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Guantanamo Bay Imprisonment of Foreign Citizen:

Falen Gherebi v. George Walker Bush, Donald Rumsfeld

Opinion (PDF) (9th Cir., Dec. 18, 2003) Federal Court has jurisdiction over Guantanamo Bay detainee who is a foreign citizen. Executive Branch cannot imprison indefinitely without legal recourse

Guantanamo Bay Translator Cases:

Capt. James Yee

Charge Sheet (PDF) Oct. 10, 2003

U.S. v. Ahmed Mehalba

Criminal Complaint (PDF) Sept. 30, 2003

In re: Ahmad al Halabi

Order (PDF) Sept. 16, 2003

Petition for Writ of Mandamus (PDF) Sept. 15, 2003

Charge Sheet (PDF) Sept. 12, 2003

Ohio Truck Driver Linked To Al-Qaeda:

U.S. v. Iyman Faris:

Criminal Information (PDF) June 2003

Statement of Facts (PDF) June 2003

Plea Agreement (PDF) June 2003

Yemeni Citizens Charged With Supporting Al-Qaeda and Hamas:

U.S. v. al-Moayad:

Grand Jury Indictment (PDF)

Affidavit in Support of Arrest Warrant (PDF)

U.S. v. Zayed:

Affidavit in Support of Arrest Warrant (PDF)

Drugs-For-Weapons Cases:

U.S. v. Romero Varela, Uwe Jensen, Cesar Lopez:

Criminal Complaint (PDF) Accused of involvement in cocaine-for-arms case. Nov. 1, 2002

U.S. v. Syed Shah, Muhammed Apridi, Ilyas Ali:

Indictment (PDF) Accused of involvement in heroin-for-Stinger-missiles case. Oct. 30, 2002

Oregon Terror Cell Case:

U.S. v. Jeffrey Battle, Patrice Ford, Ahmed Bilal, Muhammad Bilal, Habib Al Saoub, October Lewis:

Plea Agreement (PDF) (U.S. v. Jeffrey Leon Battle) October 16, 2003

Plea Agreement (PDF) (U.S. v. Patrice Lumumba Ford) October 16, 2003

Brief of Amici Curiae (PDF) (Brief of ACLU and others supporting Defendant’s Motion to Suppress Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Evidence) (U.S. v. Jeffrey Battle, et al.) Sep. 19, 2003

Plea Agreement (PDF) (U.S. v. Ahmed Bilal) Sep. 18, 2003

Plea Agreement (PDF) (U.S. v. Muhammad Bilal) Sep. 18, 2003

Indictment (PDF) Case involves the arrest of 4 individuals alleged to have received terrorist training. Oct. 3, 2002

New York Terror Cell Case:

U.S. v. Mukhtar al-Bakri:

Criminal Complaint and Arrest Warrant (PDF) Accused of being 6th member of New York based al Qaeda terror cell. Sept. 13, 2002.

U.S. v. Yahya Goba, Sahim Alwan, Shafal Mosed, Yasein Taher, Faysal Galab:

Defendant’s Joint Memo of Law (PDF) Nov. 25, 2002

Grand Jury Indictment (PDF) Oct. 21, 2002

Decision and Order (PDF) Oct. 8, 2002

Government’s Proffer of Evidence (PDF) Oct. 8, 2002

Criminal Complaint (PDF) (U.S. v. Jaber Elbaneh) Sep. 17, 2002

Criminal Complaint (PDF) Case involving 5 men accused of being members of a New York based al Qaeda terror cell. Sept. 13, 2002.

Uncharged Terror Suspects:

Yaser Esam Hamdi v. Donald Rumsfeld:

Settlement Agreement (HTML) Uncharged U.S.-designated ‘enemy combatant’ agrees upon deportation to Saudi Arabia and revocation of his American citizenship (Sept. 17, 2004)

U.S. Supreme Court Order Granting Certiorari (PDF) Jan. 9, 2004

Government’s Supplemental Brief (PDF) (filed in U.S. Supreme Court) Jan. 7, 2004

Petitioner’s Supplemental Brief (PDF) (filed in U.S. Supreme Court) Jan. 5, 2004

Government’s Opposition to Petition for Writ of Cert. (PDF) (Filed in U.S. Supreme Court) Dec. 3, 2003

Petition for Writ of Certiorari (PDF) (Filed in U.S. Supreme Court) Oct. 1, 2003

Answer for Respondents-Appellants to Petition for Rehearing (PDF) March 20, 2003

4th Circuit Opinion (HTML) January 8, 2003

ACLU Amicus Brief (PDF) (Filed in 4th Cir. Court of Appeal) Oct. 25, 2002

Nat’l Ass’n of Criminal Defense Lawyers Amicus Brief (PDF) (Filed in 4th Cir. Court of Appeal) Oct. 25, 2002

Center for Constitutional Rights Amicus Brief (PDF) (Filed in 4th Cir. Court of Appeal) Oct. 25, 2002

Respondent U.S. Government’s Reply Brief (PDF) (Filed in 4th Cir. Court of Appeal) Oct. 25, 2002

