Ribellino, et al v. USA Talks Com Inc, et

Document Sample
Ribellino, et al v. USA Talks Com Inc, et Powered By Docstoc
					US District Court Civil Docket as of 05/06/2002
Retrieved from the court on Wednesday, March 30, 2005

                                  U.S. District Court
                             Southern District of California
                                     (San Diego)
                              CIVIL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 99-CV-162

                           Ribellino, et al v. USA Talks Com Inc, et al

                                            Filed: 01/29/99
                                 Assigned to: Judge M. James Lorenz
                                         Jury demand: Plaintiff
                            Referred to: Magistrate Judge John A. Houston
                                            Demand: $0,000
                                          Nature of Suit: 850
                                          Lead Docket: None
                                    Jurisdiction: Federal Question
                                       Dkt# in other court: None
                             Cause: 15:78m(a) Securities Exchange Act




JAMES V RIBELLINO, JR, On              William S Lerach
Behalf of himself and all              (619)231-7423
others similarly situated              [COR LD NTC]
     plaintiff                         Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes and
                                       Lerach
                                       401 B Street
                                       Suite 1700
                                       San Diego, CA 92101
                                       (619)231-1058

                                       Francis Michael Gregorek
                                       (619)234-4599
                                       [COR LD NTC]
                                       Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman
                                       and Herz
                                       750 B Street
                                       Symphony Towers Suite 2770
                                       San Diego, CA 92101-5050
                                       (619)239-4599

                                       Jay Saltzman
                                       [COR LD NTC]
                                       Schoengold and Sporn
                                       19 Fulton Street
                                       Suite 406
                                       New York, NY 10038
                                       (212)964-0046

PAT VITUCCI                            Francis Michael Gregorek
     plaintiff                         (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]

LINDA VITUCCI                   Francis Michael Gregorek
     plaintiff                  (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]

RONALD H SYMANSKI               Francis Michael Gregorek
     plaintiff                  (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]

SEAN RASSAS                     Francis Michael Gregorek
     plaintiff                  (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]

MATILDA L HOOVER                Francis Michael Gregorek
     plaintiff                  (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]

MIKE CARELLA                    Francis Michael Gregorek
     plaintiff                  (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]

JOYCE M DOTY                    Francis Michael Gregorek
     plaintiff                  (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]

  v.

USA TALKS COM INC               USA Talks Com Inc
     defendant                  [COR LD NTC] [PRO SE]
                                C/O Patrick Writer
                                7770 Regents Road
                                Suite 113, PBM #531
                                San Diego, CA 92122

ALLEN J PORTNOY                 Allen J Portnoy
     defendant                  [COR LD NTC] [PRO SE]
                                P O Box 934
                                LaJolla, CA 92038
                                (858)254-8459

WILLIAM H ERVINE                William H Ervine
     defendant                  [COR LD NTC] [PRO SE]
                                PO Box 7889
                                The Woodlands, TX 77387-7889
                                (915)374-8726

JACK C ALEXANDER                Jack C Alexander
     defendant                  [COR LD NTC] [PRO SE]

                                1672 Main Street
                                Suite E
                                Ramona, CA 92065-5257

========================

ROBERT ALLEN, -, On Behalf of   William S Lerach
Themselves and All Others       (619)231-7423
Similarly Situated              [COR LD NTC]
     plaintiff                  Milberg Weiss Bershad Hynes and
                                Lerach
                                401 B Street
                                Suite 1700
                                San Diego, CA 92101
                                (619)231-1058

                                Francis Michael Gregorek
                                (619)234-4599
                                [COR LD NTC]
                                Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman
                                and Herz
                                750 B Street
                                Symphony Towers Suite 2770
                                San Diego, CA 92101-5050
                                (619)239-4599

                                Jay Saltzman
                                [COR LD NTC]
                                Schoengold and Sporn
                                19 Fulton Street
                                Suite 406
                                New York, NY 10038
                                (212)964-0046

ANGELIQUE L SALIBA, On Behalf   William S Lerach
of Themselves and All Others    (See above)
Similary Situated               [COR LD NTC]
     plaintiff
                                Francis Michael Gregorek
                                (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]

                                Jay Saltzman
                                (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]

