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Petitioners,

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SAEED MOHAMMED SALEH
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HATIM, et al.,
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GEORGE W. BUSH, et al.,

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Respondents.








[PROPOSED] ORDER





Civil Action No. 05-01429 (RMU)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA



Having considered Respondents’ motion to to examine privileged communications (Doc.

41) and Petitioners’ motion to show cause (Doc. 46), and the briefing and arguments thereon, it

is hereby –

ORDERED, that the Government’s motion is DENIED and Petitioners’ motion is

GRANTED; and it is further

ORDERED, that Respondents shall show cause by July 31, 2006 why they should not be

held in contempt and sanctioned for seizing and reviewing Petitioners’ legal papers without no-

tice to and approval by the Court and without notice to counsel, and for failing to report its ac-

tions to the Court and counsel until nearly a month after the fact; and it is further

ORDERED, that in answering the Order to Show Cause, Respondents shall describe in

detail all communications between any agency of the Department of Defense and any agency of

the Department of Justice regarding the seizure and review of Petitioners’ legal papers; and it is

further

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ORDERED, that Respondents shall deliver all of Petitioners’ legal papers to counsel not

later than July 21, 2006; destroy, and certifiy that it has destroyed, all copies, summaries, de-

scriptions, or analyses of such papers; and neither seize nor review any other legal papers of Peti-

tioners; and it is further

ORDERED, that the Government provide information, under oath by a person with actual

knowledge, giving the particulars of what has been done with the privileged materials (including

who has read them, what analysis has been made, etc.) so that counsel and the Court can assess

the need for further measures.





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United States District Judge

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