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Case TitleDeFRAIA v. CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2016cv01862
Date Filed2016-09-19
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Rudolph Contreras
PlaintiffDANIEL CHARLES DeFRAIA
Case DescriptionDaniel DeFraia submitted a FOIA request to the CIA for records concerning the CIA's relationship with Bruce Jensen and James Mitchell, including any contracts. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but told DeFraia that to search for contracts between the CIA and Jensen and Mitchell would be too burdensome. DeFraia continued to ask for an estimated date of completion, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, DeFraia filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantCENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY
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2016-09-191COMPLAINT against CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4678308) filed by DANIEL CHARLES DeFRAIA. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 09/19/2016)
2016-09-19Case Assigned to Judge Rudolph Contreras. (sth) (Entered: 09/19/2016)
2016-09-192SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons)(sth) (Entered: 09/19/2016)
2016-10-043NOTICE of Appearance by Daniel J. Stotter on behalf of DANIEL CHARLES DeFRAIA (Stotter, Daniel) (Entered: 10/04/2016)
2016-10-314NOTICE of Appearance by Stephen J. Buckingham on behalf of CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (Buckingham, Stephen) (Entered: 10/31/2016)
2016-10-315Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint by CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Buckingham, Stephen) (Entered: 10/31/2016)
2016-10-31MINUTE ORDER granting 5 Defendant's Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time: It is hereby ORDERED that Defendant shall file its response to Plaintiff's complaint on or before November 30, 2016. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 10/31/2016. (lcrc1) (Entered: 10/31/2016)
2016-11-306ANSWER to Complaint by CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY.(Buckingham, Stephen) (Entered: 11/30/2016)
2016-11-30MINUTE ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall meet and confer and submit a proposed briefing schedule on or before December 15, 2016. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 11/30/2016. (lcrc1) (Entered: 11/30/2016)
2016-11-30Set/Reset Deadlines: Proposed Briefing Schedule due by 12/15/2016 (tj) (Entered: 11/30/2016)
2016-12-147Joint STATUS REPORT and Proposed Briefing Schedule by CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Buckingham, Stephen) (Entered: 12/14/2016)
2016-12-14MINUTE ORDER: Upon consideration of 7 the parties' Joint Status Report and Proposed Briefing Schedule, it is hereby ORDERED that Defendant's motion for summary judgment shall be filed on or before May 22, 2017; Plaintiff's opposition and cross motion for summary judgment shall be filed on or before July 3, 2017; Defendant's reply and opposition to Plaintiff's motion shall be filed on or before July 28, 2017; and Plaintiff's reply shall be filed on or before August 21, 2017. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 12/14/2016. (lcrc3) (Entered: 12/14/2016)
2017-02-138MOTION for Extension of Time to Move for Summary Judgment by CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Buckingham, Stephen) (Entered: 02/13/2017)
2017-02-199Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to by DANIEL CHARLES DeFRAIA (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 02/19/2017)
2017-02-21MINUTE ORDER granting 9 Plaintiff's Unopposed Motion for Extension of Time: It is hereby ORDERED that Plaintiff shall file his response to 8 Defendant's motion to extend the briefing schedule on or before March 6, 2017. SO ORDERED. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 2/21/2017. (lcrc1) (Entered: 02/21/2017)
2017-02-22Set/Reset Deadlines: Responses due by 3/6/2017 (tj) (Entered: 02/22/2017)
2017-03-0610Memorandum in opposition to re 8 MOTION for Extension of Time to Move for Summary Judgment filed by DANIEL CHARLES DeFRAIA. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration, # 2 Memorandum in Support)(Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 03/06/2017)
2017-03-1011ORDER denying without prejudice 8 Motion for Extension of Time. See document for details. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 3/10/2017. (lcrc1) (Entered: 03/10/2017)
2017-03-3112Supplemental MOTION for Extension of Time to Move for Summary Judgment by CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4, # 6 Exhibit 5, # 7 Exhibit 6)(Buckingham, Stephen) (Entered: 03/31/2017)
2017-04-1413RESPONSE re 12 Supplemental MOTION for Extension of Time to Move for Summary Judgment filed by DANIEL CHARLES DeFRAIA. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 04/14/2017)
2017-05-0814ORDER granting 12 Defendant's Motion for Extension of Time. See document for details. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 5/8/2017. (lcrc1) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-2215MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment by CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Exhibit Declaration, # 3 Exhibit Index, # 4 Statement of Facts, # 5 Text of Proposed Order)(Buckingham, Stephen) (Entered: 05/22/2017)
2017-06-1216ERRATA by CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY 15 MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment filed by CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY. (Attachments: # 1 Errata Declaration)(Buckingham, Stephen) (Entered: 06/12/2017)
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