• Plaintiffs’ Second Notice of Filing Additional Exhibits

    IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
    FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

    ______________________________________

    CENTER FOR NATIONAL SECURITY
    STUDIES, et al.,

    Plaintiffs,

    v.

    DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE,

    Defendant.
    _____________________________________

    Judge Kessler

    Civil Action No. 01-2500

    SECOND NOTICE OF FILING ADDITIONAL EXHIBITS

    I.

    On Wednesday, the Department of Justice officially released information about still another person detained by the INS in connection with the post-9/11 investigation. Department spokeswoman Susan Dryden announced the detainee’s name (Ramsi Al-Shannaq), the date and place of his arrest (at his home in Baltimore on June 24), and the charge against him ("overstaying his visa"). Other officials disclosed other details about his situation. See FBI Detains Man With Hijackers Link, New York Times on the Web, June 26, 2002, attached hereto as Exhibit A, and available at <http://www.nytimes.com/ aponline/national/AP-Attacks-Arrest.html>.

    II.

    This morning, the Supreme Court granted the government’s motion for a stay, pending appeal to the Third Circuit, of the district court’s ruling in North Jersey Media Group, Inc. v. Ashcroft. The relevant pages of today’s Order List are attached hereto as Exhibit B. The Order List is also available at <http://www.supremecourtus.gov/orders/ 01ordersofthecourt.html>. The updated citation is: North Jersey Media Group, Inc. v. Ashcroft, __ F.Supp.2d __, 2002 WL 1163637 (D.N.J. May 28, 2002), stay pending appeal denied, No. 02-2524 (3rd Cir. June 17, 2002), stay pending appeal granted, 536 U.S. ___, No. 01-A-991 (June 28, 2002).

    Respectfully submitted,

    ______________________________
    Arthur B. Spitzer, D.C. Bar. No. 235960
    American Civil Liberties Union
    of the National Capital Area
    1400 20th Street, N.W. #119
    Washington, D.C. 20036
    Tel. 202-457-0800; Fax 202-452-1868

    Kate Martin, D.C. Bar No. 949115
    Center for National Security Studies
    1120 19th St., N.W. 8th floor
    Washington, D.C. 20036
    Tel. 202-994-7060; Fax 202-994-7005

    David L. Sobel, D.C. Bar No. 360418
    Electronic Privacy Information Center
    1718 Connecticut Avenue, N.W. #200
    Washington, DC 20009
    Tel. 202-483-1140; Fax 202-483-1248

    Steven R. Shapiro
    Lucas Guttentag
    American Civil Liberties Union Foundation
    125 Broad Street
    New York, N.Y. 10004
    Tel. 212-549-2500; Fax 212-549-2651

    Elliot M. Mincberg, D.C. Bar No. 941575
    People For the American Way Foundation
    2000 M Street N.W., Suite 400
    Washington, D.C. 20036
    Tel. 202-467-4999; Fax 202-293-2672

    Counsel for Plaintiffs

    June 28, 2002

    CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

    I hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing SECOND NOTICE OF FILING ADDITIONAL EXHIBITS was served by first-class mail, fax and e-mail upon:

    Anne L. Weismann, Esq.
    Lisa A. Olson, Esq.
    Carol Federighi, Esq.
    United States Department of Justice
    Civil Division, Room 1052
    901 E Street, N.W.
    Washington, DC 20530

    fax: 202-616-8470

    this 28th day of June, 2002.

    _________________________________
    Arthur B. Spitzer

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