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

Filing 75

NOTICE OF JOINDER in opposition to plaintiff's motion for preliminary injunction by Dennis J. Herrera, Department of Elections City and County of San Francisco. Attorney Lee, Mollie Mindes added. (Lee, Mollie) Modified on 1/27/2009 (Reader, L).

ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, a Project of California Renewal et al v. Bowen et al Doc. 75 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 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 representative of the Class of Elected City Attorneys in the State of California; Ross NOTICE OF JOINDER BY DEFENDANTS DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS AND DENNIS J. HERRERA CASE NO. 2:09-CV-00058-MCEDAD Case No. 2:09-CV-00058-MCEDAD NOTICE OF JOINDER BY DEFENDANT DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS - CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO AND DEFENDANT DENNIS J. HERRERA IN STATE DEFENDANTS' OPPOSITION TO PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION Date: Time: Courtroom: Judge: Trial Date: Action Filed: January 29, 2009 11 a.m. 7, 14th Floor Morrison C. England, Jr. None Set January 7, 2009 1 n:\govlit\li2009\090774\00533573.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 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 ("San Francisco Defendants") hereby join in the Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction filed by State Defendants Debra Bowen, Edmund G. Brown, Jr., and members of the Fair Political Practices Commission. San Francisco Defendants join in and adopt State Defendants' Opposition in its entirety, including all arguments and statements of issue or fact contained therein, and all exhibits and Evidentiary Objections incorporated therein, except as to the description in Section I(A) of Plaintiffs' viewpoint as "the promotion of the traditional definition of marriage." Dated: January 22, 2009 DENNIS J. HERRERA City Attorney WAYNE SNODGRASS MOLLIE LEE Deputy City Attorneys By: /s/ MOLLIE LEE Attorneys for Defendants DEFENDANTS CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO AND DENNIS HERRERA NOTICE OF JOINDER BY DEFENDANTS DEPARTMENT OF ELECTIONS AND DENNIS J. HERRERA CASE NO. 2:09-CV-00058-MCEDAD 2 n:\govlit\li2009\090774\00533573.doc