RAZAK et al v. BUSH et al
ORDER setting out how this habeas corpus litigation will proceed (see Order for details). Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 3/4/09. (CL, )
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ______________________________ HAMID AL RAZAK, et al., : : Petitioner, : : v. : Civil Action No. 05-1601 (GK) : BARACK H. OBAMA, et al., : : Respondents. : ______________________________: ORDER A Joint Status Report [Dkt. No. 188] was filed in this case on March 2, 2009. Upon consideration of the representations of the
parties, and the entire record herein, it is hereby ORDERED, that, consistent with the wishes of the Petitioner, habeas corpus litigation will proceed under the guidelines
prescribed by the Court's Case Management Order #3 ("CMO"), as modified herein; and it is further ORDERED, that Respondents have until March 20, 2009, to submit any revision of their legal justification for detention; and it is further ORDERED, that by no later than 5:00 p.m., March 13, 2009, parties shall submit a brief containing their position as to the appropriate definition of "enemy combatant." Parties are also
required to indicate what, if any, response they have to footnote one of the recent Court of Appeals decision in Kiyemba v. Obama, No. 08-5424, slip op. at 3 n.1 (D.C. Cir. Feb. 18, 2009); and it is further
ORDERED, that Respondents have until April 1, 2009, to comply with their obligations under §§ I.D.1 and I.E.1 of the CMO; and it is further ORDERED, that Petitioner must file his traverse within 30 days of the date on which Respondents certify their compliance with § I.D.1 of the CMO; and it is further ORDERED, that motions for judgment under § III.A.1 of the CMO are due within 14 days of the completion of all discovery, as provided for in §§ I.D.1, I.E.1, and I.E.2.
March 4, 2009
/s/ Gladys Kessler United States District Judge
Attorneys of Record via ECF
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