Gaylor, Annie et al v. Lew, Jacob et al

Filing 99

Transmission of Notice of Appeal, Docketing Statement, Orders, Judgment and Docket Sheet to Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals re: 97 Notice of Appeal, (Attachments: # 1 Docketing Statement, # 2 Opinion and Order No.: 87, # 3 Opinion and Order No.: 95, # 4 Judgment, # 5 Docket Sheet) (lak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN ANNIE LAURIE GAYLOR; DAN BARKER; IAN GAYLOR, Personal Representative of the Estate of ANNE NICOL GAYLOR; and FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION, INC., Plaintiffs, v. Case No. 16-CV-215 STEVEN MNUCHIN, Secretary of the United States Department of Treasury; DAVID J. KAUTTER, Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service; and the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendants,1 and EDWARD PEECHER; CHRIS BUTLER; CHICAGO EMBASSY CHURCH; PATRICK MALONE; HOLY CROSS ANGLICAN CHURCH; and the DIOCESE OF CHICAGO AND MID-AMERICA OF THE RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH OUTSIDE OF RUSSIA, Intervenor-Defendants. NOTICE OF APPEAL Notice is hereby given that Intervenor-Defendants Edward Peecher, Chris Butler, In accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 25(d), Plaintiffs have substituted David J. Kautter, the current Acting Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, for John Koskinen. 1 1 Chicago Embassy Church, Patrick Malone, Holy Cross Anglican Church, and the Diocese of Chicago and Mid-America of the Russian Orthodox Church outside of Russia hereby appeal to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit from the final judgment entered in favor of Plaintiffs and dismissing the case on December 15, 2017 (Dkt. 96), from the order declaring 26 U.S.C. § 107(2) unconstitutional and enjoining Defendants from enforcing it entered on December 13, 2017 (Dkt. 95), and from the order denying Defendants’ motions for summary judgment and granting summary judgment to Plaintiffs on the Court’s own motion entered on October 6, 2017 (Dkt. 87). Respectfully submitted, /s/ Luke W. Goodrich Luke W. Goodrich The Becket Fund for Religious Liberty 1200 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Suite 700 Washington, DC 20036 Email: Telephone: (202) 349-7216 Facsimile: (202) 955-0090 Dated: February 8, 2018 Counsel for Intervenor-Defendants 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I certify that on February 8, 2018, the foregoing notice of appeal was served on counsel for all parties by means of the Court’s ECF system. /s/ Luke W. Goodrich Luke W. Goodrich 3

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