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Case Information: S. Ct. Civ. No. 2013-0040
Short Title:Yusuf et al v. HamedClassification:Appeal By Right - Civil - Other Civil
Orig. Court:Super. Ct. Civ. No. 370/2012 (STX)Status:Closed
Panel:Rhys S. Hodge, Maria M. Cabret, Ive Arlington SwanStatus Date:10/24/2013
Expedited

Filed Date:05/13/2013
Argued/Considered:07/09/2013
Decided:09/30/2013Disposition:Other
Mandate:10/24/2013Decision Form:Full Opinion
Reinstated:

- Party Information
RoleParty NameAttorney(s)
AppellantFathi YusufJoseph A. DiRuzzo, III
AppellantUnited CorporationJoseph A. DiRuzzo, III
AppelleeMohammad HamedJoel H. Holt
Carl Joseph Hartmann, III

Docket Entries
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Filed DateDocket Entry Type/SubtypeDescription
10/24/2013Post Consideration - Mandate IssuedMandate with certified copy of Opinion and Order of the Court issued to Venetia H. Velazquez, Esq., Clerk of the Superior Court and the parties.
10/15/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order dated October 15, 2013 entered.
10/15/2013Order - Order DenyingOrder of the Court signed by Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge. Ordered that the motion for costs and attorney's fees is DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE to it re-filing in the Superior Court.
10/15/2013Motion - Motion for Costs & Attorney's FeesAppellee's Motion for fees filed by Joel H. Holt, Esq.
09/30/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order dated Sept. 30, 2013 entered.
09/30/2013Order - OrderOrder of the Court signed by Associate Justice Maria M. Cabret. Ordered that Appellants' May 28, 2013 and June 24, 2013 motions are DISMISSED AS MOOT.
09/30/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Final Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Final Judgment/Order for Opinion and Order dated Sept. 30, 2013 entered.
09/30/2013Order - OtherOrder of the Court signed by Associate Justice Maria M. Cabret. Ordered that the Superior Court's April 25, 2013 Order is AFFRIMED with respect to the preliminary injunction entered in favor of Appellee, and VACATED with respect to the injunction bond; Ordered that this matter is REMANDED for the Superior Court to set bond in accordance with the Opinion of even date.
09/30/2013Opinion - OpinionOpinion of the Court signed by Associate Justice Maria M. Cabret.
08/07/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order dated August 7, 2013 entered.
08/07/2013Order - Order DenyingOrder of the Court signed by Associate Justice Maria M. Cabret. Ordered that Appellants' Motion to Strike Waleed Hamed's June 27, 2013 Declaration is DENIED.
07/09/2013Response - Response to OppositionAppellant's Reply in Support of Motion to Strike June27, 2013 Delcaration of Walleed Hamed filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
07/09/2013Post Consideration - Record of ProceedingsRecord of Proceedings for matter heard by Oral Argument on July 9, 2013. Matter was taken under advisement by the panel.
07/08/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order dated July 8, 2013 entered.
07/08/2013Order - OrderOrder of the Court signed by Associate Justice Maria M. Cabret. Ordered that Appellants' Amended Motion for Enlargement of Time to File Reply Brief is GRANTED, Appellants' Motion for Leave to File an Overlength Brief is GRANTED; and Appellants' Reply Brief is ACCEPTED; Ordered that Appellants' Motion to File Supplemental Appendix is DENIED and Appellants' Supplemental Appendix is REJECTED; Ordered that Appellants' Motion to Strike Self-Appointed Representative for Lack of Standing is DENIED; Ordered that Appellants' Motion for a Two Hour Extension of Time to File their Reply Brief is DENIED AS MOOT
07/08/2013Notice - Notice of FilingNotice of Filing (7) copies of the Reply Brief of Fathi Yusuf & United Corporation and Supplemental Appendix Volume I filed by Attorney Joseph DiRuzzo, III.
07/08/2013Response - Response to MotionAppellee's Opposition to Appellant'a Motion to Strike Waleed Hamed's Declaration filed by Joel H. Holt, Esq.
07/08/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order entered on July 8, 2013 issued to the parties on record.
07/08/2013Order - Amended Order Setting CalendarThe Court will hear ARGUMENTS in the above-noted cases on July 9, 2013 in the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands commencing at 10:00 AM.
07/08/2013Response - Response to MotionAppellee' Opposition to Appellant's Rule 17 Motion filed by Joel H. Holt, Esq.
07/06/2013Motion - Motion for Extension of TimeAppellant's Amended Motion for an Enlargement of time to e file their Reply Brief filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
07/06/2013Motion - Other MotionAppellant's Motion for Leave to file an Over-Length Reply Brief filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
07/06/2013Brief - Appellant's Reply BriefAppellant's Reply Brief filed Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
07/05/2013Motion - Motion for Extension of TimeAppellant's Motion for a two hour extension of time to file their Reply Brief filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
07/05/2013Response - Response to OppositionReply to Appellee's Opposition to Appellant's Renewed Motion to Stay Preliminary Injunction Order Pending Expedited Appeal filed by Joesph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
07/05/2013Motion - Other MotionAppellant's Motion to file Supplemental Appendix filed Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
07/05/2013Brief - Supplemental AppendixSupplemental Appendix Vol. I filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
07/05/2013Motion - Other MotionAppellants' Motion to Strike June 27, 2013 Declaration of Waleed Hamed filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
07/03/2013Motion - Other MotionAppellant's Motion to Strike Self-Appointed Representative for lack of standing filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/27/2013Notice - Notice of FilingNotice of Filing (7) copies of the Opposition's Brief filed by Joel H. Holt, Esq.
06/27/2013Brief - Appellee's BriefOpposition Brief filed by Joel H. Holt, Esq.
06/27/2013Response - Response to MotionOpposition to Appellant's Motion to Stay Preliminary Injunction Pending Appeal filed by Joel H. Holt, Esq.
