U.S. District Court

Northern District of New York (Syracuse)

CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 74-CV-187

Oneida Ind. NY, et al v. County of Oneida, NY, et al

Filed: 05/03/74
Assigned to: Judge Lawrence E. Kahn
Jury demand: Defendant
Referred to: Magistrate Judge David R. Homer
Demand: $10,000
Nature of Suit: 290
Lead Docket: None
Jurisdiction: Federal Question
Dkt# in other court: None
Cause: 28:1362 Indian Tribal Controversy


 

THE ONEIDA INDIAN NATION OF       Thomas D. Barr

NEW YORK STATE                    212-474-1309

aka                               [COR LD NTC]

Oneida Indians of New York        Rowan D. Wilson

aka                               Fax 212-474-3700

Oneida Indian Nation of New       [COR LD NTC]

York                              Cravath, Swaine Law Firm

     plaintiff                    Worldwide Plaza

                                  825 Eighth Avenue

                                  New York, NY 10019-7475

                                  212-474-1000

 

                                  William W. Taylor, III

                                  Fax 202-659-0014

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Caroline A. Judge

                                  Fax 202-822-8106

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Zuckerman, Spaeder Law Firm

                                  1201 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.

                                  12th Floor

                                  Washington, DC 20036

                                  202-778-1800

 

                                  Thomas G. Rafferty

                                  Fax 212-474-3700

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Cravath, Swaine Law Firm

                                  Worldwide Plaza

                                  825 Eighth Avenue

                                  New York, NY 10019-7475

                                  212-474-1000

 

                                  John A. DeFrancisco

                                   [term  02/02/01]

                                  FAX 313-479-9300

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

                                  DeFrancisco Law Firm

                                  121 East Water Street

                                  Syracuse, NY 13202

                                  315-479-9000

 

THE ONEIDA INDIAN NATION OF       Arlinda Locklear, nam

WISCONSIN                         Fax: 301-473-4425

aka                               [COR LD NTC]

The Oneida Tribe of Indians of    Office of Arlinda Locklear

Wisconsin                         P.O. Box 605

     plaintiff                    Jefferson, MD 21755

                                  301-473-5160

 

THE THAMES BAND OF CANADA         Daan Braveman

(ONEIDA)                          Fax 315-443-4213

     plaintiff                    [COR LD NTC]

                                  Syracuse University College of

                                  Law

                                  Ernest I. White Hall

                                  Syracuse, NY 13210

                                  315-443-2524

 

                                  Carey R. Ramos

                                  FTS 373-3240

                                  FAX 212-373-2773

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Robert S. Smith

                                  FTS 373-3160

                                  FAX 212-373-2384

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Paul, Weiss Law Firm

                                  1285 Avenue of the Americas

                                  New York, NY 10019-6064

                                  212-373-3252

 

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA          William H. Pease, AUSA

     intervenor-plaintiff         Fax: 315-448-0646

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Office of the United States

                                  Attorney

                                  P.O. Box 7198

                                  100 S. Clinton Street

                                  Syracuse, NY 13261-7198

                                  315-448-0672

 

                                  Charles Jakosa, NAM - AUSA

                                   [term  04/24/02]

                                  FTS 514-1411

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Steven Miskinis, PHV

                                  FAX 202-305-0271

 

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  U.S. Department of Justice

                                  Indian Resources Section

                                  Environment and Natural

                                  Resources Division

                                  P.O. Box 44378

                                  Washington, DC 20026-4378

                                  202-305-0269

 

                                  Charles E. O'Connell, Jr., AUSA

                                   [term  04/24/02]

                                  FTS 305-0261

                                  FAX 202-305-0271

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  U.S. Department of Justice

                                  Environment & Natural Resources

                                  Division

                                  P.O. Box 44378

                                  Washington, DC 20026-4378

 

   v.

 

COUNTY OF ONEIDA, NEW YORK        Allan van Gestel

     defendant                     [term  04/08/98]

                                  Fax: 617-523-1231

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Goodwin, Procter Law Firm

                                  Exchange Place

                                  Boston, MA 02109-2881

                                  617-570-1000

 

                                  G. Robert Witmer, Jr.

                                  FTS 263-1609

                                  Fax 585-263-1600

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Nixon, Peabody Law Firm

                                  P.O. Box 31051

                                  Clinton Square

                                  Rochester, NY 14603-1051

                                  585-263-1000

 

                                  David A. Reiser, phv

                                  FAX 202-882-8106

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Zuckerman, Spaeder Law Firm

                                  1201 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.

                                  12th Floor

                                  Washington, DC 20036

                                  202-778-1800

 

                                  David B. Roberts

                                  FTS 473-3299

 

                                  FAX 518-473-1572

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Office of Attorney General

                                  State of New York

                                  The Capitol

                                  Litigation Bureau

                                  Albany, NY 12224-0341

                                  518-474-8370 (Main)

 

COUNTY OF MADISON, NEW YORK       Allan van Gestel

     defendant                     [term  04/08/98]

                                  (See above)

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

                                  G. Robert Witmer, Jr.

                                  (See above)

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

                                  David B. Roberts

                                  (See above)

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

THE STATE OF NEW YORK             Christopher W. Hall

     defendant                    FTS 473-6289

                                  Fax 518-473-1572

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Office of Attorney General

                                  State of New York

                                  The Capitol

                                  Albany, NY 12224-0341

                                  518-474-8370 (Main)

                                  FTS 473-3682

 

                                  David B. Roberts

                                  (See above)

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

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UPSTATE CITIZENS FOR EQUALITY,    Leon R. Koziol

INC.                               [term  03/20/01]

     movant                       FAX 315-735-0991

 [term  03/20/01]                 [COR LD NTC]

                                  Office of Leon R. Koziol

                                  1518 Genesee Street

                                  Utica, NY 13502

                                  315-735-2271

 

BOND, SCHOENECK & KING            S. Paul Battaglia

 

     movant                       Fax: 315-422-3598

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  John J. Dee

                                   [term  07/27/01]

                                  Fax: 315-422-3598

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Bond, Schoeneck Law Firm

                                  One Lincoln Center

                                  Syracuse, NY 13202-1355

                                  315-422-0121

 

ORCHARD PARTY/MARBLE HILL         Michael G. Sterthous

ONEIDA INDIANS                     [term  05/22/02]

     movant                       Fax: 518-487-7777

 [term  05/22/02]                 [COR LD NTC]

                                  Whiteman, Osterman Law Firm

                                  One Commerce Plaza

                                  Suite 1900

                                  Albany, NY 12260

                                  518-487-7600

 

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ONEIDA LTD.                       James H. McGowan, III

     movant                        [term  03/20/01]

 [term  03/20/01]                 Fax: 315-474-4040

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Menter, Rudin Law Firm

                                  500 South Salina Street

                                  Suite 500

                                  Syracuse, NY 13202

                                  315-474-7541

 

                                  Anne Berleman Kearney, PHV

                                   [term  03/20/01]

                                  FAX 414-297-4900

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Thomas L. Shriner, Jr., PHV

                                   [term  03/20/01]

                                  FAX 414-297-4900

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Foley, Lardner Law Firm

                                  777 East Wisconsin Avenue

                                  First Wisconsin Center

                                  Milwaukee, WI 53202-5367

                                  414-271-2400

 

                                  Charles G. Curtis, Jr.

                                   [term  03/20/01]

                                  FAX 608-258-4258

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

                                  Foley, Lardner Law Firm

                                  150 East Gilman Street

                                  Madison, WI 53701-1497

                                  608-257-5035

 

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AMERICAN CITIZENS ASSOCIATION     Charles G. King

     movant                        [term  03/20/01]

 [term  03/20/01]                 FTS 859-8086

                                  FAX 212-859-9593

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Fried, Frank Law Firm

                                  One New York Plaza

                                  New York, NY 10004

                                  212-859-8248

 

JAMES M. CHAPPELL                 Charles G. King

     movant                        [term  03/20/01]

 [term  03/20/01]                 (See above)

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

THOMAS LAURIN                     Charles G. King

     movant                        [term  03/20/01]

 [term  03/20/01]                 (See above)

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

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NEW YORK BROTHERTOWN INDIAN       New York Brothertown Indian

NATION, by Maurice "Storm"        Nation

Champlain, Vice Chief              [term  04/20/01]

     intervenor-plaintiff         [COR LD NTC] [PRO SE]

                                  136B Prospect Street

                                  Norwich, CT 06360

 

                                  Marilyn Ward Ford

                                  FAX 203-582-3244

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Quinnipiac Law School

                                  275 Mount Carmel Avenue

                                  Hamden, CT 06518

                                  203-582-3258

 

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THE STATE OF NEW YORK             Christopher W. Hall

     counter-claimant             FTS 473-6289

                                  Fax 518-473-1572

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Office of Attorney General

                                  State of New York

                                  The Capitol

                                  Albany, NY 12224-0341

                                  518-474-8370 (Main)

                                  FTS 473-3682

 

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THE ONEIDA INDIAN NATION OF       Thomas D. Barr

NEW YORK STATE                    212-474-1309

aka                               [COR LD NTC]

Oneida Indian Nation of New       Cravath, Swaine Law Firm

York                              Worldwide Plaza

aka                               825 Eighth Avenue

Oneida Indians of New York        New York, NY 10019-7475

     counter-defendant            212-474-1000

 

                                  William W. Taylor, III

                                  Fax 202-659-0014

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Caroline A. Judge

                                  Fax 202-822-8106

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Zuckerman, Spaeder Law Firm

                                  1201 Connecticut Avenue, N.W.

                                  12th Floor

                                  Washington, DC 20036

                                  202-778-1800

 

                                  John A. DeFrancisco

                                   [term  02/02/01]

                                  FAX 313-479-9300

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  DeFrancisco Law Firm

                                  121 East Water Street

                                  Syracuse, NY 13202

                                  315-479-9000

 

THE ONEIDA INDIAN NATION OF       Arlinda Locklear, nam

WISCONSIN                         Fax: 301-473-4425

aka                               [COR LD NTC]

The Oneida Tribe of Indians of    Office of Arlinda Locklear

Wisconsin                         P.O. Box 605

     counter-defendant            Jefferson, MD 21755

                                  301-473-5160

 

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COUNTY OF ONEIDA, NEW YORK        Allan van Gestel

     counter-claimant              [term  04/08/98]

                                  Fax: 617-523-1231

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Goodwin, Procter Law Firm

                                  Exchange Place

                                  Boston, MA 02109-2881

                                  617-570-1000

 

                                  G. Robert Witmer, Jr.

                                  FTS 263-1609

                                  Fax 585-263-1600

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Nixon, Peabody Law Firm

                                  P.O. Box 31051

                                  Clinton Square

                                  Rochester, NY 14603-1051

                                  585-263-1000

 

COUNTY OF MADISON, NEW YORK       Allan van Gestel

     counter-claimant              [term  04/08/98]

                                  (See above)

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

                                  G. Robert Witmer, Jr.

                                  (See above)

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

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THE THAMES BAND OF CANADA         Daan Braveman

(ONEIDA)                          Fax 315-443-4213

     counter-defendant            [COR LD NTC]

                                  Syracuse University College of

                                  Law

                                  Ernest I. White Hall

                                  Syracuse, NY 13210

                                  315-443-2524

 

                                  Carey R. Ramos

                                  FTS 373-3240

                                  FAX 212-373-2773

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Robert S. Smith

                                  FTS 373-3160

                                  FAX 212-373-2384

                                  [COR LD NTC]

 

                                  Paul, Weiss Law Firm

                                  1285 Avenue of the Americas

                                  New York, NY 10019-6064

                                  212-373-3252

 

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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA          William H. Pease, AUSA

     counter-defendant            Fax: 315-448-0646

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Office of the United States

                                  Attorney

                                  P.O. Box 7198

                                  100 S. Clinton Street

                                  Syracuse, NY 13261-7198

                                  315-448-0672

 

                                  Charles Jakosa, NAM - AUSA

                                   [term  04/24/02]

                                  FTS 514-1411

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Steven Miskinis, PHV

                                  FAX 202-305-0271

                                  U.S. Department of Justice

                                  Indian Resources Section

                                  Environment and Natural

                                  Resources Division

                                  P.O. Box 44378

                                  Washington, DC 20026-4378

                                  202-305-0269

 

                                  Charles E. O'Connell, Jr., AUSA

                                   [term  04/24/02]

                                  FTS 305-0261

                                  FAX 202-305-0271

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  U.S. Department of Justice

                                  Environment & Natural Resources

                                  Division

                                  P.O. Box 44378

                                  Washington, DC 20026-4378

 

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MARBLE HILL ONEIDA INDIANS        Philip H. Gitlen

     movant                        [term  05/22/02]

 [term  05/22/02]                 Fax: 518-487-7777

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Michael G. Sterthous

                                   [term  05/22/02]

 

                                  Fax: 518-487-7777

                                  [COR LD NTC]

                                  Whiteman, Osterman Law Firm

                                  One Commerce Plaza

                                  Suite 1900

                                  Albany, NY 12260

                                  518-487-7600

 

 

 

DOCKET PROCEEDINGS

 


DATE # DOCKET ENTRY

 

5/3/74   1       COMPLAINT filed; FILING FEE $ 15.00 (lmp)

                 [Entry date 06/10/94]

 

5/29/74  3       ANSWER to Complaint by County of Oneida, NY (Attorney

                 Donald Keinz, County Attorney) (lmp) [Entry date 06/10/94]

 

6/4/74   4       ANSWER to Complaint by County of Madison NY (Attorney

                 William L. Burke, County Attorney) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 06/10/94]

 

1/25/78  10      ORDER, for Allan van Gestel is admitted & to Appear Pro Hac

                 Vice for all further proceedings in this court. (signed by

                 Judge Howard G. Munson on 1/24/78) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 06/10/94] [Edit date 09/25/00]

 

5/17/79  22      ORDER, denying Defts' Motion for Summary Judgment &

                 certifying issue for appeal. (signed by Judge Port on

                 5/17/79) (lmp) [Entry date 06/10/94]

 

6/16/80  27      JUDGMENT OF USCA (certified copy) dismissing Defts' Appeal

                 of Judge Port's 5/17/79 Order denying summary judgment. (lmp)

                 [Entry date 06/10/94]

 

6/23/80  --      Pre-trial conference held (lmp) [Entry date 06/10/94]

 

6/27/83  33      ORDER, dismissing motion to withdraw as counsel sua sponte

                 for lack of jurisdiction due to pending appeal. (signed by

                 Judge Port on 6/27/83) (lmp) [Entry date 06/10/94]

 

7/20/83  36      ORDER, vacating Order dated 6/27/83 & holding in abeyance

                 motion to withdraw as counsel pending final determination

                 of 70-CV-35 unless otherwise ordered. (signed by Senior

                 Judge Port on 7/19/83) (lmp) [Entry date 06/10/94]

 

4/2/90   47      ORDER, denying motion to consolidate 70-CV-35, 74-CV-187,

                 74-CV-167 & 86-CV-1140. (signed by Judge Neal P. McCurn on

                 3/27/90) (lmp) [Entry date 06/10/94]

 

3/20/98  48      MOTION by AUSA, William Pease and Charles E. O'Connell,

                 Jr., Dept. of Justice Trial Atty. for United States to

                 Intervene in order to enforce the provisions of the Treaty

                 of Canandaigua of 1974, 7 Stat. 44, and the Indian Trade

                 and Intercourse Act, 25 USC Sec 177 by United States,

                 before Hon. Howard Munson. Hearing set for 10:00 4/17/98 ,

                 Response Deadline 4/3/98 Motion returnable before

                 Judge/Mag. Judge: Munson (sam) [Entry date 03/23/98]

 

3/20/98  49      MEMORANDUM by AUSA, William Pease and Charles E. I'Connell,

                 Jr. of the Dept. of Justice for United States in support of

                 [48-1] motion to Intervene in order to enforce the

                 provisions of the Treaty of Canandaigua of 1974, 7 Stat.

                 44, and the Indian Trade and Intercourse Act, 25 USC Sec

                 177 by United States. (sam) [Entry date 03/23/98]

 

3/20/98  --      The United States provided a Proposed Order and a copy of

                 the Proposed Complaint in Intervention. (sam)

                 [Entry date 03/23/98]

 

3/24/98  50      AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE BY MAIL by United States  Re: [0-0]

                 remark, [49-1] support memorandum, [48-1] motion to

                 Intervene in order to enforce the provisions of the Treaty

                 of Canandaigua of 1974, 7 Stat. 44, and the Indian Trade

                 and Intercourse Act, 25 USC Sec 177 by United States,

                 before Hon. Howard Munson. (sam)

 

4/6/98   51      CONFIRMATION NOTICE by G. Robert Witmer, Jr. (to be new

                 counsel for defts.) as to adjournment of pending motion to

                 5/26/98 in Albany.  Opposition papers to be received by

                 5/12/98. (sam) [Entry date 04/09/98]

 

4/6/98   --      Deadline updated; Motion Hearing reset for 11:00 a.m. on

                 5/26/98 re: [48-1] motion to Intervene in order to enforce

                 the provisions of the Treaty of Canandaigua of 1974, 7

                 Stat. and the Indian Trade and Intercourse Act, 25 USC Sec

                 177 by United States,, Response to Motion reset to

                 5/12/98 for [48-1] motion to Intervene in order to enforce

                 the provisions of the Treaty of of 1974, 7 Stat. 44, and

                 the Indian Trade and Intercourse Act, 25 USC Sec 177. (sam)

                 [Entry date 04/09/98]

 

4/8/98   52      ORDER, to Substitute Attorney terminated attorney Allan

                 van Gestel for County of Madison NY, attorney William S.

