In re National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation

Filing 741

Consent MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages with Stipulation Regarding Consent filed by Seema Ahmad, Center for Constitutional Rights, Tina M. Foster, Gitanjali S. Gutierrez, Maria LaHood, Rachel Meeropol. (Kadidal, Shayana) (Filed on 7/29/2010)

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In re National Security Agency Telecommunications Records Litigation Doc. 741 Case3:06-md-01791-VRW Document741 Filed07/29/10 Page1 of 7 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 hayana Kadidal CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS 666 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10012-2317 Phone: (212) 614-6438 Fax: (212) 614-6499 Email: kadidal@ccr-ny.org Attorney for Plaintiffs UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION | IN RE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY | TELECOMMUNICATIONS RECORDS | LITIGATION | _______________________________________| | This Document Relates Only to: | Center for Constitutional Rights v. Obama , | (Case No. 07-cv-1115-VRW) | _______________________________________| No. 3:06-md-01791-VRW CONSENT MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF EXTENDING PAGE LIMIT Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker By order dated July 21, 2010 (Dkt. 740 in 06-md-1791, Dkt. 44 in 07-cv-1115), the Court, upon consideration of the parties' joint status report, set a schedule in this action for the submission of cross dispositive motions by the parties under which: (i) plaintiffs must file an opposition to defendants' renewed motion and renew plaintiffs' cross-motion for summary judgment by July 29, 2010; (ii) defendants must reply and file an opposition to plaintiffs' cross-motion by September 14, 2010; (iii) plaintiffs may file a cross-reply by October 5, 2010. It appears that the page limit for the parties' opening briefs would ordinarily be 25 pages per Civil Local Rule 7-2(b). Plaintiffs' counsel hereby request an additional 5 pages for their opposition/renewed cross-motion brief. As noted in the attached stipulation, defendants' counsel have consented to this motion. Plaintiffs therefore make this consent motion for administrative relief under Civil Local Rule 7-11 for an order from this Court permitting plaintiffs to file a memorandum in opposition to 3:06-md-1791-VRW CONSENT MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF EXTENDING PAGE LIMIT IN CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS V. OBAMA (07-CV-1115-VRW) S Dockets.Justia.com Case3:06-md-01791-VRW Document741 Filed07/29/10 Page2 of 7 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 defendants' renewed motion and renewing their cross-motion for summary judgment of up to 30 pages. A proposed order is attached. Respectfully submitted, /s/sdk Shayana Kadidal CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS 666 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10012-2317 (212) 614-6438 Attorney for Plaintiffs July 29, 2010 3:06-md-1791-VRW CONSENT MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF EXTENDING PAGE LIMIT IN CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS V. OBAMA (07-CV-1115-VRW) 2 Case3:06-md-01791-VRW Document741 Filed07/29/10 Page3 of 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 hayana Kadidal CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS 666 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10012-2317 Phone: (212) 614-6438 Fax: (212) 614-6499 Email: kadidal@ccr-ny.org Attorney for Plaintiffs Anthony Coppolino Special Litigation Counsel UNITED STATES 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 Attorneys for Defendants 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3:06-md-1791-VRW CONSENT MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF EXTENDING PAGE LIMIT IN CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS V. OBAMA (07-CV-1115-VRW) UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION | IN RE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY | TELECOMMUNICATIONS RECORDS | LITIGATION | _______________________________________| | This Document Relates Only to: | Center for Constitutional Rights v. Obama , | (Case No. 07-cv-1115-VRW) | _______________________________________| No. 3:06-md-01791-VRW STIPULATION REGARDING CONSENT TO EXTEND PAGE LIMIT Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker RECITALS By order dated July 21, 2010 (Dkt. 740 in 06-md-1791, Dkt. 44 in 07-cv-1115), the Court, upon consideration of the parties' joint status report, set a schedule in this action for the submission of cross dispositive motions by the parties under which: (i) plaintiffs must file an opposition to defendants' renewed motion and renew plaintiffs' cross-motion for summary judgment by July 29, 2010; (ii) defendants