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.
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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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