No. 10-11202
(and consolidated cases)
In the
United States Court of Appeals
for the Fifth Circuit
No. 10-11202
NETSPHERE, INC. Et Al,
Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON,
Defendant-Appellant
v.
ONDOVA LIMITED COMPANY,
Defendant-Appellee
Appeal of Ex Parte Order Appointing Receiver
Where No Claims were Pled in the Property Seized
Cons. w/ No. 11-10113
NETSPHERE INC., Et Al, Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON, Et Al, Defendants
v.
QUANTEC L.L.C.; NOVO POINT L.L.C.,
Appellants
v.
PETER S. VOGEL,
Appellee
From the United States District Court
Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
Civil Action No. 3-09CV0988-F
MOTION FOR LEAVE TO FILE CORRECTED
PETITION FOR PARTIAL REHEARING
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TO: HONORABLE FIFTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
Appellant Jeffrey Baron requests leave for file a corrected petition for
partial rehearing, which corrects inadvertent editing errors as follows:
1. Issue One should read:
A court without jurisdiction and authority to place property into
receivership is without power to make any charge upon, or
disposition of, the assets.
2. A quote on page five should read from the cut-off parenthetical:
"[this] is not a mere nicety of legal metaphysics."
3. A quotation mark added on page 13.
4. The cite at footnote 32 on page 15 should read 3556, 3565 instead of
3565. The inadvertently deleted record cite to R. 3565 is a citation to the order
of the District Court denying Baron's request to conduct discovery, and may be
material to the Panels consideration.
5. The citation "R. 3890-2" at page 13 moved from middle to end of
sentence.
These corrections may be helpful to the Panel in considering the petition.
The editing error came to light when printed copies were being prepared for
submission.
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Wherefore, Jeffrey Baron requests leave to file the attached corrected
Petition for Partial Rehearing, and submit paper copies in conformity with
same.
Respectfully submitted,
/s/ Gary N. Schepps
Gary N. Schepps
Texas State Bar No. 00791608
5430 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1200
Dallas, Texas 75240
(972) 200-0000 - Telephone
(972) 200-0535 - Facsimile
Email: legal@schepps.net
COUNSEL FOR JEFF BARON
CERTIFICATE OF CONFERENCE
This is to certify that Counsel requested agreement from counsel for the
Appellees and the Appellees have not indicated if they oppose the motion.
CERTIFIED BY: /s/ Gary N. Schepps
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
This is to certify that this brief was served this day on all parties who receive
notification through the Courts electronic filing system.
CERTIFIED BY: /s/ Gary N. Schepps
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No. 10-11202
and Consolidated Cases
In the
United States Court of Appeals
for the Fifth Circuit
No. 10-11202
NETSPHERE, INC. Et Al,
Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON,
Defendant-Appellant
v.
ONDOVA LIMITED COMPANY,
Defendant-Appellee
Appeal of Ex Parte Order Appointing Receiver
Where No Claims were Pled in the Property Seized
––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Cons. w/ No. 11-10113
NETSPHERE INC., Et Al, Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON, Et Al, Defendants
v.
QUANTEC L.L.C.; NOVO POINT L.L.C.,
Appellants
v.
PETER S. VOGEL,
Appellee
From the United States District Court
Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division
Civil Action No. 3-09CV0988-F
PETITION FOR PARTIAL REHEARING
Case: 10-11202 Document: 00512108930 Page: 1 Date Filed: 01/10/2013
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Cons. w/ No. 11-10289
NETSPHERE, INC., ET AL, Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON, Defendant- Appellant
v.
DANIEL J SHERMAN, Appellee
––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Cons. w/ No. 11-10290
NETSPHERE, INC. ET AL, Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON, ET AL, Defendants
QUANTEC L.L.C.; NOVO POINT L.L.C., Non-Party Appellants
v.
PETER S. VOGEL, Appellee
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Cons. w/ No. 11-10390
NETSPHERE, INC. ET AL, Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON, Defendant – Appellant
QUANTEC L.L.C.; NOVO POINT L.L.C., Appellants
v.
ONDOVA LIMITED COMPANY, Defendant – Appellee
v.
PETER S. VOGEL, Appellee
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Cons. w/ No. 11-10501
NETSPHERE, INC. ET AL, Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON, Defendant – Appellant
QUANTEC L.L.C.; NOVO POINT L.L.C., Appellants
CARRINGTON, COLEMAN, SLOMAN & BLUMENTHAL, L.L.P., Appellant
v.
