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Case TitleCalifornia Reinvestment Coalition et al v. United States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
DistrictNorthern District of California
CitySan Francisco
Case Number3:2017cv06631
Date Filed2017-11-17
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Sallie Kim
PlaintiffCalifornia Reinvestment Coalition
PlaintiffInner City Press
Case DescriptionThe California Reinvestment Coalition and Inner City Press submitted FOIA requests to the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency for records concerning certain financial institutions that went bankrupt. The agency told the requesters that the online request was not proper because it did not have an attachment. The agency agreed to accept the attachment by email. However, after the agency had received the perfected request, the requesters heard nothing further from the agency and filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2017-11-171COMPLAINT for Injunctive Relief (1) Violations of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. Section 552 et seq. against United States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, (Filing Fee: $400.00, receipt number 0971-11885898). Filed by California Reinvestment Coalition, Inner City Press. (Attachments: #(1) Exhibit A, #(2) Civil Cover Sheet)(Kaster, James) (Filed on 11/17/2017) Modified on 11/20/2017 (tnS). (Entered: 11/17/2017)
2017-11-172Proposed Summons. (Kaster, James) (Filed on 11/17/2017) (Entered: 11/17/2017)
2017-11-173MOTION for Leave to Appear in Pro Hac Vice, (Filing Fee: $310.00, receipt number 0971-11885973) filed by California Reinvestment Coalition, Inner City Press. (Attachments: #(1) Exhibit A)(Krause, Lindsey) (Filed on 11/17/2017) (Entered: 11/17/2017)
2017-11-174Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. Consent/Declination due by 12/1/2017. (jmlS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/17/2017) (Entered: 11/17/2017)
2017-11-205ORDER by Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim granting 3 Motion for Pro Hac Vice. (sklc2S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/20/2017) (Entered: 11/20/2017)
2017-11-206Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Joint Case Management Statement due by 2/19/2018. Initial Case Management Conference set for 2/26/2018 at 1:30 PM in Courtroom A, 15th Floor, San Francisco. (Attachments: #(1) Standing Order for Mag. Judge Sallie Kim, #(2) Standing Order for All Judges) (tnS) (Filed on 11/20/2017) (Entered: 11/20/2017)
2017-11-207Summons Issued as to Defendant United States Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. (tnS) (Filed on 11/20/2017) (Entered: 11/20/2017)
2017-11-218CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by California Reinvestment Coalition, Inner City Press.. (Krause, Lindsey) (Filed on 11/21/2017) (Entered: 11/21/2017)
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