Filing 1894


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IN RE: GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINEE LITIGATION Doc. 1894 Case 1:08-mc-00442-TFH Document 1894 Filed 01/12/10 Page 1 of 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA _______________________________________ ) ) IN RE: ) ) Misc. No. 08-442 (TFH) GUANTANAMO BAY ) DETAINEE LITIGATION ) ) _______________________________________) NOTICE OF FILING UNDER SEAL PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT Respondents are filing this day under seal, in connection with the Motion by Press Intervenors for an Order To Show Cause Why the Government Should Not Be Held in Contempt (Dkt. No. 1868), a Notice of Supplemental Authority bringing to the Court's attention the recent decision by the D.C. Circuit in Ameziane v. Obama, No. 09-5236 (D.C. Cir. Jan. 8, 2010). The Court of Appeals' decision is relevant to the issues presented by the Press Intervenors' motion. Respondents' Notice of Supplemental Authority must be filed under seal because the Court of Appeals issued its decision in Ameziane under seal, owing to the protected information identified in the body of the Court's opinion. Respondents have prepared a redacted version of the opinion that they consider suitable for public release, but the Clerk of the Court of Appeals has advised Respondents that prior to releasing the opinion they must file for the Court of Appeals' consideration a motion to unseal the redacted opinion. Respondents will prepare and file such a motion forthwith. Dated: January 12, 2010 Case 1:08-mc-00442-TFH Document 1894 Filed 01/12/10 Page 2 of 2 Respectfully submitted, TONY WEST Assistant Attorney General JOSEPH H. HUNT Branch Director TERRY M. HENRY Assistant Branch Director /s/ James J. Gilligan JAMES J. GILLIGAN Assistant Branch Director United States Department of Justice Civil Division, Federal Programs Branch 20 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20001 Tel: (202) 514-3358 Fax: (202) 616-8470 Email: Counsel for Respondents 2

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