Democracy Partners, LLC v. Project Veritas Action Fund

Civil Action No. 2017-1047 | D.D.C. | Aug 12, 2022

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ) DEMOCRACY PARTNERS, LLC, et al., ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) Vv. ) Civil Action No. 17-1047 (PLF) ) PROJECT VERITAS ACTION FUND, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) ) ORDER For the reasons set forth in the accompanying Opinion, it is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiffs’ Motion in Limine to Exclude Testimony of Aaron Black [Dkt. No. 118] is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART; it is FURTHER ORDERED that Aaron Black may testify as to the existence of a fiduciary duty between Allison Maass and Democracy Partners, but to no other matters; it is FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiffs’ Motion in Limine to Exclude Evidence Relating to Exposure of Defendant Allison Maass’ Subsequent Attempt to Secretly Record Another Organization [Dkt. No. 120] is GRANTED IN PART and DENIED IN PART; it is FURTHER ORDERED that defendants may introduce defendants’ proposed trial Exhibits 158 and 159, but may not introduce proposed trial Exhibits 157, 160, 161, 162, 163, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, or 178; it is FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiffs’ Motion in Limine to Exclude Undercurrent Videos [Dkt. No. 119] is GRANTED; it is FURTHER ORDERED that Project Veritas Parties’ Motion in Limine to Exclude Plaintiffs’ Proposed Trial Exhibit 121 [Dkt. No. 128] is GRANTED; and it is FURTHER ORDERED that the parties may question witnesses at trial about the underlying facts related to the excluded exhibits so long as the line of questioning is relevant to the issue at trial. SO ORDERED. PAUL L. FRIEDMAN United States District Judge DATE: $>]\ 2 | 2o—