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Paul F. Eckstein, Bar No. 001822 P Eckstein@perkinscoie.com D. Andrew Gaona, Bar No. 028414
A Gaona@perkinscoie. com

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PERKNS COlE LLP 2901 N. Central Avenue, Suite 2000 Phoenix, AZ 85012-2788
Telephone: 602.351.8000 Facsimile: 602.648.7000

docketP HX@perkinscoie.com
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Attorneys for Defendants Democratic National Committee and Debbie Wasserman Schultz
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

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DISTRICT OF ARZONA
No. 2:

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Leonard Volodarsky; Greg Maroney,


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Plaintiffs,
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NOTICE OF SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY

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National Democratic Part of

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the USA, Inc.; Democratic National Committee; and

Debbie Wasserman Schultz,


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Defendants.
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(Assigned to the Hon. Susan Bolton)

19 Defendants Democratic National Committee and Debbie Wasserman Schultz (the

20 "DNC Defendants") hereby give notice of the existence of supplemental authority in


21 support of their Motion to Dismiss (Doc. No. 24J and their Motion for Sanctions (Doc.
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28).

23 On June 5, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued
24 an unpublished opinion affirming the district court's order in Tisdale v. Obama, NO.3: 1225 cv-0036-JAG (E.D. Va. Jan. 23, 2012) (see Doc. No. 27, Exhibit DJ, which concluded that

26 a complaint premised on the same legal theory advanced by Plaintiffs in the instant case

27 failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted because "(iJt is well settled that
28 those born in the United States are considered natural born citizens." The Fourth Circuit

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1 found "no reversible error" in the district court's order, and affirmed for the reasons stated

2 therein. See Tisdale v. Obama, No. 12-1124 (4th Cir. June 5, 2012), available at
3 http://pacer.ca4.uscourts.gov/opinion.pdf/121124.U.pdf.

Dated: June 6, 2012


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PERKNS COlE LLP

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By: sf Paul F. Eckstein


Paul F. Eckstein, Bar No. 001822 P Eckstein@perkinscoie.com D. Andrew Gaona, Bar No. 028414
A Gaona@perkinscoie.com

2901 N. Central Avenue, Suite 2000 Phoenix, AZ 85012-2788


Telephone: 602.351.8000 Facsimile: 602.648.7000

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CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE
I hereby certify that on June 6, 2012, I electronically transmitted the attached

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documents to the Clerk's Office using the CM/CF System.


I hereby certify that on June 6, 2012, the following were served by the U.S. District
Clerk's electronic system:

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Mr. Van Irion (van@libertylegalfoundation.com)

I hereby certify that on June 6, 2012, I served the attached document by hand

delivery on Judge Susan Bolton, United States District Court of Arizona, 401 West
Washington Street, Phoenix, Arizona 85003-2118.

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