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FOIA Activity: 7 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on October 14th, 2021

We have added 7 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between October 3, 2021 and October 9, 2021. These are associated with 7 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. DC 1:2019cv01784PITTS v. U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE et al

    • October 5, 2021: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION. Signed by Judge Amy Berman Jackson on 10/4/21. (psu2)

    • October 6, 2021: MEMORANDUM ORDER granting in part and denying in part Defendant's [9] Motion to Dismiss. See Order for details. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 10/06/2021. (lctjk3)
  3. NYS 1:2021cv04288Nash v. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

    • October 6, 2021: ORDER: After further consideration, the parties shall appear for an in-person status conference on October 15, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. in Courtroom 12D of the Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007. If e ither party requests that the conference occur by telephone instead, the parties shall advise the Court by joint letter by October 12, 2021. SO ORDERED. (Status Conference set for 10/15/2021 at 10:30 AM in Courtroom 12D, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 before Judge John P. Cronan.) (Signed by Judge John P. Cronan on 10/6/2021) (jca)
  4. NYS 1:2021cv05663WyoSayNo et al v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al

    • October 5, 2021: ORDER granting [26] Letter Motion to Adjourn Conference; granting [26] Letter Motion for Extension of Time. Application granted. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Ronnie Abrams on 10/5/2021) (rro)
  5. NYS 1:2021cv06579Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University v. Federal Bureau of Prisons et al

    • October 4, 2021: ORDER. The Court orders as follows: The BOP shall review the responsive records that have already been identified, and shall produce all responsive, non-exempt records, other than those requiring consultation pursuant to 28 C.F.R. § 16.7, by October 29, 2021. The BOP shall produce the remainder of the responsive, non-exempt records that have already been identified i.e. those requiring consultation by November 29, 2021. Thereafter, the BOP shall produce any additional responsive, non-exempt records that are identified at a rate of 700 pages per month. Finally, by November 15, 2021, the parties shall confer and file a joint letter on the docket updating the Court regarding the number of additional responsive records that have been identified and whether the 700 pages per month processing rate warrants modification. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Jesse M. Furman on 10/1/21) (yv)
  6. TXW 1:2020cv00370Matthews v. Executive Office for the United States Attorneys et al

    • October 4, 2021: ORDER GRANTING [58] Motion to proceed In Forma Pauperis on Appeal. Signed by Judge Susan Hightower. (dm)
  7. WAW 3:2021cv05180Simatic v. Commissioner of Social Security

    • October 4, 2021: ORDER OF DISMISSAL: Counsel having notified the Court of settlement of this case, and it appearing that no issue remains for the Court's determination, IT IS ORDERED that this action and all claims asserted herein are DISMISSED with prejudice an d without costs to any party. In the event that settlement is not perfected, any party may move to reopen the case within 60 days of the date of this order. Any trial date and pretrial dates previously set are hereby VACATED. Signed by Judge Marsha J. Pechman. (SB)

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