American Civil Liberties Union et al v. Wright et al

Filing 46

ORDER by Judge Haywood S. Gilliam, Jr. Granting 42 Administrative Motion for Relief From Referral to ADR Multi-Option Program. (ndrS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/8/2018)

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1 7 ALEXIS COLL-VERY (SBN 212735) MARISSA LAMBERT (SBN 312567) P. CASEY MATHEWS (SBN 311838) SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 2475 Hanover Street Palo Alto, California 94304-1114 Telephone: (650) 251-5000 Facsimile: (650) 251-5002 8 Pro Bono Attorneys for Plaintiffs 2 3 4 5 6 9 10 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 11 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 12 OAKLAND DIVISION 13 ______________________________________ 14 ACLU, et al., 15 Plaintiffs, 16 v. 17 18 19 20 ERIC D. HARGAN, Acting Secretary of Health and Human Services, et al., Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Case No.: 4:17-cv-5772-HSG STIPULATION AND ORDER REGARDING RELIEF FROM AUTOMATIC REFERRAL TO ADR MULTI-OPTION PROGRAM 21 22 23 24 WHEREAS, on October 11, 2017 this case was assigned to the Northern District of California’s Multi-Option ADR Program (“ADR Program”); 25 WHEREAS, in connection with the assignment to that program, each of the parties and 26 their respective attorneys have read either the handbook entitled “Dispute Resolution Procedures in 27 the Northern District of California,” or the specified portions of the ADR Internet site, 28 1 JOINT REQUEST FOR RELIEF FROM REFERRAL TO ADR PROGRAM Case No.: 4:17-cv-5772-HSG 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15, considered the available dispute resolution options provided by the Court and private entities; and discussed whether this case might benefit from the available dispute resolution options; WHEREAS, the parties mutually agree that referral to a formal ADR process is unlikely to be beneficial given the nature of the case; WHEREAS, the parties mutually agree at this time that ADR is unlikely to aid in the resolution of this case and may unnecessarily consume the Court’s time and resources; IT IS HEREBY STIPULATED AND AGREED, by and between the undersigned counsel for Plaintiffs and Defendants, that: 1. The parties jointly request that the case be removed from the ADR Multi-Option Program and that they be excused from participating in the ADR phone conference and any further formal ADR process. 2. If any party subsequently determines that submission to the formal ADR process would be beneficial to the efficient resolution of this matter, that party may request placement in one of the Court’s ADR programs at that time. 16 17 Dated: January 4, 2018 Respectfully submitted, 18 ___/s/ Alexis Coll-Very____________ ALEXIS COLL-VERY SIMPSON THACHER & BARTLETT LLP 2475 Hanover Street Palo Alto, California 94304-1114 Telephone: (650) 251-5000 Facsimile: (650) 251-5002 Email: Pro Bono Attorneys for ACLU Plaintiffs 19 20 21 22 23 /s/ Melissa Goodman MELISSA GOODMAN AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION FOUNDATION OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 1313 West 8th Street Los Angeles, California 90017 Telephone: (213) 977-9500 24 25 26 27 28 2 JOINT REQUEST FOR RELIEF FROM REFERRAL TO ADR PROGRAM Case No.: 4:17-cv-5772-HSG 1 Facsimile: (213) 97 77-5299 Email: mgoodm man@acluso Attorneys f Plaintiffs ACLU and SEIU-UHW for s d W 2 3 CHAD A. READLER Acting Ass sistant Attor rney General l BRIAN ST TRETCH United Sta Attorney ates y ETHAN P. DAVIS Deputy As ssistant Attor rney Genera al JOEL McE ELVAIN Assistant B Branch Direc ctor 4 5 6 7 /s/ Justin M. Sandbe n erg JUSTIN M. SAND DBERG, IL Bar No L o. 6278377 al Senior Tria Counsel United Sta Departm of Justic ates ment ce Civil Divis sion, Federal Programs B l Branch 20 Mass. A NW, Rm 7302 Ave. m. Washingto D.C. 200 on, 001 Telephone: (202) 514-5838 Facsimile: (202) 616-8202 Email: Justin.S Sandberg@u Counsel fo Federal D or Defendants 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 ORDE ER 19 20 21 22 23 urt, c he Administrativ Motion fo Relief from Automatic ve or m c The Cou having considered th parties’ A Ref ferral to the Multi-Option ADR Prog M n gram hereby GRANTS t motion. the IT IS SO ORDERE this 8th day of Janau 2018. O ED, d ury, 24 25 _________ __________ ___________ __________ HON. HAY YWOOD S. GILLIAM, JR. UNITED S STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Dat ted: January 8, 2018 y 26 27 28 3 JOINT REQ QUEST FOR RELIEF FROM REFERRAL TO ADR PRO R M OGRAM Ca No.: 4:17-c ase cv-5772-HSG

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