Sunday, December 31, 2017

2017 End-of-Year Index of blawg posts on student loans and consumer debt issues


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Leandra English v Donald Trump et Mick Mulvaney Non-news in lieu of Big News: Oral arguments heard 12/22/2017, English bid for preliminary injunction taken under advisement. - Docket with Amici Roster and List of Attorneys. EVOLVING STORY: Leandra-English-v-Mulvaney-and-President-Trump-CFPB-Leadership-Fight (injunction suit docket) 12/27/17

NCSLT as an original creditor? - Another court finds misrepresentation as to identity of lender in private student debt collection suit, denies defendant law firm's motion for summary judgment in FDCPA class action suit. FILED UNDER: FDCPA, misrepresentation-by-debt-collector, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans - posted 12/21/17

Show me the Note, not to mention the Valid-when-made Doctrine. The curious case of Madden Madness and its Spread beyond Midland. TAGS: alternative-theories, federal-preemption, National-Bank-Act, post-chargeoff-interest, usury - posted 12/17/17

Other Circuits should follow the Second Circuit in Madden v Midland Funding and create national uniformity in protecting pre-crash victims of predatory lending (2017 Law Review article by Angel Rzeslawski) (paraphrased). TOPCIS: federal-preemption, MIDLAND-FUNDING-LLC, National-Bank-Act, predatory-lending-issue, usury – posted 12/12/17

Rich Reister vs. Wretched Reynolds – Disparate treatment of lawyers reaching out to people in need of legal services too quickly under Texas anti-Barratry Statute is ... rather troubling TAGS: lawfirm-marketing, solicitation, barratry – posted on 12/11/17

Attack on default judgment after trial no-show successful on appeal - Midland Funding v. Rosa Gonzales (Tex.App. - Eastland Sep. 21, 2017). TOPICS: challenge-to-default-judgment, due-process, insufficient-notice-of-hearing-or-trial, MIDLAND-FUNDING-LLC, motion-for-new-trial – posted on 12/10/17

Court of Appeals lectures pro se appellant on how he went wrong; - lessons are worth heeding. PRO SE LITIGATION TOPICS: bill-of-review, common-errors-when-appealing-a-judgment, post-judgment-relief, pro-se – posted on 12/10/17

No "Restricted Appeal" if a post-judgment motion was filed; DEFAULT JUDGMENT TOPICS: attempted pro se appeal dismissed appeal-from-default-judgment, challenged-to-default-judgment, motion-for-new-trial, post-judgment-motions, post-judgment-relief – posted on 12/9/17

CFPB vs NCSLT vs PHEAA dba AES update: Copy of Granted Proposed Order resolving Trust residuals ownership issue filed in Delaware federal court. TAGS: CFPB, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts. TAGS:  private-student-loans, SLABs - posted on 12/7/17

SIC, SIC or just plain Oops in English v Trump .... and Cannons of Construction at the TRO Hearing. DEVELOPING STORY: CFPB, Leandra-English-v-Mulvaney-and-President-Trump-CFPB-Leadership-Fight – posted on 12/4/17

Sample Motion to Vacate Default Judgment granted in favor of National Collegiate Student Loan Trust based on faulty TSI Affidavit [Texas pro se template]. TOPICS: default-judgment, motion-for-new-trial, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, no-answer-default-judgment, post-judgment-motions, post-judgment-relief, sample-pleadings, Transworld-System-Inc – posted on 12/2/17

Securitization industry group files Amicus brief, joins chorus of objectors to proposed CFPB-NCSLT Deal in Delaware federal Court. TAGS: amicus-curiae, CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans, SLABs, Transworld-System-Inc – posted on 11/30/17

Friend of the Court from Texas: Ken Paxton's bid to join the fight over CFPB leadership temporarily rebuffed. TAGS: amicus-curiae, CFPB, Leandra-English-v-Mulvaney-and-President-Trump-CFPB-Leadership-Fight – posted on 11/29/17

Leandra English Complaint Verbatim - Deputy Director of the CFPB aka "Rogue Agency" vs Donald "Lets-Gum-up-the-Works" Trump. TAGS: CFPB, Leandra-English-v-Mulvaney-and-President-Trump-CFPB-Leadership-Fight – posted on 11/27/17

Okay for debt collector to execute on debtor's FDCPA claim against it as a debtor asset, then dismiss it? - 9th Circuit says No (Arellano v Clark Cty. Collection Serv.). CASE LAW UPDATE: FDCPA, federal-laws-relevant-to-debt-collection, judgment-execution-garnishment, unfair-debt-collection – reposted 11/22/17

CFPB takes action against Citibank over faults in Student Loan Servicing (press release re-post). TAGS: CFPB, Citibank, federal-enforcement-actions, student-loan - reposted 11/21/17

Cousins v. Portfolio Recovery Associates: Debt Buyer nixes FDCPA violation claim with deemed admissions that contradict the debtor's essential allegations regarding the violation deemed-admissions, FDCPA, Portfolio-Recovery-Associates, TDCA – posted 11/17/17

The latest consumer advocate: Georgia Lawsuit Mill Operator Transworld Systems Inc. FILED UNDER: CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, Transworld-System-Inc – posted on 11/16/17

Trust spat in Delaware Verbatim: CFPB's Opposition to Intervention of Interested Non-parties who want to block Consent Judgment between the Bureau and the National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts. TAGS: federal-enforcement-actions, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans, Transworld-System-Inc – posted on 11/15/17

Midland's offers to settle time-barred debt ... Is it a deceptive debt collection practice under the FDCPA? TAGS: deception-in-debt-collection, dunning-letters, FDCPA, MIDLAND-FUNDING-LLC, statute-of-limitations – posted on 11/12/17

S.O.L.! Did two justices on the Houston Court of Appeals just do Wells Fargo a big favor by preempting the Texas Supreme Court in gutting the statute of limitations? KEY WORDS AND PHRASES: dissenting-opinion, statute-of-limitations, waiver, waiver-of-defenses, Wells-Fargo-Bank – posted on 11/9/17

Exclusion of evidence at trial for failure to identify witness in discovery. KEY WORDS: admission-exclusion-of-evidence, evidentiary-objections, HOA-suit – posted on 11/8/17

