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1 League of Independent Fitness Facilities and Trainers, Inc. v. Whitmer
1:20-cv-00458 (W.D. Mich.)
Filed 05/22/2020 - Case Ongoing
Governor of the State of Michigan
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-MI-0005
Coding Complete
Summary not yet on record [view]
2 Bayley's Campground, Inc v. Mills
2:20-cv-00176 (D. Me.)
Filed 05/15/2020 - Case Ongoing
Governor of the State of Maine
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-ME-0001
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a suit brought by several campgrounds and individuals wishing to travel to Maine against the State of Maine's enforcement of stay-at-home orders and quarantine requirements for those traveling into Maine. The plaintiffs alleged that Maine's orders violated their rights to interstate travel, due process, and equal ... [view]
3 Midwest Institute of Health, PLLC v. Whitmer
1:20-cv-00414 (W.D. Mich.)
Filed 05/12/2020 - Case Ongoing
Governor of the State of Michigan
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-MI-0004
Coding Complete
Summary not yet on record [view]
4 Samma v. United States Department of Defense
1:20-cv-01104 (D.D.C.)
Filed 04/28/2020 - Case Ongoing
United States Department of Defense
Immigration and/or the Border
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
IM-DC-0074
Coding Complete
The Immigration and Nationality Act provides an expedited path to citizenship for non-citizens serving in the U.S. military. In 2017, President Trump’s Secretary of Defense implemented a new internal policy which made the expedited naturalization process lengthier and more difficult. Objecting to this new policy, 6 non-citizen service members, ... [view]
5 Signature Sothbeys International Realty, Inc. v. Whitmer
1:20-cv-00360 (W.D. Mich.)
Filed 04/28/2020 - Case Ongoing
Governor of the State of Michigan
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-MI-0003
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This is a suit brought by several Michigan businesses against the State of Michigan's executive orders requiring non-critical businesses to stop operating during the outbreak of COVID-19. The plaintiffs alleged that Michigan's orders arbitrarily discriminated against their businesses, in violation of several constitutional ... [view]
6 Bailey v. Pritzker
3:20-cv-00474 (S.D. Ill.)
Filed 04/23/2020 - Case Ongoing
Governor of Illinois
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-IL-0001
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: In this case filed on April 23, 2020, by an Illinois State Representative in Illinois state circuit court, a circuit court judge issued a temporary restraining order enjoining the Governor of Illinois, JB Pritzker, from enforcing the state's stay at home order against the plaintiff. The circuit court found that the plaintiff was ... [view]
7 Wisconsin Legislature v. Palm
2020AP765-OA (State Court)
Filed 04/21/2020 - Case Ongoing
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Wisconsin Department of Health Services
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-WI-0001
Coding Complete
Summary not yet on record [view]
8 Zwaag v. Whitmer
1:20-cv-00325 (W.D. Mich.)
Filed 04/16/2020 - Closed 2020
Governor of Michigan
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-MI-0001
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: The plaintiffs sued Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Director of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Daniel Eichenger to challenge Executive Order No. 2020-42, which prohibited the use of motorboats in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The plaintiffs alleged that the prohibition on motorboat usage for fishing and ... [view]
9 Beemer v. Whitmer
1:20-cv-00323 (W.D. Mich.)
Filed 04/15/2020 - Case Ongoing
Governor of the State of Michigan
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-MI-0002
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: Three residents of Michigan sued Governor Whitmer, challenging that an Executive Order issued to combat the spread of COVID-19, which required residents to stay home and suspend non-essential activity and business, violated their Equal Protection, Due Process, and First and Second Amendment constitutional rights. On April 24, the ... [view]
10 Friends of Danny DeVito v. Wolf
68-MM-2020 (State Court)
Filed 03/24/2020 - Case Ongoing
The Governor of Pennsylvania
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-PA-0001
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: On March 24, 2020, a group of Pennsylvania businesses and a local Republican candidate filed this lawsuit against the Governor of Pennsylvania, seeking to vacate an executive order requiring the closure of all businesses that are “non-life-sustaining.” Governor Wolf implemented a waiver system that allowed businesses that ... [view]
11 Soos v. Cuomo
1:20-cv-00651 (N.D.N.Y.)
Filed 2020 - Case Ongoing
State of New York
Speech and Religious Freedom
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-NY-0007
Coding Complete
COVID-19 summary: On June 10, two Catholic priests and three Orthodox Jews filed this lawsuit against the city and state of New York, alleging that by allowing protests while prohibiting worship, they discriminated against people of faith and violating their constitutional rights. They sought declaratory relief, a temporary restraining order (TRO), ... [view]
12 State of California v. Trump
3:19-cv-00872 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 02/19/2020 - Case Ongoing
President of the United States
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-CA-0003
Coding Complete
Summary not yet on record [view]
13 L.M.-M. v. Cuccinelli
1:19-cv-02676 (D.D.C.)
Filed 09/06/2019 - Case Ongoing
U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)
Immigration and/or the Border
Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
IM-DC-0069
Coding Complete
On September 6, 2019, a legal services provider and seven individuals detained at the South Texas Family Residential Center in Dilley, Texas, filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). The individual plaintiffs, ... [view]
14 Trump v. Committee on Oversight and Reform of the U.S. House of Representatives
1:19-cv-01136-APM (D.D.C.)