PETER S. VOGEL; DANIEL J. SHERMAN, Appellees
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Cons. w/ No. 12-10003
NETSPHERE, INC. ET AL, Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON, Defendant – Appellant
QUANTEC L.L.C.; NOVO POINT L.L.C., Appellants
GARY SCHEPPS, Appellant
v.
PETER S. VOGEL, Appellee
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Cons. w/ No. 12-10444
In re: NOVO POINT LLC, Petitioner
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Cons. w/ No. 12-10489
NETSPHERE, INC. ET AL, Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON, Defendant – Appellant
QUANTEC L.L.C.; NOVO POINT L.L.C., Appellants
v.
PETER S. VOGEL; DANIEL J. SHERMAN , Appellees
––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––
Cons. w/ No. 12-10657
NETSPHERE, INC. ET AL, Plaintiffs
v.
JEFFREY BARON, Defendant – Appellant
QUANTEC L.L.C.; NOVO POINT L.L.C., Appellants
v.
PETER S. VOGEL; DANIEL J. SHERMAN , Appellees
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Respectfully submitted,
/s/ Gary N. Schepps
Gary N. Schepps
Texas State Bar No. 00791608
5430 LBJ Freeway, Suite 1200
Dallas, Texas 75240
(972) 200-0000 - Telephone
(972) 200-0535 - Facsimile
Email: legal@schepps.net
FOR JEFFREY BARON
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
TABLE OF CONTENTS................................................................................................. ii
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES......................................................................................... iii
THE ISSUES RAISED BY THIS PETITION............................................................. vi
ARGUMENT ................................................................................................................... 1
ISSUE 1: A COURT WITHOUT JURISDICTION AND AUTHORITY TO
PLACE PROPERTY INTO RECEIVERSHIP IS WITHOUT POWER TO
MAKE ANY CHARGE UPON, OR DISPOSITION OF, THE ASSETS..................................1
ISSUE 2: THE PANEL’S OPINION MISAPPREHENDS KEY OPERATIVE
FACTS. ..........................................................................................................................................6
ISSUE 3: THE PANEL’S DECISION ERRONEOUSLY AFFIRMS
DEPRIVING JEFF BARON OF SUBSTANTIAL PROPERTY INTERESTS
WITHOUT DUE PROCESS OF LAW AND ERRS IN LABELING BARON AS
A “VEXATIOUS LITIGANT” WHEN THE CHARGE WAS RAISED ONLY
AFTER BARON WAS STRIPPED EX PARTE OF ALL HIS ASSETS, HIS
DOCUMENTS AND EVIDENCE, AND BARON WAS DENIED DISCOVERY
AND PROHIBITED FROM HIRING PAID COUNSEL TO DEFEND
HIMSELF.....................................................................................................................................12
CONCLUSION & PRAYER........................................................................................ 15
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE .................................................................................... 16
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TABLE OF AUTHORITIES
FEDERAL CASES
Atlantic Trust Co. v. Chapman,
208 U.S. 360, 373-374 (1908)................................................................................2
Bass v. Hoagland,
172 F.2d 205, 209 (5th Cir. 1949)........................................................................15
Cochrane v. WF Potts Son & Co.,
47 F.2d 1026, 1028-1029 (5th Cir. 1931) ..............................................................1
Dailey v. Vought Aircraft Co.,
141 F. 3d 224, 233 (5th Cir. 1998)......................................................................14
De Beers Consol. Mines, Ltd. v. United States,
325 U.S. 212, 217 (1945) .......................................................................................5
Fall v. Eastin,
215 U.S. 1, 11 (1909) .............................................................................................4
Ferring BV v. Barr Laboratories, Inc.,
437 F.3d 1181, 1203 (Fed. Cir. 2006)..................................................................14
Goldberg v. Kelly,
397 U.S. 254 (1970) .............................................................................................14
Griffin v. Lee,
621 F.3d 380, 384 (5th Cir. 2010)..........................................................................4
In Re Consolidated Bancshares, Inc.,
785 F.2d 1249,1253 (5th Cir. 1986).....................................................................12
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In Re DP Partners Ltd. Partnership,
106 F. 3d 667, 671-673 (5th Cir. 1997).........................................................