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Case TitleThe New York Times Company et al v. U.S. Department of Defense
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2017cv01228
Date Filed2017-02-17
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Loretta A. Preska
PlaintiffThe New York Times Company
PlaintiffCharlie Savage
Case DescriptionReporter Charlie Savage submitted a FOIA request to the Office of the Inspector General at the Department of Defense for an August 2016 report entitled "NSA Should Take Additional Steps in Its Privileged Access-Related Secure-the-Net Initiatives." The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the New York Times filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Defense
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2017-02-171COMPLAINT against U.S. Department of Defense. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-13329117)Document filed by The New York Times Company, Charlie Savage.(McCraw, David) (Entered: 02/17/2017)
2017-02-172CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 02/17/2017)
2017-02-173RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. Identifying Other Affiliate Grupo Finaciero Inbursa, S.A.B. de C.V. for The New York Times Company. Document filed by The New York Times Company.(McCraw, David) (Entered: 02/17/2017)
2017-02-174REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to U.S. Department of Defense, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Charlie Savage, The New York Times Company. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 02/17/2017)
2017-02-175NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Ian MacDougall on behalf of Charlie Savage, The New York Times Company. (MacDougall, Ian) (Entered: 02/17/2017)
2017-02-21CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Loretta A. Preska. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at . (kl) (Entered: 02/21/2017)
2017-02-21Magistrate Judge Katharine H. Parker is so designated. (kl) (Entered: 02/21/2017)
2017-02-21Case Designated ECF. (kl) (Entered: 02/21/2017)
2017-02-216ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to U.S. Department of Defense. (kl) (Entered: 02/21/2017)
2017-03-177CONSENT LETTER MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer re: 1 Complaint addressed to Judge Loretta A. Preska from Dominika Tarczynska dated March 17, 2017. Document filed by U.S. Department of Defense.(Tarczynska, Dominika) (Entered: 03/17/2017)
2017-03-208ORDER granting 7 Letter Motion for Extension of Time to Answer U.S. Department of Defense answer due 4/24/2017: SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Loretta A. Preska on 3/17/2017) (jwh) (Entered: 03/20/2017)
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