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Case TitleRobert Beard, et al v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
DistrictEastern District of Louisiana
CityNew Orleans
Case Number2:2017cv02668
Date Filed2017-03-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon
PlaintiffRobert Beard
PlaintiffCarolyn Milton
PlaintiffGarry Lewis
PlaintiffLivingston Town, LA
Case DescriptionRobert Beard and several neighbors submitted FOIA requests to the Army Corps of Engineers concerning access to water. The agency did not respond and Beard filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Army Corps of Engineers
DefendantU.S. Army Corps of Engineers New Orleans District
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
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2017-03-291COMPLAINT against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 053L-6054334) filed by Robert Beard. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)Attorney Joshua M. Lewis added to party Robert Beard(pty:pla).(Lewis, Joshua) Modified text on 4/3/2017 (jls). (Entered: 03/29/2017)
2017-03-302Initial Case Assignment to Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon and Magistrate Judge Janis van Meerveld. (jeg) (Entered: 03/30/2017)
2017-03-303Amendment/Supplement to Document by All Plaintiffs re 1 Complaint, with attached exhibits (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5a, # 6 Exhibit 5b, # 7 Exhibit 6)(Lewis, Joshua) (Entered: 03/30/2017)
2017-04-034Request of Summons Issued as to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers filed by All Plaintiffs re 1 Complaint,. (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(Lewis, Joshua) (Entered: 04/03/2017)
2017-04-045Summons Issued as to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. (ajn) (Entered: 04/04/2017)
2017-05-026Request of Summons Issued as to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers filed by Robert Beard re 1 Complaint,. (Attachments: # 1 Summons No. 1, # 2 Summons No. 2)(Lewis, Joshua) (Attachment 1 replaced on 5/3/2017) (ajn). (Attachment 2 replaced on 5/3/2017) (ajn). (Entered: 05/02/2017)
2017-05-037Summons Issued as to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. (Attachments: # 1 Summons)(ajn) (Entered: 05/03/2017)
2017-06-078EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION for Extension of Time to Answer re 1 Complaint, by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)Attorney Brock Darren Dupre added to party U.S. Army Corps of Engineers(pty:dft).(Dupre, Brock) (Entered: 06/07/2017)
2017-06-089ORDER granting 8 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer re 1 Complaint as to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers answer due 6/29/2017. Signed by Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon on 6/7/2017. (cms) (Entered: 06/08/2017)
2017-06-2010EXPARTE/CONSENT MOTION to Enroll as Additional Counsel of Record Drake L. Lewis by Robert Beard. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order)(Lewis, Joshua) (Entered: 06/20/2017)
2017-06-2111ORDER granting 10 Motion to Enroll as Additional Counsel of Record, Attorney Drake L. Lewis, for Robert Beard. Signed by Judge Mary Ann Vial Lemmon on 6/21/2017. (ajn) (Entered: 06/21/2017)
2017-06-2912ANSWER to 1 Complaint, by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.(Dupre, Brock) (Entered: 06/29/2017)
2017-07-0713NOTICE: Scheduling Conference set for 7/18/2017 10:15 AM before case manager by telephone. (cbn) (Entered: 07/07/2017)
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