WILLIAM LUBIN, On Behalf of     William S Lerach
Himself and All Others          (See above)
Similarly Situated              [COR LD NTC]
     plaintiff

                                Francis Michael Gregorek
                                (See above)
                                [NTC]

                                Jay Saltzman
                                (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]
                                Christopher Lometti
                                (212)267-8137
                                [COR LD NTC]
                                Schoengold and Sporn
                                19 Fulton Street
                                Suite 406
                                New York, NY 10038
                                (212)964-0046

RAYMOND J MONSOOR, On Behalf    Francis Michael Gregorek
of Himself and All Others       (See above)
Similarly Situated              [COR LD NTC]
     plaintiff
                                Jay Saltzman
                                (See above)
                                [COR LD NTC]
                               Behram Viraf Parekh
                               (310)209-2348
                               [COR LD NTC]
                               Weiss and Yourman
                               10940 Wilshire Boulevard
                               24th Floor
                               Los Angeles, CA 90024
                               (310)208-2800

CHRIS BRATCHER, On Behalf of   William S Lerach
Himself and All Others         (See above)
Similarly Situated             [COR LD NTC]
     plaintiff
                               Francis Michael Gregorek
                               (See above)
                               [COR LD NTC]

                               Jay Saltzman
                               (See above)
                               [COR LD NTC]

TERRY CLOWER, On Behalf of     Francis Michael Gregorek
Himself and All Others         (See above)
Similarly Situated             [COR LD NTC]
     plaintiff
                               Jay Saltzman
                               (See above)

                               [COR LD NTC]

                               Steven Brian Chroman
                               (310)209-2087
                               [COR LD NTC]
                               Stull Stull and Brody
                               10940 Wilshire Boulevard
                               Suite 2300
                               Los Angeles, CA 90024-3907
                               (310)209-2468

LESLIE-ANNE MOORE, On Behalf   William S Lerach
of Themselves and All Others   (See above)
Similarly Situated             [COR LD NTC]
     plaintiff
                               Francis Michael Gregorek
                               (See above)
                               [COR LD NTC]

                               Jay Saltzman
                               (See above)
                               [COR LD NTC]

NEAL LEVINE, On Behalf of      William S Lerach
Themselves and All Others      (See above)
Similarly Situated             [COR LD NTC]
     plaintiff
                               Francis Michael Gregorek
                               (See above)
                               [COR LD NTC]

                               Jay Saltzman
                               (See above)
                               [COR LD NTC]




                      DOCKET           PROCEEDINGS


DATE      #       DOCKET      ENTRY


1/29/99   1    Complaint Filed; (referred to Magistrate John A. Houston)
               Receipt No/Amt of Fee: #045811,$150; Jury Demand (lls)
               [Entry date 01/29/99] [3:99cv162]


1/29/99   2    Summons issued as to defendant USA Talks Com Inc, defendant
               Allen J Portnoy, defendant William H Ervine, defendant Jack
               C Alexander on 1/29/99 (lls) [Entry date 01/29/99]
               [3:99cv162]


3/10/99   3    Waiver of service of summons and cmp by defendant Jack C
               Alexander on 2/3/99 (rab) [Entry date 03/10/99]
               [3:99cv162]


3/10/99   4    Waiver of service of summons and cmp by defendant William H
               Ervine on 2/3/99 (rab) [Entry date 03/10/99]
               [3:99cv162]


3/10/99   5    Waiver of service of summons and cmp by defendant Allen J
               Portnoy on 2/3/99 (rab) [Entry date 03/10/99]
               [3:99cv162]


3/10/99   6    Waiver of service of summons and cmp by defendant USA Talks
               Com Inc on 2/3/99 (rab) [Entry date 03/10/99]
               [3:99cv162]


3/31/99   11   Proof of service by plaintiff James V Ribellino Jr of:
               Declaration of Francis A. Bottini, Jr.; Vitucci Plas
               Group's Ntc of Mot and Mot for Appointment of Lead Plas and
               Lead Counsel and for consolidation of all related actions;
               t/w supporting documents (rab) [Entry date 04/02/99]
               [3:99cv162]


