FILED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS SEP 22 1997 FOR THE NINTH CIRCUIT CATHY A. GATTERSON, CLERK U.S. COURT OF APPEALS DANIEL J. BERNSTEIN, ) No. 97-16686 ) Plaintiff-Appellee, ) DC# CV-95-582-MHP ) Northern California v. ) ) UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ) et al., ) ORDER ) Defendants-Appellants. ) ) _______________________________________) Before: HALL, BRUNETTI and THOMAS, Circuit Judges The government's emergency motion for a stay of the district court's injunction pending appeal is granted. This appeal is expedited. Appellants' opening brief is due on October 16, 1997. Appellee's answering brief is due on November 10, 1997. Appellants' optional reply brief is due on November 17, 1997. All breifs shall be filed and served by hand or overnight mail. No extensions of time for filing the briefs will be granted absent a showing of extraordinary and compelling circumstances. The Clerk shall calendar this appeal in San Francisco for the week of December 8, 1997. mocal/9.22.97/pp