Cambridge University Press et al v. Patton et al

Filing 308

Motion to Bring Audio/Visual/Electronic Equipment in the Courtroom by J. L. Albert, Mark P. Becker, Kenneth R. Bernard, Jr, James A. Bishop, Hugh A. Carter, Jr, William H. Cleveland, Frederick E. Cooper, Larry R. Ellis, Rutledge A. Griffin, Jr, Robert F. Hatcher, Ronald Henry, C. Thomas Hopkins, Jr, Charlene Hurt, Felton Jenkins, W. Mansfield Jennings, Jr, James R. Jolly, Donald M. Leebern, Jr, Eldridge McMillan, William NeSmith, Jr, Risa Palm, Carl V. Patton, Doreen Stiles Poitevint, Willis J. Potts, Jr, Neil L. Pruitt, Jr, Wanda Yancey Rodwell, Nancy Seamans, Kessel Stelling, Jr, Benjamin J. Tarbutton, III, Richard L. Tucker, Allan Vigil, Larry Walker, Philip A. Wilheit, Sr. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Schaetzel, Stephen)

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA ATLANTA DIVISION CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, et al., Plaintiffs, Civil Action No. 1:08-CV-1425-ODE -vMARK P. BECKER, in his official capacity as President of Georgia State University, et al., Defendants. MOTION FOR ORDER ALLOWING DEFENDANTS TO BRING CERTAIN MULTIMEDIA EQUIPMENT TO COURT DURING TRIAL Defendants respectfully submit this Motion for an Order allowing them to use a multimedia presentation during the trial of this case to be held beginning Monday, May 16, 2011. As grounds for this motion Defendants state that, in order to facilitate the presentation of evidence during trial, Defendants would like to make use of laptop computers that will allow them to display materials through the use of the projector and projection screen in the courtroom. Defendants therefore respectfully move this Court for an Order: 1) allowing Defendants to publish materials through a projection system during trial beginning May 16, 2011; and 2) granting counsel for Defendants permission to bring laptop computers and related equipment into the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Judge Orinda D. Evans’s Courtroom, on Monday, May 16, 2011, and to leave the building with the equipment at the conclusion of the trial. A Proposed Order is attached to this Motion as Exhibit A. Respectfully submitted, this 12th day of May, 2011. SAMUEL S. OLENS Georgia Bar No. 551540 Attorney General R. O. LERER Georgia Bar No. 446962 Deputy Attorney General DENISE E. WHITING-PACK Georgia Bar No. 558559 Senior Assistant Attorney General MARY JO VOLKERT Georgia Bar No. 728755 Assistant Attorney General /s/ Stephen M. Schaetzel Stephen M. Schaetzel Georgia Bar No. 628653 John W. Harbin Georgia Bar No. 324130 Mary Katherine Bates 2 Georgia Bar No. 384250 KING & SPALDING LLP 1180 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30309 Telephone: (404) 572-4600 Facsimile: (404) 572-5100 Email: sschaetzel@kslaw.com Anthony B. Askew Special Assistant Attorney General Georgia Bar No. 025300 McKeon, Meunier, Carlin & Curfman, LLC 817 W. Peachtree Street NW, Suite 900 Atlanta, GA 30308 Phone: 404-645-7709 Fax: 404-645-7707 taskew@m2IPlaw.com Katrina M. Quicker Georgia Bar No. 590859 BALLARD SPAHR LLP 999 Peachtree Street, Suite 1000 Atlanta, GA 30309-3915 Telephone: (678) 420-9300 Facsimile: (678) 420-9301 Email: quickerk@ballardspahr.com Attorneys for Defendants 3 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA ATLANTA DIVISION CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS, et al, Plaintiffs, Civil Action No. 1:08-CV-1425-ODE -vs.MARK P. BECKER, in his official capacity as Georgia State University President, et al., Defendants. CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned hereby certifies that on this 12th day of May, 2011, I have electronically filed the foregoing MOTION FOR ORDER ALLOWING DEFENDANTS TO BRING CERTAIN MULTIMEDIA EQUIPMENT TO COURT FOR TRIAL with the Clerk of the Court using the CM/ECF system, which will automatically send e-mail notification of such filing to the following attorneys of record: Edward B. Krugman krugman@bmelaw.com Georgia Bar No. 429927 Corey F. Hirokawa hirokawa@bmelaw.com Georgia Bar No. 357087 John H. Rains IV rains@bmelaw.com Georgia Bar No. 556052 R. Bruce Rich Jonathan Bloom Randi Singer Todd D. Larson WEIL, GOTSHAL & MANGES LLP 767 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10153 Telephone: (212) 310-8000 Facsimile: (212) 310-8007 BONDURANT, MIXSON & ELMORE, LLP 1201 West Peachtree Street N.W. Suite 3900 Atlanta, GA 30309 Telephone: (404) 881-4100 Facsimile: (404) 881-4111 /s/ Stephen M. Schaetzel Stephen M. Schaetzel Georgia Bar No. 628653 KING & SPALDING LLP 1180 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30309 Telephone: (404) 572-4600 Facsimile: (404) 572-5100 Email: sschaetzel@kslaw.com