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FOIA Activity: 7 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on July 6th, 2017

We have added 7 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between June 25, 2017 and July 1, 2017. These are associated with 7 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. CAE 1:2017cv00034Ford v. Ciraolo-Klepper et al
    • June 26, 2017: ORDER Denying [21] Motion to Alter or Amend Judgment, signed by District Judge Dale A. Drozd on 6/23/17. (Gonzalez, R)
  2. CAN 3:2017cv01240Frost v. United States Department of Justice
    • June 28, 2017: ORDER REVIEWING SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT AND ORDERING SERVICE OF THE SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT ON THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. Signed by Judge Joseph C. Spero on June 28, 2017. (jcslc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 6/28/2017) (Additional attachment(s) added on 6/28/2017: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service) (klhS, COURT STAFF).
  3. CAS 3:2017cv01187Reyes v. Bureau of Indian Affairs Pacific Regional Office
    • June 26, 2017: ORDER (1) Granting [2] Motion to Proceed in forma pauperis and (2) Dismissing Complaint without Prejudice for Failing to State a Claim upon which relief can be granted pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii). Plaintiff's motion to proceed IFP is granted. The Court sua sponte dismisses the Complaint without prejudice. Signed by Judge Dana M. Sabraw on 6/26/2017. (All non-registered users served via U.S. Mail Service)(aef) (sjt).
  4. DC 1:2014cv01397ELIAS YUNES v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al
    • June 26, 2017: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge John D. Bates on 6/26/2017. (lcjdb3)
  5. HI 1:2016cv00562Demoruelle et al v. Department of Veterans' Affairs
    • June 30, 2017: ORDER: (1) GRANTING IN PART AND DENYING IN PART PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT; AND (2) GRANTING DEFENDANT'S CROSS-MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT. Signed by JUDGE LESLIE E. KOBAYASHI on 06/30/2017. Pro se Plaintiffs Joseph Louis Demoruelle and Sandra Lee Demoruelle's Motion for Summary Judgment, filed on December 14, 2016, is HEREBY GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART. In addition, Defendant Department of Veterans Affairs' Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment, filed on January 24, 2017, is HEREBY GRANTED. There being no remaining claims in this case, the Court DIRECTS the Clerk's Office to nter final judgment and close this case on July 21, 2017, unless Plaintiff files a motion for reconsideration of this Order by July 17, 2017. (eps, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Participants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e-mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). Participants not registered to receive electronic notifications served by first class mail on the date of this docket entry
  6. OHS 3:2016cv00021DeWitt v. Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service
    • June 27, 2017: ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS [18] Plaintiff's pro se Petition for Summary Judgment [17] is DENIED. Signed by Judge Thomas M. Rose on 6-27-2017. (de)(This document has been sent by regular mail to the party(ies) listed in the NEF that did not receive electronic notification.)
  7. WAW 2:2017cv00720Sea Shepherd Legal v. Department of the Navy
    • June 26, 2017: JOINT STIPULATION AND ORDER re parties' [13] Second Stipulated Motion for Extension of Time ; FRCP 26f Conference Deadline is 7/13/2017, Initial Disclosure Deadline is 7/20/2017, Combined Joint Status Report and Discovery Plan due by 7/27/2017, signed by Judge Ricardo S Martinez. (SWT)


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