Celedonia Yue v. Conseco Life Insurance Company
Filed (ECF) Appellant Conseco Life Insurance Company in 11-55275, Appellee Conseco Life Insurance Company in 11-55359 citation of supplemental authorities. Date of service: 01/19/2012.  [11-55275, 11-55359] (MMW)
Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP
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January 19, 2012
Molly Dwyer, Clerk
United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit
P.O. Box 193939
San Francisco, CA 94119-3939
Yue v. Conseco Life Ins. Co.
Nos. 11-55275 (L), 11-55359
Dear Ms. Dwyer:
We represent Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee Conseco Life Insurance Company
(“Conseco”) in the above-captioned matter. Pursuant to Rule 28(j) of the Federal Rules of
Appellate Procedure and Circuit Rule 28-6, we write to submit Mazza v. American Honda Motor
Co., No. 09-55376, 2012 WL 89176 (9th Cir. Jan. 12, 2012) as supplemental authority in support
of Conseco’s appeal.
In Mazza, this Court held that “[n]o class may be certified that contains members lacking
Article III standing.” 2012 WL 89176, at *10 (quoting Denney v. Deutsche Bank AG, 443 F.3d
253, 264 (2d Cir. 2006)). Mazza therefore supports Conseco’s argument that all class members
must satisfy Article III’s standing requirements, and the district court erred in holding that only
Plaintiff-Appellee/Cross-Appellant Yue had to have standing. See Conseco’s Main Brief on
Appeal at 35-36 (standing required for all class members) and Conseco’s Third Brief on Cross
Appeal at 33 n.19 (same).
We respectfully request that this supplemental authority be brought to the Panel’s
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January 19, 2012
Attorney for Defendant-Appellant/Cross-Appellee
CONSECO LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
Andrew S. Friedman, Esq.
Timothy P. Dillon, Esq.
Attorneys for Plaintiff-Appellee/Cross-Appellant Celedonia X. Yue, M.D.
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