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FOIA Activity: 8 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on August 10th, 2018

We have added 8 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between July 29, 2018 and August 4, 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. DC 1:2017cv00940LANTZ v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE et al

    • July 31, 2018: MEMORANDUM OPINION re [19] Order. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 7/31/2018. (lccrc1)
  2. DC 1:2018cv01594IRVIN v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al

    • July 30, 2018: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 7/27/18. (ztl)
  3. ILS 3:2016cv00948White v. Department of Justice et al

    • August 2, 2018: MEMORANDUM AND ORDER. Signed by Judge J. Phil Gilbert on 8/2/2018. (jdh)
  4. NJ 2:2015cv08559GOLDEN et al v. NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY et al

    • August 2, 2018: ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS for [61] Report and Recommendations, [53] Motion for Attorney Fees filed by TRACY LOCKE, DANIEL GOLDEN. Signed by Judge Madeline Cox Arleo on 08/02/2018. (ek)
  5. NYS 1:2016cv00672Brennan Center For Justice At New York University School Of Law v. Department Of Homeland Security et al

    • August 3, 2018: OPINION AND ORDER re: [37] MOTION for Summary Judgment. filed by Department Of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, [45] CROSS MOTION for Summary Judgment. filed by Brennan Center For Justice At New York Univers ity School Of Law. As noted, the Court is lifting the stay in order to address the parties' cross-motions. For the reasons stated in this Opinion, the Government's motion for summary judgment is GRANTED, and Plaintiffs cross-motion for summary judgment is DENIED. The Clerk of Court is directed to terminate all pending motions, adjourn all remaining dates, and close this case. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Katherine Polk Failla on 8/3/2018) (rro)
  6. SC 3:2018cv00567Boykin v. S.C. Department of Health & Environmental Control et al

    • July 30, 2018: ORDER ACCEPTING THE REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION, dismissing this case without prejudice and without issuance of service of process, for [9] Report and Recommendation, Signed by Chief Judge Terry L Wooten on July 30, 2018. (kbos)
  7. WAW 2:2017cv01854The University of Washington et al v. Department of Defense et al

    • July 30, 2018: MINUTE ORDER granting parties' [17] Request for a further continuance of their discovery schedule. Status Report due by 9/10/2018. Authorized by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)
  8. WAW 2:2018cv00677Friends of the Earth v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

    • August 3, 2018: MINUTE ORDER re parties' [10] Joint Status Report. The Court sets the following dates and deadlines: Bench Trial is set for 7/15/2019 before Judge Thomas S. Zilly; Deadline for defendant to file any dispositive motion is 8/24/2018; Agreed pretri al order due 6/20/2019; Trial briefs and proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law due 6/20/2019; Pretrial conference scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on 6/28/2019. The parties' joint motion, docket no. [11] , to establish a briefing schedule for dispositive motions is GRANTED. The dates and deadlines set forth herein are firm and can be changed only by order of the Court. Authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly. (TH)


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