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LEGAL UPDATES

WHY WE’RE FIGHTING:

After years of dedicated service, federal employees and contractors are asking the government to give our grievances more consideration, rather than mass firings. In court, federal workers are arguing:

ONE SIZE DOES NOT FIT ALL:

The mandates to take the vaccine or lose your job do not allow for individualized, case-by-case review and employer accommodations required under longstanding federal law. The mandates require government agencies to undertake unlawful medical inquiries.

FIRING EMPLOYEES ON A PERCEIVED DISABILITY IS AGAINST THE LAW:

Both vaccinated and unvaccinated individuals contract and spread Covid-19. The mandates discriminate against individuals based on a perceived disability amid a pandemic where the science and medical treatments are rapidly evolving.

THE MANDATES VIOLATE THE INFORMED CONSENT OF PRINCIPLES OF THE FOOD, DRUG, AND COSMETIC ACT:

All citizens have the right to accept or refuse medicines authorized under “emergency use” without the fear of losing their job.

OUR SIMPLE REQUEST:

On the basis that the mandates, as written and implemented; are unlawful, federal employees and contractors are asking the judicial system to issue an order that prevents the mass firings of dedicated public servants.

CASE BACKGROUND:

Federal Practice Group has filed in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The case number is 1:21-cv-02779.
 

Federal Practice Group has also filed in the United States District Court for Florida. The case number is 8:22-cv-00121-JLB-SPF.
 

Boyden Gray & Associates has filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The case number is 3:21-cv-00356.

FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP LEGAL UPDATES - 4TH CIRCUIT (DC)

PLAINTIFFS MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION 
FILED ON 10/19/21

COMPLAINT
FILED 10/19/21

MEMORANDUM AND ORDER (MOTION TO FILE UNDER PSEUDONYM)
FILED ON 10/14/21

FEDERAL PRACTICE GROUP LEGAL UPDATES - 11TH CIRCUIT (FLORIDA)

COMPLAINT
FILED ON 01/18/22

BOYDEN GRAY & ASSOCIATES LEGAL UPDATES - 5TH CIRCUIT (TEXAS)

CIRCUIT EN BANC OPINION 
FILED ON 3/23/23

MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE BRIEF OF AMICUS
FILED ON 5/31/21

PLAINTIFFS-APPELLEES’ OPPOSITION TO EMERGENCY MOTION
FILED ON 4/13/21

EXHIBIT A - DOC 2 OF 2
FILED ON 2/22/22

 

MOTION OF JAMES RODDEN, ISAAC MCLAUGHLIN, GABRIEL 
FILED ON 2/18/22
 

OPENING BRIEF FOR APPELLANTS 
FILED ON 2/14/22

 

BRIEF OF AMICI CURIAE 45 MEMBERS OF CONGRESS IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS–APPELLEES 
FILED ON 2/9/22
 

PLAINTIFFS’ OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANTS’ MOTION TO STAY 
FILED ON 2/1/22

 

PLAINTIFFS’ REPLY IN SUPPORT OF THEIR MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION 
FILED ON 1/11/22
 

COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF
FILED ON 12/21/21
 

EN BANC 
FILED ON 6/26/22

MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE AMICUS
FILED ON 5/31/21

EMERGENCY MOTION UNDER CIRCUIT RULE 
FILED ON 4/11/22

FEDERAL RULE OF APPELLATE PROCEDURE 28(J) SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY DOC 1 OF 2
FILED ON 2/22/22

REPLY BRIEF OF APPELLANTS 
FILED ON 2/18/22

 

PLAINTIFFS-APPELLEES’ OPPOSITION TO EMERGENCY MOTION FOR STAY PENDING APPEAL
FILED ON 2/9/22

BRIEF FOR AMICUS CURIAE AMERICA FIRST LEGAL FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF THE APPELLEES AND IN OPPOSITION TO MOTION FOR A STAY
FILED ON 2/8/22

DEFENDANTS’ MOTION FOR STAY PENDING APPEAL
FILED ON 1/28/22

 

DEFENDANTS’ OPPOSITION TO MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION 
FILED ON 1/10/22
 

PLAINTIFFS’ MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION AND MEMORANDUM OF LAW IN SUPPORT
FILED ON 12/22/21

RESPONSE TO PETITION FOR REHEARING EN BANC
FILED 6/2/22

BRIEF FOR AMICUS 
FILED ON 5/27/21

OPINION VACATING STAY
FILED ON 4/7/22

BRIEF AMICI CURIAE OF JAMES RODDEN, ISAAC MCLAUGHLIN, GABRIEL 
FILED ON 2/18/22

BRIEF FOR APPELLEES 
FILED ON 2/16/22

 

ORDER : COURTS ACCEPT BOTH AMICUS BRIEFS
FILED ON 2/9/22
 

EMERGENCY MOTION UNDER CIRCUIT RULE 27.3 FOR A STAY PENDING APPEAL 
FILED ON 2/4/22
 

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER (TEMPORARY NATIONWIDE INJUNCTION) 
FILED ON 1/21/22
 

10 ORDER GRANTING SCHEDULE - FILED ON 12/30/21 
FILED ON 12/30/21

 

DOS FILING - THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINA

COMPLAINT
FILED ON 02/27/23

JUSTICE DEPARTMENT FILING:
SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS

FILED ON 5/17/23

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE FILING:
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON

FILED ON 5/25/23

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT

FOIA
FILED ON 10/18/2022

MATERNITY LEAVE RESULTS
FOR DCAA

 

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