Kristin Perry, et al v. Dennis Hollingsworth, et al

Filing 22

Filed (ECF) Appellants Martin F. Gutierrez, Dennis Hollingsworth, Mark A. Jansson, Gail J. Knight, ProtectMarriage.com - Yes on 8, A Project of California Renewal and Hak-Shing William Tam reply to response (Response to Motion (ECF Filing) ). Date of service: 11/23/2009. [7140778] (CJC)

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Kristin Perry, et al v. Dennis Hollingsworth, et al Doc. 22 Att. 1 NOS. 09-17241, 09-17551 UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT KRISTIN M. PERRY, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, et al. Defendant-Intervenors-Appellants. Appeal from United States District Court for the Northern District of California Civil Case No. 09-CV-2292 VRW (Honorable Vaughn R. Walker) DECLARATION OF NICOLE JO MOSS Andrew P. Pugno LAW OFFICES OF ANDREW P. PUGNO 101 Parkshore Drive, Suite 100 Folsom, California 95630 (916) 608-3065; (916) 608-3066 Fax Brian W. Raum James A. Campbell ALLIANCE DEFENSE FUND 15100 North 90th Street Scottsdale, Arizona 85260 (480) 444-0020; (480) 444-0028 Fax Charles J. Cooper David H. Thompson Howard C. Nielson, Jr. Nicole J. Moss Jesse Panuccio Peter A. Patterson COOPER AND KIRK, PLLC 1523 New Hampshire Ave., N.W. Washington, D.C. 20036 (202) 220-9600; (202) 220-9601 Fax Attorneys for Appellants/Petitioners Dockets.Justia.com I, Nicole Jo Moss, declare as follows: 1. I am Of Counsel at the law firm of Cooper & Kirk, PLLC, and I am one of the attorneys for Appellant/Petitioners Dennis Hollingsworth, Gail J. Knight, Martin F. Gutierrez, Hak-Shing William Tam, Mark A. Jannson, and ProtectMarriage.com Yes on 8, A Project of California Renewal. I make this declaration in support of Appellants' Reply in Support of (1) Motion for Stay and (2) Brief in Response to Order to Show Cause, submitted pursuant to an Order of this Court dated November 20, 2009. I have personal knowledge of the facts set forth herein. 2. After the district court entered its November 11order, counsel for Plaintiffs, Ethan Dettmer, within hours of that order being entered, sent the attached email demanding among other things that Defendant-Intervenors "produce immediately those documents submitted to the Court in camera and identified by the Court as responsive and non-privileged." A true and correct copy of this email is attached hereto as Exhibit A. 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 23rd day of November 2009 at North Carolina. /s/ Nicole J. Moss Nicole J. Moss -1- Exhibit A From: To: cc: Subject: Date: Dettmer, Ethan D. Nicole Moss; Dusseault, Christopher D.; Monagas, Enrique A.; Jesse Panuccio; David Thompson; RE: Deposition Scheduling Thursday, November 12, 2009 10:08:23 AM Dear Nicole: Based on the order issued last night, I am writing with three requests: 1) Please produce immediately those documents submitted to the Court in camera and identified by the Court as responsive and non-privileged. I am sure that these specific documents can be produced within minutes or hours, so given the press of time, please produce these documents today. 2) With respect to the remaining documents in the same categories, please let me know when you will produce these. I trust, given the Court's narrowing of the responsive document categories, that this can be done promptly, and certainly before the Thanksgiving holiday. 3) We would like to schedule depositions of your clients (including the deposition of ProtectMarriage. com) as soon as possible. In order to facilitate this process, please give us the names of the "high ranking members of the campaign" that you have thus far withheld. Please let me know when you have a chance to talk about deposition scheduling, preferably later today. I look forward to hearing from you. Best, Ethan

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