Dammarell, et al v. Islamic REP/IRAN, et al

District of Columbia, dcd-1:2001-cv-02224

ORDER granting in part and denying in part {{55}} plaintiffs' motion for clarification or reconsideration. Signed by Judge John D. Bates on 5/12/2005.(lcjdb2)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA ANNE DAMMARELL, et al., Plaintiffs, v. Civil Action No. 01-2224 (JDB) ISLAMIC REPUBLIC OF IRAN, et al., Defendants. ORDER Upon consideration of [55] plaintiffs' motion for clarification or reconsideration with specific focus on issues of amendment and additional service of process, and the entire record in this case, it is hereby ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part; it is further ORDERED that plaintiffs shall amend their complaint by not later than May 23, 2005, to identify a particular cause of action arising out of a specific source of law, although the complaint need not specify the state that provides each state law cause of action; it is further ORDERED that plaintiffs need not provide formal service of the amended complaint pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1608; and it is further ORDERED that plaintiffs shall submit to the Court by not later than July 7, 2005, briefing on the proper choice of law determination and causes of action for each of the plaintiffs, and a proposed schedule for further proceedings in this Court and before Magistrate Judge Facciola for the entry of final judgment. /s/ John D. Bates JOHN D. BATES United States District Judge Dated: May 12, 2005 Copy to: Stuart Henry Newberger Crowell & Moring, L. L. P. 1001 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest Washington, D. C. 2004-2595 202-624-2649 (telephone) 202-628-5116 (fax) Attorney for Plaintiffs