Johnston, Lemon & Co. Incorporated, Appellant, v. Bill G. Smith; Paula Michaels, 84 F.3d 1452 (D.C. Cir. 1996)

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit - 84 F.3d 1452 (D.C. Cir. 1996)

Jan. 11, 1996


Before: WALD, SILBERMAN, and RANDOLPH, Circuit Judges.

ORDER

PER CURIAM.


Upon consideration of appellees' motion for summary affirmance and the response thereto, it is

ORDERED that the motion for summary affirmance be granted substantially for the reasons stated by the district court in its memorandum opinion filed May 3, 1995. The merits of the parties' positions are so clear as to warrant summary action. See Taxpayers Watchdog, Inc. v. Stanley, 819 F.2d 294, 297 (D.C. Cir. 1987 (per curiam); Walker v. Washington, 627 F.2d 541, 545 (D.C. Cir.) (per curiam), cert. denied, 449 U.S. 994 (1980).

The Clerk is directed to withhold issuance of the mandate herein until seven days after disposition of any timely petition for rehearing. See D.C. Cir. Rule 41.