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Case TitleWRIGHT v. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv00687
Date Filed2018-04-02
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Tanya S. Chutkan
PlaintiffCHRIS WRIGHT
Case DescriptionChris Wright, a blogger, submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning changes the Trump administration is making to counterterrorism training materials and doctrine. The agency did not acknowledge Wright's request until he contacted the agency to inquire about its status. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Wright filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Recovery of Costs

DefendantFEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
Washington
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2018-04-021COMPLAINT against FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION ( Filing fee $ 400, receipt number 4616090307) filed by CHRIS WRIGHT. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(td) (Entered: 04/03/2018)
2018-04-02SUMMONS (3) Issued as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (td) (Entered: 04/03/2018)
2018-04-182RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION served on 4/4/18, RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 4/4/18., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 4/4/2018. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 5/4/2018.) (td) (Entered: 04/19/2018)
2018-05-023NOTICE of Appearance by Denise M. Clark on behalf of All Defendants (Clark, Denise) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
2018-05-024ANSWER to 1 Complaint by FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. (Attachments: # 1 Supplement)(Clark, Denise) (Entered: 05/02/2018)
2018-05-035ORDER: Advising pro se Plaintiff of his obligation to follow the FRCP, Local Rules and orders of the court. Failure to adhere to these rules or orders may result in dismissal of this action. The Clerk of the Court shall mail a copy of this order to: CHRIS WRIGHT, 4020 Washington Boulevard, Suite 301, Arlington, VA 22201. (See order for further details). Signed by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan on 5/3/18. (DJS) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-03MINUTE ORDER SETTING SCHEDULING CONFERENCE: A Scheduling Conference is hereby set for 5/22/18 at 11:15 a.m. in Courtroom 9. No later than 5/18/18 the parties shall file their joint Report of the Parties' Planning Meeting, pursuant to Rule 26(f) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Local Civil Rule 16.3. The Report shall include a proposed Scheduling Order in the format found on Judge Chutkan's court webpage, along with any proposed changes which shall be highlighted. On the same day that the parties file their Rule 26 report and proposed Scheduling Order, the parties shall also email a Word version of the proposed order to Chambers. When proposing deadlines, the parties shall avoid proposing a schedule that contains submission of simultaneous dispositive cross-motions. In addition to the requirements under the Federal and Local Rules, the parties' report shall contain a succinct summary of the case and the statutory basis for all causes of action and defenses. Counsel who attend the Scheduling Conference must be sufficiently familiar with the case to answer any questions which arise and hold the authority to make stipulations and admissions about all matters that can reasonably be anticipated for discussion. Parties are encouraged to attend, but are not required to do so. Separate Reports will be stricken, sua sponte. The Clerk of the Court shall mail a copy of this order to: CHRIS WRIGHT, 4020 Washington Boulevard, Suite 301, Arlington, VA 22201. Signed by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan on 5/3/18. (DJS) (Entered: 05/03/2018)
2018-05-04Set/Reset Hearings: Scheduling Conference set for 5/22/2018 at 11:15 AM before Judge Tanya S. Chutkan. (tb) (Entered: 05/04/2018)
2018-05-186Joint STATUS REPORT by FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Clark, Denise) (Entered: 05/18/2018)
2018-05-18MINUTE ORDER: Having considered the parties' Joint Status Report 6 , it is hereby ordered that the parties shall file another joint report and proposed order by August 27, 2018. Signed by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan on 5/18/18. (DJS) (Entered: 05/18/2018)
2018-05-21Set/Reset Deadlines: Joint Status Report due by 8/27/2018. (tb) (Entered: 05/21/2018)
2018-05-21MINUTE ORDER: The Scheduling Conference previously set for 5/22/18 at is hereby vacated. Signed by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan on 5/21/18. (DJS) (Entered: 05/21/2018)
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