06/25/2013Brief - Joint AppendixAmended Joint Appendix Vol. III filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/25/2013Brief - Joint AppendixAmended Joint Appendix Vol. I filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/25/2013Brief - Joint AppendixAmended Joint Appendix Vol. V filed Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/25/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order dated June 25, 2013 entered.
06/25/2013Order - OrderOrder of the Court signed by Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge. Ordered that on or before June 27, 2013 Appellants shall e-file an Amended joint Appendix, Vol. V in which Appellants shall redact the minor's name as well as make any other redactions required by Rule 15(c).
06/25/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order dated June 25, 2013 entered.
06/25/2013Order - OrderOrder of the Court signed by Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge. Ordered that on or before June 27, 2013, Appellee SHALL FILE a response to Appellants' June 24, 2013 renewed motion.
06/24/2013Motion - Motion for Stay or InjunctionAppellant's renewed Motion to Stay Preliminary Injunction Order Pending Expedited Appeal filed by Joesph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/19/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order dated June 19, 2013 entered.
06/19/2013Order - Order GrantingOrder of the Court signed by Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge. Ordered that Appellee's Motion for Leave to File an Over-Length Brief is GRANTED.
06/18/2013Motion - Other MotionAppellee's Motion for Leave to File an Over-Length Brief filed by Joel H. Holt, Esq.
06/17/2013Notice - Notice of FilingNotice of Filing (7) copies of the Opening Brief of Fathi Yusuf & United Corporation and (7) copies of the Joint Appendix (Vol. 1-V) filed by Attorney Joseph A. DiRuzzo, III.
06/14/2013Brief - Joint AppendixAppellant's Joint Appendix Vol. V filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/14/2013Brief - Joint AppendixAppellant's Joint Appendix Vol. IV filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/13/2013Brief - Joint AppendixAppellant's Joint Appendix Vol. III filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/13/2013Brief - Joint AppendixAppellant's Joint Appendix Vol. II filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/13/2013Brief - Joint AppendixAppellant's Joint Appendix Vol. I filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/13/2013Brief - Appellant's BriefAppellant's Brief filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
06/10/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order entered on June 10, 2013 issued to the parties on record.
06/10/2013Order - Order Setting CalendarThe Court will hear ARGUMENTS in the above-noted cases on July 9, 2013 in the Supreme Court of the Virgin Islands commencing at 10:00 AM
06/10/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order entered on June 10, 2013 issued to the parties on record.
06/10/2013Order - Order GrantingAppellants' Motion for Leave to File an Over-Length Brief is GRANTED;
06/09/2013Motion - Other MotionAppellant's Motion for leave to file an over-length Brief filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
05/31/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order and Expedited Briefing Schedule dated May 31, 2013 entered.
05/31/2013Order - Order and Expedited Briefing ScheduleOrder and Expedited Briefing Schedule signed by Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge. Ordered that Appellants' Motion for Expedited Appeal is GRANTED; Appellants' brief and joint appendix due on or before June 13, 2013; Appellee's brief due on or before June 27, 2013; Appellants' reply brief due on or before July 5, 2013.
05/31/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order dated May 31, 2013 entered.
05/31/2013Order - OrderOrder of the Court signed by Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge. Ordered that Appellants' Motion to Stay Preliminary Injunction Order Pending Appeal is DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE.
05/29/2013Response - Response to MotionResponse to Motion for Expedited Appeal filed by Joel H. Holt, Esq.
05/28/2013Motion - Motion for Stay or InjunctionAppellant's Motion for Stay Preliminary Injunction Order Pending Appeal filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
05/28/2013Motion - Motion for Expedited AppealAppellant's Motion for Expedited Appeal filed Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
05/24/2013Notice - Notice of FilingNotice of Unavailability filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
05/22/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order dated May 22, 2013 entered.
05/22/2013Order - OrderOrder of the Court signed by Chief Justice Rhys S. Hodge. Ordered that on or before May 28, 2013, Appellants SHALL FILE a motion to expedite this appeal, pursuant to Rule 5(e)
05/17/2013Response - OtherAppellee's Response to the Order dated May 15, 2013
05/16/2013Response - Response to OrderAppellants' Response to Order dated May 15, 2013
05/16/2013Superior Court Transmittal - Certified Docket SheetSuperior Court E-record with attached Docket entries, Appeal Information Sheet, Notice of Appeal, and Orders and Memorandum Opinion dated April 25, 2013 filed by Roxanne Serrano, Court Clerk Supervisor
05/15/2013Notice - Notice of Entry of Judgment/OrderNotice of Entry of Judgment/Order for Order of the Court dated May 15, 2013 entered.
05/15/2013Order - Order14 Day Order of the Court signed by Chief Justice Rhys. S. Hodge. ORDERED that, within fourteen (14) days of the date of entry of this Order, Appellant SHALL FILE a brief, which may be in letter form, specifically addressing and discussing the issue of whether this Court has appellate jurisdiction over this appeal;
05/15/2013Transcript - Part I - Not Ordering TranscriptsTranscript Purchase Order Part I - filed by Joseph A. DiRuzzo, Esq.
05/13/2013Clerk Order - Docketing OrderDocketing Order Issued.
05/13/2013Financial - InvoiceInvoice for Appeal Docketing Fee - $105.00
05/13/2013Financial - Payment ReceivedPayment Received for Appeal Docketing Fee - $105.00
05/13/2013Initiating Document - Notice of AppealNotice of Appeal filed Joseph A. DiRuzzo III, Esq.