The opinion of the court was delivered by: Hon. John A. Mendez U.S. District Court Judge
STIPULATION TO EXTEND TIME TO DISCLOSE EXPERT WITNESSES AND ORDER
ASSIGNED FOR ALL PURPOSES TO: HON. JOHN A. MENDEZ
WHEREAS, on October 6, 2008, the Court entered the current Status (Pre-trial Scheduling) Order ("Scheduling Order"). Among other things, the Scheduling Order provided that disclosure of expert witnesses shall be made by July 10, 2009, and disclosure of rebuttal experts shall be made by July 17, 2009. The Scheduling Order also provided that discovery shall be completed by September 17, 2009;
WHEREAS, on April 14, 2009, the Court granted Plaintiffs' United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Sacramento, WIND Youth Services, Robert Foss's and Plaintiff/Intervenors' Capital Bingo, Inc., Haggin Grant Post No. 521, The American Legion, Department of California, Mary Brown, and El Camino Athletic Boosters Club ("Plaintiffs") Motion for a Preliminary Injunction, and on May 7, 2009 the Court entered its preliminary injunction restraining and enjoining Defendants Bureau of Gambling Control, Matthew J. Campoy, and John McGinness ("Defendants") from taking enforcement actions against Plaintiff;
WHEREAS, on May 26, 2009, Defendant Bureau of Gambling Control filed its Notice of Appeal;
WHEREAS, on June 3, Defendant John McGuiness filed his Notice of Appeal; WHEREAS, on July 1, 2009, Defendants filed their opening brief in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal, and Plaintiffs have to file their opposition brief on July 29, 2009;
WHEREAS, and for good cause appearing, the parties hereby stipulate that:
1. Given the time and attention the parties must devote to the appellate proceedings, the parties agree that an extension of 30 days' time from the time set forth in the Scheduling Order to disclose expert witnesses is necessary, from July 10, 2009 to August 10, 2009; and
2. The parties hereto further agree that an extension of 30 days time to disclose rebuttal experts shall also be made, from July 17, 2009 to August 17, 2009, for the same reasons.
Robert McWhorter Attorneys for Plaintiffs and Intervenors UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY OF GREATER SACRAMENTO, a California Non-Profit Corporation; WIND Youth Services, a California Non-Profit Corporation; ROBERT FOSS, an individual; and CAPITAL BINGO, INC., a California Corporation; HAGGIN GRANT POST NO. 521, THE AMERICAN LEGION DEPARTMENT OF CALIFORNIA, a California Non-Profit Corporation; ...