DC – USA v Class – Docket – Updated 03/26/2014

A funny Sov Cit case. A little legal understanding could do miracles for the defendant but alas.

U.S. District Court
District of Columbia (Washington, DC)
CRIMINAL DOCKET FOR CASE #: 1:13-cr-00253-GK-1

Case title: USA v. CLASS Date Filed: 09/03/2013

Assigned to: Judge Gladys Kessler
Defendant (1)
RODNEY CLASS represented by Lara Gabrielle Quint
FEDERAL PUBLIC DEFENDER FOR D.C.
625 Indiana Avenue, NW
Suite 550
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 208-7500 ext. 133
Fax: (202) 208-7515
Email: lara_quint@fd.org
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Public Defender or Community Defender Appointment
Pending Counts Disposition
40:5104(e)(1); FIREARMS; Unlawful Possession of a Firearm on Capitol Grounds or Buildings.
(1)
22 DC Code 4504(a) (2001 ed.); FIREARMS, UNLAWFUL POSSESSION; Carrying a Pistol (Outside Home or Place of Business).
(2)
Highest Offense Level (Opening)
Felony
Terminated Counts Disposition
None
Highest Offense Level (Terminated)
None
Complaints Disposition
None

Plaintiff
USA represented by Andrew David Finkelman
U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
555 4th Street, NW
Room 4207
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 252-6873
Email: andrew.finkelman@usdoj.gov
TERMINATED: 02/10/2014
LEAD ATTORNEY
Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

Peter C. Lallas
U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE
555 Fourth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20530
(202) 252-6879
Email: Peter.Lallas@usdoj.gov
LEAD ATTORNEY
ATTORNEY TO BE NOTICED
Designation: Assistant U.S. Attorney

 

