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Case TitleThe New York Times Company et al v. U.S. Department Of Justice
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2017cv01946
Date Filed2017-03-16
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge P. Kevin Castel
PlaintiffThe New York Times Company
PlaintiffCharlie Savage
Case DescriptionNew York Times reporter Charlie Savage submitted a FOIA request to the Office of Legal Counsel at the Department of Justice for records concerning review of President Trump's executive orders or his staffing of the White House. 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 Justice
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2017-03-161COMPLAINT against U.S. Department Of Justice. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-13430763)Document filed by The New York Times Company, Charlie Savage.(McCraw, David) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
2017-03-162CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
2017-03-163RULE 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: 03/16/2017)
2017-03-164REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to U.S. Department of Justice, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Charlie Savage, The New York Times Company. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
2017-03-165NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Ian MacDougall on behalf of Charlie Savage, The New York Times Company. (MacDougall, Ian) (Entered: 03/16/2017)
2017-03-17CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge P. Kevin Castel. 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 . (pc) (Entered: 03/17/2017)
2017-03-17Magistrate Judge Ronald L. Ellis is so designated. (pc) (Entered: 03/17/2017)
2017-03-17Case Designated ECF. (pc) (Entered: 03/17/2017)
2017-03-176ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to U.S. Department Of Justice. (pc) (Entered: 03/17/2017)
2017-04-047ORDER INITIAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCE: Initial Conference set for 7/18/2017 at 10:30 AM in Courtroom 11D, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 before Judge P. Kevin Castel. (As further set forth in this Order.) (Signed by Judge P. Kevin Castel on 4/4/2017) (cf) (Entered: 04/04/2017)
2017-04-118NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Rebecca Sol Tinio on behalf of U.S. Department Of Justice. (Tinio, Rebecca) (Entered: 04/11/2017)
2017-04-289ANSWER to 1 Complaint. Document filed by U.S. Department Of Justice.(Torrance, Benjamin) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-07-1210LETTER addressed to Judge P. Kevin Castel from Rebecca S. Tinio dated July 12, 2017 re: Case Summary and Request to Endorse Proposed Agreed Deadlines. Document filed by U.S. Department Of Justice.(Tinio, Rebecca) (Entered: 07/12/2017)
2017-07-1311MEMO ENDORSEMENT on re: 10 Letter filed by U.S. Department Of Justice. ENDORSEMENT: The proposed schedule is approved. The July 18 conference is adjourned to Oct. 6, 2017 at 10:45am. (Initial Conference set for 10/6/2017 at 10:45 AM before Judge P. Kevin Castel.) (Signed by Judge P. Kevin Castel on 7/12/2017) (cf) (Entered: 07/13/2017)
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