National Collegiates Trust Mess Update: NCSLT Private Student Loan Lawsuits filed in Harris County, Texas, since Sep. 18, 2017. TAGS: CFPB Enforcement Action against the Trusts and TSI, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans – posted on 11/6/17

Why should junk debt buyers such as Midland Funding benefit from NBA protection when they are not national banks and are not subject to regulation and supervision as national banks? TAGS: commentary-on-caselaw, debt-buyer-suit, federal-preemption, MIDLAND-FUNDING-LLC, National-Bank-Act, usury – posted on 11/5/17

LVNV Funding agrees to remittitur (reduction of damages awarded in judgment) by vacature of post-chargeoff interest and attorney fee award on appeal. TAGS: attorneys-fees, Chase-Bank-USA-NA, debt-buyer-suit, LVNV, post-chargeoff-interest, prejudgment-interest, remittitur – posted on 11/4/17

Student Loan Complaints State-by-State - CFPB Report CFPB, student-loan - Posted on 10/31/17

Mortgage Loan Delinquency Tracker: CFPB's new Mortgage Performance Trends Tool Announced CFPB, mortgage-servicing – Posted on 10/30/17

Quantum Non Meruit: To the Honorable Texas Supreme Court IN RE reasonable attorney fee of $48,000 per hour in Shamoun & Norman LLP v Hill, Albert G, Jr. amicus-curiae, attorneys-fees, Texas-Supreme-Court – Posted 10/10/17
No. 16-0107 IN THE SUPREME COURT OF TEXAS -----------------------------------------------
Albert G. Hill, Jr. v. Shamoun & Norman, LLP ---------------------------------------------------------
On Petition for Review From the Fifth Court of Appeals, Dallas, Texas (No. 05-13-01634-CV)
AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF IN SUPPORT OF PETITIONER HILL – posted on 10/10/17

Supreme Docket: From fight over family fortune to fight with former attorney seeking windfall - Albert G. Hill vs. Shamoun & Norman, LLP (Tex. 2017). TAGS: attorneys-fees, reasonableness-of-fees, Texas-Supreme-Court – posted 10/8/17

Should the CFPB enforce the statute of limitations in student loan collection suits? TAGS: CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, statute-of-limitations, Transworld-System-Inc – posted 10/6/17

CFPB: The Toxic Vegetable in the Beltway Alphabet Soup. TAGS: National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans - 10/5/17

CFPB Payday Loan Rule Issued (10/5/2017). TAGS: CFPB, federal-regulation, payday-loans-and-lenders – reposted 10/5/17

Collecting from the Collectors: Ken Paxton's Phony Defense of Texas Consumers.
TAGS: Texas Attorney-General-enforcement-actions, consumer-protection, debt-collection-suit, THECB-student-loans - Posted - 10/3/17

More Cash Biz Antics: Full briefing, incl. Amici Curiae, Oral Argument before the Texas Supreme Court, and now: Strategic Bankruptcy Stay. TAGS: consumer-arbitration, payday-loans-and-lenders, waiver-of-right-to-arbitrate – posted 9/29/17

Dismissals of National Collegiate Student Loan Collection Lawsuits under way in Texas (data for Harris County). TAGS: CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, nonsuit, private-student-loans – posted 9/27/17

FDCPA class action certified by U.S. District Court in Illinois against student loan collector NCO Financial Systems (now operating under a different name), and collection law firm7th-Circuit. FAIR DEBT COLLECTION TAGS: fair-debt-collection, FDCPA, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, standing-to-sue-issue – posted 9/25/17

Featured Debt Collector: Nicole Hillman, Garnishor-in-Chief for National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts in Texas. TAGS: default-judgment, garnishment-actions, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, no-answer-default-judgment, private-student-loans, student-loan – posted 9/24/17

CFPB-induced National Collegiate Student Loan Litigation Moratorium: Expect confusion, inconsistent implementation, and need for follow-up. FILED UNDER: National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans, Transworld-System-Inc – posted 9/22/17

State of Texas (AG Ken Paxton) v Samara Portfolio Management, LLC, Joseph Onwuteaka - One Amicus' Take on $25 million Penalty Price Tag for Venue Violations. TAGS: amicus-curiae, Attorney-General-enforcement-actions, DTPA, TDCA, unfair-debt-collection, venue-violations – posted 9/21/17

Lawyer v Equifax Inc. - Class action against Equifax over data breach filed in Houston 9/19/2017. TAGS: credit-reports, privacy-protection-sensitive-personal-information – posted 9/20/17

TransWorld Systems Inc.’s shady litigation-mill practices finally exposed for all the World to see. TAGS: National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans, Transworld-System-Inc - Posted 9/19/17

Top Notch Funding not so top notch in the ethics department, CFPB shows in move to shut down scam aimed at victims awaiting compensation. TAGS: CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions -  posted 9/19/17

Bingo! - NCSLT in the Dock - Today's big news from the CFPB. TAGS: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, enforcement, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts - posted 9/18/17

This day in history when The First Marblehead Corporation Made the World Marvel: How to make $88.6 million on one day. TAGS: National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans – posted 9/17/17

Bank of America N.A.(BANA) finds way to cash in at the back-end of private student loan debt crisis - jointly raids bank account of student-borrower and splits the meager proceeds with NCSLT 2007-4. TAGS: Bank-of-America, garnishment-actions, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts – posted 9/17/17

Judgment for National Collegiate Student Loan Trust (NCSLT) reversed by Texas Court of Appeals, Mandate Issued. TAGS: National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans, standing-to-sue-issue, Transworld-System-Inc – posted 9/16/17

Henry v Cash Biz L.P. Texas Supreme Court to hear payday lender case at UH Law Center Sep. 15, 2017. TAGS: criminal-aspects-of-debt, dissenting-opinion, malicious-prosecution, payday-loans-and-lenders, usury – posted 9/14/17

CFPB issues Supervisory Highlights Report - $14 million in relief to more than 104,000 harmed consumers from January through June 2017 – CFPB press release re-posted 9/12/17

Vine v PLS Financial Services Inc. (5th Cir. 2017) Payday lender's submission of worthless check affidavits to DA entailed waiver of right to force borrowers to arbitrate malicious prosecution claims. CASE LAW UPDATE: arbitration-clauses, class-action-waiver, criminal-aspects-of-debt, payday-loans-and-lenders, unfair-debt-collection, waiver-of-right-to-arbitrate – posted 9/11/17

