Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 480

Declaration of Rebecca Justice Lazarus in Support of 479 MOTION for Discovery (REDACTED Motion for Leave to Reopen the Deposition of Ronald Prentice in His Personal Capacity and as the Rule 30(b)(6) Representative for ProtectMarriage.com) MOTION for Discovery (REDACTED Motion for Leave to Reopen the Deposition of Ronald Prentice in His Personal Capacity and as the Rule 30(b)(6) Representative for ProtectMarriage.com) (Public Version, Redacted Documents Not Included) filed byPaul T. Katami, Kristin M. Perry, Sandra B. Stier, Jeffrey J. Zarrillo. (Related document(s) 479 ) (Dettmer, Ethan) (Filed on 1/19/2010)

Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al Doc. 480 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page1 of 56 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 PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR LEAVE TO REOPEN THE DEPOSITION OF RONALD PRENTICE IN HIS PERSONAL CAPACITY AND AS THE RULE 30(b)(6) REPRESENTATIVE FOR PROTECTMARRIAGE.COM Trial Date: January 11, 2010 Judge: Chief Judge Walker Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero Location: Courtroom 6, 17th Floor 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF REBECCA JUSTICE LAZARUS IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SEAL DOCUMENTS PURSUANT TO CIVIL LOCAL RULES 7-11 AND 79-5(D) Dockets.Justia.com Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page2 of 56 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 in the above-captioned matter. I make this declaration in support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Leave to Reopen the Deposition of Ronald Prentice in His Personal Capacity and as the Rule 30(b)(6) Representative for ProtectMarriage.com. The information below is stated on personal knowledge and if called as a witness, I could and would testify competently thereto. 2. Attached hereto as Exhibit A is a true and correct copy of relevant excerpts of Volume I of the Deposition of Ronald Prentice, taken December 17, 2009. 3. Attached hereto as Exhibit B is a true and correct copy of relevant excerpts of Volume II of the Deposition of Ronald Prentice, taken December 18, 2009. 4. On January 10, 2010, Proponents produced approximately 1,400 pages of documents to Plaintiffs. On January 13, Proponents produced 5,007 pages of documents on behalf of Dr. Tam's counsel. On January 14, Proponents produced 5,741 pages of documents in three separate productions. On January 15, Proponents produced 1,255 pages of documents. On January 16 beginning at approximately 11:22 p.m. and continuing over the next twelve hours, counsel for Proponents notified counsel for Plaintiffs that it had produced over 9,000 pages of documents on behalf of themselves and Dr. Tam. On January 13, Proponents produced approximately 2,600 pages of documents on behalf of themselves and approximately 5,000 pages on behalf of Dr. Tam's counsel. 5. rolling basis. 6. Since Friday, January 15, Plaintiffs' team of approximately eight lawyers spent a Plaintiffs' counsel diligently reviewed these documents produced by Proponents on a substantial portion of the weekend reviewing over 15,000 pages of documents produced since January 14. 7. To date, Plaintiffs' counsel has identified approximately 398 documents of interest from these productions that mention Mr. Prentice. 2 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF REBECCA JUSTICE LAZARUS IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SEAL DOCUMENTS PURSUANT TO CIVIL LOCAL RULES 7-11 AND 79-5(D) Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page3 of 56 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 8. Plaintiffs are in the process of selecting approximately 25 documents from this universe that merit additional deposition questioning of Mr. Prentice. 9. Attached hereto as Exhibit C is a true and correct copy of a document bates numbered DEFINT_PM_025241-025242, produced by Defendant-Intervenors between January 10 and January 17, 2010. 10. Attached hereto as Exhibit D is a true and correct copy of a document bates numbered DEFINT_PM_005385-005399, produced by Defendant-Intervenors between January 10 and January 17, 2010. 11. Attached hereto as Exhibit E is a true and correct copy of a document bates numbered 00172, produced by third party Doug Swardstrom on January 9, 2010. 12. Attached hereto as Exhibit F is a true and correct copy of a document bates numbered DEFINT_PM_013429, produced by Defendant-Intervenors between January 10 and January 17, 2010. 13. Attached hereto as Exhibit G is a true and correct copy of a document bates numbered 0076, produced by third party Doug Swardstrom on January 9, 2010. 14. Attached hereto as Exhibit H is a true and correct copy of a document bates numbered DEFINT_PM_005745-005746, produced by Defendant-Intervenors between January 10 and January 17, 2010. I declare, under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States, that these facts are true and correct and that this Declaration is executed this 19th day of January, 2010, at San Francisco, California. /s/ Rebecca Justice Lazarus Rebecca Justice Lazarus 3 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF REBECCA JUSTICE LAZARUS IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SEAL DOCUMENTS PURSUANT TO CIVIL LOCAL RULES 7-11 AND 79-5(D) Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page4 of 56 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 each of the other signatories to this document. /s/ Ethan Dettmer Ethan Dettmer 4 09-CV-2292 VRW DECLARATION OF REBECCA JUSTICE LAZARUS IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION TO SEAL DOCUMENTS PURSUANT TO CIVIL LOCAL RULES 7-11 AND 79-5(D) Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page5 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page6 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page7 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page8 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page9 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page10 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page11 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page12 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page13 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page14 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page15 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page16 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page17 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page18 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page19 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page20 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page21 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page22 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page23 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page24 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page25 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page26 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page27 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page28 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page29 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page30 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page31 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page32 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page33 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page34 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page35 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page36 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page37 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page38 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page39 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page40 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page41 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page42 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page43 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page44 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page45 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page46 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page47 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page48 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page49 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page50 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page51 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page52 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page53 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page54 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page55 of 56 Case3:09-cv-02292-VRW Document480 Filed01/19/10 Page56 of 56