4/1/99    7    DISCREPANCY ORDER by Judge Judith N. Keep accepting
               document: notice of motion and motion for appointment of
               lead plaintiffs and lead counsel and for consolidation of
               all related actions from plaintiff James V Ribellino Jr,
               non-compliance with local rule, missing proof of service,
               document is to be filed nunc pro tunc to the date received
               (jah) [Entry date 04/01/99] [3:99cv162]


4/1/99    8    Vitucci Plaintiffs Group's Notice of Motion and Motion by
               plaintiff James V Ribellino Jr for appointment of lead
               plaintiffs and lead counsel, and for to consolidation of
               all related actions, [motion(s) referred to Judge Judith
               N. Keep]; Motion hrg set for 5/17/99 at 11:00am; Nunc Pro
               Tunc 3/30/99 (jah) [Entry date 04/01/99] [3:99cv162]


4/1/99    9    Memorandum of Points and Authorities by plaintiff James V
               Ribellino Jr in support of motion for appointment of lead
               plaintiffs and lead counsel [8-1], in support of motion to
               consolidation of all related actions [8-2]; Nunc Pro Tunc
               3/30/99 (jah) [Entry date 04/01/99] [3:99cv162]


4/1/99    10   Declaration Francis A. Bottini, Jr. by plaintiff James V
               Ribellino Jr in support of Vitucci Plaintiffs Group's
               motion for appointment of lead plaintiffs and lead counsel
               [8-1], and for motion to consolidation of all related
               actions [8-2]; Nunc Pro Tunc 3/30/99 (jah)
               [Entry date 04/01/99] [3:99cv162]


4/7/99    12   Stipulation re consolidating cases (99cv171 R (AJB),
               99cv0239 K (RBB), 99cv0280 J (AJB), 99cv0315 IEG (JAH),
               99cv0314 BTM (POR), 99cv0522 BTM (POR) for all purposes and
               establishing schedule for response to consolidated complaint
                (labels prepared for attys in member cases) (rab)
               [Entry date 04/08/99] [Edit date 04/08/99] [3:99cv162]


4/7/99    13   Order by Judge Judith N. Keep: Case consolidated
               3:99-cv-162 with member cases 3:99-cv-171, 3:99-cv-239,
               3:99-cv-280, 3:99-cv-315, 3:99-cv-314, 3:99-cv-522New
               Parties plaintiff Robert Allen, Angelique L Saliba, William
               Lubin, Raymond J Monsoor, Chris Bratcher, Terry Clower,
               Leslie-Anne Moore, Neal Levine; Pla's will serve their
               consolidated cmp within 60 days after entry of the Ct's
               order appointing lead plaintiffs and lead counsel for the
               class. Dft's will have 40 days in which to serve their
               answer or other responsive pleading following pla's service
               of the consolidated complaint. Ct rejects the stipulation
               with regards to the extra time provided each side for
               submissions regarding a Motion to Dismiss. Unless approved
               by this Court, the parties shall follow the briefing
               schedules and page limits delineated in the Local Rules. If
               parties wish to explain why a departure for the Local Rules
               is necessary, the parties may initiate a conference call
               with one of the civil law clerks in which all parties
               participate. (rab) [Entry date 04/09/99]
               [Edit date 04/12/99] [3:99cv162]


4/16/99   14   Proof of service by defendant USA Talks Com Inc in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant Jack
               C Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162 of: Pretrial Order No. 1
               Consolidated Cases for all Purposes and Establishing
               Schedule for Response to Consolidated Cmp (rab)
               [Entry date 04/19/99] [3:99cv162]


4/19/99   15   Amended Motion submitted by plaintiffs in 3:99-cv-00162
               for appointment of lead plaintiffs and counsel, and for
               consolidation of all related actions; [ motion(s) referred
               to Judge Judith N. Keep ], motion hrg set for 5/17/99 at
               11:00 (rab) [Entry date 04/20/99] [3:99cv162]


5/17/99   16   Minutes: Enter Order by Judge Judith N. Keep re motion for
               appointment of lead plaintiffs and counsel [15-1], off
               calendar. motion submitted on the papers. Court Reporter:
               Renee Green (csg) [Entry date 05/18/99] [3:99cv162]


