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Case TitleHill v. Executive Office for United States Attorneys et al
DistrictWestern District of Virginia
CityDanville
Case Number4:2017cv00027
Date Filed2017-04-25
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Jackson L. Kiser
PlaintiffBrian David Hill
Case DescriptionBrian Hill submitted two FOIA requests to the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys for records concerning the discovery packet for his case. The agency disclosed some records, but Hill was unsatisfied and ultimately filed suit.
Complaint issues: Exemption 7 - Law enforcement records

DefendantExecutive Office for United States Attorneys (EOUSA)
DefendantUnited States Department Of Justice (U.S. DOJ)
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Date FiledDoc #Docket Text

2017-04-251MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by Brian David Hill. (Attachment: # 1 Post-it Note Attached to IFP Motion)(mlh) (Entered: 04/26/2017)
2017-04-252COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF against Executive Office for United States Attorneys, United States Department Of Justice, filed by Brian David Hill. 70 Day Notice due by 7/5/2017; 90 Day Service due by 7/24/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 DVD for Defendants Marked as Exhibit 6 to be Served Upon Each Defendant, # 10 DVD for Clerk Marked as Exhibit 6 (Available for Viewing in Clerk's Office), # 11 Civil Cover Sheet, # 12 Post-it Note Attached to Complaint, # 13 Proposed Summons, # 14 Post-it Note Attached to Proposed Summons)(mlh) (Entered: 04/26/2017)
2017-05-014MOTION Under Rule 45 Asking the Clerk to Subpoena Attorney John Scott Coalter for Discovery and to Prove the Factual Matter Under Complaint by Brian David Hill. Motion referred to Judge Robert S. Ballou. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Evidence, # 2 Exhibit 1, # 3 Exhibit 2, # 4 Exhibit 3, # 5 Exhibit 4, # 6 Exhibit 5, # 7 Exhibit 6, # 8 Proposed Subpoena, # 9 Envelope)(mlh) Modified on 6/19/2017 - added referral text (ham). (Entered: 05/04/2017)
2017-05-043ORDER granting 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. Signed by Judge Jackson L. Kiser on 5/4/2017. (mlh)
2017-05-085Summons Issued as to Executive Office for United States Attorneys, United States Department Of Justice and U.S. Attorney. (Attachments: # 1 USM-285 Forms)(Original Summons, original USM-285 Forms, copies of Complaint with Attachments, three copies of DVDs identified on Docket Sheet as Exhibit 10 to Document 2 and copy of Order to Proceed Without Prepaying Fees or Costs were overnighted using two-day delivery to USMS for service.)(mlh)
2017-05-186SUMMONS Returned Executed by Brian David Hill. Executive Office for United States Attorneys served on 5/12/2017, answer due 7/11/2017; United States Department Of Justice served on 5/12/2017, answer due 7/11/2017. (mlh)
2017-05-197Marshal's Return of service of Summons and Complaint on 5/15/17 upon United States Department of Justice.(ham)
2017-05-198Marshal's Return of service of Summons and Complaint on 5/16/17 upon Executive Office for United States Attorneys.(ham)
2017-06-099ANSWER to 2 Complaint,, FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF by Executive Office for United States Attorneys, United States Department Of Justice.(Sloan, Cheryl)
2017-06-0910Magistrate Consent Notice to Parties. (mlh)
2017-06-0911PRETRIAL ORDER, Order Referring Case to Magistrate Judge Robert S. Ballou. Signed by Judge Jackson L. Kiser on 6/9/2017. (mlh)
2017-06-1212Brief / Memorandum in Support re: 4 MOTION Under Rule 45 Asking the Clerk to Subpopena Attorney John Scott Coalter for Discovery and to Prove the Factual Matter Under Complaint and Declaration in Support of 2 Complaint filed by Brian David Hill. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Envelope)(mlh)
2017-06-1613MOTION Asking the Court to Request Legal Counsel to Represent the Plaintiff by Brian David Hill. (mlh)
2017-06-1614Objections by Plaintiff Brian David Hill re: 9 Answer to Complaint. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Envelope)(mlh)
2017-06-1915NOTICE of Hearing: (CR) Bench Trial set for 1/29/2018 - 1/31/2018 at 09:30 AM in Danville before Judge Jackson L. Kiser. Parties must contact the Clerk's Office no later than five (5) business days before the scheduled trial date for your technology needs. (ham)
2017-06-2016ORDER denying 13 MOTION Asking the Court to Request Legal Counsel to Represent the Plaintiff. Signed by Judge Jackson L. Kiser on 6/20/2017. (mlh)
2017-06-2017Brief in Support of 13 Motion Asking the Court to Request Legal Counsel to Represent the Plaintiff filed by Brian David Hill. (mlh)
2017-06-2018MOTION AND SUPPORTING BRIEF to Extend Time for Filing Motions by Brian David Hill. (mlh)
2017-06-2019MOTION for Issuance of Subpoenas to Produce Documents and for Subpoenas to Appear and Testify at a Hearing or Trial in a Civil Action by Brian David Hill. Motions referred to Judge Robert S. Ballou. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Subpoena to Produce Documents to Office of Information Policy, U.S. Department of Justice, # 2 Proposed Subpoena to Appear and Testify to Christa Lemelin, Ofice of Government Information Services, # 3 Subpoena to Produce Documents to Rodney V. White, Special Agent, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation, # 4 Subpoena to Appear and Testify to Rodney V. White, Special Agent, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation)(mlh)
2017-06-2220PROPOSED SUBPOENA to Produce Documents to Town of Mayodan, Police Department filed by Brian David Hill. (mlh)
2017-06-2321MOTION and Supporting Brief to Expedite the Trial Proceedings by Brian David Hill. (Attachment: # 1 Envelope)(mlh)
2017-06-2322ORDER denying 18 Motion to Extend Time for Filing Motions. Signed by Judge Jackson L. Kiser on 6/23/2017. (mlh)
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