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FOIA Activity: 9 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on September 17th, 2020

We have added 9 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between September 6, 2020 and September 12, 2020. These are associated with 8 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. CAE 2:2018cv00873Stanco et al v. Internal Revenue Service

    • September 10, 2020: STIPULATION and ORDER signed by District Judge Troy L. Nunley on 9/10/2020 EXTENDING the deadline to 9/28/2020, in which the Plaintiff has to file their First Amended Complaint. Defendant's responsive pleading is due 21 days from the filing of Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint. (Tupolo, A)

    • September 11, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION, granting in part and denying in part Defendant's [29] Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 09/11/2020. (lckbj2) (Main Document 40 replaced on 9/14/2020) (ztnr).
  3. DC 1:2018cv01645WATSON v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al

    • September 10, 2020: MEMORANDUM OPINION regarding the defendants' [36] Motion for Summary Judgment. See text for details. Signed by Judge Dabney L. Friedrich on September 10, 2020. (lcdlf3)
  4. NYS 1:2019cv03154Perez v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    • September 8, 2020: ORDER for [43] Report and Recommendation. Judge Cott's R&R (Dkt. No. 43) is adopted in its entirety. Defendant's motion for summary judgment (Dkt. No. 26) is granted, and Plaintiff's cross-motion for summary judgment (Dkt. Nos. 30 ) is denied. The parties' cross-motions to strike (Dkt. Nos. 33, 37) are denied. The Clerk of Court is directed to close this case. A copy of this Order has been mailed to pro se Plaintiff by Chambers. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Paul G. Gardephe on 9/8/2020) Copies Mailed By Chambers. (jca) Transmission to Orders and Judgments Clerk for processing.
    • September 8, 2020: CLERK'S JUDGMENT re: [44] Order Adopting Report and Recommendations in favor of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement against Kamephis Perez. It is hereby ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED: That for the reasons stated in the Court's Or der dated September 8, 2020, Judge Cott's R&R is adopted in its entirety. Defendant's motion for summary judgment is granted, and Plaintiff's cross-motion for summary judgment is denied. The parties' cross-motions to strike are denied; accordingly, the case is closed. (Signed by Clerk of Court Ruby Krajick on 9/8/2020) (Attachments: # 1 Right to Appeal) (km) Transmission to Docket Assistant Clerk for processing.
  5. NYS 1:2020cv00900Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. v. United States Environmental Protection Agency

    • September 11, 2020: ORDER: By September 21, 2020, the parties shall file a joint letter briefly updating the Court on the status of the instant matter. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Robert W. Lehrburger on 9/11/2020) Copies transmitted to all counsel of record. (kv)
  6. NYS 1:2020cv03691Urban Justice Center v. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

    • September 8, 2020: ORDER granting [11] Letter Motion to Adjourn Conference. Application GRANTED. The conference currently scheduled for September 16, 2020 is hereby ADJOURNED sine die. The parties are ORDERED to file a joint letter updating the Court on the status of this matter on or before October 16, 2020. (Signed by Judge Katherine Polk Failla on 9/8/2020) (rro)
  7. NYS 1:2020cv04092Pro Publica, Inc. v. United States Department of Health & Human Services

    • September 11, 2020: ORDER: Upon review of the parties' submissions, it is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall process and produce responsive non-exempt documents at a rate of at least 1,000 pages per month. Any disputes with respect to the processing or producti on of records under this Order shall be governed by Individual Rule II.B.2, concerning discovery disputes. It is further ORDERED that the parties shall file a joint status letter on the progress of the FOIA productions by September 30, 2020, and every 30 days thereafter. (As further set forth in this Order.) (Signed by Judge Lorna G. Schofield on 9/11/2020) (cf)
  8. OKN 4:2015cv00523Bristow First Assembly of God et al v. BP p.l.c. et al

    • September 10, 2020: OPINION AND ORDER by Judge Terence Kern ; denying [264] Motion for Leave to File Document(s) (lmc, Chambers)

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