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Case TitleCarlson v. United States Postal Service
DistrictNorthern District of California
Case Number4:2017cv06753
Date Filed2017-11-22
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Kandis A. Westmore
PlaintiffDouglas F. Carlson
Case DescriptionDouglas Carlson submitted 13 FOIA requests to the U.S. Postal Service for a variety of records about postal operations. The agency failed to respond to some and withheld records as to other requests. Dissatisfied with all the responses he had received, Carson, after filing administrative appeals for all the requests, filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Recovery of Costs

DefendantUnited States Postal Service
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2017-11-221COMPLAINT against United States Postal Service (Filing fee $ 400, Receipt #34611129252). Filed byDouglas F. Carlson. Consent/Declination due by 12/6/2017. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Receipt)(tlhS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/22/2017) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-222Summons Issued as to United States Postal Service (tlhS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/22/2017) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-223Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 2/13/2018. Initial Case Management Conference set for 2/20/2018 01:30 PM in Ronald Dellums Federal Building, Oakland. (tlhS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/22/2017) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-294STIPULATION extending deadline to respond to complaint filed by United States Postal Service and Douglas F. Carlson. (Cormier, Claire) (Filed on 11/29/2017) Modified on 11/29/2017 (jmlS, COURT STAFF). (Entered: 11/29/2017)
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