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FOIA Activity: 9 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on February 14th, 2019

We have added 9 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between February 3, 2019 and February 9, 2019. These are associated with 9 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 3:2012cv04376Animal Legal Defense Fund v. United States Food & Drug Administration

    • February 7, 2019: STIPULATION AND ORDER RE STAY PENDING APPEAL DETERMINATION. Signed by Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte on February 7, 2019. (mllS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/7/2019)
  2. CAN 4:2018cv05672Proctor v. National Archives and Records Administration

    • February 5, 2019: ORDER by Judge Kandis A. Westmore Granting [18] Stipulation TO LIFT STAY AND SET NEW SCHEDULE. Motions due by 3/7/2019; Opposition/Cross Motions due by 3/28/2019; Opposition/Replies due by 4/18/2018; Replies due by 4/25/2019 and Motion Hearing set for 5/16/2019 01:30 PM before Magistrate Judge Kandis A. Westmore. (ndrS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 2/5/2019)

    • February 8, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION and ORDER granting in part and denying in part Defendant's Third Renewed Motion for Summary Judgment, ECF No. 49, and directing defendant to file its renewed motion for summary judgment by March 7, 2019. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 2/8/19. (ms)
  4. DC 1:2017cv00833WINN v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

    • February 6, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge John D. Bates on 02/06/2019. (lcjdb3)

    • February 4, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION re Defendants' [19] Motion for Summary Judgment and Plaintiff's [22] Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment. See attached Opinion for details. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 2/4/2019. (lctnm3)

    • February 7, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 2/7/2019. (lcckk3)
  7. NYS 1:2014cv00583Detention Watch Network et al v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement et al

    • February 5, 2019: OPINION AND ORDER: For the foregoing reasons, Plaintiffs motion for attorneys fees and costs is GRANTED in part. Plaintiffs DWN and CCR are awarded reasonable attorneys fees and costs incurred while litigating this action in the Second Circuit and Su preme Court, and those fees and costs will be assessed against Defendants ICE and DHS (and not Defendant-Intervenors GEO and CoreCivic). The Clerk of Court is respectfully directed to close the motion at Docket Number 194. (Signed by Judge Lorna G. Schofield on 2/5/2019) (jwh)
  8. NYS 1:2018cv06070Osen LLC v. United States Department of State

    • February 6, 2019: OPINION AND ORDER re: [15] MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by United States Department of State, [18] CROSS MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Osen LLC. For the reasons stated above, the Court grants State's mot ion for summary judgment in full, and denies Osen's motion for summary judgment. The Clerk of the Court is directed to close all open docket entries and enter judgment. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Jed S. Rakoff on 2/5/2019) (anc) Transmission to Orders and Judgments Clerk for processing.
  9. WIE 2:2018cv00088Curran v. United States Postal Service

    • February 6, 2019: DECISION AND ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge William E Duffin on 2/6/2019 granting [25] Plaintiff Kenneth P Curran's Motion for in camera review of records; granting in part and denying in part [20] Defendant United States Postal Servic e's (USPS) Motion for Summary Judgment. USPS's motion is granted with regard to all records relating to the investigation and discipline of a maintenance manager at the Madison Processing and Distribution Center (ECF No. 21-1, Bates Range 0 01-110, 238-253), and denied with regard to internet usage records and supervisory observation logs (ECF No. 21-1, Bates Range, 111-237). Summary judgment is granted for Curran as it relates to all maintenance department employees' internet usage records and the supervisor observation logs (ECF No. 21-1, Bates Range, 111-237), which documents are to be produced. (cc: all counsel) (lz)


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