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Prop. 8 Plaintiffs Opp to Motion for Stay

Prop. 8 Plaintiffs Opp to Motion for Stay

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This is the motion to stay filed by the legal team of Olson and Boies on behalf of the plaintiffs in the Prop. 8 case.
This is the motion to stay filed by the legal team of Olson and Boies on behalf of the plaintiffs in the Prop. 8 case.

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09-CV-2292 VRW PLAINTIFFS’ AND PLAINTIFF-INTERVENOR’S JOINT OPPOSITION TODEFENDANT-INTERVENORS’ MOTION FOR A STAY PENDING APPEAL
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Gibson, Dunn &Crutcher LLP
GIBSON, DUNN & CRUTCHER LLP
 
Theodore B. Olson, SBN 38137
tolson@gibsondunn.com
 Matthew D. McGill,
 pro hac vice
 1050 Connecticut Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036Telephone: (202) 955-8668, Facsimile: (202) 467-0539Theodore J. Boutrous, Jr., SBN 132009
tboutrous@gibsondunn.com
 Christopher D. Dusseault, SBN 177557Ethan D. Dettmer, SBN 196046333 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90071Telephone: (213) 229-7804, Facsimile: (213) 229-7520BOIES, SCHILLER & FLEXNER LLPDavid Boies,
 pro hac vice
 
dboies@bsfllp.com
333 Main Street, Armonk, New York 10504Telephone: (914) 749-8200, Facsimile: (914) 749-8300Jeremy M. Goldman, SBN 218888
 jgoldman@bsfllp.com
1999 Harrison Street, Suite 900, Oakland, California 94612Telephone: (510) 874-1000, Facsimile: (510) 874-1460Attorneys for PlaintiffsKRISTIN M. PERRY, SANDRA B. STIER,PAUL T. KATAMI, and JEFFREY J. ZARRILLODennis J. Herrera, SBN 139669Therese M. Stewart, SBN 104930Danny Chou, SBN 180240One Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett PlaceSan Francisco, California 94102-4682Telephone: (415) 554-4708, Facsimile (415) 554-4699Attorneys for Plaintiff-Intervenor CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURTNORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
KRISTIN M. PERRY,
et al.
,Plaintiffs,andCITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO,Plaintiff-Intervenor,v.ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER,
et al.
,Defendants,andPROPOSITION 8 OFFICIAL PROPONENTSDENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH,
et al.
,Defendant-Intervenors.CASE NO. 09-CV-2292 VRW
PLAINTIFFS’ AND PLAINTIFF-INTERVENOR’S JOINT OPPOSITION TODEFENDANT-INTERVENORS’ MOTIONFOR A STAY PENDING APPEAL
Date: October 21, 2010Time: 10:00 a.m.Judge: Chief Judge Walker Location: Courtroom 6, 17th Floor 
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TABLE OF CONTENTSPage
I. INTRODUCTION...................................................................................................................1II. LEGAL STANDARD..............................................................................................................2III. ARGUMENT...........................................................................................................................2A. Proponents Cannot Possibly Make A “Strong Showing” That They Are LikelyTo Prevail In Their Appeal..........................................................................................21. Proponents’ Appeal Is Meritless......................................................................22. There Is A Significant Question As To Whether Proponents Even HaveStanding To Invoke The Jurisdiction Of The Court Of Appeals.....................3B. Proponents Have Failed To Establish That They Will Likely Suffer IrreparableInjury In The Absence Of A Stay................................................................................4C. A Stay Will Work Substantial Irreparable Harm On Plaintiffs....................................6D. The Public Interest Favors Immediate Entry Of Judgment And Rejection Of A Stay...........................................................................................................................8IV. CONCLUSION........................................................................................................................9
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TABLE OF AUTHORITIESPage(s)Cases
 
 Amoco Prod. Co. v. Village of Gambell 
,480 U.S. 531 (1987)........................................................................................................................6
 Arizonans for Official English v. Arizona
,520 U.S. 43 (1997)......................................................................................................................3, 4
Cal 
.
 Pharmacists Ass
n v
.
Maxwell-Jolly
,563 F.3d 847 (9th Cir. 2009)...........................................................................................................7
Coal. For Econ. Equity v. Wilson
,122 F.3d 718 (9th Cir. 1997)...........................................................................................................5
 Diamond v. Charles
,476 U.S. 54 (1986)......................................................................................................................3, 4
Goldberg v. Kelly
,397 U.S. 254 (1970)........................................................................................................................8
 Indep. Living Ctr. of S. Cal., Inc. v. Maxwell-Jolly
,572 F.3d 644 (9th Cir. 2009)...........................................................................................................5
 Karcher v
.
May
,484 U.S. 72 (1987)..........................................................................................................................4
 Lujan v
.
 Defenders of Wildlife
,504 U.S. 555 (1992)........................................................................................................................5
 Nelson v
.
 NASA
,530 F.3d 865 (9th Cir. 2008)...........................................................................................................6
 Nken v. Holder 
,129 S. Ct. 1749 (2009)........................................................................................................2, 3, 4, 6
 Preminger v. Principi
,422 F.3d 815 (9th Cir. 2005)...........................................................................................................8
Strauss v. Horton
,207 P.3d 48 (Cal. 2009)..................................................................................................................9
Yniguez v. Arizona,
939 F.2d 727 (9th Cir. 1991)...........................................................................................................3
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