Letters Submitted to Congress Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 530D

1979 to 2008

Date Topic Case Number
(if applicable)
(if applicable)
5/8/1979 Geoffrey S. Gavett, et al. v. Clifford Alexander, et al. 78-2130 D.D.C.
5/8/1979 Rose and Richard Cooper v. Joseph A. Califano, Jr.;Harlan Yates v. Joseph A. Califano, Jr. 78-594; 77-0323 E.D. Pa.; W.D. Ky.
8/6/1979 James M. O'Connor v. Califano C78-608V W.D. Wash.
10/11/1979 League of Women Voters of California, et al. v. Federal Communications Commission CV 79-1562 C.D. Cal
10/23/1980 Ambrose v. Califano 79-52 D. Ore.
1/5/1981 Steven J. Cramer v. Califano; Robert M. Vitale v. Califano 78-1523; 78-6551 E.D.N.Y.; S.D. Fla.
1/13/1981 18 U.S.C. § 1461 and 39 U.S.C. § 3001(e)    
4/6/1981 League of Women Voters v. FCC 80-5333 9th Cir.
5/6/1981 Conley v. Schweiker 80-2735 D. Mass.
9/5/1984 In re Alexander Benny 3-82-00972 N.D. Cal.
11/21/1984 Competition in Contracting Act    
11/29/1985 Spencer v. United States Postal Service 613 F. Supp. 990 S.D. Ohio
12/30/1985 Representative Mike Synar v. United States 85-3945 D.D.C.
7/29/1986 United States Postal Service v. Hustler Magazine 85-560 D.D.C.
8/31/1987 Ethics in Government Act    
10/21/1987 Adolph Coors Co. v. James Baker, et al. 87-Z-977 D. Colo.
1/27/1988 Federal Defenders of San Diego, Inc., et al. v. United States Sentencing Commission 87-2156 D.D.C.
9/2/1988 Washington Legal Foundation and Public Citizen v. United States Department of Justice 56-2883 D.D.C.
10/12/1988 Verba v. Ohio Casualty Ins. Co. 86-3803 6th Cir.
12/23/1988 Gartner v. United States Information Agency 88-337-E S.D. Iowa
9/25/1989 American Library Association, et al. v. Thornburgh, et al. 89-5216 D.C. Cir.
3/20/1990 Elias v. Department of State 721 F. Supp. 243 N.D. Cal.
6/20/1991 Competition in Contracting Act    
8/14/1991 United States v. Rock Island Armory and David Reese 90-40025 C.D. Ill.
12/26/1991 Paul D. Reardon, et al. v. United States 90-1319 1st Cir.
7/13/1992 Metropolitan Washington Airports Act Amendments of 1991    
11/4/1992 Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992    
11/16/1992 Rafeedie v. Immigration & Naturalization Service 92-5270 D.C. Cir.
7/19/1993 Board of Natural Resources of the State of Washington, et al. v. Ronald H. Brown, et al. 92-35004 9th Cir.
7/28/1993 United States v. Wollard 981 F. 2d 756 5th Cir.
9/17/1993 Hornell Brewing Co., Inc., et al., v. Lloyd Bentsen 92-CV-5720; 93-6151 E.D.N.Y.; 2d Cir.
9/17/1993 Randolph-Sheppard Act    
10/15/1993 Wauchope, et al. v. United States Department of State 985 F. 2d 1407 9th Cir.
1/25/1995 United States v. Raymond Rybar 94-243 W.D. Pa.
6/1/1995 United States v. George J. Smith 95-N-0190-W N.D. Ala.
6/28/1995 St. Angelo, Acting Trustee for Region 17 v. Victoria Farms, Inc. 38 F.3d 1525 9th Cir.
2/9/1996 18 U.S.C. § 1462, as amended by section 507(a)(1) of the Telecommunications Act of 1996    
7/15/1996 ACRON v. Edwards 94-30714 5th Cir.
1/23/1997 Children's Healthcare is a Legal Duty (CHILD) v. Vladeck 3-96-63 8th Cir.
