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Case TitleJabar v. U.S. Department of Justice
DistrictWestern District of New York
Case Number1:2017cv00301
Date Filed2017-04-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHon. Lawrence J. Vilardo
PlaintiffSteve Satar Jabar
Case DescriptionSteve Jabar submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records about himself. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Jabar filed an administrative appeal. The Office of Information Policy denied his appeal, and Jabar filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Justice
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2017-04-101COMPLAINT against U.S. Department of Justice, filed by Steve Satar Jabar.(KLH) (Entered: 04/11/2017)
2017-04-102CONTINUATION OF EXHIBITS - Civil Cover Sheet regarding 1 Complaint filed by Steve Satar Jabar. (KLH) (Entered: 04/11/2017)
2017-04-11Filing fee: $400.00, receipt number 54899 (KLH) (Entered: 04/11/2017)
2017-04-11Notice of Availability of Magistrate Judge: A United States Magistrate of this Court is available to conduct all proceedings in this civil action in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 636c and FRCP 73. The Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form (AO-85) is available for download at (KLH) (Entered: 04/11/2017)
2017-04-11AUTOMATIC REFERRAL to Mediation The ADR Plan is available for download at (KLH) (Entered: 04/11/2017)
2017-04-11Summons Issued as to U.S. Department of Justice. (KLH) (Entered: 04/11/2017)
2017-04-123AFFIDAVIT of Service for Summons and Complaint served on U. S. Department of Justice on 04/10/2017, filed by Steve Satar Jabar. (Kuzma, Michael) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-04-124NOTICE of Appearance by Michael S. Cerrone on behalf of U.S. Department of Justice (Cerrone, Michael) (Entered: 04/12/2017)
2017-05-115ANSWER to 1 Complaint by U.S. Department of Justice.(Cerrone, Michael) (Entered: 05/11/2017)
2017-05-12ADR Plan electronically forwarded to attorneys. The ADR Plan is available for download at (Entered: 05/12/2017)
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