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Case TitleShehan v. Department of the Treasury
DistrictEastern District of Kentucky
Case Number2:2018cv00011
Date Filed2018-01-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge David L. Bunning
PlaintiffWilliam C. Shehan, Jr.
Case DescriptionWilliam Shehan submitted FOIA requests to the IRS for records concerning a possible referral of his tax case for criminal prosecution. The agency located records, but withheld eight records under Exemption 7(D) (confidential sources). The agency also disclosed 282 pages from its file on Davis's investigation. The agency withheld 12 pages under Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy). After hearing nothing further from the agency, Shehan filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantDepartment of the Treasury
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2018-01-101COMPLAINT (NO PROCESS REQUESTED). ( Filing fee $400; receipt number 201161), filed by William C. Shehan, Jr. (Attachments: # 1 Various Exhibits, # 2 Receipt #2011161-Filing Fee)(ECO) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-103IMPORTANT NOTICE to Pro Se Filer: Information relating to pro se filings and F.R.Civ.P. 5.2 requiring personal identifiers be partially redacted from documents filed with the court. Click here for more information on the rules. It is the sole responsibility of counsel and the parties to comply with the rules requiring redaction of personal data pro se filer via U.S. Mail (Attachments: # 1 Sample Caption Page) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-104STANDING ORDER re: Disclosure of Contact Information: 1. pro se litigants must provide current telephone number, residential address, & if different, mailing address. 2. pro se litigants must provide written notice of change of residential address, & if different, mailing address. 3. Clerk file copy of Order in all non-prisoner pro se actions. Failure to provide required information or change of address may result in appropriate sanctions. . Signed by Judge Karen K. Caldwell on 5/6/2016.(ECO)cc: copy mailed to William Shehan, Jr., pro se, at address listed on the docket sheet (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-10Conflict Check run. (ECO) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-10***FILE SUBMITTED TO CHAMBERS of PSO for review: 1 Complaint (ECO) (Entered: 01/10/2018)
2018-01-125ORDER: 1) The referral of this matter to the Pro Se Law Office is hereby rescinded ; 2) This matter is referred to Magistrate Judge Candace J. Smith, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §636(b)including the preparation of a report and recommendation on any dispositive motions; and 3) In connection with such reference, the said Magistrate Judge is authorized to conduct all pretrial and status conferences, to hold all hearings as may be required, and to rule on non-dispositive motions. Motions in limine will be referred by the Clerk of this Court to the undersigned. Subject to other provisions of law, the final pretrial conference and trail will also be before the undersigned, unless parties consent to trial by a Magistrate Judge. Signed by Judge David L. Bunning on 1/12/2018.(ECO)cc: COR w/copy of Order mailed to William C. Shehan, Jr, pro se, at address listed on the docket sheet. (Entered: 01/12/2018)
2018-01-187Summons Issued as to Department of the Treasury; Summons issued and returned to counsel via pick-up from Office of Clerk (TJZ) (Entered: 01/18/2018)
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