Case 1:14-cv-00404-RLY-TAB Document 24 Filed 04/03/14 Page 1 of 3 PageID #: 127

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS DIVISION

MIDORI FUJII, et al., Plaintiffs, v. GOVERNOR, STATE OF INDIANA, in his official capacity, et al., Defendants.

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No. 1:14-cv-404 RLY-TAB

Motion to Consolidate Preliminary Injunction Proceedings with Final Trial on the Merits COME NOW Plaintiffs, by their counsel, and pursuant to Rule 65(a)(2) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure respectfully request that this Court advance the final trial on the merits and consolidate it with the preliminary injunction hearing in this cause. This case presents a straight-forward legal question concerning the constitutionality of Indiana Code § 31-11-1-1, and consolidation pursuant to Rule 65(a)(2) will serve the interest of judicial economy and promote the efficient resolution of this case. WHEREFORE, the plaintiffs respectfully request that this Court advance the final trial on the merits and consolidate it with the preliminary injunction hearing in this cause, and request all other proper relief.

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/s/ Kenneth J. Falk Kenneth J. Falk No. 6777-49 /s/ Gavin M. Rose Gavin M. Rose No. 26565-53 ACLU of Indiana 1031 E. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46202 317/635-4059 fax: 317/635-4105 kfalk@aclu-in.org grose@aclu-in.org James Esseks Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice Pending Chase Strangio Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice Pending American Civil Liberties Union Foundation 125 Broad Street, 18th Floor New York, NY 10004 212/549.2627 fax: 212/549-2650 jesseks@aclu.org cstrangio@aclu.org Counsel for plaintiffs Wehrle, Miller, Hasty, Vallero, MacPherson, Stolen, A.M.-S.

/s/ Sean C. Lemieux Sean C. Lemieux No. 16778-49 Lemieux Law 23 E. 39th St. Indianapolis, IN 46205 317/985-5809 fax: 866/686-2901 sean@lemieuxlawoffices.com Counsel for plaintiffs Fujii, Layne, Betterman, L.M.-C., Scott and Rodney MoubrayCarrico

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Certificate of Service I certify that a copy of the foregoing was filed electronically on this 3rd day of April, 2014. The following parties will be served by operation of the Court’s electronic system. Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General Office of the Attorney General tom.fisher@atg.in.gov I further certify that a copy of the foregoing was served on the below named persons by first class U.S. postage, or via certified mail, on this 3rd day of April, 2014. Commissioner, Indiana State Department of Revenue 100 North Senate Ave., Rm. N-248 Indianapolis, IN 46204 Clerk, Allen County, Indiana Allen County Courthouse 715 S. Calhoun St. Room 200A Fort Wayne, IN 46802 Clerk, Hamilton County, Indiana One Hamilton County Square Suite 157 Noblesville, IN 46060

/s/ Gavin M. Rose Attorney at Law

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