DOCUMENTS

Sweet v. DeVos

Plaintiffs' Reply to Defendants' Response

Plaintiffs' filed a Reply to Defendants’ Response to Order to Show Cause.

Defendants' Reply to Plaintiffs' Response

Defendants filed a Reply to Plaintiffs' Response to Order to Show Cause.

Plaintiffs' Response to Motion to Show Cause

Plaintiffs filed a response to the Court's Motion to Show Cause.

Defendants' Response to Order to Show Cause

Defendants' Response to the Court's Motion to Show Cause.

Order Denying Settlement & For Discovery

The court denied the settlement and ordered discovery on the Department of Education’s explanations of its process for deciding claims, and will consider enjoining the use of the form denial notices.

Class Hearing "Zoom Chat" Transcript

On October 1, 2020, the Court held a hearing via Zoom and recorded the "chat."

Reply in Support of Motion to Approve and Enforce the Settlement

On October 8, 2020, Plaintiffs' filed their Reply in Support of Their Motion to Approve and Enforce the Settlement Agreement.

Opposition to Motion to Enforce Settlement Agreement

On October 1, 2020, Defendants' filed an Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion to Enforce Settlement Agreement.

Declaration of Eileen Connor

On September 17, 2020, a Declaration was filed.

Motion to Enforce as Filed

On September 17, 2020, Plaintiffs' filed a Notice of Motion and Motion to Enforce the Settlement Agreement and Motion for Final Approval of Settlement Agreement.

Motion for Subsequent Case Management Conference

Plaintiffs filed a Motion for a Subsequent Case Management Conference.

Order Granting Preliminary Settlement Approval

The judge granted preliminary approval of the proposed settlement.

Joint Motion for Preliminary Settlement Approval

On April 10, 2020, both parties filed a motion for preliminary approval of a settlement agreement.

Response to Court Order

On February 7, 2020, Defendants' responded to the Court's February 4, 2020 order.

Supplemental Statement in Response to Court Order

On February 7, 2020, Plaintiffs' filed a supplemental statement in response to an order from the court.

Order Requesting Supplemental Statement

On February 4, 2020, the Court ordered a supplemental statement.

Reply in Support of Motion to Deny or Defer Decision on Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment under Rule 56(d)

On January 28, 2020, Plaintiffs' filed a reply in support of their motion to deny the Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment under Rule 56(d).

Reply in Support of Motion to Supplement and Complete the Administrative Record

On January 28, 2020, Plaintiffs filed a reply in support of their motion to complete the administrative record in the case.

Reply in Support of Motion for Summary Judgment

On January 23, Plaintiffs filed a reply in support of summary judgment.

Defendants' Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion to Deny or Defer Decision on Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment Under Rule 56(d)

On January 16, 2020, Defendants' filed on Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion to Deny or Defer Decision on Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment Under Rule 56(d).

Partial Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion to Supplement and Complete the Administrative Record

On January 16, 2020, Defendants' filed an Opposition to the Plaintiffs' Motion to Supplement and Complete the Administrative Record.

Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in Support of Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment

On January 9, 2020 Defendants filed an Opposition to the Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment and a Reply in support of their Motion for Summary Judgment.

Supplement to the Administrative Record

On January 9, 2020, Defendants filed a supplement to the Administrative Record.

Declaration of Kyra Taylor

On December 23, 2019, Kyra Taylor submitted a declaration to the court.

Rule 56(d) Motion

On December 23, 2019, Plaintiffs' filed a Motion to Deny or Defer Decision on Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment Under Rule 56(d).

Opposition to Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment

On December 23, 2019, Defendants' filed a Motion for Summary Judgment.

Motion to Supplement and Complete The Administrative Record and Exclude Defendants’ Declarations

On December 23, 2019, Plaintiffs filed a Motion to Supplement and Complete The Administrative Record and Exclude Defendants’ Declarations. This document contains Exhibits 23-40.

Motion to Supplement and Complete The Administrative Record and Exclude Defendants’ Declarations

On December 23, 2019, Plaintiffs filed a Motion to Supplement and Complete The Administrative Record and Exclude Defendants’ Declarations. This document contains Exhibits 11-20.

Motion to Supplement and Complete The Administrative Record and Exclude Defendants’ Declarations

On December 23, 2019, Plaintiffs filed a Motion to Supplement and Complete The Administrative Record and Exclude Defendants’ Declarations. This document contains Exhibits 1-10.

Motion for Summary Judgment

On December 5, 2019, Defendants' filed a Motion for Summary Judgment.

Answer to Class Action Compliant for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

On November 14, 2019, the Department of Education filed an answer to the Plaintiffs' Class Action Complaint.

Administrative Record Part 2

On November 14, 2019, the Department of Education submitted an Administrative Record.

Administrative Record Part 1

On November 14, 2019, the Department of Education submitted an Administrative Record.

Order Granting Sweet Class Certification

Order Granting Motion For Class Certification

Reply in Support of Class Certification

On October 1, 2019, the Plaintiffs filed a Reply in Support of the Motion for Class Certification.

Opposition to Motion for Class Certification

On September 20, 2019, the Department of Education filed an opposition to the Plaintiffs' Motion for Class Certification.

Motion for Class Certification, Part 3

On July 23, 2019, Plaintiffs filed a motion for class certification, including almost 900 affidavits from class members.

Motion for Class Certification, Part 2

On July 23, 2019, Plaintiffs filed a motion for class certification, including almost 900 affidavits from class members.

Motion for Class Certification, Part 1

On July 23, 2019, Plaintiffs filed a motion for class certification, including almost 900 affidavits from class members.

Complaint

On June 25, 2019, Plaintiffs filed a complaint against the Department of Education.