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

Filing 196

STATEMENT of NON-OPPOSITION by Dennis J. Herrera, Department of Elections - City and County of San Francisco to 108 MOTION to CERTIFY CLASS. Attorney Shen, Andrew N added. (Shen, Andrew)

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ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, a Project of California Renewal et al v. Bowen et al Doc. 196 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DENNIS J. HERRERA, SB# 139669 City Attorney WAYNE SNODGRASS, SB# 148137 ANDREW SHEN, SB# 232499 MOLLIE LEE, SB# 251404 Deputy City Attorneys One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place City Hall, Room 234 San Francisco, California 94102-4682 Telephone: (415) 554-4705 Facsimile: (415) 554-4745 E-Mail: mollie.lee@sfgov.org Attorneys for Defendants Department of Elections - City and County of San Francisco and Dennis J. Herrera, City Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SACRAMENTO DIVISION ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, a Project of California Renewal; National Organization for Marriage California - Yes on 8, Sponsored by National Organization for Marriage, John Doe #1, an individual, and as a representative of the Class of Major Donors, Plaintiffs, vs. Debra Bowen, Secretary of State for the State of California, in her official capacity; Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General for the State of California, in his official capacity; Dean C. Logan, Registrar-Recorder of Los Angeles County, California, in his official capacity; Department of Elections - City and County of San Francisco; Jan Scully, District Attorney for Sacramento County, California, in her official capacity and as a representative of the Class of District Attorneys in the State of California; Dennis J. Herrera, City Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco, California, in his official capacity and as a DEFENDANTS DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS AND DENNIS J. HERRERA'S STATEMENT OF NON-OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR CERTIFICATION OF CLASS ACTION CASE NO. 2:09-CV-00058-MCE-DAD Case No. 2:09-CV-00058-MCE-DAD DEFENDANTS DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO AND DENNIS J. HERRERA'S STATEMENT OF NON-OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR CERTIFICATION OF CLASS ACTION 1 n:\govlit\li2009\090774\00571265.doc Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 representative of the Class of Elected City Attorneys in the State of California; Ross Johnson, Timothy Hodson, Eugene Huguenin, Jr., Robert Leidigh, and Ray Remy, members of the California Fair Political Practices Commission, in their official capacities, Defendants. Defendants Department of Elections City and County of San Francisco and Dennis J. Herrera, City Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco, in his official capacity (collectively "San Francisco Defendants") take no position on Plaintiffs' Motion for Certification of Class Action. The San Francisco Defendants therefore file this Statement of Non-Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Certification of Class Action. Dated: July 27, 2009 DENNIS J. HERRERA City Attorney WAYNE SNODGRASS ANDREW SHEN MOLLIE LEE Deputy City Attorneys By: /s/ Andrew Shen ANDREW SHEN Attorneys for Defendants DEFENDANTS CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO AND DENNIS HERRERA DEFENDANTS DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS AND DENNIS J. HERRERA'S STATEMENT OF NON-OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR CERTIFICATION OF CLASS ACTION CASE NO. 2:09-CV-00058-MCE-DAD 2 n:\govlit\li2009\090774\00571265.doc