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Case TitleSouthern Environmental Law Center v. Mulvaney
DistrictWestern District of Virginia
CityCharlottesville
Case Number3:2018cv00037
Date Filed2018-05-30
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeSenior Judge Glen E. Conrad
PlaintiffSouthern Environmental Law Center
Case DescriptionThe Southern Environmental Law Center submitted a FOIA request to OMB for records concerning the implementation of a Trump administration Executive Order on management of federal lands. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, SELC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantMick Mulvaney in his official capacity as Director of the Office of Management and Budget
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Opinion/Order [24]
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2018-05-301COMPLAINT against Mick Mulvaney (Filing & Administrative fee $ 400; 0423-2906462.), filed by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit 1)(jcj)
2018-05-302Negative Corporate Disclosure Statement by Southern Environmental Law Center (jcj)
2018-05-303Electronic Summons Issued as to Mick Mulvaney NOTICE TO COUNSEL: Please print copies of the electronically issued summons for each defendant as necessary to effectuate service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. (jcj)
2018-05-304MOTION for Kimberley Hunter to Appear Pro Hac Vice. by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Butler, Morgan)
2018-05-305MOTION for Sam Evans to Appear Pro Hac Vice. by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Butler, Morgan)
2018-05-306ORDER granting 4 MOTION for Kimberley C. Hunter to Appear Pro Hac Vice Attorney Kimberley Claire Hunter for Southern Environmental Law Center added. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 5/30/18. (jcj)
2018-05-307ORDER granting 5 MOTION for Samuel E. Evans to Appear Pro Hac Vice Attorney Samuel E. Evans for Southern Environmental Law Center added. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 5/30/18. (jcj)
2018-07-038Joint MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer by Mick Mulvaney. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Winn, Sara)
2018-07-039ORDER granting Joint 8 Motion for Extension of Time to Answer re 1 Complaint Mick Mulvaney answer due 8/6/2018.. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 7/3/18. (hnw)
2018-08-0610ANSWER to Complaint 1 by Mick Mulvaney.(Winn, Sara)
2018-08-0611Joint MOTION for Summary Judgment Briefing Schedule by Mick Mulvaney. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Winn, Sara)
2018-08-1712ORDER granting 11 Motion to adjust summary judgment filing deadlines as noted herein. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 08/17/2018. (ssm) (ssm).
2018-09-0513MOTION for Summary Judgment by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Attachments: # 1 Memorandum in Support, # 2 Exhibit Exhibits 1-7)(Hunter, Kimberley)
2018-09-0614Magistrate Consent Notice to Parties. (hnw)
2018-10-0115MOTION for Extension of Time to File Response/Reply to Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment by Mick Mulvaney. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Winn, Sara)
2018-10-0216ORDER granting 15 Unopposed Motion to Modify Briefing Schedule. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 10/2/18. (hnw)
2018-10-1717MOTION for Extension of Time to File by Mick Mulvaney. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Winn, Sara)
2018-10-1718RESPONSE in Opposition re 17 MOTION for Extension of Time to File . filed by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Hunter, Kimberley)
2018-10-2419Order Referring Case to Magistrate Judge Joel C. HoppeMotion to Extend Time referred to Joel C. Hoppe. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 10/24/2018. (ssm)
2018-10-2520ORDER granting in part and denying in part 17 Motion for Extension of Time. The briefing schedule is MODIFIED as follows: Defendant's brief in opposition/cross motion due November 5, 2018; Plaintiff's reply/response to cross motion due November 19, 2018; and Defendant's reply to his cross motion due November 26, 2018. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joel C. Hoppe on 10/25/18. (hnw)
2018-11-0521Brief / Memorandum in Opposition re 13 MOTION for Summary Judgment . filed by Mick Mulvaney. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4)(Winn, Sara)
2018-11-1922REPLY to Response to Motion re 13 MOTION for Summary Judgment and Response to Defendant's Cross Motion for Summary Judgment . filed by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Hunter, Kimberley)
2018-11-2623REPLY to Response to Motion re 13 MOTION for Summary Judgment . filed by Mick Mulvaney. (Winn, Sara)
2019-09-2524MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 9/25/19. (jcj)
2019-09-2525ORDER denying without prejudice cross motions at MOTION for Summary Judgment 13 filed by Southern Environmental Law Center, Brief / Memorandum in Opposition 21 filed by Mick Mulvaney; GRANTING plaintiff's alternative request to engage in limited discovery; DIRECTING the parties to confer within 14 days regarding the identification of deponents, or as set forth in the order; and within 14 days thereof, DIRECTING the parties to file a joint report summarizing their respective positions, and including any deadlines for briefing, with the understanding that the parties shall conclude discovery within 45 days, of entry of this order and Cross SJ Motions refilled 21 days thereafter, unless both sides agree to a different schedule. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 09/25/2019. (ssm)
2019-10-2126STATUS REPORT by Southern Environmental Law Center (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order Plaintiff's Proposed Order, # 2 Text of Proposed Order Defendant's Proposed Order)(Hunter, Kimberley)
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