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Case TitleDocuFreedom Inc. v. United States Department of Justice et al
DistrictDistrict of Kansas
CityKansas City
Case Number2:2017cv02706
Date Filed2017-12-13
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeDistrict Judge Daniel D. Crabtree
PlaintiffDocuFreedom Inc.
Case DescriptionDocuFreedom, Inc. submitted FOIA requests to the Department of Justice for the records concerning entries in the library catalog at the Justice Management Division. The library catalogue is publicly available as a 6,562-page PDF file, but DocuFreedom alleged that many of the entries themselves were not publicly available. After hearing nothing from the agency, DocuFreedom filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Department of Justice
DefendantU.S. Department of Justice
DefendantKaren McFadden
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2017-12-131COMPLAINT with trial location of Kansas City ( Filing fee $400, Internet Payment Receipt Number AKSDC-4353381.), filed by DocuFreedom Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit P, # 17 Exhibit Q, # 18 Exhibit R, # 19 Exhibit S, # 20 Exhibit T)(Hoppock, Matthew) (Entered: 12/13/2017)
2017-12-132CIVIL COVER SHEET by Plaintiff DocuFreedom Inc.. (Hoppock, Matthew) (Entered: 12/13/2017)
2017-12-13NOTICE OF JUDGE ASSIGNMENT: Case assigned to District Judge Daniel D. Crabtree and Magistrate Judge Teresa J. James for all proceedings. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no.pdf document associated with this entry.) (tvn) (Entered: 12/13/2017)
2017-12-13NOTICE OF DEFICIENCY - Designation of place of trial is missing. The filing party/attorney is directed to correct the deficiency immediately.(This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no.pdf document associated with this entry.) (tvn) (Entered: 12/13/2017)
2017-12-213DESIGNATION OF PLACE OF TRIAL filed by Plaintiff DocuFreedom Inc. - trial to be held in Kansas City. (Hoppock, Matthew) (Entered: 12/21/2017)
2017-12-22SUMMONS ISSUED as to Karen McFadden, U.S. Department of Justice. (issued to Attorney for service) (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no.pdf document associated with this entry) (sw) (Entered: 12/22/2017)
2018-02-084SUMMONS RETURNED EXECUTED -- Certified Mail by DocuFreedom Inc. upon All Defendants. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit USPS Return Receipt US Attorney, # 2 Exhibit USPS Return Receipt Attorney General, # 3 Exhibit USPS Return Receipt Karen McFadden)(Hoppock, Matthew) (Entered: 02/08/2018)
2018-02-085UNOPPOSED MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer by Defendants Karen McFadden, United States Department of Justice. (referred to Magistrate Judge Teresa J. James) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Anderson, Robin) (Entered: 02/08/2018)
2018-02-126ORDER granting 5 Defendants U.S. Department of Justice and Karen McFadden's Unopposed Motion to File Answer or Responsive Pleading Out of Time. Defendants are hereby granted an extension of time, up to and including 3/9/2018, in which to answer or otherwise respond to Plaintiff's 1 Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief. Signed by Magistrate Judge Teresa J. James on 2/12/2018. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no.pdf document associated with this entry.) (ts) (Entered: 02/12/2018)
2018-03-097UNOPPOSED MOTION for Leave to Amend Complaint re 1 Complaint (attorney) by Plaintiff DocuFreedom Inc. (referred to Magistrate Judge Teresa J. James) (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Proposed First Amended Complaint)(Hoppock, Matthew) (Entered: 03/09/2018)
2018-03-128ORDER granting Plaintiff's 7 Unopposed Motion for Leave to Amend Complaint and to Extend Defendants' Answer Deadline. Plaintiff is ordered to electronically file its First Amended Complaint within seven (7) days of the date of this Order. Pursuant to an agreement between the parties, Defendants are granted an extension of time, up to and including thirty (30) days after Plaintiff files its First Amended Complaint, in which to answer or otherwise respond to Plaintiff's First Amended Complaint. Signed by Magistrate Judge Teresa J. James on 3/12/2018. (This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no.pdf document associated with this entry.) (ts) (Entered: 03/12/2018)
2018-03-159AMENDED COMPLAINT against All Defendants, filed by DocuFreedom Inc.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G, # 8 Exhibit H, # 9 Exhibit I, # 10 Exhibit J, # 11 Exhibit K, # 12 Exhibit L, # 13 Exhibit M, # 14 Exhibit N, # 15 Exhibit O, # 16 Exhibit P, # 17 Exhibit Q, # 18 Exhibit S, # 19 Exhibit T, # 20 Exhibit U, # 21 Exhibit V)(Hoppock, Matthew) (Entered: 03/15/2018)
2018-04-1610UNOPPOSED MOTION to Stay Case for 45 days by Defendants Karen McFadden, United States Department of Justice. (referred to Magistrate Judge Teresa J. James) (Anderson, Robin) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
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