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Case TitleRifle Remedies, LLC et al v. Internal Revenue Service, The
DistrictDistrict of Colorado
CityDenver
Case Number1:2018cv00949
Date Filed2018-04-23
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe
PlaintiffRifle Remedies, LLC a Colorado Limited Liability Company
PlaintiffM&M Ventures, Inc. a Colorado Corporation
PlaintiffDaniel Meskin an Individual
PlaintiffKari Meskin an Individual
PlaintiffMike Miller an Individual
PlaintiffMichelle Miller an Individual
PlaintiffMedicinal Wellness Center, LLC a Colorado Limited Liability Company
PlaintiffMedicinal Oasis, LLC a Colorado Limited Liability Company
PlaintiffJudy Aragon an Individual
PlaintiffMichael Aragon an Individual
PlaintiffStanding Akimbo, LLC a Colorado Limited Liability Company
PlaintiffJohn Murphy an Individual
PlaintiffSamantha Murphy an Individual
Case DescriptionRifle Remedies, Medicinal Wellness Center, and Standing Akimbo, all of which had been audited by the IRS, submitted FOIA requests to the IRS for records concerning the Examination Division Administrative File for the audits. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests and asked the organizations to narrow the scope of their requests. The IRS told the organizations that it could not respond within the 20-day time limit. Rifle Remedies and the other organizations then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantInternal Revenue Service, The
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2018-04-231COMPLAINT against Internal Revenue Service (Filing fee $ 400,Receipt Number 1082-6066167)Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Judy Aragon(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Michael Aragon(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party M&M Ventures, Inc.(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Medicinal Oasis, LLC(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Medicinal Wellness Center, LLC(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Daniel Meskin(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Kari Meskin(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Michelle Miller(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Mike Miller(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party John Murphy(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Samantha Murphy(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Rifle Remedies, LLC(pty:pla), Attorney James David Thorburn added to party Standing Akimbo, LLC(pty:pla), filed by Michelle Miller, Standing Akimbo, LLC, Daniel Meskin, Medicinal Wellness Center, LLC, Judy Aragon, John Murphy, M&M Ventures, Inc., Medicinal Oasis, LLC, Rifle Remedies, LLC, Kari Meskin, Samantha Murphy, Michael Aragon, Mike Miller. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons IRS Summons, # 3 Summons US Attorney Summons, # 4 Summons Attorney General Summons, # 5 Exhibit Exhibit 1, # 6 Exhibit Exhibit 2, # 7 Exhibit Exhibit 3, # 8 Exhibit Exhibit 4, # 9 Exhibit Exhibit 5, # 10 Exhibit Exhibit 6, # 11 Exhibit Exhibit 7, # 12 Exhibit Exhibit 8, # 13 Exhibit Exhibit 9, # 14 Exhibit Exhibit 10, # 15 Exhibit Exhibit 11)(Thorburn, James) (Entered: 04/23/2018)
2018-04-232Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe. Text Only Entry. (rroge, ) (Entered: 04/24/2018)
2018-04-233SUMMONS issued by Clerk. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Magistrate Judge Consent Form) (rroge, ) (Entered: 04/24/2018)
2018-04-244ORDER Setting Scheduling/Planning Conference and Setting Deadline for Filing of Consent/Non-Consent Form, by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe on 4/24/2018. Consent/Non-Consent Form due on or before 7/3/2018. Scheduling/Planning Conference set for 7/17/2018 09:30 AM in Courtroom A 502 before Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe. (slibi, ) (Entered: 04/24/2018)
2018-04-245MOTION for Leave to Restrict by Plaintiffs Judy Aragon, Michael Aragon, M&M Ventures, Inc., Medicinal Oasis, LLC, Medicinal Wellness Center, LLC, Daniel Meskin, Kari Meskin, Michelle Miller, Mike Miller, John Murphy, Samantha Murphy, Rifle Remedies, LLC, Standing Akimbo, LLC. (Thorburn, James) (Entered: 04/24/2018)
2018-04-246NOTICE re 5 MOTION for Leave to Restrict by Plaintiffs Judy Aragon, Michael Aragon, M&M Ventures, Inc., Medicinal Oasis, LLC, Medicinal Wellness Center, LLC, Daniel Meskin, Kari Meskin, Michelle Miller, Mike Miller, John Murphy, Samantha Murphy, Rifle Remedies, LLC, Standing Akimbo, LLC (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 4, # 3 Exhibit 7)(Thorburn, James) (Entered: 04/24/2018)
2018-05-017MINUTE ORDER granting 5 Motion for Leave to Restrict Public Access, by Magistrate Judge Michael J. Watanabe on 5/01/2018. The Clerk is directed to place Docket Nos. 1-5, 1- 8, and 1-11 under Level 1 Restriction. The Court will accept Docket Nos. 6-1, 6-2, and 6-3 as the redacted versions of Exhibits 1, 4, and 7 to the Complaint. (slibi, ) (Entered: 05/01/2018)
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