Transworld Systems, Inc. (TSI) settles with Forrester Winne in fair debt collection action involving National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts (filed in USDC in Maine). STUDENT LOAN DEBT COLLECTION TAGS: National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans, Transworld-System-Inc – posted 9/10/17

CFPB takes enforcement action against Zero Parallel (re-posted). TAGS: CFPB, payday-loans-and-lenders, usury – press release re-posted 9/7/17

Texas AG Ken Paxton announces Aequitas student loan relief in wake of shut-down of Corinthian Colleges. TAGS: private-student-loans, Texas-Attorney-General-Enforcement-Actions – posted 8/26/17

CFPB weighs in on wisdom (or otherwise) of reverse mortgages to provide income while delaying claim for Social Security benefits. TAGS: Home-Equity-Conversion-Mortgage-HECM, home-equity-loan, reverse-mortgages – posted 8/25/17

CFPB Action against Aequitas Capital Management over Corinthian Colleges Predatory Student Loan Scheme. TAGS: CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions, predatory-lending-issue, private-student-loans – posted 8/25/17

CFPB: Surge in student debt load. TAGS: CFPB, student-loan – reposted 8/22/17

The National Collegiate Student Loan Trusts - A Bit of Background. TAGS: National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans, student-loan – Posted 8/22/17

Who will rein in the HOAs and their attorneys? - Dunning and foreclosure of assessment lien and FDCPA TOPICS: assessment-lien, COA-suit, condominium-associations, FDCPA, foreclosure, HOA-suit, time-barred-debt – Posted 8/5/17

CFPB Study shows frequent Overdrafters paying hundreds of dollars more in fees CFPB – posted 8/4/17

EUL v TSI: Some background on Transworld Systems, Inc, the litigation support sub-servicer for NCSLT student loan collection suits ... TAGS: debt-suit-by-assignee, FDCPA, federal-preemption, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans, Transworld-System-Inc, usury - posted 7/29/17

Homeowner loses foreclosure fight and bank is awarded attorney's fees, but they are added to the debt under the note, to be paid from the proceeds of the sale. TAGS: attorneys-fees, foreclosure, Texas-Home-Equity-Loan foreclosure - Posted 7/29/17

Untrustworthy National Collegiate Trusts or untrustworthy NYT Reporting? TAGS: debt-collection-suit, National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans – Posted 7/23/17

Does a debt buyer qualify as a debt collector under the FDCPA? TAGS: FDCPA, federal-laws-relevant-to-debt-collection, unfair-debt-collection – Posted 7/20/17

Rule 11 Agreement under TRCP enforceable in federal court in removal case. TAGS: foreclosure, Rule-11-Agreement, settlement-agreement – Posted 7/19/17

Debt Collector Profile: John C. Adams - Assistant Attorney General in charge of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton's Student Loan Collection Shop. TAGS: debt-collection-attorney-review, student-loan, THECB-student-loans – Posted 7/19/17

CFPB - The new Arbitration Rule (targeting class action waivers in form-contract fine print). TAGS: CFPB, class-action, class-action-waiver, consumer-arbitration – Posted 7/18/17

Texas counterpart to FDCPA is broader and includes foreclosure activity within debt collection subject to the TDCA. TAGS: fair-debt-collection, foreclosure, suing-creditors-debt-collectors, Texas-Debt-Collection-Act – Posted 7/17/17

Mortgagee or servicer may reverse acceleration and thereby reset limitations clock for subsequent foreclosure. TAGS: acceleration-of-loan-maturity, foreclosure, home-equity-loan, Texas-Home-Equity-Loan, waiver – posted 7/17/17

Fifth Circuit rules against homeowners, holding home loan modification agreement was not enforceable under the Texas statute of frauds. TAGS: Fifth-Circuit-Case, foreclosure, loan-modification-agreement, statute-of-frauds – posted 7/16/17

Richards v NCSLT 2006-3 Private student loan collection suits not removable to federal court - It could cost you. CASELAW UPDATE: diversity-jurisdiction, foreclosure, private-student-loans, removal-to-federal-court, student-loan – posted 7/14/17

Texas Student Loan Suits filed by the Texas Attorney General - Statutory Basis. TAGS: student-loan, THECB-student-loans. Posted 7/13/17

Gregory vs, Bank of America - Homeowners win appeal in suit against BANA over shoddy home equity loan foreclosure process. KEY WORDS AND PHRASES: acceleration-of-loan-maturity, counter-claim, declaratory-judgment, Declaratory-Judgments-Act-UDCA, foreclosure, home-equity-loan – posted 7/12/17

National Collegiate Student Loan Trust in Court: Texas appeals court finds proof of ownership in securitized private student loans insufficient to prove collection cases against students and cosigners debt-suit-by-assignee. TAGS: National-Collegiate-Student-Loan-Trusts, private-student-loans, student-loan – posted 7/11/17

CFPB sues online lenders for collecting on usurious loans. TAGS: CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions, online-lenders, usury – posted 5/9/17

CFPB catches student loan and mortgage servicers violating the law. TAGS: CFPB, student-loan – posted 5/9/17

CFPB imposes additional fine on Servicemember Auto Lender for violating consent order (press release re-post). TAGS: CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions – reposted 5/9/17

CFPB releases summary of consumer complaints, total tally now above 1 million. KEY WORDS: CFPB, consumer-protection – posted 2/8/17

CFPB sues debt relief attorneys (press release repost). KEY WORDS: CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions

CITI (Citibank) subsidiaries CitiFinancial Servicing and CitiMortgage, Inc. to pay 28.8 mil for giving runaround to borrowers trying to save their homes (CFPB release re-post). TAGS: CFPB, federal-enforcement-actions




Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Leandra English v Trump et Mulvaney Non-news in lieu of Big News: Oral arguments heard 12/22, English bid for preliminary injunction taken under advisement. - Docket with Amici Roster and List of Attorneys

ONE MONTH INTO THE FIGHT OVER HEART AND SOUL 
NOT TO MENTION CONTROL 
OF THE CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU 

Docket entry for 12/22 injunction hearing says "oral arguments heard." No mention of evidence taken. Here is the state of the docket as of December 27, 2017 in the Leandra English vs Donald Trump and Mick Mulvaney injunction suit (docketed as a declaratory judgment action). Amici and attorney list at bottom of post.
NB: Hotlinks are to documents behind PACER paywall and will incur charges if logged into account.