Petitioner Hamdi’s Brief (PDF) (Filed in 4th Cir. Court of Appeal) Oct. 18, 2002

Government’s Motion for Interlocutory Appeal and Stay (PDF) Aug. 19, 2002

Order Directing Government to Provide More Information (PDF) Aug. 16, 2002

Order Canceling Production Hearing re: Gov’t’s Secret Documents (PDF) Aug. 7, 2002

Government’s Motion for Relief from Production (PDF) Aug. 5, 2002

Opinion (HTML) (PDF) Reversing earlier decision. (4th Cir.) July 12, 2002

Opinion (HTML) (4th Cir.) June 26, 2002 (revised July 1, 2002)

Brief for Respondents-Appellants (PDF) Filed with 4th Circuit. June 19, 2002

Emergency Motion for Temporary Stay Pending Consideration of Motion for Stay Pending Appeal (PDF) June 13, 2002

Order (PDF) June 13, 2002

Declaration of Col. Donald D. Woolfolk (PDF) June 13, 2002

Order (PDF) June 12, 2002

Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (PDF) June 11, 2002

Order (PDF) June 11, 2002

Affidavit of Christian A. Peregrim (PDF) June 3, 2002

Birth Certificate – Yaser Esam Hamdi (PDF) Born: Sept. 26, 1980

Emergency Motion for Stay Pending Appeal (PDF) May 31, 2002

Respondents’ Motion to Stay Magistrate Judge’s May 20, 2002 Order Regarding Access, And Memorandum in Support (PDF) May 23, 2002

Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Respondents’ Objections to Magistrate Judge’s Order of May 20, 2002 Regarding Access (PDF) May 23, 2002

American Jose Padilla’s Terrorism Trial

U.S. v. Adham Amin Hassoun, Mohamed Hesham Youssef, Kifah Wael Jayyousi, Kassem Daher, and Jose Padilla

Jury Verdict Form convicting the three defendants on all terror-related charges (HTML) Aug. 16, 2007

Superseding Indictment of American Jose Padilla and other defendants on terror-related charges, accusing Padilla of conspiring to “murder, kidnap and maim&rdquo people abroad and support terrorists. (PDF) Nov. 17, 2005

U.S. Supreme Court Order granting the government’s request to transfer Padilla from military custody to civilian custody, while still considering a constitutional challenge to his capture and detention. (HTML) Jan. 4, 2006

Pres. Bush’s Memo authorizing the transfer of detainee Jose Padilla from the U.S. Dept. of Defense to the control of the U.S. Attorney. (HTML) Nov. 20, 2005

Pres. Bush’s Order to Hold Padilla as an Enemy Combatant (PDF) Federal authorities originally suspected him of plotting to smuggle and detonate a “dirty bomb” into the United States. June 9, 2002

Jose Padilla v. Commander C.T. Hanft, USN (District of South Carolina – Case No. 2:04-2221-26AJ and U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit)

U.S. Supreme Court Order granting the government’s request to transfer Padilla from military custody to civilian custody, while still considering a constitutional challenge to his capture and detention. (HTML) Jan. 4, 2006

Unopposed emergency application, notice of release, and trasfer of custody of Jose Padilla. (PDF) Nov. 22, 2005

Opinion (PDF) The 4th Circuit overturns the U.S. District Court Order, ruling that Congress gave the President legal to detain Padilla, and that he “unquestionably qualifies as an ‘enemy combatant’…” Sept. 9, 2005

Order (PDF) (Directing Service on Respondents, Time for Answer) July 6, 2004

Padilla’s Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (PDF) July 2, 2004

Donald Rumsfeld v. Jose Padilla (United States Supreme Court – Case No. 03-1027) Opinion, June 28, 2004

Order Granting Motion to Expedite Consideration of Petition (PDF) Jan. 23, 2004

Government’s Motion to Expedite Consideration of Petition (PDF) Jan. 16, 2004

Government’s Petition for Writ of Certiorari (PDF) Jan. 16, 2004

Jose Padilla v. Donald Rumsfeld (U.S. Court of Appeals – Second Circuit – Case Nos. 03-2235, 03-2438)

Motion to Stay Mandate (PDF) Jan. 16, 2004

Majority Opinion Holding that U.S. Born Padilla Cannot Be Held As An Enemy Combatant. (PDF) Dec. 18, 2003

Dissenting Opinion (PDF) Dec. 18, 2003

Transcript of Oral Arguments (PDF) Nov. 17, 2003

Government’s Reply Brief (PDF) Sept. 2, 2003

Padilla’s Reply Brief (PDF) Aug. 12, 2003

Amicus Brief (PDF) (Nat’l Ass’n of Criminal Defense Lawyers and NYS Ass’n of Criminal Defense Lawyers) August 20, 2003

Amicus Brief (PDF) (Experts on the Laws of War) August 2003

Amicus Brief (PDF) (The Cato Institute, Lawyers Committee for Human Rights) July 30, 2003

Amicus Brief (PDF) (Hon. John J. Gibbons, et al.) July 30, 2003

Amicus Brief (PDF) (American Bar Ass’n) July 29, 2003

Padilla’s Brief (PDF) July 23, 2003

Government’s Brief (PDF) July 22, 2003

Government’s Table of Authorities (PDF) July 22, 2003 Jose Padilla v. George Bush, Donald Rumsfeld, et al. (U.S. Dist. Court, Southern Dist. of New York – Case No. 02-4445)

