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Date: 02-19-2022

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Ju'Zema Marie Goldring v. Vladimir Henry and Juan Restrepo

Case Number: 1:18-cv-01191-WMR

Judge: William M. Ray, II

Court: United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Fulton County)

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Defendant's Attorney: Alisha Marie S. Nair, Brenda Ann Raspberry, Staci J. Miller

Description: Atlanta, Georgia personal injury lawyers represented Plaintiff who sued Defendants on civil rights violation theories.

Ju'Zema Marie Goldring, a transgender woman, who was arrested in 2015 for jaywalking and then falsely charged with drug trafficking, sued Atlanta officers Vladimir Henry and Juan Restrepo.



02/02/2022 118 NOTICE by Ju'Zema Marie Goldring of Issuance of Subpoena (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Subpoena to Christian Seklecki, # 2 Exhibit Subpoena to Richard Mitchell)(Filipovits, Jeffrey) (Entered: 02/02/2022)
02/03/2022 119 NOTICE by Ju'Zema Marie Goldring of Proposed Verdict Forms (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Plaintiff's proposed verdict form, # 2 Exhibit Defendants' proposed verdict form)(Filipovits, Jeffrey) (Entered: 02/03/2022)
02/03/2022 120 NOTICE Of Filing issuance of subpoena and notice of deposition by Ju'Zema Marie Goldring (Greenamyre, Zack) (Entered: 02/03/2022)
02/03/2022 121 TRIAL BRIEF by Ju'Zema Marie Goldring. (Filipovits, Jeffrey) (Entered: 02/03/2022)
02/03/2022 122 First Proposed Jury Instructions by Ju'Zema Marie Goldring Proposed revisions to pattern malicious prosecution jury instruction. (Filipovits, Jeffrey) (Entered: 02/03/2022)
02/03/2022 123 NOTICE by Ju'Zema Marie Goldring of Issuance of Subpoena to Brian Gaither (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Subpoena to Brian Gaither)(Filipovits, Jeffrey) (Entered: 02/03/2022)
02/04/2022 124 Motion to Bring Audio/Visual/Electronic Equipment in the Courtroom of Honorable William M. Ray, II by Vladimir Henry, Juan Restrepo. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Miller, Staci) (Entered: 02/04/2022)
02/07/2022 125 ORDER granting 124 Motion to Bring Audio/Visual/Electronic Equipment in the Courtroom on February 8, 2022 through February 11, 2022. Signed by Judge William M. Ray, II on 2/7/2022. (abm) (Entered: 02/07/2022)
02/07/2022 126 NOTICE of Appearance by Miguel Angel Dominguez on behalf of Ju'Zema Marie Goldring (Dominguez, Miguel) (Entered: 02/07/2022)
02/07/2022 127 OBJECTIONS to Plaintiff's Deposition Designations and Additional Designations re 110 Proposed Pretrial Order filed by Vladimir Henry, Juan Restrepo. (Nair, Alisha Marie) (Entered: 02/07/2022)
02/08/2022 128 Proposed Requests to Charge by Ju'Zema Marie Goldring . (Filipovits, Jeffrey) (Entered: 02/08/2022)
02/08/2022 129 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William M. Ray, II: Jury Trial began on 2/8/2022. The Court discussed pretrial matters and then conducted voir dire. 8 jurors selected via silent strike. No Batson challenges. Jurors dismissed and the Court heard argument from counsel regarding Defendants' objections to Plaintiff's deposition designations and additional designations. (Court Reporter Geraldine Glover)(abm) (Entered: 02/09/2022)
02/09/2022 130 ORDER permitting Plaintiff to introduce certain portions of the Mason Deposition at trial. If Plaintiff does so, Defendants are permitted to introduce certain portions of the Mason Deposition. Defendants are not permitted to introduce the Mason Deposition if Plaintiff does not do so. Signed by Judge William M. Ray, II on 2/9/2022. (abm) (Entered: 02/09/2022)
02/09/2022 131 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William M. Ray, II: Jury Trial continued on 2/9/2022. The Court resumed discussion of designations. Opening statements. Plaintiff called Ms. Goldring, Officer Restrepo, Investigator Henry, Richard Mitchell and Christian Seklecki to testify. The Court dismissed the jury and discussed with parties outstanding sidebar issues. (Court Reporter Geraldine Glover)(abm) (Entered: 02/10/2022)
02/10/2022 132 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William M. Ray, II: Jury Trial continued on 2/10/2022. The Court informed counsel it had dismissed juror Patel so she could be with her sick child. Testimony with Officer Restrepo finished. Plaintiff's witness Richard Mason testified via video deposition. Plaintiff called Vladimir Henry. (Court Reporter Penny Coudriet)(abm) (Entered: 02/11/2022)
02/11/2022 135 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William M. Ray, II: Jury Trial continued on 2/11/2022. Jury Trial continued on 2/11/2021. The testimony of Investigator Vladimir Henry continued and completed. Witnesses Chief Deputy Darin Schierbaum, Justina Gray, Evelyn Robertson, and Jasmine Jones sworn and testified. Witness Brian Gaither's testimony conducted via deposition. Plaintiff rested its case. Defendants made an oral motion for directed verdict. The motion was DENIED. Video deposition of Sirchie tendered and admitted. (Court Reporter Penny Coudriet)(abm) (Entered: 02/14/2022)

