Perry et al v. Schwarzenegger et al

Filing 312

MOTION to Shorten Time filed by Board of Supervisors of Imperial County, County of Imperial of the State of California, Isabel Vargas. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of J. Monk, # 2 Proposed Order)(Tyler, Robert) (Filed on 12/15/2009)

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Case: 09-17241 12/03/2009 Page: 1 of 3 DktEntry: 7150668 F IL E D UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT DEC 03 2009 MOLLY C. DWYER, CLERK U . S . C O U R T OF APPE A L S K R IS T IN M. PERRY; et al., Plaintiffs - Appellees, and C IT Y AND COUNTY OF SAN F R A N C IS C O , Plaintiff-intervenor, v. ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER, in his o f f ic ia l capacity as Governor of California; et al., Defendants, an d D E N N IS HOLLINGSWORTH; et al., Defendant-intervenors A p p e lla n ts . N o . 09-17241 D .C . No. 3:09-cv-02292-VRW N o rth ern District of California, San Francisco ORDER Case: 09-17241 12/03/2009 Page: 2 of 3 DktEntry: 7150668 K R IS T IN M. PERRY; et al., Plaintiffs - Appellees, and O U R FAMILY COALITION; et al., Plaintiff-intervenors A p p e lle e s , v. ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER; et al., Defendants, an d D E N N IS HOLLINGSWORTH; et al., Defendant-intervenors A p p e lla n ts . N o . 09-17551 D .C . No. 3:09-cv-02292-VRW N o rth ern District of California, San Francisco B efo re: WARDLAW, FISHER and BERZON, Circuit Judges. A p p ellan ts' motion for leave to file an oversized reply is granted. Appellants' November 23, 2009 reply has been filed. W e conclude that appellants have made a strong showing that they are likely to succeed on the merits and that they will be irreparably injured absent a stay. See N k en v. Holder, 129 S. Ct. 1749, 1761 (2009) (citing Hilton v. Braunskill, 481 U.S. 2 09-17241, 09-17551 Case: 09-17241 12/03/2009 Page: 3 of 3 DktEntry: 7150668 7 7 0 , 776 (1987)). Moreover, the issuance of a stay will not substantially injure ap p ellees and the public interest weighs in favor of a stay. See id. Therefore, the stay issued on November 20, 2009 shall continue in effect. T h e briefing schedule established on November 16, 2009 is vacated. We expect to decide the appeals promptly without further briefing. IT IS SO ORDERED. 3 09-17241, 09-17551

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