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Case TitleAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northern California v. Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
DistrictNorthern District of California
CitySan Francisco
Case Number3:2018cv01539
Date Filed2018-03-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Laurel Beeler
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northern California
Case DescriptionThe ACLU of Northern California submitted a FOIA request to the Transportation Security Administration's headquarters in Arlington VA for records concerning the agency's searches of electronic devices. The agency did not acknowledge receipt of the request. The ACLU of Northern California also sent a FOIA request to the San Francisco Office of TSA for records concerning the agency's searches of electronic devices. The agency acknowledged receipt of that request. But after hearing nothing further from the agency concerning either request, the ACLU of Northern California filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantTransportation Security Administration (TSA)
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2018-03-121COMPLAINT for DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 0971-12178000.). Filed byAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Civil Cover Sheet)(Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 3/12/2018) (Entered: 03/12/2018)
2018-03-122Certificate of Interested Entities by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 3/12/2018) (Entered: 03/12/2018)
2018-03-123Proposed Summons. (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 3/12/2018) (Entered: 03/12/2018)
2018-03-124Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at http://cand.uscourts.gov/ecf/caseopening. Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at www.cand.uscourts.gov/judges. Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. Consent/Declination due by 3/26/2018. (haS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/12/2018) (Entered: 03/12/2018)
2018-03-135Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 6/7/2018. Initial Case Management Conference set for 6/14/2018 11:00 AM. Signed by Magistrate Judge Laurel Beeler on 3/13/18. (aaaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/13/2018) (Entered: 03/13/2018)
2018-03-136Summons Issued as to Transportation Security Administration (TSA). (aaaS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/13/2018) (Entered: 03/13/2018)
2018-03-157SUMMONS Returned Executed by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) served on 3/15/2018, answer due 4/5/2018. (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 3/15/2018) (Entered: 03/15/2018)
2018-03-218NOTICE of Appearance by Linda Lye (Lye, Linda) (Filed on 3/21/2018) (Entered: 03/21/2018)
2018-03-279CLERK'S NOTICE Re: Consent or Declination: Plaintiffs shall file a consent or declination to proceed before a magistrate judge. Note that any party is free to withhold consent to proceed before a magistrate judge without adverse substantive consequences. The forms are available at: http://cand.uscourts.gov/civilforms. Consent/Declination due by 4/10/2018 . (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 3/27/2018) (Entered: 03/27/2018)
2018-04-0210CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California.. (Talla, Vasudha) (Filed on 4/2/2018) (Entered: 04/02/2018)
2018-04-0411STIPULATION WITH PROPOSED ORDER TO CONTINUE DATE TO RESPOND TO PLAINTIFF'S COMPLAINT AND TO CONTINUE CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE filed by Transportation Security Administration (TSA). (Davis, Julie) (Filed on 4/4/2018) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-0412CLERK'S NOTICE Re: Consent or Declination: Defendants shall file a consent or declination to proceed before a magistrate judge. Note that any party is free to withhold consent to proceed before a magistrate judge without adverse substantive consequences. The forms are available at: http://cand.uscourts.gov/civilforms. Consent/Declination due by 4/18/2018 . (ejkS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 4/4/2018) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
2018-04-0413CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by Transportation Security Administration (TSA).. (Davis, Julie) (Filed on 4/4/2018) (Entered: 04/04/2018)
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