UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA
April 16, 2010
HAMID AL RAZAK, ET AL., PETITIONERS/PLAINTIFFS,
BARACK OBAMA, ET AL., RESPONDENTS/DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Gladys Kessler United States District Judge
REVISED SCHEDULING ORDER
Upon consideration of the parties' Joint Request, the Court issues the following Scheduling Order:
1. Briefing Schedule on Section 1.D and I.E Issues: Petitioner anticipates filing a Motion to Compel Compliance with the Court's Order of July 27, 2009 (regarding Petitioner's Motion to Compel Compliance With the Court's Case Management Order) [Dkt. No. 235] and/or for Supplemental Discovery under Section I.D.2 and Section I.E.2 of Case Management Order # 3 (CMO), and/or for Declassification of Documents. The briefs will be due as follows:
a. Petitioner's Motion: within thirty (30) days of the Government's filing notice relating to exculpatory evidence under Section I.D.1 of the CMO;
b. Government's Opposition: within thirty days of the filing of Petitioner's Motion;
c. Petitioner's Reply: within fifteen (15) days of the filing of the Government's Opposition.
2. If the Court grants, in whole or in part, Petitioner's Motion listed in section 1, thereby requiring additional documents to be produced or declassified, the Government shall produce or declassify such documents within ninety (90) days of the Court's Order, with leave to move without prejudice for an extension, if necessary.
3. If Petitioner disputes that the Government's production or declassification of documents complies with the Order granting, in whole or in part, the Motion listed in section 1, or with the Government's obligations relating to the declassification of documents, Petitioner must file a Motion to Compel no later than thirty (30) days from the date the Government completes said production and declassification of documents.
4. Deadline for Filing Traverses: The deadline for Petitioner's traverse pursuant to Section I.G of the CMO is extended to ninety (90) days from the date that the Government completes production or declassification of documents under the Court's last Order relating to the motion(s) listed in sections 1 and 3 of this Scheduling Order. However, if the Court requires no production or declassification under any of those motions, Petitioner must file his traverse within ninety (90) days of the Court's last Order denying the relief sought in the motions listed in sections 1 and 3 of this Scheduling Order, or within ninety (90) days of the Government's completion of its declassification of documents pursuant to any currently outstanding requests for declassification, whichever is later. Petitioner may supplement the traverse for good cause shown.
5. Deadline for Initial Briefs in Support of Judgment on the Record: The deadline for filing Petitioner's and the Government's briefs in support of judgment on the record pursuant to Section III.A.1 of the CMO is extended to ninety (90) days from the date Petitioner files his traverse under section 4 of this Order.
6. Deadline for Response Briefs in Support of Judgment on the Record: The deadline for filing Petitioner's and the Government's response briefs in support of judgment on the record pursuant to Section III.A.2 of the CMO is extended to fifteen (15) days after the deadline set in section 5 of this Order.
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