5/19/99   17   Order by Judge Judith N. Keep denying motion for
               appointment of lead plaintiffs and counsel [15-1], granting
               the Vitucci Group's alternate mot for the appointment of
               seven shareholders as lead plas, granting the Vitucci
               Group's mot for approval of cnsl, and finding the motion
               consolidation of all related actions [15-2] denied as moot.
               (meg) [Entry date 05/19/99] [3:99cv162]


5/26/99   18   Lodgment of Named Plaintiffs' Certifications by plaintiffs
               in 3:99-cv-00162; (jah) [Entry date 05/27/99]
               [3:99cv162]


6/11/99   19   Minutes: Enter Order by Judge Judith N. Keep; Status
               hearing held; No new dates set at this time; Court
               Recorder; Renee Green (jah) [Entry date 06/14/99]
               [3:99cv162]


7/13/99   20   Letter from Judge Judith N. Keep to counsel dated 6/11/99
               re: potential conflict (jah) [Entry date 07/13/99]
               [3:99cv162]


7/14/99   21   Pro Hac Vice approved by Judge Judith N. Keep on behalf of
               William Lubin in 3:99-cv-00162 for Christopher Lometti;
               Local Cnsl Francis M Gregorek. (hmr) [Entry date 07/15/99]
               [3:99cv162]


7/14/99   22   Pro Hac Vice approved by Judge Judith N. Keep on behalf of
               plaintiffs in 3:99-cv-00162 for Jay Saltzman, local counsel
               Francis Michael Gregorek (lmm) [Entry date 07/15/99]
               [3:99cv162]


7/19/99   23   Stipulation and Order by Judge Judith N. Keep: the parties
               hereby stipulate and agree that plaintiffs may have an
               additional two weeks up to and including 7/30/99 to file
               consolidated amended complaint in this action (lmm)
               [Entry date 07/20/99] [3:99cv162]


7/30/99   24   Consolidated Amended Complaint (jah) [Entry date 08/02/99]
               [3:99cv162]
9/7/99    25   Notice of Motion and Motion by defendant USA Talks Com Inc
               in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant Allen J Portnoy in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant Jack C Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162 to dismiss
               consolidated amended complaint pursuant to FRCP 9(b) and
               12(b)(6) [motion referred to Judge Judith N. Keep];
               motion hrg set for 10/12/99 11:00 (kjl)
               [Entry date 09/08/99] [3:99cv162]


9/7/99    26   Memorandum of points and authorities by defendant USA Talks
               Com Inc in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant Allen J Portnoy in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant Jack C Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162 in support of
               motion to dismiss consolidated amended complaint pursuant
               to FRCP 9(b) and 12(b)(6) [25-1] (kjl) [Entry date 09/08/99]
               [3:99cv162]


9/7/99    27   Request for Judicial Notice by defendant USA Talks Com Inc
               in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant Allen J Portnoy in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant Jack C Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162 in support of
               motion to dismiss consolidated amended complaint pursuant
               to FRCP 9(b) and 12(b)(6) [25-1] (kjl) [Entry date 09/08/99]
               [3:99cv162]


9/7/99    28   Declaration of Robert W. Brownlie by defendant USA Talks
               Com Inc in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant Allen J Portnoy in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant Jack C Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162 in support of
               motion to dismiss consolidated amended complaint pursuant
               to FRCP 9(b) and 12(b)(6) [25-1] (kjl) [Entry date 09/08/99]
               [3:99cv162]


9/7/99    29   Appendix of authorities by defendant USA Talks Com Inc in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant Jack
               C Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162 for motion to dismiss
               consolidated amended complaint (kjl) [Entry date 09/08/99]
               [3:99cv162]


9/22/99   30   Stipulation and Order by Judge Judith N. Keep; Hearing re:
               motion to dismiss consolidated amended complaint pursuant
               to FRCP 9(b) and 12(b)(6) [25-1] is continued to 11:00 on
               11/8/99 (jah) [Entry date 09/22/99] [3:99cv162]


10/14/99 31    Ex Parte Application by plaintiffs in 3:99-cv-00162 for
               page length extension on pla's opposition to dft's motion
               to dismiss t/w Memorandum of Points and Authorities; NUNC
               PRO TUNC 10/13/99 (jah) [Entry date 10/15/99]
               [3:99cv162]


