In re National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation

Filing 443

STIPULATION to extend page limits for Defendants' Reply by Keith B. Alexander, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Robert W. Werner, Federal Bureau of Investigation, George W. Bush, National Security Agency. (Haas, Alexander) (Filed on 4/9/2008)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 JEFFREY S. BUCHOLTZ Acting Assistant Attorney General CARL J. NICHOLS Deputy Assistant Attorney General DOUGLAS N. LETTER Terrorism Litigation Counsel JOSEPH H. HUNT Branch Director ANTHONY J. COPPOLINO Special Litigation Counsel ALEXANDER K. HAAS Trial Attorney 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 Attorneys for the Defendants UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 13 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation to Extend Page Limitation for Defendants' Reply Brief Al-Haramain Islam ic Foundation et al. v. Bush et al. (07-CV-109-VRW ) (M DL No. 06-1791-VRW ) IN RE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY TELECOMMUNICATIONS RECORDS LITIGATION This Document Solely Relates To: Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation et al. v. Bush, et al. (07-CV-109-VRW) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. M:06-CV-01791-VRW STIPULATION EXTENDING PAGE LIMITATION FOR DEFENDANTS' REPLY IN SUPPORT OF SECOND MOTION TO DISMISS OR, IN THE ALTERNATIVE, FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT IN Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation et al. v. Bush et al. Date: April 23, 2008 Time: 10:00 a.m. Courtroom: 6, 17th Floor Honorable Vaughn R. Walker RECITALS 1. On March 14, 2008, Defendants filed their Second Motion to Dismiss or for Summary Judgment. See Dkt. No. 17 (07-CV-109). 2. On March 28, 2008, Plaintiffs filed an Opposition to Defendants' motion. See Dkt. No. 20 (07-CV-109). 3. 1 2 4. 3 4 5. 5 6 6. 7 8 By Order dated February 7, 2008, the Court permitted Amicus briefs to be filed in connection with Defendants' motion by April 7, 2008. See Dkt. 15 (07-CV-109). On April 7, 2008, two Amicus briefs were filed in connection with Defendants' motion. See Dkt. Nos. 440 and 442 (MDL 06-CV-1791). Defendants require additional pages to reply to Plaintiffs' Opposition and the Amicus briefs filed in connection with Defendants' motion. The Court's Order of February 7, 2008 granted the parties a page extension for their initial submissions to 40 pages; however, Defendants' initial motion did not exceed the 25page limitation of the local rules. 9 7. 10 (Mr. Eisenberg) and obtained Plaintiffs' consent to this page extension. 11 8. 12 (MDL 06-CV-1791), this stipulation is being filed five days before the due date of Defendant's 13 reply (April 14, 2008). (The Amicus briefs were filed the evening of April 7, 2008.) 14 STIPULATION 15 The Plaintiffs and Defendants in Al-Haramain v. Bush (06-CV-109), through their 16 respective counsel, hereby stipulate and agree that the page limitation for Defendants' Reply to 17 Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendants Second Motion to Dismiss or, in the Alternative, for 18 Summary Judgment and Amicus briefs filed in connection with Defendants' pending motion, be 19 extended to 25 pages. 20 A proposed Order for the Court's approval of this stipulation is attached hereto. 21 Dated: April 9, 2008 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation to Extend Page Limitation for Defendants' Reply Brief Al-Haramain Islam ic Foundation et al. v. Bush et al. (07-CV-109-VRW ) (M DL No. 06-1791-VRW ) Counsel for Defendants (Mr. Coppolino) conferred with counsel for the Plaintiffs Consistent with 6 of the Court's Practice & Procedure Order, see Dkt. No. 370 Respectfully Submitted, JEFFREY S. BUCHOLTZ Acting Assistant Attorney General CARL J. NICHOLS Deputy Assistant Attorney General DOUGLAS N. LETTER Terrorism Litigation Counsel -2- 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 JOSEPH H. HUNT Branch Director s/ Anthony J. Coppolino ANTHONY J. COPPOLINO Special Litigation Counsel s/ Alexander K. Haas ALEXANDER K. HAAS Trial Attorney 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 Attorneys for the Defendants Stipulation to Extend Page Limitation for Defendants' Reply Brief Al-Haramain Islam ic Foundation et al. v. Bush et al. (07-CV-109-VRW ) (M DL No. 06-1791-VRW ) -3- DECLARATION PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER 45, X.B 1 I, ALEXANDER K. HAAS, do hereby declare pursuant to General Order 45, X.B, that 2 I have obtained the concurrence in the filing of this stipulation from the signatory listed below. 3 I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing is true and correct. 4 Executed on April 9, 2008 in the City of Washington, District of Columbia. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Attorneys for the Defendants 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation to Extend Page Limitation for Defendants' Reply Brief Al-Haramain Islam ic Foundation et al. v. Bush et al. (07-CV-109-VRW ) (M DL No. 06-1791-VRW ) By: s/ Alexander K. Haas ANTHONY J. COPPOLINO Special Litigation Counsel ALEXANDER K. HAAS Trial Attorney 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 By: s/ Jon B. Eisenberg per G.O. 45 JON B. EISENBERG California Bar No. 88278 (jon@eandhlaw.com) Eisenberg & Hancock LLP 1970 Broadway, Suite 1200 Oakland, CA 94612 510.452.258l Fax 510.452.3277 Counsel for Plaintiffs Al-Haramain Islamic Foundation, Inc., Wendell Belew, and Asim Ghafoor -4- [PROPOSED] ORDER 1 Pursuant to the foregoing stipulation, the page limitation for Defendants' Reply in 2 Support of Defendants' Second Motion to Dismiss or for Summary Judgment is hereby extended 3 to 25 pages. 4 5 IT IS SO ORDERED. 6 7 Dated: April ___, 2008. 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Stipulation to Extend Page Limitation for Defendants' Reply Brief Al-Haramain Islam ic Foundation et al. v. Bush et al. (07-CV-109-VRW ) (M DL No. 06-1791-VRW ) Hon. Vaughn R. Walker Chief Judge, United States District Court for the Norther District of California

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