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FOIA Activity: 10 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on March 6th, 2020

We have added 10 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between February 23, 2020 and February 29, 2020. 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. CT 3:2017cv02073Protect Our Defenders et al v. Defense et al

    • February 28, 2020: ORDER denying [54] Motion for Reconsideration for reasons set forth in the attached Memorandum of Decision. Defendants are ordered to produce all documents that were the subject of the motion for reconsideration within 96 hours under penalty of sanctions. Signed by Judge Vanessa L. Bryant on 02/28/2020. (Diamond, Matthew)

    • February 27, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Amy Berman Jackson on 2/27/2020. (lcabj2)

    • February 27, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER denying Defendant's motion to dismiss, Dkt. 8, and denying Plaintiff's motion for a preliminary injunction, Dkt. 16. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 2/27/20. (lcrdm1)
  4. DC 1:2020cv00416HOLNESS v. TRUMP et al

    • February 28, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 2/25/2020. (adh, )
  5. MD 1:2019cv01956McKenzie-El v. Internal Revenue Service et al

    • February 24, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Ellen L. Hollander on 2/24/2020. (c/m) (hmls, Deputy Clerk)
  6. NYS 1:2017cv08153Behar v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security

    • February 28, 2020: MEMO ENDORSEMENT on LAW STUDENT INTERN APPEARANCE FORM of Anna Windemuth. ENDORSEMENT: Consent of Judge: I authorize this student: (a) to appear in court or other proceedings on behalf of the above client, and (b) to prepare documents on behalf of the above client. (Signed by Judge Lewis A. Kaplan on 2/28/2020) (jca)
  7. NYS 1:2019cv07058American Civil Liberties Union Immigrants' Rights Project v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    • February 27, 2020: ORDER: The Court held a settlement conference today, at which the parties agreed to continue their settlement efforts. As discussed, the Court will hold a telephone conference on March 16, 2020 at 11:30 a.m., during which the parties will provid e a status report. Counsel should contact chambers at (212) 805-0250 with both sides on the line, or alternatively provide a call-in number to the Court by emailing it to SO ORDERED. (Telephone Conference set for 3/16/2020 at 11:30 AM before Magistrate Judge James L. Cott.) (Signed by Magistrate Judge James L. Cott on 2/27/2020) (jca)
  8. WAW 2:2018cv01442The Human Rights Defense Center et al v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services et al

    • February 24, 2020: JOINT STATUS REPORT AND ORDER re [46] The parties shall submit a joint status report to the Court on or before March 27,2020. Signed by Judge James L. Robart. (PM)
  9. WAW 2:2018cv01635Withey et al v. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

    • February 24, 2020: PROTECTIVE ORDER re Defendant's [29] MOTION for Protective Order: The Court ORDERS the parties to abstain from engaging in discovery until further order from the Court. If a party believes that discovery is needed on an issue, it must seek the Court's leave to engage in that discovery. Signed by U.S. District Judge John C Coughenour. (MW)
  10. WVS 3:2019cv00613Ojeda v. Department of Veterans Affairs

    • February 25, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER granting Defendant's [7] MOTION to Dismiss and dismissing Plaintiff's [1] Complaint. Signed by Judge Robert C. Chambers on 2/25/2020. (cc: counsel of record; any unrepresented parties) (jsa)

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