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Case TitleReyes v. United States Department of the Interior et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2018cv00366
Date Filed2018-02-16
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Dana M. Sabraw
PlaintiffEmilio Reyes
Case DescriptionEmilio Reyes, a researcher, submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of the Interior for records concerning named individuals who were descendants of either the San Pasqual or Gabrielino Indians. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Reyes filed an administrative appeal. After hearing nothing further from the agency on the requests or his appeals, Reyes filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Recovery of Costs

DefendantUnited States Department of the Interior, Office of Federal Acknowlegement
DefendantUnited States Department of the Interior, Office of the Solicitor
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2018-02-161COMPLAINT against Emilio Reyes, IFP Filed, filed by Emilio Reyes. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet) The new case number is 3:18-cv-00366-DMS-JMA. Judge Dana M. Sabraw and Magistrate Judge Jan M. Adler are assigned to the case. (Reyes, Emilio)(jrm) (sjt) (Entered: 02/16/2018)
2018-02-162MOTION for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis by Emilio Reyes. (jrm) (Entered: 02/16/2018)
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by FOIA Project Staff