Order Certifying Govt’s Interlocutory Appeal (PDF) April 9, 2003

Opinion and Order (PDF) (Padilla v. Rumsfeld [recaptioned]) March 11, 2003

Opinion Holding that Padilla can meet with lawyers. (PDF) Dec. 4, 2002

Respondents’ Response to Court’s Oct. 21, 2002 Order (PDF) Oct. 28, 2002

Government’s Reply In support of Motion to Dismiss The Amended Petition for a Writ of Habeas Corpus (PDF) Oct. 11, 2002

Supplemental Brief of Amici Curiae by The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (PDF) Sept. 27, 2002

Unclassified ‘Mobbs Declaration’ (PDF) Aug. 27, 2002

Government’s Response and Motion (PDF) Aug. 27, 2002

Petitioner’s Reply to Motion to Dismiss Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (PDF) July 12, 2002

Brief of Amici Curiae By The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. (PDF) July 2002

Motion to Dismiss Amended Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (PDF) June 26, 2002

Amended Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (PDF) (Padilla v. Bush, et al. [recaptioned]) June 19, 2002

Order (PDF) June 12, 2002

Petition for Writ of Habeas Corpus (PDF) (Padilla v. United States) June 11, 2002

Pres. Bush’s Order [to hold Padilla as enemy combatant] (PDF) Federal authorities originally suspected him of plotting to smuggle and detonate a “dirty bomb” into the United States. June 9, 2002

Convicted al Qaeda Terrorist Facing Death Penalty Sentencing Trial

United States v. Zacarias Moussaoui aka Shaqil, aka Abu Khalid al Sahraw

Order by Judge Brinkema denying Moussaoui’s motion [PDF] (May 8 2006)

Motion by Convicted Defendant Moussaoui attempting to withdraw his guilty plea following sentencing [PDF] (May 8 2006)

Jury’s Verdict Form sentencing Moussaoui to life in prison. [HTML] (May 3 2006)

Flight 93 Cockpit Voice Record Transcript played for the jury deciding whether or not to sentence Moussaoui to death [PDF] (Released April 12, 2006)

Special Verdict Form approved by the court for the jury to use in deciding whether or not Moussaoui is eligible for the death penalty. [HTML] (March 24, 2006)

Order quashing subpoena of TSA attorney Carla Martin, and directing that non-classified documents admitted into evidence be made publicly available. [HTML] (March 24, 2006)

Order allowing Government to call untainted aviation witnesses. [HTML] (March 17, 2006)

Defense Opposition to the government’s motion to reconsider Judge Brikema’s court order. [PDF] (March 16, 2006)

Government Motion for reconsideration of the court order barring use of aviation related evidence [PDF] (March 15, 2006)

Order barring the government from introducing aviation related evidence [HTML] (March 14, 2006)

Government Disclosure that Carla Martin, an attorney for the Transportation Safety Administration may have violated a court order by “providing a copy of the transcript from the first day of trial” to seven (7) prosecution and defense witnesses [HTML] (March 13, 2006)

Court Order prohibiting non-victim witnesses at Moussaoui’s death penalty trial from “follow[ing the] trial proceedings.” (e.g., reading trial transcripts) before testifying. [HTML] (Feb. 22, 2006)

Jury Questionnaire used in the trial to decide whether Moussaoui should be sentenced to death following his guilty plea.

Statement of Facts acknowledged and admitted to by Zacarias Moussaoui as part of his April 2005 guilty plea.

Superseding Indictment

Court Order ruling that Moussaoui is “fully competent to plead guilty to the indictment” and that a hearing concerning his proposed plea be held on April 22, 2005. (HTML) April 20, 2005

Court Order lifting a stay of the case, directing discovery to proceed, and anticipating that a trial date be set soon (PDF) March 28, 2005

The U.S. Goverment’s Redacted Opposition to Moussaoui’s Cert. Petition (PDF) Feb. 10, 2005

Moussaoui’s Redacted Cert. Petition to the U.S. Supreme Court (PDF) Jan. 10, 2005

Moussaoui’s Redacted Petition for a Rehearing of the Fourth Circuit’s Opinion (PDF) Sept. 30, 2004

4th Circuit Opinion (PDF) (Redacted appellate court ruling affirming defendant’s access to witnesses, holding the government’s proposed substitutions for witnesses’ deposition testimony inadequate, remanding the case so that the U.S. District Court and parties can craft adequate substitutions, and vacating sanctions against the government) September 13, 2004

Redacted Brief for the United States (PDF) (Government appeal to the 4th Circuit) Oct. 24, 2003

Notice of Appeal (PDF) (Government’s appeal from Judge Brinkema’s Oct. 2 Order) Oct. 7, 2003

Gov’t Motion to Expedite Appeal and for Longer Briefs (PDF) Oct. 7, 2003

Order (PDF) (Order barring argument or evidence of Moussaoui’s involvement in 9/11, and barring death penalty) Oct. 2, 2003

