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Case TitleBuckley v. U. S. Department of Justice
DistrictWestern District of New York
Case Number1:2019cv00319
Date Filed2019-03-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHon. Richard J. Arcara
PlaintiffNathaniel J. Buckley
Case DescriptionNathaniel Buckley, owner of the Burning Bookstore in Buffalo, submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning about himself. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The FBI located 16 pages and disclosed 14 pages in full or in part. Buckley filed an administrative appeal to the Office of Information Policy. OIP denied Buckley's appeal. Buckley then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU. S. Department of Justice
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2019-03-081COMPLAINT against U. S. Department of Justice $ 400 receipt number 0209-3384360, filed by Nathaniel J. Buckley. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Kuzma, Michael) (Entered: 03/08/2019)
2019-03-12Case assigned to Hon. Richard J. Arcara. Notification to chambers of on-line civil opening. (KLH) (Entered: 03/12/2019)
2019-03-12Notice 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: 03/12/2019)
2019-03-122Summons Issued as to U. S. Department of Justice. (KLH) (Entered: 03/12/2019)
2019-03-303AFFIDAVIT of Service for Summons and Complaint served on Mark Witzleben, United States Attorney's Office, on March 18, 2019, filed by Nathaniel J. Buckley. (Kuzma, Michael) (Entered: 03/30/2019)
2019-04-164ANSWER to 1 Complaint by U. S. Department of Justice.(Cerrone, Michael) (Entered: 04/16/2019)
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