Jewel et al v. National Security Agency et al

Filing 11

STIPULATION by National Security Agency, Keith B. Alexander, United States of America, George W. Bush, Department of Justice, John M. McConnell. (Haas, Alexander) (Filed on 11/26/2008)

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Jewel et al v. National Security Agency et al Doc. 11 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 GREGORY G. KATSAS Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division CARL J. NICHOLS Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General JOHN C. O'QUINN Deputy Assistant Attorney General DOUGLAS N. LETTER Terrorism Litigation Counsel JOSEPH H. HUNT Director, Federal Programs Branch ANTHONY J. COPPOLINO Special Litigation Counsel ALEXANDER K. HAAS (SBN 220932) PAUL G. FREEBORNE Trial Attorneys Email: tony.coppolino@usdoj.gov U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Rm. 6102 Washington, D.C. 20001 Phone: (202) 514-4782--Fax: (202) 616-8460 Attorneys for the Government Defendants Sued in Their Official Capacity UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 14 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 15 SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 Pursuant to Local Rule 6.1(a), the parties hereby stipulate to an extension of time for the 23 Government Defendants sued in their official capacity to respond to Plaintiffs' Complaint filed 24 on September 18, 2008. 25 RECITALS 26 1. 27 Constitution and federal statutes arising out of alleged warrantless surveillance and raising claims 28 against the National Security Agency ("NSA"), and Government officials in their official and N o . 08-cv-4373-VRW Stipulation to Extend Time to Respond to Complaint 1 ) ) ) Plaintiffs, ) ) v. ) ) NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) _______________________________________) JEWEL, et al. No. 08-cv-4373-VRW STIPULATION TO EXTEND TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT Courtroom: 6, 17th Floor Judge: Hon. Vaughn R. Walker On September 18, 2008, plaintiffs filed a complaint alleging violations of the Dockets.Justia.com 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 individual capacities. See Dkt. 1 in 08-cv-4373 (Sept. 18, 2008). 2. Plaintiffs moved to relate this case to Hepting, et al. v. AT&T Corp. et al., 06-cv- 0672-vrw, see Dkt. 7 in 08-cv-4373, which is consolidated with other actions before the Court by Order of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, see Dkt. 1 in 06-m-1791. The Court granted plaintiffs' motion on October 28, 2008, see Dkt. 9 in 08-cv-4373. 3. A response to the complaint by the NSA and Government Defendants sued in their official capacity is currently due December 8, 2008. 4. The parties have stipulated and agreed that a response to the complaint by the NSA and Government Defendants sued in their official capacities would be due no later than February 2, 2009. The parties aver that the requested extension will not alter the date of any event or any deadline already fixed by Court order. See LCvR 6-1(a). STIPULATION Pursuant to Local Rule 6.1(a), the parties hereby stipulate that the response of the NSA and the Government Defendants sued in their official capacity to the complaint would be due no later than February 2, 2009. DATED: November 26, 2008 Respectfully Submitted, GREGORY G. KATSAS Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division CARL J. NICHOLS Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General JOHN C. O'QUINN Deputy Assistant Attorney General DOUGLAS N. LETTER Terrorism Litigation Counsel JOSEPH H. HUNT Director, Federal Programs Branch ANTHONY J. COPPOLINO Special Litigation Counsel ALEXANDER K. HAAS (SBN 220932) PAUL G. FREEBORNE Trial Attorneys Email: tony.coppolino@usdoj.gov U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Rm. 6102 Washington, D.C. 20001 Phone: (202) 514-4782--Fax: (202) 616-8460 Email: tony.coppolino@usdoj.gov By: /s Alexander K. Haas 2 N o . 08-cv-4373-VRW Stipulation to Extend Time to Respond to Complaint 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Alexander K. Haas Attorneys for the Government Defendants Sued in Their Official Capacity N o . 08-cv-4373-VRW Stipulation to Extend Time to Respond to Complaint 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 DECLARATION PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER 45, X.B I, ALEXANDER K. HAAS, hereby declare pursuant to General Order 45, X.B, that I have obtained the concurrence in the filing of this document from each of the other signatories listed below. I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing declaration is true and correct. Executed on November 26, 2008, in the City of Washington, District of Columbia. GREGORY G. KATSAS Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division CARL J. NICHOLS Principal Deputy Associate Attorney General JOHN C. O'QUINN Deputy Assistant Attorney General DOUGLAS N. LETTER Terrorism Litigation Counsel JOSEPH H. HUNT Director, Federal Programs Branch ANTHONY J. COPPOLINO Special Litigation Counsel ALEXANDER K. HAAS (SBN 220932) PAUL G. FREEBORNE Trial Attorneys U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch 20 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Rm. 7328 Washington, DC 20001 Telephone: (202) 514-4782 -- Fax: (202) 616-8460 Email: tony.coppolino@usdoj.gov s/ Alexander K. Haas Alexander K. Haas Attorneys for the Government Defendants Sued in Their Official Capacity By: ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION CINDY COHN (145997) LEE TIEN (148216) KURT OPSAHL (191303) KEVIN S. BANKSTON (217026) JAMES S. TYRE (083117) 454 Shotwell Street San Francisco, CA 94110 Telephone: 415/436-9333 415/436-9993 (fax) s/ Cindy Cohn per G.O. 45 Cindy Cohn Attorneys for Plaintiffs By: N o . 08-cv-4373-VRW Stipulation to Extend Time to Respond to Complaint 4

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