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FOIA Activity: 10 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on August 24th, 2017

We have added 10 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between August 13, 2017 and August 19, 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 2:2015cv00247American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona et al v. United States Department of Homeland Security Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties et al
    • August 14, 2017: ORDER granting in part and denying in part [56] Defendants Motion for Summary Judgment and [62] Plaintiffs Motion for Summary Judgment. Granting each party leave to re-file abbreviated and non-duplicative motions for summary judgment as set forth in this Order, if necessary. See Order for details. Signed by Judge John J Tuchi on 8/14/17.(DXD)
  2. CAN 3:2017cv00949Animal Legal Defense Fund et al v. United States Department of Agriculture et al
    • August 14, 2017: ORDER GRANTING [26] MOTION TO DISMISS by Judge William H. Orrick. [35] Administrative Motion to File Surreply granted. Plaintiffs will have 21 days from the date of this Order to file an amended complaint. (jmdS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/14/2017)
  3. DC 1:2011cv01256LABOW v. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
    • August 16, 2017: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Royce C. Lamberth on 8/16/17. (lsj)
  4. DC 1:2013cv01468LANDMARK LEGAL FOUNDATION v. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
    • August 16, 2017: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on August 16, 2017. (lcrbw2)
  5. DC 1:2015cv01070PARKER v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, OFFICE OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSABILITY
    • August 16, 2017: MEMORANDUM OPINION re [46] Order on Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge James E. Boasberg on 8/16/17. (lcjeb2)
  6. DC 1:2016cv00654CORNUCOPIA INSTITUTE v. AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
    • August 16, 2017: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION. Signed by Judge Rosemary M. Collyer on 8/16/2017. (lcrmc1)
  7. DC 1:2017cv00670ELECTRONIC PRIVACY INFORMATION CENTER v. INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE
    • August 18, 2017: MEMORANDUM OPINION re [17] Order on Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge James E. Boasberg on 8/18/17. (lcjeb2)
  8. IAN 5:2016cv04128Bush v. United States Department of Agriculture Risk Management Agency
    • August 17, 2017: ORDER granting [20] Motion for Summary Judgment by United States Department of Agriculture. Judgment shall enter against the plaintiff. Signed by Chief Magistrate Judge CJ Williams on 08/17/2017. (copy w/NEF mailed to Pltf) (jjh)
  9. TXN 3:2017cv01866Coleman v. CCI et al
    • August 16, 2017: Order Adopting [9] Findings and Recommendations The Court has reviewed the Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendation for clear error and finds none. It is therefore ORDERED that the Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendation are hereby ADOPTED a s the findings and conclusions of the Court. Plaintiff's FOIA claim is DISMISSED with prejudice, and the remainder of Plaintiff's claims are DISMISSED without prejudice for lack of subject-matter jurisdiction. (Ordered by Senior Judge Sam R Cummings on 8/16/2017) (ndt)
  10. WAW 2:2017cv00720Sea Shepherd Legal v. Department of the Navy
    • August 14, 2017: ORDER granting [18] Stipulated Motion for Extension of Time and Status Update signed by Judge Ricardo S Martinez.(RS)

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