Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 625

ORDER by Judge Walker granting 624 Motion to Stay. The court's March 22 order, Doc #623, is STAYED until March 29, 2010 to allow objectors to seek relief in the court of appeals. (vrwlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/23/2010)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 KRISTIN M PERRY, SANDRA B STIER, PAUL T KATAMI and JEFFREY J ZARRILLO, Plaintiffs, CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, Plaintiff-Intervenor, 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 clerkrecorder of the County of Alameda; and DEAN C LOGAN, in his official capacity as registrarrecorder/county clerk for the County of Los Angeles, Defendants, DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, GAIL J KNIGHT, MARTIN F GUTIERREZ, HAKSHING WILLIAM TAM, MARK A JANSSON and PROTECTMARRIAGE.COM YES ON 8, A PROJECT OF CALIOFORNIA RENEWAL, as official proponents of Proposition 8, Defendant-Intervenors. / IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA No C 09-2292 VRW ORDER 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 United States District Court For the Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 The ACLU and Equality California ("objectors") move for a stay of the court's March 22, 2010 order, Doc #623, as they intend to appeal the order or alternatively to seek a writ of mandamus. Doc #624. Objectors state that they intend to seek review on "an Id at 3. As an alternative to a extraordinarily expedited basis." stay pending appeal, objectors move for an interim stay while they seek appellate relief. Id at 7. Having considered the arguments presented by objectors, the court GRANTS the motion for an interim stay. The court's March 22 order, Doc #623, is STAYED until March 29, 2010 to allow objectors to seek relief in the court of appeals. IT IS SO ORDERED. VAUGHN R WALKER United States District Chief Judge 2