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FOIA Activity: 10 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on September 24th, 2019

We have added 10 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between September 8, 2019 and September 14, 2019. 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. CAN 3:2018cv06163The Center for Investigative Reporting et al v. U.S. Department of State

    • September 9, 2019: ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE Order to Show Cause Hearing set for 9/27/2019 02:00 PM. Signed by Chief Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero on 9/9/19. (klhS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/9/2019)
  2. DC 1:2015cv01734LONG et al v. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

    • September 10, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION: Regarding the CIA's First Motion for Partial Summary Judgment [16] , Plaintiffs' Cross-Motion for Partial Summary Judgment [19] , and the CIA's Second Motion for Partial Summary Judgment [36] Signed by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan on 9/10/19. (lctsc3)

    • September 12, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION Granting In Part And Denying In Part [54] Defendants' Motion For Summary Judgment; Granting In Part And Denying In Part [56] Plaintiff's Cross-Motion For Summary Judgment. See document for details. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on September 12, 2019. (lcrc3)

    • September 13, 2019: REDACTED MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying Defendant's [21] Motion for Summary Judgment and Plaintiffs' [29] Cross Motion for Summary Judgment. Status Conference set for 9/26/2019 at 10:00 AM in Courtroom 10 before Judge Amit P. Mehta. See attached order for full details. Signed by Judge Amit P. Mehta on 9/13/2019. (zjd)
  5. MT 9:2019cv00080Alliance for the Wild Rockies v. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service

    • September 10, 2019: ORDER DISMISSING CASE with prejudice, each party to pay its own costs. All pending motions are moot and all deadlines are vacated. Signed by Judge Donald W. Molloy on 9/10/2019. (NOS)
  6. NYS 1:2017cv07572Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University v. Department of Homeland Security et al

    • September 13, 2019: OPINION AND ORDER re: [100] MOTION for Summary Judgment as to ICE, OLC, and DOS filed by Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. For the foregoing reasons, Defendants' partial motion for summary judgment is GRANTE D in part and DENIED in part. Plaintiff's Cross Partial Motion for Summary Judgment is GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. The Clerk of Court is respectfully directed to terminate the Motion at docket entry 100. (Signed by Judge Andrew L. Carter, Jr on 9/13/2019) (ne)
  7. OHN 1:2019cv01545Savoca v. United States Department of Justice, et al.

    • September 12, 2019: Memorandum Opinion and Order: This action is dismissed without prejudice. The Court certifies, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3), that an appeal from this decision could not be taken in good faith. Judge Sara Lioi on 9/12/2019. (D,N)
  8. TXE 1:2016cv00308Jackson v. Asst US Attorney's Office N/D IL

    • September 9, 2019: MEMORANDUM ORDER adopting the magistrate judge's [30] Report and Recommendation. Signed by District Judge Marcia A. Crone on 9/9/2019. (bjc, )
  9. WAW 2:2018cv01141The Human Rights Defense Center et al v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al

    • September 11, 2019: MINUTE ORDER granting parties' [20] Stipulated Motion to Continue Trial Date and Related Dates, as follows: Bench Trial is set for 6/1/2020 at 9:00 AM in Courtroom 15206 before Judge Thomas S. Zilly. Dispositive motions due by 2/20/2020 , Motions in Limine due by 4/30/2020, Pretrial Order due by 5/11/2020, Pretrial Conference set for 5/22/2020 at 1:30 PM in Courtroom 15206 before Judge Thomas S. Zilly. Trial briefs to be submitted by 5/11/2020, Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law to be submitted by 5/15/2020. Authorized by Judge Thomas S. Zilly.(SWT)
  10. WAW 2:2018cv01442The Human Rights Defense Center et al v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services et al

    • September 12, 2019: JOINT STATUS REPORT AND ORDER re Dkt. [37] The parties shall submit a Joint Status Report to the Court on or before 10/9/2019. Signed by Judge James L. Robart. (SWT)

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