Can anyone shed additional light on this Miscellaneous Docket Filing from yesterday’s daily journal?
Misc. No. 08-8013/NA. In Re Ali (a.k.a. Anwar Hassan), Thabid (a.k.a. Dawut Abdurehim), Adel Noori, Abdulghappar Abdulrahman, Ahmad Tourson, and Abdul Razakah, Presumptive Prisoners of War, Guantanamo Bay Detainees, Petitioners v. United States, Respondent. Notice is hereby given that a petition for extraordinary relief in the nature of a writ of prohibition and writ of mandamus was filed under Rule 27(a) on February 27, 2008, and placed on the docket this date. On consideration thereof, it is ordered that the United States is substituted as Respondent; that the Judge Advocate General of the Navy appoint counsel to represent Respondent; and that Respondent show cause on or before March 24, 2008, why the requested relief should not be granted.