Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 196

STIPULATION AND ORDER REGARDING DISCOVERY OF EXPERT WITNESSES re doc 190 filed by Sandra B. Stier, Jeffrey J. Zarrillo, Paul T. Katami, Kristin M. Perry. Signed by Chief Judge Vaughn R Walker on 9/22/2009. (cgk, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/22/2009)

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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 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP Theodore B. Olson, SBN 38137 tolson@gibsondunn.com Matthew D. McGill, pro hac vice Amir C. Tayrani, SBN 229609 1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 Telephone: (202) 955-8668, Facsimile: (202) 467-0539 Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., SBN 132009 tboutrous@gibsondunn.com Christopher D. Dusseault, SBN 177557 Ethan D. Dettmer, SBN 196046 Sarah E. Piepmeier, SBN 227094 Theane Evangelis Kapur, SBN 243570 Enrique A. Monagas, SBN 239087 333 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90071 Telephone: (213) 229-7804, Facsimile: (213) 229-7520 BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP David Boies, pro hac vice dboies@bsfllp.com Theodore H. Uno, SBN 248603 333 Main Street, Armonk, New York 10504 Telephone: (914) 749-8200, Facsimile: (914) 749-8300 Attorneys for Plaintiffs KRISTIN M. PERRY, SANDRA B. STIER, PAUL T. KATAMI, and JEFFREY J. ZARRILLO UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA KRISTIN M. PERRY, SANDRA B. STIER, PAUL T. KATAMI, and JEFFREY J. ZARRILLO, Plaintiffs, v. ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, in his official capacity as Governor of California; EDMUND G. BROWN, JR., in his official capacity as Attorney General of California; MARK B. HORTON, in his official capacity as Director of the California Department of Public Health and State Registrar of Vital Statistics; LINETTE SCOTT, in her official capacity as Deputy Director of Health Information & Strategic Planning for the California Department of Public Health; PATRICK O'CONNELL, in his official capacity as Clerk-Recorder for the County of Alameda; and DEAN C. LOGAN, in his official capacity as Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk for the County of Los Angeles, Defendants. 09-CV-2292 VRW STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING DISCOVERY OF EXPERT WITNESSES CASE NO. 09-CV-2292 VRW STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING DISCOVERY OF EXPERT WITNESSES 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 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP Plaintiffs Kristin M. Perry, Sandra B. Stier, Paul T. Katami, and Jeffrey J. Zarrillo ("Plaintiffs"), Plaintiff-Intervenor City and County of San Francisco ("Plaintiff-Intervenor"), Defendant-Intervenors Proposition 8 Official Proponents Dennis Hollingsworth, Gail J. Knight, Martin F. Gutierrez, Hak-Shing William Tam, and Mark A. Jansson; and ProtectMarriage.com Yes on 8, A Project of California Renewal ("Defendant-Intervenors"), and Defendants Arnold Schwarzenegger, Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Mark B. Horton, Linette Scott, Patrick O'Connell, and Dean C. Logan ("Defendants") (collectively the "Parties"), through their respective counsel of record, hereby stipulate to the following regarding the scope of discovery concerning expert witnesses in this matter: 1. The Parties stipulate and agree that no Party is entitled to discover the contents of communications that involve counsel for any Party and any retained expert or outside consultant, whether such expert or outside consultant is serving as a testifying or non-testifying expert; 2. Further, the Parties stipulate and agree that no Party is entitled to discover the contents of drafts of expert witness disclosures or reports prepared in relation to Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Rule 26(a)(2); 3. Nothing in this stipulation limits in any way the right of either party to discover and examine the basis for a testifying expert's opinion or conclusion, the data or other information considered by the Outside Consultant in forming the opinion or conclusion, and any other information subject to discovery under Rule 26(a)(2); and 4. This Stipulation may be signed in counterparts and facsimile signatures are deemed originals for all purposes. /// /// /// 1 09-CV-2292 VRW STIPULATION AND [PROPOSED] ORDER REGARDING DISCOVERY OF EXPERT WITNESSES 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 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP DATED: September 16, 2009 GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP By: and /s/ Christopher D. Dusseaul