Nos. CIV.A. 97-1978(PLF), CIV.A. 98-1693(PLF).

148 F.Supp.2d 31 (2001)

Timothy PIGFORD, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Ann M. VENEMAN, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture, Defendant. Cecil Brewington, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Ann M. Veneman, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture, Defendant.

United States District Court, District of Columbia.

June 28, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jacob A. Stein, Stein, Mitchell & Mezines, Washington, DC, Alexander John Pires, Jr., Conlon, Frantz, Phelan & Pires, Washington, DC, Richard Talbot Seymour, Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann & Bernstein, LLP, John Michael Clifford, Mona Lyons, Clifford, Lyons & Garde, Washington, DC, Marcus B. Jimison, Durham, NC, Stephen J. Bowens, Durham, NC, Phillip L. Fraas, Tuttle, Taylor & Heron, Washington, DC, for Plaintiffs.

Daniel Edward Bensing, U.S. Attorney's Office, Washington, DC, Terry M. Henry, Susan Hall Lennon, Amanda Quester, Michael Sitcov, U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, Washington, DC, David Monro Souders, Weiner Brodsky Sidman & Kider, PC, Washington, DC, for Defendants.

Dennis Charles Sweet, Lanston, Frazer, Sweet & Freese, Jackson, MS, Ford C. Ladd, Alexandria, VA, Gerard Robert Lear, Arlington, VA, for Movants.

Evans M. Folins, Los Valoros, CA, Pro se.

Randi Ilyse Roth, St. Paul, MN, Pro se.


PAUL L. FRIEDMAN, District Judge.

By Order of April 27, 2001, the Court held Class Counsel accountable for its failures to meet deadlines in the Track A Petition for Monitor Review process. See Order of April 6, 2001; Memorandum Opinion and Order of April 27, 2001. After receiving input from Class Counsel and the team of pro bono attorneys assembled to assist Class Counsel on this matter, the


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