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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF INDIANA INDIANAPOLIS DIVISION OFFICER PAMELA LEE, et al., Plaintiffs, -vsMIKE PENCE, in his official capacity as Governor of the State of Indiana, et al., Defendants . ) ) ) ) ) CAUSE NO: 1:14-cv-00406-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 and 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 straightforward legal question concerning the constitutionality of Indiana Code §31-11-1-1(b), 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. Respectfully submitted, /s/ Karen C. Horseman Karen C. Horseman OF COUNSEL, AUSTIN & JONES, P.C. One North Pennsylvania, Ste. 220 Indianapolis, IN 46204 Telephone: (317) 632-5633 Fax: (317) 630-1040 E-mail: email@example.com /s/ William R. Groth William R. Grot FILLENWARTH DENNERLINE GROTH & TOWE, LLP 429 E. Vermont Street, Suite 200 Indianapolis, IN 46202 Telephone: (317) 353-9363 Fax: (317) 351-7232 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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/s/ Mark W. Sniderman Mark W. Sniderman SNIDERMAN NGUYEN, LLP 40 S. Meridian St., Ste. 400 Indianapolis, IN 46204 Telephone: (317) 361-4700 Fax: (317) 464-5111 E-mail: email@example.com
/s/ Kathleen M. Sweeney Kathleen M. Sweeney SWEENEY HAYES, LLC 141 E. Washington St., Ste. 225 Indianapolis, IN 46204 Telephone: (317) 491-1050 Fax: (317) 491-1043 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE The undersigned hereby certifies that a copy of the foregoing Motion to Consolidate Preliminary Injunction Proceedings With Final Trial On The Merits was filed electronically on the 21st day of April, 2014. Notice of this filing will be sent to the following counsel by operation of the Court’s electronic filing system. Parties and counsel may access this filing through the Court’s System. Thomas M. Fisher Solicitor General Office of the Attorney General 302 W. Washington St., IGCS 5th Floor Indianapolis, IN 46204-2770 Email: Tom.Fisher@atg.in.gov
/s/ William R. Groth William R. Groth Fillenwarth Dennerline Groth & Towe, LLP 429 E. Vermont St., Ste. 200 Indianapolis, IN 46202 Tel: (317) 353-9363 Fax: (317) 351-7232 E-mail: email@example.com