Byrd v. Astrue (CONSENT), No. 2:2008cv00067 - Document 19 (M.D. Ala. 2009)

Court Description: JUDGMENT that the decision of the Commissioner is REVERSED, and this action is REMANDED to the Commissioner for further proceedings consistent with the opinion. Signed by Honorable Susan Russ Walker on 6/23/2009. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Appeals Checklist)(cb, )
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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA Civil Misc. No 00-3047 ORDER CONFLICT DISCLOSURE STATEMENT In compliance with Fed. R. App. P. 26.1, Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1007(a)(1) and 7007.1, Fed R. Civ. P. 7.1, and Fed. R. Crim. P. 12.4, and other considerations which require judges to avoid conflicts of interest with unnamed corporations, partnerships, limited liability entities, joint ventures, trust entities, and other entities which may be related to parties to actions in this court, it is ORDERED that this court s order (Civ. Misc. No. 00-3047) (Doc. # 2) entered February 16, 2007, is hereby VACATED. It is further ORDERED as follows: 1. All parties (including individuals and governmental entities) shall file a statement identifying all parent companies, subsidiaries, partners, limited liability entity members and managers, trustees (but not trust beneficiaries), affiliates, or similar entities that could potentially pose a financial or professional conflict for a judge. The statement shall be filed with a party s first appearance. If there are no reportable relationships, that fact shall be certified in the filing. 2. In addition to this requirement which applies to all cases, all bankruptcy appeals shall be accompanied by a statement identifying the debtor, the members of creditors committee, any entity which is an active participant in the proceedings, and other entities whose stock or equity value may be substantially affected by the outcome of the proceedings. 3. It is the responsibility of each party to a case to file a supplemental disclosure statement if, during the pendency of the case, additional reportable entities develop that would have been reportable initially. 4. This rule shall become effective on the date of filing, and shall apply to all cases pending in this court after that date. DONE this 12th day of June, 2007 /s/ Mark E. Fuller CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE /s/ Myron H. Thompson UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE /s/ W. Keith Watkins UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE **SAMPLE NOTICE FORMAT** Note: W hen E-Filing this pleading, please enter a separate docket entry. The event entry is located on CM/ECF by clicking: CIVIL > OTHER DOCUMENTS > CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT A screen-fillable Adobe Acrobat PDF form, which can be saved and E-Filed, is available on-line; it is available at http://www.almd.uscourts.gov/docs/CONFLICT_DISCLOSURE_STATEMENT_FILLABLE.pdf IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA ________________________ DIVISION _________________________________, Plaintiff, v. _________________________________, Defendants, ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) CASE NO. __________________ CONFLICT DISCLOSURE STATEMENT COMES NOW ___________________, a [Plaintiff/Defendant] in the above-captioned matter, and in accordance with the order of this Court, making the following disclosure concerning parent companies, subsidiaries, partners, limited liability entity members and managers, trustees (but not trust beneficiaries), affiliates, or similar entities reportable under the provisions of the Middle District of Alabama s General Order No. 3047: This party is an individual, or This party is a governmental entity, or There are no entities to be reported, or The following entities and their relationship to the party are hereby reported: Reportable Entity Relationship to Party ________________________________ _________________________________ ________________________________ _________________________________ ________________________________ _________________________________ ________________________________ _________________________________ Date Signature Counsel Counsel for (print names of all parties) Address, City, State Zip Code Telephone Number Also requires a certificate of Service