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Case TitleE. Randol Schoenberg v. Federal Bureau of Investigation
DistrictCentral District of California
CityWestern Division - Los Angeles
Case Number2:2018cv01738
Date Filed2018-03-01
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge John A. Kronstadt
PlaintiffE. Randol Schoenberg
Case DescriptionRandol Schoenberg submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning the search warrant application used by the FBI to search Huma Abedin's laptop for emails pertaining to Hillary Clinton. Schoenberg originally filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, where the court ordered the search warrant disclosed. Schoenberg continued with the administrative process and the FBI redacted personal information in the remaining records. Schoenberg then filed an administrative appeal, which was upheld by the Office of Information Policy. Schoenberg then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Exemption 7(C) - Invasion of privacy concerning law enforcement records

DefendantFederal Bureau of Investigation
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2018-03-011COMPLAINT Receipt No: 0973-21337951 - Fee: $400, filed by plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8 (pt.1), # 9 Exhibit 8 (pt. 2)) (Attorney Paul D Murphy added to party E. Randol Schoenberg(pty:pla))(Murphy, Paul) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
2018-03-012CIVIL COVER SHEET filed by Plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg. (Murphy, Paul) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
2018-03-013NOTICE of Interested Parties filed by Plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg, (Murphy, Paul) (Entered: 03/01/2018)
2018-03-024NOTICE TO COUNSEL re Magistrate Judge Direct Assignment Program. This case has been randomly assigned to Magistrate Judge Michael R. Wilner. (Attachments: # 1 CV-11C) (esa) (Entered: 03/02/2018)
2018-03-055Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg. (Murphy, Paul) (Entered: 03/05/2018)
2018-03-06660 DAY Summons Issued as to defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation. re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 (vm) (Entered: 03/06/2018)
2018-03-067AMENDED 30 DAY Summons Issued as to defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation. re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 (vm) (Entered: 03/06/2018)
2018-03-198PROOF OF SERVICE Executed E. Randol Schoenberg, upon Defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation served on 3/12/2018, answer due 4/11/2018. Service of the Summons and Complaint were executed upon the United States Attorneys Office by delivering a copy to Civil Process Clerk, accepted by Mailroom (F. Dela Rosa). Executed upon the Attorney Generals Office of the United States by delivering a copy to (unknown). Executed upon the officer agency or corporation by delivering a copy to Federal Bureau of Investigations. Service was executed in compliance with Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Due diligence declaration NOT attached. Registered or certified mail return receipt attached. Original Summons NOT returned. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Murphy, Paul) (Entered: 03/19/2018)
2018-03-199CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE filed by Plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg, re Notice to Counsel (CV-20a) Magistrate Judge Direct Assignment Program - optional html form 4 served on March 14, 2018. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1)(Murphy, Paul) (Entered: 03/19/2018)
2018-03-2110REMINDER NOTICE re Magistrate Judge Direct Assignment Program. Each party must file form CV-11C within the consent deadlines pursuant to L.R. 73-2. Additionally, the parties are directed to L.R. 73-2.2 Proof of Service. In any case in which only a magistrate judge is initially assigned, plaintiff must file a proof of service within 10 days of service of the summons and complaint as to each defendant. (vm) (Entered: 03/21/2018)
2018-03-2211STATEMENT OF CONSENT TO PROCEED before the assigned Magistrate Judge (Murphy, Paul) (Entered: 03/22/2018)
