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Case TitleThe New York Times Company et al v. Central Intelligence Agency
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2017cv06354
Date Filed2017-08-22
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Andrew L. Carter, Jr
PlaintiffThe New York Times Company
PlaintiffMatthew Rosenberg
Case DescriptionNew York Times reporter Matthew Rosenberg submitted a FOIA request to the CIA for records concerning President Trump's July 24 claim that the Washington Post had fabricated the facts concerning ending payments to Syrian rebels fighting Assad. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the New York Times and Rosenberg filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantCentral Intelligence Agency
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2017-08-221COMPLAINT against Central Intelligence Agency. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-14040372)Document filed by The New York Times Company, Matthew Rosenberg.(McCraw, David) (Entered: 08/22/2017)
2017-08-222CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 08/22/2017)
2017-08-223RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. Identifying Other Affiliate Grupo Finaciero Inbursa, S.A.B. de C.V. for The New York Times Company. Document filed by The New York Times Company.(McCraw, David) (Entered: 08/22/2017)
2017-08-224FILING ERROR - DEFICIENT PLEADING - SUMMONS REQUEST PDF ERROR - REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Central Intelligence Agency, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Matthew Rosenberg, The New York Times Company. (McCraw, David) Modified on 8/23/2017 (pc). (Entered: 08/22/2017)
2017-08-23CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Andrew L. Carter, Jr. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at . (pc) (Entered: 08/23/2017)
2017-08-23Magistrate Judge Kevin Nathaniel Fox is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: . (pc) (Entered: 08/23/2017)
2017-08-23Case Designated ECF. (pc) (Entered: 08/23/2017)
2017-08-23***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY REGARDING DEFICIENT REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS. Notice to Attorney to RE-FILE Document No. 4 Request for Issuance of Summons,. The filing is deficient for the following reason(s): Information and Privacy Coordinator is not a party listed on the complaint caption title. Only list the defendant's name on the summons. Re-file the document using the event type Request for Issuance of Summons found under the event list Service of Process - select the correct filer/filers - and attach the correct summons form PDF. (pc) (Entered: 08/23/2017)
2017-08-235REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Central Intelligence Agency, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Matthew Rosenberg, The New York Times Company. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 08/23/2017)
2017-08-246ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Central Intelligence Agency. (rch) (Entered: 08/24/2017)
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