Opinion (PDF) (Opinion explaining decision to bar argument or evidence of Moussaoui’s involvement in 9/11, and to bar prosecutor’s intent to seek death penalty) Oct. 2, 2003

Government’s Opposition (PDF) (Government’s refusal to comply with court’s Aug. 29, 2003 order re depositions based on national security) Sep. 10, 2003

Order re: defense access to witnesses (PDF) (Court Rejection of Prosecutors’ Proposals) Sep. 8, 2003

Order re: Moussaoui’s Deposition of al Qaeda detainees (PDF) Aug. 29, 2003

4th Circuit Order (PDF) July 14, 2003

Government’s Position Regarding The Court-Ordered Deposition (PDF) July 14, 2003

Defendant’s Opposition to Government’s Petition for Panel Rehearing En Banc 4th Circuit. (PDF) July 14, 2003

Defendant’s Opposition To Government’s Emergency Motion To Reconsider Denial Of Motion To Recall The Mandate And Request For Submission Of Emergency Motion To The En Banc Court For Disposition 4th Circuit. (PDF) July 11, 2003

Petition For Panel Rehearing Or Rehearing En Banc 4th Circuit. (PDF) July 10, 2003

Motion To Expedite Consideration Of The Government’s Petition For Panel Rehearing Or Rehearing En Banc 4th Circuit. (PDF) July 10, 2003

Emergency Motion To Reconsider Denial Of Motion To Recall The Mandate And Request For Submission Of This Motion To The En Banc Court For Disposition 4th Circuit. (PDF) July 10, 2003

Government Motion to Seek Rehearing (PDF) July 1, 2003

4th Circuit Opinion (PDF) June 26, 2003

Redacted June 3, 2003 Transcript (PDF) June 3, 2003

Redacted Pro Se Motion By Appellee Moussaoui To Be Provided With Unredacted Copies Of Orders And Transcripts From District Court Previously under seal as pleading “Freedom of Information” on Apr. 21, 2003. (PDF) May 15, 2003

Redacted Pro Se Motion By Appellee Moussaoui To Reconsider Redactions Of Appellee’s Pro Se Pleading Of March 28, 2003 Previously under seal as pleading “Ashcroft Political Sensure Of The Truth” on Apr. 21, 2003. (PDF) May 15, 2003

Second Redacted Pro Se Supplemental Brief By Appellee Moussaoui Previously under seal as pleading “No More Game …” on Apr. 21, 2003. (PDF) May 15, 2003

Redacted Petition By Appellee Moussaoui For Pro Se Writ Of Mandamus Previously under seal as pleading “9/11 Mastermind Must Be Heard” on Apr. 21, 2003. (PDF) May 15, 2003

Third Redacted Pro Se Supplemental Brief By Appellee Moussaoui Previously under seal as pleading “Mohammed Alibi Testimony” on Apr. 24, 2003. (PDF) May 15, 2003

Redacted Pro Se Motion By Appellee Moussaoui For Unredacted Copy Of Government’s Brief Previously under seal as pleading “5th Plane Must Land On Moussaoui Runway” on Apr. 24, 2003. (PDF) May 15, 2003

4th Circuit Order Re: Media Access (PDF) May 13, 2003

Order (PDF) Apr. 28, 2003

Motion by Defendant to Force [illegible] Liar Aschroft to Disclose and Unredact his Delerious New 5th Plane Pilot Missing in Action as Briefed to his Court of Appal [sic] (PDF) Apr. 22, 2003

Motion by Defendant “to Force Ashcroft to Show His Ultimate Fantasie Theory or to Through Out Ahscroft Case” (PDF) Apr. 22, 2003

Government’s Response In Opposition to Defendant’s Pro Se Pleading Entitled “Redaction To Coverup their Lies” (PDF) Apr. 14, 2003

U.S. Reply Brief for 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (PDF) Apr. 8, 2003

Order Re: Secrecy (PDF) Apr. 4, 2003

Brief of the Appellee for 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (U.S. v. Moussaoui) Apr. 1, 2003

Order Suspending Trial (PDF) Feb. 12, 2003

U.S. Motion for a Stay (PDF) Feb. 7, 2003

Order Re: Request For Videotape (PDF) Nov. 5, 2002

Motion Re: Telephonic Communications and Visits (PDF) Oct. 17, 2002

Order Delaying Trial (PDF) Sept. 30, 2002

Order Acknowledging Security Breach (PDF) Sept. 26, 2002

Order Denying Motion (PDF) Sept. 26, 2002

Standby Counsel’s Reply (PDF) Sept. 25, 2002

Government’s Submission Regarding Relevance of Cockpit Voice Recorders (PDF) Sept. 24, 2002

New York Times Company’s Motion for Leave to Intervene (PDF) Sept. 24, 2002

Moussaoui Motion Re: Defense Counsel (PDF) Sept. 19, 2002

Government’s Response to Defendant’s Motion to Strike Surplusage (PDF) Sept. 5, 2002

