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11-17255 #12

11-17255 #12

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Doc #12 - Proponents' Reply in support of Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal
Doc #12 - Proponents' Reply in support of Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal

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11-17255
 
U
NITED
S
TATES
C
OURT OF
A
PPEALS
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HE
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INTH
C
IRCUIT
 
KRISTIN PERRY, et al.,
 
Plaintiffs-Appellees
,v.
 
EDMUND G. BROWN, Jr. et al.,
 Defendants
,
 
and
 
DENNIS HOLLINGSWORTH, et al.,
 Defendant-Intervenors-Appellants
.Appeal from United States District Court for the Northern District of CaliforniaCivil Case No. 09-CV-2292 JW (Honorable James Ware)
 APPELLANTS’ REPLY IN SUPPORT OF EMERGENCY MOTIONFOR STAY PENDING APPEAL
Andrew P. PugnoL
AW
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FFICES OF
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NDREW
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 101 Parkshore Drive, Suite 100Folsom, California 95630(916) 608-3065; (916) 608-3066 FaxBrian W. RaumJames A. CampbellA
LLIANCE
D
EFENSE
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UND
 15100 North 90th StreetScottsdale, Arizona 85260(480) 444-0020; (480) 444-0028 FaxCharles J. Cooper
 
David H. Thompson
 
Howard C. Nielson, Jr.
 
Peter A. PattersonC
OOPER AND
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IRK
,
 
PLLC1523 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.Washington, D.C. 20036(202) 220-9600; (202) 220-9601 Fax
 Attorneys for Appellants
 
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TABLE OF CONTENTSPage
TABLE OF AUTHORITIES.....................................................................................vI.
 
PROPONENTS’ APPEAL IS LIKELY TO SUCCEED................................1A.
 
The district court’s order is contrary to law..........................................1B.
 
The common-law right of access does not apply..................................5C.
 
Even if the common-law right of access applied, it would notwarrant unsealing the trial recording.....................................................8D.
 
The First Amendment right of access does not apply.........................11II.
 
PROPONENTS FACE IRREPERABLE HARM ABSENT A STAY.........12III.
 
A STAY WILL NOT HARM PLAINTIFFS................................................18IV.
 
THE PUBLIC INTEREST WEIGHS IN FAVOR OF A STAY..................18CONCLUSION........................................................................................................20EXHIBITS
*
 Exhibit 1 – Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion to Unseal Digital Recording of Trial; Granting Limited Stay (Sept. 19, 2011)Exhibit 2 – Report of the Proceedings of the Judicial Conference of theUnited States (Sept. 17, 1996)Exhibit 3 – Letter from James C. Duff, Secretary of the Judicial Conferenceof the United States, to Senators Patrick J. Leahy and Jeff Sessions
 
(July 23,2009)
*
Exhibits 1-36 were filed with Appellants’ Emergency Motion for Stay PendingAppeal; exhibits 37-48 are being filed with this Reply supporting the Motion.
 
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Exhibit 4 – Report of the Proceedings of the Judicial Conference of theUnited States (Sept. 20, 1994)Exhibit 5 – Letter from Chief Judge Hug (June 21, 1996)Exhibit 6 – Local Rule 77-3 (Sept. 8, 2011)Exhibit 7 –Trial Transcript (Jan. 14, 2010)Exhibit 8 –Trial Transcript (Jan. 16, 2010)Exhibit 9 – Letter from Charles J. Cooper (Jan. 14, 2010)Exhibit 10 – Notice to Parties (Jan. 15, 2010)Exhibit 11 – Order (May 31, 2010)Exhibit 12 – Amended Protective OrderExhibit 13 – Notice to Court Clerk re Plaintiffs’ Request for a Copy of theTrial Recording (June 2, 2010)Exhibit 14 –Trial Transcript (June 16, 2010)Exhibit 15 – Notice to Court Clerk from Plaintiff-Intervenor City andCounty of San Francisco re Use of Video (June 2, 2010)Exhibit 16 – Order (June 9, 2010)Exhibit 17 – Excerpts from Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law (Aug.4, 2010)Exhibit 18 – Petition for a Writ of Certiorari,
 Hollingsworth v. United States Dist. Ct.
(U.S. Apr. 8, 2010)Exhibit 19 – Order,
 Hollingsworth v. United States Dist. Ct.
(U.S. Oct. 4,2010)Exhibit 20 – Letter from Vaughn R. Walker to Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals Clerk (Apr. 14, 2011)ii
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