Date Filed#Docket Text
11/26/20171 COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF (EMERGENCY TEMPORARY RESTRAINING ORDER SOUGHT) against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5219866) filed by Leandra English. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Summons to Donald John Trump, # 3 Summons Summons to John M. Mulvaney)(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 11/26/2017)
11/26/20172 Emergency MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order by Leandra English (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order)(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 11/26/2017)
11/27/20173 MEMORANDUM re 2 Emergency MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order filed by Leandra English by Leandra English. (Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/20174 AFFIDAVIT OF DEEPAK GUPTA UNDER LOCAL RULE 65.1(B) by Leandra English. (Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/20175 NOTICE of Appearance by Matthew Joseph Berns on behalf of All Defendants (Berns, Matthew) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/2017MINUTE ORDER: The parties shall appear for a hearing on Plaintiff's 2 Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order today, November 27, 2017, at 4:30 p.m. in Courtroom 11. If the parties wish to reschedule the hearing for a later date, they shall confer and jointly contact chambers today by 3:30 p.m. with a mutually agreed upon date and time. (lctjk1) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/20176 MOTION for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief by SHERROD BROWN, MICHAEL CAPUANO, CATHERINE CORTEZ MASTO, CHARLIE CRIST, John K. Delaney, KEITH ELLISON, Bill Foster, BARNEY FRANK, Denny Heck, Jim Himes, Ruben J. Kihuen, Dan Kildee, Carolyn B. Maloney, Bob Menendez, Gwen S. Moore, NANCY PELOSI, Brian Schatz, CHARLES E. SCHUMER, BRAD SHERMAN, CHRIS VAN HOLLEN, Juan Vargas, ELIZABETH WARREN, MAXINE WATERS, STENY HOYER, NYDIA VELAZQUEZ, Vicente Gonzalez (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proposed Amici Curiae Brief, # 2 Exhibit Proposed Order)(Gorod, Brianne) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/20177 ERRATA by LEANDRA ENGLISH. (Attachments: # 1 Corrected Complaint, # 2 Corrected Motion and Memorandum for Temporary Restraining Order)(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/2017Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Timothy J. Kelly: Motion Hearing held on 11/27/2017 re 2 Emergency MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order filed by LEANDRA ENGLISH. Oral arguments heard and taken under advisement. (Court Reporter: Timothy Miller) (kh) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/20178 NOTICE of Appearance by Benjamin Thomas Takemoto on behalf of All Defendants (Takemoto, Benjamin) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/2017MINUTE ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that any opposition to the 6 Motion for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief shall be filed by tomorrow, November 28, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 11/27/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/20179 Memorandum in opposition to re 2 Emergency MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order filed by JOHN MICHAEL MULVANEY, DONALD JOHN TRUMP. (Takemoto, Benjamin) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
11/27/201713 AMICUS BRIEF by SHERROD BROWN, MICHAEL CAPUANO, CATHERINE CORTEZ MASTO, CHARLIE CRIST, JOHN K. DELANEY, KEITH ELLISON, BILL FOSTER, BARNEY FRANK, VICENTE GONZALEZ, DENNY HECK, JIM HIMES, STENY HOYER, RUBEN J. KIHUEN, DAN KILDEE, CAROLYN B. MALONEY, BOB MENENDEZ, GWEN S. MOORE, NANCY PELOSI, BRIAN SCHATZ, CHARLES E. SCHUMER, BRAD SHERMAN, CHRIS VAN HOLLEN, JUAN VARGAS, NYDIA VELAZQUEZ, ELIZABETH WARREN, MAXINE WATERS. (jf) (Entered: 11/29/2017)
11/27/2017SUMMONS (4) Issued as to JOHN MICHAEL MULVANEY, DONALD JOHN TRUMP, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (jf) (Entered: 11/29/2017)
11/28/2017MINUTE ORDER granting, for good cause shown, the 6 Motion for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief. It is hereby ORDERED that the amici curiae brief (ECF No. 6-1) shall be deemed filed as of November 27, 2017. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 11/28/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 11/28/2017)
11/28/2017MINUTE ORDER: The parties shall appear for a further hearing on the 2 Motion for Temporary Restraining Order today, November 28, 2017, at 4:00 p.m in Courtroom 11. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 11/28/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 11/28/2017)
11/28/201710 NOTICE of Appearance by Scott A. Keller on behalf of STATE OF TEXAS (Keller, Scott) (Entered: 11/28/2017)
11/28/201711 MOTION for Leave to File Brief of Amici Curiae by STATE OF TEXAS, STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA, STATE OF ALABAMA, STATE OF ARKANSAS, STATE OF GEORGIA, STATE OF LOUISIANA, STATE OF OKLAHOMA, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proposed Brief of Texas et al., # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Keller, Scott) Modified to add filers on 11/29/2017 (znmw). (Entered: 11/28/2017)
11/28/201712 MOTION Plaintiff's Scheduling Request by LEANDRA ENGLISH (Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 11/28/2017)
11/28/2017Minute Order and Entry for Proceedings held before Judge Timothy J. Kelly: Motion Hearing held on 11/28/2017. Emergency MOTION for Temporary Restraining Order filed by Leandra English 2 DENIED for reasons stated on the record. (Court Reporter: Timothy Miller) (kh) (Entered: 11/28/2017)
11/29/2017MINUTE ORDER: In light of the Court's ruling on Plaintiff's 2 Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order, it is hereby ORDERED that the 11 Motion for Leave to File Amici Curiae Brief is DENIED AS MOOT, without prejudice to re-filing for leave to file a brief with respect to the merits or any additional motions for injunctive relief. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 11/29/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 11/29/2017)
11/29/2017MINUTE ORDER: For reasons stated on the record at the hearing on November 28, 2017, Plaintiff's 12 Motion to treat her emergency Motion for a Temporary Restraining Order as a Motion for a Preliminary Injunction is DENIED. To the extent that the Motion requests that the Court enter a briefing schedule on the merits, the Motion is DENIED without prejudice. The parties shall meet and confer, and submit, by December 1, 2017, a joint proposed schedule for briefing the merits and/or for briefing a preliminary injunction, should one be filed by Plaintiff by then. If the parties cannot agree on a joint proposed schedule, they shall submit separate proposed schedules. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 11/29/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 11/29/2017)
11/29/2017Set/Reset Deadlines: Joint Proposed Briefing Schedule due by 12/1/2017. (kh) (Entered: 11/29/2017)
11/29/201714 NOTICE of Appearance by Brett A. Shumate on behalf of All Defendants (Shumate, Brett) (Entered: 11/29/2017)
12/01/201715 TRANSCRIPT OF MOTION HEARING before Judge Timothy J. Kelly held on 11-27-2017; Page Numbers: 1-30. Date of Issuance: 12-1-2017. Court Reporter/Transcriber Timothy R. Miller, Telephone number 202-354-3111, Transcripts may be ordered by submitting the Transcript Order Form