Government’s Response Re: Missing Email (PDF) Sept. 4, 2002

Order Denying Access to Classified Papers (PDF) Aug. 23, 2002

Order Deferring Admissibility of Cockpit Voice Recorder (PDF) Aug. 20, 2002

4th Circuit Opinion Dismissing Moussaoui’s Appeals (PDF) Aug. 16, 2002

Order Moving Trial Date To January 2003 (PDF) Aug. 16, 2002

Government’s Opposition to Trial Delay (PDF) Aug. 12, 2002

Government Motion to Use WTC Vidoes/Photos (PDF) Aug. 8, 2002

4th Circuit Order Denying Petition for Emergency Issuance of Extraordinary Writs (PDF) July 25, 2002

Gov’t Response to Standby Counsel’s Memo Re: Rule 11 Considerations (PDF) July 25, 2002

Opposition to Petition for a Writ of Mandamus to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (PDF) July 24, 2002

Order Denying Standby Counsel Cell-Side Access To Mr. Moussaoui (PDF) July 22, 2002

Transcript of Arraignment and Motions Hearing (HTML) (courtesy of washingtonpost.com) July 18, 2002

Superseding Indictment (PDF) July 16, 2002

Order Denying Moussaoui’s Motion for Standby or ‘Advisory’ Counsel Of His Choice (PDF) July 11, 2002

Order Denying Mousaoui’s Motion to Testify Before Federal Grand Jury (PDF) July 11, 2002

Order Reaffirming Denial of Moussaoui’s Access to Materials Deemed Secret, and Granting Permission to Choose Certain Expert Witnesses (PDF) July 11, 2002

Government’s Response to Defendant’s Motion for Production of Documents (PDF) July 10, 2002

Order Denying Defendant’s Motion to Accept His ‘No Contest’/Nolo Contendre Plea (PDF) July 9, 2002

Order Granting Defendant’s Motion to Have a Right to a Public Trial (PDF) July 9, 2002

Order Permitting Review of Defendant’s Mental Health Evaluation (PDF) July 8, 2002

Order Granting Moussaoui Access to a Printer and Audio/Video Players (PDF) July 8, 2002

Moussaoui’s Motion to Compel the Government to Withdraw the Charge Against Me Because the FBI Were Conducting an Undercover Surveillance Operation (PDF) July 1, 2002

Moussaoui’s Motion to Appear in Front of the Grand Jury Convene on September 11 Attack to Testify (PDF) July 1, 2002

Moussaoui’s Motion to Give Me A Chance to Defend Myself By Seeing Bro Freeman to Receive Out of Court Legal Assistance on Federal Law (PDF) July 1, 2002

Moussaoui’s Motion to Appear in Front of Congress Hearing on FBI Knowledge and Responsibility on the Sept 11 Attack (PDF) July 1, 2002

Moussaoui’s Motion to Stop Leonie Brinkema DJ Playing Game with My Life (PDF) July 1, 2002

Government’s Response to Defendant’s Motion for Production (PDF) June 28, 2002

Government’s Response To Pleading Filed By Charles Freeman Entitled: “Is This How Alexandria Division Treats Its Guests” (PDF) (June 27, 2002)

Moussaoui’s Motion in Opposition to the Classification of This Case as Complex and for the Convening of Hearing to Determine How This Joint Motion Between Prosecution and Government Appointed Lawyer will in Effect Ensure My Conviction (PDF) Moussaoui refers to Usama bin Laden as “my brother in Islam and my Father in Jihad.” July 1, 2002

Filing By Houston Attorney Charles Freeman (Is This How Alexandria Division Treats Its Guests?) (PDF) June 25, 2002

Order Denying Moussaoui’s Motions To Dismiss and Change Venue (PDF) June 25, 2002

Government’s Opposition to Defendant’s Motion for Change of Venue (PDF) June 24, 2002

Government’s Motion to Withhold Places of Abode of Prospective Witnesses Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3432 (PDF) June 24, 2002

Government’s Omnibus Response to Defendant’s Pro Se Motions Regarding Attorney Charles Freeman (PDF) June 24, 2002

Government’s Motion Re: Victims’ Rights Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. 3510(b) (PDF) June 24, 2002

Government’s Response to Defendant’s Pro Se Motion to Delay Rule 15 Deposition (PDF) June 24, 2002

Superseding Indictment (PDF) June 2002

Order That Accused September 11th Conspirator Be Allowed To Represent Himself In Court On A Pro Se Basis, With Standby Counsel Until Such Time As Any New Counsel May Be Appointed For Defendant (PDF) June 14, 2002

Order That Accused September 11th Conspirator Be Provided With A Computer For Use In His Pro Se Defense, And A Reminder That Any Communication With Prosecutors Can Be Used Against Him (PDF) June 14, 2002

Minute Entry (HTML) June 13, 2002

Transcript of Motion Hearing (HTML) (courtesy of washingtonpost.com) June 13, 2002

Protective Order for Sensitive Aviation Security Information (PDF) June 11, 2002

Government’s Motion for a Protective Order Prohbiting Disclosure of Sensitive Aviation Security Information to Defendant (PDF) June 11, 2002

Government’s Position on Competency and Defendant’s Self-Representation (PDF) June 7, 2002

Order (PDF) Setting June 13, 2002 hearing re: defendant’s motions to dismiss appointed counsel and proceed pro se, and address court-ordered mental health evaluation. June 6, 2002

