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2:12-cv-00887 #47

2:12-cv-00887 #47

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Doc #47 - BLAG's Supplemental authority in support of motion to stay. Exhibits A and B not attached. (Exhibit C included). For Exhibit A, see Golinski's Response, Supreme Court docket #12-16 (available here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/100892787/12-16-2); For Exhibit B, see 9th Circuit Order (available here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/101240677/12-15409-140)
Doc #47 - BLAG's Supplemental authority in support of motion to stay. Exhibits A and B not attached. (Exhibit C included). For Exhibit A, see Golinski's Response, Supreme Court docket #12-16 (available here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/100892787/12-16-2); For Exhibit B, see 9th Circuit Order (available here: http://www.scribd.com/doc/101240677/12-15409-140)

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12345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728Paul D. Clement (DC Bar 433215) pclement@bancroftpllc.comH. Christopher Bartolomucci (DC Bar 453423)cbartolomucci@bancroftpllc.comConor B. Dugan (DC Bar 1006458)cdugan@bancroftpllc.com Nicholas J. Nelson (DC Bar 1001696)nnelson@bancroftpllc.comBANCROFT PLLC1919 M Street, N.W.Suite 470Washington, D.C. 20036202-234-0090 (telephone)202-234-2806 (facsimile)
Of Counsel:
Kerry W. Kircher, General Counsel (DC Bar 386816)Kerry.Kircher@mail.house.govWilliam Pittard, Deputy General Counsel (DC Bar 482949)William.Pittard@mail.house.govChristine Davenport, Senior Assistant Counsel (NJ Bar 043682000)Christine.Davenport@mail.house.govTodd B. Tatelman, Assistant Counsel (VA Bar 66008)Todd.Tatelman@mail.house.govMary Beth Walker, Assistant Counsel (DC Bar 501033)MaryBeth.Walker@mail.house.govOFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL,U.S. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES219 Cannon House Office BuildingWashington, D.C. 20515202-225-9700 (telephone)202-226-1360 (facsimile)
Counsel for Intervenor-Defendant the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S. House of Representatives
 
Case 2:12-cv-00887-CBM-AJW Document 47 Filed 07/31/12 Page 1 of 6 Page ID #:537
 
 
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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTCENTRAL DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIAWestern Division
)TRACEY COOPER-HARRIS and ) No. 2:12-cv-00887-CBM (AJWx)MAGGIE COOPER-HARRIS, ))Plaintiffs, )
 
)
 
v. ))UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, et al., ))Defendants, ))BIPARTISAN LEGAL ADVISORY )GROUP OF THE U.S. HOUSE )OF REPRESENTATIVES, ))Intervenor-Defendant. ))Intervenor-Defendant the Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group of the U.S.House of Representatives (“House”) respectfully advises this Court of three recentfilings in Defense of Marriage Act cases that are relevant to the House’s [. . .]Motion . . . to Stay Proceedings (May 29, 2012) (ECF No. 39), which is pending before the Court.1. On July 23, 2012, Karen Golinksi, the appellee in
Golinski v. U.S. Officeof Pers. Mgmt.
, Nos. 12-15388 & 12-15409 (9th Cir.), filed with the SupremeCourt a brief supporting the Executive Branch’s petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment in that case.
See
Br. of the Resp’t in Supp. of Pet. for Cert.
NOTICE OFSUPPLEMENTALAUTHORITIES
 
Case 2:12-cv-00887-CBM-AJW Document 47 Filed 07/31/12 Page 2 of 6 Page ID #:538
 
 
212345678910111213141516171819202122232425262728Before Judgment,
Office of Pers. Mgmt. v. Golinski
, No. 12-16 (S. Ct. July 23,2012), attached as Exhibit A.
1
 2. On July 27, 2012, the Ninth Circuit vacated the oral argument that wasscheduled for September 10, 2012, in
Golinski v. U.S. Office of Pers. Mgmt.
, Nos.12-15388 & 12-15409 (9th Cir.), and held that case in abeyance pending resolutionof the Executive Branch’s petition for a writ of certiorari before judgment in thatcase.
See
Order,
Golinski v. U.S. Office of Pers. Mgmt.
, Nos. 12-15388 & 12-15409 (9th Cir. July 27, 2012) (ECF No. 147), attached as Exhibit B.3. On July 25, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of NewYork stayed in its entirety
 Blesch v. Holder 
, No. 12-cv-01578 (E.D.N.Y.),“pending the Second Circuit’s resolution of 
Windsor v. United States
, No. 12-2335(2d Cir.).” Minute Entry,
 Blesch v. Holder 
, No. 1:12-cv-01578 (E.D.N.Y. July 25,2012) (ECF No. 21), attached as Exhibit C.
 Blesch
– like
Cooper-Harris
 – (i) is arelatively recently-filed case that challenges the constitutionality of Section 3 of DOMA, 1 U.S.C. § 7, (ii) in which the House has been permitted to intervene as adefendant, and (iii) in which no dispositive motions or Answer to the Complainthave yet been filed.
Windsor 
– like
Golinski
– is an appeal from a district court judgment holding DOMA Section 3 unconstitutional.Respectfully submitted,By:
/s/ Paul D. Clement 
Paul D. ClementBANCROFT PLLC
2
 
1
The House will file a response to the Executive Branch’s petition for awrit of certiorari before judgment in
Golinski v.
 
Office of Pers. Mgmt. v. Golinski
, No. 12-16 (S. Ct.). The House’s deadline for so responding is August 31, 2012.When the House does so, we will provide a copy to this Court.
 
Case 2:12-cv-00887-CBM-AJW Document 47 Filed 07/31/12 Page 3 of 6 Page ID #:539

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