Scheduling Order | 21Jul2011 | Judge Dan Aaron Polster
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,    ) Case No. 1:99 CV 1193
Plaintiff,                                                ) Judge Dan Aaron Polster
vs.                                                         ) SCHEDULING ORDER
JOHN DEMJANJUK,                        )
Defendant.                                           )

On July 19, 2011, Defendant John Demjanjuk filed a Motion Pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P.
60(b)(6) and 60(d)(1), (3), to set aside the judgment of denaturalization for Demjanjuk with
prejudice. (Doc #: 219.) As the basis for this motion, Demjanjuk cites, among other things,

•the Government’s failure to turn over a recently declassified March 4, 1985 FBI
memorandum concluding that “the principal evidence against Mr. Demjanjuk is “quite
likely fabricated” by the KGB;

•the Government has still not disclosed any classified materials to any defense lawyer or
court despite the fact that litigants routinely handle classified materials per the Classified
Information Procedures Act;

•the Government this past spring revealed to defense counsel docs from a file in the
Cleveland FBI office that it claimed it never reviewed before;

•the Government’s storage of documents at the Nat’l Archives in Maryland includes
hundreds of “withdrawal slips” where an “apparently relevant documents were originally

(See generally Doc #: 221.)

Citing the Government’s history of failing to disclose vital information as to Demjanjuk’s
defense, Demjanjuk asks the Court to:

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(1) issue an order scheduling briefing on this motion;

(2) schedule the matter for oral argument;

(3) authorize further discovery and order a factual hearing to complete the record; and

(4) upon conclusion of the above, set aside the denaturalization judgment.

(Id. at 6.)

The Court hereby GRANTS the motion for an order scheduling briefing on this motion.
Accordingly, the Government shall file a response memorandum no later than 4:00 p.m. on
Friday, August 19, 2011, and Demjanjuk shall file a reply memorandum no later than 4:00 p.m.
on Friday, September 2, 2011.

The Court HOLDS IN ABEYANCE Demjanjuk’s other requests.


/s/ Dan A. Polster July 20, 2011
Dan Aaron Polster
United States District Judge

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