Outcome: 02/15/2022 138 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge William M. Ray, II: Jury Trial concluded on 2/15/2022. The Court discussed the verdict form with counsel. Closing arguments. Jurors' question and Court's answer admitted as Court's Exhibits 2-3. Jury returned a verdict of $1,500,000.00 in compensatory damages against Defendant Vladimir Henry. Jury polled and dismissed. Plaintiff's motion for attorney fees is due in 21 days, and the response in opposition is due 21 days after the motion is filed. (Court Reporter Penny Coudriet and Wynette Blathers)(abm) (Entered: 02/15/2022)
02/15/2022 139 JURY VERDICT for Plaintiff in the amount of $1,500,000.00. (abm) (Entered: 02/15/2022)
02/17/2022 140 JUDGMENT in favor of Ju'Zema Marie Goldring against Vladimir Henry in the amount of $1,500,000.00. Signed by Judge William M. Ray, II on 2/17/2022. --Please refer to http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov to obtain an appeals jurisdiction checklist--(abm) (Entered: 02/17/2022)
02/17/2022 142 EXHIBITS ( Plaintiffs documentary exhibits) admitted and retained at the Jury Trail Feb. 8-15, 2022 have been received from Courtroom Deputy and placed in the custody of the Records Clerks. (Attachments: # 1 Pla Exh list, # 2 Exhibit Pla Exh 1, # 3 Exhibit Pla Exh 2, # 4 Exhibit Pla Exh 3, # 5 Exhibit Pla Exh 6, # 6 Exhibit Pla Exh 7, # 7 Exhibit Pla Exh 8, # 8 Exhibit Pla Exh 9, # 9 Exhibit Pla Exh 11, # 10 Exhibit Pla Exh 12, # 11 Exhibit Pla Exh 13, # 12 Exhibit Pla Exh 15, # 13 Exhibit Pla Exh 16, # 14 Exhibit Pla Exh 17, # 15 Exhibit Pla Exh 20, # 16 Exhibit Pla Exh 24, # 17 Exhibit Pla Exh 25, # 18 Exhibit Pla Exh 28 part 1, # 19 Exhibit Pla Exh 28 part 2, # 20 Exhibit Pla Exh 28 part 3, # 21 Exhibit Pla Exh 28 part 4, # 22 Exhibit Pla Exh 33, # 23 Exhibit Pla Exh 34, # 24 Exhibit Pla Exh 39)(vs) (Entered: 02/18/2022)
02/17/2022 143 EXHIBITS (Defendant's exhibit photos) admitted and retained at the Jury Trial February 8-11, 2022 have been received from Courtroom Deputy and placed in the custody of the Records Clerks. (Attachments: # 1 Dft exh list, # 2 Exhibit Dft Exh 1)(vs) (Entered: 02/18/2022)
02/17/2022 144 EXHIBITS (Court Exhibits) admitted and retained at the 138 Jury Trial - Concluded, have been received from Courtroom Deputy and placed in the custody of the Records Clerks. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Court Exh 1, # 2 Exhibit Court Exh 2, # 3 Exhibit Court Exh 3)(vs) (Entered: 02/18/2022)
02/17/2022 145 EXHIBITS AUDIO/VIDEO (Plaintiff Video Depo USB) admitted and retained at the 132 Jury Trial February 2-15, 2022 have been received from Courtroom Deputy and placed in the custody of the Records Clerks. (vs) (Additional attachment(s) added on 2/18/2022: # 1 Pla Exh List) (vs). (Entered: 02/18/2022)
02/17/2022 146 EXHIBITS AUDIO/VIDEO ( Defendant video exh USB) admitted and retained at the 129 Jury Trial February 8-15, 2022 have been received from Courtroom Deputy and placed in the custody of the Records Clerks. (vs) (Additional attachment(s) added on 2/18/2022: # 1 Dft Exh List) (vs). (Entered: 02/18/2022)
02/18/2022 141 TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings held on February 9, 2022, before Judge William M. Ray, II. Court Reporter/Transcriber Geraldine S. Glover. A full directory of court reporters and their contact information can be found at www.gand.uscourts.gov/directory-court-reporters. Tape Number: 1. Transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. Redaction Request due 3/11/2022. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 3/21/2022. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 5/19/2022. (Attachments: # 1 Appendix Notice of Filing of Transcript) (Entered: 02/18/2022)
02/18/2022 147 NOTICE TO PLAINTIFF'S COUNSEL OF RECORD regarding RECLAMATION AND DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED Documentary EXHIBITS pursuant to Local Rule 79.1D. Re: 142 Exhibits. (vs) Modified on 2/18/2022 (vs). (Entered: 02/18/2022)
02/18/2022 148 NOTICE TO DEFENSE COUNSEL OF RECORD regarding RECLAMATION AND DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED Documentary EXHIBITS pursuant to Local Rule 79.1D. Re: 143 Exhibits. (vs) (Entered: 02/18/2022)

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