10/14/99 32    Declaration of Francis A. Bottini, Jr. by plaintiffs in
               3:99-cv-00162 in support of ex parte application for page
               length extension on pla's opposition to dft's motion to
               dismiss [31-1]; NUCNC PRO TUNC 10/13/99 (jah)
               [Entry date 10/15/99] [3:99cv162]


10/14/99 33    Opposition by defendants USA Talks Com Inc, Allen J.
               Portnoy, William H Ervine, Jr., Jack C Alexander in
               3:99-cv-00162 to pla's ex parte application for page length
               extension to dft's motion to dismiss [31-1] (jah)
               [Entry date 10/15/99] [3:99cv162]


10/14/99 34    Declaration of Kim E. Levy by defendants USA Talks Com Inc
               , Allen J Portnoy, William H Ervine Jack C Alexander in
               3:99-cv-00162 in support of opposition to pla's ex parte
               application for page length extension [33-1] (jah)
               [Entry date 10/15/99] [3:99cv162]


10/15/99 35    Order by Judge Judith N. Keep; Court grants plaintiffs'
               application for page length extension on plaintiffs'
               opposition to dft's motion to dismiss [31-1], but only an
               extension up to 5 pages beyond those allowed by the Local
               Rules, thus allowing Plaintiffs a maximum of 30 pages for
               their opposition; Court finds that in order to avoid any
               possibility of prejudice to Dfts, Dfts shall likewise be
               given an extension of up to 5 pages beyond the those
               allowed by the Local Rules, thus allowing a maximum of 15
               pages for their Reply brief; The Court will not grant any
               further extension nor will any such requests be
               entertained. (jah) [Entry date 10/18/99] [3:99cv162]


10/25/99 36    Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Opposition by
               plaintiffs in 3:99-cv-00162 to dft's motion to dismiss
               consolidated amended complaint pursuant to FRCP and
               12(b)(6) [25-1] (jah) [Entry date 10/26/99] [3:99cv162]


10/25/99 37    Declaration of Francis A. Bottini, Jr. by plaintiffs in
               3:99-cv-00162 in support of opposition to dft's motion to
               dismiss the consolidated amended complaint [36-1] (jah)
               [Entry date 10/26/99] [3:99cv162]


10/28/99 38    Order by Judge Judith N. Keep; Case transferred to the
               calendar of the Honorable M. James Lorenz; The magistrate
               judge will remain the same Case reassigned to Judge M. J.
               Lorenz; New case number: 99-cv-162-L(JAH); TRANSFER LTR
               COMPLETED; SYSTEM NOTIFIED TO TRANSFER MOTIONS; ORIG ORDER
               FILED IN 97-CV-1892-L(JFS) (jah) [Entry date 10/29/99]
               [3:99cv162]


11/4/99   39   DISCREPANCY ORDER by Judge M. J. Lorenz accepting
               document: reply from defendant Jack C Alexander in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant USA
               Talks Com Inc in 3:99-cv-00162, non-compliance with local
               rule 7.1.h or 47.1.e, document is to be filed nunc pro tunc
               to the date received (meg) [Entry date 11/05/99]
               [3:99cv162]
11/4/99   40   NUNC PRO TUNC 11/1/99 Reply memorandum by defendant Jack C
               Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant William H Ervine in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant USA Talks Com Inc in 3:99-cv-00162 to opposition
               to motion to dismiss consolidated amended complaint
               pursuant to FRCP 9(b) and 12(b)(6) [25-1] (meg)
               [Entry date 11/05/99] [3:99cv162]


11/8/99   41   Order by Judge M. J. Lorenz re motion to dismiss
               consolidated amended complaint pursuant to FRCP 9(b) and
               12(b)(6) [25-1]; motion hearing rescheduled for 10:00
               11/29/99 (axc) [Entry date 11/09/99] [3:99cv162]


11/29/99 42    Minutes: Enter Order by Judge M. J. Lorenz that the motion
               to dismiss consolidated amended complaint pursuant to FRCP
               9(b) and 12(b)(6) [25-1] under submission Court Reporter:
               Jeannette Hill (gca) [Entry date 12/01/99] [3:99cv162]


