IN RE: GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINEE LITIGATION
NOTICE RENEWED MOTION FOR DIRECT CONTACT WITH CLIENT by GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINEE LITIGATION, HAMOUD ABDULLAH HAMOUD HASSAN AL WADY (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D)(Gunn, Carlton)
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TED STATES DISTRCT COURT
CENTRAL DISTRCT OF CALIFORNIA
11 AMS NELSON BLAIR,
NO. CV-99-06859-MR (OP)
DEATH PENALTY CASE
¡/ ~ROO§~ ORDER RE:
14 ROBERT L. AYERS, Jr., Acting Warden, California State Prison at
l 5 San Quentin,
MEETINGS WITH JAMES NELSON BLAIR
ONFIDE IAL CELL-SIDE
18 GOOD CAUSE APPEARG, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED THT:
19 1. Petitioner's Motion for an Order Directing Respondent-California
20 eparent of
Corrections and Rehabilitation to Pennit Counsel Confidential
21 ell-Side Meetings with James Nelson Blair is GRANTED.
22 2. Respondent Robert L. Ayers, Jr., Acting Warden of
San Quentin State
23 rison, is ordered to permit members of
Petitioner's legal team to conduct three (3)
24 confidential cell-side meetings with Petitioner at his cell in the Adjustment Center
25 at San Quentin State Prison. If counsel for Petitioner determine that additional" \.
26 27 28
eetings ar necessary, the Cour will entertin an application for suc. åditional.
eetings and wil provide Respondent an opportity to be hear. " . . 'l\ -
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1 3. Counsel may meet with Petitioner for up to one-and-one-half ( 1/1/2)
2 ours at each visit. No more than two (2) members of
Petitioner's legal team may
3 attend each visit.
4 4. Counsel for Petitioner shan coordinate the scheduling of
5 ith the legal coordinator at San Quentin State Prison, Ms. Denise Dun, providing
6 suffcient notice of requested dates in order arange the visits at dates and times
7 at are least disruptive of prison operations.
8 5. The Warden of
San Quentin State Prison may require the members of
9 etitioner's legal team to wear "stab vests" and protective eye wear while within
10 he Adjustment Center. The Warden may not require the legal team members to
i 1 ear face shields.
12 6. The Warden of San Quentin State Prison may require two (2) of
13 orrectional offcers to escort the legal team members at each cen-side visit. The
14 correctional offcers shall be stationed six to eight feet away from the legal team
15 embers during each visit.
16 7. Any California Deparent of Corrections and Rehabiltation
17 employees present at the confidential
legal visits shall not disclose to anyone any
18 communications, verbal or non-verbal, that are heard or observed between Mr.
i 9 lair and members of his legal team.
20 8. If at any time during the legal visit, the correctional offcers believe
2 I hat the safety of the members of Petitioner's legal team or of the offcers
22 emselves is injeopardy, the offcers may terminate the visit. The Court shall be
23 otified of the circumstances surrounding such a termination for furter
25 9. Counsel for Mr. Blair, the Offce of
the Federal Public Defender,
26 han inform him in writing of
this Court's order granting cell-side visits and offer
27 him the alternative of a legal visit in the legal visiting area for condemned inmates
28 at San Quentin.
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10. Pror to each scheduled cen-side meeting, counsel for Mr. Blair shall
2 otify him in writing of the date and time of
the meeting and offer him the
3 alternative of a legal visit in the legal visiting area for condemned inmates at San
4 Quentin. In addition, the legal coordinator at San Quentin State Prison, Ms.
5 nise Dull, and counsel for Petitioner wil, in advance of each scheduled
6 meeting, attempt to coordinate a telephone can between Petitioner and counsel, at
7 hich time counsel wil again offer Mr. Blair the alternative of a visit in the legal
8 isiting area for condemned inmates at San Quentin. Respondent wil not forcibly
9 extract Petitioner from his cell for the telephone call or otherwise require him to
10 articipate in the call, but wil simply offer him the opportunity to speak with his
1 i counsel by phone at a location designated by the Warden at San Quentin State
12 rison or Ms. DulL.
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lCounsel for Respondent
23 pproved as to form and content only:
26 eputy Attorney General
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1 10. Pror to each scheduled cell-side meting, counel for Mr. Blair shall
2 otify hi in wrting of the date and time of
the meeti and offer hi the
3 Itemative of a legal visit in the lega visiting ar for condemned inmates at San
4 ntin. In addition, th legal cordinto at San Quentin Sta Prison, Ms.
5 nise Dull, and counsel for Petitioner will, in advance of each scheduled
6 eeng, attempt to coordinate a telephone cal between Pettioner and counsel, at
7 mch time counsel wil again offer Mr. Blai the alterative of a visit in the legal
g isiting ara for condenmed i!Uates at San Quentin. Rendet wil not forcibly
9 xtt Petitioner from his cell for the telephone call or otherwse requie him to
10 aricipate in the cal, but will simply offer hi the opportity to speak with his
11 ounsel by phone at a location designed by the Warden at San Quentin Stae
12 . son or Ms. DuL.
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HONURALE USW ALD PARA
United States Magistrte Judge
23 pproved as to ronn and content only:
26 puty Attorney General ounsel for Respondent
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.lROOF OF SERVICE
I, the undersigned, declare that: I am employed in Los Angeles County,
3 California; my business address is the Federal Public Defender's Offce, 321 East
4 Second Street, Los Angeles, California 900 I 2-4202; I am over the age of eighteen
ears; I am not a par to the above-entitled action; I am employed by the Federal
blic Defender for the Centrl District of California, who is a member of the Bar
f the United States District Court for the Central Distrct of California, and at
hose direction I served a copy of
the attched (pROPOSED) ORDER RE:
9 CONFIDENTIAL CELL-IDE MEETINGS WITH JAMES NELSON
LAIR on the following individual(s), addressed as follows, by:
II Placing same in a
I J Plaeing same in aa
12 ealed envelope for
IXI Placing same in a
seled envelope for
II Faxing same via
envelope for handdelivery:
13 olleclioo aDd interolflC
HAYWARD 15 PRIL S, RYLAARSDAM
colletioo and mailng
via the Uailed States
JAMES N. BLAIR
16 omce oUhe Attorney General 00 South Spriog Street, Ste. 500
17 Lo Aogele, CA 90013
San Quentin State Prison
San Quentin, CA 94964
B - elive :
Courtesy CODY to:
19 DEATH PENAL TV LAW CLERK
20 11 North Spring Street, Rm. SIOD Lo Angeles, CA 90011
HON. OSWALD PARADA
U.S. Magistrate Judge
Riverside Federal Courthouse
This proof of service is executed at Los Angeles, California, on
ovember 21, 2006.
I declare under penalty of perjury that the foregoin . tre and correct to
26 he best of my knowledge.
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