2/4/1997 Caballero v. Caplinger 95-3129 E.D. La.
4/21/1997 Theresa St. John v. Edward McElroy 95-Cv-9810 S.D.N.Y.
4/21/1997 In re Ford 96-CV-482 D. Ore.
9/10/1997 18 U.S.C. § 3501    
3/6/1998 In re Creative Goldsmiths 96-1895 4th Cir.
3/11/1998 Section 1128B(A)(6) of the Social Security Act, as amended by Section 4734 of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997    
4/1/1998 In the matter of Estate of Fernandez 96-31013; 97-30529 5th Cir.
3/5/1999 Section 1128B(A)(6) of the Social Security Act, as amended by Section 4734 of the Balanced Budget Act of 1997    
3/10/1999 Ranger Fuel Co., et al. v. United States 3:98cv370 E.D. Va.
8/6/1999 18 U.S.C. § 1304    
8/6/1999 Kaiser v. State of Minnesota 98-1553 8th Cir.
9/20/1999 In re Doiel Civ-97-4147 8th Cir.
10/13/1999 Chavez v. Arte Publico Press, et al. 93-2881 5th Cir.
10/25/1999 Genentech v. Regents of the University of Cal. 97-1099 Fed. Cir.
11/1/1999 Dickerson v. United States 99-5525 S. Ct.
1/7/2000 Crosby v. South Carolina Dept. of Health & Environmental Control 3:97-3588-19BD D.S.C.
1/13/2000 Hon. John H. McBryde v. Committee to Review Circuit Council Conduct and Disability Orders of the Judicial Conference of the United States, et al. 98-2457 D.D.C.
2/15/2000 Garrett v. University of Alabama 98-6069 11th Cir.
3/6/2000 Commodity Trend Service, Inc. v. CFTC; CFTC v. Blitz 97-C-2362; 98-C-6057 N.D. Ill.; N.D. Ill.
3/13/2000 United States v. Mark Grigsby 99-0711L D.R.I.
4/10/2000 Longstreet v. McCabe 98-821 11th Cir.
7/13/2000 In Re Saunders 98-10078 D. Mass.
8/24/2000 Sergey Starobinets v. Joseph R. Greene, et al. 00-B-211 D. Colo.
8/25/2000 Breyer v. Meissner 98-1842 3d Cir.
10/5/2000 Kazmier v. Widmann 99-30242 5th Cir.
10/6/2000 Sims v. University of Cincinnati 99-3274 6th Cir.
10/25/2001 In re: Robert J. Gosselin 00-22555 1st Cir.
12/20/2001 Bates v. Indiana Dep't of Corrections IP01-1159-C-H/G S.D. Ind.
12/21/2001 Federal Election Commission v. National Rifle Association 00-5163 D.C. Cir.
1/23/2002 Adverse Judicial Decisions Regarding Constitutionality of 8 U.S.C. § 1226(C)    
8/20/2002 Adverse Judicial Decisions Regarding Constitutionality of 8 U.S.C. § 1226(C)    
8/21/2002 State of Florida v. United States; Ohio EPA v. United States 01-12380-HH; 01-3237 11th Cir. 6th Cir.
3/8/2004 Foretich v. United States 02-05224 D.C. Cir.
5/11/2004 United States v. Robert Mendoza 03-730 DT C.D. Cal.
12/23/2004 ACLU v. Mineta 04-0262 D.D.C.
8/3/2005 Central Virginia Community College v. Katz 04-885 S. Ct.
12/23/2005 Ramirez-Landeros v. Gonzales 03-71743 9th Cir.
11/8/2007 In re Petition of William Beck 07-80534 S.D. Fla.
10/23/2008 United States v. Christopher S. Handley 1:07-cr-0030 S.D. Iowa
11/19/2008 Linares, et al. v. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, et al. CV-06-876 E.D.N.Y.
12/8/2008 United States v. Bernard Lenwood Waybright 08-16-M-DWM D. Mont.
12/19/2008 Rothe Dev. Corp. v. U.S. Dep't of Defense 545 F.3d 1023 Fed. Cir.

