MOHAMMED ABDULLAH TAHA MATTAN, ET AL. V. BARACK H. OBAMA, ET AL.
ORDER granting petitioner's (ISN 685) Motion 1292 to Show Cause. Signed by Chief Judge Royce C. Lamberth on 11/9/2009. (lcrcl2, )
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ____________________________________ ) ) ) Petitioner, ) ) v. ) ) BARACK OBAMA, et al., ) ) Respondents. ) ____________________________________) ABDAL RAZAK ALI (ISN 685),
Civil Action No. 09-745 (RCL)
ORDER Upon consideration of petitioner's Motion  for an Order to Show Cause,1 the opposition and reply thereto, the applicable law, and the entire record herein, it is hereby ORDERED that petitioner's motion is GRANTED; it is further ORDERED that petitioner's counsel shall file under seal a proposed factual return for public filing. The proposed return should highlight the publicly available information that respondents have redacted. It is further ORDERED that respondents show cause in a memorandum in response to petitioner's proposed return within seven (7) days. The memorandum shall provide specific reasons why respondents seek to withhold the information from the public factual return as protected. Any reply by petitioner shall be filed within five (5) days thereafter. SO ORDERED. Signed by Royce C. Lamberth, Chief Judge, on November 9, 2009.
As stated in the accompanying Memorandum Opinion, petitioner seeks a Motion for a Rule to Show Cause, which this Court construes as a Motion for an Order to Show Cause.
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