                 Calli for County of Oneida, NY, attorney Allan van Gestel

                 for County of Oneida, NY Added G. Robert Witmer Jr. (

                 signed by Senior Judge Howard G. Munson on 4/8/98 ) (sam)

                 [Entry date 04/09/98]

 

5/11/98  53      RESPONSE by Michael R. Smith, Esq. and Thomas D. Barr, Esq

                 for Oneida Ind. NY that there is no Opposition Re: [48-1]

                 motion to Intervene in order to enforce the provisions of

                 the Treaty of Canandaigua of 1974, 7 Stat. 44, and the

                 Indian Trade and Intercourse Act, 25 USC Sec 177 by United

                 States.  Attached is a Certificate of Service. (sam)

 

5/13/98  54      MEMORANDUM and and Certificate of Service by G_.Robert

                 W_itmer, Jr., Esq for County of Oneida, NY and County of

                 Madison NY in opposition to [48-1] motion to Intervene in

                 order to enforce the provisions of the Treaty of

                 Canandaigua of 1974, 7 Stat. 44, and the Indian Trade

                 Intercourse Act, 25 USC Sec 177 by United States, before

                 Hon. Howard Munson. (sam)

 

5/26/98  55      Minute entry: Motion Hearing: Judge Munson hears argument on

                 [48-1] motion to Intervene in order to enforce the

                 provisions of the Treaty of Canandaigua of 1974, 7 Stat. 44,

                 and the Indian Trade and Intercourse Act, 25 USC Sec 177 by

                 United States, RESERVES DECISION and takes under advisement.

                 Court to issue a written Order. Michael Smith for Oneida

                 Indian Nation of NYS, Arlinda Locklear for Oneida Indian

                 Nation of Wisconsin, G, Robert Witmer, for County of Oneida,

                 Charles O' Connell for Movant USA. Court Reporter: Theresa

                 Berical.  Appearances: Bercial (ptm) [Entry date 05/27/98]

                 [Edit date 05/28/98]

 

6/3/98   56      ORDER   granting in part, denying in part [48-1] motion to

                 Intervene in order to enforce the provisions of the Treaty

                 of Canandaigua of 1974, 7 Stat. 44, and the Indian Trade

                 and Intercourse Act, 25 USC Sec 177 by United States,

                 before Hon. Howard Munson.  ORDERS that the US motion to

                 intervene pursuant to Rule 24(a)(2) of FRCP is DENIED.

                 ORDERS that the US motion to intervene pursuant to Rule

                 24(b)(2) of FRCP is GRANTED. ( signed by Senior Judge

                 Howard G. Munson on 6/2/98 ) (sam)

 

8/11/98  57      ANSWER County of Oneida  and County of Madison to Complaint

                 in Intervention by the Plaintiff-Intervenor (Attorney G.

                 Robert Witmer, Jr. ), (sam) [Entry date 08/13/98]

 

9/2/98   --      CASE reassigned  to Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn (lmp)

                 [Entry date 09/03/98]

 

9/2/98   58      Minute entry: PT Conf. - Judge McCurn reviews status of

                 case & directs this case be reassigned to him; attys.

                 advise Court regarding proposed amended complaint, motion

                 to consolidate, etc.; Judge McCurn states he will not

                 entertain a motion to consolidate this case w/70-CV-35;

                 schedule set in 70-CV-35; in 74-CV-187, STAY IS LIFTED;

                 Pltfs. to send copy of proposed amended complaint to Defts.

                 by 10/15/98; Defts. to advise by 11/1/98 if they oppose the

                 filing of same; if they oppose it, Pltfs. to file motions

                 to amend complaint & for class certification; set Motion

                 Filing deadline to 11/1/98; after reviewing papers, Court

                 will decide if oral argument is required; attys. advise

                 Court as to status of settlement negotiations; Atty. Barr

                 to submit proposed order.  APP:  William Taylor & William

                 Barr for NYS Oneida; Arlinda Locklear for Oneida of

                 Wisconsin; Carey Ramos for Oneida of Thames; G. Robert

                 Witmer, Jr., for Deft. Counties; David Roberts & Heather

                 Wollowitz w/Jan Farr, Special Counsel, Judith Hard &

                 Patrick Kehoe for NYS; Charles O'Connell & William Pease

                 for USA w/Heather Sibbison for Dept. of Interior; Court

                 Reporter/ECRO: Ken Crewell (Law Clerk - CLR) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 09/03/98]

 

9/3/98   59      Intervenor's COMPLAINT by USA against County of Oneida, NY,

                 County of Madison NY (lmp)

 

9/4/98   60      STIPULATION AND ORDER, to Substitute Attorney Added Carey

                 R. Ramos, Robert S. Smith, Daan Braveman for Thames Band of

                 Canada (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on 8/20/98)

                 (lmp)

 

9/4/98   61      NOTICE of attorney appearance for Thames Bank of Can. by

                 Carey R. Ramos, Robert S. Smith. (lmp)

 

9/24/98  62      SCHEDULING ORDER, set Amended Pleadings deadline to

                 11/2/98; by 10/15/98 Pltfs. to serve on Defts. copy of

                 proposed amended complaint w/notice that Pltfs. intend to

                 move for leave to amend; by 11/2/98 Plts. to file motions

                 for leave to amend complaint (if Defts. have not consented

                 to filing of same) & for certification of Deft. class.

                 (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on 9/23/98) (lmp)

 

10/21/98 63      REQUEST by Atty. Taylor dtd 10/14/98 and ORDER, reset

                 deadline for Ptlfs. to serve Defts. w/copy of proposed

                 amended complaint to 12/1/98 & Motion Filing deadline to

                 12/8/98 for motions to amend complaint & to certify Deft.

                 class. (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on 10/16/98)

                 (lmp)

 

12/8/98  64      MOTION by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank

                 of Can. to Amend [1-1] complaint w/attached copy of

                 proposed amended complaint. Motion returnable before

                 Judge/Mag. Judge: McCurn (lmp)

 

12/8/98  65      AFFIDAVIT by William W. Taylor, III, Esq., for Oneida Ind.

                 NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can.  Re: [64-1]

                 motion to Amend [1-1] complaint (lmp)

 

12/8/98  66      MEMORANDUM by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames

                 Bank of Can.  in support of [64-1] motion to Amend [1-1]

                 complaint (lmp)

 

12/8/98  67      MOTION by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank

                 of Can. to Certify Defendant Class.  Motion returnable

                 before Judge/Mag. Judge: McCur (lmp)

 

12/8/98  68      AFFIDAVIT by Donald A. Fisher, Esq., for Oneida Ind. NY,

                 Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can.  Re: [67-1]

                 motion to Certify Defendant Class (lmp)

 

12/8/98  69      MEMORANDUM by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames

                 Bank of Can.  in support of [67-1] motion to Certify

                 Defendant Class (lmp)

 

12/8/98  70      MOTION by United States to Amend [59-1] intervenor

                 complaint w/proposed amended complaint under separate

                 cover. Motion returnable before Judge/Mag. Judge: McCurn

                 (lmp) [Entry date 12/09/98]

 

12/8/98  71      DECLARATION by AUSA William H. Pease for United States  Re:

                 [70-1] motion to Amend [59-1] intervenor complaint (lmp)

                 [Entry date 12/09/98]

 

12/8/98  72      MEMORANDUM by United States  in support of [70-1] motion to

                 Amend [59-1] intervenor complaint (lmp)

                 [Entry date 12/09/98]

 

12/11/98 73      LETTER ORDER, Response to Motion set to 5:00 pm on 2/26/98

                 for [67-1] motion to Certify Defendant Class, [64-1] motion

                 to Amend [1-1] complaint, and [70-1] motion to Amend [59-1]

                 intervenor complaint; and oral argument Hearing set for

                 11:00 am on 3/26/99 re: [67-1] motion to Certify Defendant

                 Class, [64-1] motion to Amend [1-1] complaint, and [70-1]

                 motion to Amend [59-1] intervenor complaint (signed by

                 Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on 12/9/98) (lmp)

 

12/11/98 74      LETTER ORDER acknowledging receipt of 12/10/98 letter from

                 Atty. Taylor received by FAX (copy attached) & advising

                 that 3/26/99 date for oral argument is earliest possible

                 date available, etc. (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn

                 on 12/11/98) (lmp)

 

12/22/98 75      Minute entry:  Tel. Conf. - court inquires as to past &

                 present settlement negotiations & discusses w/counsel

                 question of having a mediator/settlement master/special

                 master involved; set Status Report deadline to 1/11/99 for

                 parties to submit to court in writing their proposal re

                 mediator process, Motion Hearing adjourned to 11:00 am on

                 3/29/99 re: [67-1] motion to Certify Defendant Class,

                 [64-1] motion to Amend [1-1] complaint & [70-1] motion to

                 Amend [59-1] intervenor complaint.  APP:  William Taylor &

                 William Barr for NYS Oneida; Arlinda Locklear for Oneidz of

                 Wisconsin & Frances Shenandoah; Robert Smith of Oneida of

                 Thames; G. Robert Witmer for Counties; James Simons for USA

                 & Heather Sibbison; Present but not officially in case or

                 invited to participate in conf. - David Roberts, Heather

                 Wollowitz for NYS & Jan Farr, Judith Hard & Patrick Kehoe;

                 Court Reporter/ECRO: Jodi Hibbard (LC-CLR) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 12/23/98]

 

1/8/99   76      REQUEST by Leon R. Koziol, Esq., for Upstate Citizens for

                 Equity dtd 1/4/99 and LETTER ORDER denying his request to

                 postpone of 1/11/99 deadline for submission of nominees as

                 mediator for lack of standing & directing parties to

                 continue to comply w/previous order. (signed by Senior

                 Judge Neal P. McCurn on 1/7/99) (lmp)

 

1/20/99  77      Minute entry: Tel. Conf. - Court discusses w/attys. matters

                 concerning mediation of this case.  APP:  Robert Smith for

                 Pltfs.; G. Robert Witmer, Jr. for Defts.; Court

                 Reporter/ECRO: None (Law Clerk - CLR) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 01/22/99] [Edit date 01/22/99]

 

1/21/99  78      Minute entry: Tel. Conf. - Court continues discussion

                 w/attys. regarding mediation.  APP:  Thomas Mason for

                 Pltfs.; G. Robert Witmer, Jr., for Defts.; Court

                 Reporter/ECRO: None (Law Clerk - CLR) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 01/22/99]

 

1/22/99  79      MOTION by Upstate Citizens for to Intervene  by Upstate

                 Citizens for Equality, and for Countersuitwith attached

                 affidavits of Leon R. Koziol and Scott Peterman and Exhibit

                 A , Hearing set for 10:00 2/23/99 , Response Deadline 2/9/99

                 , Reply to Response Deadline 2/16/99 Motion returnable

                 before Judge: McCurn (plm)

 

1/22/99  80      MEMORANDUM oa Law by Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc. in

                 support of [79-1] motion to Intervene  by Upstate Citizens

                 for Equality, [79-2] motion for Countersuit (plm)

 

1/22/99  81      PROPOSED "ANSWER in Intervention" to Complaint by Upstate

                 Citizens for Equality, Inc. (Attorney Leon R. Koziol ), (plm)

                 [Edit date 01/27/99]

 

1/22/99  82      CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Upstate Citizens for Equality,

                 Inc. of Motion, Memorandum of Law and Answer in

                 Intervention. (plm)

 

1/27/99  83      LETTER ORDER, that  [79-1] motion to Intervene by Upstate

                 Citizens for Equality is held in abeyance pending

                 resolution of motions to amend & to certify Deft. class;

                 once Court has ruled on pending motions, it will advise

                 parties as to how it will proceed w/respect to this motion;

                 in light of foregoing, there is no need for any party to

                 respond to this motion. (signed by Senior Judge Neal P.

                 McCurn on 1/27/99) (lmp)

 

2/2/99   84      AFFIDAVITS OF SERVICE BY MAIL by Upstate Citizens Re:

                 [79-1] motion to Intervene  by Upstate Citizens for

                 Equality, [79-2] motion for Countersuit (lmp)

 

2/5/99   85      Minute entry: Tel. Conf. - discussion re possible mediator;

                 parties will continue to work towards naming a mediator;

                 further Tel. Conf. set for 2/11/99.  APP:  Willam Taylor &

                 Thomas Mason for Pltfs.; Jan Farr for NYS; Heather Sibbison

                 for USA; Court Reporter/ECRO: None (LC-CLR) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 02/16/99]

 

2/11/99  86      Minute entry:  Tel. Conf. - discussed progress re selection

                 of mediator; parties to report to court within the week as

                 to their selections; if unanimous agreement not possible,

                 phone conf. set for 2/19/99 at 2:15 pm at which time

                 parties are to advise court as to the name the majority

                 favors & minority will also have an opportunity to put

                 forth the name of the individual they prefer; court will

                 select one or the other, or a third party to serve as

                 mediator.  APP:  William Taylor & Thomas Barr for Oneida

                 Ind. Nation of NY; Arlinda Locklear for Oneida Ind. Tribe

                 of Wisconsin; Robert Smith & Ashlie Beringer for Oneida

                 Thames Band of Canada; G. Robert Witmer, Jr. for Defts.;

                 Jan Farr for NYS; James Clear, Charles O'Connell & Heather

                 Sibbison for USA; Court Reporter/ECRO: None (LC-CLR) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 02/16/99]

 

2/24/99  87      ORDER OF REFERENCE, appointing Ronald J. Riccio as Neutral

                 Settlement Master, etc. (signed by Senior Judge Neal P.

                 McCurn on 2/24/99) (lmp)

 

2/24/99  88      ORDER, directing Clerk's Office to file the curriculum

                 vitae of Ronald J. Riccio which is attached to this order.

                 (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on 2/24/99) (lmp)

 

2/25/99  89      Minute entry for 2/22/99: Tel. Conf. - attys. express their

                 respective views regarding names of 2 proposed mediators;

                 Court will decide on mediator within the week.  APP:

                 William Taylor & Thomas Barr for Oneida Indian Nation of NY;

                  Arlinda Locklear for Oneida Indian Tribe of Wisconsin;

                 Carey Ramos, Robert S. Smith & Ashlie Beringer for Oneida

                 Thames Band; James Clear, Charles O'Connell & Heather

                 Sibbison for USA; G. Robert Witmer & Robert Shraver for

                 Defts.; Jan Farr for NYS; Court Reporter/ECRO: None. (lmp)

 

2/26/99  90      MEMORANDUM by County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY

                 in opposition to [64-1] motion to Amend [1-1] complaint,

                 [70-1] motion to Amend [59-1] intervenor complaint (lmp)

 

2/26/99  91      MEMORANDUM by County of Oneida, NY  in opposition to [67-1]

                 motion to Certify Defendant Class (lmp)

 

2/26/99  92      MOTION to Intervene  by Oneida Ltd., Hearing set for

                 11:00 am on 3/29/99 in Syracuse, Response Deadline 3/15/99;

                 Motion returnable before Judge/Mag. Judge: McCurn (lmp)

 

2/26/99  93      AFFIDAVIT by Catherine H. Suttmeier, VP, Secretary &

                 General Counsel of Oneida Ltd. Re: [92-1] motion to

                 Intervene by Oneida Ltd. (lmp)

 

2/26/99  94      MEMORANDUM by Oneida Ltd.  in support of [92-1] motion to

                 Intervene  by Oneida Ltd. (lmp)

 

2/26/99  95      CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Oneida Ltd. of Motion to

                 Intervene, Affidavit, Memorandum & proposed Memorandum in

                 opposition to Pltfs' Motion to Amend Complaints. (lmp)

 

3/3/99   96      LETTER ORDER granting NYS & Thruway Authority's request to

                 sever motion to certify from motions to amend; court will

                 go ahead w/motions to amend as currently scheduled; once

                 those motions are resolved, court will decide how to

                 proceed w/motion to certify, etc. (signed by Senior Judge

                 Neal P. McCurn on 3/3/99) (lmp)

 

3/8/99   97      MOTION by Oneida Ltd. for Charles G. Curtis, Jr., Esq. to

                 Appear Pro Hac Vice. Motion returnable before Judge/Mag.

                 Judge: McCurn (lmp)

 

3/8/99   98      MOTION by Oneida Ltd. for Thomas L. Shriner, Jr., Esq. to

                 Appear Pro Hac Vice. Motion returnable before Judge/Mag.

                 Judge: McCurn (lmp)

 

3/8/99   99      MOTION by Oneida Ltd. for Anne Berleman Kearney, Esq.,  to

                 Appear Pro Hac Vice; Motion returnable before Judge/Mag.

                 Judge: McCurn (lmp)

 

3/16/99  100     REPLY by United States  to response to [70-1] motion to

                 Amend [59-1] intervenor complaint (lmp)

                 [Entry date 03/17/99]

 

3/18/99  101     Scheduling Notice:  Letter from Atty. Taylor drd 3/3/99

                 confirming permission to file reply papers; Reply to

                 Response to Motion reset to 3/19/99 for [64-1] motion to

                 Amend [1-1] complaint (lmp)

 

3/18/99  --      Deadline updated; Pltfs. granted permission to file reply

                 papers; Reply to Response to Motion reset to 4/15/99 for

                 [67-1] motion to Certify Defendant Class (lmp)

 

3/18/99  102     RENEWED MOTION by Oneida Ltd. for Leave to File Memorandum

                 of Law in Opposition to Pltfs' Motions to Amend Complaints;

                 Motion returnable before Judge/Mag. Judge: McCurn (lmp)

                 [Entry date 03/19/99] [Edit date 03/19/99]

 

3/18/99  103     MEMORANDUM by Oneida Ltd.  in support of [102-1] motion for

                 Leave to File Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Pltfs'

                 Motions to Amend Complaints (lmp) [Entry date 03/19/99]

 

3/18/99  104     AFFIDAVIT by Charles G. Curtis, Jr., Esq., for Oneida Ltd.

