NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MARRIAGE et al v. MCKEE et al

Filing 189

ORDER AFFIRMING THE RECOMMENDED DECISION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE denying 167 Motion to Stay; adopting Report and Recommended Decision re 174 Report and Recommendations. By JUDGE GEORGE Z. SINGAL. (mnw)

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N A T I O N A L O R G A N I Z A T I O N F O R M A R R I D A G o c E UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT DISTRICT OF MAINE NATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR MARRIAGE, et al., Plaintiffs, v. WALTER F. McKEE, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil No. 09-538-B-H ORDER AFFIRMING THE RECOMMENDED DECISION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE On August 24, 2010, the United States Magistrate Judge filed his Recommended Decision (Docket # 174) on Plaintiff's Motion for Stay Pending Appeal (Docket # 167). Plaintiff filed its Objection to the Recommended Decision (Docket # 175) on August 27, 2010. Defendants filed their Response to Plaintiff's Objection (Docket # 188) on August 31, 2010. I have reviewed and considered the Magistrate Judge's Recommended Decision, together with the entire record; I have made a de novo determination of all matters adjudicated by the Magistrate Judge's Recommended Decision; and I concur with the recommendations of the United States Magistrate Judge for the reasons set forth in his Recommended Decision, and determine that no further proceeding is necessary. 1. 2. It is therefore ORDERED that the Recommended Decision of the Magistrate Judge (Docket # 174) is hereby AFFIRMED. It is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiff's Motion for Stay Pending Appeal (Docket # 167) is DENIED. D o c k e t 3. The parties are hereby ORDERED to re-file the stipulated trial record, properly redacted in accordance with Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 5.2, with the Clerk of Court in paper form no later than September 14, 2010. SO ORDERED. /s/ George Z. Singal United States District Judge Dated this 31st day of August, 2010.