National Federation of the Blind et al v. Target Corporation

Filing 28

Memorandum in Opposition re 16 First MOTION to Dismiss Amended Complaint filed byNational Federation of the Blind, Bruce Frank Sexton, the National Federation of the Blind of California. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Denying Target's Motion to Dismiss# 2 Request For Judicial Notice# 3 Declaration of Camilla L. Roberson# 4 Exhibit A# 5 Exhibit B# 6 Exhibit C)(Paradis, Laurence) (Filed on 6/12/2006)

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National Federation of the Blind et al v. Target Corporation Doc. 28 Att. 3 Case 3:06-cv-01802-MHP Document 28-4 Filed 06/12/2006 Page 1 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 DISABILITY RIGHTS ADVOCATES 2001 CENTER STREET, THIRD FLOOR BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94704-1204 510.665.8644 LAURENCE W. PARADIS (California Bar No. 122336) lparadis@dralegal.org MAZEN M. BASRAWI (California Bar No. 235475) mbasrawi@dralegal.org DISABILITY RIGHTS ADVOCATES 2001 Center Street, Third Floor Berkeley, California 94704 Telephone: (510) 665-8644 Facsimile: (510) 665-8511 TTY: (510) 665-8716 TODD M. SCHNEIDER (California Bar No. 158253) tschneider@schneiderwallace.com JOSHUA KONECKY (California Bar No. 182897) jkonecky@schneiderwallace.com SCHNEIDER & WALLACE 180 Montgomery Street, Suite 2000 San Francisco, CA 94104 Telephone: (415) 421-7100 Fax: (415) 421-7105 TTY: (415) 421-1655 DANIEL F. GOLDSTEIN (pro hac vice) dfg@browngold.com BROWN, GOLDSTEIN & LEVY, LLP 120 E. Baltimore St., Suite 1700 Baltimore, MD 21202 Telephone: (410) 962-1030 Fax: (410) 385-0869 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND, the NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND OF CALIFORNIA, on behalf of their members, and Bruce F. Sexton, on behalf of himself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, v. TARGET CORPORATION, Defendant. Case No.: C 06-01802 MHP CLASS ACTION DECLARATION OF CAMILLA ROBERSON IN SUPPORT OF PLAINTIFFS' REQUEST FOR JUDICIAL NOTICE IN CONNECTION WITH PLAINTIFFS' OPPOSITION TO DEFENDANT TARGET CORPORATION'S MOTION TO DISMISS Hearing Date: July 24, 2006 Time: 2:00 p.m. Judge: The Honorable Marilyn Hall Patel National Federation of the Blind, et al v. Target Corporation Case. No.: C 06-01802 MHP Declaration Of Camilla Roberson Dockets.Justia.com 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Case 3:06-cv-01802-MHP Document 28-4 Filed 06/12/2006 Page 2 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 DISABILITY RIGHTS ADVOCATES 2001 CENTER STREET, THIRD FLOOR BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94704-1204 510.665.8644 I, Camilla L. Roberson, hereby declare as follows: 1. I am an attorney with Schneider & Wallace in San Francisco, California, counsel of record for plaintiffs in the above-referenced action. I am duly licensed to practice law in the State of New York. I am over 18 years of age and make this declaration based on personal knowledge. I submit this declaration in support of Plaintiffs' Request for Judicial Notice. If sworn as a witness, I could competently testify to the facts contained herein. 2. Attached as Exhibit A to this declaration is a true and correct copy of the transcript of the Congressional oversight hearing entitled Applicability of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) to Private Internet Sites: Hearing Before the Subcomm. on the Constitution of the House Comm. on the Judiciary, 106th Cong. 65-010 (2000). One June 9, 2006, I downloaded and printed the entire transcript from http://commdocs.house.gov/committees/judiciary/hju65010.000/hju65010_0f.htm., a webpage of the official website of the Subcommitttee on the Constitution of the House Committee on the Judiciary of the House of Representatives (http://judiciary.house.gov/legacy/constitution.htm.) 3. Attached as Exhibit B to this declaration is a true and correct copy of the Brief of the United States as Amicus Curiae in Support of Appellant, filed by the U.S. Department of Justice in the case Hooks v. OKBridge, Inc., 232 F.3d 208 (5th Cir. 2000) (No. 99-50891), available at http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/briefs/hooks.pdf. One June 9, 2006 I downloaded this brief from the official website of the United States Department of Justice (www.usdoj.gov). 4. Attached as Exhibit C to this declaration is a Letter from the Assistant Attorney-General for Civil Rights to Senator Tom Harkin (September 9, 1996), 10 NDLR 240, currently available http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/foia/cltr204.txt. One June 9, 2006, I downloaded this brief from the official website of the United State Department of Justice in the section entitled "Legal Documents ADA core letters" (http://www.usdoj.gov/crt/foia/cltindex.htm). 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 National Federation of the Blind, et al v. Target Corporation Case. No.: C 06-01802 MHP Declaration Of Camilla L. Roberson 1 Case 3:06-cv-01802-MHP Document 28-4 Filed 06/12/2006 Page 3 of 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 DISABILITY RIGHTS ADVOCATES 2001 CENTER STREET, THIRD FLOOR BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA 94704-1204 510.665.8644 I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the United States that the foregoing is true and correct. Executed on this 12th day of June, in San Francisco, California. DATED: June 12, 2006 /s/ Camilla L. Roberson . Camilla L. Roberson 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 National Federation of the Blind, et al v. Target Corporation Case. No.: C 06-01802 MHP Declaration Of Camilla L. Roberson 2

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