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FOIA Activity: 11 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on May 28th, 2020

We have added 11 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between May 17, 2020 and May 23, 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.

    • May 20, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION re: [57] Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment. See attached Memorandum Opinion for further details. Signed by Judge Amit P. Mehta on 05/20/2020. (lcapm3)
    • May 19, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER: For the reasons explained herein, the Court DENIES Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment, Dkt. 11, and GRANTS in part and DENIES in part Defendant’s cross- motion for summary judgment, Dkt. 13. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 05/19/2020. (lcrdm2, )
    • May 18, 2020: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION regarding [16] Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment and [19] Plaintiff’s Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan on 5/18/2020. (lcsd)
  4. DC 1:2019cv01900LAVICTOR v. TRUMP et al
    • May 18, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION re Defendants’ [14] Motion to Dismiss and for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Trevor N. McFadden on 5/18/2020. (lctnm2)
  5. ILS 3:2016cv00948White v. Department of Justice et al
    • May 19, 2020: MEMORANDUM AND ORDER, The Court DENIES White’s motion for summary judgment (Doc. 90), GRANTS the DOJ’s cross-motion for summary judgment (Doc. 98) and DIRECTS the Clerk of Court to enter judgment accordingly. Signed by Judge J. Phil Gilbert on 5/19/2020. (jdh)
    • May 19, 2020: CLERK’S JUDGMENT. Approved by Judge J. Phil Gilbert on 5/19/2020. (jdh)
  6. NYS 1:2019cv05640The New York Times Company et al v. Food and Drug Administration
    • May 22, 2020: ORDER granting [19] JOINT LETTER MOTION to Adjourn Conference and letter providing joint status report. The application is granted. The conference previously scheduled for May 28, 2020 will take place on July 23, 2020 at 10 a.m. SO ORDERED. Initial Conference set for 7/23/2020 at 10:00 AM before Judge Paul G. Gardephe. (Signed by Judge Paul G. Gardephe on 5/22/2020) (jca)
  7. NYS 1:2020cv02283The Legal Aid Society v. United States Department of Housing and Urban Development
    • May 21, 2020: ORDER: The parties are HEREBY ORDERED to meet and confer today on the issues presented therein, including the compromise offered by the Government at the bottom of page 5 of its letter. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that Plaintiff shall submit a reply to the Government’s letter and factual submissions no later than 5:00 p.m. tomorrow. (Signed by Judge Lewis J. Liman on 5/21/2020) (rj)
  8. TXN 3:2016cv02911Rutila v. United States Department of Transportation et al
    • May 20, 2020: ORDER ACCEPTING THE FINDINGS, CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE: Plaintiff’s objections are OVERRULED and the Court accepts the Findings, Conclusions and Recommendation of the United States Magistrate Judge. Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment, Doc. [80] , is GRANTED, and Plaintiff’s remaining claims are DISMISSED. (Ordered by Judge Jane J. Boyle on 5/20/2020) (ctf)
  9. WAW 2:2020cv00217Council on American Islamic Relations – Washington v. United States Customs and Border Protection et al
    • May 22, 2020: STIPULATION AND ORDER to Set Briefing Schedule re parties’ [18] Stipulated Motion. Signed by Judge Ricardo S. Martinez.(TH)
  10. WAW 2:2020cv00362Hornbuckle v. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
    • May 21, 2020: ORDER granting Parties’ [9] Stipulated Motion for Dismissal. The case is dismissed with each party to bear their own fees or costs. Signed by Judge Ricardo S. Martinez.(PM)

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