212345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728motion to dismiss Plaintiffs’ claims and in opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion forPreliminary Injunction (Aug. 23, 2012) (ECF No. 12).
LOCAL RULE 7-3 STATEMENT
On September 12, 2012, counsel for the House conferred with Jesi J.Carlson, counsel to Defendants Janet Napolitano, the Department of HomelandSecurity, Alejandro Mayorkas, and the United States Citizenship and ImmigrationService, who advised that her clients consent to the relief requested in this motion.On September 12, 2012, counsel for the House conferred with Peter A.Schey, counsel for Plaintiffs, who advised that his clients take no positionregarding the relief requested in this motion.A proposed Order is submitted herewith and oral argument is not requested.Respectfully submitted,By:
/s/ Paul D. Clement
Paul D. ClementBANCROFT PLLC
Counsel for Proposed Intervenor-Defendant The Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of theU.S. House of Representatives
September 13, 2012
Kerry W. Kircher, as ECF filer of this document, attests that concurrence in the filingof the document has been obtained from signatory Paul D. Clement.
The Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group currently is comprised of the Honorable John A.Boehner, Speaker of the House, the Honorable Eric Cantor, Majority Leader, the HonorableKevin McCarthy, Majority Whip, the Honorable Nancy Pelosi, Democratic Leader, and theHonorable Steny H. Hoyer, Democratic Whip. The Democratic Leader and the DemocraticWhip have declined to support the position taken by the Group on the merits of DOMA Section3’s constitutionality in this and other cases.
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