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Case TitleReilly v. Justice
DistrictDistrict of Connecticut
CityNew Haven
Case Number3:2016cv02024
Date Filed2016-12-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Vanessa L. Bryant
PlaintiffThomas K. Reilly
DefendantDept of Justice
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Complaint
Opinion/Order [42]
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2016-12-121COMPLAINT against Dept of Justice, filed by Thomas K. Reilly.(Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 12/16/2016)
2016-12-12Filing fee received from Thomas Reilly: $ 400.00, receipt number CTXB00007690. (Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 12/16/2016)
2016-12-122STANDING PROTECTIVE ORDER Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 12/12/2016.(Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 12/16/2016)
2016-12-123NOTICE TO COUNSEL/PRO SE PARTIES : Counsel or pro se parties initiating or removing this action are responsible for serving all parties with attached documents and copies of 2 Standing Protective Order, 1 Complaint filed by Thomas K. Reilly Signed by Clerk on 12/12/2016.(Fazekas, J.) (Entered: 12/16/2016)
2016-12-274MOTION to Participate in Electronic Filing by Thomas K. Reilly. (Attachments: # 1 Envelope)(Caffrey, A.) (Entered: 12/27/2016)
2016-12-285ORDER granting 4 Motion to Participate in Electronic Filing. Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 12/28/2016. (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 12/28/2016)
2016-12-286ELECTRONIC FILING ORDER - PLEASE ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH COURTESY COPY REQUIREMENTS IN THIS ORDER. PRO SE FILERS ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE JUDGE'S STANDARD ELECTRONIC FILING ORDER WHICH IS ATTACHED. Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 12/28/2016.(Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 12/28/2016)
2017-01-23Request for Clerk to issue summons as to Dept of Justice. (Caffrey, A.) (Entered: 01/23/2017)
2017-01-237ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED in accordance with Fed. R. Civ. P. 4 and LR 4 as to *Dept of Justice* with answer to complaint due within *30* days. Attorney *Thomas K. Reilly* *158 Westway Road* *Southport, CT 06890*. (Caffrey, A.) (Entered: 01/23/2017)
2017-02-248NOTICE of Appearance by Carolyn Aiko Ikari on behalf of Dept of Justice (Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 02/24/2017)
2017-02-249ANSWER to 1 Complaint with Affirmative Defenses by Dept of Justice.(Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 02/24/2017)
2017-03-0910MOTION for Summary Judgment by Thomas K. Reilly.Responses due by 3/30/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support)(Owens, T.) (Entered: 03/09/2017)
2017-03-1311MOTION to Amend/Correct 9 Answer to Complaint (paragraph 6 only) by Dept of Justice.Responses due by 4/3/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Proposed Amended Answer)(Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 03/13/2017)
2017-03-1512ORDER granting 11 Motion to Amend/Correct 9 Answer to Complaint (paragraph 6 only). Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 3/15/2017. (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 03/15/2017)
2017-03-1613Amended ANSWER to 1 Complaint with Affirmative Defenses by Dept of Justice.(Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
2017-03-2814MOTION for Scheduling Order by Dept of Justice. (Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 03/28/2017)
2017-03-2915MOTION for Motion In Opposition to Scheduling Order by Thomas K. Reilly. (Reilly, Thomas) (Entered: 03/29/2017)
2017-03-3016NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL/THE PARTIES WILL RECEIVE. In-person Status Conference re: 10 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 15 MOTION for Motion In Opposition to Scheduling Order, 14 MOTION for Scheduling Order.( Motion Hearing set for 4/3/2017 at 3:00 PM in Courtroom Three, 141 Church St., New Haven, CT before Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 03/30/2017)
2017-03-3017AMENDED NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL/THE PARTIES WILL RECEIVE. In-person Status Conference re: 10 MOTION for Summary Judgment, 15 MOTION for Motion In Opposition to Scheduling Order, 14 MOTION for Scheduling Order.( Motion Hearing set for 4/3/2017 at 4:00 PM in Courtroom Three, 141 Church St., New Haven, CT before Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 03/30/2017)