Memorandum of Understanding Regarding Receipt of Classified Information by Counsel for Defendant Zacarias Moussaoui (PDF) June 3, 2002

Notice of Filing Under C.I.P.A. Section Four (PDF) June 3, 2002

Order (PDF) Forensic pyschiatric evaluation of defendant be kept under seal. May 29, 2002

Defendant’s Reply to Government Response in Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Strike Government’s Notice of Intent to Seek a Death Sentence (PDF) May 15, 2002

Government’s Response in Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Strike Government’s Notice of Intenet to Seek a Sentence of Death (PDF) May 10, 2002

Government’s Response in Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Strike Government’s Notice of Intenet to Seek a Sentence of Death – ATTACHMENT #1 (PDF) May 10, 2002

Government’s Response in Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Strike Government’s Notice of Intenet to Seek a Sentence of Death – ATTACHMENT #2 (PDF) May 10, 2002

Order (PDF) Denying Moussaoui’s motion to recuse his trial judge. April 29, 2002

Order (PDF) No publicly filed pleadings submitted by either party since April 25, 2002 will be electronically available on the court’s web site unless the defendant gives his written consent to such posting. April 26, 2002

Order (PDF) Granting in part, denying in part Defendant’s Motion to Set Guidelines to be Used in Determining Defendant’s Competency to Knowingly and Voluntarily Exercise Sixth Amendment Rights. April 26, 2002

Government’s Response to Defendant’s Motion to Set Guidelines to be Used in Competency Evaluation (PDF) April 25, 2002

Motion & Memorandum In Support to Set Guidelines to be Used In Determining Defendant’s Competency to Knowingly and Voluntarily Exercise Sixth Amendment Rights (PDF) April 24, 2002

Trial Transcript of Motion Hearing (PDF) April 22, 2002

Order (PDF) Denying Moussaoui’s motion for relief from confinement, and requiring psychiatric evaluation. April 22, 2002

Government’s Opposition to Defendant’s Motion for Relief from Conditions of Confinement (PDF) April 18, 2002

Memo Re: Origination of Special Administrative Measures Pursuant to 28 C.F.R. 501.3 for Federal pre-Trial Detainee Zacarias Moussaoui (PDF) April 18, 2002

Unopposed Motion to Extend Time for Filing Objections to Government’s Notice of Intent to Seek Penalty of Death (PDF) April 17, 2002

Defendant’s Motion and Memorandum in Support for Relief from Conditions of Confinement and to Set Expedited Briefing and Hearing Schedule (PDF) April 12, 2002

Government’s Motion and Incorporated Memorandum Regarding Mental Health Evidence (PDF) April 8, 2002

Notice Of Intent To Seek A Sentence Of Death (PDF) (HTML) March 28, 2002

Order (PDF) Concerning standards for submitting documents to the court. March 21, 2002

Memorandum of Understanding Re: Receipt of Classified Information (PDF) By counsel for defendant Zacarias Moussaoui. March 4, 2002

Order (PDF) Amending original deadlines for filing preliminary and standard pretrial motions. Feb. 25, 2002

Memorandum Opinion (PDF) Denying Courtroom Television Network LLC’s Motion for Leave to Record and Telecast Pretrial and Trial Proceedings. Jan. 18, 2002

Order (PDF) All aplications to incur costs to remain sealed until final judgment. Jan. 16, 2002

Indictment (PDF) Violation of 18 USC Sections 2332b(a)(2) and 2332b(c), 32(a)(7), 34, 2332a(a), 1114, 1117, 844(f), 844(i), 844(n) and 49 USC Sections 46502(a)(1)(A) and 46502(a)(2)(B).

In re: Affidavit and Application to Search and Warrant to Search a blue Nissan Altima automobile

Application and Affidavit for Search Warrant (PDF) Oct 4, 2001

United States v. Mohdar Mohamed Abdoulah:

Government’s Response and Opposition to Defendant’s Motions to 1) Dismiss Indictment Due to Duplicity; 2) Consolidate Counts Due to Multiplicity; 3) Suppress Evidence; and 4) Leave to File Motions (PDF) Case involves Yemeni college student alleged to have helped arrange flying lessons for two of the suspected Sept. 11 hijackers. May 6, 2002

Accused American Taliban:

United States v. John Philip Walker Lindh:

Statement of John Walker Lindh to the Court (HTML) Oct. 4, 2002

Order Re: Testimony by Spann’s Father (PDF) Oct. 3, 2002

Defendant’s Sentencing Memorandum (PDF) Sept. 26, 2002

Position of the Government with Respect to Sentencing Factors and Government’s Sentencing Memorandum (PDF) Sept. 26, 2002

Plea Agreement (PDF) July 15, 2002

Statement of Facts (PDF) July 15, 2002

Criminal Information (PDF) Criminal counts to which Lindh is pleading guilty. July 15, 2002

Defendant’s Response to Pelton’s Motion to Quash (PDF) July 11, 2002

Declaration of Tony West in Support of Defendant’s Response to Pelton Motion to Quash (PDF) July 11, 2002

Government’s Response to Robert Pelton’s Motion to Quash Subpoena, or for Alternative Relief (PDF) July 10, 2002

