HAMIDULLAH et al v. OBAMA et al
ORDER dismissing as moot 8 Hamidullah's amended petition for a writ of habeas corpus. See text of Order for details. Signed by Judge John D. Bates on 4/9/2014. (lcjdb1)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
Detainee, United States Air Force
Base at Bagram, Afghanistan, and
as next friend to HAMIDULLAH,
Civil Action No. 10-758 (JDB)
President of the United States,
CHARLES T. HAGEL, 1
Secretary of Defense,
COL. JACK L. BRIGGS II,
JOHN AND/OR JANE DOES Nos. 1-5,
Upon consideration of  petitioners' response to  the Court's March 31, 2014 Order
calling for further submissions on the issue of mootness, the government's representation that the
United States has "relinquish[ed] all legal and physical custody and control over Hamidullah,"
petitioners' acknowledgment that they cannot satisfy the standard for jurisdiction under Gul v.
Obama, 652 F.3d 12 (D.C. Cir. 2011), the government's consent, and the entire record herein, it
The Court has substituted the current Secretary of Defense, Charles T. Hagel, in place of his predecessor,
former Secretary Robert M. Gates, pursuant to Rule 25(d) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
ORDERED that  Hamidullah's amended petition for a writ of habeas corpus is
DISMISSED AS MOOT.
JOHN D. BATES
United States District Judge
Dated: April 9, 2014
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