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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2007cv01732
Date Filed2007-09-27
Date Closed2010-02-02
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
Case DescriptionThe Electronic Frontier Foundation submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of Justice for records concerning discussions of proposed FISA amendments with telecommunications companies, or members of Congress. EFF also requested expedited processing. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and granted EFF's request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, EFF filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2007-09-271COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE ( Filing fee $ 350, receipt number 4616007205) filed by ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(td, ) (Entered: 09/28/2007)
2007-09-27SUMMONS (3) Issued as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (td, ) (Entered: 09/28/2007)
2007-09-272LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION (td, ) (Entered: 09/28/2007)
2007-10-293NOTICE of Appearance by Andrew I. Warden on behalf of DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Warden, Andrew) (Entered: 10/29/2007)
2007-10-294ANSWER to Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE. Related document: 1 Complaint filed by ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION.(Warden, Andrew) (Entered: 10/29/2007)
2009-11-105GENERAL ORDER AND GUIDELINES FOR CIVIL CASES. (mpt, ) (Entered: 11/10/2009)
2009-11-106ORDER for Status Conference set for 12/10/2009 09:00 AM in Courtroom 16 before Judge Reggie B. Walton. (mpt, ) Modified on 12/4/2009 (TH, ). (Entered: 11/10/2009)
2009-11-177NOTICE of Change of Address by David L. Sobel (Sobel, David) (Entered: 11/17/2009)
2009-11-308NOTICE of Appearance by Marcia Berman on behalf of DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE (Berman, Marcia) (Entered: 11/30/2009)
2009-12-039Joint MOTION to Vacate 6 Scheduling Order by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Berman, Marcia) (Entered: 12/03/2009)
2009-12-04MINUTE ORDER granting in part and denying in part 9 Motion to Vacate. The Court having considered the parties' joint submission and it appearing that there is good cause to grant a continuance of what should have been termed as a status conference on December 10, 2009, at 9:00 a.m., will grant the parties a continuance of the status conference and deny their motion to vacate. It is further ORDERED that the parties shall submit a joint report apprising the Court of the status of their settlement discussions by January 19, 2010. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 12/04/09. (TH, ) (Entered: 12/04/2009)
2010-01-1910STATUS REPORT by ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION. (Hofmann, Marcia) (Entered: 01/19/2010)
2010-02-0111STIPULATION of Dismissal by ELECTRONIC FRONTIER FOUNDATION. (Hofmann, Marcia) (Entered: 02/01/2010)
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