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Case TitleDAVIS v. UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION et al
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00086
Date Filed2018-01-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Christopher R. Cooper
PlaintiffDONOVAN DAVIS, JR.
Case DescriptionDonovan Davis, a federal prisoner, submitted FOIA requests to the FBI, the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, and the Secret Service for records concerning himself. The FBI found records and withheld some records. Davis filed an administrative appeal. EOUSA told Davis it found no records. Davis filed an administrative appeal of that decision. The Secret Service found a hard drive that was responsive to Davis's request, but after examining it, the agency found the hard drive had been wiped and there were no more records. Davis then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Recovery of Costs

DefendantUNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
DefendantEXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY
DefendantUNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE
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2018-01-101COMPLAINT against EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 4616089101) filed by DONOVAN DAVIS, JR. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(jf) (Entered: 01/16/2018)
2018-01-10SUMMONS Not Issued as to EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE (jf) (Entered: 01/16/2018)
2018-02-13SUMMONS (5) Issued as to EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (zmd) (Entered: 02/13/2018)
2018-03-272NOTICE of Appearance by Alexander Daniel Shoaibi on behalf of All Defendants (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 03/27/2018)
2018-03-273MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint by EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 03/27/2018)
2018-03-28MINUTE ORDER granting 3 Defendants' Motion for Extension of Time. Defendants' response to the complaint shall now be due by April 27, 2018. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 3/28/2018. (lccrc2) (Entered: 03/28/2018)
2018-03-28Set/Reset Deadlines: Answer due by 4/27/2018 (lsj) (Entered: 03/28/2018)
2018-03-294RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY served on 2/26/2018; UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION served on 2/26/2018; UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE served on 3/1/2018, RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 2/26/18., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 2/26/2018. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 3/28/2018.) (td) (Entered: 04/02/2018)
2018-04-275Second MOTION for Extension of Time to Respond to Complaint by EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 04/27/2018)
2018-04-30MINUTE ORDER granting 5 Defendants' Motion for Extension of Time. Defendants' response to the complaint shall now be due by May 11, 2018. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 4/30/2018. (lccrc2) (Entered: 04/30/2018)
2018-05-01Set/Reset Deadlines: Answer due by 5/11/2018 (lsj) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
2018-05-116ANSWER to 1 Complaint, by EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit A-H)(Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 05/11/2018)
2018-05-14MINUTE ORDER: Before the Court in this FOIA case are a complaint and an answer. Since the requirements of LCvR 16.3 and Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure do not apply, it is hereby ORDERED that Defendants shall file a proposed schedule for production or briefing by May 29, 2018. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 5/14/2018. (lccrc2) (Entered: 05/14/2018)
2018-05-14Set/Reset Deadlines: Proposed Briefing Schedule or Production due by 5/29/2018 (lsj) (Entered: 05/14/2018)
2018-05-297PROPOSED BRIEFING SCHEDULE re Order, Set/Reset Deadlines by EXECUTIVE OFFICE FOR THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY, UNITED STATES FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, UNITED STATES SECRET SERVICE. (Shoaibi, Alexander) (Entered: 05/29/2018)
2018-05-30MINUTE ORDER: In light of 7 the proposed schedule for production and briefing, it is hereby ordered that the following summary judgment briefing schedule shall apply: Defendants' motion for summary judgment shall be due by August 7, 2018; Plaintiff's combined opposition and cross-motion for summary judgment shall be due by September 6, 2018; Defendants' combined reply and opposition shall be due by October 9, 2018; and Plaintiff's reply shall be due by November 8, 2018. Signed by Judge Christopher R. Cooper on 5/30/2018. (lccrc2) (Entered: 05/30/2018)
2018-05-30Set/Reset Deadlines: Summary Judgment motions due by 8/7/2018. Response to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 9/6/2018. Reply to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 10/9/2018. Plaintiff's Reply due by 11/8/2018. (lsj) (Entered: 05/30/2018)
2018-05-31ENTERED IN ERROR.....Set/Reset Deadlines: Summary Judgment motions due by 8/7/2018. Response to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 9/6/2018. Reply to Motion for Summary Judgment due by 10/9/2018. Plaintiff's Reply due by 11/8/2018. (lsj) Modified on 5/31/2018 (zlsj). (Entered: 05/31/2018)
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