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Yousuf v. Samantar

Pleadings

Yousuf v. Samantar


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» United States Supreme Court (Second Petition)

» U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (Post Remand)

» U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (On Remand)

» United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

» United States Supreme Court

» U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

» U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit

» U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

United States Supreme Court (Second Petition)
13 Jan 14 Order Denying Petition for Certiorari
3 Jun 13 Petitioner’s Reply Brief In Support Of Petition For Writ Of Certiorari
24 May 13 Respondents' Brief in Opposition to Petition for Certiorari
4 Apr 13 Brief of Amici Curiae Former Attorneys General of the United States in Support of Petitioner
1 Apr 13 Brief of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner
19 Mar 13 Respondents' Waiver of Response to the Petition for a Writ of Certiorari
04 Mar 13 Petition for Writ of Certiorari

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (post remand)

02 Nov 12 Opinion Affirming District Court Denial of Immunity
24 Oct 11 Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae Supporting Appellees
03 Oct 11 Appellees' Response Brief
08 Jul 11 Opening Brief of the Appellant (Samantar)
08 Jul 11 Order Denying Motion to Stay Proceedings in the District Court
27 Jun 11 Plaintiff (Appellee) Opposition to Motion to Stay Proceedings at the District Court
18 Jun 11 Defendant (Appellant) Motion to Stay Proceedings at the District Court

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (on remand)

28 Aug 12 Final Judgment - Memorandum
28 Aug 12 Final Judgment - Order
28 Aug 12 Final Judgment - Clerk's Entry of Order
24 Feb 12 Transcript of Bench Trial Volume 2
23 Feb 12 Transcript of Bench Trial Volume 1
23 Feb 12 Transcript of Hearing
22 Nov 11 Defendant's Reply to Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment
09 Dec 11 Plaintiffs' Opposition to Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment
22 Nov 11 Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment
01 Jul 11 Court’s Order to Compel Document Production
29 Jun 11 Defendant’s Opposition to Motion to Compel Document Production
24 Jun 11 Plaintiff’s Motion to Compel Document Production
25 May 11 Defendant’s Answer to Plaintiff’s Second Amended Complaint
18 May 11 Court’s Order Denying Motion to Stay Proceedings Pending Appeal
13 May 11 Defendant’s Motion to Stay Proceedings Pending Appeal
01 Apr 11 Transcript of Court’s Order Denying Motion for Reconsideration
31 Mar 11 Defendant's Reply in Support of Motion for Reconsideration
28 Mar 11 Plaintiff's Opposition to Motion for Reconsideration
15 Mar 11 Brief in Support of Defendant Samantar's Motion to Reconsider
15 Mar 11 Def. Motion to Reconsider
15 Feb 11 Order Denying Common Law Foreign Official Immunity
05 Jan 11 U.S. State Dep't Statement of Interest
06 Jan 11 Order Re State Dep't Participation
05 Jan 11 U.S. State Dep't Notice of Potential Participation
22 Dec 10 Defendant's Reply to Plaintiffs' Opposition to Motion to Dismiss
14 Dec 10 Plaintiffs' Opposition to Motion to Dismiss
30 Nov 10 Defendant's Brief in Support of Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Complaint

United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

31 Aug 12 %20Trustee%u2019s%20Complaint%20
14 Jun 12 Order Denying Motion to Dismiss
07 Jun 12 Defendant Opposition to Motion to Dismiss
30 Apr 12 Plaintiffs’ Motion to Dismiss
30 Apr 12 Plaintiffs’ Response to Trustee’s Report
21 Feb 12 Order Granting Motion to Lift Stay
21 Feb 12 Hearing on Emergency Motion to Lift Stay
21 Feb 12 Trustee’s Response to Motion to Lift Stay
21 Feb 12 Plaintiffs’ Emergency Motion to lift Automatic Stay
19 Feb 12 Defendant Petition of Bankruptcy