For the first 90 days after this filing date, the transcript may be viewed at the courthouse at a public terminal or purchased from the court reporter referenc ed above. After 90 days, the transcript may be accessed via PACER. Other transcript formats, (multi-page, condensed, CD or ASCII) may be purchased from the court reporter.NOTICE RE REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: The parties have twenty-one days to file with the court and the court reporter any request to redact personal identifiers from this transcript. If no such requests are filed, the transcript will be made available to the public via PACER without redaction after 90 days. The policy, which includes the five personal identifiers specifically covered, is located on our website at www.dcd.uscourts.gov.

Redaction Request due 12/22/2017. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 1/1/2018. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 3/1/2018.(Miller, Timothy) (Entered: 12/01/2017)
12/01/201716 TRANSCRIPT OF MOTION HEARING before Judge Timothy J. Kelly held on 11-28-2017; Page Numbers: 1-37. Date of Issuance: 12-1-2017. Court Reporter/Transcriber Timothy R. Miller, Telephone number 202-354-3111, Transcripts may be ordered by submitting the Transcript Order Form

For the first 90 days after this filing date, the transcript may be viewed at the courthouse at a public terminal or purchased from the court reporter referenc ed above. After 90 days, the transcript may be accessed via PACER. Other transcript formats, (multi-page, condensed, CD or ASCII) may be purchased from the court reporter.NOTICE RE REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: The parties have twenty-one days to file with the court and the court reporter any request to redact personal identifiers from this transcript. If no such requests are filed, the transcript will be made available to the public via PACER without redaction after 90 days. The policy, which includes the five personal identifiers specifically covered, is located on our website at www.dcd.uscourts.gov.