                 Re: [102-1] motion for Leave to File Memorandum of Law in

                 Opposition to Pltfs' Motions to Amend Complaints (lmp)

                 [Entry date 03/19/99]

 

3/18/99  105     CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Oneida Ltd. of Renewed Motion,

                 Memorandum of Law & Affidavit by mail on 3/18/99. (lmp)

                 [Entry date 03/19/99]

 

3/19/99  106     REPLY by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank

                 of Can.  to response to [64-1] motion to Amend [1-1]

                 complaint (lmp)

 

3/19/99  107     Scheduling Notice:  Letter from Atty. Taylor dtd 3/18/99

                 confirming permission to file reply papers; Reply to

                 Response to Motion reset to 4/15/99 for [67-1] motion to

                 Certify Defendant Class (lmp)

 

3/19/99  108     REPLY by Thames Bank of Can.  to response to [64-1] motion

                 to Amend [1-1] complaint (lmp)

 

3/19/99  109     AFFIDAVIT by Carey R. Ramos, Esq., for Oneida of Thames

                 Band of Can. Re: [64-1] motion to Amend [1-1] complaint (lmp)

 

3/23/99  110     LETTER ORDER, Response to Motion set to 5:00 pm on 3/25/99

                 by FAX for [102-1] motion for Leave to File Memorandum of

                 Law in Opposition to Pltfs' Motions to Amend Complaints;

                 if no opposition, court will grant motion; if opposition

                 papers are filed, court will entertain oral argument on

                 this motion on 3/29/99 at 11 am along w/currently scheduled

                 motions to amend. (signed by Senior Neal P. McCurn on

                 3/22/99) (lmp)

 

3/24/99  111     Letter MEMORANDUM by County of Oneida, NY, County of

                 Madison NY in support of Oneida Ltd's [102-1] motion for

                 Leave to File Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Pltfs'

                 Motions to Amend Complaints (lmp)

 

3/25/99  112     Letter from John Benjamin Carroll, Esq., on behalf of

                 Madison-Oneida Landowners, Inc. w/attached exhibits. (lmp)

 

3/26/99  113     MOTION to Intervene as Defts. by American Citizens, James

                 M. Chappell, Thomas Laurin, Hearing set for 9:30 am on

                 4/27/99, Response Deadline 4/13/99; Motion returnable

                 before Judge/Mag. Judge: McCurn (lmp)

 

3/26/99  114     AFFIDAVIT by Gary Padula, President of American Citizens,

                 Re: [113-1] motion to Intervene as Defts. by American

                 Citizens, James M. Chappell, Thomas Laurin (lmp)

 

3/26/99  115     AFFIDAVIT by Charles King, Esq., for American Citizens,

                 James M. Chappell, Thomas Laurin Re: [113-1] motion to

                 Intervene as Defts. by American Citizens, James M.

                 Chappell, Thomas Laurin w/attached Exhibits. (lmp)

 

3/26/99  116     MEMORANDUM by American Citizens, James M. Chappell, Thomas

                 Laurin  in support of [113-1] motion to Intervene as Defts.

                 by American Citizens, James M. Chappell, Thomas Laurin (lmp)

 

3/29/99  117     Minute entry:  granting [102-1] Oneida Ltd's motion for

                 Leave to File Memorandum of Law in Opposition to Pltfs'

                 Motions to Amend Complaints; [64-1] motion to Amend [1-1]

                 complaint under advisement; [70-1] motion to Amend [59-1]

                 intervenor complaint under advisement; Pltfs' attys. to

                 file supplemental brief within 10 days; Judge McCurn stays

                 all further proceedings until 5/26/99; set Pretrial

                 Conference for 2:00 pm on 5/26/99; parties to order

                 transcript of today's proceedings. APP: William Taylor &

                 Thomas Barr for Oneida NY; Arlinda Locklear & Francis

                 Skenandore for Oneida Wisconsin; Robert Smith, Wendy

                 Schechter & Ashlie Beringer for Oneida Thames Band; Charles

                 O'Connell for USA; G. Robert Witmer, David Shraver, Stacy

                 Stritzel, John Campanie & Steve Haggas for Deft. Counties;

                 David Roberts, Rachel Kretser, Jan Farr & John O'Mara for

                 NYS; Richard Holwell & Dwight Healy for NYS Thruway; Leon

                 Koziol for Upstate Citizens; James McGowan, Charles Curtis

                 & Marty Tyksinski (in-house) for Oneida Ltd.; Charles King

                 for Amn. Citizens; John Benjamin Carroll for Madison/Oneida

                 County Landowners; Court Reporter/ECRO: K. Crewell (LC-CLR)

                 (lmp)

 

3/29/99  118     MEMORANDUM by Oneida Ltd. in opposition to [64-1] motion to

                 Amend [1-1] complaint, [70-1] motion to Amend [59-1]

                 intervenor complaint (lmp) [Entry date 03/30/99]

 

4/2/99   119     LETTER ORDER [113-1] motion to Intervene as Defts. by

                 American Citizens, James M. Chappell, Thomas Laurin will

                 not be heard on 4/27/99; once motions to amend are

                 resolved, court will decide how to proceed w/motion to

                 certify Deft. class, as well as various potential

                 intervenors, etc. (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on

                 3/30/99) (lmp)

 

4/2/99   136     TRANSCRIPT filed Re: motions held on March 29, 1999 before

                 Hon. Neal P. McCurn, Sr. (sam) [Entry date 07/20/99]

 

4/8/99   120     SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM by Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames

                 Band of Can. in support of [64-1] motion to Amend [1-1]

                 complaint (lmp)

 

4/8/99   121     SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM by Oneida Ind. NY, Thames Bank of

                 Can. in support of [64-1] motion to Amend [1-1] complaint &

                 in response to brief of Amicus Oneida Ltd. (lmp)

 

4/8/99   122     APPENDIX by Oneida Ind. NY, Thames Band of Can. to [121-1]

                 support memorandum (lmp)

 

4/9/99   123     CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Oneida Ind. NY, Thames Band of

                 Can. as to [121-1] Supplemental Memorandum & [122-1]

                 Appendix. (lmp)

 

4/9/99   124     SUPPLEMENTAL MEMORANDUM by United States  in support of

                 [70-1] motion to Amend [59-1] intervenor complaint (lmp)

 

4/15/99  125     REPLY by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank

                 of Can.  to response to [67-1] motion to Certify Defendant

                 Class (sam)

 

4/15/99  126     APPEMDIX with EXHIBITS 1-8 to [125-1] Reply Memorandum by

                 Plaintiffs in further support of motion to certify

                 defendant class. (sam)

 

4/15/99  127     AFFIDAVIT of SERVICE  Re: [126-1] remark, [125-1] response

                 reply (sam)

 

5/13/99  128     LETTER ORDER, Pretrial Conference set for 2:00 PM on

                 5/26/99 will be conducted by telephone; no need for

                 counsel to appear at Syracuse; Court requests Atty. Witmer

                 make necessary arrangements for same. (signed by Senior

                 Judge Neal P. McCurn on 5/13/99) (lmp)

 

5/19/99  129     LETTER ORDER, Rule 16 conf. set for 5/26/99 is adjourned

                 without date; same will be rescheduled once court decides

                 pending motions to amend & any subsequent motions in

                 relation thereto, etc. (signed by Senior Judge Neal P.

                 McCurn on 5/18/99) (lmp)

 

5/20/99  130     MOTION by Bond, Schoeneck to Have Court Recognize Its

                 Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement & Charging

                 Lien w/attached cert/svc., Hearing set for 10:00 am on

                 6/22/99 in Syracuse, Response Deadline 6/8/99; Motion

                 returnable before Judge/Mag. Judge: McCurn (lmp)

 

5/20/99  131     MEMORANDUM by Bond, Schoeneck  in support of [130-1] motion

                 to Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant to

                 Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien (lmp)

 

5/20/99  132     AFFIDAVIT by George C. Shattuck, Esq., for Bond, Schoeneck

                 Re: [130-1] motion to Have Court Recognize Its Right to a

                 Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien (lmp)

 

5/20/99  133     APPENDIX of Exhibits by Bond, Schoeneck  in support of

                 [132-1] affidavit (lmp)

 

6/2/99   134     LETTER ORDER, Motion Hearing set for 2:00 PM on 7/14/99 in

                 Syracuse, re: [130-1] motion to Have Court Recognize Its

                 Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement & Charging

                 Lien, Response to Motion reset to 6/21/99 for [130-1]

                 motion to Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant

                 to Retainer Agreement & Lien; if no oppposition papers

                 filed, court will take motion on submit. (signed by Senior

                 Judge Neal P. McCurn on 6/1/99) (lmp)

 

6/22/99  135     STIPULATION and ORDER, [130-1] Motion by Bond, Schoeneck &

                 King for charging lien, etc., is adjourned for 6 mos. or

                 until settled. (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on

                 6/21/99) (lmp)

 

9/2/99   137     Minute entry for 9/1/99: Tel Conf. Mediator Riccio re

                 status of this matter.  APP:  Ronald J. Riccio, Mediator;

                 Court Reporter/ECRO: None (LC-CLR) (lmp)

 

9/2/99   138     LETTER ORDER, set Pretrial Conference for 11:00 am on

                 9/27/99 in Syracuse for purpose of receiving report from

                 mediator & attys. as to status of mediation process & to

                 discuss future scheduling; representative of each party may

                 also attend. (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on

                 9/1/99) (lmp)

 

9/24/99  139     Letter from Atty. Koziol for Upstate Citizens dtd 9/23/99

                 withdrawing portion of motion for intervention relating to

                 proposed casino challenge. (lmp)

 

9/27/99  --      Pre-trial conference  held (lmp) [Entry date 09/28/99]

 

9/27/99  140     Minute entry: PT Conf. - Mediator Riccio, attys. & parties

                 in attendance report on status of mediation process to date;

                  after discussion, court advises parties that mediation

                 will continue until end of year w/understanding there is no

                 stay of litigation; Mr. Riccio to continue mediation

                 process until end of 1/2000 unless he feels an impasse has

                 been reached; if settlement is not reached, court will

                 issue pretrial schedule 2/1/2000.  APP:  William Taylor,

                 David Hyde, Thomas Barr & Kathy Strube for Oneida Ind.

                 Nation; Arlinda Locklear & Francis Skenandore for Oneida

                 Ind. Tribe; Robert Smith for Oneida Thames Band; James

                 Clear & Heather Sibbison for USA; G. Robert Witmer & David

                 Shraver for Counties w/ Ralph Yennace Oneida Co. Atty.,

                 John Campanie Madison Co. Atty., Larry Carpenter Chairman

                 Madison Co. Bd. Supvrs & Steve Haggas Chairman Oneida Co.

                 Bd. Supvrs.; David Roberts, Jan Farr, John O'Mara & Mr.

                 Kehoe for NYS; Dwight Healy for NYS Thruway; Prof. Ronald

                 Riccio Settlement Mediator; Court Reporter/ECRO: None

                 (LC-CLR) (lmp) [Entry date 09/28/99]

 

11/12/99 141     Letter dtd 11/4/99 from representatives of certain

                 landowners groups to SJ McCurn & letter dtd 11/10/99

                 response by SJ McCurn, referring the letter to the

                 settlement master, Ronald J. Riccio, for response. (lmp)

 

11/22/99 142     LETTER ORDER, granting Bond, Schoeneck & King permission to

                 file orig. Affidavit of Lester Brickman w/attached exhibits;

                  Response to Motion reset to 1/4/00 for [130-1] motion to

                 Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant to

                 Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien; Reply, if any, to

                 Response to Motion reset to 1/18/00 for [130-1] motion to

                 Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant to

                 Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien; oral argument/Motion

                 Hearing set for 2:00 pm on  1/27/00 in Syracuse, NY, re:

                 [130-1] motion to Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee

                 pursuant to Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien (signed by

                 Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on 1/19/99) (lmp)

 

11/30/99 143     AFFIDAVIT by Lester Brickman, Esq., in support of Bond,

                 Schoeneck  [130-1] motion to Have Court Recognize Its Right

                 to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien (lmp)

 

12/16/99 144     Minute entry: Tel Conf. - after discussion w/Court, Defts.

                 Counties agree that at least for next 90 days, they will

                 not take any affirmative action to take title &/or

                 possession of Pltfs' property due to delinquent taxes;

                 Court advised Atty. Witmer for Counties to contact

                 T/Sherrill & strongly urge that it too hold off for at

                 least 90 days on any action as to foreclosure actions which

                 it might be contemplating; Court further advised counsel

                 that if substantial progress has not been made in mediation

                 efforts by end of 1/2000, Court will declare an impasse &

                 discharge Mr. Ricco as settlement master.  APP:  William

                 Taylor, Carlos Angulo, Michael Smith & Thomas Barr for

                 Oneida Ind. Nation; Arlinda Locklear for Oneida Ind. Tribe;

                 Robert Smith for Oneida Thames Band; James Clear, Charles

                 O'Connell & David Moran (Dept. of Interior) for USA; G.

                 Robert Witmer, David Shraver & Stacy Stretzel for Counties

                 & John Campanie, Madison Co. Atty. & Steve Haggas, Chairman

                 Oneida Co. Bd. Suprvrs.; David Roberts & Patrick Kehoe for

                 NYS; Court Reporter/ECRO: None (LC-CLR) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 12/17/99]

 

12/16/99 145     Minute entry: Tel. Conf. -  Court grants extension of time

                 to Pltfs. to respond to BS&K's motion; Response to Motion

                 reset to 4/3/00 for [130-1] motion to Have Court Recognize

                 Its Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement & Charging

                 Lien, Reply, if any, to Response to Motion reset to 5/2/00

                 for [130-1] motion to Have Court Recognize Its Right to a

                 Fee pursuant to Agreement & Charging Lien, oral argument

                 will be in June, 2000.  APP:  William Taylor & Thomas Barr

                 for Oneida Ind. Nation; Arlinda Locklear for Oneida Ind.

                 Tribe; Robert Smith for Oneida Thames Band; Paul Battaglia &

                 Lou Orbach for BS&K; Court Reporter/ECRO: None (LC-CLR) (lmp)

                 [Entry date 12/17/99] [Edit date 12/17/99]

 

12/20/99 146     LETTER ORDER, response papers to be filed & served by

                 4/3/00; reply papers, if any, shall be filed & served by

                 5/1/00; Oral argument/Motion Hearing set for 2:00 pm on

                 6/22/00 in Syracuse, NY, re: [130-1] motion to Have Court

                 Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement

                 & Charging Lien (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on

                 12/17/99) (lmp)

 

12/23/99 147     ORDER court hereby deems proposed counterclaim & second

                 affirmative defense of Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc.,

                 withdrawn. (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on

                 12/23/99) Date Entered: 12/23/99 (lmp)

 

1/14/00  148     MOTION by Oneida Ind. NY for an Order pursuant to All

                 Writs Act 28 USC 1651 granting an injunction enjoining

                 Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc., its President, Ofcrs.,

                 etc., from pursuing action filed in NYS Supreme Court

                 Oneida County, Hearing set for 10:00 am on 2/22/00 in

                 Syracuse, NY, Response Deadline 2/8/00; Motion returnable

                 before Judge/Mag. Judge: McCurn (lmp)

 

1/14/00  149     MEMORANDUM by Oneida Ind. NY  in support of [148-1] motion

                 for an Order pursuant to All Writs Act 28 USC 1651 granting

                 an injunction enjoining Upstate Citizens for Equality,

                 Inc., its President, Ofcrs., etc., from pursuing action

                 filed in NYS Supreme Court Oneida County (lmp)

 

1/14/00  150     AFFIDAVIT by William W. Taylor, III, Esq., for Oneida Ind.

                 NY w/attached Exhibits Re: [148-1] motion for an Order

                 pursuant to All Writs Act 28 USC 1651 granting an

                 injunction enjoining Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc.,

                 its President, Ofcrs., etc., from pursuing action filed in

                 NYS Supreme Court Oneida County (lmp)

 

2/11/00  151     MEMORANDUM by Upstate Citizens for in opposition to [148-1]

                 motion for an Order pursuant to All Writs Act 28 USC 1651

                 granting an injunction enjoining Upstate Citizens for

                 Equality, Inc., its President, Ofcrs., etc., from pursuing

                 action filed in NYS Supreme Court Oneida County (lmp)

 

2/11/00  152     AFFIDAVIT by Leon R. Koziol, Esq., for Upstate Citizens for

                 Re: [148-1] motion for an Order pursuant to All Writs Act

                 28 USC 1651 granting an injunction enjoining Upstate

                 Citizens for Equality, Inc., its President, Ofcrs., etc.,

                 from pursuing action filed in NYS Supreme Court Oneida

                 County (lmp)

 

2/11/00  153     AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE by Upstate Citizens for  Re: [152-1]

                 affidavit, [151-1] opposition memorandum (lmp)

 

2/15/00  154     REPLY by Oneida Ind. NY  to response to [148-1] motion for

                 an Order pursuant to All Writs Act 28 USC 1651 granting an

                 injunction enjoining Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc.,

                 its President, Ofcrs., etc., from pursuing action filed in

                 NYS Supreme Court Oneida County (lmp) [Entry date 02/16/00]

 

2/17/00  155     LETTER ORDER [148-1] motion for an Order pursuant to All

                 Writs Act 28 USC 1651 granting an injunction enjoining

                 Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc., its President, Ofcrs.,

                 etc., from pursuing action filed in NYS Supreme Court

                 Oneida County submitted (signed by Senior Judge Neal P.

                 McCurn on 2/16/00) (lmp)

 

2/29/00  156     ORDER, In accordance with the recommendation of Settlement

                 Master Riccio, I hereby order that all parties, through

                 their counsel of record, showcause at Settlement

                 Conference for 10:00 3/10/00 to be held at a Special Term

                 of this Court at the U.S. Courthouse, 2110 First St., Ft.

                 Myers, Florida. All parties are directed to file written

                 submissions in support of their respective positions. These

                 submissions shall be filed with the court in Syracuse,

                 N.Y., with copies provided to the court at the U.S.

                 Courthouse, Ft. Meyers, Florida, as well as copies to

                 Settlement mater Riccio, no later than the close of

                 business on Monday, March 6, 2000.(signed by Senior Judge

                 Neal P. McCurn 2/29/00) Date Entered: 2/29/00 (ljr)

 

3/2/00   157     LETTER ORDER, to Amend [156-1] order Settlement Conference

                 at 10:00 am on 3/10/00, amending last 2 sentences as

                 follows:  All parties are further directed to provide to

                 court at its Chambers in Ft. Myers, FL, written submissions

                 in support of their respective positions, with copies to

                 Settlement Master Riccio, no later than 4:30 pm on 3/6/00.