United States Supreme Court

01 Jun 10 Supreme Court Decision
03 Mar 10 Oral Argument
19 Feb 10 Reply Brief of Petitioner Samantar
27 Jan 10 Brief for Retired Military Professionals as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents
27 Jan 10 Brief of Professors of Public International Law and Comparative Law as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents
27 Jan 10 Brief of Amici Curiae Academic Experts in Somali History and Current Affairs in Support of Respondents
27 Jan 10 Brief of Former United States Diplomats Morton I. Abramowitz, J. Brian Atwood, Harriet C. Babbitt, Harry G. Barnes, Jr., J.D. Bindenagel, James Bishop, James L. Bullock, A. Peter Burleigh, Hodding Carter III, Goodwin Cooke, Patricia Derian, Robert S. Gelbard, William C. Harrop, Samuel F. Hart, John L. Hirsch, Allen Holmes, Princeton N. Lyman, Marilyn McAfee, James C. O'Brien, Thomas R. Pickering, Laurence E. Pope, David J. Scheffer, John Shattuck, Paul K. Stahnke, Alexander F. Watson and Robert White as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents
27 Jan 10 Brief of Professors of International Litigation and Foreign Relations Law as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondents
27 Jan 10 Brief of Amici Curiae Dolly Filartiga, Sister Dianna Ortiz, and Other Torture Survivors and their Family Members, Human Rights Organizations, Religious Organizations, and Torture Survivors Support Organizations in Support of Respondents
27 Jan 10 Brief of the Foreign Minister for the Republic of Somaliland, Abdillahi Mohamed Duale, as Amicus Curiae Supporting Respondents
27 Jan 10 Brief of Senator Arlen Specter, Senator Russell D. Feingold and Representative Sheila Jackson Lee as Amicus Curiae in Support of Respondents
27 Jan 10 Brief of Amicus Curiae Martin Weiss, Gerald Rosenstein, Progressive Jewish Alliance, Association of Humanistic Rabbis, Jews Against Genocide, Stop Genocide Now, Save Darfur Coalition, Darfur and Beyond, Defend Darfur Dallas, Texans Against Genocide, San Francisco Bay Area Darfur Coalition, and Massachusetts Coalition to Save Darfur Coalition in Support of Respondents
27 Jan 10 Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae Supporting Affirmance
20 Jan 10 Brief for the Respondents
07 Dec 09 Amicus Brief of the Zionist Organization of America, the American Association of Jewish Lawyers and Jurists, Agudath Israel of America, and the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America in Support of Petitioner Samantar
07 Dec 09 Amicus Brief of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Support of Petitioner Samantar
07 Dec 09 Amicus Brief of Former Attorneys General of the United States in Support of Petitioner Samantar
07 Dec 09 Amicus Brief for the Anti-Defamation League Supporting Neither Side
04 Dec 09 Amicus Brief of the American Jewish Congress in Support of Petitioner Samantar
30 Nov 09 Brief of Petitioner Samantar
30 Sep 09 Petition for Writ of Certiorari Granted
11 Sep 09 Reply of Petitioner Samantar In Support of Petition for Writ of Certiorari
28 Aug 09 Respondents' Brief in Opposition to Petition for Writ of Certiorari
18 Jun 09

Petition for Writ of Certiorari

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit
10 Feb 09 Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Mandate
02 Feb 09 Order Denying Defendant's Petition for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc
22 Jan 09 Defendant’s Petition for Rehearing and Rehearing En Banc
08 Jan 09 Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals Reversal of the District Court Decision to Grant Defendant's Motion to Dismiss
23 Sep 08 Fourth Circuit Oral Argument (MP3 File)
16 Jan 08 Reply Brief of CJA’s Clients (Plaintiffs-Appellants)
02 Jan 08 Brief Submitted by Defendant-Appellee
14 Dec 07 Defendant’s Response to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Judicial Notice
07 Dec 07 Brief of Torture Survivors Support Organizations, Human Rights Organizations, Religious Organizations, and Torture Survivors and their Family Members as Amici Curiae in Support of the Plaintiffs-Appellants and Reversal of the District Court’s Decision
07 Dec 07 Brief of United States Member of Congress and Law Professors as Amici Curiae in Support of the Plaintiffs-Appellants and Reversal of the District Court's Decision
03 Dec 07 Notice Issued to Defendant Requesting Response to Motion for Judicial Notice
30 Nov 07 Brief Submitted to the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals on Behalf of CJA’s Clients Requesting that the Court Overturn the Lower Court’s Decision
30 Nov 07 Plaintiffs’ Motion for Judicial Notice in Support of Plaintiffs’ Brief


