Jewel et al v. National Security Agency et al

Filing 41

STIPULATION to Set Briefing Schedule by David S. Addington, Keith B. Alexander, John D. Ashcroft, George W. Bush, Richard B. Cheney, Alberto R. Gonzales, Michael V. Hayden, John M. McConnell, Michael B. Mukasey, John D. Negroponte. (Whitman, James) (Filed on 8/5/2009)

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Jewel et al v. National Security Agency et al Doc. 41 Case3:08-cv-04373-VRW Document41 Filed08/05/09 Page1 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 MICHAEL F. HERTZ Deputy Assistant Attorney General ANN M. RAVEL Deputy Assistant Attorney General TIMOTHY P. GARREN Director ANDREA W. MCCARTHY Senior Trial Counsel JAMES R. WHITMAN (D.C. Bar No. 987694) Trial Attorney United States Department of Justice Civil Division, Torts Branch P.O. Box 7146, Ben Franklin Station Washington, DC 20044-7146 Tel: (202) 616-4169 Fax: (202) 616-4314 james.whitman@usdoj.gov Attorneys for the Defendants Listed on the Signature Page UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION ____________________________________ ) No. 08-4373 VRW CAROLYN JEWEL, et al., ) ) STIPULATION TO SET BRIEFING Plaintiffs, ) SCHEDULE ) v. ) [Civil L.R. 6-1(b); 6-2; 7-12] ) NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY, et al., ) ) Defendants. ) ____________________________________) Pursuant to Local Rule 6-1(b), the parties, through their undersigned counsel, hereby 20 stipulate and agree to a briefing schedule in connection with the Individual Capacity Defendants' 21 Motion for Relief from the Court's Orders of April 27, 2009, and May 8, 2009. 22 RECITALS 23 1. 24 National Security Agency ("NSA"), the United States, and several Government officials in their 25 official and individual capacities, challenging alleged surveillance activities on statutory and 26 constitutional grounds. See Doc # 1. 27 28 J e w e l v. NSA, No. 08-4373 VRW , Stipulation to Set Briefing Schedule On September 18, 2008, plaintiffs filed a complaint in this action against the Dockets.Justia.com Case3:08-cv-04373-VRW Document41 Filed08/05/09 Page2 of 5 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 2. On April 3, 2009, the Government Defendants sued in their official capacities filed a Motion to Dismiss and for Summary Judgment. See Doc # 18. That motion was argued and submitted for consideration by the Court on July 15, 2009. 3. On July 10, 2009, the individual capacity defendants filed a Motion for Relief from the Court's Orders of April 27, 2009, and May 8, 2009. See Doc # 32. That motion is scheduled to be heard on September 17, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. 4. The parties have conferred and agreed upon the following briefing schedule in connection with the September 17, 2009 hearing date: August 24, 2009: Plaintiffs' Opposition to the Individual Capacity Defendants' Motion September 3, 2009: Individual Defendants' Reply J e w e l v. NSA, No. 08-4373 VRW , Stipulation to Set Briefing Schedule -2- Case3:08-cv-04373-VRW Document41 Filed08/05/09 Page3 of 5 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 ANDREA W. MCCARTHY Senior Trial Counsel, Torts Branch 2. 3. September 3, 2009: STIPULATION Pursuant to Local Rule 6-1(b), the parties, through their undersigned counsel, hereby stipulate and agree to the following schedule in connection with the Individual Capacity Defendants' Motion for Relief from the Court's Orders of April 27, 2009, and May 8, 2009: 1. August 24, 2009: Plaintiffs' Opposition to the Individual Capacity Defendants' Motion Individual Capacity Defendants' Reply September 17, 2009: Hearing on Individual Capacity Defendants' Motion at 10:00 a.m. Respectfully submitted this 5th day of August, 2009, MICHAEL F. HERTZ Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division ANN M. RAVEL Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division TIMOTHY P. GARREN Director, Torts Branch /s/ James R. Whitman JAMES R. WHITMAN (D.C. Bar No. 987694) Trial Attorney United States Department of Justice Civil Division, Torts Branch Attorneys for George W. Bush, Richard B. Cheney, David S. Addington, Keith B. Alexander, Michael V. Hayden, John D. McConnell, John D. Negroponte, Michael B. Mukasey, Alberto R. Gonzales, and John D. Ashcroft, in their individual capacity J e w e l v. NSA, No. 08-4373 VRW , Stipulation to Set Briefing Schedule -3- Case3:08-cv-04373-VRW Document41 Filed08/05/09 Page4 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 DECLARATION PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER 45, X.B I, JAMES R. WHITMAN, hereby declare that, pursuant to General Order 45, X.B, 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 August 5, 2009, in the City of Washington, District of Columbia. /s/ James R. Whitman JAMES R. WHITMAN (D.C. Bar No. 987694) Trial Attorney United States Department of Justice Civil Division, Torts Branch P.O. Box 7146, Ben Franklin Station Washington, DC 20044-7146 Tel: (202) 616-4169 Fax: (202) 616-4314 james.whitman@usdoj.gov Attorney for the Individual Capacity Defendants SIGNATORY PER G.O. 45: 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 Fax: 415/436-9993 By: /s/ Cindy Cohn CINDY COHN per G.O. 45 Attorneys for Plaintiffs 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 J e w e l v. NSA, No. 08-4373 VRW , Stipulation to Set Briefing Schedule -4- Case3:08-cv-04373-VRW Document41 Filed08/05/09 Page5 of 5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2. 3. September 3, 2009: [PROPOSED] ORDER Pursuant to the foregoing Stipulation, and good cause appearing, the Court hereby sets the following schedule in connection with the Individual Capacity Defendants' Motion for Relief from the Court's Orders of April 27, 2009, and May 8, 2009: 1. August 24, 2009: Plaintiffs' Opposition to the Individual Capacity Defendants' Motion Individual Capacity Defendants' Reply September 17, 2009: Hearing on Individual Capacity Defendants' Motion at 10:00 a.m. PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED: 11 Dated: ______________ ___, 2009 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 J e w e l v. NSA, No. 08-4373 VRW , Stipulation to Set Briefing Schedule ________________________________ Hon. Vaughn R. Walker United States District Chief Judge -5-

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