Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 780

Declaration of Enrique A. Monagas in Support of 779 Opposition/Response to Motion filed byPaul T. Katami, Kristin M. Perry, Sandra B. Stier, Jeffrey J. Zarrillo. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I)(Related document(s) 779 ) (Olson, Theodore) (Filed on 5/13/2011)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 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 Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 T: (202) 955-8668 | F: (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 Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071 T: (213) 229-7804 | F: (213) 229-7520 BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLP David Boies, pro hac vice DBOIES@BSFLLP.COM 333 Main St., Armonk, NY 10504 T: (914) 749-8200 | F: (914) 749-8300 Jeremy M. Goldman, SBN 218888 JGOLDMAN@BSFLLP.COM 1999 Harrison St., Ste. 900, Oakland, CA 94612 T: (510) 874-1000 | F: (510) 874-1460 Attorneys for Plaintiffs Kristin M. Perry, Sandra B. Stier, Paul T. Katami, and Jeffrey J. Zarrillo 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA KRISTIN M. PERRY, et al., Plaintiffs, and CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO, Plaintiff-Intervenor, v. EDMUND G. BROWN, JR., et al., Defendants, and PROPOSITION 8 OFFICIAL PROPONENTS DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, et al., Defendant-Intervenors. CASE NO. 09-CV-2292 JW DECLARATION OF ENRIQUE A. MONAGAS IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS’ OPPOSITION TO PROPONENTS’ MOTION TO VACATE JUDGMENT Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 09-CV-2292 JW DECLARATION OF ENRIQUE A. MONAGAS 1 I, Enrique A. Monagas, declare as follows: 2 1. 3 4 5 6 I am an attorney licensed to practice law in the State of California and in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California. I am an associate at 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 (“Plaintiffs”). I make this declaration in support of Plaintiffs’ 7 Opposition to Proponents’ Motion to Vacate Judgment. I have personal knowledge of the facts set 8 forth herein, and if called as a witness, I could and would competently testify hereto. 9 10 11 12 13 14 2. Attached hereto as Exhibit A is a true and correct copy of Chris Geidner, Edward DuMont, Praised by Colleagues as “Brilliant,” Would Be the First Openly Gay Federal Appellate Judge in the Country, Metro Weekly, Apr. 16, 2010, available at http://www.metroweekly.com/news/?ak=5094. 3. Attached hereto as Exhibit B is a true and correct copy of Phillip Matier & Andrew 15 Ross, Judge Being Gay a Nonissue During Prop. 8 Trial, S.F. Chron., Feb. 7, 2010, at C-1, available 16 at http://articles.sfgate.com/2010-02-07/bay-area/17848482_1_same-sex-marriage-sexual- 17 orientation-judge-walker. 18 19 20 21 4. Attached hereto as Exhibit C is a true and correct copy of Margaret Russell, Sexual Orientation Singled Out for Scrutiny, Daily Journal, Mar. 10, 2010. 5. Attached hereto as Exhibit D is a true and correct copy of Maura Dolan, Distilling the 22 Same-Sex Marriage Case, L.A. Times, June 21, 2010, available at 23 http://articles.latimes.com/print/2010/jun/21/local/la-me-prop8-judge-20100621. 24 25 26 6. Attached hereto as Exhibit E is a true and correct copy of Dan Levine, Gay Judge Never Thought to Drop Marriage Case, Reuters, Apr. 6, 2011, available at http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/04/06/us-gaymarriage-judge-idUSTRE7356TA20110406. 27 28 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 1 09-CV-2292 JW DECLARATION OF ENRIQUE A. MONAGAS 1 2 3 4 5 6 7. Attached hereto as Exhibit F is a true and correct copy of Gerard V. Bradley, Why Has Media Ignored Judge’s Possible Bias In California’s Gay Marriage Case?, FoxNews.com, Aug. 4, 2010, available at http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2010/08/04/gerard-bradley-propositionmarriage-sex-california-judge/. 8. Attached hereto as Exhibit G is a true and correct copy of Daniel Carty, 7 Gay Marriage Judge’s Personal Life Debated, Associated Press, Aug. 6, 2010, available at 8 http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2010/08/06/national/main6749127.shtml. 9 10 11 12 13 14 9. Attached hereto as Exhibit H is a true and correct copy of Lisa Leff, Experts: Judge’s Sexual Orientation Is Non-Issue, Associated Press, Apr. 26, 2011, available at http://hosted2.ap.org/APDEFAULT/386c25518f464186bf7a2ac026580ce7/Article_2011-04-26-USGay-Marriage-Trial/id-fca28159484744cca73efbadede72f97. 10. Attached hereto as Exhibit I is a true and correct copy of Ashby Jones, Prop. 8 Judge 15 Is Reportedly Gay: What to Make of That?, Wall St. J., Feb. 8, 2010, available at 16 http://blogs.wsj.com/law/2010/02/08/prop-8-judge-is-reportedly-gay-what-to-make-of-that/. 17 18 19 20 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 13th day of May, 2011, at Palm Springs, California. 21 /s/ Enrique A. Monagas Enrique A. Monagas 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP 2 09-CV-2292 JW DECLARATION OF ENRIQUE A. MONAGAS ATTESTATION PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER NO. 45 1 2 Pursuant to General Order No. 45 of the Northern District of California, I attest that 3 concurrence in the filing of the document has been obtained from each of the other signatories to 4 this document. 5 6 By: /s/ Theodore B. Olson Theodore B. Olson 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 3 09-CV-2292 JW DECLARATION OF ENRIQUE A. MONAGAS