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Case TitleLINDSEY v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2016cv02032
Date Filed2016-10-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly
PlaintiffDAVID AUSTIN LINDSEY
Case DescriptionDavid Lindsey, a graduate student at Princeton University, submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning government contacts with Imad Hage, an unofficial Iraqi emissary during the period leading up to the invasion of Iraq. The FBI acknowledged receipt of the request, but told Lindsey that he had not shown a sufficient public interest in disclosure that would outweigh a Glomar response neither confirming nor denying the existence of records. Lindsey filed an administrative appeal and the Office of Information Policy affirmed the FBI's decision. Lindsey then filed
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
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Docket
Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
Opinion/Order [16]
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2016-10-121COMPLAINT against FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-4705483) filed by DAVID AUSTIN LINDSEY. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Civil Cover Sheet)(Sorenson, C.) (Entered: 10/12/2016)
2016-10-12Case Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. (sth) (Entered: 10/12/2016)
2016-10-122SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons)(sth) (Entered: 10/12/2016)
2016-10-133ORDER Establishing Procedures for Cases Assigned to Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on October 13, 2016. (NS) (Entered: 10/13/2016)
2016-10-244NOTICE of Appearance by Rhonda Lisa Campbell on behalf of All Defendants (Campbell, Rhonda) (Entered: 10/24/2016)
2016-11-185ANSWER to Complaint by FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION.(Campbell, Rhonda) (Entered: 11/18/2016)
2016-11-186ORDER CALLING FOR JOINT STATUS REPORT. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 11/18/2016. (lcckk1) (Entered: 11/18/2016)
2016-11-18Set/Reset Deadlines: Joint Status Report due by 12/16/2016. (dot) (Entered: 11/21/2016)
2016-12-157Joint STATUS REPORT and Proposed Briefing Schedule by DAVID AUSTIN LINDSEY. (Stotter, Daniel) (Entered: 12/15/2016)
2016-12-208SCHEDULING AND PROCEDURES ORDER. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 12/20/2016. (lcckk1) (Entered: 12/20/2016)
2016-12-20Set/Reset Deadlines: Defendant's Summary Judgment motion due by 1/27/2017. Response to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 2/27/2017. Reply to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 3/13/2017. Vaughn Index due by 1/27/2017. Plaintiff's Cross Motion due by 2/27/2017. Response to Cross Motion due by 3/13/2017. Reply to Cross Motion due by 3/29/2017. (dot) (Entered: 12/21/2016)
2017-01-069NOTICE of Appearance by Daniel J. Stotter on behalf of DAVID AUSTIN LINDSEY (Stotter, Daniel) (Entered: 01/06/2017)
2017-01-2710MOTION for Summary Judgment by FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Statement of Facts, # 3 Declaration David Hardy, # 4 Exhibit A-H)(Campbell, Rhonda) (Entered: 01/27/2017)
2017-02-2711MOTION for Summary Judgment and Memorandum of Points & Authorities by DAVID AUSTIN LINDSEY (Attachments: # 1 Statement of Facts, # 2 Declaration of David Austin Lindsey & Exhibits A - F, # 3 Text of Proposed Order)(Stotter, Daniel) (Entered: 02/27/2017)
2017-02-2712RESPONSE re 10 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by DAVID AUSTIN LINDSEY. (Attachments: # 1 Statement of Facts, # 2 Declaration of David Austin Lindsey & Exhibits A - F, # 3 Text of Proposed Order)(Stotter, Daniel) (Entered: 02/27/2017)
2017-03-1313REPLY to opposition to motion re 10 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. (Campbell, Rhonda) (Entered: 03/13/2017)
2017-03-1314Memorandum in opposition to re 11 MOTION for Summary Judgment and Memorandum of Points & Authorities filed by FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. (See Docket Entry 13 to view document). (znmw) (Entered: 03/14/2017)
2017-03-2915REPLY to opposition to motion re 11 MOTION for Summary Judgment and Memorandum of Points & Authorities filed by DAVID AUSTIN LINDSEY. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration Second Declaration of David Austin Lindsey & Exhibit G)(Stotter, Daniel) (Entered: 03/29/2017)
2017-09-2016MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER DENYING WITHOUT PREJUDICE Defendant's 10 Motion for Summary Judgment and Plaintiff's 11 Motion for Summary Judgment. The parties shall file a Joint Status Report by NOVEMBER 17, 2017. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 9/20/2017. (lcckk3) (Entered: 09/20/2017)
2017-09-20Set/Reset Deadlines: Joint Status Report due by 11/17/2017. (dot) (Entered: 09/22/2017)
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