IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
September 12, 2000
TIMOTHY C. PIGFORD, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS,
DAN GLICKMAN, SECRATARY, THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, DEFENDANT.
CECIL BREWINGTON, ET AL., PLAINTIFFS,
DANIEL R. GLICKMAN, DEFENDANT.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Paul L. Friedman, United States District Judge
STIPULATION AND ORDER
WHEREAS by Order of January 4, 2000, the Court appointed Randi I. Roth to serve as Monitor pursuant to ¶ 12 of the Consent Decree entered in these consolidated actions; and
WHEREAS the Court's April 4, 2000 Order of Reference provides that a party shall have 30 days to respond to a petition under ¶ 12(b)(iii) of the Consent Decree for Monitor review of a final decision in a Track A adjudication or a Track B arbitration; and
WHEREAS the parties have determined that 30 days is an insufficient period of time within which to respond to petitions for Monitor review under ¶ 12(b)(iii);
NOW, THEREFORE, plaintiffs and defendant hereby stipulate and agree as follows:
1. Petitions for Monitor review pursuant to ¶ 12(b)(iii) of the Consent Decree shall be filed with the Consent Decree Facilitator.
2. The Facilitator shall deliver to the Monitor and the non-petitioning party copies of all petitions for Monitor review under ¶ 12(b)(iii) of the Consent Decree, at a rate of not more than 125 petitions per week. The non-petitioning party shall have 60 days from the day of his or her receipt of any such petition to file a response thereto. All such responses shall be filed with the Facilitator, who will deliver them to the Monitor.
It is so ORDERED.
ALEXANDER J. PIRES, Jr. Conlon, Frantz, Phelan & Pires 1818 N. St., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 331-7050
DAVID W. OGDEN Assistant Attorney General
THOMAS J. PERRELLI Deputy Assistant Attorney General
PHILLIP L. FRAAS Tuttle, Taylor & Heron 1025 Thomas Jefferson St., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20007 (202) 342-1300
DENNIS G. LINDER Director, Federal Programs Branch
MICHAEL SITCOV CAROLINE LEWIS-WOLVERTON Department of Justice Civil Division 901 E Stree, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20004 (202) 514-1944
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