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Case TitleWELENC v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv00766
Date Filed2017-04-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Reggie B. Walton
PlaintiffLARRY WELENC
Case DescriptionLarry Welenc submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records from the FBI's Las Vegas office on Nancy Shuster. The agency disclosed 214 of 279 records. Welenc argued that many of the records were about himself, rather than Shuster. He then filed suit, asking the court to consolidate the case with an earlier Privacy Act action he had filed in 2008.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Jurisdiction - Failure to State a Claim

DefendantDEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
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2017-04-261COMPLAINT against DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION filed by LARRY WELENC. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(td) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-04-262MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by LARRY WELENC (td) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-04-26FIAT ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis "Leave to file without prepayment of costs GRANTED" by Judge James E. Boasberg. (See docket entry no. 2 to view.) (td) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-04-263NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by LARRY WELENC. Case related to Case No. 08-2249 RBW. (td) (Entered: 04/28/2017)
2017-05-164SUMMONS (4) Issued as to DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (jd) (Entered: 05/20/2017)
2017-05-245RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 5/22/2017. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 6/21/2017.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 5/22/17, RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 5/18/17. (td) (Entered: 05/26/2017)
2017-05-266RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 5/24/17., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE served on 5/24/2017 (td) (Entered: 05/31/2017)
2017-06-027RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 6/2/17. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 7/2/2017. (td) (Entered: 06/05/2017)
2017-06-128RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION served on 6/12/2017 (td) (Entered: 06/15/2017)
2017-06-169First MOTION for Extension of Time to File Defendants' Answer or Other Response to Plaintiff's Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (Adebonojo, Kenneth) (Entered: 06/16/2017)
2017-06-22MINUTE ORDER: Defendant's 9 Motion for Extension of Time is granted, and its Answer or other response to the Complaint is due by July 18, 2017. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 6/22/17. (ms) (Entered: 06/22/2017)
2017-06-22Set/Reset Deadlines: Answer due by 7/18/2017, (gdf) (Entered: 06/22/2017)
2017-06-2910Memorandum in opposition to re 9 First MOTION for Extension of Time to File Defendants' Answer or Other Response to Plaintiff's Complaint filed by LARRY WELENC. (td) (Entered: 06/30/2017)
2017-07-1811MOTION for Extension of Time to File Defendants' Answer or Other Response to Plaintiff's Complaint by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (Adebonojo, Kenneth) (Entered: 07/18/2017)
2017-07-2412Memorandum in opposition to re 11 MOTION for Extension of Time to File Defendants' Answer or Other Response to Plaintiff's Complaint filed by LARRY WELENC. (ztd) (Entered: 07/26/2017)
2017-07-2413MOTION for CM/ECF Password by LARRY WELENC; (See docket entry no. 12 to view document.) (td) (Entered: 07/26/2017)
2017-07-27MINUTE ORDER: On consideration of the defendants' motion and the plaintiff's opposition, it is hereby ORDERED that the defendants' 11 motion for an extension of time, to July 28, 2017, is GRANTED. It is FURTHER ORDERED that the plaintiff's motion for permission to file documents electronically 13 is DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE to refiling in accordance with Local Civil Rule 5.4. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 7/27/17. (ms) (Entered: 07/27/2017)
2017-07-2814MOTION to Dismiss by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support)(Adebonojo, Kenneth) (Entered: 07/28/2017)
2017-08-0416MOTION for CM/ECF Password by LARRY WELENC (td) (Entered: 08/08/2017)
2017-08-0715Order advising plaintiff to respond by 9/5/2017 to the 14 MOTION to Dismiss filed by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE and FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 8/7/17. (ms) (Entered: 08/07/2017)
2017-08-1417MOTION to Compel Defendant to Provide a Copy of their Motion to Dismiss, MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply as to 14 MOTION to Dismiss by LARRY WELENC (td) (Entered: 08/16/2017)
2017-08-1618RESPONSE to Defendant's re 14 MOTION to Dismiss filed by LARRY WELENC. (td) (Entered: 08/17/2017)
2017-08-1619MOTION for Order to Have Defendant Found in Violation of 18 U.S.C. 1623 by Perjured Declaration by LARRY WELENC; (See docket entry no. 18 to view document.) (td) (Entered: 08/17/2017)
2017-08-1820ORDER granting 16 the plaintiff's Motion for CM/ECF Password. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 8/18/17. (ms) (Entered: 08/18/2017)
2017-08-18MINUTE ORDER: Although the plaintiff did not receive the copy of the defendant's motion served by mail, the plaintiff represents that he has received a copy from defendant's counsel by email. Review of the Court's electronic docket reveals that the Clerk of Court filed the plaintiff' opposition [ECF No. 18] to the defendant's motion on August 16, 2017. It is hereby ORDERED that the Plaintiff's Motion to Compel Defendant to Provide a Copy of [its] Motion to Dismiss and his Motion for Enlargement of Time to Respond 17 17 are DENIED as moot. It is further ORDERED that the plaintiff's Motion to have Defendant Found in Violation of 18 U.S. Code § 1623 by Perjured Declaration 19 is DENIED. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 8/18/17. (ms) (Entered: 08/18/2017)
2017-08-2521First MOTION for Extension of Time to File a Reply to Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (Adebonojo, Kenneth) (Entered: 08/25/2017)
2017-09-0522Memorandum in opposition to re 21 First MOTION for Extension of Time to File a Reply to Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss filed by LARRY WELENC. (jf) (Entered: 09/07/2017)
2017-09-0523REQUEST for Oral Argument filed by Plaintiff (jf) (Entered: 09/07/2017)
2017-09-0827MOTION for Oral Argument by LARRY WELENC; "Leave to file GRANTED" by Judge Reggie B. Walton (td) (Entered: 09/15/2017)
2017-09-11MINUTE ORDER: On consideration of the defendant's motion and the plaintiff's opposition, it is hereby ORDERED that the defendant's 21 Motion for Extension of Time is granted. Its Reply is due by September 12, 2017. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 9/11/17. (ms) (Entered: 09/11/2017)
2017-09-11Set/Reset Deadlines: Reply due by 9/12/2017. (gdf) (Entered: 09/11/2017)
2017-09-1324MOTION for Extension of Time to File a Reply to Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendants' Motion to Dismiss (nunc pro tunc) by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (Adebonojo, Kenneth) (Entered: 09/13/2017)
2017-09-1325REPLY to opposition to motion re 14 MOTION to Dismiss filed by DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. (Adebonojo, Kenneth) (Entered: 09/13/2017)
2017-09-1526MOTION to Permit by LARRY WELENC (WELENC, LARRY). Added MOTION to Strike on 9/18/2017 (znmw). Modified event title on 9/18/2017 (znmw). (Entered: 09/15/2017)
2017-09-19MINUTE ORDER: The defendant's Motion to Enlarge Time to File a Reply to Plaintiff's Opposition to Defendants Motion to Dismiss 24 is GRANTED nunc pro tunc. The plaintiff's Motion for Permission to Respond to Defendant's Reply to Response of Plaintiff to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss 26 is GRANTED, and the plaintiff shall file his surreply by October 13, 2017. The plaintiff's Motion to Strike Part of Reply of Defendant to Response of Plaintiff to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss 26 is DENIED. The plaintiff's Request for Oral Argument 27 is DENIED WITHOUT PREJUDICE. Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 9/18/17. (ms) (Entered: 09/19/2017)
2017-09-19Set/Reset Deadlines: Plaintiff's Surreply due by 10/13/2017. (hs) (Entered: 09/19/2017)
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