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Case TitleReyes v. United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2017cv01571
Date Filed2017-08-04
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Anthony J. Battaglia
PlaintiffEmilio Reyes Plaintiff in Pro Se
Case DescriptionResearcher Emilio Reyes submitted FOIA requests to the Bureau of Indian Affairs for records concerning the tribal affiliation of a specific individual. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Reyes filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Recovery of Costs

DefendantUnited States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs
DefendantUnited States Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor
DefendantDouglas Garcia in his capacity as Regional FOIA Coordinator of the United States Department of the Interior; Bureau of Indian Affairs; Pacific Regional Office
DefendantRyan Zinke in his capacity as Secretary of the United States Department of the Interior
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2017-08-041COMPLAINT against Douglas Garcia; United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs; United States Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor; Ryan Zinke, IFP Filed, filed by Emilio Reyes. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Case Cover Sheet) The new case number is 3:17-cv-1571-BTM-WVG. Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz and Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo are assigned to the case. (Reyes, Emilio)(rmc) (jao). (Entered: 08/04/2017)
2017-08-042MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by Emilio Reyes. (rmc) (jao). (Entered: 08/04/2017)
2017-08-093ORDER Granting Application for Leave to Proceed without Prepaying Fees or Costs (ECF No. 2 ). Signed by Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz on 8/9/2017. (All non-registered users served via U.S. Mail Service).(mxn) (Entered: 08/10/2017)
2017-08-104Summons Issued. Counsel receiving this notice electronically should print this summons and serve it in accordance with Rule 4, Fed.R.Civ.P and LR 4.1. Summons will be mailed to plaintiffs not receiving notice electronically. (mxn) (Entered: 08/10/2017)
2017-08-105NOTICE OF RELATED CASE(S) by Douglas Garcia, United States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, United States Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor, Ryan Zinke of case(s) 17cv1187, 17cv1188, 17cv1189, 17cv1190, 17cv1191, 17cv1192, 17cv1193, 17cv1194, 17cv1195, 17cv1196, 17cv1197, 17cv1417, 17cv1418, 17cv1419, 14cv1420, 17cv1571 . (Attachments: # 1 Proof of Service)(Parker, Katherine)(mxn). (Entered: 08/10/2017)
2017-08-166ORDER OF TRANSFER PURSUANT TO LOW NUMBER RULE. Case reassigned to Judge Anthony J. Battaglia and Magistrate Judge Nita L. Stormes for all further proceedings. District Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz and Magistrate Judge William V. Gallo no longer assigned to case. Create association to 3:17-cv-01417-AJB-NLS. The new case number is 17cv1571-AJB (NLS). Signed by Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz on 8/14/2017. Signed by Judge Anthony J. Battaglia on 8/4/2017.(All non-registered users served via U.S. Mail Service)(mxn) (Entered: 08/17/2017)
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