Liberty Fund, Inc. v. Chao

District of Columbia, dcd-1:2004-cv-00915

ORDER granting respondents' motion for summary judgment and denying petitioners' cross-motion for summary judgment. Signed by Judge John D. Bates on 9/30/2005. Associated Cases: 1:04-cv-00915-JDB,1:05-cv-00142-JDB,1:05-cv-00144-JDB,1:05-cv-00145-JDB,1:05-cv-00147-JDB,1:05-cv-00148-JDB,1:05-cv-00149-JDB,1:05-cv-00150-JDB,1:05-cv-00156-JDB,1:05-cv-00258-JDB,1:05-cv-00259-JDB,1:05-cv-00260-JDB,1:05-cv-00261-JDB,1:05-cv-00262-JDB,1:05-cv-00412-JDB

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA LIBERTY FUND, INC., Petitioner, v. Civil Action No. 04-0915 (JDB) (and consolidated cases No. 05-142, 05-144, 05-145, 05-147, 05-148, 05-149, 05-150, 05-156, 05-258, 05-259, 05-260, 05-261, 05-262, and 05-412) ELAINE CHAO, Secretary of Labor, et al. Respondents. ORDER Upon consideration of [#24] respondents' motion to dismiss or, in the alternative, for summary judgment, [#27] petitioners' cross-motion for summary judgment, and [#34, #35] petitioners' notices of dismissal of Civil Actions No. 05-149, 05-142, and 05-258, and for the reasons stated in the memorandum opinion issued on this date, it is hereby ORDERED that the following actions are dismissed: Heritage Contracting LLC v. Chao, Civil Action No. 05-149; North Carolina Hospitality Group v. Chao, Civil Action No. 05-142; and Gaffar v. Chao, Civil Action No. 05-258; it is further ORDERED that respondents' motion for summary judgment is GRANTED; it is further ORDERED that petitioners' cross-motion for summary judgment is DENIED; and it is further ORDERED that judgment is entered for respondents. /s/ JOHN D. BATES United States District Judge Date: September 30, 2005 Copies to: Paul Shearman Allen James T. Reynolds PAUL SHEARMAN ALLEN & ASSOCIATES 1329 18th Street, NW Washington, DC 20036 Email: paulallen@drgreencard.com, jamestreynolds@drgreencard.com Edward Lamar Allen 1400 Locust Rd., NW Washington, DC 20012 Mark Anthony Mancini WASSERMAN, MANCINI & CHANG 1915 I St., NW, Suite 400 Washington, DC 20006 Email: wmclawfirm@aol.com Counsel for petitioners Heather R. Phillips Megan Lindholm Rose U.S. ATTORNEY'S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA 555 4th Street, NW Washington, DC 20530 Email: heather.phillips@usdoj.gov, megan.rose@usdoj.gov Counsel for respondents