9/14/00   43   Order by Judge M. J. Lorenz denying motion to dismiss
               consolidated amended complaint pursuant to FRCP 9(b) and
               12(b)(6) [25-1]; dfts shall file an answer to plas'
               Consolidated Amended Cmp w/in 20 days of the filing of this
               order (meg) [Entry date 09/18/00] [Edit date 09/18/00]
               [3:99cv162]


10/4/00   44   Stipulation and Order by Judge M. J. Lorenz; Answer to
               plas' Consolidated Amd Cmp extended to 11/6/00 for USA
               Talks Com Inc, for Allen J Portnoy, for William H Ervine,
               for Jack C Alexander (lmh) [Entry date 10/05/00]
               [3:99cv162]


10/10/00 45    Notice by defendant Jack C Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant
               Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant USA Talks Com
               Inc in 3:99-cv-00162 of filing entry of order extending
               dfts time to ans (jrl) [Entry date 10/11/00]
               [3:99cv162]


11/7/00   46   Stipulation and Order by Judge M. J. Lorenz extending time
               to answer pla's consolidated amd cmp ; Answer extended to
               12/22/00 for USA Talks Com Inc, for Allen J Portnoy, for
               William H Ervine, for Jack C Alexander (meg)
               [Entry date 11/08/00] [3:99cv162]


11/9/00   47   Notice by defendant USA Talks Com Inc in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant
               William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant Jack C
               Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162 of filing ntc of entry of order
               extending dfts time to answer (jrl) [Entry date 11/14/00]
               [3:99cv162]


12/21/00 48    Ex parte Motion by defendant Jack C Alexander in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant USA
               Talks Com Inc in 3:99-cv-00162 to withdraw as attys of
               record [ motion(s) referred to Judge M. J. Lorenz ]; no
               hrg set (meg) [Entry date 12/22/00] [3:99cv162]


12/21/00 49    Memorandum of points and authorities by defendant Jack C
               Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant William H Ervine in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant USA Talks Com Inc in 3:99-cv-00162 in support of
               motion to withdraw as attys of record [48-1] (meg)
               [Entry date 12/22/00] [3:99cv162]


12/21/00 50    Declaration of Robert W. Brownlie by defendant Jack C
               Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant William H Ervine in
               3:99-cv-00162, defendant Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant USA Talks Com Inc in 3:99-cv-00162 re motion to
               withdraw as attys of record [48-1] (meg)
               [Entry date 12/22/00] [3:99cv162]


12/29/00 51    Order signed by Judge Jeffrey T. Miller for Judge M. J.
               Lorenz granting ex parte motion to withdraw as attys of
               record [48-1]. Gray Cray Ware and Freidenrich cnsl for dfts
               USA Talks.com Inc., Allen J. Portnoy, William H. Ervine,
               Jr. and Jack Alexander is hereby withdrawn. (meg)
               [Entry date 01/02/01] [3:99cv162]


1/4/01    52   Notice by defendant Jack C Alexander in 3:99-cv-00162,
               defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant
               Allen J Portnoy in 3:99-cv-00162, defendant USA Talks Com
               Inc in 3:99-cv-00162 of filing not of entry of order
               granting ex parte appl to withdraw as cnsl of record. (meg)
               [Entry date 01/05/01] [3:99cv162]


1/5/01    53   Stipulation and Order signed by Judge Napolean A. Jones for
               Judge M. J. Lorenz extending dfts time to answer pla's
               consolidated amd cmp. Answer deadline extended to 1/19/01
               for USA Talks Com Inc, for Allen J Portnoy, for William H
               Ervine, for Jack C Alexander (meg) [Entry date 01/08/01]
               [Edit date 01/08/01] [3:99cv162]


1/18/01   54   Answer to amd cmp by defendant Jack C Alexander in
               3:99-cv-00162 (meg) [Entry date 01/22/01] [3:99cv162]


1/19/01   55   Answer to amd cmp by defendant Allen J Portnoy in
               3:99-cv-00162 (meg) [Entry date 01/22/01] [3:99cv162]