U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit
16 Jun 06

Opinion Upholding the Service of Rule 45 Subpoenas on the U.S. Government

United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Alexandria)
30 Aug 07 Plaintiffs’ Notice of Appeal
01 Aug 07 Order Granting Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Complaint and Entering Judgment in Defendant’s Favor
01 Aug 07 Opinion by Judge Brinkema
27 Jun 07 Plaintiffs’ Supplemental Filing Relating to Correspondence with the State Department
27 Apr 07 Transcript of Motion Hearing before Judge Brinkema
23 Apr 07 Defendant’s Reply to Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Complaint
18 Apr 07 Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss
29 Mar 07 Defendant’s Memo of Law in Support of Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Complaint
29 Mar 07 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Second Amended Complaint
09 Mar 07 Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File Second Amended Complaint including Scheduling Order
08 Mar 07 Plaintiffs’ Reply in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File Second Amended Complaint
05 Mar 07 Defendant’s Response in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File Second Amended Complaint
22 Feb 07 Plaintiffs’ Memo in Support of Motion for Leave to File Second Amended Complaint
22 Feb 07 Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to File Second Amended Complaint including Attachment of Second Amended Complaint as Exhibit 1
22 Feb 07 Notice of Voluntary Dismissal by Plaintiffs John Doe III and John Doe IV
04 Apr 05 Defendant’s Reply to Plaintiffs’ Response to Defendant’s Motion for Leave to File Additional Authority
16 Mar 05 Order Granting Defendant’s Motion for Enlargement of Time to File and Motion for Continuance of the Deadline for Reporting the Position of the Department of State
15 Mar 05 Defendant’s Motion for Enlargement of Time to File and Motion for Continuance of the Deadline for Reporting the Position of the Department of State
11 Mar 05 Defendant’s Motion for Leave to File Additional Authority including Memo in Support of Motion
28 Feb 05 Defendant’s Reply to Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint
22 Feb 05 Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint
08 Feb 05 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss First Amended Complaint for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction, Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted and Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction including Memo of Law in Support of Motion
03 Feb 05 Defendant’s Report to the Court Regarding Position of the State Department
27 Jan 05 First Amended Complaint
07 Jan 05 Order Granting Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to Proceed Anonymously
07 Jan 05 Transcript of Motions Hearing Before Judge Brinkema
05 Jan 05 Defendant’s Response in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to Proceed Anonymously
30 Dec 04 Corrected Version of Defendant’s Reply in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Complaint for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted
29 Dec 04 Plaintiffs’ Memo of Law in Support of Plaintiffs’ Motion for Leave to Proceed Anonymously and in Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Claims of Anonymous Plaintiffs
22 Dec 04 Defendant’s Reply in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Complaint for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted
20 Dec 04 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Claims of Anonymous Plaintiffs including Memo of Law in Support of Motion
15 Dec 04 Plaintiffs’ Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted
01 Dec 04 Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss the Complaint for Lack of Personal Jurisdiction and for Failure to State a Claim Upon Which Relief Can Be Granted including Defendant’s Memo of Law in Support of Motion
10 Nov 04 Complaint for Torture; Extrajudicial Killing; Attempted Extrajudicial Killing; Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment; Arbitrary Detention; Crimes Against Humanity; and War Crimes