Redaction Request due 12/22/2017. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 1/1/2018. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 3/1/2018.(Miller, Timothy) (Entered: 12/01/2017)
12/01/201717 RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. JOHN MICHAEL MULVANEY served on 12/1/2017; DONALD JOHN TRUMP served on 12/1/2017, RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 12/1/2017., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 12/1/2017. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 1/30/2018.) (Attachments: # 1 USPS receipts and delivery information)(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/01/2017)
12/01/201718 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Rachel Bloomekatz, :Firm- Gupta Wessler PLLC, :Address- rachel@guptawessler.com. Phone No. - 2028881741. Fax No. - 2028887792 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5229960. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by LEANDRA ENGLISH (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Declaration of Rachel S. Bloomekatz)(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/01/2017)
12/01/201719 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Joshua Matz, :Firm- Gupta Wessler PLLC, :Address- joshua@guptawessler.com. Phone No. - 2028881741. Fax No. - 2028887792 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5229965. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by LEANDRA ENGLISH (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Declaration of Joshua Matz)(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/01/2017)
12/01/201720 PROPOSED BRIEFING SCHEDULE by JOHN MICHAEL MULVANEY, DONALD JOHN TRUMP. (Berns, Matthew) (Entered: 12/01/2017)
12/01/201721 PROPOSED BRIEFING SCHEDULE by LEANDRA ENGLISH. (Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/01/2017)
12/04/2017MINUTE ORDER granting 18 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Attorney Rachel S. Bloomekatz is hereby admitted pro hac vice to appear in this matter. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/4/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/04/2017)
12/04/2017MINUTE ORDER granting 19 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Attorney Joshua Matz is hereby admitted pro hac vice to appear in this matter. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/4/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/04/2017)
12/04/2017MINUTE ORDER: In light of the separate proposed briefing schedules submitted by the parties, it is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall appear for a scheduling conference tomorrow, December 5, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. in Courtroom 11. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/4/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/04/2017)
12/05/2017Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Timothy J. Kelly: Initial Scheduling Conference held on 12/5/2017. Scheduling Order to follow. (Court Reporter: Timothy Miller) (kh) (Entered: 12/05/2017)
12/05/2017MINUTE ORDER: As discussed at today's scheduling conference, it is hereby ORDERED that: (1) Plaintiff shall file her motion for preliminary injunction by December 6, 2017; (2) Any amicus curiae briefs in support of Plaintiff's motion shall be filed by December 8, 2017; (3) Defendants shall file their opposition to Plaintiff's motion by December 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.; (4) Any amicus curiae briefs in support of Defendants' opposition shall be filed by December 18, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.; (5) Plaintiff shall file her reply in support of her motion by December 20, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.; and (6) A hearing on the motion is set for December 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Courtroom 11. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/5/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/05/2017)
12/06/201722 AMENDED COMPLAINT against All Defendants filed by LEANDRA ENGLISH.(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
12/06/201723 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction by LEANDRA ENGLISH (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
12/06/201724 AFFIDAVIT re 23 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction by LEANDRA ENGLISH. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A (Memorandum of Director Richard Cordray), # 2 Exhibit B (Resignation Letter from Director Richard Cordray), # 3 Exhibit C (White House Press Statement))(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
12/06/201725 MEMORANDUM re 23 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by LEANDRA ENGLISH by LEANDRA ENGLISH. (Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/06/2017)
12/07/2017NOTICE OF ERROR re 25 Memorandum; emailed to deepak@guptawessler.com, cc'd 27 associated attorneys -- The PDF file you docketed contained errors: 1. In future, the memorandum in support and affidavits/exhibits should be attached to the motion docket entry, not filed separately. Do not refile. (znmw, ) (Entered: 12/07/2017)
12/07/201726 ERRATA (CORRECTED MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION) by LEANDRA ENGLISH 23 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by LEANDRA ENGLISH. (Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/07/2017)
12/08/201727 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File Brief as Amici Curiae In Support of Plaintiff's Motion for a Preliminary Injunction by Public Citizen, Inc., AMERICANS FOR FINANCIAL REFORM, CENTER FOR RESPONSIBLE LENDING, CONSUMER ACTION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMER ADVOCATES, NATIONAL CONSUMER LAW CENTER, NATIONAL CONSUMERS LEAGUE, national fair housing alliance, Tzedek DC, Inc., United States Public Interest Research Group Education Fund, Inc. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proposed amicus brief, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Smullin, Rebecca) (Entered: 12/08/2017)
12/08/2017MINUTE ORDER granting, for good cause shown, the 27 Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Brief as Amici Curiae. It is hereby ORDERED that the amici curiae brief (ECF No. 27-1) shall be deemed filed as of December 8, 2017. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/8/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/08/2017)
12/08/201728 MOTION for Leave to File Brief of Amicus Curiae Consumer Finance Regulation Scholars in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for a Preliminary Injunction by ETHAN S BERNSTEIN, BENJAMIN P. EDWARDS, KATHLEEN C. ENGEL, ROBERT HOCKETT, DALIE JIMENEZ, ADAM J. LEVITIN, PATRICIA A. MCCOY, CHRISTOPHER LEWIS PETERSON, JEFF SOVERN, ARTHUR E. WILLMARTH, JR (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit Brief of Amicus Curiae Consumer Finance Regulation Scholars)(Weiner, Courtney) (Entered: 12/08/2017)
12/08/2017MINUTE ORDER granting, for good cause shown, the 28 Motion for Leave to File Brief of Amicus Curiae. It is hereby ORDERED that the amicus curiae brief (ECF No. 28-2) shall be deemed filed as of December 8, 2017. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/8/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/08/2017)
12/08/201729 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File Brief of Current and Former Members of Congress as Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for a Preliminary Injunction by SHERROD BROWN, MICHAEL CAPUANO, CATHERINE CORTEZ MASTO, CHARLIE CRIST, JOHN K. DELANEY, KEITH ELLISON, BILL FOSTER, BARNEY FRANK, DENNY HECK, JIM HIMES, STENY HOYER, DAN KILDEE, CAROLYN B. MALONEY, BOB MENENDEZ, GWEN S. MOORE, NANCY PELOSI, BRIAN SCHATZ, CHARLES E. SCHUMER, BRAD SHERMAN, CHRIS VAN HOLLEN, JUAN VARGAS, NYDIA VELAZQUEZ, ELIZABETH WARREN, MAXINE WATERS, JOYCE BEATTY, WILLIAM "LACY" CLAY, JR, EMANUEL CLEAVER, JOSEPH CROWLEY, CHRISTOPHER DODD, AL GREEN, MAZIE K. HIRONO, TIM JOHNSON, PAUL E. KANJORSKI, STEPHEN F. LYNCH, GREGORY W. MEEKS, JEFF MERKLEY, BRAD MILLER (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proposed Amicus Brief, # 2 Exhibit Proposed Order)(Gorod, Brianne) (Entered: 12/08/2017)