must reply and file an opposition to plaintiffs' cross-motion by September 14, 2010; (iii) plaintiffs may file a cross-reply by October 5, 2010. S Case3:06-md-01791-VRW Document741 Filed07/29/10 Page4 of 7 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 It appears that the page limit for the parties' opening briefs would ordinarily be 25 pages per Civil Local Rule 7-2(b). Plaintiffs' counsel have requested an additional 5 pages for their opposition/renewed cross-motion brief, and defendants' counsel have consented. STIPULATION The parties, through their undersigned counsel, hereby stipulate and agree that plaintiffs may file a memorandum in opposition to defendants' renewed motion and renewing their crossmotion for summary judgment of up to 30 pages. A proposed order is attached hereto. Respectfully submitted, By: /s/Shayana Kadidal Shayana Kadidal CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS 666 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10012-2317 Phone: (212) 614-6438 -- Fax: (212) 614-6499 Email: kadidal@ccrjustice.org Attorney for Plaintiffs MICHAEL F. HERTZ Deputy Assistant Attorney General JOSEPH H. HUNT Director, Federal Programs Branch VINCENT M. GARVEY Deputy Branch Director By: /s/Anthony Coppolino per G.O. 45 Anthony J. Coppolino Special Litigation Counsel MARCIA BERMAN Senior Counsel UNITED STATES 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 Attorneys for Defendants July 29, 2010 3:06-md-1791-VRW CONSENT MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF EXTENDING PAGE LIMIT IN CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS V. OBAMA (07-CV-1115-VRW) 2 Case3:06-md-01791-VRW Document741 Filed07/29/10 Page5 of 7 1 2 3 4 5 ECLARATION PURSUANT TO GENERAL ORDER 45, X.B I, SHAYANA KADIDAL, hereby declare pursuant to General Order 45, X.B, that I have obtained the concurrence in the filing of this document from the other signatory listed above (Anthony Coppolino, Attorney for Defendants). I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoing declaration is true and correct. 6 Executed on July 29, 2010, in the City of New York, New York. 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3:06-md-1791-VRW CONSENT MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF EXTENDING PAGE LIMIT IN CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS V. OBAMA (07-CV-1115-VRW) /s/Shayana Kadidal Shayana Kadidal CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS 666 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10012-2317 (212) 614-6438 Email: kadidal@ccrjustice.org D Case3:06-md-01791-VRW Document741 Filed07/29/10 Page6 of 7 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 3:06-md-1791-VRW NITED STATES DISTRICT COURT NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION | IN RE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY | TELECOMMUNICATIONS RECORDS | LITIGATION | _______________________________________| | This Document Relates Only to: | Center for Constitutional Rights v. Obama , | (Case No. 07-cv-1115-VRW) | _______________________________________| No. 3:06-md-01791-VRW Judge: Hon. Vaughn R. Walker [PROPOSED] ORDER Upon consideration of the consent Motion for Administrative Relief and the accompanying stipulation of the parties, requesting enlargement of page limit, and good cause appearing, the Court hereby ORDERS that plaintiffs may file a memorandum in opposition to defendants' renewed motion and renewing their cross-motion for summary judgment of up to 30 pages. PURSUANT TO STIPULATION, IT IS SO ORDERED, DATE: ____________ _______________________________ Chief Judge Vaughn R. Walker CONSENT MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF EXTENDING PAGE LIMIT IN CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS V. OBAMA (07-CV-1115-VRW) U Case3:06-md-01791-VRW Document741 Filed07/29/10 Page7 of 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Dated: July 29, 2010 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 3:06-md-1791-VRW Certificate of Service I, Shayana Kadidal, certify that on July 29, 2010 (PDT), I caused the foregoing Motion for Administrative Relief and Stipulation to be filed electronically on the ECF system and served via email on the counsel for defendants listed below. Anthony J. Coppolino Marcia Berman Special Litigation Counsel United States Department of Justice Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch P.O. Box 883 Washington, D.C. 20044 Email: tony.coppolino@usdoj.gov Email: marcia.berman@usdoj.gov /s/ Shayana Kadidal CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS 666 Broadway, 7th Floor New York, NY 10012-2317 CONSENT MOTION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE RELIEF EXTENDING PAGE LIMIT IN CENTER FOR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS V. OBAMA (07-CV-1115-VRW)

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