Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 475

MOTION to Seal Declaration of Ronald Prentice (Jan. 16, 2010) filed by Martin F. Gutierrez, Dennis Hollingsworth, Mark A. Jansson, Gail J. Knight, ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, A Project of California Renewal. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Proposed Order)(Cooper, Charles) (Filed on 1/18/2010)

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Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al Doc. 475 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document475 Filed01/18/10 Page1 of 3 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 COOPER AND KIRK, PLLC Charles J. Cooper (DC Bar No. 248070)* ccooper@cooperkirk.com David H. Thompson (DC Bar No. 450503)* dthompson@cooperkirk.com Howard C. Nielson, Jr. (DC Bar No. 473018)* hnielson@cooperkirk.com Nicole J. Moss (DC Bar No. 472424)* nmoss@cooperkirk.com Peter A. Patterson (Ohio Bar No. 0080840)* ppatterson@cooperkirk.com 1523 New Hampshire Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 Telephone: (202) 220-9600, Facsimile: (202) 220-9601 LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW P. PUGNO Andrew P. Pugno (CA Bar No. 206587) andrew@pugnolaw.com 101 Parkshore Drive, Suite 100, Folsom, California 95630 Telephone: (916) 608-3065, Facsimile: (916) 608-3066 ALLIANCE DEFENSE FUND Brian W. Raum (NY Bar No. 2856102)* braum@telladf.org James A. Campbell (OH Bar No. 0081501)* jcampbell@telladf.org 15100 North 90th Street, Scottsdale, Arizona 85260 Telephone: (480) 444-0020, Facsimile: (480) 444-0028 ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANT-INTERVENORS DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, GAIL J. KNIGHT, MARTIN F. GUTIERREZ, MARK A. JANSSON, and PROTECTMARRIAGE.COM YES ON 8, A PROJECT OF CALIFORNIA RENEWAL * Admitted pro hac vice 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, CASE NO. 09-CV-2292 VRW Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero DEFENDANT-INTERVENORS' DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, GAIL J. KNIGHT, MARTIN F. GUTIERREZ, MARK A. JANSSON, AND PROTECTMARRIAGE.COM'S ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION FOR SEALING ORDER PURSUANT TO LOCAL RULES 7-11 AND 79-5(C) 1 DEFENDANT-INTERVENORS' ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SEAL PORTIONS OF DECLARATION OF RONALD PRENTICE CASE NO. 09-CV-2292 VRW Dockets.Justia.com Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document475 Filed01/18/10 Page2 of 3 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 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, and PROPOSITION 8 OFFICIAL PROPONENTS DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, GAIL J. KNIGHT, MARTIN F. GUTIERREZ, HAKSHING WILLIAM TAM, and MARK A. JANSSON; and PROTECTMARRIAGE.COM YES ON 8, A PROJECT OF CALIFORNIA RENEWAL, Defendant-Intervenors. Additional Counsel for Defendant-Intervenors ALLIANCE DEFENSE FUND Timothy Chandler (CA Bar No. 234325) tchandler@telladf.org 101 Parkshore Drive, Suite 100, Folsom, California 95630 Telephone: (916) 932-2850, Facsimile: (916) 932-2851 Jordan W. Lorence (DC Bar No. 385022)* jlorence@telladf.org Austin R. Nimocks (TX Bar No. 24002695)* animocks@telladf.org 801 G Street NW, Suite 509, Washington, D.C. 20001 Telephone: (202) 393-8690, Facsimile: (202) 347-3622 * Admitted pro hac vice 2 DEFENDANT-INTERVENORS' ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SEAL PORTIONS OF DECLARATION OF RONALD PRENTICE CASE NO. 09-CV-2292 VRW Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document475 Filed01/18/10 Page3 of 3 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 NOTICE OF MOTION AND MOTION Pursuant to Northern District of California Civil Local Rules 7-11 and 79-5(c), DefendantIntervenors Dennis Hollingsworth, Gail Knight, Martin Gutierrez, Mark Jansson, and Protectmarriage.com ("Proponents") hereby move for an administrative order sealing portions of the Declaration of Ronald Prentice (dated January 16, 2010). At a hearing before Magistrate Judge Spero on January 6, 2010, the Court ruled that Proponents may submit under seal for in camera review a declaration relating to the "core group" of persons engaged in the formulation of campaign strategy and messages for ProtectMarriage.com. See Hr'g of Jan. 6, 2010, Tr. 108:2-4. Proponents submitted such a declaration and the Court ordered that portions of that declaration sealed. On January 18, 2010, Proponents filed a motion to amend the Court's order defining the "core group." In support of that motion, and as soon as the Clerk of the Court is open to receive such a filing, Proponents will submit two copies of the declaration of Ronald Prentice (dated January 16, 2010) to the Court in a sealed envelope. See N.D. Cal. L.R. 795(c)(3)-(4); Declaration of Jesse Panuccio (Jan. 18, 2010). Proponents also filed on the electronic docket a copy of the declaration that redacts one name and excludes the exhibit to the declaration. See N.D. Cal. L.R. 79-5(c)(5). Proponents respectfully request that the Court enter an order sealing the (i) portion of the declaration of Ronald Prentice (dated Jan. 16, 2010) that is redacted and (ii) the exhibit to the declaration. Dated: January 18, 2010 COOPER AND KIRK, PLLC ATTORNEYS FOR DEFENDANTS-INTERVENORS DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, GAIL J. KNIGHT, MARTIN F. GUTIERREZ, MARK A. JANSSON, and PROTECTMARRIAGE.COM YES ON 8, A PROJECT OF CALIFORNIA RENEWAL By: /s/Charles J. Cooper Charles J. Cooper 3 DEFENDANT-INTERVENORS' ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SEAL PORTIONS OF DECLARATION OF RONALD PRENTICE CASE NO. 09-CV-2292 VRW