In re National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation

Filing 342

MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages for Reply Memorandum in All Cases Against Verizon and MCI Defendants filed by United States of America. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Tannenbaum, Andrew) (Filed on 8/3/2007)

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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 PETER D. KEISLER Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division CARL J. NICHOLS Deputy Assistant Attorney General JOSEPH H. HUNT Director, Federal Programs Branch ANTHONY J. COPPOLINO Special Litigation Counsel ANDREW H. TANNENBAUM Trial Attorney 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 United States of America UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION ) ) ) ) ) _______________________________________) ) ) This Document Relates To: ) (1) All Actions Against the MCI and Verizon ) ) Defendants in the Master MCI and Verizon Consolidated Complaint, Dkt. 125; (2) Bready ) v. Verizon Maryland (06-06313); (3) Chulsky v. ) Cellco Partnership d/b/a/ Verizon Wireless (06- ) 06570); (4) Riordan v. Verizon Communications ) ) (06-03574). _______________________________________ IN RE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS RECORDS LITIGATION No. M:06-cv-01791-VRW ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION FOR ENLARGEMENT OF PAGES FOR REPLY BRIEF BY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Hon. Vaughn R. Walker Date: August 30, 2007 Time: 2:00 p.m. Courtroom: 6 No. M:06-cv-01791-VRW--ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION FOR ENLARGEMENT OF REPLY PAGES BY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 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 Intervenor Defendant United States of America hereby moves, pursuant to Civil L.R. 711, for an order of enlargement of the page limit for (1) the unclassified Reply Memorandum of the United States in Support of the State Secrets Privilege and Motion to Dismiss or, in the Alternative, for Summary Judgment, to include a total of 46 pages; and (2) the classified Reply Memorandum of the United States in Support of the State Secrets Privilege and Motion to Dismiss or, in the Alternative, for Summary Judgment, lodged ex parte and in camera, for the length of that memorandum. The additional pages beyond the 25-page limit for each memorandum are needed in order to inform the Court fully of the grounds supporting dismissal of this matter based on the assertion of the military and state secrets privilege and other specified statutory privileges in response to Plaintiffs' 54-page opposition brief (Dkt. No. 315). The Verizon and MCI Defendants do not oppose this motion. Counsel for the Plaintiffs have not yet respond to the Government's request for their position on this motion and, thus, may oppose the motion. DATED: August 3, 2007 Respectfully Submitted, PETER D. KEISLER Assistant Attorney General, Civil Division CARL J. NICHOLS Deputy Assistant Attorney General DOUGLAS N. LETTER Terrorism Litigation Counsel JOSEPH H. HUNT Director, Federal Programs Branch s/ Anthony J. Coppolino ANTHONY J. COPPOLINO Special Litigation Counsel s/ Andrew H. Tannenbaum ANDREW H. TANNENBAUM Trial Attorneys U.S. Department of Justice Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW Washington, D.C. 20001 Phone: (202) 514-4782 -- Fax: (202) 616-8460 Email: tony.coppolino@usdoj.gov No. M:06-cv-01791-VRW--ADMINISTRATIVE MOTION FOR ENLARGEMENT OF REPLY PAGES BY THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1

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