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12-17681 #59

12-17681 #59

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Doc #59 - Amicus Brief of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy - California Division, et al., in support of defendants.
Doc #59 - Amicus Brief of American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy - California Division, et al., in support of defendants.

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CA No. 12-17681DC No. 2:12-cv-02497-KJM-EFB
UNITEDSTATESCOURTOFAPPEALSFORTHENINTHCIRCUIT
D
 AVID
P
ICKUP
,et al.,
Plaintiffs-Appellants 
, v.E
DMUND
G. B
ROWN
, J
R
., et al.,
Defendants-Appellees 
,andE
QUALITY 
C
 ALIFORNIA 
,
Intervenor-Defendant-Appellee 
. Appeal From Judgment Of The United States District CourtFor The Eastern District Of California(Hon. Kimberly J. Mueller, Presiding)
MOTIONFORLEAVETOFILEAMICUSCURIAEBRIEFSUPPORTINGDEFENDANTS-APPELLEESURGINGAFFIRMANCE
 A 
RNOLD
&P
ORTER
LLPR
OBERT
P. T
 AYLOR
(No. 46046)Robert.Taylor@aporter.comJ
OHN
S.T
HROCKMORTON
(No. 190604)John.Throckmorton@aporter.comJ
EREMY 
M.M
C
L
 AUGHLIN
(No. 258644)Jeremy.McLaughlin@aporter.comE
MILY 
W
OOD
(No. 260832)Emily.Wood@aporter.comR
OBERT
S
TOLWORTHY 
(No. 277745)Robert.Stolworthy@aporter.comThree Embarcadero Center, Seventh FloorSan Francisco, California 94111-4024Telephone: 415.471.3100Facsimile: 415.471.3400
 Attorneys for 
Amici Curiae: 
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy-California Division; California Psychological Association; National  Association of Social Workers; National Association of Social Workers,California Chapter 
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-1-
MOTIONFORLEAVETOFILEAMICUSCURIAEBRIEF
Pursuant to Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 29(a) andNinth Circuit Rule 29-3, American Association for Marriage andFamily Therapy-California Division; California Psychological Association; National Association of Social Workers, and; National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter move for leave tofile the concurrently submitted
amicus 
brief in support oDefendants-Appellees.
Amici 
urge affirmance of the ruling below,which denied a preliminary injunction to block the implementation of Senate Bill 1172.
Amici 
sought the consent of all parties in the case;counsel for Plaintiffs-Appellants did not consent.
 Amici 
are professional associations that represent thousands of therapists, psychologists, and social workers whose practices may beaffected by the licensing procedures implemented by the bill and bythe outcome of this case. All
amici 
are actively engaged in efforts toregulate their respective professions and to identify effective forms of treatment. In addition, all provided comments to the CaliforniaLegislature regarding SB 1172. This brief is filed to provide theCourt with the considered perspective of these organizations on theuse of sexual orientation change efforts and its potential harm tominors.
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-2-Based on the foregoing,
amici curiae 
seek permission from thisCourt to file the brief that accompanies this motion.Dated: February 6, 2013.Respectfully submitted, A 
RNOLD
&P
ORTER
LLPR
OBERT
P.T
 AYLOR
By /s
Robert P. Taylor 
R
OBERT
P.T
 AYLOR
 Attorneys for Amici Curiae 
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy-California Division; CaliforniaPsychological Association; National  Association of Social Workers; National Association of Social Workers, California Chapter 
Case: 12-17681 02/06/2013 ID: 8503515 DktEntry: 59-1 Page: 3 of 3
(3 of 49)

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