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Case TitleCommunity Justice Clinic et al v. Department of Justice et al
DistrictWestern District of New York
Case Number1:2019cv00309
Date Filed2019-03-07
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHon. Elizabeth A. Wolford
PlaintiffCommunity Justice Clinic
PlaintiffAdham Amin Hassoun
PlaintiffNicole Hallett
Case DescriptionThe Community Justice Clinic at the University of Buffalo School of Law submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Justice's Executive Office of Immigration Review and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services for records concerning its client, Amin Hassoun. The Clinic also requested expedited processing. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agencies, the Community Justice Clinic filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Expedited processing, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDepartment of Justice
DefendantDepartment of Homeland Security
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2019-03-071COMPLAINT against Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice $ 400 receipt number 0209-3382589, filed by Community Justice Clinic, Nicole Hallett, Adham Amin Hassoun. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summons (Department of Justice), # 7 Summons (Department of Homeland Security))(Manes, Jonathan) (Entered: 03/07/2019)
2019-03-08Case assigned to Hon. Elizabeth A. Wolford. Notification to chambers of on-line civil opening. (KLH) (Entered: 03/08/2019)
2019-03-08Notice of Availability of Magistrate Judge: A United States Magistrate of this Court is available to conduct all proceedings in this civil action in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 636c and FRCP 73. The Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form (AO-85) is available for download at (KLH) (Entered: 03/08/2019)
2019-03-082Summons Issued as to Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice. (KLH) (Entered: 03/08/2019)
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