                 Such submissions may be submitted to court by FAX. (signed

                 by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on 3/2/00) (lmp)

 

3/7/00   158     SEALED DOCUMENT (letters from counsel). (lmp)

 

3/7/00   159     SEALED DOCUMENT (Order signed by SJ McCurn on 3/2/00) (lmp)

 

3/10/00  160     Status Report of Neutral Settlement Master Ronald J. Riccio

                 dtd 2/25/00. (lmp) [Entry date 03/13/00]

 

3/13/00  161     Minute entry for 2/4/00 before SJ McCurn: Tel. Conf. -

                 Court directs that in the future, all party representatives

                 who attend mediation sessions w/Settlement Master Riccio

                 shall sign an affidavit indicating their agreement to fully

                 comply w/Order of Reference signed by court on 2/24/99 &

                 more specifically the confidentiality provisions set forth

                 therein; court further directed Atty. Ramos to submit an

                 affidavit to court, in camera, setting forth the facts &

                 circumstances surrounding Robert Antone's disclosure to the

                 press of the details of the 1/24-26/00 mediation session.

                 APP:  William Taylor, Michael Smith & Thomas Barr for

                 Oneida of NY; Arlinda Locklear & Francis Skenandore for

                 Oneida of Wisconsin; Carey Ramos for Oneida Thames Band;

                 James Clear & Heather Sibbison for USA; Robert Witmer &

                 David Shraver for Defts. w/Reps:  John Campagnie & Steve

                 Haggas; Jan Farr & Patrick Kehoe for NYS; Court

                 Reporter/ECRO: None (LC-CLR) (lmp)

 

3/20/00  162     Minute entry: PT Conf. held on 3/10/00 - Mediator Riccio

                 summarizes status of mediation process; court hears from

                 counsel for parties as to status of mediation & whether or

                 not an impasse should be called; court reads proposed

                 stipulation for signature by parties in order for mediation

                 process to continue; if all parties sign, court will "So

                 Order" same; court orders Mediator's report filed; motion

                 for atty's fees by Bond, Schoeneck & King is adjourned

                 without date; court recesses; after recess, all parties

                 have signed stipulation except NYS; court declares

                 mediation process is at an end & will issue an order

                 shortly; Atty. Taylor requests court not make mediation

                 report public - DENIED.  APP:  Thomas Barr & William Taylor

                 for Oneida of NY; Arlinda Locklear for Oneida of Wisconsin;

                 Carey Ramos & Ashley Barringer for Oneida of Thames;

                 Heather Sibbision for USA; G. Robert Witmer, Jr., Esq.,

                 David Sharver, John Campani & Haggas for Deft. Counties;

                 Patrick Kehoe & Jan Farr for NYS; Mediator Dean Ronald

                 Riccio, Esq.; Court Reporter: Leta P, Woolard (FL) (LC-CLR)

                 (lmp)

 

3/20/00  163     Minute entry: Tel. Conf. on 3/13/00 w/Mediator Riccio re

                 continuing negotiations; Court Reporter/ECRO: None (lmp)

 

4/5/00   164     TRANSCRIPT filed  for dates of 3/10/00 of Show Cause

                 Hearing before SJ McCurn in Ft. Myers, FL. (lmp)

 

4/5/00   165     REQUEST by Atty. Smith dtd 3/29/00 and ORDER, Response to

                 Motion reset to 10/3/00 for [130-1] motion to Have Court

                 Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement

                 & Charging Lien (signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn on

                 4/4/00) (lmp)

 

4/6/00   166     STIPULATION and ORDER:  1) settlement process will be

                 extended to 4/30/00 & shall continue to be presided over by

                 Neutral Settlement Master Ronald Riccio; 2) settlement

                 discussions shall be held on 3/22/00 & such other dates as

                 established by Settlement Master; 3) settlement process

                 shall address only those issues germane to the land claim

                 herein, etc.; 4) parties shall submit a joint status report

                 signed by all parties concerning progress of settlement

                 process, set Status Report deadline to 4/10/00; 5)

                 parties shall further submit on 4/10/00 a proposed Consent

                 Order establishing a litigation schedule for filing of

                 motions, completion of discovery & trial of this matter in

                 the event settlement cannot be achieved. (signed by Senior

                 Judge Neal P. McCurn on 4/4/00) (lmp)

 

4/10/00  182     Letter dtd 4/6/00 from Settlement Master Riccio requesting

                 court to enter order declaring an impasse and discharging

                 Riccio as court appointed Settlement Master. (tjm)

                 [Entry date 08/30/00]

 

4/11/00  167     LETTER ORDER, set Tel. Conference for 2:00 pm on 4/13/00

                 to discuss current impasse in mediation & status of

                 proposed Consent Order as to schedule; reset Status Report

                 deadline to 5:00 pm on 4/17/00 & proposed Consent Order

                 also to be submitted by such deadline. (signed by Senior

                 Judge Neal P. McCurn on 4/10/00) Date Entered: 4/11/00 (lmp)

 

4/17/00  168     Minute entry:  Telephone Conference held 4/13/00.

                 Appearances:  William Taylor III, and Thomas Barr, Esqs.

                 for Oneida Indian Nation of NY; Arlinda Locklear & Francis

                 Skenandore, Esqs. for Oneida Indian Tribe of Wisconsin;

                 Carey Ramos & Thomas Smith, Esqs., for Oneida Thames Band

                 of Canada; James Clear, Esq., Dept of Interior and Heather

                 Sibbison, Charles O'Connell, Esqs. for USA; G. Robert

                 Witmer, Jr., and David Shraver, Esqs., and John Campanie,

                 Madison Co. Atty, for Defts.; David Roberts, Howard

                 Zwickel, Henry DeCotis and Rick Holwell, Esqs, for NYS

                 defts.; Following discussion with counsel, court states

                 this conference replaces the joint status report.  The

                 proposed litigation schedule is on hold and counsel are

                 directed to send a letter to the court on or before 4/27/00

                 stating whether or not counsel and their respective clients

                 want to go back to mediation or terminate same. Court

                 Reporter/ECRO: J. Hibbard (tjm)

 

4/26/00  169     MOTION by Oneida Ind. NY to Bifurcate & proceed first to

                 trial on Counts I-III of proposed amended complaint,

                 Hearing set for 10:00 am on 6/13/00 in Syracuse, NY,

                 Response Deadline 5/30/00; Motion returnable before

                 Judge/Mag. Judge: McCurn (lmp)

 

4/26/00  170     DECLARATION of William W. Taylor, III, Esq., for Oneida

                 Ind. NY Re: [169-1] motion to Bifurcate (lmp)

 

4/26/00  171     MEMORANDUM by Oneida Ind. NY  in support of [169-1] motion

                 to Bifurcate (lmp)

 

4/27/00  172     REQUEST by Arlinda Locklear, Esq. for Oneida Ind. Nation of

                 Wisconsin dtd 4/27/00 and ORDER, extended Status Report

                 deadline to 5:00 pm on 5/3/00  (signed by Senior Judge

                 Neal P. McCurn on 4/27/00) (lmp)

 

4/27/00  173     Letter from G. Robert Witmer, Jr., Esq. for County of

                 Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY regarding Pltf. Oneida

                 Ind. of NY's [169-1] motion to Bifurcate (lmp)

 

5/4/00   --      Deadline updated;  reset Status Report deadline to 5:00

                 5/22/00 (tjm) [Entry date 05/05/00]

 

5/5/00   174     Letter of Judge McCurn dtd 5/4/00 extending time for

                 parties to report to the court in writing as to their views

                 regarding status of mediation.  Submissions shall be made

                 to the court no later than COB on Monday, May 22, 2000.

                 Also, a recent motion by the Oneida Indian Nation to

                 bifurcate will be held in abeyance until at least May 22,

                 and therefore there is no need for any party to respond to

                 that motion at the present time. (tjm)

 

5/26/00  175     LETTER ORDER, Directive to parties as to Continuation or

                 Termination of Mediation Process  set Telephone Conference

                 for 2:00 5/31/00, and  set Pretrial Conference for 10:00

                 6/9/00 ( signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn ) Date

                 Entered: 5/26/00 (tjm)

 

5/31/00  --      Tele-conference  held (tjm) [Entry date 06/01/00]

 

6/1/00   176     Minute entry: Telephone Conference held 5/31/00.

                 Appearances:  FOR PLAINTIFFS:  William Taylor III, Dana

                 Hyde and Michael Smith, Esqs., for Oneida Indian Nation of

                 NY, Arlinda Locklear and Francis Skenandore, Esqs, for

                 Oneida Indian Tribe of Wisconsin, Ashley Barringer and

                 Jennifer Johnson, Esqs, for Oneida Thames Band of Canada.

                 FOR USA:  James Clear, Heather Sibbison, Charles O'Connell,

                 James Moran and Janice Schneider, Esqs., for Deft. of

                 Interior.  FOR DEFENDANTS:  David Shraver, Esq. Madison

                 County Attorney, and Steve Haggas, Esq., Chairman, Oneida

                 Board of Supervisors.  FOR NYS:  David Roberts, AAG, Jan

                 Farr, John O'Mara and Patrick Kehoe, Esqs., for Gov. Off.;

                 Dwight Healy and Rick Howell, Esqs., for NYS Thruway. After

                 discussion with parties in connection with court's letter

                 of May 22, 2000, court determines that there is willingness

                 by parties to negotiate and schedules final conference for

                 June 9, 2000 at 10:00 a.m.  Each party, as well as the

                 State, shall be represented by counsel of record and have

                 in attendance a representative of that party who has the

                 authority to make binding determinations. Court

                 Reporter/ECRO: K. Crewell (tjm)

 

6/9/00   --      Pre-trial conference  held (tjm) [Entry date 06/16/00]

 

6/9/00   177     Minute entry:  In person pretrial conference in Syracuse.

                 Appearances:  William Taylor and Michael Smith, Arlinda

                 Locklear and Francis Skenandore, Esqs., for Oneida Indian

                 Tribe of Wisconsin; Robert Smith, Esq., for Oneida Thames

                 Band of Canada; James Simon, Dep. AAG Environ & Nat. Res.,

                 and Healther Sibbison, Esqs., for USA; David Shraver, Esq.,

                 and John Campanie, Madison Co. Atty. and Stephen Haggas,

                 Assist. Oneida Co. Atty., for Defts.; John O'Mara, Jon

                 Farr, Patrick Kehoe, Richard Holwell and Dwight Healy,

                 Esqs, for NYS; Dean Ronald Riccio, Mediator. Law Clerk

                 Richardson reads statement from Judge McCurn re his

                 inability to attend due to illness.  Mediator Riccio to

                 facilitate settlement discussion re: three issues as listed

                 in court's previous letter.  Mediator indicates he will

                 report to Judge McCurn that they were unable to settle any

                 of the issues previously identified by Judge. 10:00 am -

                 10:30 am and 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm (1.25 hrs) Court

                 Reporter/ECRO: K. Crewell (tjm) [Entry date 06/16/00]

 

6/15/00  179     Letter of James Simon on behalf of United States to the

                 Court, proposing that if the court declares an impasse and

                 re-initiates litigation, the US pending motion to amend the

                 complaint to join the State of New York as a defendant

                 should be granted, hold in abeyance any decision to join a

                 defendant landowner class, allow the US to move for a

                 ruling the State of New York is liable for any and all

                 money damages due to the Tribes, and, if the court grants

                 the motion concerning the State's liability for damages, to

                 allow the US to withdraw its motion concerning joinder of

                 the defendant landowner class w/o prejudice. (tjm)

                 [Entry date 06/23/00]

 

6/22/00  178     ORDER Terminating Mediation and discharging Settlement

                 Master Riccio.  A litigation schedule will be imposed

                 hereafter.( signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn ) Date

                 Entered: 6/22/00 (tjm)

 

7/10/00  180     Letter RESPONSE by G. Robert Witmer, Esq., for County of

                 Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY in opposition to [179-1]

                 6/14/00 USA letter regarding scheduling. (lmp)

 

7/10/00  181     TRANSCRIPT filed for conference held before SJ McCurn on

                 dates of 9/2/98 (lmp)

 

9/20/00  183     REQUEST by S. Paul Battaglia, Esq. on behalf of movant Bond,

                 Schoeneck Law Firm dtd 9/13/00 and ORDER, Response to

                 Motion reset to 4/3/01 for [130-1] motion to Have Court

                 Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement

                 & Charging Lien ( Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn ) (tjm)

                 [Edit date 09/20/00]

 

9/25/00  184     ORDER  DENYING as moot [67-1] motion to Certify Defendant

                 Class, granting in part, denying in part [64-1] motion to

                 Amend [1-1] complaint, in that Plaintiffs' motion to amend

                 to add State of New York as a party defendant is GRANTED;

                 Plaintiffs' motion to amend to add the Oneida of the Thames

                 as a party plaintiff is GRANTED; Plaintiffs' motion to amend

                 to add the landowners and the non-state entities as

                 defendants is DENIED, and directing plaintiff's to file

                 within 45 days of this date the revised amended complaints

                 consistent with this court's rulings herein. ( signed by

                 Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn ) Date Entered: 9/25/00 (tjm)

                 [Edit date 09/25/00]

 

9/25/00  --      Deadline updated;  set Amended Pleadings deadline to

                 11/9/00, in accordance with 9/25/00 order of Judge McCurn.

                 (tjm)

 

11/8/00  185     AMENDED COMPLAINT by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin

                 against State of New York, Service deadline 1/7/01 for

                 State of New York, for County of Madison NY, for County of

                 Oneida, NY  , amends [1-1] complaint (tjm)

 

11/8/00  186     CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind

                 Wisconsin of Amended Complaint, served by mail on attorney

                 for defendants on 11/7/00. (tjm)

 

11/8/00  --      SUMMONS(ES) issued for State of New York (tjm)

 

11/9/00  187     SUMMONS Returned Executed as to State of New York  on

                 11/9/00 : Answer due on 11/29/00 for State of New York (tjm)

 

11/13/00 188     AMENDED intervenor's COMPLAINT w/certificate of service by

                 mail on 11/9/00 by United States : amending [59-1]

                 intervenor complaint (tjm) [Entry date 11/14/00]

 

11/21/00 189     REQUEST by AAG David Roberts dtd 11/16/00 and ORDER,

                 reset Answer deadline to 1/16/01 for State of New York, for

                 County of Madison NY, for County of Oneida, NY ( signed by

                 Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn ) (tjm)

 

12/20/00 190     ORDER   denying [148-1] motion for an Order pursuant to All

                 Writs Act 28 USC 1651 granting an injunction enjoining

                 Upstate Citizens for Equality, Inc., its President, Ofcrs.,

                 etc., from pursuing action filed in NYS Supreme Court

                 Oneida County ( signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn )

                 Date Entered: 12/20/00 (tjm)

 

12/27/00 191     MOTION (oral argument requested) to Intervene  by NY

                 Brothertown as plaintiff, w/affidavit of Maurice "Storm"

                 Champlain, Memorandum in support of motion, proposed

                 intervenor complaint, Exhibits A thru U, and certificate of

                 service upon "all attorneys of record" by mail on 12/27/00.

                 Hearing set for 11:00 2/6/01 , Response Deadline  Motion returnable before Judge/Mag. Judge: McCurn

                 (tjm) [Entry date 12/29/00]

 

12/27/00 --      Deadline updated; set Response to Motion reset to 1/23/01

                 for [191-1] motion to Intervene  by NY Brothertown (tjm)

                 [Entry date 12/29/00]

 

1/3/01   192     ORDER   denying [169-1] motion to Bifurcate, denying

                 [113-1] motion to Intervene as Defts. by American Citizens,

                 James M. Chappell, Thomas Laurin, denying [92-1] motion to

                 Intervene by Oneida Ltd., denying [79-1] motion to

                 Intervene  by Upstate Citizens for Equality, denying [79-2]

                 motion for Countersuit; By order of Judge Scullin this

                 matter will be reassigned to Judge Kahn, to include the

                 designation of a Magistrate Judge as provided for in the

                 Federal Rules. ( signed by Senior Judge Neal P. McCurn )

                 Date Entered: 1/3/01 (tjm) [Entry date 01/09/01]

 

1/8/01   193     ORDER reassigning this matter to Hon. Lawrence E. Kahn,

                 USDJ and referring the case to Mag/Judge David Homer for

                 all pre-trial purposes, directing that all further

                 documents in this case be filed with the Office of the

                 Clerk in Albany, NY ( signed by Chief Judge F. J. Scullin

                 Jr. ) Date Entered: 1/8/01 (tjm) [Entry date 01/09/01]

 

1/8/01   --      CASE reassigned to Judge Lawrence E. Kahn (tjm)

                 [Entry date 01/09/01]

 

1/8/01   --      CASE REFERRED  to Magistrate Judge David R. Homer (tjm)

                 [Entry date 01/09/01]

 

1/9/01   194     AMENDED MOTION by NY Brothertown to Intervene by NY

                 Brothertown referring to [191-1] motion to Intervene by NY

                 Brothertown (tjm)

 

1/12/01  195     ANSWER by State of New York  (Attorney Christopher W. Hall)

                 to amended complaint; jury demand (kcw)

                 [Entry date 01/16/01]

 

1/12/01  195     COUNTERCLAIM by State of New York against Oneida Ind. NY,

                 Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 01/16/01] [Edit date 01/17/01]

 

1/12/01  196     ANSWER by State of New York  (Attorney Christopher Hall) to

                 the U.S.'s amended complaint in intervention; jury demand

                 (kcw) [Entry date 01/16/01]

 

1/12/01  196     COUNTERCLAIM by State of New York against Oneida Ind. NY,

                 Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 01/16/01] [Edit date 01/17/01]

 

1/12/01  197     Scheduling Notice:, Motion Hearing reset for 9:30 on

                 2/16/01 re: [194-1] amended motion to Intervene by NY

                 Brothertown, Response to Motion reset to 2/2/01 for

                 [194-1] amended motion to Intervene by NY Brothertown;

                 there will be oral argument unless otherwise notified by

                 the court. (kcw) [Entry date 01/16/01]

 

1/16/01  198     ANSWER by County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY

                 (Attorney G. Robert Witmer) to amended complaint; jury

                 demand. (kcw) [Entry date 01/17/01]

 

1/16/01  198     COUNTERCLAIM by County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY

                 against Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank

                 of Can. (kcw) [Entry date 01/17/01]

 

1/16/01  199     ANSWER by County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY

                 (Attorney G. Robert Witmer) to U.S.s' amended complaint;

                 jury demand. (kcw) [Entry date 01/17/01]

 

1/16/01  199     COUNTERCLAIM by County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY

                 against United States. (kcw) [Entry date 01/17/01]

 

1/18/01  200     ANSWER by State of New York  (Attorney Christopher Hall) to

                 amended complaint; jury demand (kcw) [Entry date 01/19/01]

 

1/18/01  200     COUNTERCLAIM by State of New York against Oneida Ind. NY,

                 Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 01/19/01]

 

1/18/01  201     ANSWER by State of New York (Attorney Christopher Hall) to

                 amended complaint; jury demand (kcw) [Entry date 01/19/01]

 

1/18/01  201     COUNTERCLAIM by State of New York against United States.