Motion for Leave to File Brief of Amici Curiae and Brief of Amici Curiae International Human Rights Organizations in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Suppress Involuntary Statements and Evidence (PDF) July 10, 2002

Government’s Submission Pursuant to Court’s June 19, 2002 Order (PDF) July 9, 2002

Supplemental Protective Order as to John Phillip Walker Lindh (PDF) June 24, 2002

Order Granting Government’s Motion For Permission To Make Filing Under Seal (PDF) June 24, 2002

Corrected Order Addressing Whether Any Documents Ordered Protected by the Court Were Disclosed (PDF) June 19, 2002

Order for Reasons Stated From the Bench That Parties Submit an Agreed Order Reflecting the General Nature of Their Agreement in Accordance with CIPA Sec. 6, by 5:00 6/27/02 (PDF) June 19, 2002

Order Deferring Disposition of Defendant’s Motion for an Order Granting Permission for Certain Paralegals to Have Access to Classified Information (PDF) June 19, 2002

Order Canceling the 6/24/02 Hearing on Subpoenaed Witnesses for the Suppression Hearing and Trial (PDF) June 19, 2002

Government’s Status Report Regarding Seven Contested Witnesses (PDF) June 19, 2002

Motion By Accused American Talib To Suppress Use Of Interrogation By U.S. Agents, Included CIA Officer Johnny Michael Spann, Made Just Prior To The Deadly Uprising At Qala-I-Janghi Prison In Northern Afghanistan (PDF) June 17, 2002

Motion And Memorandum Of Authorities In Support By Accused American Talib To Suppress Statements For And For Prolonged Detention Allegedly Without A Determination Of Probably Cause (PDF) June 17, 2002

Motion And Memorandum Of Points Of Authorities In Support By Accused American Talib Seeking To Suppress Statements That Are Alleged To Have Been Made Involuntarily While In Custody Of U.S. Authorities In Afghanistan (PDF) June 17, 2002

Motion And Memorandum Of Authorities In Support By Accused American Talib Seeking To Suppress Statements Allegedly Made To U.S. Special Forces And Journalist Robert Pelton On Assignment For CNN In Afghanistan (PDF) June 17, 2002

Authenticating Declaration of George C. Harris in Support of Defendant’s Suppression Motions (PDF, 9.5MB) June 13, 2002

Proffer of Facts in Support of Defendant’s Suppression Motions (PDF) June 13, 2002

Defendant’s Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Motion to Suppress Statements for Violation of His Fifth Amendment Rights (Miranda and Edwards) (PDF) June 13, 2002

Defendants’ Reply Memo In Support Of Dismissal Motions (Nos. 1 – 7) (PDF) June 12, 2002

Defendant’s Motion To Strike Attachments To Government’s Opposition To Motion For Selective Prosecution (PDF) June 12, 2002

Government’s Opposition to Motion To Dismiss Count Ten of the Indictment (PDF) June 5, 2002

Government’s Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Counts Two Through Nine of the Indictment on Freedom of Association, Overbreadth and Vagueness Grounds (PDF) June 5, 2002

Government’s Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Counts Two, Three, Four, and Five For Failure to State a Claim Under the Charging Statue (PDF) June 5, 2002

Government’s Opposition to Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Count One of the Indictment for Failure to State a Violation of the Charging Statue (Combat Immunity) (PDF) June 5, 2002

Government’s Opposition To Defendant’s Motion To Dismiss Counts Six, Seven, Eight, And Nine Of The Indictment As Lacking Statutory Authority (PDF) June 5, 2002

Government’s Opposition To Defendant’s Motion To Dismiss Counts Eight And Nine Of The Indictment For Selective Prosecution (PDF) June 5, 2002

Government’s Opposition to Prejudicial Publicity Motion (PDF) June 4, 2002

Government Response Re: Defendant’s Request to Interview Detainee Yaser Himdy (PDF) May 30, 2002

Government’s Response to Defendant’s Amendments Regarding Defendant’s Subpoena Request (PDF) May 24, 2002

Appendix of Authorities in Support of Defendant’s Response to Government’s Supplemental Memorandum Regarding Defense Access to Potential Witnesses in Department of Defense Custody (PDF) May 23, 2002

Declaration of Tony West in Support of Defendant’s Response to Government’s Supplemental Memorandum Regarding Access to Potential Witnesses in Department of Defense Custody (PDF) May 23, 2002

Defendant’s Response to Government’s Supplemental Memorandum Regarding Defense Access to Potential Witnesses in Department of Defense Custody (PDF) May 23, 2002

Defendant’s Amendments to Reply to Government’s Response to Defendant’s Subpoena Requests (PDF) May 22, 2002

Defendant’s Reply to Government’s Response to Defendant’s Subpoena Request (PDF) May 20, 2002

Government’s Designation of Classified Documents (PDF) May 17, 2002

Government’s Motion To Permit Ex Parte And In Camera Filing Of Government’s Second Motion For Protective Order Regarding Non-Exculpatory Reports Of Detainee Interviews (PDF) May 17, 2002

Appendix of Authorities in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Counts Two, Three, Four, and Five for Failure to State a Claim Under the harging Statute (PDF) May 16, 2002

Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Counts Two, Three, Four, and Five for Failure to State a Claim Under the Charging Statute (PDF) May 16, 2002

Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Motion to Dismiss or, in the Alternative, For Transfer of Venue (PDF) May 16, 2002

Declaration of Tony West in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Counts Eight and Nine of the Indictment for Selective Prosecution [9.0MB, 184 pages] (PDF) May 16, 2002

Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Counts Eight and Nine of the Indictment for Selective Prosecution (PDF) May 15, 2002

Defendant’s Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Motion to Dismiss Counts Two Through Nine on Freedom of Association, Overbreadth and Vagueness Grounds (Motion #3) (PDF) May 15, 2002

Defendant’s Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Count Ten of the Indictment (Motion #4) (PDF) May 15, 2002

Government’s Supplemental Memorandum Regarding Defense Access to Potential Witnesses (PDF) May 14, 2002

Defendant’s Notice of, Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of, and Proposed Order granting Motion and Motion to Dismiss Counts Six, Seven, Eight, and Nine of the Indictment as Lacking Statutory Authority (PDF) May 13, 2002

Appendix of Authorities in Support of Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss Counts Six, Seven, Eight, and Nine of the Indictment as Lacking Statutory Authority (Motion #1) (PDF) May 13, 2002

Defendant’s Notice of, Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of, and Proposed Order granting Motion and Motion to Dismiss Count One of the Indictment for Failure to State a Violation of the Charging Statute (Combat Immunity) (PDF) May 13, 2002

Defendant’s Response to Government’s Motion to Quash Subpoena for CS-1 to Appear at Suppression Hearing (PDF) May 7, 2002

Government’s Motion For Continuance Of Hearing Regarding Defense Access To Potential Witnesses In Department Of Defense Custody (PDF) May 6, 2002

Motion to Quash Suppression Hearing Subpoena for CS-1 (PDF) April 29, 2002

Government’s Status Report on Defense Request for Interview (PDF) April 25, 2002

Defendant’s Response to Government’s Motion for Extension of Time to Complete Discovery (PDF) April 24, 2002

Government’s Memorandum Re: Defense Access to Potential Witnesses in Dep’t of Defense Custody (PDF) April 23, 2002

Defendant’s Opposition to Government’s Motions for Protective Orders (PDF) April 23, 2002

Government’s Motion to Permit Ex Parte and In Camera Filing of Classified Supplement to Government’s Motion for Protective Order Related Primarily to Defense Discovery Request Number Four (PDF) April 23, 2002

Defendant’s Request for Issuance of Court Subpoena for a Witness (PDF) (April 19, 2002)

Government’s Motion For Protective Order Regarding Detainee Interview Reports, And Proposed Order (PDF) April 16, 2002

Government’s Motion To Permit Ex Parte And In Camera Filing Of Attachment A To The Government’s Motion For Protective Order Regarding Detainee Interview Reports, And Proposed Order (PDF) April 16, 2002

Notice of Motion and Motion to Preserve Evidence (PDF) April 1, 2002

Reply Memorandum in Support of Motion to Compel Production of Discovery (PDF) April 1, 2002

Reply Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Motion to Compel Discovery of Documents filed in camera (PDF) April 1, 2002

Reply Memorandum in Support of Defendant’s Motion for a Bill of Particulars (PDF) April 1, 2002

Declaration of Tony West in Support of Reply Memoranda (PDF) April 1, 2002

Notice of Supplemental Authority in Support of Motion to Compel Production of Discovery (PDF) March 22, 2002

Supplemental Memorandum of Points and Authorities in Support of Motion to Compel Production of Discovery in Response to Government’s March 15, 2002, Notice of Documents Filed In Camera (PDF) March 22, 2002

Notice of Motion and Motion to Compel Production of Discovery in Response to Government’s March 15, 2002, Notice of Documents Filed In Camera (PDF) March 22, 2002

Supplemental Declaration of Tony West In Support of Motion to Compel Production of Discovery in Response to Government’s 3/15/02 Notice of Documents Filed In Camera (PDF) March 22, 2002

Defense Motion To Compel Production of Discovery (PDF) March 15, 2002

Defense Memorandum of Points and Authorities Re: Production (PDF) March 15, 2002

Defense Motion for a Bill of Particulars (PDF) March 15, 2002

Defense Memorandum of Points and Authorities Re: Bill of Particulars (PDF) March 15, 2002

Scheduling Order (PDF)

Joint Filing Re: Trial Setting For John Lindh (PDF)

Government’s Opposition To Memorandum In Support Of Release

Memorandum Of Points And Authorities In Support Of Release

Exhibits In Addition To Lindh’s Memorandum In Support Of Release (PDF)

Indictment Violation of 18 USC Sections 2332(b), 2339B and 2, 31 CFR Sections 595.204, 595.205, 595.206(a), 595.206(b) and 545.204, and 50 USC Section 1705(b).

Criminal Complaint Violation of 18 USC Sections 2332(b), 2339B and 2, 31 CFR Sections 545.201 and 545.204, Executive Order No. 13129, and 50 USC Sections 1702 and 1705.