Searcy et al v. Bentley et al

Filing 69

ORDER DENYING Plfs' 67 Motion to Lift Stay as set out. Signed by Judge Callie V. S. Granade on 2/3/2015. (tot)

Download PDF
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA SOUTHERN DIVISION CARI D. SEARCY and KIMBERLY MCKEAND, individually and as parent and next friend of K.S., a minor, vs. Plaintiffs, LUTHER STRANGE, in his capacity as Attorney General for the State of Alabama, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CIVIL ACTION NO. 14-0208-CG-N ) ) ) ) ) ) ORDER This matter is before the court on Plaintiffs’ Motion to Lift Stay (Doc. 67) and The Attorney General’s Response (Doc. 68). On this date, the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals denied the Attorney General’s motion for stay pending appeal in this case, and in the companion case of Strawser v. Attorney General, State of Alabama1, which the Court of Appeals consolidated with the appeal in this case. Plaintiffs then moved to lift the stay imposed by this court and the Attorney General responded, saying he is seeking a stay from the U.S. Supreme Court and further seeks to avoid any confusion by an abrupt termination in the stay entered herein. Plaintiffs’ motion for an immediate lift of the stay is DENIED. If the Supreme Court denies a stay or does not rule before February 9, 2015, this court’s stay will still remain in place until that date to allow the Probate 1 Southern District of Alabama Case No. 14-00424. Courts of this state to be completely prepared for compliance with the rulings in this case and the Strawser case. DONE and ORDERED this 3rd day of February, 2015. /s/ Callie V. S. Granade UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2

Disclaimer: Justia Dockets & Filings provides public litigation records from the federal appellate and district courts. These filings and docket sheets should not be considered findings of fact or liability, nor do they necessarily reflect the view of Justia.

Why Is My Information Online?