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FOIA Activity: 8 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on January 26th, 2018

We have added 8 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between January 14, 2018 and January 20, 2018. These are associated with 8 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. CAN 3:2016cv06066American Civil Liberties Union Foundation Immigrants' Rights Project et al v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
    • January 19, 2018: ORDER by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley granting in part and denying in part [68] Motion for Attorney Fees. (ahm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/19/2018)
  2. DC 1:2016cv02351DISCEPOLO v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
    • January 19, 2018: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying [20] Motion to Strike. Signed by Magistrate Judge G. Michael Harvey on 1/19/18. (lcgmh1) Modified event title on 1/22/2018 (znmw).
  3. DC 1:2016cv02368JUDICIAL WATCH, INC. v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
    • January 19, 2018: MEMORANDUM OPINION re Defendant's [13] Motion for Summary Judgment and Plaintiff's [16] Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 1/19/2018. (lctnm3)
  4. DC 1:2017cv00269PEOPLE FOR THE ETHICAL TREATMENT OF ANIMALS, INC. et al v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE et al
    • January 18, 2018: MEMORANDUM OPINION re [44] Order granting Defendants' Motion to Dismiss, denying as moot Plaintiffs' Motion for Discovery, granting Plaintiffs' Motion for Leave to File a Surreply, and denying Plaintiffs' Motion for Leave to File a Supplemental Declaration. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 1/18/2018. (lccrc2)
  5. ILS 3:2016cv00948White v. Department of Justice et al
    • January 19, 2018: MEMORANDUM AND ORDER, The Court DIRECTS the Clerk of Court to terminate White's request for summary judgment in his summary judgment response brief (Doc. 43), ORDERS that White shall have up to and including February 23, 2018, to file a new moti on for summary judgment on the merits to advance his arguments with respect to the remaining claims involving the ATF and BOP, GRANTS in part and DENIES in part the DOJ's motions for partial summary judgment (Docs. 38 & 50). The Court DENIES White's motion for sanctions (Doc. 46) and DIRECTS the Clerk of Court to enter judgment accordingly at the close of the case. Signed by Judge J. Phil Gilbert on 1/19/2018. (jdh)
  6. NJ 2:2017cv09833MACVEST GROUP INC. v. UNITED STATES OF AMERICA et al
    • January 16, 2018: LETTER OPINION, etc. Signed by Judge Susan D. Wigenton on 1/16/2018. (JB, )
  7. NYS 1:2016cv09384Allen v. US Homeland of Security
    • January 17, 2018: ORDER AND OPINION. DHS has met its burden of demonstrating that the document in question was properly withheld. Summary judgment is granted with respect to the witness statement (in addition to the documents as to which Plaintiff abandoned his object ions), and thus granted in full. The Clerk of Court is instructed to terminate Docket Entry 26 and close the case. SO ORDERED. re: [26] MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by U.S. Department of Homeland Security. (Signed by Judge Valerie E. Caproni on 1/17/2018) (rjm)
  8. WAW 2:2017cv00720Sea Shepherd Legal v. Department of the Navy
    • January 17, 2018: STIPULATION AND ORDER FOR DISMISSAL dismissing case with prejudice signed by Judge Ricardo S Martinez. (PM)

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