2017-04-0318MOTION for Permission for Appearance of Law Student Intern Thomas Finnucan Order by Dept of Justice. (Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 04/03/2017)
2017-04-0320Minute Entry. Proceedings held before Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer: Pretrial Conference & Motion Hearing held on 4/3/2017 re: 10 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Thomas K. Reilly, granting 18 MOTION for Permission for Appearance of Law Student Intern Thomas Finnucan Order filed by Dept of Justice, denying as moot 14 MOTION for Scheduling Order filed by Dept of Justice, denying as moot 15 MOTION for Motion In Opposition to Scheduling Order filed by Thomas K. Reilly.Total Time 52 minutes(Court Reporter Diana Huntington.) (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 04/05/2017)
2017-04-0419ORDER RE SCHEDULING. For the reasons stated on the record at yesterday's status conference, the Government shall make immediate inquiry to locate and file on the docket in this case the Government's exhibit list from the trial of the United States v. Joseph P. Ganim, No. 3:01-cr-263(JBA). Not later than Monday, April 10, 2017, the Government is requested to post the exhibit list on the docket in this case, or file a statement explaining why it has been unable to locate and docket the exhibit list. Not later than Monday, April 17, 2017, the Government is requested to file any objection to plaintiff's pending motion for summary judgment (Doc. # 10 ) or, if the Government agrees that the exhibit list adequately advises the Government of what exhibits plaintiff seeks and that there is not a lawful basis for the Government to withhold the disclosure of documents that were marked or introduced at trial and are in the public domain, that it has begun its search for and full production to plaintiff of audiotape or videotape exhibits (with any available transcripts) that are in the public domain. The Government is requested to explain with reasonable particularity its efforts to search for and produce responsive material that is in the public domain and to furnish time estimates for disclosure. As for the remainder of non-public-domain materials requested by plaintiff but not the subject of plaintiff's motion for summary judgment, the parties agreed during yesterday's conference that the Government shall file its Vaughn index by August 27, 2017, after which the plaintiff will file any further motion for summary judgment within 30 days. It is so ordered. Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 4/4/2017. (Gruber, Sarah) (Entered: 04/04/2017)
2017-04-0621NOTICE by Dept of Justice of Filing of Trial Exhibit Lists (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C)(Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 04/06/2017)
2017-04-1722Memorandum in Opposition re 10 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Dept of Justice. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, Declaration of David M. Hardy, # 2 Statement of Material Facts)(Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 04/17/2017)
2017-04-1723Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment by Dept of Justice.Responses due by 5/8/2017 (Attachments: # 1 Statement of Material Facts Not In Dispute, # 2 Memorandum in Support, # 3 Exhibit A, Declaration of David M. Hardy, # 4 Notice to Pro Se Litigant)(Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 04/17/2017)
2017-04-1724NOTICE by Dept of Justice re 23 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment , 22 Memorandum in Opposition to Motion filing of corrected exhibit (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of David M.Hardy)(Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 04/17/2017)
2017-04-1825ENTER IN ERROR - MOTION for Summary Judgment Motion in opposition to defendant's motion for partial summary judgment by Thomas K. Reilly.Responses due by 5/9/2017 (Reilly, Thomas) Modified to terminate motion on 4/19/2017 (Potter, A.). (Entered: 04/18/2017)
2017-04-1826Document #25 corrected - OBJECTION re 23 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Thomas K. Reilly. (Potter, A.) (Entered: 04/19/2017)
2017-05-0127REPLY to Response to 23 Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Dept of Justice. (Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 05/01/2017)
