Citizens For Responsibility and Ethics in Washington v. Federal Election Commission

District of Columbia, dcd-1:2004-cv-02145

ORDER granting {{6}} Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge John D. Bates on 11/14/2005.(lcjdb1)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON, Plaintiff, v. Civil Action No. 04-2145 (JDB) FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION, Defendant. ORDER Upon consideration of the defendant Federal Election Commission's motion for summary judgment, the reply of plaintiff Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, the hearing held on November 4, 2005, and the entire record herein, and for the reasons stated in the Memorandum Opinion issued on this date, it is this 14th day of November, 2005 hereby ORDERED that the motion for summary judgment is GRANTED, and this action is dismissed for lack of standing. /s/ John D. Bates JOHN D. BATES United States District Judge Dated: November 14, 2005 Copies to: Anne L. Weismann CITIZENS FOR RESPONSIBILITY AND ETHICS IN WASHINGTON -1- 11 Dupont Circle, NW Second Floor Washington, DC 20036 (202) 588-5565 Fax: (301) 913-9150 Email: aweismann@citizensforethics.org Melanie Togman Sloan CITIZEN FOR RESPONSIBLITY & ETHICS 11 Dupont Circle, NW 2nd Floor Washington, DC 20036 (202) 588-5565 Fax: 202-588-5020 Email: msloan@citizensforethics.org Counsel for plaintiff David Brett Kolker FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION Litigation Division 999 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20463-0002 (202) 694-1650 Fax: (202) 219-0260 Email: dkolker@fec.gov Kai Richter FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION 999 E Street, NW Washington, DC 20463 (202) 694-1650 Email: krichter@fec.gov Counsel for defendant -2-