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Case 2:07-cv-02513-GMS Document 1976 Filed 03/10/17 Page 1 of 3

1 Charles J. Cooper*
Michael W. Kirk*
2 Harold S. Reeves*
COOPER & KIRK, PLLC
3 1523 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20036
4 Telephone: (202) 220-9600
Fax: (202) 220-9601
5 ccooper@cooperkirk.com
mkirk@cooperkirk.com
6 hreeves@cooperkirk.com
7 * Admitted pro hac vice
8 John T. Masterson, Bar #007447
Joseph J. Popolizio, Bar #017434
9 Justin M. Ackerman, Bar #030726
JONES, SKELTON & HOCHULI, P.L.C.
10 40 North Central Avenue, Suite 2700
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
11 Telephone: (602) 263-1700
Fax: (602) 200-7846
12 jmasterson@jshfirm.com
jpopolizio@jshfirm.com
13 jackerman@jshfirm.com
14 Attorneys for Joseph M. Arpaio, Gerard
Sheridan, and Joseph Sousa
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16 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
17 DISTRICT OF ARIZONA
18 Manuel de Jesus Ortega Melendres, et al., NO. CV 07-02513-PHX-GMS
19 Plaintiffs, NOTICE REGARDING THE
STANDING OF FORMER
20 v. SHERIFF ARPAIO, FORMER
CHIEF DEPUTY SHERIDAN, AND
21 Joseph M. Arpaio, et al., LIEUTENANT SOUSA
22 Defendants.
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1 On March 2, 2017, this Court instructed counsel for former Sheriff Arpaio, former
2 Chief Deputy Sheridan, and Lieutenant Sousa to indicate to the Court whether they intend
3 to assert continued standing to urge their Motion for Recusal of the Court and Its Monitor
4 (Nov. 10, 2016), Doc. 1878, and their Renewed Motion for Leave to File Motion for

5 Discovery of Ex Parte Communications Between the Court and the Monitor (Nov. 15,

6 2016), Doc. 1884. See Order at 2 (Mar. 2, 2017), Doc. 1965.
Counsel for those three individuals hereby notify the Court that their clients do intend
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to assert their standing to continue to urge those two motions. Consistent with the Court’s
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Order dated March 2, 2017, they shall file a brief setting forth the legal arguments that
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establish such standing by March 23, 2017. They shall also file a response to the Court’s
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January 13, 2017 inquiry (Doc. 1923) by March 28, 2017.
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12 DATED this 10th day of March, 2017.
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14 COOPER & KIRK, PLLC

15 By Charles J. Cooper
Charles J. Cooper*
16 Michael W. Kirk*
Harold S. Reeves*
17 COOPER & KIRK, PLLC
1523 New Hampshire Ave., N.W.
18 Washington, D.C. 20036
19 * Admitted pro hac vice
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JONES, SKELTON & HOCHULI, P.L.C.
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22 By John T. Masterson
John T. Masterson
23 Joseph J. Popolizio
Justin M. Ackerman
24 40 North Central Avenue, Suite 2700
Phoenix, Arizona 85004
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Attorneys for Joseph M. Arpaio, Gerard
26 Sheridan, and Joseph Sousa

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1 CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
2 I hereby certify that on this 10th day of March, 2017, I caused the foregoing

3 document to be filed electronically with the Clerk of Court through the CM/ECF System

4 for filing; and served on counsel of record via the Court’s CM/ECF system.

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/s/ Charles J. Cooper
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