2017-05-0228NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL/THE PARTIES WILL RECEIVE. ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE MUST PRESENT PHOTO IDENTIFICATION. Case Management/Settlement Conference set for 5/11/2017 at 02:00 PM in Chambers Room 266 - Annex, 915 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT before Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons (Esposito, A.) (Entered: 05/02/2017)
2017-05-0229ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons for Settlement. Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 5/2/2017.(Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 05/02/2017)
2017-05-0530MOTION to Expedite by Thomas K. Reilly. (Reilly, Thomas) (Entered: 05/05/2017)
2017-05-0831ORDER. The motion to expedite is DENIED 30 without prejudice to renewal after the parties' meet with Magistrate Judge Fitzsimmons.Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 5/8/2017. (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-0832NOTICE OF E-FILED CALENDAR: THIS IS THE ONLY NOTICE COUNSEL/THE PARTIES WILL RECEIVE. ALL PERSONS ENTERING THE COURTHOUSE MUST PRESENT PHOTO IDENTIFICATION. RESCHEDULED FROM 5/11/17 Case Management/Settlement Conference is reset to 5/18/2017 at 10:00 AM in Chambers Room 266 - Annex, 915 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT before Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons (Esposito, A.) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-0833ORDER re 32 Case Management/Settlement Conference on May 18, 2017 at 10:00 AM. The Government's request to permit the participation of counsel from the FBI's Freedom of Information Act Litigation Unit by telephone during the conference is GRANTED. Counsel will be available during the appointed time. Signed by Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons on 5/8/17.(Esposito, A.) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-0834MOTION for Reconsideration of May 5, 2017 ruling by Thomas K. Reilly.Responses due by 5/29/2017 (Reilly, Thomas) (Entered: 05/08/2017)
2017-05-0935ORDER. The motion for reconsideration (Doc. # 34 ) is DENIED. It is the Court's intent that the parties meet with Judge Fitzsimmons, and the motion for reconsideration does not persuade the Court that it should expedite resolution of this case prior to the parties' meeting with Judge Fitzsimmons. Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 5/9/2017. (Gutierrez, Y.) (Entered: 05/09/2017)
2017-05-1836Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons: Settlement Conference held on 5/18/2017. Total Time: 1 hours and 15 minutes (Esposito, A.) (Entered: 05/18/2017)
2017-05-1837ORDER re: May 18, 2017 Settlement Conference. Counsel for defendant will report back to the Court by Wednesday May 24, 2017. Signed by Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons on 5/18/17.(Esposito, A.) (Entered: 05/18/2017)
2017-05-2238NOTICE by Thomas K. Reilly 05/18/17 DOJ FOIA request (Attachments: # 1 DOJ FOI request)(Reilly, Thomas) (Entered: 05/22/2017)
2017-05-2539MOTION to Expedite Per Court's 5/9/17 directive by Thomas K. Reilly. (Attachments: # 1 Supplement DOJ 5/24/17 Letter to HBF)(Reilly, Thomas) Modified to seal entry per 47 Order on 6/19/2017 (Shafer, J.). (Entered: 05/25/2017)
2017-06-0140TRANSCRIPT of Proceedings: Type of Hearing: Status Conference. Held on April 3, 2017 before Judge Jeffrey Alker Meyer. Court Reporter: Diana Huntington. IMPORTANT NOTICE - REDACTION OF TRANSCRIPTS: To remove personal identifier information from the transcript, a party must electronically file a Notice of Intent to Request Redaction with the Clerk's Office within seven (7) calendar days of this date. If no such Notice is filed, the court will assume redaction of personal identifiers is not necessary and the transcript will be made available through PACER without redaction 90 days from today's date. The transcript may be viewed at the court public terminal or purchased through the Court Reporter/Transcriber before the deadline for Release of Transcript Restriction. After that date it may be obtained through PACER. The policy governing the redaction of personal information is located on the court website at www.ctd.uscourts.gov. Redaction Request due 6/22/2017. Redacted Transcript Deadline set for 7/2/2017. Release of Transcript Restriction set for 8/30/2017. (Huntington, D.) (Entered: 06/01/2017)
