STATE OF MINNESOTA July 25, 2017

IN SUPREME COURT
A17-1142

The Ninetieth Minnesota State Senate District Court File No. 62-cv-17-3601
and the Ninetieth Minnesota State Chief Judge John H. Guthmann
House of Representatives,

Respondents, JOINT MOTION
v. FOR EXPEDITED BRIEFING
AND ORAL ARGUMENT
Mark B. Dayton, in his official capacity
as Governor of the State of Minnesota,
and Myron Frans, in his official capacity
as Commissioner of the Minnesota
Department of Management and Budget,

Appellants.

Attorneys for Appellants Attorneys for Respondents

BRIGGS AND MORGAN, P.A. KELLEY, WOLTER & SCOTT, P.A.
Sam Hanson (#41051) Douglas A. Kelley (#54525)
Scott G. Knudson (#141987) Steven E. Wolter, (#170707)
Scott M. Flaherty (#388354) Kevin M. Magnuson (#306599)
Emily M. Peterson (#0395218) Brett D. Kelley (#397526)
2200 IDS Center Centre Village Offices, Suite 2530
80 South Eighth Street 431 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402 Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 977-8400 (612) 371-9090

and

MASLON LLP
David F. Herr (#44441)
3300 Wells Fargo Center
90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 672-8200

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As detailed in the parties’ joint petition for accelerated review under Minn. R. Civ.

App. 118, this case is of special, constitutional importance. Its resolution is time-sensitive

to the continued operation of state government. The parties thus jointly seek expedited

briefing and argument as follows:

Event Date
Appellants’ Opening Brief July 28, 2017
Respondents’ Brief August 15, 2017
Reply Brief August 21, 2017
Oral Argument August 2017

Respectfully submitted, July 25, 2017.

Attorneys for Appellants Attorneys for Respondents

/s/ Sam Hanson /s/ Douglas A. Kelley
BRIGGS AND MORGAN, P.A. KELLEY, WOLTER & SCOTT, P.A.
Sam Hanson (#41051) Douglas A. Kelley (#54525)
Scott G. Knudson (#141987) Steven E. Wolter (#170707)
Scott M. Flaherty (#388354) Kevin M. Magnuson (#306599)
Emily M. Peterson (#0395218) Brett D. Kelley (#397526)
2200 IDS Center Centre Village Offices, Suite 2530
80 South Eighth Street 431 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402 Minneapolis, MN 55415
(612) 977-8400 (612) 371-9090

and

MASLON LLP
David F. Herr (#44441)
3300 Wells Fargo Center
90 South Seventh Street
Minneapolis, MN 55401
(612) 672-8200

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