2018-04-0412STIPULATION Extending Time to Answer the complaint as to Federal Bureau of Investigation answer now due 4/16/2018, re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation.(Attorney Jennie L Kneedler added to party Federal Bureau of Investigation(pty:dft))(Kneedler, Jennie) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-1613ANSWER to Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Defendant Federal Bureau of Investigation.(Kneedler, Jennie) (Entered: 04/16/2018)
2018-04-2714NOTICE OF REASSIGNMENT of MJDAP case from Magistrate Judge Michael R. Wilner to Judge Christina A. Snyder for all further proceedings. Any discovery matters that may be referred to a Magistrate Judge are assigned to U.S. Magistrate Judge Alicia G. Rosenberg. The case number will now reflect the initials of the transferee Judges 2:18-cv-01738 CAS(AGRx). (rn) (Entered: 04/27/2018)
2018-05-1015ORDER RETURNING CASE FOR REASSIGNMENT by Judge Christina A. Snyder. ORDER case returned to the Clerk for random reassignment pursuant to General Order 16-05. Case randomly reassigned from Judge Christina A. Snyder to Judge John A. Kronstadt for all further proceedings. The case number will now reflect the initials of the transferee Judge 2:18-cv-01738 JAK(AGRx). (rn) (Entered: 05/10/2018)
2018-05-1116(IN CHAMBERS) ORDER REGARDING TRANSFER OF CASE TO JUDGE JOHN A. KRONSTADT by Judge John A. Kronstadt: This action has been reassigned to the Honorable John A. Kronstadt, United States District Judge. The case number will now read: LA CV18-01738 JAK (AGRx). Because all pleadings are routed using the judge's initials, please be sure to use the initials JAK in place of the initials CAS on all future filings. Judge Kronstadt's Courtroom Deputy Clerk, Andrea Keifer, can be reached at 213.894.2156. 15 THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY. (ake) TEXT ONLY ENTRY (Entered: 05/11/2018)
2018-05-1117STANDING ORDERS FOR CIVIL CASE by Judge John A. Kronstadt. (lom) (Entered: 05/14/2018)
2018-05-1118ORDER SETTING RULE 16(b)/26(f) SCHEDULING CONFERENCE by Judge John A. Kronstadt Report due by 6/29/2018., Scheduling Conference set for 7/9/2018 at 01:30 PM. (SEE ORDER FOR SPECIFICS) (bp) (Entered: 05/14/2018)
2018-06-2919JOINT REPORT Rule 26(f) Discovery Plan ; estimated length of trial 3 days, filed by Plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg.. (Murphy, Paul) (Entered: 06/29/2018)
2018-07-0220(IN CHAMBERS) ORDER DIRECTING COUNSEL TO FILE AMENDED JOINT RULE 16(b) REPORT by Judge John A. Kronstadt: The Court has received the parties' Rule 16(b)/26(f) report (Dkt. 19 ). However, pursuant to this Court's Standing Order ("S.O.), the Schedule of Pretrial and Trial Dates ("Schedule") was to have been completed and attached to the joint report. See S.O. at 46. Counsel shall file an amended joint report no later than 4:00 p.m. on July 3, 2018, to include the completed Schedule. THERE IS NO PDF DOCUMENT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ENTRY. (jaklc3, ) TEXT ONLY ENTRY (Entered: 07/02/2018)
2018-07-0321JOINT REPORT Rule 26(f) Discovery Plan (AMENDED) ; estimated length of trial 3 days, filed by Plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg.. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - Schedule of Pretrial and Trial Dates)(Murphy, Paul) (Entered: 07/03/2018)
2018-07-0522Notice of Appearance or Withdrawal of Counsel: for attorney David E Rosen counsel for Plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg. Adding David E. Rosen as counsel of record for Plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg for the reason indicated in the G-123 Notice. Filed by Plaintiff E. Randol Schoenberg. (Attorney David E Rosen added to party E. Randol Schoenberg(pty:pla))(Rosen, David) (Entered: 07/05/2018)
2018-07-0923SCHEDULING CONFERENCE held before Judge John A. Kronstadt. The scheduling conference is held. The Court confers with counsel regarding the status of the case. The Court has reviewed the parties' July 3, 2018 Joint Report and sets the following deadlines: Deadline for Defendant to file motion for summary judgment 8/13/18, Deadline for Plaintiff to file motion for summary judgment and opposition to Defendant's motion for summary judgment 9/6/18, Deadline for Defendant's opposition to Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment and Defendant's reply to Defendant's motion for summary judgment 9/24/18, Deadline for Plaintiff's reply to Plaintiff's motion for summary judgment 10/3/18, Hearing on motions for summary judgment 10/22/18 at 8:30 a.m. Court Reporter: Alex Joko. (bp) (Entered: 07/10/2018)
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