2009 to Present

Date Topic Case Number
(if applicable)
(if applicable)
4/24/2009 Witt v. Department of the Air Force 527 F.3d 806 9th Cir.
5/8/2009 Doe v. Holder 549 F.3d 861 2d Cir.
8/26/2009 Constitutionality of Certificates of Non-Existence of Records, 8 U.S.C. § 1360(d)    
11/17/2009 United States v. Lori Drew 08-582 C.D. Cal.
11/17/2009 United States v. Robert Solomon 09-04024 N.D. Iowa
12/16/2009 EMILY's List v. FEC 08-5422 D.C. Cir.
2/18/2010 Al Haramain Islamic Foundation, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Treasury 07-1155 D. Ore.
3/3/2010 Boardley v. U.S. Dep't of the Interior 07-1986 D.D.C.
6/16/2010 SpeechNow.org v. FEC 08-5223; 09-5342 D.C. Cir.
9/24/2010 Pepper v. United States 09-6822 S. Ct.
11/5/2010 Boardley v. U.S. Dep't of the Interior 09-5176 D.C. Cir.
2/23/2011 Defense of Marriage Act    
3/21/2011 M.B.Z., By His Parents and Guardians Ari Z. Zivotofsky, et ux. v. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State 10-699 S. Ct.
5/16/2011 United States v. Lucio Ramirez 10-12785; 10-13249 11th Cir.
6/22/2011 United States v. Prather 69 M.J. 338 C.A.A.F.
7/13/2011 United States v. Scott A. Holencik 10-00017 C.D. Cal.
7/21/2011 United States v. James Mathurin 09-21075 S.D. Fla.
11/15/2011 United States v. Luis Mario Barajas-Alvarado 10-50134 9th Cir.
1/19/2012 In re Bellingham 11-35162 9th Cir.
2/17/2012 McLaughlin v. Panetta 11-11905 D. Mass.
2/24/2012 Information on Defense of Marriage Act Litigation    
3/7/2012 United States v. William L. Cassidy 11-91 D. Md.
4/27/2012 United States v. Zhen Zhou Wu, et al. 08:10386 D. Mass.
6/19/2012 Al Haramain Islamic Foundation, Inc. v. U.S. Dep't of Treasury 10-35032 9th Cir.
1/11/2013 Intercollegiate Broadcasting System, Inc. v. Copyright Royalty Board 684 F.3d 1332 D.C. Cir.
3/15/2013 R.J. Reynolds v. Food & Drug Administration 11-5332 D.C. Cir.
6/12/2013 United States v. Yimmi Bellaizac-Hurtado et al 11-14049; 11-14227; 11-14310; 11-14311; 700 F.3d 1245 11th Cir.
9/27/2013 Free Speech Coalition v. Holder 09-4607 E.D. Pa.
10/22/2013 Cooper-Harris, et al. v. United States 2:12-00887 C.D. Cal.
7/2/2012 Red Earth LLC et al. v. United States of America et al 10-3165-CV, 10-3191-CV, 10-3213-CV, 657 F.3d 138 2nd Cir.
10/29/2013 Beer, et al. v. United States; Gettleman v. United States 09-37; 11-464 Fed. Cir.
12/4/2013 Barker et al. v. United States 12-826C Fed. Cir.
12/4/2014 Ayman Latif et al. v. Eric H. Holder, Jr., et. al 10-750 D. Or.
3/4/2016 National Association of Manufacturers v. Securities and Exchange Commission 800 F.3d 518 D.C. Cir.
5/31/2016 Helman v. Department of Veterans Affairs No. 15-3086 Fed. Cir.
6/21/2016 United States v. Raul Vivas-Ceja 808 F.3d 716 7th Cir.
6/27/2016 United States v. Pawlak No. 15-3566 6th Cir.
9/8/2016 United States v. Jimenez   N.D. Cal.
9/26/2016 Pursuing America's Greatness v. Federal Election Commission --- F. 3d ---, 2016 WL 4087943 D.C. Cir.
10/24/2016 Free Speech Coalition Inc. v. Attorney General 825 F.3d 149 3rd Cir.
11/21/2016 Wolf v. Oakland University Board of Trustees et al. No. 2:15-cv-13560 E.D. Mich.
12/2/2016 United States v. Beecroft 825 F.3d 991 9th Cir.
2/1/2017 Association of American Railroads v. Department of Transportation 821 F.3d 19 D.C. Cir.
2/3/2017 United States v. Robert Cardena et al. 842 F.3d 959 7th Cir.
5/5/2017 TC Reiner v. Saginaw Valley State University, et al. No. 2:16-cv-11728 E.D. Mich.
6/7/2018 Texas v. United States No. 4:18-cv-00167-0 N.D. Tex.

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