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Case TitleDemoruelle et al v. Veterans Affairs, Department of
DistrictDistrict of Hawaii
CityHawaii
Case Number1:2017cv00077
Date Filed2017-02-21
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJUDGE LESLIE E. KOBAYASHI
PlaintiffJoseph Louis Demoruelle naalehutheatre@yahoo.com
PlaintiffSandra Lee Demoruelle naalehuthreatre@yahoo.com
Case DescriptionLouis Demoruelle, a disabled Vietnam veteran, submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Veterans Affairs for records concerning the Beneficiary Travel Office because Demoruelle believed his benefit claim had been lost and he wanted to know more about the operations of the office. The agency assessed fees and Demoruelle appealed. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Demoruelle and his wife filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantVeterans Affairs, Department of
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2017-02-211COMPLAINT against Veterans Affairs, Department of, filed by Joseph Louis Demoruelle, Sandra Lee Demoruelle. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) (eps, ) (Entered: 02/22/2017)
2017-02-212Filing fee: $ 400.00,receipt number HI020497 re 1 Complaint (eps, ) (Entered: 02/22/2017)
2017-02-213Order Setting Rule 16 Scheduling Conference for 09:30AM on 4/24/2017 before Magistrate Judge KENNETH J. MANSFIELD. Signed by CHIEF JUDGE J. MICHAEL SEABRIGHT on 02/21/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Memore: Corporate Disclosures) (eps, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Participants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e-mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). Participants not registered to receive electronic notifications were served by first class mail on 02/22/2017 (Entered: 02/22/2017)
2017-02-224CIVIL Waiver of Service Packet (Attachments: # 1 A0 398 Notice of a Lawsuit, # 2 A0 399 Waiver of Service of Summons) (eps, ) (Entered: 02/22/2017)
2017-02-275Summons Issued as to Veterans Affairs, Department of, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summons (issued) as to DVA Office of General Counsel, # 2 Summons (issued) U.S. Attorney J.B. Sessions) (eps, ) (Entered: 02/27/2017)
2017-03-086MOTION for Summary Judgment; Certificate of Service by Plaintiffs Joseph Louis Demoruelle, Sandra Lee Demoruelle (eps, ) (Entered: 03/08/2017)
2017-03-087MEMORANDUM OF POINTS AND AUTHORITIES in Support of 6 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Joseph Louis Demoruelle, Sandra Lee Demoruelle. (eps, ) (Entered: 03/08/2017)
2017-03-088CONCISE STATEMENT OF FACTS in Support Of Plaintiffs' 6 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Joseph Louis Demoruelle, Sandra Lee Demoruelle. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6)(eps, ) (Entered: 03/08/2017)
2017-03-089Declaration Of Sandra Demourelle. (eps, ) (Entered: 03/08/2017)
2017-03-1410EO: COURT ORDER DENYING PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT WITHOUT PREJUDICE. denying 6 Motion for Summary Judgment. (JUDGE LESLIE E. KOBAYASHI)(wnn, ) CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE Participants registered to receive electronic notifications received this document electronically at the e-mail address listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF). Participants not registered to receive electronic notifications were served by first class mail on the date of this docket entry (Entered: 03/14/2017)
2017-03-1711SUMMONS Returned Executed via certified mail on 3/2/2017. Department of Veterans Affairs served through U.S. Attorney General J.B. Sessions/Washington D.C. USPS Tracking Information report: March 9, 2017, 5:22 a.m. - Delivered. STAFF NOTATION: The Proof of Service page does not bear the original signature of the process server. (afc) (Entered: 03/20/2017)
2017-03-1712SUMMONS Returned Executed via certified mail on 3/2/2017. Department of Veterans Affairs served through U.S. Attorney for the District of Hawaii. USPS Tracking Information report: March 6, 2017, 10:21 a.m. - Delivered, Left with Individual.. STAFF NOTATION: The Proof of Service page does not bear the original signature of the process server. (afc) (Entered: 03/20/2017)
2017-03-1713SUMMONS Returned Executed via certified mail on 3/2/2017. Department of Veterans Affairs served through DVA-General Counsel. USPS Tracking Information report: March 9, 2017, 5:20 a.m. - Delivered. STAFF NOTATION: The Proof of Service page does not bear the original signature of the process server. (afc) (Entered: 03/20/2017)
2017-03-2014MOTION for Summary Judgment; Certificate of Service - filed by Plaintiffs Joseph Louis Demoruelle, Sandra Lee Demoruelle. (afc) (Entered: 03/20/2017)
2017-03-2015MEMORANDUM of Points and Authorities in Support of 14 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Joseph Louis Demoruelle, Sandra Lee Demoruelle. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Compliance with Word Limitations) (afc) (Entered: 03/20/2017)
2017-03-2016Declaration of Sandra Demoruelle re: 14 MOTION for Summary Judgment. (Entered: 03/20/2017)
2017-03-2017CONCISE STATEMENT OF FACTS in Support re 14 MOTION for Summary Judgment filed by Joseph Louis Demoruelle, Sandra Lee Demoruelle. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate of Compliance with Word Limitations, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4, # 6 Exhibit 5, # 7 Exhibit 6) (afc) (Entered: 03/20/2017)
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