12/08/201730 Consent MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Brief by Peter Conti-Brown (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proposed Amicus Brief, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Haac, Anna) (Entered: 12/08/2017)
12/08/201731 MOTION for Leave to File Brief of Amici Curiae in Support of Plaintiff's Motion for a Preliminary Injunction by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, CALIFORNIA, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, HAWAII, ILLINOIS, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MINNESOTA, NEW MEXICO, NEW YORK, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WASHINGTON (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Brief of Amici Curiae In Support of Plaintiff's Motion for a Preliminary Injunction)(Schifferle, Carl) (Entered: 12/08/2017)
12/08/201734 AMICUS BRIEF by JOYCE BEATTY, SHERROD BROWN, MICHAEL CAPUANO, WILLIAM "LACY" CLAY, JR, EMANUEL CLEAVER, CATHERINE CORTEZ MASTO, CHARLIE CRIST, JOSEPH CROWLEY, JOHN K. DELANEY, CHRISTOPHER DODD, KEITH ELLISON, BILL FOSTER, BARNEY FRANK, AL GREEN, DENNY HECK, JIM HIMES, MAZIE K. HIRONO, STENY HOYER, TIM JOHNSON, PAUL E. KANJORSKI, DAN KILDEE, STEPHEN F. LYNCH, CAROLYN B. MALONEY, GREGORY W. MEEKS, BOB MENENDEZ, JEFF MERKLEY, BRAD MILLER, GWEN S. MOORE, NANCY PELOSI, BRIAN SCHATZ, CHARLES E. SCHUMER, BRAD SHERMAN, CHRIS VAN HOLLEN, JUAN VARGAS, NYDIA VELAZQUEZ, ELIZABETH WARREN, MAXINE WATERS. (nunc pro tunc 12/08/2017)(jf) (Entered: 12/11/2017)
12/08/201735 AMICUS BRIEF by ETHAN S BERNSTEIN, BENJAMIN P. EDWARDS, KATHLEEN C. ENGEL, ROBERT HOCKETT, DALIE JIMENEZ, ADAM J. LEVITIN, PATRICIA A. MCCOY, CHRISTOPHER LEWIS PETERSON, JEFF SOVERN, ARTHUR E. WILLMARTH, JR. (nunc pro tunc 12/08/2017) (jf) (Entered: 12/11/2017)
12/11/2017MINUTE ORDER granting, nunc pro tunc, and for good cause shown, the 29 Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Brief of Current and Former Members of Congress as Amici Curiae. It is hereby ORDERED that the amici curiae brief (ECF No. 29-1) shall be deemed filed as of December 8, 2017. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/11/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/11/2017)
12/11/2017MINUTE ORDER granting, nunc pro tunc, and for good cause shown, the 30 Consent Motion for Leave to File Amicus Brief. It is hereby ORDERED that the amicus curiae brief (ECF No. 30-1) shall be deemed filed as of December 8, 2017. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/11/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/11/2017)
12/11/2017MINUTE ORDER granting, nunc pro tunc, and for good cause shown, the 31 Motion for Leave to File Brief of Amici Curiae. It is hereby ORDERED that the amici curiae brief (ECF No. 31-1) shall be deemed filed as of December 8, 2017. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/11/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/11/2017)
12/11/201732 AMICUS BRIEF by DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, CALIFORNIA, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, HAWAII, ILLINOIS, IOWA, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MINNESOTA, NEW MEXICO, NEW YORK, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WASHINGTON (nunc pro tunc 12/08/2017) (jf) (Entered: 12/11/2017)
12/11/201733 AMICUS BRIEF by PETER CONTI-BROWN. (nunc pro tunc 12/08/2017) (jf) (Entered: 12/11/2017)
12/11/201736 AMICUS BRIEF by AMERICANS FOR FINANCIAL REFORM, CENTER FOR RESPONSIBLE LENDING, CONSUMER ACTION, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMER ADVOCATES, NATIONAL CONSUMER LAW CENTER, NATIONAL CONSUMERS LEAGUE, NATIONAL FAIR HOUSING ALLIANCE, PUBLIC CITIZEN, INC., TZEDEK DC, INC., UNITED STATES PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP EDUCATION FUND, INC. (nunc pro tunc 12/08/2017) (jf) (Entered: 12/11/2017)
12/12/201737 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File Amicus Brief by CREDIT UNION NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Proposed Amicus Brief, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Flo, Theodore) (Entered: 12/12/2017)
12/14/2017MINUTE ORDER granting, for good cause shown, the 37 Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Amicus Brief. It is hereby ORDERED that the amicus curiae brief (ECF No. 37-1) shall be deemed filed as of December 12, 2017. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/14/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/14/2017)
12/14/201738 AMICUS BRIEF by CREDIT UNION NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INC. (znmw) (Entered: 12/15/2017)
12/18/201739 Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File to File Amicus Curiae Brief Supporting Defendants by THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Memorandum of Law of the Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America as Amicus Curiae Supporting Defendants, # 2 Exhibit B - Proposed Order)(Pincus, Andrew) (Entered: 12/18/2017)
12/18/201740 MOTION for Leave to File by STATE OF TEXAS (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Brief of Amici Curiae Texas et al, # 2 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Order)(Keller, Scott) (Entered: 12/18/2017)
12/18/201741 RESPONSE re 23 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by JOHN MICHAEL MULVANEY, DONALD JOHN TRUMP. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5Exhibit 5)(Berns, Matthew) (Entered: 12/18/2017)
12/18/2017MINUTE ORDER granting, for good cause shown, the 39 Unopposed Motion for Leave to File Amicus Curiae Brief. It is hereby ORDERED that the amicus curiae brief (ECF No. 39-1) shall be deemed filed as of December 18, 2017. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/18/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/18/2017)
12/18/2017MINUTE ORDER granting, for good cause shown, the 40 Motion for Leave to File Brief of Amici Curiae. It is hereby ORDERED that the amici curiae brief (ECF No. 40-1) shall be deemed filed as of December 18, 2017. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/18/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/18/2017)
12/18/201742 AMICUS BRIEF by CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. (jf) (Entered: 12/19/2017)
12/18/201743 AMICUS BRIEF by STATE OF ALABAMA, STATE OF ARKANSAS, STATE OF GEORGIA, STATE OF LOUISIANA, STATE OF OKLAHOMA, STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, STATE OF TEXAS, STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA, STATE OF FLORIDA, STATE OF ARIZONA, STATE OF KANSAS, STATE OF MICHIGAN, STATE OF NEBRASKA. (jf) (Entered: 12/19/2017)
12/20/201744 REPLY to opposition to motion re 23 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by LEANDRA ENGLISH. (Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/20/2017)
12/20/201745 MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Daniel Townsend, :Firm- Gupta Wessler PLLC, :Address- daniel@guptawessler.com. Phone No. - 2028881741. Fax No. - 2028887792 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5257815. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by LEANDRA ENGLISH (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Daniel Townsend)(Gupta, Deepak) (Entered: 12/20/2017)
12/21/2017MINUTE ORDER granting 45 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Attorney Daniel Townsend is hereby admitted pro hac vice to appear in this matter. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 12/21/2017. (lctjk1) (Entered: 12/21/2017)
12/22/2017Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Timothy J. Kelly: Motion Hearing held on 12/22/2017 re 23 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by LEANDRA ENGLISH. Oral arguments heard and taken under advisement. (Court Reporter: Timothy Miller) (kh) (Entered: 12/22/2017)

