TO: Clerk of the CourtUnited States Court of AppealsFourth Circuit1100 East Main Street, Suite 501Richmond, VA 23219Charles TisdaleP.O. Box 401Richmond, VA 23219Federal Election Commission
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE
that the undersigned amicus curiae, MarioApuzzo, hereby moves the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals for entry of an Order granting amicus curiae leave to file an amicus curiae brief and to file it outof time.
I. THE COURT SHOULD GRANT AMICUS CURIAE LEAVE TO FILETHE AMICUS BRIEF
Fed. R. App. P. 29(a) provides in pertinent part that “[a]ny other amicus curiae[non-government entity] may file a brief only by leave of court or if the brief statesthat all parties have consented to its filing.” Fed. R. App. P. 29(b) also provides thatthe motion must be accompanied by the proposed brief and state the movant’sinterest and the reasons why the amicus brief is desirable and why the mattersasserted are relevant to the disposition of the case.
A. All parties that appeared in the District Court have consented to the filing of the amicus curiae brief
Appeal: 12-1124 Document: 12-1 Date Filed: 03/20/2012 Page: 2 of 9
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