Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 407

MOTION to Quash Subpoena and for Protective Order filed by Miles McPherson. Motion Hearing set for 1/14/2010 10:00 AM in Courtroom 6, 17th Floor, San Francisco. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit Declaration of Miles McPherson in Support of Motion to Quash Subpoena, # 2 Supplement Memorandum of Law in Support of Miles McPherson's Motion to Quash Subpoena and for Protective Order, # 3 Affidavit Declaration of Brian R. Chavez-Ochoa in Support of Motion to Shorten Time, # 4 Proposed Order [Proposed] Order - Motion of Miles McPherson to Quash Subpoena to Appear and Testify and for Protective Order)(Chavez-Ochoa, Brian) (Filed on 1/11/2010)

Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al Doc. 407 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document407 Filed01/11/10 Page1 of 4 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 BRIAN R. CHAVEZ-OCHOA CALIFORNIA STATE BAR # 190289 CHAVEZ-OCHOA LAW OFFICES, INC. 4 JEAN STREET, SUITE 4 VALLEY SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA 95252 (209) 772-3013, FAX (209) 772-3090 VINCENT P. MCCARTHY, SR. COUNSEL CONNECTICUT STATE BAR # 100195 AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE, NE 11 W. CHESTNUT HILL ROAD LITCHFIELD, CT 06759 (860) 567-9485, FAX (860) 567-9513 *Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice Pending* Attorneys for Non-Party Dr. Jim Garlow and Non-Party Pastor Miles McPherson UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ) ) ) ) and ) ) CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN ) FRANCISCO, ) Plaintiff-Intervenor, ) ) vs. ) ) ) ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, et al., ) Defendants ) ) and ) PROPOSITION 8 OFFICIAL PROPONENTS ) ) DENNISE HOLLINGSWORTH, et al., ) Defendant ­Intervenors. ) KRISTEN M. PERRY, et al., Plaintiffs, Case No.: 3:09-cv-02292 MILES MCPHERSON'S MOTION TO QUASH SUBPOENA AND FOR PROTECTIVE ORDER Trial Date: January 11, 2010 For the reasons stated in the accompanying Memorandum of Law, Movant, Miles McPherson, by counsel, respectfully requests this Court to quash the subpoena dated December 28, 2009 that he was issued by counsel for the Plaintiffs to appear and testify on January 11, 2010 at trial in this case. Non-Party witness furthermore requests an Order of this Court limiting 1 09-CV-2292 VRW McPherson Motion to Quash Subpoena Dockets.Justia.com Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document407 Filed01/11/10 Page2 of 4 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 the questions that may be asked of him in the event that this court fails to grant the requested Motion to Quash. He requests that no questions be permitted by the court regarding his personal beliefs regarding traditional marriage or same-sex marriage or any questions regarding his activities in furtherance of associations with others or individual actions taken by him supporting his beliefs regarding traditional or same-sex marriage. This would include sermons, speeches, comments to his parishioners or others, writings by him, and any other speech or actions taken by him alone or with others promoting traditional marriage and opposing same-sex marriage. As stated in his affidavit this witness had nothing to do with the drafting of Proposition 8 in any manner whatsoever and his only association with Proposition 8 is in his speech supporting traditional marriage and therefore Proposition 8 and opposing same-sex marriage, all of which-witness asserts--are protected First Amendment activities. Respectfully submitted, /S/ Brian R. Chavez-Ochoa Brian R. Chavez-Ochoa CHAVEZ-OCHOA LAW OFFICES, INC. Attorney for Non-Party Dr. Jim Garlow and Non-Party Pastor Miles McPherson 4 Jean Street, Suite 4 Valley Springs, CA 95252 (209) 772-3013 Vincent P. McCarthy, Sr. Counsel Connecticut State Bar # 100195 AMERICAN CENTER FOR LAW AND JUSTICE, NE 11 W. Chestnut Hill Road Litchfield, CT 06759 (860) 567-9485 *Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice Pending* /// /// /// /// 2 09-CV-2292 VRW McPherson Motion to Quash Subpoena Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document407 Filed01/11/10 Page3 of 4 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 (Signature of Following Page) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of Miles McPherson's Motion to Quash Subpoena and for Protective Order was served on all parties required to be served this 11th day of January, 2010, by the following methods and addressed as follows: By ELECTRONIC SERVICE: Elizabeth O. Gill Alan Lawrence Schlosser Kevin Trent Snider Jennifer Lynn Monk Robert Henry Tyler Gordon Bruce Burns Tamar Pachter Rena M. Lindevaldsen Mary Elizabeth McAlister Jesse Panucio Eric Brianna Bernstein Danny Yeh Chou Ronald P. Flynn Christine Van Aken David E. Bunim James J. Brosnahan Tobias Barrington Wolff James A. Campbell Timothy D. Chandler Charles J. Cooper Jordan W. Lorence Howard C. Neilson, Jr. Austin R. Nimocks Peter A. Patterson Andrew Perry Pugno Brian E. Raum David H. Thompson Kenneth C. Mennemieier Andrew Walter Stroud Richard J. Bettan David Boies /// /// Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr. Ethan D. Dettmer Christopher Dean Dusseault Jeremy Michael Goldman Theane Evengelis Kapur Matthew Dempsey McGill Enrique Antonio Monagas Theodore B. Olson Sarah Elizabeth Piepmeier Josh Schiller Amir Cameron Tayrani Theodore Hideyuki Uno Tara Lynn Borelli Matthew Albert Coles Jon Warren Davison James Dixon Esseks Shannon Minter Jennifer Carol Pizer Alan Lawrence Schlosser Christopher Francis Stoll Ilona Margaret Turner Charles Salvatore LiMandri Judy Whitehurst Thomas R. Burke Claude Franklin Kolm Manuel Francisco Martinez Rosanne C. Baxter Michael W. Kirk Eric Grant Terry Lee Thompson Patrick John Gorman 3 09-CV-2292 VRW McPherson Motion to Quash Subpoena Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document407 Filed01/11/10 Page4 of 4 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 Respectfully submitted, Signed at Valley Springs, California on January 11, 2010. /S/ Brian R. Chavez-Ochoa Brian R. Chavez-Ochoa CHAVEZ-OCHOA LAW OFFICES, INC. Attorney for Non-Party Dr. Jim Garlow and Non-Party Pastor Miles McPherson 4 Jean Street, Suite 4 Valley Springs, CA 95252 (209) 772-3013 4 09-CV-2292 VRW McPherson Motion to Quash Subpoena