Filing 227

STATUS REPORT Regarding Authorization to Pursue This Action by OMAR MOHAMMED KHALIFH. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Acknowledgement of Representation)(Silverman, Cary)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA IN RE: GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINEE LITIGATION Misc. No. 08-442 (TFH) Civil Action No. 05-CV-1189 (JR) AUTHORIZATION TO PURSUE THIS ACTION 1. Pursuant to the Court's Order of July 29, 2008, attached hereto as Exhibit A is Petitioner's Acknowledgment of Representation, which authorizes attorneys Edmund Burke and Cary Silverman to represent Petitioner Omar Mohammed Khalifh in his habeas corpus petition. 2. Deghayes. 3. In Respondent's Status Conference Statement pertaining to this case, The Petition was originally filed by Mr. Khalifh's Next Friend, Omar Respondent stated in point number 3, "The detainee has directly authorized this petition." IN RE: GUANTANAMO BAY DETAINEE LITIGATION Doc. 227 Dated: August 1, 2008 Respectfully submitted, _____/s/ Cary Silverman______ Cary Silverman (D.C. Bar No. 473658) SHOOK, HARDY & BACON, LLP 600 14th Street NW, Suite 800 Washington, D.C. 20005-2004 Tel: (202) 783-8400/Fax: (202) 783-4211 /s/ Edmund Burke EDMUND BURKE BURKE MCPHEETERS BORDNER & ESTES 737 BISHOP STREET, SUITE 3100 HONOLULU, HAWAII 96813 TEL: (808) 523-9833/FAX: (808) 528-1656 Attorneys for Petitioner OMAR MOHAMMED KHALIFH 2

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