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Case TitleMadel v. United States Department of Justice et al
DistrictDistrict of Minnesota
CityDMN
Case Number0:2018cv00487
Date Filed2018-02-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeSenior Judge Paul A. Magnuson
PlaintiffChristopher W. Madel
Case DescriptionChristopher Madel submitted FOIA requests to the DEA for records concerning the distribution of oxycodone in Georgia. The agency told Madel that it had sent predisclosure notification letters to some distributors in Georgia. It also disclosed an Excel spreadsheet that Madel claimed could not be accessed without a password. Madel filed an administrative appeal, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Madel filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees, Choice of format

DefendantUnited States Department of Justice
DefendantDrug Enforcement Administration
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2018-02-201COMPLAINT against Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice (filing fee $ 400, receipt number AMNDC-5968108) filed by Christopher W. Madel. Filer requests summons issued. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit(s) Exhibit 1, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet) (Robbins, Jennifer) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
2018-02-202TEXT ONLY ENTRY: CLERK'S NOTICE OF INITIAL CASE ASSIGNMENT. Case assigned to Judge Paul A. Magnuson per 3rd and 4th Master list, referred to Magistrate Judge Becky R. Thorson. Please use case number 18-cv-487 (PAM/BRT). (KNK) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
2018-02-203Summons Issued as to Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice. (KNK) (Entered: 02/20/2018)
2018-02-234NOTICE of Appearance by Pamela Marentette on behalf of Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice. (Marentette, Pamela) (Entered: 02/23/2018)
2018-03-195AMENDED ORDER: In re dispositive motion practice in cases assigned to Judge Magnuson, signed by The Hon. Paul A. Magnuson on October 1, 2014. (Entered: 03/19/2018)
2018-03-236REQUEST re 1 Complaint, FOR EXTENSION OF TIME TO RESPOND TO PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT by Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice. (Marentette, Pamela) (Entered: 03/23/2018)
2018-03-237PROPOSED ORDER TO JUDGE re Request for Extension of Time to Respond to Plaintiff's Complaint 6 Request. (Marentette, Pamela) (Entered: 03/23/2018)
2018-03-238ORDER on 6 Request for Extension of Time to Respond to Plaintiff's Complaint. Signed by Magistrate Judge Becky R. Thorson on 3/23/2018. (MSK) (Entered: 03/23/2018)
2018-03-309ANSWER to Complaint filed by Drug Enforcement Administration, United States Department of Justice. (Marentette, Pamela) (Entered: 03/30/2018)
2018-04-0410NOTICE OF RULE 16 PRETRIAL CONFERENCE: Initial Conference set for 5/29/2018 at 02:30 PM in Judge's Chambers, Suite 734 (STP) before Judge Paul A. Magnuson. (JEP) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-05-2211REPORT of Rule 26(f) Planning Meeting. Filed by Christopher W. Madel. Jointly Signed by United States Department of Justice, et al..(Robbins, Jennifer) (Entered: 05/22/2018)
2018-05-2912PRETRIAL SCHEDULING ORDER: Discovery due by 08/01/2018; Non-Dispositive Motions due by 08/01/2018; Dispositive Motions due by 10/01/2018; Ready For Trial by 12/01/2018. Signed by The Hon. Paul A. Magnuson on 5/29/2018. (LLM) (Entered: 05/29/2018)
2018-05-2913**TEXT ONLY ENTRY** Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Paul A. Magnuson: Initial Pretrial Conference held on 5/29/2018. Present: Jennifer Robbins for Plaintiff; Pamela Marentette for Defendant. (ct20min) (JEP) (Entered: 05/29/2018)
2018-06-2914DISCLOSURES by Christopher W. Madel.(Robbins, Jennifer) (Entered: 06/29/2018)
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