ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, a Project of California Renewal et al v. Bowen et al

Filing 104

STIPULATION and ORDER signed by Judge Morrison C. England, Jr on 5/27/09 GRANTING the stipulation 97 to file a Third Amended Complaint. (Becknal, R)

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ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, a Project of California Renewal et al v. Bowen et al Doc. 104 1 James Bopp, Jr. (Ind. State Bar No. 2838-84)* Richard E. Coleson (Ind. State Bar No. 11527-70)* 2 Barry A. Bostrom (Ind. State Bar No.11912-84)* Sarah E. Troupis (Wis. State Bar No. 1061515)* 3 Scott F. Bieniek (Ill. State Bar No. 6295901)* BO P P , COLESON & BOSTROM 4 1 South Sixth Street Terre Haute, IN 47807-3510 5 Telephone: (812) 232-2434 Facsimile: (812) 235-3685 6 Counsel for All Plaintiffs 7 Benjamin W. Bull (AZ Bar No. 009940)* ALLIA N C E DEFENSE FUND 8 15100 North 90th Street Scottsdale, Arizona 85260 9 Telephone: (480) 444-0020 Facsimile: (480) 444-0028 10 Counsel for All Plaintiffs 11 Timothy D. Chandler (Cal. State Bar No. 234325)** ALLIA N C E DEFENSE FUND 12 101 Parkshore Drive, Suite 100 Folsom, CA 95630 13 Telephone: (916) 932-2850 Facsimile: (916) 932-2851 14 Counsel for All Plaintiffs 15 * Admitted Pro Hac Vice ** Designated Counsel for Service 16 United States District Court 17 Eastern District of California Sacramento Division 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 S t i p u la t io n to Amend Complaint; O r d e r Regarding the Same ProtectMarriage.com, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Debra Bowen, et al., Defendants. Case No. 2:09-CV-00058-MCE-DAD STIPULATION TO AMEND COMPLAINT; ORDER Judge Morrison C. England, Jr. 1 Dockets.Justia.com 1 Plaintiffs ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, a Project of California Renewal 2 ("ProtectMarriage.com"), National Organization for Marriage California - Yes on 8, Sponsored 3 by National Organization for Marriage ("NOM-California"), and John Doe #1, on behalf of the 4 proposed Class of Major Donors, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a)(2) submit the following 5 stipulation to amend complaint for the Court's approval. 6 Plaintiffs filed their original complaint in this mater on January 7, 2009. On January 9, 7 2009, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a), Plaintiffs filed their First Amended Complaint, adding 8 Plaintiff John Doe #1, an individual, and as a representative of the proposed Class of Major 9 Donors. On January 22, 2009, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 15(a)(2), the Court granted Plaintiffs' 10 request to file a Second Amended Complaint, replacing Defendant Eileen Teichert with 11 Defendant Dennis J. Herrera. 12 Plaintiffs filed a Rule 20 Motion to Add Plaintiff National Organization for Marriage 13 California PAC ("NOM-California PAC") concurrently with this stipulation. NOM-California 14 PAC formed on February 6, 2009, as a "general purpose committee." Cal. Gov't Code 82027.5. 15 As set forth in Plaintiffs' Rule 20 Motion to Add Plaintiff National Organization for Marriage 16 California PAC, there are common questions of law and fact making joinder of NOM-California 17 PAC appropriate in this action. If the Court grants Plaintiffs' Rule 20 Motion to Add Plaintiff 18 National Organization for Marriage California PAC, the Second Amended Complaint should be 19 amended to reflect this change. 20 As set forth below, Defendants have consented to the filing of Plaintiffs Third Amended 21 Complaint, attached hereto as Exhibit A. 22 /// 23 /// 24 /// 25 /// 26 /// 27 /// 28 /// S t i p u la t io n to Amend Complaint; O r d e r Regarding the Same 2 1 So Stipulated: 2 Date: May ___, 2009 3 4 5 6 Date: May ___, 2009 7 8 9 10 Date: May ___, 2009 11 12 13 14 Date: May ___, 2009 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 Scott F. Bieniek 27 Attorney for All Plaintiffs 28 S t i p u la t io n to Amend Complaint; O r d e r Regarding the Same ___________________________________________ Zackery P. Morazzini Attorney for Defendants Debra Bowen and Edmund G. Brown, Jr. ___________________________________________ Judy W. Whitehurst Attorney for Defendant Dean C. Logan ___________________________________________ Terence J. Cassidy Attorney for Defendant Jan Scully 3 1 2 Date: May ___, 2009 3 4 5 6 7 Date: May ___, 8 2009 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 S t i p u la t io n to Amend Complaint; O r d e r Regarding the Same ___________________________________________ Mollie M. Lee Attorney for Defendants Dennis J. Herrera and Department of Elections - City and County of San Francisco __________________________________________ Lawrence T. Woodlock Attorney for Defendant Members of the Fair Political Practices Commission IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: May 27, 2009 ________________________________ MORRISON C. ENGLAND, JR. UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 4 1 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I, Scott F. Bieniek, am over the age of 18 years and not a party to the within action. My 3 business address is 1 South Sixth Street, Terre Haute, Indiana 47807. 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 /s/ Scott F. Bieniek 26 Scott F. Bieniek (Ill. State Bar No. 6295901) Counsel for All Plaintiffs 27 28 S t i p u la t io n to Amend Complaint; O r d e r Regarding the Same On May 20, 2009, I electronically filed the foregoing document described as Stipulation to Amend Complaint; [Proposed] Order Regarding the Same, with the Clerk of Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to: Zackery P. Morazzini zackery.morazzini@doj.ca.gov Attorney for Defendants Debra Bowen and Edmund G. Brown, Jr. Judy W. Whitehurst jwhitehurst@counsel.lacounty.gov Attorney for Defendant Dean C. Logan Terence J. Cassidy tcassidy@porterscott.com Attorney for Defendant Jan Scully Mollie M. Lee mollie.lee@sfgov.org Attorney for Defendants Dennis J. Herrera and Department of Elections - City and Count of San Francisco Lawrence T. Woodlock lwoodlock@fppc.ca.gov Attorney for Defendant Members of the Fair Political Practices Commission I declare under the penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of Indiana that the above is true and correct. Executed on May 20, 2009. 5