2017-06-0241MOTION to Transfer/Disqualify/Recuse Judge by Thomas K. Reilly. (Reilly, Thomas) (Entered: 06/02/2017)
2017-06-1242ORDER GRANTING MOTION FOR RECUSAL: For the reasons set forth in the attached ruling, the motion to recuse (Doc. # 41 ) is GRANTED pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 455(a) on the ground that my prior service in the U.S. Attorney's Office at the same time as the trial of Joseph Ganim may create an appearance that I could not be fair and impartial in this case. In granting this motion, I do not agree with plaintiff's contention that I have improperly delayed resolution of his claims. The Clerk of Court is requested to reassign this case in accordance with its standard procedures. It is so ordered. Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 6/12/2017. (Black, R.) (Entered: 06/12/2017)
2017-06-1343ORDER OF TRANSFER. Case reassigned to Judge Vanessa L. Bryant for all further proceedings Signed by Judge Jeffrey A. Meyer on 6/13/17.(Pesta, J.) (Entered: 06/13/2017)
2017-06-1344ELECTRONIC FILING ORDER - PLEASE ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH COURTESY COPY REQUIREMENTS IN THIS ORDER. Signed by Judge Vanessa L. Bryant on 06/13/2017. (Shafer, J.) (Entered: 06/13/2017)
2017-06-1345ORDER RE: Judge's Chambers Practices. Counsel are directed to read and comply with the Chambers Practices and Standing Orders prior to filing any document. So ordered. Signed by Judge Vanessa L. Bryant on 06/13/2017. (Shafer, J.) (Entered: 06/13/2017)
2017-06-1646MOTION to Strike 39 MOTION to Expedite Per Court's 5/9/17 directive by Dept of Justice.Responses due by 7/7/2017 (Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 06/16/2017)
2017-06-1947ORDER granting in part and denying in part 46 Motion to Strike. Rather than striking Plaintiff's 39 MOTION to Expedite, the Court orders that this docket entry be sealed. Sealing is supported by the clear and compelling need to protect the confidentiality of settlement communications and is narrowly tailored to serve this purpose. Plaintiff is ordered to file a public version of the motion, in which all references to confidential settlement communications are redacted, within 14 days. Signed by Judge Vanessa L. Bryant on 6/19/2017. (Hoffman, S) (Entered: 06/19/2017)
2017-06-2248MOTION to Expedite per Court's 6/19/17 directive by Thomas K. Reilly. (Reilly, Thomas) Sealed on 6/30/2017 per Order 50 (Shafer, J.). (Entered: 06/22/2017)
2017-06-2949Second MOTION to Strike 48 MOTION to Expedite per Court's 6/19/17 directive by Dept of Justice.Responses due by 7/20/2017 (Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
2017-06-3050ORDER granting 49 Motion to Strike. To the extent Plaintiff has failed to fully comply with the letter and spirit of the Court's order to redact, the motion is granted. Plaintiff is hereby Ordered to fully comply with this Court's redaction order within 7 days of the date of this order. Failure to comply may result in sanctions, including dismissal of the case. Signed by Judge Vanessa L. Bryant on 6-30-17. (Bryant, Vanessa) (Entered: 06/30/2017)
2017-06-3051ORDER referring case to Magistrate Judge Holly Fitzsimmons for all matters relating to settlement, including issues relating to the confidentiality of settlement discussions. Signed by Judge Vanessa L. Bryant on 6/30/2017. (Hoffman, S) (Entered: 06/30/2017)
2017-07-0652Fourth MOTION to Expedite Redacted per VLB's 6/6/17 order by Thomas K. Reilly. (Reilly, Thomas) (Entered: 07/06/2017)
2017-07-0753MOTION to Transfer/Disqualify/Recuse Judge Motion to Recuse Magistrate HBF by Thomas K. Reilly. (Reilly, Thomas) (Entered: 07/07/2017)
2017-07-0854Memorandum in Opposition re 53 MOTION to Transfer/Disqualify/Recuse Judge Motion to Recuse Magistrate HBF filed by Dept of Justice. (Ikari, Carolyn) (Entered: 07/08/2017)
2017-07-0955MOTION to Transfer/Disqualify/Recuse Judge Plaintiff's Reply to Defendant's Opp Motion by Thomas K. Reilly. (Reilly, Thomas) (Entered: 07/09/2017)
2017-07-1356ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Holly B. Fitzsimmons for purposes of resolving Plaintiff's 53 MOTION to Transfer/Disqualify/Recuse Judge and for case management and settlement purposes. Signed by Judge Vanessa L. Bryant on 7/13/2017. (Hoffman, S) (Entered: 07/13/2017)
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