                 (kcw) [Entry date 01/19/01]

 

1/19/01  202     Scheduling Notice:,  set Status Conference for 11:00 on

                 3/14/01 b/f USDJ Kahn in Syracuse, NY. (kcw)

 

1/24/01  203     SECOND AMENDED MOTION by NY Brothertown to Intervene by NY

                 Brothertown, Hearing set for 9:30 3/15/01 , Response

                 Deadline 3/2/01 referring to [194-1] amended motion to

                 Intervene by NY Brothertown. (kcw)

 

1/24/01  204     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Dr. Barbara M. Tucker on behalf of

                 NY Brothertown Re: [203-1] amended motion to Intervene by

                 NY Brothertown. (kcw)

 

1/24/01  205     AMENDED MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown in support of

                 [203-1] amended motion to Intervene by NY Brothertown. (kcw)

 

1/25/01  206     NOTICE of attorney appearance for NY Brothertown by Marilyn

                 W. Ford, Esq. (kcw)

 

2/2/01   207     Change of Address received.  Effective date: 2/2/01

                 from/for defendant County of Oneida, NY, defendant County

                 of Madison NY  New Address: Clinton Sq., P.O. Box 31051,

                 Rochester, NY 14603-1051 (P.O. Box has been changed only).

                 (kcw)

 

2/2/01   208     NOTICE of Harris, Beach stating it no represents Oneida

                 Ind. NYi, by attorney John A. DeFrancisco. (wbl)

                 [Entry date 02/05/01]

 

2/5/01   209     LETTER REQUEST by Arlinda F. Locklear and ORDER of USDJ

                 Kahn granted to extend pltf's filing of their answers to

                 defts' counter-claims to 3/9/01. (signed by Judge Lawrence

                 E. Kahn on 2/5/01) (kcw) [Entry date 02/06/01]

 

2/13/01  210     Scheduling Notice:, Motion Hearing reset for 10:00 on

                 3/14/01 re: [203-1] amended motion to Intervene by NY

                 Brothertown b/f USDJ Kahn in Syracuse, NY. (kcw)

 

2/26/01  227     LETTER REQUEST by Michael Smith and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Response to Motion to 10/3/01 for [130-1]

                 motion to Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant

                 to Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien  ( signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 2/26/01) (kcw) [Entry date 03/21/01]

 

3/2/01   211     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin,

                 Thames Bank of Can.  in opposition to [203-1] amended

                 motion to Intervene by NY Brothertown (kcw)

 

3/2/01   212     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by William W. Taylor on behalf of

                 Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can.

                 Re: [203-1] amended motion to Intervene by NY Brothertown.

                 (kcw)

 

3/7/01   213     LETTER REQUEST by Robert Smith and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted the submission of a 10 page memorandum to be filed

                 on or b/f 3/9/01. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 3/7/01) (kcw)

 

3/7/01   214     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Christopher Hall (AAG) dd 2/28/01

                 re: that the deft. State of N.Y. does not oppose motion to

                 intervene. (kcw) [Entry date 03/09/01]

 

3/7/01   215     LETTER REQUEST by Charles Jakosa and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to extend time for the U.S. to respond to the

                 counter-claim filed by defts to 5/4/01. (signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn  on 3/7/01) (kcw) [Entry date 03/09/01]

 

3/9/01   216     REPLY/ANSWER by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin,

                 Thames Bank of Can. to [198-1] counter claim. (kcw)

 

3/9/01   217     REPLY/ANSWER by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin,

                 Thames Bank of Can. to [196-1] counter claim. (kcw)

 

3/9/01   218     Oneida's Pre-Conference Memorandum. (kcw)

 

3/9/01   220     AFFIDAVIT/DECLARATION IN SUPPORT by Marilyn J. Ward Ford on

                 behalf of NY Brothertown Re: [203-1] amended motion to

                 Intervene by NY Brothertown. (kcw) [Entry date 03/12/01]

 

3/9/01   221     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown to response to

                 [203-1] amended motion to Intervene by NY Brothertown. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 03/12/01]

 

3/12/01  219     LETTER REQUEST by Marilyn J. Ward Ford, Esq. and ORDER of

                 USDJ Kahn granted Leave for NY Brothertown Indian Nation

                 to file a reply to opposition of Tribal Pltfs to

                 Brothertown's amended motion to intervene. ( signed by

                 Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 3/12/01) (kcw)

 

3/13/01  222     MOTION by William W. Taylor, III, Esq for Oneida Ind. NY,

                 for Caroline A. Judge to Appear Pro Hac Vice on behalf of

                 pltf with supporting papers attached. Motion returnable

                 before Judge Kahn in open court on 3/14/01 in Syracuse. (jlb)

                 [Entry date 03/14/01]

 

3/14/01  --      Status conference  held (kcw)

 

3/14/01  223     Minute entry:  Court Reporter/ECRO: none; Clerk: T.J.

                 Mitchell; Status Conf. held b/f USDJ Kahn in Syr.;

                 appearances by M. Ford, W. Taylor, A. Locklear, C. Ramos,

                 C. Jakosa, D. Schraver, D. Healy, D. Roberts, J. O'Mara,

                 and J. Campanie; parties meet to explore possibility of

                 settlement; case will be sched. for a R-16 conf. b/f USMJ

                 Homer at earliest possible date. (kcw)

 

3/14/01  --      Motion hearing re: [203-1] amended motion to Intervene by

                 NY Brothertown Motion hearing held (kcw)

 

3/14/01  224     Minute entry:  Court Reporter/ECRO: Vicky Theleman; Clerk:

                 T.J. Mitchell; Motion Calendar held b/f USDJ Kahn in Syr.;

                 appearances by M. Ford, W. Taylor, A. Locklear, C. Ramos,

                 C. Jakosa, D. Schraver, D. Healy, D. Roberts, J. O'Mara,

                 and J. Campanie; USDJ Kahn grants motion of W. Taylor to

                 admit C. Judge Pro Hac Vice on behalf of Oneida Ind. Nation

                 of NY; USDJ Kahn reserves decision and directs that all

                 counsel meet him in chambers for a status conf. (kcw)

 

3/14/01  225     ORDER granting [222-1] motion for Caroline A. Judge to

                 Appear Pro Hac Vice on behalf of pltf ( signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 3/13/01) (kcw) [Entry date 03/16/01]

 

3/16/01  226     Scheduling Notice:,  set Filing Order Deadlines:

                 Conference set before  Magistrate Judge David R. Homer  in

                 Albany, NY, Status Conference at 11:00 on 4/11/01. (kcw)

 

3/22/01  228     LETTER/NOTICE of attorney appearance for Oneida Ind. NY by

                 Thomas G. Rafferty, Rowan D. Wilson dated 3/19/01 (kcl)

 

3/28/01  229     REQUEST and ORDER,  DENYING REQUEST TO ADJOURN/RESCHEDULE

                 Filing Order Deadlines: Conference set before  Magistrate

                 Judge David R. Homer  in , Status Conference at 11:00

                 4/11/01  ( signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer ) (tab)

                 [Edit date 03/28/01]

 

4/4/01   230     Defts' Pre-Conference Memorandum filed by David Roberts

                 (AAG) and David Schraver, Esq. in anticipation of the

                 4/11/01 Status Conf. (kcw)

 

4/9/01   231     Proposed Joint Civil Case Management Plan Submitted. (kcw)

 

4/10/01  232     LETTER REQUEST by Charles Jakosa and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to extend the United States' answer date to defts'

                 counter-claims from 5/4/01 to 5/18/01. (signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 4/10/01) (kcw)

 

4/11/01  233     TRANSCRIPT filed  for dates of 3/14/01 (sfp)

 

4/13/01  234     ORDERED that as to any motion shall be served on or b/f

                 5/18/01, responses served on or b/f 7/16/01, and reply

                 shall be served on or b/f 8/15/01, motion pkg. shall be

                 filed on or b/f 8/15/01; as to pltf's motion for partial

                 summary judgment: motion may be served on or b/f 9/4/01,

                 response shall be served on or b/f 11/5/01, reply to be

                 served on or b/f 11/21/01 and the motion pkg. to be filed

                 on or b/f 11/21/01; disc. shall proceed during pendency of

                 all such motions.  ( signed by Magistrate Judge David R.

                 Homer on 4/13/01) (kcw) [Entry date 04/16/01]

 

5/16/01  235     Letter to the Court from Melvin L. Phillips dated 5/15/01

                 requesting an extension of time to file a motion for

                 joinder as the filing deadline is 5/18/01. (plm)

 

5/18/01  236     MOTION by Charles Jakosa on behalf of United States for

                 relief from scheduling order Motion returnable before

                 Judge: Kahn. (kcw)

 

5/18/01  236     ORDER denying [236-1] motion for relief from scheduling

                 order. ( signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 5/18/01) Date

                 Entered: 5/18/01 (kcw)

 

5/18/01  237     LETTER from David Roberts on behalf of County of Oneida,

                 NY, County of Madison NY, State of New York pursuant to

                 Local Rule 7.1(b) regarding Motion: to dismiss; date served

                 on counsel: 5/17/01. (kcw)

 

5/18/01  238     LETTER REQUEST by Charles Jakosa and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 denied the request to extend the motion filing ddl. (

                 signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 5/17/01) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 05/21/01]

 

5/18/01  265     MOTION by County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY, New

                 York to Dismiss , Hearing set for 9:30 9/21/01  Motion

                 returnable before Judge/Mag. Judge: Kahn. This motion was

                 received by the court on 8/14/01, but considered filed as

                 of 5/18/01, pursuant to the CJRA Reporting requirements

                 instituted March 1, 2000. (kcw) [Entry date 08/15/01]

 

5/21/01  239     MEMORANDUM-DECISION & ORDER granting [203-1] amended motion

                 to Intervene by NY Brothertown. (signed by Judge Lawrence

                 E. Kahn on 5/21/01)  Date Entered: 5/21/01 (kcw)

 

5/21/01  240     LETTER from Charles Jakosa on behalf of United States

                 pursuant to Local Rule 7.1(b) regarding Motion: to dismiss

                 defts' counter-claims against the U.S.; Date Served upon

                 counsel: 5/18/01 (kcw)

 

5/21/01  241     LETTER from William Taylor on behalf of Oneida Ind. NY,

                 Oneida Ind Wisconsin pursuant to Local Rule 7.1(b)

                 regarding Motion: to dismiss Date Served upon counsel:

                 5/18/01 (kcw) [Entry date 05/22/01]

 

5/21/01  273     MOTION by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Oneida of

                 the Thames  to Dismiss State and County Counterclaims;

                 Hearing set for 9:30 9/21/01  Motion returnable before

                 Judge: Kahn. This motion was received by the court on

                 8/15/01, but considered filed as of 5/21/01, pursuant to the

                 CJRA Reporting requirements instituted March 1, 2000. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/15/01] [Edit date 08/15/01]

 

5/21/01  288     MOTION by United States to Dismiss , Hearing set for 9:30

                 9/21/01  Motion returnable before Judge: Kahn; This motion

                 was received by the court on 8/16/01, but considered filed

                 as of 5/21/01, pursuant to the CJRA Reporting requirements

                 instituted March 1, 2000. (kcw) [Entry date 08/16/01]

 

6/20/01  242     Scheduling Notice:,  set Discovery Hearing for 11:30 on

                 7/2/01 b/f USMJ Homer; responses to pltfs' 6/15/01 letter

                 may be filed by 6/28/01. (kcw)

 

6/20/01  247     Intervenor's COMPLAINT filed by New York Brothertown Indian

                 Nation against County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY,

                 New York. (kcw) [Entry date 07/09/01]

                 [Edit date 07/12/01]

 

6/21/01  243     CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Charles Jakosa on behalf of

                 United States as to service of a motion for leave to strike

                 upon all parties on 6/18/01. (kcw)

 

7/2/01   244     ORDERED that the requests of the three Oneida tribal pltfs,

                 the U.S. and NY Brothertown for a stay of discovery is

                 granted, and the ddl for pltfs to respond to defts'

                 discovery demands is hereby stayed pending decision by the

                 court on ptlfs' pending motion to strike aff. defenses; and

                 that paragraph 2(a)-(d) of the court's order dd 4/13/01 is

                 hereby vacated, and a sched. for pltfs' intended motion for

                 partial. sum. jgm. and possible discovery related thereto,

                 will be determined following a decision by the court on

                 pltfs' pending motion to strike aff. defenses; counsel for

                 Oneida shall notify chambers when a decision is received on

                 pltfs' pending motion to strike aff. defenses. (signed by

                 Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on 7/2/01) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 07/03/01]

 

7/2/01   245     MOTION by County of Oneida, NY for David A. Reiser to

                 Appear Pro Hac Vice  Motion returnable before Mag. Judge:

                 Homer (kcw) [Entry date 07/05/01]

 

7/2/01   245     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Michael R. Smith on behalf of

                 County of Oneida, NY Re: [245-1] motion for David A. Reiser

                 to Appear Pro Hac Vice. (kcw) [Entry date 07/05/01]

 

7/3/01   246     ORDER granting [245-1] motion for David A. Reiser to Appear

                 Pro Hac Vice ( signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on

                 7/2/01) (kcw) [Entry date 07/05/01]

 

7/9/01   248     ANSWER to [247-1] Complaint by New York (Attorney Chris

                 Hall),; jury demand. (kcw)

 

7/10/01  249     LETTER REQUEST by David Roberts and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted defts. 50 pages in opposition to US motion to

                 dismiss defts' counterclaims; granted 65 pages in

                 opposition to Oneida pltf's motion to strike affirmative

                 defenses; and 35 pages in opposition to Oneida pltfs'

                 motion to dismiss defts' counterclaims. (signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 7/10/01) (kcw) [Entry date 07/11/01]

 

7/11/01  250     ANSWER by County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY  to

                 [247-1] intervenor complaint. (kcw) [Entry date 07/12/01]

 

7/16/01  251     LETTER from Christopher Hall on behalf of County of Oneida,

                 NY, County of Madison NY, New York pursuant to Local Rule

                 7.1(b) regarding opposition papers to U.S.s' motion to

                 dismiss  Date Served upon counsel: 7/13/01 (kcw)

 

7/17/01  252     LETTER from Caroline Judge on behalf of Oneida Ind. NY,

                 Oneida Ind Wisconsin pursuant to Local Rule 7.1(b)

                 regarding opposition to to defts' motion to dismiss; Date

                 Served upon counsel: 7/16/01 (kcw)

 

7/17/01  253     LETTER from G. Robert Witmer on behalf of County of Oneida,

                 NY, County of Madison NY, New York pursuant to Local Rule

                 7.1(b) regarding opposition to Oneida Pltfs' motion to

                 dismiss counterclaims; Date Served upon counsel: 7/16/01

                 (kcw)

 

7/17/01  254     LETTER from G. Robert Witmer on behalf of County of Oneida,

                 NY, County of Madison NY, New York pursuant to Local Rule

                 7.1(b) regarding in opposition to Oneida Pltfs' motion to

                 strike affirmative defenses; Date Served upon counsel:

                 7/16/01 (kcw)

 

7/26/01  255     LETTER NOTICE of S. Paul Battaglia, Esq. on behalf of Bond,

                 Schoeneck informing Court that Attorney John J. Dee has

                 retired from legal practice, please direct future

                 correspondence to Atty Battaglia (slg) [Entry date 07/27/01]

 

7/27/01  256     MOTION by NY Brothertown to Strike defts. State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses; Motion returnable before Judge: Kahn

                 (kcw)

 

7/27/01  257     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown in support of [256-1]

                 motion to Strike defts. State and County Affirmative

                 Defenses. (kcw)

 

7/27/01  258     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Marilyn Ward Ford, Esq. on behalf

                 of NY Brothertown Re: [256-1] motion to Strike defts. State

                 and County Affirmative Defenses. (kcw)

 

7/27/01  259     Scheduling Notice:, Motion Hearing set for 9:30 9/7/01 re:

                 [256-1] motion to Strike defts. State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses, Response to Motion set to 8/24/01

                 for [256-1] motion to Strike defts. State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses. (kcw)

 

8/1/01   260     LETTER from David Roberts on behalf of County of Oneida,

                 NY, County of Madison NY, New York pursuant to Local Rule

                 7.1(b) regarding Motion: oppositon to the United States'

                 motion to strike; Date Served upon counsel: 7/31/01 (motion

                 has yet to be filed and should not follow 7.1(b)) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/02/01]

 

8/6/01   261     LETTER from Charles Jakosa on behalf of United States

                 pursuant to Local Rule 7.1(b) regarding Motion: for leave

                 to file a second amended complaint-in-intervention; Date

                 Served upon counsel: 8/3/01 (kcw)

 

8/8/01   262     LETTER REQUEST by David Reiser and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted Mr. Reiser to file a consolidated reply brief on

                 behalf of pltfs and that the page limit for such reply is

                 enlarged to 30 pages. ( signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 8/8/01) (kcw)

 

8/13/01  263     LETTER REQUEST by Michael Smith and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted tribal pltfs' response time to Bond, Schoeneck &

                 King's application for award of a contingent fee to 4/3/02.

                 (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 8/13/01) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/14/01]

 

8/13/01  264     LETTER REQUEST by Christopher Hall and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Motion Hearing for 9:30 on 9/21/01 re:

                 [256-1] motion to Strike defts. State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 8/13/01) (kcw) [Entry date 08/14/01]

 

8/14/01  266     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by David Roberts on behalf of County

                 of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY, New York Re: [265-1]

                 motion to Dismiss. (kcw) [Entry date 08/15/01]

 

8/14/01  267     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by County of Oneida, NY, County of

                 Madison NY, New York in support of [265-1] motion to

                 Dismiss. (kcw) [Entry date 08/15/01]

 

8/14/01  268     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Caroline A. Judge on behalf of

                 Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can.

