AL-ADAHI et al v. BUSH et al
ORDER on representations of the parties at a Status Conference held on March 5, 2009; the Motions Hearing now set for March 25, 2009 is cancelled and the parties shall appear, instead, for a Status Conference on that date at 10:00 a.m.; the parties will submit by March 23, 2009, by 4:00 p.m., a Status Report informing the Court about the progress of discovery (see Order for more details and dates). Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 3/9/09. (CL, )
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ______________________________ MOHAMMED AL-ADAHI, et al., : : Petitioners, : : v. : Civil Action No. 05-280 (GK) : BARACK H. OBAMA, et al., : : Respondents. : ______________________________: ORDER A Status Conference was held in this case on March 5, 2009, which took place on the record and via telephone. Pursuant to the
Protective Order entered in this case, the transcript will be sealed due to the discussion of documents filed under seal.1 Upon
consideration of Petitioners' Motion to Compel Compliance with Section I.E.1 of the Case Management Order [Dkt. No. 287], the Government's Opposition [Dkt. No. 294], representations of the parties, and the entire record herein, it is hereby ORDERED, that the transcript is sealed; and it is further ORDERED, that Respondents shall produce all video and/or sound recordings of any statement made by Petitioners upon which the Government relies to justify detention; and it is further ORDERED, that Respondents must search the database used by JTF-GTMO for any original notes or transcripts, including any
Parties, or members of the public, may request unsealing.
translation from Arabic, of statements made by Petitioners upon which the Government relies to justify detention; and it is further ORDERED, that Petitioners' request that Respondents produce any "other records or reports of [Petitioners'] statements," is denied without prejudice. The subject-matter of such records or
reports is covered by the Orders pertaining to video/sound evidence and notes/transcripts evidence; and it is further ORDERED, that Petitioners' request that Respondents produce "[a]ny interrogation log or any similar records or list of
interrogation sessions," is denied; and it is further ORDERED, that Petitioners' request that the Government produce "[a]ny documents that constitute, describe or report on any plan for Petitioners' interrogation," is denied without prejudice; and it is further ORDERED, that the Motions Hearing scheduled for March 25, 2009, is cancelled and parties will appear for a Status Conference on that date at 10:00 a.m. Among the issues to be discussed will
be deadlines for submitting merits briefs; and it is further ORDERED, that parties will submit by March 23, 2009, at 4:00 p.m., a Status Report informing the Court about the progress of discovery; and it is further ORDERED, that the deadline for Respondent's opposition to Petitioner Bawazir's Motion for Discovery Pursuant to Section I.E.2 of the Case Management Order [Dkt. No. 290] is March 9, 2009; the Reply, if any, is due March 13, 2009. The deadline for
Respondent's opposition to Petitioner Hamdoun's and Petitioner AlAdahi's Motions for Discovery Under Section I.E.2 of the Case Management Order is March 13, 2009; the Reply briefs, if any, are due March 19, 2009; and it is further ORDERED, that if it is necessary for parties to submit new factual information to the Court, they may do so by appending the material to their merits briefs.
March 9, 2009
/s/ Gladys Kessler United States District Judge
Attorneys of Record via ECF
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