UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
November 9, 2009
ABDAL RAZAK ALI (ISN 685), PETITIONER,
BARACK OBAMA, ET AL., RESPONDENTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Royce C. Lamberth, Chief Judge
Upon consideration of petitioner's Motion  for an Order to Show Cause,*fn1 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.