                 Re: [265-1] motion to Dismiss. (kcw) [Entry date 08/15/01]

 

8/14/01  269     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin,

                 Thames Bank of Can. in opposition to [265-1] motion to

                 Dismiss. (kcw) [Entry date 08/15/01]

 

8/14/01  270     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States  in opposition to

                 [265-1] motion to Dismiss. (kcw) [Entry date 08/15/01]

 

8/14/01  271     REPLY AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by David Roberts on behalf of

                 County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY, New York  Re:

                 [265-1] motion to Dismiss. (kcw) [Entry date 08/15/01]

 

8/14/01  272     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT by County of Oneida, NY,

                 County of Madison NY, New York to response to [265-1]

                 motion to Dismiss. (kcw) [Entry date 08/15/01]

 

8/15/01  274     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin,

                 Thames Bank of Can. in support of [273-1] motion to Dismiss

                 State and County Counterclaims. (kcw)

                 [Edit date 08/15/01]

 

8/15/01  275     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by William Taylor on behalf of Oneida

                 Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can. Re:

                 [273-1] motion to Dismiss State and County Counterclaims.

                 (kcw)

 

8/15/01  276     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by County of Oneida, NY, County of

                 Madison NY in opposition to [273-1] motion to Dismiss State

                 and County Counterclaims. (kcw)

 

8/15/01  277     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by David Schraver on behalf of

                 County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY Re: [273-1]

                 motion to Dismiss State and County Counterclaims. (kcw)

 

8/15/01  278     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Christopher Hall on behalf of

                 New York Re: [273-1] motion to Dismiss State and County

                 Counterclaims. (kcw)

 

8/15/01  279     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind

                 Wisconsin to response to [273-1] motion to Dismiss State

                 and County Counterclaims. (kcw)

 

8/15/01  280     REPLY AFFIDAVIT by Michael R. Smith on behalf of Oneida

                 Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin Re: [273-1] motion to Dismiss

                 State and County Counterclaims. (kcw)

 

8/15/01  281     MOTION by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin to Strike

                 State and County Affirmative Defenses Hearing set for 9:30

                 9/21/01; Motion returnable before Judge: Kahn. (kcw)

 

8/15/01  282     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin

                 in support of [281-1] motion to Strike State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses (kcw)

 

8/15/01  283     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by William Taylor on behalf of Oneida

                 Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin Re: [281-1] motion to Strike

                 State and County Affirmative Defenses. (kcw)

 

8/15/01  284     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by County of Oneida, NY, County of

                 Madison NY, New York in opposition to [281-1] motion to

                 Strike State and County Affirmative Defenses (kcw)

 

8/15/01  285     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Christopher Hall on behalf of

                 New York Re: [281-1] motion to Strike State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses. (kcw)

 

8/15/01  286     REPLY AFFIDAVIT by Michael R. Smith on behalf of Oneida

                 Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Oneida of the Thames Re:

                 [281-1] motion to Strike State and County Affirmative

                 Defenses. (kcw)

 

8/15/01  287     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind

                 Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can. to response to [281-1]

                 motion to Strike State and County Affirmative Defenses. (kcw)

 

8/16/01  289     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States in support of [288-1]

                 motion to Dismiss. (kcw)

 

8/16/01  290     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by County of Oneida, NY, County of

                 Madison NY in opposition to [288-1] motion to Dismiss. (kcw)

 

8/16/01  291     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Christopher Hall on behalf of

                 State of New York Re: [288-1] motion to Dismiss. (kcw)

 

8/16/01  292     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States to response to

                 [288-1] motion to Dismiss. (kcw)

 

8/20/01  293     LETTER REQUEST by Charles Jakosa and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted leave for Mr. Jakosa to file a reply to his motion

                 to strike. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 8/21/01)

                 (kcw) [Entry date 08/23/01]

 

8/20/01  294     MOTION by United States for orders for Leave to File a

                 motion to strike, Striking defts' affirmative defenses

                 challenging the United States' standing in this action,

                 and Staying all discovery directed to standing pending the

                 Court's ruling on the motion to strike.; Hearing set for

                 9:30 on 9/21/01  Motion returnable before Judge: Kahn. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/23/01]

 

8/20/01  294     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States in support of [294-1]

                 motion for Leave to File a motion to strike, [294-2] motion

                 Striking defts' affirmative defenses challenging the United

                 States' standing in this action, [294-3] motion Staying all

                 discovery directed to standing pending the Court's ruling

                 on the motion to strike. (kcw) [Entry date 08/23/01]

 

8/20/01  294     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Charles Jakosa on behalf of United

                 States Re: [294-1] motion for Leave to File a motion to

                 strike, [294-2] motion Striking defts' affirmative defenses

                 challenging the United States' standing in this action,

                 [294-3] motion Staying all discovery directed to standing

                 pending the Court's ruling on the motion to strike. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/23/01]

 

8/20/01  294     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by M. Sharon Blackwell on behalf of

                 United States Re: [294-1] motion for Leave to File a motion

                 to strike, [294-2] motion Striking defts' affirmative

                 defenses challenging the United States' standing in this

                 action, [294-3] motion Staying all discovery directed to

                 standing pending the Court's ruling on the motion to

                 strike. (kcw) [Entry date 08/23/01]

 

8/20/01  295     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Christopher Hall on behalf of

                 New York Re: [294-1] motion for Leave to File a motion to

                 strike, [294-2] motion Striking defts' affirmative defenses

                 challenging the United States' standing in this action,

                 [294-3] motion Staying all discovery directed to standing

                 pending the Court's ruling on the motion to strike. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/23/01]

 

8/20/01  296     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by New York in opposition to [294-1]

                 motion for Leave to File a motion to strike, [294-2] motion

                 Striking defts' affirmative defenses challenging the United

                 States' standing in this action, [294-3] motion Staying all

                 discovery directed to standing pending the Court's ruling

                 on the motion to strike. (kcw) [Entry date 08/23/01]

 

8/20/01  297     REPLY by United States  to response to [294-1] motion for

                 Leave to File a motion to strike, [294-2] motion Striking

                 defts' affirmative defenses challenging the United States'

                 standing in this action, [294-3] motion Staying all

                 discovery directed to standing pending the Court's ruling

                 on the motion to strike. (kcw) [Entry date 08/23/01]

 

8/24/01  298     RESPONSE AFFIDAVIT by David B. Roberts for New York  Re: in

                 opposition to NY Brothertown's [256-1] motion to Strike

                 defts. State and County Affirmative Defenses (ldi)

                 [Entry date 08/27/01]

 

8/24/01  299     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by New York  in opposition to NY

                 Brothertown's [256-1] motion to Strike defts. State and

                 County Affirmative Defenses (ldi) [Entry date 08/27/01]

 

8/31/01  300     LETTER REQUEST by Marilyn W. Ford and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted leave for Ms. Ford to file a reply to her motion to

                 strike [256-1]. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 8/31/01) (kcw) [Entry date 09/04/01]

 

9/5/01   --      Motion(s) no longer referred: [130-1] motion to Have Court

                 Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement

                 & Charging Lien (kcw)

 

9/7/01   301     Scheduling Notice:, Motion Hearing set for 9:30 10/10/01

                 re: [294-1] motion for Leave to File a motion to strike,

                 set for 9:30 10/10/01 re: [294-2] motion Striking defts'

                 affirmative defenses challenging the United States'

                 standing in this action, set for 9:30 10/10/01 re: [294-3]

                 motion Staying all discovery directed to standing pending

                 the Court's ruling on the motion to strike., set for 9:30

                 10/10/01 re: [281-1] motion to Strike State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses, set for 9:30 10/10/01 re: [256-1]

                 motion to Strike defts. State and County Affirmative

                 Defenses, set for 9:30 10/10/01 re: [288-1] motion to

                 Dismiss, set for 9:30 10/10/01 re: [273-1] motion to

                 Dismiss State and County Counterclaims, set for 9:30

                 10/10/01 re: [265-1] motion to Dismiss (kcw)

 

9/10/01  302     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown to response to

                 [256-1] motion to Strike defts. State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses. (kcw) [Entry date 09/12/01]

 

9/10/01  303     REPLY AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Marilyn Ford on behalf of NY

                 Brothertown Re: [256-1] motion to Strike defts. State and

                 County Affirmative Defenses. (kcw) [Entry date 09/12/01]

 

10/5/01  304     LETTER REQUEST by David Roberts and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Motion Hearing for 1:00 11/8/01 re:

                 [294-1] motion for Leave to File a motion to strike, set

                 for 1:00 11/8/01 re: [294-2] motion Striking defts'

                 affirmative defenses challenging the United States'

                 standing in this action, set for 1:00 11/8/01 re: [294-3]

                 motion Staying all discovery directed to standing pending

                 the Court's ruling on the motion to strike., set for 1:00

                 11/8/01 re: [281-1] motion to Strike State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses, set for 1:00 11/8/01 re: [256-1]

                 motion to Strike defts. State and County Affirmative

                 Defenses, set for 1:00 11/8/01 re: [288-1] motion to

                 Dismiss, set for 1:00 11/8/01 re: [273-1] motion to Dismiss

                 State and County Counterclaims, set for 1:00 11/8/01 re:

                 [265-1] motion to Dismiss  ( signed by Judge Lawrence E.

                 Kahn ) (kcw)

 

10/11/01 305     LETTER REQUEST by Michael Sterthouse on behalf of Orchard

                 Party/Marble Hill Oneida Indians and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 denied the request to defer deciding the motion to dismiss

                 until the Orchard Party's motion to intervene is decided. (

                 signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 10/11/01) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 10/12/01]

 

10/29/01 306     MOTION by United States for Leave to File a Second Amended

                 Complaint-In-Intervention, Hearing set for 9:30 11/8/01

                 Motion returnable before Judge: Kahn in Albany (kcw)

 

10/29/01 307     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States  in support of [306-1]

                 motion for Leave to File a Second Amended

                 Complaint-In-Intervention (kcw)

 

10/29/01 308     LETTER/BRIEF by David Roberts on behalf of NYS re: that the

                 State does not oppose USA's motion [306-1]. (kcw)

 

10/29/01 309     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown  in opposition to

                 [306-1] motion for Leave to File a Second Amended

                 Complaint-In-Intervention. (kcw)

 

10/29/01 310     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States to response to

                 [306-1] motion for Leave to File a Second Amended

                 Complaint-In-Intervention. (kcw)

 

11/7/01  311     MOTION to Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida , Hearing set

                 for 9:30 12/7/01 , Response Deadline 11/23/01  Motion

                 returnable before Judge: Kahn (kcw)

 

11/7/01  312     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Michael Sterthous on behalf of

                 Marble Hill Oneida Re: [311-1] motion to Intervene by

                 Marble Hill Oneida. (kcw)

 

11/7/01  313     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Thelma Buss on behalf of Marble

                 Hill Oneida Re: [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill

                 Oneida. (kcw)

 

11/7/01  314     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Marble Hill Oneida in support of

                 [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida. (kcw)

 

11/8/01  --      Motion hearing re: [294-1] motion for Leave to File a

                 motion to strike Motion hearing held, [294-2] motion

                 Striking defts' affirmative defenses challenging the United

                 States' standing in this action Motion hearing held,

                 [294-3] motion Staying all discovery directed to standing

                 pending the Court's ruling on the motion to strike. Motion

                 hearing held, [281-1] motion to Strike State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses Motion hearing held, [288-1] motion to

                 Dismiss Motion hearing held, [273-1] motion to Dismiss

                 State and County Counterclaims Motion hearing held, [265-1]

                 motion to Dismiss Motion hearing held (kcw)

                 [Entry date 11/09/01]

 

11/8/01  315     Minute entry:  Court Reporter/ECRO: T. Berical; Motion hrg.

                 held b/f USDJ Kahn; Length of conf. was 3.5; appr. by M.

                 Ford, W. Taylor, D. Reiser, C. Judge, D. Roberts, C.

                 Jakosa, S. Miskinis, A. Locklear, R. Smith, G. R. Witmer,

                 D. Schraver, H. Zwiekel and D. Healy; motion hrg. held on

                 motions: [265,273,281,288,294]; (kcw) [Entry date 11/09/01]

 

11/14/01 316     DOCUMENT REJECTION ORDER as to the return of response

                 materials to discovery demands/requests back to NY

                 Brothertown Indian Nation. (signed by Magistrate Judge

                 David R. Homer on 11/14/01) (kcw) [Entry date 11/15/01]

 

11/19/01 317     LETTER REQUEST by Caroline Judge and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Motion Hearing for 9:30 on 2/15/02 re:

                 [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida,

                 Response to Motion reset to 2/1/02 for [311-1] motion to

                 Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida  ( signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 11/19/01) (kcw) [Entry date 11/20/01]

 

12/6/01  318     APPLICATION/AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Michael G. Sterthous on

                 behalf of Marble Hill Oneida Re: for an Order to Show Cause

                 and Motion to Quash. (kcw) [Entry date 12/07/01]

 

12/6/01  319     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Melvin Phillips on behalf of Marble

                 Hill Oneida Re: [318-1] application for an Order to Show

                 Cause and Motion to Quash. (kcw) [Entry date 12/07/01]

 

12/6/01  320     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Marble Hill Oneida in support of

                 [318-1] application for an Order to Show Cause and Motion

                 to Quash. (kcw) [Entry date 12/07/01]

 

12/6/01  321     ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE: why an order should not be made

                 quashing the subpoena duces tecum served on Matt Moran; and

                 Ordered that the pending hearing and determination of the

                 motion to quash, response to the subpoena, including the

                 depo. of Matt Moran is stayed.   Motion Hearing set for

                 3:00 on 12/18/01; Response Deadline 12/13/01. (Signed by

                 Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on 12/6/01) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 12/07/01]

 

12/10/01 322     CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE by Julie Sumperl as to service of a

                 memo of law in support of motion to quash and affirmation

                 of M. Sterthous in support upon Michael Smith on 12/7/01.

                 (kcw)

 

12/13/01 323     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY  in opposition to

                 [321-1] motion why an order should not be made quashing the

                 subpoena duces tecum served on Matt Moran; and Ordered that

                 the pending hearing and determination of the motion to

                 quash, response to the subpoena, including the depo. of

                 Matt Moran is stayed. (kcw)

 

12/13/01 324     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Caroline Judge on behalf of

                 Oneida Ind. NY Re: [321-1] motion why an order should not

                 be made quashing the subpoena duces tecum served on Matt

                 Moran; and Ordered that the pending hearing and

                 determination of the motion to quash, response to the

                 subpoena, including the depo. of Matt Moran is stayed. (kcw)

 

12/26/01 325     ORDER granting [321-1] motion quashing the subpoena duces

                 tecum served on Matt Moran w/o prej. to reservice of a

                 notice of depo. or subpoena for depo. testimony on Mr.

                 Moran after either (1) motion to intervene by Marble Hill

                 is granted or (2) the district court determines that

                 portions of fact exist regarding said motion to intervene

                 which necessitate discovery. and Ordered that the pending

                 hearing and determination of the motion to quash, response

                 to the subpoena, including the depo. of Matt Moran is

                 stayed. ( signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer ) (kcw)

 

12/26/01 326     NOTICE of attorney appearance for United States, United

                 States by Steven Miskinis, Esq. (kcw)

 

1/14/02  327     TRANSCRIPT filed for dates of 12/18/01 (kcw)

 

1/22/02  328     LETTER REQUEST by Steven Miskinis on behalf of USA and

                 ORDER of USDJ Kahn granted to reset Response to Motion to

                 2/15/02 for [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill

                 Oneida; all other parties filing opposition to this motion

                 will comply with the 2/1/02 ddl. (signed by Judge Lawrence

                 E. Kahn on 1/22/02) (kcw)

 

1/22/02  --      Deadline updated; Motion Hearing reset for 9:30 3/15/02

                 re: [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida, as

                 per Letter Request & Order [328-1] dd 1/22/02. (kcw)

 

2/1/02   329     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind Wisconsin  in opposition to

                 [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida. (kcw)

 

2/1/02   330     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY  in opposition to

                 [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida. (kcw)

 

2/1/02   331     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Kim Jacobs on behalf of Oneida

                 Ind. NY Re: [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill

                 Oneida. (kcw)

 

2/1/02   332     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Caroline A. Judge on behalf of

                 Oneida Ind. NY Re: [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble

                 Hill Oneida. (kcw)

 

2/1/02   333     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Beulah Green on behalf of Oneida

                 Ind. NY Re: [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill

                 Oneida. (kcw)

 

2/1/02   334     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Ken Phillips on behalf of Oneida

                 Ind. NY Re: [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill

                 Oneida. (kcw)

 

2/1/02   335     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Dale Rood on behalf of Oneida

                 Ind. NY Re: [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill

                 Oneida. (kcw)

 

2/5/02   336     LETTER IN OPPOSITION by pltf. Oneida of the Thames opposes

                 Marble Hill Oneida's motion to intervene. [separate brief

                 will not be filed] (kcw) [Entry date 02/06/02]

 

2/11/02  337     MOTION by NY Brothertown to Amend [247-1] intervenor

                 complaint , Hearing set for 9:30 3/20/02 , Response

                 Deadline 3/6/02  Motion returnable before Mag. Judge: Homer

                 (kcw) [Entry date 02/13/02]

 

2/11/02  338     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown in support of [337-1]

                 motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor complaint. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 02/13/02]

 

2/14/02  339     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Marilyn J. Ward Ford on behalf of

                 NY Brothertown Re: [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1]

                 intervenor complaint. (kcw)

 

2/14/02  340     Scheduling Notice:, Motion Hearing reset for 9:30 3/15/02

                 re: [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor complaint

                 b/f USDJ Kahn in Albany. (kcw)

 

2/14/02  341     LETTER REQUEST by John Calareso and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Reply to Response to Motion to 3/8/02 for

                 Marble Hill Oneida Indians re: [311-1] motion to Intervene

                 by Marble Hill Oneida; and that the page limit has been

                 enlarged to 20 pages. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 2/14/02) (kcw) [Entry date 02/15/02]

