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FOIA Activity: 9 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on September 5th, 2019

We have added 9 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between August 25, 2019 and August 31, 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. AZ 2:2016cv03067Rojas v. Federal Aviation Administration et al

    • August 26, 2019: ORDER: Plaintiff Jorge Alejandro Rojas' Motion Re Estimated Completion Dates (Doc. [81] ) is DENIED. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the parties shall file, within seven (7) days of the date of this Order, a joint report outlining whether, after the parties' Joint Notice of Stipulation of Partial Dismissal (Doc. [84] ) and this Order, any issues remain in this action. (See Order for further details.) Signed by Chief Judge G Murray Snow on 8/26/2019. (SST)
  2. CAN 3:2018cv03601Muhammad v. Privat et al

    • August 29, 2019: ORDER by Judge James Donato denying [21] Motion for Reconsideration. (lrcS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/29/2019)

    • August 30, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION denying [437] motion to vacate; granting [435] , [455] motions for summary judgment; denying [464] motion for sanctions and preliminary injunction. See document for details. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 8/30/19. (lcrc1)

    • August 26, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER: Plaintiff's motion to strike, Dkt. [42] , is hereby DENIED. Defendants' motion for summary judgment, Dkt. [37] , will be GRANTED. A separate order will issue. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 8/26/19. (lcrdm1, ) Modified on 8/28/2019 to change document type to "opinion"(kt).

    • August 29, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on 8/29/2019. (lcegs3)
  6. MOW 6:2018cv03337Satterlee v. Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service et al

    • August 27, 2019: ORDER granting in part and denying in part [10] motion to dismiss for lack of jurisdiction. The Motion is GRANTED in part concerning Defendant Commissioner of Internal Revenue Service and the Service Request and DENIED in part concerning the Treasury Request. Signed on 8/27/19 by District Judge Roseann Ketchmark. (Dollar, Jordan)
  7. NYS 1:2017cv05928Natural Resources Defense Council v. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

    • August 30, 2019: OPINION AND ORDER re: [35] MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Summary judgment is GRANTED to the EPA on those issues and as to those records. By contrast, and as described throughout this Opinio n, the agency failed to justify its decision not to disclose the remaining records. For those records, summary judgment is DENIED. Finally, summary judgment is DENIED on the agency's segregability claims. In light of this Opinion and Orde r and the claims that remain, the parties shall meet and confer to discuss (1) how the litigation should proceed from here and (2) how this Opinion and Order applies to the records not addressed by the Vaughn index. No later than September 20, 2019 , the parties shall file letter-briefs, not to exceed four single-spaced pages, stating their views on those issues – mindful of the Court's desire to minimize further proceedings and the scope of any further judicial review. Finally, the part ies shall appear for a conference before the Court on October 3, 2019, at 4:30 p.m. to discuss their views on how to proceed. The Clerk of Court is directed to terminate Docket No. 35. (Status Conference set for 10/3/2019 at 04:30 PM before Judge Jesse M. Furman.) (Signed by Judge Jesse M. Furman on 8/30/2019) (ne)
  8. NYS 1:2019cv00385Junk v. Board Of Governors Of The Federal Reserve System.

    • August 29, 2019: OPINION AND ORDER……The Boards April 29, 2019 motion to dismiss is denied. The Boards April 29 motion for summary judgment is granted in part. Junks May 29 motion for summary judgment is granted in part. The Clerk of Court shall close the case. (Signed by Judge Denise L. Cote on 8/29/2019) (gr)
  9. WAW 2:2019cv01041Citizens of the Ebey's Reserve for a Healthy, Safe and Peaceful Environment et al v. United States Department of the Navy

    • August 28, 2019: ORDER re: parties' [14] Stipulated MOTION for Extension of Responsive Pleading Deadline. Any responsive pleading deadline is extended until 9/20/2019. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)

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