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FOIA Activity: 11 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on March 2nd, 2017

We have added 11 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between February 19, 2017 and February 25, 2017. These are associated with 11 FOIA cases pending in federal district court. Note that because there can be delays between the date a decision is made and when it shows up on PACER, this listing includes only decisions that appeared on PACER during this period.

Click on the date to view the full text of the decision. Click on a case title below to view other details for that case, including links to the docket report and complaint.

  1. AZ 2:2016cv04257Kehmeier v. United States Department of Justice Tax Division
    • February 21, 2017: ORDER granting Defendant's [9] Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Jurisdiction. See document for details. Signed by Magistrate Judge David K Duncan on 02/17/2017. (ATD)
  2. DC 1:2014cv00036GILLIAM v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al
    • February 22, 2017: MEMORANDUM OPINION re: [32] Defendants' renewed Motion for Summary Judgment. See attached Memorandum Opinion for additional details. Signed by Judge Amit P. Mehta on 02/22/2017. (lcapm3)
  3. DC 1:2014cv00425CALDERON v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
    • February 21, 2017: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION re [37] Defendant's motion for summary judgment and [39] Plaintiff's cross-motion for summary judgment. Signed by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan on 2/21/2017. (lctsc2)
  4. DC 1:2014cv01311ELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
    • February 21, 2017: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER granting in part and denying in part [26] Defendant's Motions for Summary Judgment and denying in part [27] Plaintiff's Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment. See the attached Memorandum Opinion and Order for additional details. Signed by Judge Amit P. Mehta on 02/21/2017. (lcapm2)
  5. DC 1:2015cv00687JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    • February 21, 2017: Memorandum Opinion re [40] Order on Motions for Partial Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge James E. Boasberg on 2/21/2017. (lcjeb1)
  6. DC 1:2015cv01392REPORTERS COMMITTEE FOR FREEDOM OF THE PRESS et al v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION et al
    • February 23, 2017: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Richard J. Leon on 02/22/17. (tb)
  7. ILN 1:2016cv05587Chelmowski v. Federal Communication Commission
    • February 24, 2017: MEMORANDUM Opinion and Order Signed by the Honorable Sharon Johnson Coleman on 2/24/2017:Mailed notice(rth, )
  8. NV 2:2016cv00403Basin and Range Watch v. Bureau Of Land Management et al
    • February 21, 2017: ORDER. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the instant stay be, and the same hereby is, LIFTED, and the court will start considering the motions that have been filed. Signed by Judge James C. Mahan on 2/21/17. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF – ADR)
  9. NYS 1:2014cv03777The New York Times Company et al v. United States Department of Justice
    • February 21, 2017: OPINION AND ORDER: For the foregoing reasons, DOJ's motion for partial summary judgment is granted in part and denied in part; and the Times's cross-motion for partial summary judgment is granted in part and denied in part. The Government i s hereby ordered to make public the challenged documents, with appropriate redactions, within 20 days of this order, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 552. The parties are directed to submit five-page letter motions on whether the Court should assess reaso nable attorney fees and costs against the United States within 30 days of this order, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(4)(E). The Clerk of Court is directed to close the motions at Docket Numbers 40 and 48. Motions terminated: [40] SECOND MOTIO N for Summary Judgment , filed by United States Department of Justice, [48] CROSS MOTION for Summary Judgment (Partial). filed by The New York Times Company, Charlie Savage. (Signed by Judge J. Paul Oetken on 2/21/2017) (jwh)
  10. WAW 3:2016cv05249Albers v. Federal Bureau of Investigation
    • February 24, 2017: ORDER granting [12] Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Benjamin H. Settle. (MGC)
  11. WAW 3:2016cv05777Kinney vs Central Intelligence Agency
    • February 22, 2017: ORDER granting in part and denying in part [8] Motion for Relief. Signed by Judge Benjamin H. Settle. (MGC)

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