Al Odah, et al v. USA, et al

District of Columbia, dcd-1:2002-cv-00828

ORDER. Respondents' counsel shall have an affirmative obligation to ascertain whether the Guantanamo Review Task Force has made any recommendations regarding the disposition of Petitioners and, if it has, to notify the Court of the same. If a recommendation regarding the disposition of Petitioners has been made, Respondents' counsel shall also have an affirmative obligation to ascertain whether the Review Panel has made any decisions in connection with the recommendations and, if so, to notify the Court with the results of such decisions. The obligations imposed on Respondents' counsel pursuant to the attached Order shall be immediate and ongoing. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on June 15, 2009. (lcckk1)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA FAWZI KHALED A.F. AL ODAH, et al., Petitioners, v. Civil Action No. 02-828 (CKK) UNITED STATES, et al., Respondents. ORDER (June 15, 2009) To ensure that the Guantanamo Review Task Force operating pursuant to Executive Order No. 13,492 has not made any recommendations–and the Review Panel in connection with the same has made no decisions–that would render unnecessary or otherwise inefficient the further expenditure of judicial and party resources in this matter, it is, this 15th day of June, 2009, hereby ORDERED that Respondents' counsel shall have an affirmative obligation to ascertain whether the Guantanamo Review Task Force has made any recommendations regarding the disposition of Petitioners and, if it has, to notify the Court of the same. If a recommendation regarding the disposition of Petitioners has been made, Respondents' counsel shall also have an affirmative obligation to ascertain whether the Review Panel has made any decisions in connection with the recommendations and, if so, to notify the Court with the results of such decisions; it is further ORDERED that the obligations imposed on Respondents' counsel pursuant to this Order shall be immediate and ongoing. SO ORDERED. /s/ COLLEEN KOLLAR-KOTELLY United States District Judge 2