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FOIA Activity: 11 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on August 4th, 2017

We have added 11 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between July 23, 2017 and July 29, 2017. These are associated with 10 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 2:2016cv02925Oliveira v. Jewell et al
    • July 26, 2017: ORDER granting [15] Motion to Dismiss FTCA Claims. (See Order for details.) Signed by Judge Douglas L Rayes on 7/26/2017. (MMO)
  2. CAS 3:2015cv00455American Marine, LLC v. United States Internal Revenue Service
    • July 26, 2017: ORDER Granting in part and Denying without prejudice in part Defendant's [26] Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz on 7/26/2017. (rlu)
  3. CAS 3:2017cv01189Reyes v. Bureau of Indian Affairs Pacific Regional Office
    • July 25, 2017: ORDER: The Motion for Leave to Proceed IFP (Dkt # [2] ) is granted. The Complaint (Dkt # [1] ) is dismissed without prejudice. The Clerk of the Court is ordered to close this case. Signed by Judge William Q. Hayes on 7/25/2017. (All non-registered users served via U.S. Mail Service.) (mdc) (jao).
  4. DC 1:2015cv01307JAMES MADISON PROJECT v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al
    • July 25, 2017: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION. Signed by Judge Rosemary M. Collyer on 7/25/2017. (DAS)
  5. DC 1:2015cv01560STEIN v. UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
    • July 24, 2017: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION granting in part and denying in part [10] the government's motion for summary judgment, and denying [11] plaintiff's motion for summary judgment. See text of opinion and accompanying order for details. Signed by Judge John D. Bates on 7/24/17. (lcjdb2)
  6. DC 1:2016cv00773MATTACHINE SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON, D.C. v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
    • July 28, 2017: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Royce C. Lamberth on 7/28/17. (lcrcl1, )
  7. ILS 3:2016cv00971White v. Office of the Federal Defender
    • July 27, 2017: MEMORANDUM AND ORDER, The Court DISMISSES this case with prejudice and DIRECTS the Clerk of Court to enter judgment accordingly. Signed by Judge J. Phil Gilbert on 7/27/2017. (jdh)
    • July 27, 2017: CLERK'S JUDGMENT. Approved by Judge J. Phil Gilbert on 7/27/2017. (jdh)
  8. LAE 2:2015cv06218Gahagan v. United States Citizenship and Immigration Services et al
    • July 25, 2017: ORDER AND REASONS: IT IS ORDERED that the [82] Fourth Motion for Summary Judgment filed by plaintiff Michael Gahagan is DENIED. Signed by Judge Jay C. Zainey on 7/24/2017. (ajn)
  9. MN 0:2016cv02774Brinkman et al v. Internal Revenue Service
    • July 25, 2017: ORDER denying as moot [21] Motion for Summary Judgment; adopting [29] Report and Recommendation; granting [31] Motion to Dismiss Without Prejudice (Written Opinion) Signed by Judge Susan Richard Nelson on 07/25/2017. (SMD) cc: Brinkmans. Modified on 7/25/2017 (lmb).
  10. WAW 2:2017cv00562American Civil Liberties Union of Washington et al v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al
    • July 28, 2017: ORDER Extending Time to Submit Joint Status Report; Joint Status Report due by 8/25/2017, signed by Judge Robert S. Lasnik. (SWT)

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