Date Filed # Docket Text
09/03/2013 1 INDICTMENT as to RODNEY CLASS (1) count(s) 1, 2. (hsj, ) (Entered: 09/05/2013)
09/05/2013 Arrest of RODNEY CLASS (ldc, ) (Entered: 09/05/2013)
09/05/2013 ORAL MOTION to Appoint Counsel by RODNEY CLASS. (ldc, ) (Entered: 09/05/2013)
09/05/2013 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola: Arraignment/Initial Appearance as to RODNEY CLASS (1) Count 1,2 held on 9/5/2013. Plea of Not Guilty entered by RODNEY CLASS (1) as to all counts. Oral Motion to Appoint Counsel by RODNEY CLASS (1) heard and granted. Defense Counsel to prepare an Inventory Report of any weapons in the defendant’s home for Judge Wilkins. Inventory Report due by or before 9/12/2013. Government did not oppose to defendant’s release. Status Conference set for 9/12/2013 10:00 AM in Courtroom 27A before Judge Robert L. Wilkins. Bond Status of Defendant: Defendant Released on Personal Recognizance; Defendant released/release issued; Court Reporter: Bowles Reporting Services: Defense Attorney: Lara Quint; US Attorney: Andrew Finkelman; Pretrial Officer: Vaughn Wilson; (ldc, ) Modified on 9/9/2013 (ldc, ). (Entered: 09/05/2013)
09/05/2013 3 ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to RODNEY CLASS (1) Personal Recognizance. Signed by Magistrate Judge John M. Facciola on 09/05/13. (ldc, ) (Entered: 09/06/2013)
09/06/2013 2 NOTICE OF ATTORNEY APPEARANCE Andrew David Finkelman appearing for USA. (Finkelman, Andrew) (Entered: 09/06/2013)
09/12/2013 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Robert L. Wilkins:Status Conference as to RODNEY CLASS held on 9/12/2013. Defendant’s Oral Motion to Reconsider Conditions of Release; Heard and modified for reasons stated on the record in open Court. Mr. Class conditions of release shall remain in effect and the Clerk will issue an amended release order. Defendant’s Oral Motion to waive Speedy Trial; Heard and GRANTED. The Court find and tolls the time between 9/12/2013 to 10/8/2013 from the calculation of the Speedy Trial Act and that it is in the interest of the public and Mr. Class. Conference set for 10/8/2013 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 27A before Judge Robert L. Wilkins. Bond Status of Defendant: Defendant remains released Personal Recognizance; Court Reporter: Bryan Wayne;Defense Attorney: Lara Quint; US Attorney: Andrew Finkelman; Pretrial Officer: Vaughn Wilson (tcb) (Entered: 09/13/2013)
09/12/2013 4 AMENDED ORDER Setting Conditions of Release as to RODNEY CLASS (1) Personal Recognizance. Signed by Judge Robert L. Wilkins on 9/12/2013. (tcb) . (Entered: 09/13/2013)
10/08/2013 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Robert L. Wilkins:Status Conference as to RODNEY CLASS held on 10/8/2013. Defendant’s Oral Motion to Toll Speedy Trial; Heard and GRANTED. The Court finds that it is in the interest of justice to toll speedy trial from 10/8/2013 to 11/14/2013 and those interest outweigh the interest of the public and Mr. Class counting time towards speedy trial. Status Conference set for 11/14/2013 at 9:30 AM in Courtroom 27A before Judge Robert L. Wilkins. Bond Status of Defendant: Defendant remains released Personal Recognizance;; Court Reporter: Vicki Eastvold; Defense Attorney: Lara Quint; US Attorney: Andrew Finkelman; (tcb) (Entered: 10/09/2013)
11/05/2013 6 LEAVE TO FILE DENIED-Cover Sheet for Addresses of Parties as to RODNEY CLASS. Signed by Judge Robert L. Wilkins on 11/5/2013. This document is unavailable as the Court denied its filing. (hsj, ) (Entered: 11/12/2013)
11/14/2013 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Robert L. Wilkins:Status Conference as to RODNEY CLASS held on 11/14/2013. Defendant’s Oral Motion to Waive Speedy Trial; Heard and GRANTED. The Court finds that based on the change in counsel, the need for new counsel to get up to speed on the case and the meet with M.r Class. The Court finds it is in the interest of justice to exclude the time from 11/14/2013 to 1/23/2014 and that those interest outweigh the interest of Mr. Class and the public. Status Conference set for 1/23/2014 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom 27A before Judge Robert L. Wilkins. Bond Status of Defendant: Defendant remains released on Personal Recognizance; Court Reporter: Lisa Foradori;Defense Attorney: A.J. Kramer; US Attorney: Andrew Finkelman; (tcb) (Entered: 11/14/2013)
01/03/2014 7 ENTER My Appearance Required for Motion for In Camera Hearing; “Corpus Delicti” to be Produced (Habeas Corpus) by RODNEY CLASS. “Leave to file is granted” by Judge Robert L. Wilkins on 1/3/2014. (hsj, ) (Entered: 01/06/2014)
01/09/2014 8 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply by USA as to RODNEY CLASS. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Finkelman, Andrew) (Entered: 01/09/2014)
