2 THE COURT: The first motion, Motion Sequence3 Number 10, I have to say that you have not reached
4 anywhere near another very large case that I have,5 where they have gone up to Motion Sequence Number 79.
6 I don't wish that on you. But we are moving in that
8 So, Motion Sequence Number 10, it's Defendant's
9 motion that plaintiff's reassertion of negligent~o misrepresentation should be dismissed, basically, on1~ the same grounds as we went through the original --~2 well, not exactly, but generally the same grounds as we
13 went through in the decision that I rendered under the14 first complaint.is MR. APFEL: In July.
~6 THE COURT: So, okay. With that, I'm going
17 to ask Mr. Apfel to talk to me about that motion.
18 MR. APFEL: Your Honor, may I use the podium?
19 THE COURT: Yes. Absolutely.20 MR. APFEL: Before we begin on the motion to
21 di smi s s , I have two housekeeping matters. If we could22 skip just for a moment to Motion Sequence Number 11.23 That's a consented to pro hac vice motion to admit my
24 partner, Sarah Heaton Concannon, to appear before Your25 Honor. She is not here today. I'm not sure she needs26 to be for purposes of the argument, but it's a