 

2/15/02  343     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States  in opposition to

                 [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 02/20/02]

 

2/19/02  342     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Marilyn Ward Ford re: providing a

                 brief overview of Brothertown's motion for leave to amend

                 complaint and assert cross-claim. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 02/20/02]

 

2/27/02  344     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Marilyn Ward Ford re: that if the

                 court grants Oneidas of NY an extension to Brothertown's

                 motion to amend, then responses be due no later than

                 3/7/02. (kcw) [Entry date 02/28/02]

 

2/27/02  345     LETTER REQUEST by Caroline Judge and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Response to Motion reset to 3/7/02 for

                 [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor complaint as to

                 all parties; Brothertown's request is that these responses

                 be faxed to their atty. by 5:00pm on 3/7/02. (signed by

                 Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 2/27/02) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 02/28/02]

 

3/7/02   346     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY in opposition to

                 [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor complaint. (kcw)

 

3/7/02   347     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Caroline Judge on behalf of

                 Oneida Ind. NY Re: [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1]

                 intervenor complaint. (kcw)

 

3/8/02   348     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by David Roberts on behalf of New

                 York Re: [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor

                 complaint. (kcw)

 

3/8/02   349     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by New York in opposition to [337-1]

                 motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor complaint. (kcw)

 

3/8/02   350     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States in opposition to [337-1]

                 motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor complaint. (kcw)

 

3/8/02   351     RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION by Oneida Ind Wisconsin to [337-1]

                 motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor complaint. (kcw)

 

3/8/02   352     LETTER REQUEST by Michael R. Smith and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Response to Motion to 7/2/02 for [130-1]

                 motion to Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant

                 to Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien  ( signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 3/8/02) (kcw)

 

3/8/02   353     REPLY AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Melvin Phillips on behalf of

                 Marble Hill Oneida Re: [311-1] motion to Intervene by

                 Marble Hill Oneida. (kcw)

 

3/8/02   354     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Marble Hill Oneida to response

                 to [311-1] motion to Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida. (kcw)

 

3/11/02  355     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown to NY Oneida's

                 response to [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor

                 complaint. (kcw) [Edit date 03/11/02]

 

3/11/02  356     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown to Defts'

                 response to [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor

                 complaint. (kcw)

 

3/11/02  357     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown to Oneida Tribe

                 of Indians of Wisconsin's response to [337-1] motion to

                 Amend [247-1] intervenor complaint. (kcw)

 

3/11/02  358     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown to United States'

                 response to [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1] intervenor

                 complaint. (kcw)

 

3/11/02  359     REPLY AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Marilyn Ward Ford on behalf

                 of NY Brothertown Re: [337-1] motion to Amend [247-1]

                 intervenor complaint. (kcw)

 

3/11/02  360     LETTER REQUEST by Marilyn Ward Ford and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted leave for Ms. Ford to file reply briefs in support

                 of NY Brothertown's motion to amend. (signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 3/11/02) (kcw) [Entry date 03/12/02]

 

3/11/02  361     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Arlinda Locklear objects to the

                 request by counsel to use the hrg. sched. for 3/15/02 to

                 separate private suits filed by the Tribe. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 03/12/02]

 

3/13/02  362     Scheduling Notice:,  set In Chambers Conference for 10:30

                 on 4/4/02 b/f USDJ Kahn in Syracuse; no adjournments will

                 be granted. (kcw) [Entry date 03/14/02]

 

3/29/02  363     MEMORANDUM-DECISION & ORDER denied as moot [294-3] motion

                 Staying all discovery directed to standing pending the

                 Court's ruling on the motion to strike., granting in part,

                 denying in part [281-1] motion to Strike State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses, granting in part, denying in part

                 [256-1] motion to Strike defts. State and County

                 Affirmative Defenses, granting in part, denying in part

                 [288-1] motion to Dismiss, denying [273-1] motion to

                 Dismiss State and County Counterclaims, denying [265-1]

                 motion to Dismiss ( signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 3/29/02)  Date Entered: 3/29/02 (kcw) [Entry date 04/01/02]

 

4/4/02   364     Minute entry: Status Conf. w/DJ Kahn - w/o Atty. Locklear

                 for Oneida Ind. of Wisconsin, DJ Kahn discusses topics to

                 be covered during conf., inquires as to whereabouts of Ms.

                 Locklear & invites attys. to meet w/him privately to

                 discuss status of settlement negotiations; w/Ms. Locklear

                 present, DJ Kahn advises that he intends to consolidate the

                 60 new actions filed by Oneida of Wisconsin & any new cases

                 to be filed will also be consolidated; Atty. Locklear for

                 Pltfs. advises as to 3 cases which may be voluntarily

                 dismissed, number of cases upon which service is completed

                 & anticipated deadlines for completion of service of

                 remaining cases; regarding pending Orders to Show Cause, DJ

                 Kahn stays same until decisions are rendered on pending

                 motions to dismiss; regarding pending motions to dismiss,

                 Atty. Healy for Defts. advises that motions have been

                 served in approximately 20 cases; Atty. Locklear requests

                 motions to dismiss be stayed until all Defts. have been

                 served & appeared in all actions; Mark Puzella of Goodwin,

                 Proctor in Boston, MA, advises his firm has been contacted,

                 but is not presently appearing for any Defts.; Atty. Koziol

                 advises as to motions to intervene & requests to file

                 papers & be heard in support of motions to dismiss; after

                 discussion, DJ Kahn stays motions to intervene until

                 decisions on motions to dismiss and sets briefing schedule

                 for motions to dismiss as follows: Defts. to file motions

                 to dismiss immediately, response papers due 4/19/02, reply

                 papers due 4/26/02 & oral argument set for 5/3/02, with

                 time and place of oral argument to be set at a later date;

                 all motion papers to be filed with ALBANY Clerk's Ofc.;

                 Atty. Locklear agrees not to file any new actions until

                 decisions on motions to dismiss; DJ Kahn will meet w/Atty.

                 Locklear in chambers to discuss status of settlement

                 negotiations.  App:  William Taylor & Michael Smith for

                 Oneida of NY; Arlinda Locklear & William Leberman for

                 Oneida of Wisconsin; Jacqueline Rubin & Carey Ramos for

                 Oneida of Thames; Dwight Healy for NYS & Indiv. Defts. in

                 20 new cases; G. Robert Witmer & David Schraver for Oneida

                 Co.; Randall Caldwell, Oneida Co. Atty.; S. John Campanie,

                 Madison Co. Atty.; David Roberts, Christopher Hall, Patrick

                 Kekoe, John O'Mara & Jan Farr for NYS; Leon Koziol for

                 Upstate Citizens & American Land Rights; John Benjamin

                 Carroll for M/M Raymond Bish; Michael Sterthous for Marble

                 Hill Oneida; Marily Ward Ford for NY Brothertown Ind.;

                 Steven Miskinis & Roger Martella for USA; CRD - L.M. Payne;

                 Court Reporter/ECRO: E. McDonough (lmp)

 

4/5/02   --      Motion(s) no longer referred: [337-1] motion to Amend

                 [247-1] intervenor complaint, [311-1] motion to Intervene

                 by Marble Hill Oneida, [306-1] motion for Leave to File a

                 Second Amended Complaint-In-Intervention, [130-1] motion to

                 Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant to

                 Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien (kcw)

 

4/9/02   365     LETTER REQUEST by David Roberts and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Motion Filing deadline re: a motion for

                 reconsideration of the 3/29/02 order to 4/15/02.  (signed

                 by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 4/9/02) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 04/10/02]

 

4/10/02  366     TRANSCRIPT of Status Conference filed for the date of

                 4/1/02 before Judge Kahn; Court reporter: Eileen McDonough

                 (kcl)

 

4/12/02  367     LETTER REQUEST by Michael Smith and ORDER of USMJ Homer

                 granted defts a 30 day extension for the Nation's reply to

                 defts' counterclaims (ddl 5/13/02, instead of 4/12/02). (

                 signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on 4/12/02) (kcw)

 

4/15/02  368     CC LETTER to S. Battaglia from M. Smith re: that

                 adjournments should continue regarding [130-1] motion for

                 fees; all fee issues are better dealt with when all know

                 how much pltfs will get and from whom. (kcw)

 

4/15/02  369     LETTER REQUEST by Arlinda Locklear and ORDER of USMJ Homer

                 granted to extend until 5/13/02 for Oneida Tribe of Indians

                 of Wisconsin and the Oneida of Thames to reply to the

                 counterclaims. (signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer

                 on 4/15/02) (kcw)

 

4/16/02  370     MOTION by Oneida Ind Wisconsin for an order referring this

                 matter to a court appointed mediator for settlement;

                 Hearing set for 9:30 on 5/17/02, Response Deadline 5/3/02

                 Motion returnable before Judge: Kahn in Albany. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 04/18/02]

 

4/17/02  371     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by the United States in support of [370-1]

                 motion for an order referring this matter to a court

                 appointed mediator for settlement. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 04/18/02] [Edit date 04/18/02]

 

4/18/02  372     Scheduling Notice:, Motion Hearing set for 9:30 5/17/02

                 re: [370-1] motion for an order referring this matter to a

                 court appointed mediator for settlement, Response to

                 Motion reset to 5/3/02. (kcw)

 

4/19/02  373     LETTER REQUEST by Steven Miskinis and ORDER of USMJ Homer

                 granted the United States 30 days to reply to defts'

                 counterclaims (5/13/02). (signed by Magistrate Judge David

                 R. Homer on 4/19/02) (kcw)

 

4/22/02  374     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Jeanne Whiteing dd 4/17/02 re:

                 that if the court finds that any of tracts of land

                 identified in the NY Brothertown's proposed Amended

                 Complaint are w/n the Oneida's land claim, the WI

                 Brothertown will seek to intervene. (kcw)

 

4/24/02  375     NOTICE of attorney appearance for United States by Steven

                 Miskinis, Esq.; Attys. Charles O'Connell and Charles Jakosa

                 have w/d their appearances. (kcw)

 

4/25/02  376     RESPONSE by G. Robert Witmer on behalf of County of Oneida,

                 NY, County of Madison NY in opposition to [370-1] motion

                 for an order referring this matter to a court appointed

                 mediator for settlement. (kcw)

 

4/26/02  377     RESPONSE by Carey Ramos on behalf of Thames Bank of Can. to

                 [370-1] motion for an order referring this matter to a

                 court appointed mediator for settlement. (kcw)

 

4/30/02  378     RESPONSE by NY Brothertown in support of [370-1] motion for

                 an order referring this matter to a court appointed

                 mediator for settlement. (kcw)

 

5/3/02   379     RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION by Dwight Healy on behalf of New

                 York State to [370-1] motion for an order referring this

                 matter to a court appointed mediator for settlement. (kcw)

 

5/3/02   380     RESPONSE IN OPPOSITION by William W. Taylor III on behalf

                 of Oneida Ind. NY to [370-1] motion for an order referring

                 this matter to a court appointed mediator for settlement.

                 (kcw)

 

5/3/02   381     ORDER, appointing JOhn W. Tabner as Mediator & setting

                 guidelines & compensation, etc. (signed by Judge Lawrence

                 E. Kahn on 5/3/02) Date Entered: 5/3/02 (lmp)

 

5/6/02   382     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Marilyn Ward Ford dd 4/25/02 re:

                 the 4/17 letter to the court from the B.I. Wisconsin that

                 does not ask to intervene or ask for any relief of the

                 court. (kcw) [Entry date 05/07/02]

 

5/6/02   383     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Marilyn Ward Ford dd 4/26/02 re:

                 in support of motion [370-1] by Oneida Ind Wisconsin for an

                 order referring this matter to a court appointed mediator

                 for settlement. (kcw) [Entry date 05/07/02]

 

5/7/02   384     LETTER REQUEST by Michael Smith and ORDER of USMJ Homer

                 granting the Oneida Indian Nation of NY time to reply to

                 defts' counterclaims to 5/27/02. (signed by Magistrate

                 Judge David R. Homer on 5/7/02) (kcw) [Entry date 05/08/02]

 

5/10/02  385     LETTER REQUEST by Robert Smith and ORDER of USMJ Homer

                 granting Oneida Tribe, Oneida of the Thames a 14 day

                 extension to file replies to defts' counterclaims.  (

                 signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on 5/10/02) (kcw)

 

5/10/02  390     MOTION by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin to Extend

                 Time for tribal pltfs. to respond to Bond, Schoeneck &

                 King's motion for atty. fees, Hearing set for 9:30 6/7/02

                 Motion returnable before Judge: Kahn. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 06/06/02]

 

5/10/02  391     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin

                 in support of [390-1] motion to Extend Time for tribal

                 pltfs. to respond to Bond, Schoeneck & King's motion for

                 atty. fees. (kcw) [Entry date 06/06/02]

 

5/10/02  392     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Michael R. Smith on behalf of

                 Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin Re: [390-1] motion to

                 Extend Time for tribal pltfs. to respond to Bond, Schoeneck

                 & King's motion for atty. fees. (kcw) [Entry date 06/06/02]

 

5/10/02  393     MEMORANDUM OF LAW in opposition to [390-1] motion to Extend

                 Time for tribal pltfs. to respond to Bond, Schoeneck &

                 King's motion for atty. fees. (kcw) [Entry date 06/06/02]

 

5/17/02  386     MEMORANDUM-DECISION & ORDER granting [306-1] motion for the

                 U.S. Leave to File a Second Amended

                 Complaint-In-Intervention w/n 30 days from the date of this

                 Order. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 5/16/02)  Date

                 Entered: 5/16/02 (kcw)

 

5/17/02  387     Scheduling Notice:,  set Telephone/Scheduling Conference

                 for 3:00 on 6/4/02 b/f USMJ Homer. (kcw)

 

5/22/02  388     MEMORANDUM-DECISION & ORDER denying [311-1] motion to

                 Intervene by Marble Hill Oneida. (signed by Judge Lawrence

                 E. Kahn on 5/22/02)  Date Entered: 5/22/02 (kcw)

 

5/28/02  389     ANSWER by United States to [201-1] counter claim by NYS.

                 (kcw)

 

6/4/02   394     LETTER REQUEST by Michael Smith and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granting Mr. Smith leave to file a reply memorandum of law

                 to motion [390-1] for an extension of the date for filing

                 an opposition to Bond, Schoeneck & King's motion for an

                 award of a contingency fee. (signed by Judge Lawrence E.

                 Kahn on 6/4/02) (kcw) [Entry date 06/06/02]

 

6/4/02   395     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind

                 Wisconsin to response to [390-1] motion to Extend Time for

                 tribal pltfs. to respond to Bond, Schoeneck & King's motion

                 for atty. fees. (kcw) [Entry date 06/06/02]

 

6/6/02   398     MOTION by Steven Miskinis on behalf of United States  for

                 pro hac vice; Motion returnable before Mag. Judge: Homer.

                 (kcw) [Entry date 06/11/02]

 

6/10/02  396     ORDERED that responses to all discovery demands presently

                 outstanding shall be served on or b/f 8/1/02; set In

                 Chambers Conference for 9:00 on 9/6/02 to resolve all

                 remaining issues b/w parties concerning outstanding

                 discovery demands. ( signed by Magistrate Judge David R.

                 Homer on 6/10/02) (kcw) [Entry date 06/11/02]

 

6/10/02  399     ORDER granting [398-1] motion  for pro hac vice ( signed by

                 Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on 6/10/02) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 06/11/02]

 

6/11/02  397     AMENDED Intervenor's COMPLAINT by United States against

                 County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY, State of New

                 York. (kcw)

 

6/11/02  400     Scheduling Notice:,  set Telephone Discovery Conference for

                 9:30 on 6/13/02; conf. to be initiated by Marilyn Ward

                 Ford. (kcw) [Edit date 06/11/02]

 

6/14/02  401     ORDER, that the request of pltf., NY Brothertown Indian

                 Nation is Granted and a response to the third document

                 request of pltf. Oneida Indian Nation of NY is not required

                 to be served prior to the conference on 9/6/02 set forth in

                 this Court's order dated 6/10/02 ( signed by Magistrate

                 Judge David R. Homer, 6/14/02) (ldi) [Entry date 06/18/02]

 

6/17/02  402     MEMORANDUM DECISION AND ORDER   denying [390-1] motion to

                 Extend Time for tribal pltfs. to respond to Bond, Schoeneck

                 & King's motion for atty. fees, Response to Motion reset

                 to 7/26/02 for [130-1] motion to Have Court Recognize Its

                 Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement & Charging

                 Lien ( signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn, 6/14/02) (ldi)

                 [Entry date 06/18/02]

 

6/24/02  403     LETTER REQUEST by Christopher Hall and ORDER of USMJ Homer

                 granting State and County defts. to answer the US' second

                 amended complaint-in-intervention to 7/15/02. (signed by

                 Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on 6/24/02) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 06/25/02]

 

6/26/02  404     MEMORANDUM-DECISION & ORDER   denying [337-1] motion to

                 Amend [247-1] intervenor complaint ( signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 6/25/02) (wjg) [Entry date 06/28/02]

 

7/9/02   405     NOTICE OF APPEAL by Marble Hill Oneida.  FILING FEE $

                 105.00  RECEIPT # 64150  Appeal record due on 8/8/02;

                 appeals to the USCA, 2nd Cir. from the Memorandum-Decision

                 & Order [388-1] dd 5/22/02 of USDJ Kahn. (kcw)

 

7/10/02  --      Notice of appeal and certified copy of docket to USCA re:

                 [405-1] appeal by Marble Hill Oneida  (parties noticed).

                 (kcw)

 

7/11/02  406     MOTION by NY Brothertown to certify order for 28 USC

                 1292(b) appeal, or in the alternative, to reconsider order;

                  Hearing set for 9:30 on 8/16/02 (on submit); Response

                 Deadline 8/2/02; Motion returnable before Judge: Kahn. (kcw)

 

7/11/02  407     AFFIDAVIT/AFFIRMATION IN SUPPORT by Marilyn Ward Ford on

                 behalf of NY Brothertown Re: [406-1] motion to certify

                 order for 28 USC 1292(b) appeal, or in the alternative, to

                 reconsider order. (kcw)

 

7/11/02  408     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown in support of [406-1]

                 motion to certify order for 28 USC 1292(b) appeal, or in

                 the alternative, to reconsider order. (kcw)

 

7/15/02  409     LETTER REQUEST by Keith Johnson and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 denying the request to allow the Four Landowner

                 Organizations to participate in the mediation session;

                 mediation has been ordered for parties in this action only.

