Students and Parents For Privacy et al v. United States Department of Education et al

Northern District of Illinois, ilnd-1:2016-cv-04945

STATUS Report (Joint) by Students and Parents for Privacy, V. W.

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Case: 1:16-cv-04945 Document #: 221 Filed: 08/23/18 Page 1 of 4 PageID #:3415 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS EASTERN DIVISION STUDENTS AND PARENTS FOR PRIVACY, et al., Case No. 1:16-cv-04945 Plaintiffs, The Honorable Jorge L. Alonso vs. SCHOOL DIRECTORS OF TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 211, COUNTY OF COOK AND STATE OF ILLINOIS, Defendant, and STUDENTS A, B, and C, by and through their parents and legal guardians Parents A, B, and C, and the ILLINOIS SAFE SCHOOLS ALLIANCE, Intervenor-Defendants. JOINT STATUS REPORT Plaintiffs filed their Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief on May 4, 2016 (ECF No. 1) and the parties litigated the ensuing motion for preliminary injunction (ECF No. 21), which relief was ultimately denied by this Court via its Memorandum Opinion and Order of December 29, 2017 (ECF No. 191). Per this Court's Minute Entry of January 25, 2018 (ECF No. 195), Plaintiffs filed their First Amended Complaint on February 15, 2018 (ECF No. 197). The Defendant School Directors of Township High School District 211 responded by moving to dismiss the amended complaint on April 2, 2018 (ECF No. 202), as did the Intervenor-Defendants (ECF No. 204). Those motions to dismiss are now fully briefed, with 1 Case: 1:16-cv-04945 Document #: 221 Filed: 08/23/18 Page 2 of 4 PageID #:3416 various supplemental authorities appropriately submitted, and the motion is pending this Court's decision. Per this Court's Minute Entry of April 9, 2018 (ECF No. 210), a status conference is set for August 30, 2018 at 9:30 a.m. The parties respectfully note that judicial efficiency may be served by striking that status conference date, which may be reset should the Court deny the motion to dismiss. Respectfully submitted this the 23rd day of August, 2018. By: /s/ Gary S. McCaleb THOMAS L. BREJCHA, IL 0288446 DOUGLAS G. WARDLOW, AZ 032028* PETER BREEN, IL 6271981 14033 Commerce Ave. NE #300-310 THOMAS OLP, IL 3122703 Prior Lake, MN 55372 THOMAS MORE SOCIETY (612) 840-8073 19 S. La Salle Street, Suite 603 dwardlowlaw@gmail.com Chicago, IL 60603 (312) 782-1680 GARY S. MCCALEB, AZ 018848* (312) 782 -1887 Fax JEANA HALLOCK, AZ 032678* tbrejcha@thomasmoresociety.org ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM pbreen@thomasmoresociety.org 15100 N. 90th Street tolp@thomasmoresociety.org Scottsdale, AZ 85260 (480) 444-0020 J. MATTHEW SHARP, GA 607842* (480) 444-0028 Fax ALLIANCE DEFENDING FREEDOM gmccaleb@adflegal.org 1000 Hurricane Shoals Road NE jhallock@adflegal.org Suite D-1100 Lawrenceville, Georgia 30043 (770) 339-0774 (770) 339-6744 Fax msharp@adflegal.org *Admitted Pro Hac Vice Attorneys for Plaintiffs 2 Case: 1:16-cv-04945 Document #: 221 Filed: 08/23/18 Page 3 of 4 PageID #:3417 /s/ Michael A. Warner (with permission) /s/ Laura R. Hammargren (with permission) Erin D. Fowler Britt M. Miller Sally J. Scott Laura R. Hammargren Jennifer A. Smith Linda X. Shi Michael A. Warner, Jr. Timothy S. Bishop FRANCZEK RADELET P.C. MAYER BROWN LLP 300 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 3400 71 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 Chicago, IL 60606 Patrick M. DePoy Catherine A. Bernard Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP MAYER BROWN LLP 161 N. Clark Street 1999 K Street, N.W. Suite 4300 Washington, DC 20006 Chicago, IL 60601 John A. Knight Attorneys for Defendant Board of Education ROGER BALDWIN FOUNDATION OF ACLU, INC. of Township High School District No. 211 150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 600 Chicago, IL 60601 Ria Tabacco Mar AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10004-2400 Attorneys for Intervenor Defendants Students A, B,and C, and the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance 3 Case: 1:16-cv-04945 Document #: 221 Filed: 08/23/18 Page 4 of 4 PageID #:3418 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on August 23, 2018, I electronically filed the foregoing document with the Clerk of Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the following counsel of record who are registered users of the ECF system: Erin D. Fowler Britt M. Miller Sally J. Scott Laura R. Hammargren Jennifer A. Smith Linda X. Shi Michael A. Warner, Jr. Timothy S. Bishop FRANCZEK RADELET P.C. MAYER BROWN LLP 300 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 3400 71 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 Chicago, IL 60606 Patrick M. DePoy Catherine A. Bernard Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP MAYER BROWN LLP 161 N. Clark Street 1999 K Street, N.W. Suite 4300 Washington, DC 20006 Chicago, IL 60601 John A. Knight Attorneys for Defendant Board of Education ROGER BALDWIN FOUNDATION OF ACLU, INC. of Township High School District No. 211 150 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 600 Chicago, IL 60601 Ria Tabacco Mar AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10004-2400 Attorneys for Intervenor Defendants Students A, B, and C, and the Illinois Safe Schools Alliance By: /s/ Gary S. McCaleb GARY S. MCCALEB Attorney for Plaintiffs 4