Powell's Books, Inc. et al v. Myers et al

Filing 2

Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction. Filed by all plaintiffs. (eo)

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Powell's Books, Inc. et al v. Myers et al Doc. 2 P.K. Runkles-Pearson, OSB No. 061911 pkrunkles-pearson@stoel.com STOEL RIVES LLP 900 S W F i f t h Avenue, Suite 2 6 0 0 Portland, O R 9 7 2 0 4 Telephone: (503) 2 2 4 - 3 3 8 0 Facsimile: (503) 2 2 0 - 2 4 8 0 Michael A. B a m b e r g e r mbamberger@sonnenschein.com Rachel G. Balaban rbalaban@sonnenschein.com SONNENSCHEIN N A T H & ROSENTHAL LLP 1221 A v e n u e o f t h e Americas, 2 4 t h F l o o r N e w York, N Y 10020 T e l e p h o n e : (212) 7 6 8 - 6 7 0 0 Facsimile: (212) 7 6 8 - 6 8 0 0 A t t o r n e y s for P l a i n t i f f s UNITED STATES DISTRICT C O U R T DISTRICT OF O R E G O N CV '08- 0501-'10 P O W E L L ' S B O O K S , I N C . , e t al., Plaintiffs, v. H A R D Y M Y E R S , i n his o f f i c i a l c a p a c i t y a s A T T O R N E Y GENERAL OF THE STATE OF O R E G O N , e t aI., Defendants. C i v i l No. PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION Page 1 - PLAINTIFFS' MOTION F O R A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION Portlnd3-1626366.1 0 0 9 9 8 8 0 - 0 0 5 7 8 Dockets.Justia.com Pursuant to Federal Rule o f Civil Procedure 65(a), Plaintiffs request that this Court grant a preliminary injunction restraining Defendants from prosecuting them for violations o f ORS 167.051 t o 167.057 (the "Statute"), and t h a t this Court enforce s u c h a n injunction until the C o u r t r e s o l v e s t h e c l a i m s i n P l a i n t i f f s ' C o m p l a i n t for d e c l a r a t o r y j u d g m e n t o n w h e t h e r t h e Statute is constitutional and for a permanent injunction against prosecution. This Motion is supported by the concurrently filed Memorandum o f L a w in Support o f Motion for a Preliminary Injunction, a n d by the following declarations filed o n b e h a l f o f the individual Plaintiffs: D e c l a r a t i o n o f M i c h a e l P o w e l l ( o n b e h a l f o f p l a i n t i f f P o w e l l ' s B o o k s , Inc.); Declaration o f William Peters ( o n b e h a l f o f p l a i n t i f f Old Multnomah Book Store, Ltd. d / b / a A n n i e B l o o m ' s Books); D e c l a r a t i o n o f K e n L i z z i ( o n b e h a l f o f D a r k H o r s e C o m i c s , Inc.); Declaration o f Jessica L. Lloyd-Rogers (on b e h a l f o f Colette's: Good F o o d + Hungry M i n d s , LLC); Declaration o f B r a d Smith (on b e h a l f o f Bluejay, Inc. d/b/a Paulina Springs Books); Declaration o f Solena Rawdah (on b e h a l f o f St. Johns Booksellers, LLC); D e c l a r a t i o n o f Stephanie G r i f f i n (on b e h a l f o f T w e n t y - T h i r d A v e n u e Books); Declaration o f Christopher Finan (on b e h a l f o f American Booksellers Foundati on for Free E x p r e s s i o n ) ; Page 2 Declaration o f A l l a n R. Adler ( o n b e h a l f o f Association o f American Publishers, Inc.); Declaration o f Judith Krug (on b e h a l f o f Freedom to Read Foundation Inc.); D e c l a r a t i o n o f C h a r l e s B r o w n s t e i n ( o n b e h a l f o f C o m i c B o o k Legal D e f e n s e F u n d ) ; Declaration o f Candace Morgan; PLAINTIFFS' MOTION F O R A PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION Portlnd3-1626366.1 0 0 9 9 8 8 0 - 0 0 5 7 8 D e c l a r a t i o n o f D a v i d G r e e n b e r g ( o n b e h a l f o f P l a n n e d P a r e n t h o o d o f the C o l u m b i a / Willamette, Inc.); D e c l a r a t i o n o f R e b e c c a H a n n o n (on b e h a l f o f C a s c a d e A I D S Project); a n d D e c l a r a t i o n o f D a v i d F i d a n q u e (on b e h a l f o f A m e r i c a n C i v i l L i b e r t i e s U n i o n o f Oregon, Inc.). DATED: April 25, 2008. P.K. RUNKLES-PEARSON, OSB No. 061911 pkrunkles-pearson@stoel.com S T O E L R I V E S LLP 9 0 0 S W F i f t h A venue, S u i t e 2 6 0 0 Portland, O R 9 7 2 0 4 Telephone: ( 5 0 3 ) 2 2 4 - 3 3 8 0 Facsimile: ( 5 0 3 ) 2 2 0 - 2 4 8 0 Cooperating Attorney ACLU F o u n d a t i o n o f O r e g o n Attorneys for Plaintiffs MICHAEL A. B A M B E R G E R* mbamberger@sonnenschein.com RACHEL G. BALABAN* rbalaban@sonnenschein.com S O N N E N S C H E I N N A T H & R O S E N T H A L LLP 1221 Avenue o f the Americas, 2 4 t h Floor N e w York, N Y 10020 Telephone: (212) 7 6 8 - 6 7 0 0 Facsimile: ( 2 1 2 ) 3 9 1 - 1 2 4 7 * Application for pro hac vice admission filed Attorneys for Plaintiffs Page 3 - P L A I N T I F F S ' M O T I O N F O R A P R E L I M I N A R Y INJUNCTION Portlnd31626366.! 0099880-00578

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