                  (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 7/15/02) (kcw)

 

7/15/02  410     ANSWER by County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY

                 (Attorney G. Robert Witmer Jr.) to U.S. second amended

                 complaint; jury demand. (kcw) [Entry date 07/16/02]

 

7/15/02  410     COUNTERCLAIM by County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY

                 against United States. (kcw) [Entry date 07/16/02]

 

7/15/02  411     AMENDED ANSWER by New York to [247-1] intervenor complaint.

                 (kcw) [Entry date 07/16/02]

 

7/15/02  412     ANSWER by New York to [397-1] intervenor complaint. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 07/16/02]

 

7/15/02  412     COUNTERCLAIM by New York against United States. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 07/16/02]

 

7/15/02  413     AMENDED ANSWER by New York to [185-1] amended complaint.

                 (kcw) [Entry date 07/16/02]

 

7/15/02  413     COUNTERCLAIM by New York against Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind

                 Wisconsin, Thames Bank of Can. (kcw) [Entry date 07/16/02]

 

7/23/02  414     LETTER REQUEST by Blair Brown and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Response to Motion to 8/9/02 for [130-1]

                 motion to Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant

                 to Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien, Reply to Response

                 to Motion reset to 8/30/02;  Motion Hearing reset for

                 9:30 9/6/02 b/f USDJ Kahn in Albany.  (signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 7/24/02) (kcw) [Entry date 07/24/02]

 

7/24/02  415     REJECTION ORDER as to the return of Land-Claim Victim

                 Judith S. Bachmann's research documents; the court cannot

                 accept submissions from non-parties to an action. (signed

                 by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on 7/23/02) Date

                 Entered: 7/24/02 (kcw)

 

8/2/02   416     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin,

                 Thames Bank of Can.  in opposition to [406-1] motion to

                 certify order for 28 USC 1292(b) appeal, or in the

                 alternative, to reconsider order. (kcw)

 

8/2/02   417     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Michael R. Smith on behalf of

                 Oneida Ind. NY Re: [406-1] motion to certify order for 28

                 USC 1292(b) appeal, or in the alternative, to reconsider

                 order. (kcw)

 

8/2/02   418     MOTION by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin, Thames Bank

                 of Can. to strike affirmative defenses of lack of notice

                 and election of remedies, Hearing set for 9:30 9/6/02 ,

                 Response Deadline 8/23/02; Motion returnable before Judge:

                 Kahn. (kcw)

 

8/2/02   419     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind Wisconsin,

                 Thames Bank of Can.  in support of [418-1] motion to strike

                 affirmative defenses of lack of notice and election of

                 remedies. (kcw)

 

8/2/02   420     Scheduling Notice:, Motion Hearing set for 9:30 9/6/02 re:

                 [418-1] motion to strike affirmative defenses of lack of

                 notice and election of remedies, Response to Motion reset

                 to 8/23/02 for [418-1] motion. (kcw)

 

8/2/02   421     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by County of Oneida, NY, County of

                 Madison NY, New York in opposition to [406-1] motion to

                 certify order for 28 USC 1292(b) appeal, or in the

                 alternative, to reconsider order. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/05/02]

 

8/2/02   422     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by David Roberts on behalf of

                 County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY, New York Re:

                 [406-1] motion to certify order for 28 USC 1292(b) appeal,

                 or in the alternative, to reconsider order. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/05/02]

 

8/5/02   423     ORDER/STIPULATION that entries [216-1] and [389-1] filed by

                 pltfs are deemed replies to counterclaims contained in

                 State of NY's amended answer dd 7/15/02. (signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 8/5/02) Date Entered: 8/5/02 (kcw)

 

8/7/02   424     LETTER REQUEST by Michael Smith on behalf of Oneida Indian

                 Nation of NY, Oneida Tribe of WI and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Response to Motion reset to 8/16/02 for

                 [130-1] motion to Have Court Recognize Its Right to a Fee

                 pursuant to Retainer Agreement & Charging Lien  ( signed

                 by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 8/7/02) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/08/02]

 

8/14/02  425     LETTER REQUEST by David Roberts and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted to reset Motion Hearing for 9:30 on 10/4/02 re:

                 [418-1] motion to strike affirmative defenses of lack of

                 notice and election of remedies, reset response to Motion

                  for 9/20/02.  of lack of notice and election of remedies

                 ( signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn ) (kcw)

 

8/16/02  426     CC LETTER from Michael Smith to Hermes Fernandez dd 8/15/02

                 re: that response and reply papers are to be filed under

                 seal as to Bond, Schoeneck & King's motion to recognize

                 fee. (kcw) [Entry date 08/19/02]

 

8/16/02  428     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown to response to

                 [406-1] motion to certify order for 28 USC 1292(b) appeal,

                 or in the alternative, to reconsider order. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 08/20/02]

 

8/20/02  427     ORDER/STIPULATION that all docs. relating to BSK's fee

                 motion shall be filed under seal; the Nation and the Tribe

                 shall serve their responses to BSK's fee motion on or b/f

                 8/16/02; BSK shall file a motion packet including fee

                 motion, the responses by the Nation and the Tribe, and

                 BSK's reply under seal on or b/f 10/11/02. (signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 8/16/02) Date Entered: 8/20/02 (kcw)

 

8/21/02  429     ORDERED that John W. Tabner is appointed as mediator and is

                 to be compensated at the rate of $250 per hr up to 80 hrs.,

                 plus expenses incurred; the U.S. and NYS shall each pay for

                 one-half of the fees and expenses of the mediator. ( signed

                 by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 8/21/02) Date Entered: 8/21/02

                 (kcw)

 

9/4/02   430     LETTER REQUEST by Steven Miskinis and ORDER of USMJ Homer

                 granted to reset response to counterclaim [410-1] to

                 9/23/02. (signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on

                 9/3/02) (kcw)

 

9/5/02   431     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Marilyn Ward-Ford dd 9/3/02 re: in

                 response to some of the statements made by the Oneidas'

                 opposition papers to motion [406-1]. (kcw)

 

9/6/02   432     Scheduling Notice:,  set Discovery Hearing for 9:00 on

                 5/9/03; ddl. for completion of paper discovery set for

                 4/1/03. (kcw) [Entry date 09/10/02]

 

9/10/02  433     ORDER that interrogatories, doc. demands and other paper

                 discovery shall be served on or b/f 12/1/02; any response

                 to such demands shall be served on or b/f 4/1/03;  set In

                 Chambers Conference for 9:00 on 5/9/03 for all parties b/f

                 USMJ Homer. ( signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on

                 9/10/02) (kcw) [Entry date 09/11/02]

 

9/12/02  434     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from G. Robert Witmer dd 9/9/02 re:

                 that the motion by BSK for fee be referred; alternatively,

                 that all parties be given access to the papers filed under

                 seal or that they be given an opportunity to be heard in

                 this matter. (kcw)

 

9/20/02  435     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by David Roberts on behalf New York

                 Re: [418-1] motion to strike affirmative defenses of lack

                 of notice and election of remedies. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 09/23/02]

 

9/20/02  436     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by New York in opposition to [418-1]

                 motion to strike affirmative defenses of lack of notice and

                 election of remedies. (kcw) [Entry date 09/23/02]

 

9/24/02  437     REJECTION ORDER as to the return of US' motion to dismiss

                 counterclaims of defts. Co. of Madison, NY and Co. of

                 Oneida, NY because motion is not in compliance with LR

                 7.1(b). (signed by Magistrate Judge David R. Homer on

                 9/24/02) Date Entered: 9/24/02 (kcw)

 

9/25/02  --      USCA Case Number Re: [405-1] appeal  by Marble Hill Oneida

                 USCA NUMBER: 02-6171 (kcw)

 

9/25/02  438     Court of Appeals Scheduling Order, re: [405-1] appeal  by

                 Marble Hill Oneida; Appeal record due on 10/15/02. (kcw)

 

9/26/02  --      Certified and transmitted Index to the record on appeal to

                 U.S. Court of Appeals: [405-1] appeal by Marble Hill

                 Oneida. (kcw)

 

9/26/02  439     LETTER to William Taylor from USMJ Homer dd 9/26/02 re:

                 that no amendment of the scheduling letter is required. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 09/27/02]

 

9/27/02  440     MOTION by New York for Reconsideration and reversal of

                 [363-1] order dd 3/29/02; Hearing set for 9:30 11/1/02,

                 Response Deadline 10/18/02 Motion returnable before Judge:

                 Kahn (kcw)

 

9/27/02  441     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by New York in support of [440-1] motion

                 for Reconsideration and reversal of [363-1] order dd

                 3/29/02. (kcw)

 

9/27/02  442     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Christopher Hall on behalf of New

                 York Re: [440-1] motion for Reconsideration and reversal of

                 [363-1] order dd 3/29/02. (kcw)

 

9/30/02  443     LETTER REQUEST by David Reiser and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted Leave to File a reply memorandum in support of

                 Oneida pltfs' motion to strike the election of remedies

                 defense. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 9/30/02) (kcw)

 

9/30/02  444     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by Oneida Ind. NY, Oneida Ind

                 Wisconsin to response to [418-1] motion to strike

                 affirmative defenses of lack of notice and election of

                 remedies. (kcw)

 

10/2/02  445     MOTION by United States to Dismiss counterclaims of defts

                 Co. of Madison and Co. of Oneida, Hearing set for 9:30 on

                 11/1/02 , Response Deadline 10/18/02  Motion returnable

                 before Judge: Kahn. (kcw)

 

10/2/02  446     AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Steven Miskinis on behalf of United

                 States Re: [445-1] motion to Dismiss counterclaims of defts

                 Co. of Madison and Co. of Oneida. (kcw)

 

10/2/02  447     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States in support of [445-1]

                 motion to Dismiss counterclaims of defts Co. of Madison and

                 Co. of Oneida. (kcw)

 

10/2/02  448     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Blair Brown dd 9/30/02 requesting

                 that the court either grant all parties access to the

                 papers filed under seal for the BSK's fee motion, or refer

                 determination of the fee motion to magistrate judge. (kcw)

 

10/4/02  449     Minute entry before DJ Kahn in Syracuse, NY: [418-1] motion

                 to strike affirmative defenses of lack of notice and

                 election of remedies - RESERVED.  APP:  David Reiser &

                 Michael Smith for Oneida Indian of NY; Ronald Replogle for

                 Thames Band of Canada; David Roberts for NYS Defts.; Steven

                 Miskinis for USA; CRD - L. M. Payne; LC - JY; Court

                 Reporter: J. Hibbard (lmp)

 

10/11/02 452     Received a certified copy of the Index to the Record on

                 Appeal from the USCA, 2nd Cir. re: [405-1] appeal. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 10/15/02]

 

10/15/02 450     LETTER to USDJ Kahn from Hermes Fernandez dd 10/3/02 re:

                 that there is no appropriate basis for defts' demand for

                 access to docs. filed under seal related to BSK's fee

                 motion. (kcw)

 

10/15/02 451     LETTER REQUEST by David Schraver and ORDER, Response to

                 Motion reset to 11/13/02 for [445-1] motion to Dismiss

                 counterclaims of defts Co. of Madison and Co. of Oneida,

                 Motion Hearing set for 9:30 12/6/02 re: [445-1] motion to

                 Dismiss counterclaims of defts Co. of Madison and Co. of

                 Oneida  ( signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 10/10/02) (kcw)

 

10/17/02 453     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by NY Brothertown in opposition to

                 [440-1] motion for Reconsideration and reversal of [363-1]

                 order dd 3/29/02 (kcw)

 

10/18/02 454     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States  in opposition to

                 [440-1] motion for Reconsideration and reversal of [363-1]

                 order dd 3/29/02. (kcw)

 

10/18/02 455     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by Steve Miskinis on behalf of

                 United States Re: [440-1] motion for Reconsideration and

                 reversal of [363-1] order dd 3/29/02. (kcw)

 

10/25/02 456     LETTER REQUEST by Dwight Healy and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted permission to submit a short 5 page reply in

                 response to the papers served by Brothertown, the U.S. and

                 Wisconsins.  (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 10/25/02)

                 (kcw)

 

10/25/02 457     LETTER REQUEST by Marilyn Ward-Ford and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 denied the request to allow Brothertown to file responses

                 to the Wisconsins and the U.S. re: defts' motion for

                 reconsideration. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 10/25/02 ) (kcw)

 

10/25/02 458     REJECTION ORDER as to the return of pltf Oneida Tribe of

                 Indians of Wisconsin's response to deft. NYS's motion for

                 reconsideration because response was late. (signed by Judge

                 Lawrence E. Kahn on 10/25/02) Date Entered: 10/25/02 (kcw)

 

10/25/02 459     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by County of Oneida, NY, County of

                 Madison NY, New York to response to [440-1] motion for

                 Reconsideration and reversal of [363-1] order dd 3/29/02

                 (kcw) [Entry date 10/31/02]

 

11/12/02 --      Motion(s) no longer referred: [406-1] motion to certify

                 order for 28 USC 1292(b) appeal, or in the alternative, to

                 reconsider order (kcw)

 

11/12/02 460     MEMORANDUM OF LAW by County of Oneida, NY, County of

                 Madison NY in opposition to [445-1] motion to Dismiss

                 counterclaims of defts Co. of Madison and Co. of Oneida.

                 (kcw) [Entry date 11/13/02]

 

11/12/02 461     AFFIDAVIT IN OPPOSITION by G. Robert Witmer on behalf of

                 County of Oneida, NY, County of Madison NY Re: [445-1]

                 motion to Dismiss counterclaims of defts Co. of Madison and

                 Co. of Oneida. (kcw) [Entry date 11/13/02]

 

11/18/02 462     LETTER REQUEST of Steven Miskinis and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted Leave to the U.S. to file a reply to defts Co. of

                 Madison and Co. of Oneida re: the motion to dismiss

                 counterclaims of county defts. ( signed by Judge Lawrence

                 E. Kahn on 11/18/02) (kcw)

 

11/18/02 463     ORDER that BSK's motion for a judicial determination of its

                 entitlement to fees [130-1] is referred to USMJ Treece;

                 USMJ Treece is to submit his proposed findings of fact and

                 recommendations for the disposition of the motion to USDJ

                 McAvoy. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 11/12/02) Date

                 Entered: 11/18/02 (kcw)

 

11/18/02 --      Motion(s) referred: [130-1] motion to Have Court Recognize

                 Its Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement &

                 Charging Lien referred to Magistrate Judge Randolph F.

                 Treece. [as per order [463-1 of USDJ Kahn] (kcw)

 

11/19/02 471     LETTER REQUEST by Hermes Fernandez and ORDER of USDJ Kahn

                 granted Leave to File reply brief of BSK in support of its

                 fee application. (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 10/15/02) (kcw) [Entry date 12/12/02]

 

11/20/02 464     LETTER to USMJ Homer from Steve Miskinis requesting an

                 extension of discovery ddls. (kcw) [Entry date 11/21/02]

 

11/20/02 465     LETTER to USMJ Homer from Dwight Healy in support of the

                 request to extends discovery ddls. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 11/21/02]

 

11/20/02 466     LETTER REQUEST by Steve Miskinis and ORDER of USMJ Homer

                 denied the request to extend ddls. (signed by Magistrate

                 Judge David R. Homer on 11/19/02) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 11/21/02]

 

11/22/02 469     Letter from Hermes Fernandez to the Court re: that even

                 though Mr. Fernandez does represent a party, he is to be

                 added to the case as a notice party. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 11/26/02]

 

11/25/02 467     REPLY MEMORANDUM OF LAW by United States to response to

                 [445-1] motion to Dismiss counterclaims of defts Co. of

                 Madison and Co. of Oneida. (kcw)

 

11/25/02 468     REPLY AFFIDAVIT IN SUPPORT by Steven Miskinis on behalf of

                 United States Re: [445-1] motion to Dismiss counterclaims

                 of defts Co. of Madison and Co. of Oneida. (kcw)

 

11/26/02 470     ORDER extending time  for mediation to be completed on or

                 b/f 5/30/03. ( signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 11/26/02) (kcw) [Entry date 12/02/02]

 

12/11/02 472     SEALED DOCUMENT placed in vault re: motion [130-1]. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 12/12/02]

 

12/11/02 473     SEALED DOCUMENT placed in vault re: motion [130-1]. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 12/12/02]

 

12/11/02 474     SEALED DOCUMENT placed in vault re: motion [130-1] (kcw)

                 [Entry date 12/12/02]

 

12/11/02 475     SEALED DOCUMENT placed in vault re: motion [130-1]. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 12/12/02]

 

12/11/02 476     SEALED DOCUMENT placed in vault re: motion [130-1]. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 12/12/02]

 

12/11/02 477     SEALED DOCUMENT placed in vault re: motion [130-1] (kcw)

                 [Entry date 12/12/02]

 

12/11/02 478     SEALED DOCUMENT placed in vault re: motion [130-1]. (kcw)

                 [Entry date 12/12/02]

 

12/12/02 479     LETTER REQUEST by Hermes Fernandez and ORDER of USMJ Treece

                 granted Leave for Mr. Fernandez to File 35 page reply

                 brief in support of BSK's motion for atty. fees.  ( signed

                 by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on 12/11/02) (kcw)

                 [Entry date 12/13/02]

 

12/16/02 480     REJECTION ORDER as to the return of the letter submitted by

                 Carey Ramos re: participation in settlement discussions

                 because the letter was not served upon opposing counsel,

                 pursuant to LR 5.1(a). (signed by Judge Lawrence E. Kahn on

                 12/13/02) Date Entered: 12/16/02 (kcw)

 

12/16/02 --      Motion(s) no longer referred: [130-1] motion to Have Court

                 Recognize Its Right to a Fee pursuant to Retainer Agreement

                 & Charging Lien (kcw)

 


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