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Case TitleCitizens Commission on Human Rights v. United States Food and Drug Administration
DistrictCentral District of California
CityWestern Division - Los Angeles
Case Number2:2018cv05320
Date Filed2018-06-14
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Consuelo B. Marshall
PlaintiffCitizens Commission on Human Rights
Case DescriptionThe Citizens Commission on Human Rights submitted a FOIA request to the FDA for records concerning communications between the agency and MECTA, a medical device manufacturer of electro-convulsive therapy devices. The FDA acknowledged receipt of the request and one year later asked CCHR if it still wanted the records. CCHR confirmed that it was still interested. After hearing nothing further, CCHR filed an administrative appeal but after hearing nothing further from the agency, CCHR filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Food and Drug Administration
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2018-06-141COMPLAINT Receipt No: 0973-21931961 - Fee: $400, filed by Plaintiff Citizens Commission on Human Rights. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B) (Attorney Kendrick L Moxon added to party Citizens Commission on Human Rights(pty:pla))(Moxon, Kendrick) (Entered: 06/14/2018)
2018-06-142CIVIL COVER SHEET filed by Plaintiff Citizens Commission on Human Rights. (Moxon, Kendrick) (Entered: 06/14/2018)
2018-06-143Request for Clerk to Issue Summons on Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Plaintiff Citizens Commission on Human Rights. (Moxon, Kendrick) (Entered: 06/14/2018)
2018-06-144NOTICE of Interested Parties filed by plaintiff Citizens Commission on Human Rights, (Moxon, Kendrick) (Entered: 06/14/2018)
2018-06-155NOTICE OF ASSIGNMENT to District Judge Consuelo B. Marshall and Magistrate Judge Jean P. Rosenbluth. (car) (Entered: 06/15/2018)
2018-06-15660 DAY Summons Issued re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 as to Defendant United States Food and Drug Administration. (car) (Entered: 06/15/2018)
2018-06-187STANDING ORDER by Judge Consuelo B. Marshall: READ THIS ORDER CAREFULLY. IT CONTROLS THIS CASE AND MAY DIFFER IN SOME RESPECTS FROM THE LOCAL RULES. (see document for further details) (bm) (Entered: 06/18/2018)
2018-09-218STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Answer to 10/01/2018 re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Defendant United States Food and Drug Administration. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Extending Time to Respond to Complaint)(Attorney Jason K Axe added to party United States Food and Drug Administration(pty:dft))(Axe, Jason) (Entered: 09/21/2018)
2018-10-019STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Answer to 10/15/2018 re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Defendant United States Food and Drug Administration. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Extending Time to Respond to Complaint)(Axe, Jason) (Entered: 10/01/2018)
2018-10-0210ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT 9 by Judge Consuelo B. Marshall: IT IS SO ORDERED that Defendant shall have an extension of time, up to and including October 15, 2018, within which to answer, plead, or otherwise respond to Plaintiff's Complaint. (bm) (Entered: 10/03/2018)
2018-10-1611STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Answer to 11/05/2018 re Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 , Order Extending Answer Due Deadline, 10 filed by Defendant United States Food and Drug Administration. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Extending Time to Respond to Complaint)(Axe, Jason) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
2018-10-1712ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT 11 granting Stipulation by Judge Consuelo B. Marshall: IT IS SO ORDERED that Defendant shall have an extension of time, up to and including November 5, 2018, within which to answer, plead, or otherwise respond to Plaintiff's Complaint. (bm) (Entered: 10/18/2018)
2018-11-0513STIPULATION for Extension of Time to File Answer to 11/19/2018 re Order Extending Answer Due Deadline, 12 , Complaint (Attorney Civil Case Opening), 1 filed by Defendant United States Food and Drug Administration. (Attachments: # 1 Proposed Order Extending Time to Respond to Complaint)(Axe, Jason) (Entered: 11/05/2018)
2018-11-0614ORDER EXTENDING TIME TO RESPOND TO COMPLAINT 13 by Judge Consuelo B. Marshall: IT IS SO ORDERED that Defendant shall have an extension of time, up to and including November 19, 2018, within which to answer, plead, or otherwise respond to Plaintiff's Complaint. (bm) (Entered: 11/08/2018)
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