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Case TitleBrooks v. Federal Bureau Of Prisons
DistrictSouthern District of Florida
Case Number1:2017cv24253
Date Filed2017-11-22
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Federico A. Moreno
PlaintiffJeffrey R Brooks individually and as personal representative of the Estate of DAVID H. BROOKS, deceased
Case DescriptionJeffrey Brooks, the representative for the estate of David Brooks, who died while in prison, submitted a FOIA request to the Bureau of Prisons for records concerning David Brooks. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and took a 10-day extension. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, Jeffrey Brooks filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFederal Bureau Of Prisons,
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2017-11-221COMPLAINT against Federal Bureau Of Prisons,. Filing fees $ 400.00 receipt number 113C-10209610, filed by Jeffrey R Brooks. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Civil Cover Sheet, # 6 Summon(s), # 7 Summon(s), # 8 Summon(s))(Descalzo, Marissel) (Entered: 11/22/2017)
2017-11-222Clerks Notice of Judge Assignment to Judge Federico A. Moreno. Pursuant to 28 USC 636(c), the parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Magistrate Judge William C. Turnoff is available to handle any or all proceedings in this case. If agreed, parties should complete and file the Consent form found on our website. It is not necessary to file a document indicating lack of consent. Pro se (NON-PRISONER) litigants may receive Notices of Electronic Filings (NEFS) via email after filing a Consent by Pro Se Litigant (NON-PRISONER) to Receive Notices of Electronic Filing. The consent form is available under the forms section of our website. (jas) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
2017-11-273Summons Issued as to Federal Bureau Of Prisons,, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (jas) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
2017-11-274Plaintiff's MOTION to Compel Preparation of a Vaughn Index by Jeffrey R Brooks. Responses due by 12/11/2017 (Descalzo, Marissel) (Entered: 11/27/2017)
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