01/10/2014 MINUTE ORDER granting 8 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to RODNEY CLASS (1). Signed by Judge Robert L. Wilkins on 1/10/2014. (tcb) (Entered: 01/10/2014)
01/17/2014 9 Case as to RODNEY CLASS directly reassigned to Judge Gladys Kessler. Judge Robert L. Wilkins has been elevated to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and is no longer assigned to the case. (gt, ) (Entered: 01/17/2014)
01/22/2014 Set/Reset Hearings as to RODNEY CLASS: Status Conference reset for 2/3/2014, at 10:30 AM in Courtroom 26A before Judge Gladys Kessler. (tth) (Entered: 01/22/2014)
01/27/2014 10 ENTRY of Appearance by RODNEY CLASS. “Leave to File Granted” by Judge Gladys Kessler on 1/27/2014. (hsj, ) (Entered: 01/29/2014)
01/27/2014 11 WAIVER for Release of Lawyer A.J. Kramer by RODNEY CLASS. (hsj, ) (Entered: 01/29/2014)
01/27/2014 12 WISH for Declaration Judgment by RODNEY CLASS. “Leave to File Granted” by Judge Gladys Kessler on 1/27/2014. (hsj, ) (Entered: 01/29/2014)
01/27/2014 13 DECLARATION Judgment for Resurrection of the Flesh and Blood Man by RODNEY CLASS. (hsj, ) (Entered: 01/29/2014)
01/27/2014 14 IN CAMERA Hearing Corpus Delicti by RODNEY CLASS. “Leave to File Granted” by Judge Gladys Kessler on 1/27/2014. (hsj, ) (Entered: 01/29/2014)
01/28/2014 16 REQUIREMENT Burden of Proof Corpus Delicti to be Produced Habeas Corpus with Declaratory Judgment Ruling by RODNEY CLASS. “Leave to file granted” by Judge Gladys Kessler on 1/28/2014. (hsj, ) (Entered: 02/07/2014)
02/03/2014 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Gladys Kessler:Status Conference as to RODNEY CLASS held on 2/3/2014. The Court requested that a competency examination be set. A further Status Hearing will be scheduled after the report is submitted to the Court. Bond Status of Defendant: Continued on Personal Recognizance; Court Reporter: LIsa Foradori; Defense Attorney: A.J. Kramer; US Attorney: Andrew D. Finkelman. (dot ) (Entered: 02/03/2014)
02/03/2014 15 ORDER as to RODNEY CLASS: a forensic examination for competency be conducted as soon as possible. Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 2/3/14. (dot ) (Entered: 02/03/2014)
02/07/2014 17 RESPONSE by USA as to RODNEY CLASS re 8 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply (Finkelman, Andrew) (Entered: 02/07/2014)
02/10/2014 18 NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTION OF COUNSEL as to USA. Attorney Lallas, Peter C. added. Substituting for attorney Andrew Finkelman (Lallas, Peter) (Entered: 02/10/2014)
02/18/2014 19 RESPONSE by USA as to RODNEY CLASS Regarding Defendant’s Motion Seeking Miscellaneous Relief. (hsj, ) (Entered: 02/24/2014)
02/18/2014 20 MOTION and Requirement to Quash Plaintiff’s Latest Response and a Requirement to Dismiss All Charges for Lack of Direct Rebuttal of Court Ordered Subject Matter, Lack of Standing, Frivolous Filings, and Failurwe to Produce Corpus Delicti by RODNEY CLASS. (hsj, ) (Entered: 02/24/2014)
02/21/2014 21 ENTRY of Appearance for an Formal Complaint of Ultra Vires Miss Behavior by RODNEY CLASS. (hsj, ) (Entered: 02/24/2014)
02/21/2014 22 REQUIREMENT for an Article III Hearing for an Formal Complaiant of Ultra Vires Miss Behavior by RODNEY CLASS, (Attachments: # 1 Formal Complaint Notice of Felony)(hsj, ) (Entered: 02/24/2014)
02/24/2014 Set/Reset Hearings as to RODNEY CLASS: Status Conference set for 2/27/2014 at 11:00 AM in Courtroom 26A before Judge Gladys Kessler. (tth) (Entered: 02/24/2014)
02/27/2014 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Gladys Kessler: Status Conference as to RODNEY CLASS held on 2/27/2014. Oral request by the defendant for permission to travel to Texas; heard and denied. Defendant has five (5) days to reply to the Government’s Response filed on 2/18/2014. Further Status Conference set for 3/26/2014 at 03:00 PM in Courtroom 26A before Judge Gladys Kessler. Bond Status of Defendant: Defendant continued on Personal Recognizance; Court Reporter: Chantal Geneus; Defense Attorney: A. J. Kramer; US Attorney: Peter Lallas; Pretrial Officer: Vaughn Wilson; (tth) (Entered: 02/27/2014)
02/27/2014 23 Take Judicial Notice Nunc Pro Tunc Requirement for an Article III Hearing for a Formal Complaint of Ultra Vires Misbehavior with Counterclaim by RODNEY CLASS. (hsj, ) (Entered: 02/28/2014)
03/07/2014 24 RESPONSE by USA as to RODNEY CLASS re 22 Notice (Other), 23 Notice (Other), 20 MOTION to Quash, 21 Notice (Other) Government’s Omnibus Response to Defendant’s Motions Seeking Miscellaneous Relief (Lallas, Peter) (Entered: 03/07/2014)
03/26/2014 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Gladys Kessler: Status Conference as to RODNEY CLASS held on 3/26/2014. Motion Hearing set for 4/7/2014 at 10:45 AM in Courtroom 26A before Judge Gladys Kessler. Bond Status of Defendant: Defendant continued on Personal Recognizance; Court Reporter: Lisa Foradori; Defense Attorney: A. J. Kramer; US Attorney: Peter Lallas; (tth) (Entered: 03/26/2014)