United States of America v. City of Seattle

Filing 507

ORDER granting the parties' 505 Stipulated Motion and adopting the briefing schedule proposed by the parties re: 504 Order to Show Cause. Signed by Judge James L. Robart. (See order for details) (PM)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 8 9 10 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Plaintiff, 11 CASE NO. C12-1282JLR ORDER v. 12 13 CITY OF SEATTLE, Defendant. 14 15 Before the court is the parties’ stipulated motion (Stip. Mot. (Dkt. # 505), as 16 amended by Praecipe (Dkt. # 506)). The court GRANTS the stipulated motion and 17 adopts the briefing schedule proposed by the parties: (1) Defendant City of Seattle’s 18 (“the City”) brief is due on December 17, 2018, (2) Plaintiff United States of America’s 19 (“the Government”) response brief is due on January 9, 2019, and (3) the City’s reply 20 brief is due on January 16, 2019. The Community Police Commission may file its brief, 21 if any, either when the City files its initial brief on December 17, 2018, or when the 22 Government files its brief on January 9, 2019. ORDER - 1 1 In addition to the foregoing briefing, the court ORDERS the City to file the 2 following documentation with the court no later than Wednesday, January 2, 2019: 3 (1) Copies of all briefing filed before the Disciplinary Review Board (“DRB”) that 4 overturned former Chief of Police Kathleen O’Toole’s decision to terminate 5 Seattle Police Department (“SPD”) Officer Adley Sheperd; 6 (2) The written decision(s) of any and all arbitrators on the DRB panel that 7 overturned Chief O’Toole’s decision to terminate Officer Sheperd; 8 9 (3) A list, chart, or other document that details how the City’s collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) with the Seattle Police Officer’s Guild 10 (“SPOG”) alters any provisions of the Accountability Ordinance, see Seattle 11 City Ordinance No. 125315; and 12 (4) A list, chart, or other document that details how the SPD disciplinary system 13 and appeals process under the CBA differs from the SPD disciplinary system 14 and appeals process that existed at the time this action was initiated on July 27, 15 2012. 16 Dated this 10th day of December, 2019. 17 18 A 19 JAMES L. ROBART United States District Judge 20 21 22 ORDER - 2

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