In re: National Security Letter, Under Seal v. Holder (Sealed)

13-15957 & 13-16731 (consolidated)

13-16732

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Date

Document Title

11/12/14 Order granting in part joint motion to unseal government's 11/06/14 letter
11/10/14 Joint motion to unseal government's 11/06/14 letter filed in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732
11/06/14 Government's letter re: misstatement at oral argument filed in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732
10/08/14 Audio recording of oral argument
09/22/14 Order granting in part motion to unseal amicus brief of NSL Recipients Who Had Challenged Their NSL’s filed in 13-15957, 13-16731, and 13-16732
06/16/14 Reply Brief in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (redacted and approved by all parties for public posting)
05/30/14 Orders granting in part motions to unseal amicus briefs of Experts in Computer Science and Data Science filed in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732
05/23/14 Orders granting in part motions to unseal five amicus briefs filed in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732
05/14/14 Orders granting in part motions to unseal amicus briefs of Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press and 18 media organizations and Google Inc., Facebook, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, and
Yahoo Inc. filed in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732
05/14/14 Government's Third Brief in 13-15957 & 13-16731 (redacted and approved by all parties for public posting)
05/02/14 Government's Answering Brief in 13-16732 (redacted and approved by all parties for public posting)
04/28/14 Government's letter regarding motion to unseal amicus briefs in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/14/14 order)
04/23/14 Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press and 18 media organizations reply to response to motion to unseal amicus briefs in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/14/14 order)
04/21/14 Government's reponse to motion to unseal amicus briefs in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/14/14 order)
04/14/14 Amicus brief of PEN American Center, Inc. in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/23/14 order)
04/14/14 Amicus brief of Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren, Congressman Thomas Massie, Congressman Jared Polis, and Congresswoman Anna G. Eshoo in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/23/14 order)
04/11/14 Amicus brief of Law Professors in Support of Petitioner in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/23/14 order)
04/09/14 Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press and 18 media organizations' motion to unseal amicus briefs in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/14/14 order)
04/09/14 Amicus brief of Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press and 18 media organizations in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/14/14 order)
04/07/14 Amicus brief of Google Inc., Facebook, Inc., Microsoft Corporation, and
Yahoo Inc. in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/14/14 order)
04/02/14 Amicus brief of NSL Recipients Who Had Challenged Their NSL’s in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 09/22/14 order)
04/01/14 Amicus brief of Experts in Computer Science and Data Science in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/30/14 order)
03/31/14 Amicus brief of Floyd Abrams Institute for Freedom of Expression and First Amendment Scholars in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/23/14 order)
03/31/14 Amicus brief of Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) in 13-15957 & 13-16731 and 13-16732 (made public by 05/23/14 order)
03/28/14 Order filed in 13-16732 with new briefing schedule
03/28/14 Order filed in 13-15957 & 13-16731 with new briefing schedule
02/28/14 Under Seal's Opening Brief in 13-16732 (redacted and approved by all parties for public posting)
02/28/14 Under Seal's Second Brief in 13-15957 & 13-16731 (redacted and approved by all parties for public posting)
01/17/14 Government's Opening Brief in 13-15957 & 13-16731 (approved by all parties for public posting)
01/07/14 Order filed in 13-15957 & 13-16731 with new briefing schedule
12/09/13  Order filed in 13-16732
12/09/13  Order filed in 13-15957 & 13-16731