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EDCA ECF 58 2013-01-28 - Grinols v Electoral College - MOTION to DISMISS

EDCA ECF 58 2013-01-28 - Grinols v Electoral College - MOTION to DISMISS

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01/28/2013 58 MOTION to DISMISS by Governor of California, Secretary of State of California. Attorney Waters, George Michael added. Motion Hearing set for 3/7/2013 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 7 (MCE) before Chief Judge Morrison C. England Jr.. (Waters, George) (Entered: 01/28/2013)
01/28/2013 58 MOTION to DISMISS by Governor of California, Secretary of State of California. Attorney Waters, George Michael added. Motion Hearing set for 3/7/2013 at 02:00 PM in Courtroom 7 (MCE) before Chief Judge Morrison C. England Jr.. (Waters, George) (Entered: 01/28/2013)

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State Defendants' Notice of Motion & Motion to Dismiss (12-CV-02997)
AMALA
D.
 
H
ARRIS
,
 
State Bar No.
 
146672Attorney General of CaliforniaD
OUGLAS
J.
 
W
OODS
,
 
State Bar No. 161531Senior Assistant Attorney GeneralG
EORGE
W
ATERS
,
 
State Bar No.
 
88295Deputy Attorney General1300 I Street, Suite 125P.O. Box 944255Sacramento, CA 94244-2550Telephone: (916) 323-8050Fax: (916) 324-8835E-mail: George.Waters@doj.ca.gov
 Attorneys for Defendants Edmund G. Brown Jr.,Governor of California, and Debra Bowen,Secretary of State of California
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTFOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
JAMES GRINOLS, et al.,
Plaintiff,
v.ELECTORAL COLLEGE, et al.,
Defendant.12-CV-02997
STATE DEFENDANTS’ NOTICE OFMOTION & MOTION TO DISMISS;MEMORANDUM OF POINTS &AUTHORITIES [FRCP 12(b)(1)]
Date: March 7, 2013Time: 2:00 p.m.Dept: 7, 14th Floor Judge: The Honorable Morrison C.England, Jr.Trial Date:Action Filed:12/13/2012
Case 2:12-cv-02997-MCE-DAD Document 58 Filed 01/28/13 Page 1 of 16
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
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 i
State Defendants' Notice of Motion and Motion to Dismiss (12-CV-02997)
 Notice of Motion and Motion ......................................................................................................... 1Introduction ..................................................................................................................................... 2Factual background and litigation history ....................................................................................... 2I. The 2012 presidential election in California ........................................................... 2II. California’s presidential electors cast their Electoral College votes onDecember 17, 2012. ................................................................................................ 3III. Plaintiffs’ complaint and unsuccessful Motion for a Temporary RestrainingOrder ....................................................................................................................... 4Legal standard governing Motion to Dismiss under Rule 12(b)(1) ................................................ 6Argument ........................................................................................................................................ 6I. This case is moot as to the state defendants ............................................................ 6II. This case presents a nonjusticiable political question ............................................. 8Conclusion .................................................................................................................................... 10
Case 2:12-cv-02997-MCE-DAD Document 58 Filed 01/28/13 Page 2 of 16
 
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TABLE OF AUTHORITIESPage
 ii
State Defendants' Notice of Motion and Motion to Dismiss (12-CV-02997)
C
ASES
 
 Aetna Life Ins. Co. of Hartford, Conn. v. Haworth
300 U.S. 227 .......................................................................................................................... 7, 8
 Arizona Christian Sch. Tuition Org. v. Winn
 ___ U.S. ___, 131 S.Ct. 1436 (2011) ........................................................................................ 6
 Baker v. Carr 
369 U.S. 186 (1962) .................................................................................................................. 2
Chandler v. State Farm Mut. Auto. Ins. Co.
598 F.3d 1115 (9th Cir. 2010) ................................................................................................... 6
Church of Scientology of California v. U.S.
506 U.S. 9 (1992) .................................................................................................................. 2, 6
Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd.
553 U.S. 181 (2008) .................................................................................................................. 3
 Friends of the Earth, Inc. v. Bergland 
576 F.2d 1377 (9th Cir. 1978) ................................................................................................... 7
 Headwaters, Inc. v. Bureau of Land Management 
893 F.2d 1012 (9th Cir. 1989) ............................................................................................... 7, 8
 Honig v. Doe
484 U.S. 305 (1988) .................................................................................................................. 7
 Keyes v. Bowen
189 Cal.App.4th 647 (2010) ..................................................................................................... 8
 Kokkonen v. Guardian Life Ins. Co. of America
511 U.S. 375 (1994) .................................................................................................................. 6
 Lee v. Schmidt–Wenzel 
766 F.2d 1387 (9th Cir. 1985) ................................................................................................... 8
 Lujan v. Defenders of Wildlife
504 U.S. 555 (1992) .............................................................................................................. 6, 8
 Maryland Cas. Co. v. Pacific Coal & Oil Co.
312 U.S. 270 (1941) .................................................................................................................. 8
Safe Air for Everyone v. Meyer 
373 F.3d 1035 (9th Cir. 2004) ................................................................................................... 6
Case 2:12-cv-02997-MCE-DAD Document 58 Filed 01/28/13 Page 3 of 16

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