Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 471

Declaration of Rebecca Justice Lazarus in Support of 470 Memorandum in Opposition filed byKristin M. Perry. (Related document(s) 470 ) (Dettmer, Ethan) (Filed on 1/15/2010)

Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al Doc. 471 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document471 Filed01/15/10 Page1 of 8 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 333 Main Street, Armonk, New York 10504 Telephone: (914) 749-8200, Facsimile: (914) 749-8300 Jeremy M. Goldman, SBN 218888 jgoldman@bsfllp.com Theodore H. Uno, SBN 248603 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 900, Oakland, California 94612 Telephone: (510) 874-1000, Facsimile: (510) 874-1460 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, et al., Plaintiffs, and CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, Plaintiff-Intervenor, v. ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, et al., Defendants, and PROPOSITION 8 OFFICIAL PROPONENTS DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, et al., Defendant-Intervenors. CASE NO. 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF REBECCA JUSTICE LAZARUS IN SUPPORT OF RESPONSE TO PROPONENTS' OBJECTIONS TO DISCOVERY ORDERS OF MAGISTRATE JUDGE SPERO Trial Date: January 11, 2010 Judge: Chief Judge Walker Location: Courtroom 6, 17th Floor 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF REBECCA JUSTICE LAZARUS Dockets.Justia.com Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document471 Filed01/15/10 Page2 of 8 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 I, Rebecca Justice Lazarus, declare as follows: 1. I am an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of California and in the Northern District of California. I am an associate in the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, counsel of record for Plaintiffs Kristin M. Perry, Sandra B. Stier, Paul T. Katami, and Jeffrey J. Zarrillo(collectively, "Plaintiffs") in the above-captioned matter. I have personal knowledge of the facts stated herein and could and would testify competently thereto if called upon to do so. 2. Attached hereto is a true and correct copy of relevant excerpts from the certified transcript of the deposition of Ronald Prentice, taken on December 17, 2009. I declare, under the penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that these facts are true and correct and that this Declaration is executed this 15th day of January 2009 at San Francisco, California. /s/ Rebecca Justice Lazarus 1 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF REBECCA JUSTICE LAZARUS Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document471 Filed01/15/10 Page3 of 8 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 ATTESTATION PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER NO. 45 Pursuant to General Order No. 45 of the Northern District of California, I attest that concurrence in the filing of the document has been obtained from the other signatory to this document. /s/ Ethan D. Dettmer Ethan D. Dettmer 2 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF REBECCA JUSTICE LAZARUS Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document471 Filed01/15/10 Page4 of 8 Page 1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA ---oOo--- KRISTIN M. PERRY, et al., Plaintiffs, vs. Case No. 09-CV-2292 VRW ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, et al., Defendants. _________________________________/ Deposition of RONALD PRENTICE Volume I Thursday, December 17, 2009 REPORTED BY: LESLIE CASTRO, CSR #8876 BONNIE L. WAGNER & ASSOCIATES Court Reporting Services 41 Sutter Street, Suite 1605 San Francisco, California 94104 (415) 982-4849 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document471 Filed01/15/10 Page5 of 8 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document471 Filed01/15/10 Page6 of 8 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document471 Page 270 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 Filed01/15/10 Page7 of 8 69 (Pages 270 to 273) Page 272 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 DEPOSITION OFFICER'S CERTIFICATE STATE OF CALIFORNIA ) Ss. COUNTY OF CONTRA COSTA ) ) ERRATA SHEET PAGE LINE CHANGE ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ ____ ____ _____________________________________ _ I, RONALD PRENTICE, have made the following changes to my deposition taken in the matter of PERRY, ET AL. vs. SCHWARZENEGGER, ET AL. taken on DECEMBER 17, 2009. DATE:______________ ________________________________ RONALD PRENTICE I LESLIE CASTRO, CSR, hereby certify: I am a duly qualified Shorthand Reporter in the State of California, holder of Certificate Number 8876 issued by the Court Reporter's Board of California and which is in full force and effect. (Fed R. Civ. P. 28(a)). I am authorized to administer oaths of affirmations pursuant to California Code of Civil Procedure, Section 2093(b), and prior to being examined, the deponent was first duly sworn by me. (Fed. R. Civ. P. 28(a), 30(f) (1)). I am not a relative or employee or attorney or counsel of any of the parties, nor am I a relative or employee of such attorney or counsel, nor am I financially interested in this action. (Fed. R. Civ. P. 28). I am the deposition officer that stenographically recorded the testimony in the foregoing deposition and the foregoing transcript is a true record Page 271 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 Page 273 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 of the testimony given by the deponent. (Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(f) (1)). Before completion of the deposition, review of the transcript [ ] was [X ] was not requested. If requested, any changes made by the deponent (and provided to the reporter) during the period allowed, are appended hereto. (Fed. R. Civ. P. 30(a)). CERTIFICATION OF WITNESS I, RONALD PRENTICE, hereby declare that I have read the foregoing testimony, and the same is true and a correct transcription of my said testimony except as I have corrected. Dated: 28th of December, 2009. ________________________ Signature _________________________ LESLIE CASTRO, CSR State of California CSR License No. 8876 ________________________ Date BONNIE L. WAGNER & ASSOCIATES (415) 982-4849 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document471 Page 274 BONNIE L. WAGNER & ASSOCIATES COURT REPORTING SERVICE 41 SUTTER STREET, SUITE 1605 SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA 94104 (415) 982-4849 January 4, 2010 Ronald Prentice c/o Nicole J. Moss, Esq. Cooper & Kirk 1523 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 Re: Perry, et al. vs. Schwarzenegger, et al. Dear Mr. Prentice: You are hereby notified that pursuant to the California Code of Civil Procedure Section 2019(E), your deposition is available for your review within 35 days from the date of this letter. If you are represented by an attorney in this matter contact your attorney before contacting this office. Do not ask that we send you the original deposition. State law does not allow us to do so. Yours very truly, Leslie Castro, CSR Bonnie L. Wagner & Associates CC: Original Transcript All Counsel Filed01/15/10 Page8 of 8 70 (Page 274)