Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University et al v. Trump et al

Filing 18

MOTION for Tassity S. Johnson to Appear Pro Hac Vice . Motion and supporting papers to be reviewed by Clerk's Office staff. Document filed by Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration in Support of Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice, # 2 Certificate of Good Standing (Connecticut), # 3 Text of Proposed Order)(Johnson, Tassity)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK KNIGHT FIRST AMENDMENT INSTITUTE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY; REBECCA BUCKWALTER; PHILIP COHEN; HOLLY FIGUEROA; EUGENE GU; BRANDON NEELY; JOSEPH PAPP; and NICHOLAS PAPPAS, Civil Action No. 1:17-cv-05205-NRB MOTION FOR ADMISSION PRO HAC VICE Plaintiffs, v. DONALD J. TRUMP, President of the United States; SEAN M. SPICER, White House Press Secretary; DANIEL SCAVINO, White House Director of Social Media and Assistant to the President, Defendants. Pursuant to Rule 1.3 of the Local Rules of the United States Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, I, Tassity S. Johnson, respectfully move this Court for an Order for admission to practice pro hac vice to appear as counsel for Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, et al., in the above-captioned matter. In support of this Motion, I state as follows: 1. I am an associate at Jenner & Block, LLP, 1099 New York Avenue, NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20001, which is counsel to Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, et al. in the above-captioned matter. 2. I am a member in good standing of the bar of the State of Connecticut, to which I was admitted in 2014. The official or office maintaining the roll of the members of this bar is the Connecticut Bar Association, 30 Bank Street, New Britain, CT 06501. 3. I am a member in good standing of the bar of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, to which I was admitted in 2015. The official or office maintaining the roll of the members of that bar is the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, 1100 East Main Street, Suite 501, Richmond, VA 23219. 4. I am a member in good standing of the Court of Appeals of Maryland, to which I was admitted in 2015. The official or office maintaining the roll of the members of that bar is the Clerk’s Office, 361 Rowe Boulevard, Annapolis, MD 21401. 5. No disciplinary proceedings are pending or proposed against me in any jurisdiction and no discipline has previously been imposed on me in any jurisdiction. 6. Pursuant to Local Rule 1.3(c), attached to this Motion is a Certificate of Good Standing from the State of Connecticut. For the reasons stated above, counsel respectfully requests that this motion be granted. Dated: August 8, 2017 Respectfully submitted, By: /s/ Tassity S. Johnson . Tassity S. Johnson Jenner & Block LLP 1099 New York Avenue NW, Suite 900 Washington, DC 20001 Telephone: (202) 639-6000 Facsimile: (202) 639-6066 tjohnson@jenner.com

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