Filing 32

MOTION to Dismiss by DNA SECURITY, INC., RICHARD CLARK. Responses due by 4/17/2008 (KING, ROBERT) Modified on 1/16/2008 to reflect correct response deadline per scheduling order (Pldg. No. 25 ) (Lee, Lisa).

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EVANS et al v. DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA, CITY OF et al Doc. 3 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA DAVID F. EVANS; COLLIN FINNERTY; and READE SELIGMANN, Plaintiffs, v. THE CITY OF DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA; MICHAEL B. NIFONG; MARK GOTTLIEB; BENJAMIN HIMAN; DAVID ADDISON; LINWOOD WILSON; PATRICK BAKER; STEVEN CHALMERS; BEVERLY COUNCIL; RONALD HODGE; JEFF LAMB; MICHAEL RIPBERGER; LEE RUSS; DNA SECURITY, INC.; RICHARD CLARK; and BRIAN MEEHAN, Defendants. Case No. 1:07-CV739 MOTION TO DISMISS BY DNA SECURITY, INC. AND RICHARD CLARK Come now Defendants DNA Security, Inc. and Richard Clark, pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(1) and 12(b)(6), and Local Rule 7.3, and move the Court to dismiss the Amended Complaint in this matter. In support of this Motion, Movants show that the Amended Complaint fails to state a claim upon which relief can be granted as to the Movants, that affirmative defenses bar the claims of the Movants, and that Plaintiffs lack standing to seek injunctive relief. The bases for the present Motion are discussed in detail in the Brief in Support of Motion to Dismiss filed contemporaneously herewith. Dockets.Justia.com WHEREFORE, Defendants DNA Security, Inc. and Richard Clark respectfully request that the Court dismiss all claims asserted against the Movants. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Robert J. King III Robert J. King III N.C. State Bar No. 15946 Kearns Davis N.C. State Bar No. 22014 Brooks, Pierce, McLendon, Humphrey, & Leonard, L.L.P. Post Office Box 26000 Greensboro, North Carolina 27420 Telephone: 336-373-8850 Facsimile: 336-378-1001 Counsel for Defendants DNA Security, Inc. and Richard Clark Robert A. Sar N.C. State Bar No. 22306 Nicholas J. Sanservino, Jr. N.C. State Bar No. 36557 2301 Sugar Bush Road, Suite 600 Raleigh, North Carolina 27612 Telephone: (919) 787-9700 Facsimile: (919) 783-9412 C ounsel for Defendant DNA Security, Inc. 2 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I hereby certify that on January 15, 2008, I electronically filed the foregoing MOTION TO DISMISS BY DNA SECURITY, INC. AND RICHARD CLARK with the Clerk of the Court using the CM/ECF system which will send notification of such filing to the following: Charles Davant IV Brendan V. Sullivan, Jr. Robert M. Cary Christopher N. Manning WILLIAMS & CONNOLLY LLP 725 Twelfth Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 Counsel for Plaintiffs David F. Evans and Collin Finnerty David S. Rudolf RUDOLF WIDENHOUSE & FIALKO 312 West Franklin Street Chapel Hill, NC 27516 Counsel for Plaintiff Reade Seligmann James B. Craven III 340 West Main Street PO Box 1366 Durham, NC 27702 Counsel for Michael B. Nifong Reginald B. Gillespie, Jr. FAISON & GILLESPIE 5517 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd., Ste. 2000 PO Box 51729 Durham, NC 27717-1729 Counsel for Defendant City of Durham, NC Edwin M. Speas POYNER & SPRUILL, LLP 3600 Glenwood Avenue Raleigh, NC 27612 Counsel for Defendant Mark Gottlieb James B. Maxwell MAXWELL FREEMAN & BOWMAN, PA PO Box 52396 Durham, NC 27717-2396 Counsel for Defendant David Addison Patricia P. Kerner TROUTMAN SANDERS, LLP 434 Fayetteville Street, Suite 1900 Raleigh, NC 27601 Counsel for Defendants Steven Chalmers, Beverly Council, Ronald Hodge, Jeff Lamb, Patrick Baker, Michael Ripberger, and Lee Russ Robert A. Sar Nicho las J. Sanservino, Jr. OGLETREE DEAKINS NASH SMOAK & STEWART, PC 2301 Sugar Bush Road, Suite 600 Raleigh, NC 27612 -2- Joel M. Craig KENNON CRAVER BELO CRAIG & McKEE, PLLC 4011 University Drive, Suite 300 PO Box 51579 Durham, NC 27717-1579 Counsel for Defendant Benjamin Himan I further certify that I caused the foregoing document to be served by first-class mail, postage-prepaid, to the following non CM/ECF participants: Barry C. Scheck 100 Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10011 Richard D. Emery EMERY CELLI BRINCKERHOFF & ABADY LLP 75 Rockefeller Plaza, 20th Floor New York, NY 10019 Counsel for Plaintiff Reade Seligmann Counsel for Defendant City of Durham, NC Paul R. Dickinson, Jr. LEWIS & ROBERTS PLLC 5960 Fairview Road, Ste. 102 Charlotte, NC 28210-3103 James A. Roberts, III LEWIS & ROBERTS PLLC 1305 Navaho Drive, Suite 400 Raleigh, NC 27609-7482 Counsel for Defendant Brian Meehan Respect fully Submitted, /s/ Robert J. King III Linwood Wilson 6910 Innesbrook Way Bahama, NC 27503-9700 Pro se Roger E. Warin STEPTOE & JOHNSON LLP 1330 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20036 -3-

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