Filed 04/22/2019 - Case Ongoing
Committee on Oversight and Reform of the U.S. House of Representatives
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-DC-0016
Coding Complete
On April 22, 2019, President Donald Trump (in his capacity as a private citizen) and various Trump entities filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia against Representative Elijah E. Cummings (in his official capacity as Chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform), Peter Kenny (in his official capacity ... [view]
15 U.S. House of Representatives v. Mnuchin
1:19-cv-00969 (D.D.C.)
Filed 04/05/2019 - Case Ongoing
Department of the Treasury
Department of the Treasury
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-DC-0015
Coding Complete
On April 5, 2019, the United States House of Representatives, represented by their general counsel, filed this lawsuit against the Secretary of the Treasury, the Department of the Treasury, the Acting Secretary of the Department of Defense, the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Department of Homeland Security, the Secretary of the Department of ... [view]
16 State of Washington v. Azar
1:19-cv-03040-SAB (E.D. Wash.)
Filed 03/05/2019 - Case Ongoing
United States Department of Health and Human Services
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-WA-0001
Coding Complete
On March 5, 2019, the State of Washington (Washington) filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Washington against the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) for violating Title X’s “Nondirective Mandate,” the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), Title X generally, and the ... [view]
17 El Paso County v. Trump
3:19-cv-00066-DB (W.D. Tex.)
Filed 02/20/2019 - Case Ongoing
Department of Defense
Immigration and/or the Border
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
IM-TX-0052
Coding Complete
This case challenged President Trump's use of presidential emergency powers to allocate funds to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. On February 20, 2019, El Paso County of Texas and Border Network for Human Rights, Inc. filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas. The plaintiffs sued President Trump and ... [view]
18 Alvarez v. Trump
1:19-cv-00404 (D.D.C.)
Filed 02/15/2019 - Closed 2019
President Donald Trump
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-DC-0013
Coding Complete
Throughout his campaign and presidency, Donald Trump advocated for the construction of a wall along the southern border of the United States. In 2018, President Trump requested that Congress appropriate $5.7 billion to build a steel border wall. Congress refused, and instead appropriated $1.375 billion for 55 miles of wall. President Trump signed ... [view]
19 Sierra Club v. Trump
4:19-cv-00892 (N.D. Cal.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
Secretary of Homeland Security
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-CA-0004
Coding Complete
In 2018, President Trump repeatedly requested Congress appropriate 5.7 billion dollars for the construction of a southern border wall. On February 14th, 2019, Congress denied this request and appropriated only 1.375 billion dollars for the construction of a strip of border fencing. While President Trump signed this appropriations bill the ... [view]
20 Center for Biological Diversity v. Trump
1:19-cv-00408 (D.D.C.)
Filed 2019 - Case Ongoing
President Donald Trump
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-DC-0014
Coding Complete
This case addresses the expansion of the southern border wall, a major controversy during the Trump presidency. On February 16, 2019, three non-profit organizations—the Center for Biological Diversity, Defenders of Wildlife, and the Animal Legal Defense Fund—who defend wildlife and habitats along the southern border, filed this lawsuit in the ... [view]
21 Blumenthal v. Whitaker
1:18-cv-02664 (D.D.C.)
Filed 11/19/2018 - Closed 2019
Matthew G. Whitaker
Office of Attorney General
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-DC-0012
District of Columbia County
Coding Complete
On November 19, 2018, three U.S. Senators, Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), and Mazie Hirono (D-HI), filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of the District of Columbia. The plaintiffs sued President Donald Trump and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker seeking declaratory and injunctive relief. The senators alleged ... [view]
22 Cable News Network v. Trump
1:18-cv-02610 (D.D.C.)
Filed 11/13/2018 - Closed 2018
The President of the United States
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-DC-0011
Coding Complete
On November 13, 2018, Cable News Network, Inc. (“CNN”) and CNN’s chief White House correspondent, Abilio James “Jim” Acosta, filed this suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. The case was assigned to District Judge Timothy J. Kelly. Represented by private counsel, the plaintiffs sued President Donald J. Trump, ... [view]
23 PEN American Center. v. Trump
1:18-cv-09433 (S.D.N.Y.)
Filed 10/16/2018 - Case Ongoing
President Donald J. Trump
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-NY-0005
Coding Complete
On October 16, 2018, PEN America, Inc. brought this lawsuit against President Donald Trump in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. The plaintiff, an organization representing writers and literary professionals, sued under 28 U.S.C. § 2201(a) alleging that the President used his power against media and press to violate ... [view]
24 City of Columbus v. Trump
1:18-cv-02364-DKC (D. Md.)
Filed 08/02/2018 - Case Ongoing
Donald J. Trump, in his official capacity as President of the United States of America
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-MD-0002
Coding In Process
On August 2, 2018, various cities and city officials across the country and one married couple from Charlottesville, Virginia, filed this lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland against Donald J. Trump (in his official capacity as President of the United States), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and the ... [view]
25 The People of the State of New York v. Trump
451130/2018 (State Court)
Filed 06/14/2018 - Closed 2019
The Donald Trump Foundation
Presidential/Gubernatorial Authority
PR-NY-0006
Coding Complete
On June 14, 2018, the State of New York brought this lawsuit against the Donald Trump Foundation (the Foundation) and its officers, including the founder and president of the Foundation, Donald Trump, in the Supreme Court of the State of New York. The Foundation was a private not-for-profit corporation incorporated in New York in 1987. The ... [view]
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