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FOIA Activity: 12 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on December 30th, 2019

We have added 12 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between December 15, 2019 and December 21, 2019. These are associated with 12 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. AK 3:2018cv00227Inter-Cooperative Exchange v. United States Department of Commerce et al

    • December 16, 2019: ORDER GRANTING [21] Motion for Summary Judgment; and DENYING [24] Motion for Discovery. Signed by Judge Timothy M. Burgess on 12/16/2019. (NMG, CHAMBERS STAFF)
  2. CAE 1:2019cv01218Mertes v. Internal Revenue Service

    • December 18, 2019: SCHEDULING ORDER: Motion Hearing set for 5/4/2020 at 01:30 PM in Courtroom 2 (AWI) before District Judge Anthony W. Ishii. Status Conference set for 7/16/2020 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 7 (SKO) before Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto, signed by Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto on 12/17/2019. (Kusamura, W)
  3. CAN 4:2019cv01843The Center for Investigative Reporting et al v. U.S. Department of Labor

    • December 20, 2019: ORDER by Judge Kandis A. Westmore granting [41] Stipulation to extend the Government's deadline to produce the documents at issue. (kawlc1, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/20/2019)
  4. CO 1:2016cv02137Smith v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement et al

    • December 16, 2019: ORDER Granting in part [85] Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment, Denying [84] Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment, and Permanently Enjoining Defendant. Entered by Judge William J. Martinez on 12/16/2019.(afran)

    • December 19, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION granting [20] Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment and denying [22] Plaintiff's Cross Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 12/19/2019. (lckbj2)
  6. DC 1:2016cv02410TOKAR v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

    • December 19, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION granting in part and denying in part [30] Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment; denying [32] Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment. See document for details. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 12/19/2019. (lcrc1)

    • December 16, 2019: MEMORANDUM OPINION re [17] Order on Motions for summary judgment and discovery. Signed by Judge James E. Boasberg on 12/16/2019. (lcjeb2)
  8. NYN 1:2018cv00352Pendell v. United States Secret Service

    • December 16, 2019: DECISION AND ORDER that Defendant's motion for summary judgment (Dkt. No. [30] ) is GRANTED. Plaintiff's Complaint (Dkt. No. [1] ) is DISMISSED. Signed by Chief Judge Glenn T. Suddaby on 12/16/2019. (Copy served upon plaintiff via regular mail).(sal)
  9. NYS 1:2018cv06069Osen LLC v. United States Central Command

    • December 17, 2019: ORDER: The parties having informed the Court that they have settled their dispute, it is hereby ORDERED that this action is DISMISSED without costs and without prejudice to the parties' right, within forty-five days of the date of this Order, (a) to submit their own Stipulation of Settlement and Dismissal for the Court to so order, or (b) to reopen if the settlement has not been completed. To be clear, any application to reopen must be filed within forty-five days of this Order. Late-f iled applications to reopen may be denied solely on that basis. This Order shall be deemed a final discontinuance of the action with prejudice in the event that no party requests restoration of the case to the active calendar within such 45-day period. Any pending motions are moot. All filing deadlines and conference dates are adjourned sine die. The Clerk of Court is directed to close the case. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Barbara C. Moses on 12/17/2019) (jca)
  10. OHS 3:2016cv00021DeWitt v. Commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service

    • December 17, 2019: ORDER – Plaintiff is placed on NOTICE that if he fails to timely respond to Defendants Motion by January 3, 2020, the Motion may be granted and his Complaint dismissed. Signed by Magistrate Judge Sharon L. Ovington on 12/17/2019. (srb)(This document has been sent by regular mail to the party(ies) listed in the NEF that did not receive electronic notification.)
  11. TXW 5:2016cv00972Eakin v. United States Department of Defense
  12. WAW 2:2017cv01854The University of Washington et al v. Department of Defense et al

    • December 17, 2019: ORDER granting a continuance until January 30, 2020 to file a stipulated dismissal with prejudice or submit a briefing schedule re: Parties' [57] Joint Status Report. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (PM)

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