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Case TitleSOUTHERN UTAH WILDERNESS ALLIANCE v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2017cv02111
Date Filed2017-10-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ketanji Brown Jackson
PlaintiffSOUTHERN UTAH WILDERNESS ALLIANCE
Case DescriptionThe Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance submitted a FOIA request to the Department of the Interior for records concerning settlement discussions between the plaintiffs and the agency in the statewide R.S. 2477 litigation. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
DefendantBUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
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2017-10-121COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5156199) filed by SOUTHERN UTAH WILDERNESS ALLIANCE. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Meyer, Katherine) Modified on 10/12/2017 (zrdj). (Entered: 10/12/2017)
2017-10-122MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Joseph J. Bushyhead, :Firm- Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, :Address- 425 East 100 South, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111. Phone No. - 810-236-3775. Fax No. - 202-588-5049 Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0090-5156651. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by SOUTHERN UTAH WILDERNESS ALLIANCE (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit)(Meyer, Katherine) (Entered: 10/12/2017)
2017-10-12Case Assigned to Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson. (sth) (Entered: 10/13/2017)
2017-10-133SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(sth) (Entered: 10/13/2017)
2017-10-234LCvR 7.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by SOUTHERN UTAH WILDERNESS ALLIANCE (Meyer, Katherine) (Entered: 10/23/2017)
2017-10-265GENERAL ORDER AND GUIDELINES FOR CIVIL CASES BEFORE JUDGE KETANJI BROWN JACKSON. The Court will hold the parties and counsel responsible for following these directives, and parties and counsel should pay particular attention to the Courts instructions for briefing motions and filing exhibits. Failure to adhere to this Order may, when appropriate, result the imposition of sanctions and/or sua sponte denial of non-conforming motions. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 10/26/2017. (lckbj1) (Entered: 10/26/2017)
2017-10-26MINUTE ORDER granting 2 Motion for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice. It is hereby ORDERED that Joseph J. Bushyhead is granted leave to appear pro hac vice in this matter as counsel for Plaintiff. Signed by Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson on 10/26/2017. (lckbj1) (Entered: 10/26/2017)
2017-11-026NOTICE of Appearance by William Lawton on behalf of SOUTHERN UTAH WILDERNESS ALLIANCE (Lawton, William) (Entered: 11/02/2017)
2017-11-027AMENDED COMPLAINT against UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT filed by SOUTHERN UTAH WILDERNESS ALLIANCE. (Attachments: # 1 Supplement Amended Complaint - redline version, # 2 Summons)(Lawton, William) Modified to add defendant on 11/3/2017 (znmw). (Entered: 11/02/2017)
2017-11-138SUMMONS (1) Issued Electronically as to BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT. (jf) (Entered: 11/13/2017)
2017-11-149NOTICE of Appearance by Marina Utgoff Braswell on behalf of BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (Braswell, Marina) (Entered: 11/14/2017)
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