1/23/01   57   Answer to amd cmp by defendant William H Ervine in
               3:99-cv-00162 (meg) [Entry date 01/29/01] [3:99cv162]


1/25/01   56   Stipulation and Order by Judge M. J. Lorenz: Extending
               time for the dft to respond to the complaint; Answer due
               2/2/01 for Allen J Portnoy (csg) [Entry date 01/26/01]
               [3:99cv162]


2/5/01    58   Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston E.N.E.
               Conference set for 1:30 2/28/01 (meg) [Entry date 02/05/01]
               [3:99cv162]


2/14/01   59   Letter notifying the court that atty Robert W. Brownlie has
               withdrawn as cnsl for USA Talks Com Inc., Allen Portnoy,
               William Ervine and Jack Alexander and would like to be
               taken off service list. (meg) [Entry date 02/15/01]
               [3:99cv162]


2/27/01   60   Notice by plaintiff James V Ribellino Jr in 3:99-cv-00162,
               plaintiff Neal Levine in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Robert
               Allen in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Raymond J Monsoor in
               3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Leslie-Anne Moore in 3:99-cv-00162,
               plaintiff William Lubin in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff
               Angelique L Saliba in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Terry Clower
               in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Chris Bratcher in 3:99-cv-00162
               of change of address : Schoengold & Sporn 19 Fulton Street,
               Suite 406, New York, NY 10038 (current fax and phone number
               remains the same)(atty maintenance) (bar)
               [Entry date 02/28/01] [Edit date 02/28/01] [3:99cv162]


3/7/01    61   Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston, E.N.E.
               Conference held 1:30 2/28/01; Telephonic Case Management
               Conference set for 11:30 6/12/01 (meg) [Entry date 03/08/01]
               [3:99cv162]


3/29/01   62   Notice by defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162 of
               change of telephone number, (915)374-8726 (atty maint) (jrm)
               [Entry date 04/03/01] [3:99cv162]


6/14/01   63   Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston, telephonic case
               mgt conf held, telephonic Case Management Conference set
               for 11:30 8/15/01   before Magistrate Judge John A.
               Houston (meg) [Entry date 06/18/01] [3:99cv162]


6/22/01   64   Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston setting briefing
               schedule. Dfts shall file and serve their moving papers by
               6/29/01; oppos due 7/20/01; reply papers due 7/27/01 and
               hrg on dfts mot to compel production of documents is
               scheduled for 8/24/01 at 10:30 am. (meg)
               [Entry date 06/25/01] [3:99cv162]


7/10/01   65   DISCREPANCY ORDER by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston
               accepting document: mot for hrg from defendant William H
               Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162, non-compliance with local rule
               5.1.j.4, document is to be filed nunc pro tunc to the date
               received (meg) [Entry date 07/11/01] [3:99cv162]


7/10/01   66   NUNC PRO TUNC 7/2/01 Notice of Motion and Motion by
               defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162 for hrg on
               objection of plas obj to req for production, to compel
               production [ motion(s) referred to Magistrate Judge John A.
               Houston ], motion hrg set for 8/24/01 at 10:30 am (meg)
               [Entry date 07/11/01] [Edit date 07/11/01] [3:99cv162]


7/10/01   67   NUNC PRO TUNC 7/2/01 Memorandum of points and authorities by
               defendant William H Ervine in 3:99-cv-00162 in support of
               motion for hrg on objection of plas obj to req for
               production [66-1], and motion to compel production [66-2]
               (meg) [Entry date 07/11/01] [Edit date 07/11/01]
               [3:99cv162]


7/20/01   68   Opposition by plaintiffs in 3:99-cv-00162 to William H.
               Ervine's motion to compel production [66-2] (ryc)
               [Entry date 07/23/01] [Edit date 07/23/01] [3:99cv162]


7/20/01   69   Declaration of Francis A. Bottini, Jr. by plaintiffs in
               support of plaintiffs' opposition to dft Ervine's motion to
               compel [68-1] t/w exhs (ryc) [Entry date 07/23/01]
               [3:99cv162]


8/17/01   70   Order following CMC by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston;
               settlement conf held and case didn't settle; Settlement
               conference/CMC set for 11:00 9/26/01   before Magistrate
               Judge John A. Houston (andy) [Entry date 08/20/01]
               [3:99cv162]


