRS and States Announce Partnership to Target Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions, (2) excerpts from the Master File Decoder by Christopher M. Hansen, (3) a folder labeled Cong. John Duncan, (4) a folder labeled Wallace Institute, (5) two volumes of the Organic Sovereign American FreemanCompendium, and (6) an unlabeled folder containing business cards and correspondence with David Miner should be suppressed. The defendants Joint Motion to Suppress should be denied in all other respects. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 8/28/2009. (COPY OF THIS R&R MAILED TO Renee Dirr AT 4199 Burnett Rd., Walland, TN 37886.) (DCP, )REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr, Renee Dirr re 55 MOTION to Suppress & Compel Return of Documents. For the reasons set in this order, the Court RECOMMENDS that Defendants Joint Motion to Suppress and Motion to Compel the Return of Defendants Documents [Doc. 55] be granted in part in that (1) a September 16, 2003 printout of an internet article entitled IRS and States Announce Partnership to Target Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions, (2) excerpts from the Master File Decoder by Christopher M. Hansen, (3) a folder labeled Cong. John Duncan, (4) a folder labeled Wallace Institute, (5) two volumes of the Organic Sovereign American FreemanCompendium, and (6) an unlabeled folder containing business cards and correspondence with David Miner should be suppressed. The defendants Joint Motion to Suppress should be denied in all other respects. Signed by Magistrate Judge C Clifford Shirley on 8/28/2009. (COPY OF THIS R&R MAILED TO Renee Dirr AT 4199 Burnett Rd., Walland, TN 37886.) (DCP, )
September 10, 2009
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ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr and Renee Dirr. Defendants' objections to the R&R, Doc. 127 are hereby OVERRULED in their entirety whereby the R&R, Doc. 123 is ACCEPTED IN WHOLE. Accordingly, defendants' motion to dismiss for lack of venue, Doc. 113 is DENIED in its entirety. The government's motion to strike the defendants' motion to dismiss as untimely, Doc. 115 is GRANTED. Signed by District Judge Thomas W Phillips on September 10, 2009. (RLK)ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr and Renee Dirr. Defendants' objections to the R&R, Doc. 127 are hereby OVERRULED in their entirety whereby the R&R, Doc. 123 is ACCEPTED IN WHOLE. Accordingly, defendants' motion to dismiss for lack of venue, Doc. 113 is DENIED in its entirety. The government's motion to strike the defendants' motion to dismiss as untimely, Doc. 115 is GRANTED. Signed by District Judge Thomas W Phillips on September 10, 2009. (RLK)
January 20, 2010
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ORDER ADOPTING 134 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr, and Renee Dirr. Defendants' objections to the R&R, Docs. 137, 138 are hereby OVERRULED in their entirety whereby the R&R, Doc. 134 is ACCEPTED IN WHOLE. Accordingly, defendants joint motion to suppress and motion to compel the return of documents, Doc. 55 is granted to the extent that (1) a September 16, 2003 printout of an internet article entitled "IRS and States Announce Partnership to Target Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions," (2) excerpts from the "Master File Decoder" by Christopher M.Hansen, (3) a folder labeled "Cong. John Duncan," (4) a folder labeled "Wallace Institute," (5) two volumes of the Organic Sovereign American Freeman Compendium, and (6) an unlabeled folder containing business cards and correspondence with David Miner are hereby SUPPRESSED. Defendants' joint motion to suppress is hereby DENIED in all other respects. Signed by District Judge Thomas W Phillips on January 20, 2010. (RLK)ORDER ADOPTING 134 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS as to Brett Edward Dirr, and Renee Dirr. Defendants' objections to the R&R, Docs. 137, 138 are hereby OVERRULED in their entirety whereby the R&R, Doc. 134 is ACCEPTED IN WHOLE. Accordingly, defendants joint motion to suppress and motion to compel the return of documents, Doc. 55 is granted to the extent that (1) a September 16, 2003 printout of an internet article entitled "IRS and States Announce Partnership to Target Abusive Tax Avoidance Transactions," (2) excerpts from the "Master File Decoder" by Christopher M.Hansen, (3) a folder labeled "Cong. John Duncan," (4) a folder labeled "Wallace Institute," (5) two volumes of the Organic Sovereign American Freeman Compendium, and (6) an unlabeled folder containing business cards and correspondence with David Miner are hereby SUPPRESSED. Defendants' joint motion to suppress is hereby DENIED in all other respects. Signed by District Judge Thomas W Phillips on January 20, 2010. (RLK)
January 8, 2014
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ORDER granting 174 Motion for Early Termination of Probation as to Brett Edward Dirr (1), and Renee Dirr (2). Signed by Chief District Judge Thomas A Varlan on January 8, 2014. (JAN, )ORDER granting 174 Motion for Early Termination of Probation as to Brett Edward Dirr (1), and Renee Dirr (2). Signed by Chief District Judge Thomas A Varlan on January 8, 2014. (JAN, )