1Pursuant to Rule 29(b) of the Federal Rules of AppellateProcedure, Tonya Chaffee, MD, MPH; Laura Davies, MD; RodneyErwin, MD; Praveen R. Kambam, MD; Laurie Anne Richer, DO; H. EricBender, MD; and Graeme Hanson, MD (collectively, “MedicalProfessionals”) respectfully move this Court for leave to file theattached brief as
in support of the Defendants-Appellees.In support of this Motion, the Medical Professionals state thefollowing:1.
The Medical Professionals are a group of California-baseddoctors, professors, psychiatrists, and psychologists with particularexpertise in the treatment of victims of sexual abuse and sexual assault.For example, Dr. Graeme Hanson is Clinical Professor of Psychiatryand Pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco (“UCSF”)and served as the Director of Pediatric Mental Health Services for SanFrancisco General Hospital from 1980 through 1988. Similarly, Dr.Tonya Chaffee is an Associate Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at UCSFand the Medical Director of the Child and Adolescent Support Advocacyand Resource Center (“CASARC”), the organization that offers
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