8/24/01   71   Amended Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston
               following CMC conferende; the parties are not required to
               proceed with the initial disclosure process pursuant to
               FRCP 26(a)(1)(A)-(D) until further order of this Court; the
               remainder of the order remains in full force and effect.
               (ksr) [Entry date 08/24/01] [3:99cv162]


8/24/01   72   Minutes: Enter Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston
               that the motion to compel [66-1] is submitted without oral
               argument. Ct to prepare order. Court Reporter: n/a (meg)
               [Entry date 08/28/01] [Edit date 08/28/01] [3:99cv162]


9/12/01   73   Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston denying motion
               to compel production [66-1], [66-2]. (meg)
               [Entry date 09/13/01] [Edit date 09/21/01] [3:99cv162]


9/14/01   74   Discovery Plan by by plaintiff James V Ribellino Jr in
               3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Neal Levine in 3:99-cv-00162,
               plaintiff Robert Allen in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Raymond
               J Monsoor in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Leslie-Anne Moore in
               3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff William Lubin in 3:99-cv-00162,
               plaintiff Angelique L Saliba in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff
               Terry Clower in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Chris Bratcher in
               3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Mike Carella in 3:99-cv-00162,
               plaintiff Sean Rassas in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Pat
               Vitucci in 3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Linda Vitucci in
               3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Ronald H Symanski in
                         3:99-cv-00162, plaintiff Joyce M Doty in 3:99-cv-00162,
                         plaintiff Matilda L Hoover in 3:99-cv-00162 (axr)
                         [Entry date 09/17/01] [3:99cv162]


9/28/01      75          Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston, case mgt and
                         settlement conf held 9/26/01, no settlement was reached.
                         Case Management Conference set for 11:00 12/4/01; Order to
                         show cause re sanctions set for 11:00 12/4/01   before
                         Magistrate Judge John A. Houston (meg) [Entry date 10/01/01]
                         [3:99cv162]


10/25/01 76              MAIL RETURNED UNDELIVERABLE as to Allen J Portnoy in
                         3:99-cv-00162 re: order [75-2] (joeh) [Entry date 10/26/01]
                         [3:99cv162]


11/20/01 77              Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston, Case
                         Management Conference set for 12/4/01 is vacated and reset
                         for 9:30 1/15/02 before Magistrate Judge John A. Houston
                         (meg) [Entry date 11/21/01] [3:99cv162]


11/26/01 78              Notice of continuance of case management conf (axr)
                         [Entry date 11/28/01] [3:99cv162]


1/18/02      79          Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston, case mgt conf
                         held; telephonic Case Management conf set for 11:30
                         4/23/02 before Mag Judge John Houston; telephonic
                         Settlement Dispo Conf set for 11:30 4/23/02 before Mag
                         Judge John Houston (meg) [Entry date 01/18/02]
                         [3:99cv162]


3/18/02      80          Notice by plaintiff re defendant USA Talks Com Inc in
                         3:99-cv-00162 of change of address (joeh)
                         [Entry date 03/25/02] [Edit date 03/25/02] [3:99cv162]


4/25/02      81          Order by Magistrate Judge John A. Houston, telephonic
                         settlement disposition and case mgt conf held 4/23/02 with
                         pla only; Telephonic Case Management conf set for 4:30
                         6/25/02 before Mag Judge John Houston with pla only (meg)
                         [Entry date 04/25/02] [3:99cv162]


5/6/02       82          Stipulation and Order of voluntary dismissal by Judge M.
                         J. Lorenz terminating case (meg) [Entry date 05/08/02]
                         [3:99cv162]




Note: Links in this docket are stored in the PACER system (Public Access to Court Electronic Records). PACER is a service of
United States Judiciary. To view and retrieve the linked documents from PACER you must be a registered user. To register, fill out
one of the registration forms available on the PACER site. The United States Congress has given the Judicial Conference of the
United States, the judicial governing body of the U.S. Federal Courts, authority to impose user fees for electronic access to case
information. For more information visit the PACER site at http://pacer.psc.uscourts.gov/pacerdesc.html