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U.S. District Court
District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:17-cv-02534-TJK


ENGLISH v. TRUMP et al
Assigned to: Judge Timothy J. Kelly
Cause: 28:2201 Declaratory Judgment

Date Filed: 11/26/2017
Jury Demand: None
Nature of Suit: 890 Other Statutory Actions
Jurisdiction: U.S. Government Defendant
Plaintiff
LEANDRA ENGLISH
Deputy Director and Acting Director, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
represented byDeepak Gupta 
GUPTA WESSLER PLLC
1900 L Sreet, NW
Suite 312
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 888-1741
Email: deepak@guptawessler.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Daniel Townsend 
GUPTA WESSLER PLLC
1900 L Street NW
Suite 312
Washington, DC 20036
202-888-1741
Fax: 202-888-7792
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Joshua Matz 
GUPTA WESSLER PLLC
1900 L Sreet, NW
Suite 312
Washington, DC 20036
202-888-1741
Fax: 202-888-7792
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Rachel S. Bloomekatz 
GUPTA WESSLER PLLC
1148 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201
202-888-1741
Fax: 202-888-7792
PRO HAC VICE
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

V.
Defendant
DONALD JOHN TRUMP
in his official capacity as President of the United States of America
represented byBrett A. Shumate 
U.S. Department of Justice
Civil - Federal Programs Branch
950 Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, DC 20530
202-514-2331
Email: brett.a.shumate@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Matthew Joseph Berns 
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch
20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 616-8016
Fax: (202) 616-8470
Email: matthew.j.berns@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Benjamin Thomas Takemoto 
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch
20 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Rm. 7109
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 532-4252
Fax: (202) 616-8470
Email: benjamin.takemoto@usdoj.gov
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Defendant
JOHN MICHAEL MULVANEY
in his capacity as the person claiming to be Acting Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
represented byBrett A. Shumate 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Matthew Joseph Berns 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Benjamin Thomas Takemoto 
(See above for address)
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
SHERROD BROWNrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
CONSTITUTIONAL ACCOUNTABILITY CENTER
1200 18th Street, NW
Suite 501
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 296-6889 ext. 304
Email: brianne@theusconstitution.org
LEAD ATTORNEY
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Amicus
MICHAEL CAPUANOrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
CATHERINE CORTEZ MASTOrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
CHARLIE CRISTrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
JOHN K. DELANEYrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
KEITH ELLISONrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
BILL FOSTERrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
BARNEY FRANKrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
DENNY HECKrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
JIM HIMESrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
RUBEN J. KIHUENrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
DAN KILDEErepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
CAROLYN B. MALONEYrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
BOB MENENDEZrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
GWEN S. MOORErepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
NANCY PELOSIrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
BRIAN SCHATZrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
CHARLES E. SCHUMERrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
BRAD SHERMANrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
CHRIS VAN HOLLENrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
JUAN VARGASrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
ELIZABETH WARRENrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
MAXINE WATERSrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
STENY HOYERrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
NYDIA VELAZQUEZrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
VICENTE GONZALEZrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
STATE OF TEXASrepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
MAYER BROWN PLLC
1999 K Street, NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 263-3220
Fax: (202) 263-5220
Email: apincus@mayerbrown.com
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED

Scott A. Keller 
OFFICE OF THE TEXAS ATTORNEY GENERAL
PO Box 12548 (MC 059)
Austin, TX 78711-2548
(512) 936-1700
Fax: (512) 474-2697
Email: scott.keller@oag.texas.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
STATE OF WEST VIRGINIArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
STATE OF ALABAMArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
STATE OF ARKANSASrepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
STATE OF GEORGIArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
STATE OF LOUISIANArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
STATE OF OKLAHOMArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
PUBLIC CITIZEN, INC.represented byRebecca H Smullin 
PUBLIC CITIZEN LITIGATION GROUP
1600 20th Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
202-588-7714
Email: rsmullin@citizen.org
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
AMERICANS FOR FINANCIAL REFORMrepresented byRebecca H Smullin 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
CENTER FOR RESPONSIBLE LENDINGrepresented byRebecca H Smullin 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
CONSUMER ACTIONrepresented byRebecca H Smullin 
(See above for address)
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Amicus
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CONSUMER ADVOCATESrepresented byRebecca H Smullin 
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NATIONAL CONSUMER LAW CENTERrepresented byRebecca H Smullin 
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NATIONAL CONSUMERS LEAGUErepresented byRebecca H Smullin 
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NATIONAL FAIR HOUSING ALLIANCErepresented byRebecca H Smullin 
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TZEDEK DC, INC.represented byRebecca H Smullin 
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UNITED STATES PUBLIC INTEREST RESEARCH GROUP EDUCATION FUND, INC.represented byRebecca H Smullin 
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ETHAN S BERNSTEINrepresented byCourtney L. Weiner 
LAW OFFICE OF COURTNEY WEINER PLLC
1629 K Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 827-9980
Fax: (202) 379-9749
Email: cw@courtneyweinerlaw.com
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BENJAMIN P. EDWARDSrepresented byCourtney L. Weiner 
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KATHLEEN C. ENGELrepresented byCourtney L. Weiner 
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ROBERT HOCKETTrepresented byCourtney L. Weiner 
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DALIE JIMENEZrepresented byCourtney L. Weiner 
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ADAM J. LEVITINrepresented byCourtney L. Weiner 
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PATRICIA A. MCCOYrepresented byCourtney L. Weiner 
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CHRISTOPHER LEWIS PETERSONrepresented byCourtney L. Weiner 
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JEFF SOVERNrepresented byCourtney L. Weiner 
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ARTHUR E. WILLMARTH, JR.represented byCourtney L. Weiner 
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JOYCE BEATTYrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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WILLIAM "LACY" CLAY, JR.represented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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EMANUEL CLEAVERrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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LEAD ATTORNEY
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JOSEPH CROWLEYrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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LEAD ATTORNEY
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CHRISTOPHER DODDrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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AL GREENrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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LEAD ATTORNEY
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MAZIE K. HIRONOrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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LEAD ATTORNEY
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U.S. REPRESENTATIVE TIM JOHNSONrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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LEAD ATTORNEY
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PAUL E. KANJORSKIrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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LEAD ATTORNEY
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STEPHEN F. LYNCHrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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LEAD ATTORNEY
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GREGORY W. MEEKSrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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LEAD ATTORNEY
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JEFF MERKLEYrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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BRAD MILLERrepresented byBrianne Jenna Gorod 
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PETER CONTI-BROWNrepresented byAnna C. Haac 
TYCKO & ZAVAREEI, LLP
1828 L Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 973-0900
Fax: (202) 973-0950
Email: ahaac@tzlegal.com
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DISTRICT OF COLUMBIArepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Office of the Solicitor General
441 4th Street NW
Suite 600S
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 724-6624
Fax: (202) 730-1472
Email: carl.schifferle@dc.gov
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CALIFORNIArepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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LEAD ATTORNEY
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CONNECTICUTrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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DELAWARErepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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HAWAIIrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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ILLINOISrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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IOWArepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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MAINErepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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MARYLANDrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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MASSACHUSETTS
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MASSACHUSETTSrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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MINNESOTArepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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NEW MEXICOrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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NEW YORKrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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OREGONrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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PENNSYLVANIArepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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RHODE ISLANDrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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VERMONTrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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WASHINGTONrepresented byCarl James Schifferle 
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CREDIT UNION NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, INCrepresented byTheodore R. Flo 
BALLARD SPAHR LLP
1909 K Street, NW
12th Floor
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 661-2259
Fax: (202) 661-2299
Email: flot@ballardspahr.com
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CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
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STATE OF FLORIDArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
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STATE OF ARIZONArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
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STATE OF KANSASrepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
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STATE OF MICHIGANrepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
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STATE OF NEBRASKArepresented byAndrew John Pincus 
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