Windsor v. The United States Of America

Filing 102

Letter addressed to Judge Barbara S. Jones from Roberta A. Kaplan dated 3/07/2012 re: We respectfully write to inform the Court that plaintiff Edie Windsor suffered a heart attack yesterday and was admitted to the cardiac unit at Mount Sinai Hospital. Document filed by Edith Schlain Windsor.(ama)

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PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND. WHARTON & GARRISON LLP 1285 AVENUE OF THE AMERICAS NEW YORK, NEWYORK 10019-6064 UNIT 360 I, FORTUNE PLAZA OFFICE TOWER A NO. 7 DONG SANHUAN ZHONGLU CHAO YANG DISTRICT TELEPHONE 1212) 373-3000 LYNN 6. BAYARO DANIEL J CRAIG A. B BEIJING 10002.0 l 1950-1995) ( 1927-1 950) JOHN F WHARTON ROBERT A. ATKINS DAVID J. BALL JOHN F. BAUGHMAN PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA TELEPHONE (86-10} 5828·6300 LLOYD K. GARRISON (! 946·1991) RANDOLPH E. PAUL (1946·1956) SIMON H. RIFK!ND LOUIS S. WEISS MATTHEW W. ABBOTT Al...l.AN J. ARFFA r 192.7·1977! OKUN D. PARKER P. PARKER* MAR E. PERLMUTTER MARK E POMERANTZ ALDER CASTLE I 0 NOBLE STREET VALERIE E. RADWANER CARLL. REISNER WALTER G. RICCIARDI WALTER RIEMAN RICHARD A. ROSEN ANDREW N. ROSENBERG JACQUELINE P. RUBIN RAPHAEL M. RUSSO JEFFREY 0. SAFERSTEIN JEFFREY B. SAMUELS DALE M. SARRO TERRY E. SCHIMEK KENNETH M. SCHNEIDER ROBERT B, SCHUMER JAMES H. SCHWAB JOHN M. SCOTT STEPHEN J. SHIMSHAK DAVID R SICULAR MOSES SILVERMAN STEVEN SIMKIN JOSEPH J. SIMONS MARILYN SOBEL AU ORA J. SOLOWAY TARUN M. STEWART ERIC ALAN STONE AIDAN SYNNOTT ROBYN F. TARNOFSKY MONICA K. THURMOND DANIEL J. TOAL LONDON EC2V 7JU, U.K. TELEPHONE (44 20J 7367 1600 FUKOKU SEIMEl BUILDING 2·2 UCHISAIWAICHO 2·CHOME CHIYODA-KU, TOKYO 100-0011, JAPAN (212) 373-2037 TELEPHONE (81-3} 3597-810 I TORONTO-DOMINION CENTRE WRITER'S DIRECT E-MAIL ADDRESS 77 KING STREET WEST, SUITE 3\00 P.O, BOX 226 rkaplan@paulweiss.com TORONTO, ONTARlO M5K 1 J3 TELEPHONE (41 6) 504-()520 2001 K STREET, NW WASHINGTON. DC 20006-1047 TELEPHONE t202t LIZA M. VELAZQUEZ 223~7300 MARIA T. VULLO LAWRENCE G. WEE THEODORE V. Wt:LLS, JR BETH A. WILKINSON STEVEN J. WI LAWRENCE I. HlC 500 DELAWARE AVENUE. SUITE 200 POST OFFICE BOX 32 WILMINGTON, DE 19899-()032 TELEPHONE i302t XIAOYU GREG LIU JEFFREY 0. MAR ELL MARCO V MASOTTl EDWIN 5. MAYNARD CATHERINE NYARADY JOHN J. O'NEIL A TELEPHONE 1852l 2846-0300 WRITER'S DIRECT FACSIMILE STEPHEN P. LAMB* JOHN E LANGE DANIEL J. LEFFELL DAVID W. MAYO HONG KONG (212) 373-3086 ALAN W. KORNBERG DANIEL J. KRAMER DAVID K. LAKHDHIR ELIZABETH R. McCOLM MARK F. MENDELSOHN TOBY S. MYERSON JOHN E. NATHAN 12TH FLOOR, HONG KONG CLUB BUILDING 3A CHATER ROAD, CENTRAL WRITER'S DIRECT DIAL NUMBER BRAD 5. KARP JOHN C. KENNEDY 655~4410 *NOT ADMITTED TO THE NEW YORK BAR March 7, 2012 r.:================,. . . . ·--- i ---- ·-""-\ VIA FACSIMILE The Honorable Barbara S. Jones United States District Court Southern District ofNew York 500 Pearl Street New York, NY 10007 Windsor v. United States, 10 Civ. 8435 (BSJ) (JCF) Dear Judge Jones: We respectfully write to inform the Court that plaintiffEdie Windsor suffered a heart attack yesterday and was admitted to the cardiac unit at Mount Sinai Hospital. As the Court is aware, Ms. Windsor is 82 years old and has a pre-existing, serious heart condition. Fortunately, Ms. Windsor is stable and is in good spirits. However, because of the risks attendant to the period immediately following a heart attack, it is our understanding that Edie will remain in the hospital while the cardiologists monitor her condition. PAUL, WEISS, RIFKIND, WHARTON & GARRISON LLP 2 The Honorable Barbara S. Jones We write to advise Your Honor of this development in light of our previous communications with the Court regarding Ms. Windsor's health. Respectfully submitted, ~a-~ Roberta A. Kaplan cc (via email): Paul D. Clement, Esq. H. Christopher Bartolomucci, Esq. James D. Esseks, Esq. Jean Lin, Esq.