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Case TitleOsen LLC v. United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2018cv06066
Date Filed2018-07-03
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Paul G. Gardephe
PlaintiffOsen LLC
Case DescriptionOsen LLC, a law firm representing servicemembers and families of servicemembers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan by Iranian-backed terrorists, submitted two FOIA requests to the Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security for records of investigations into entities alleged to have provided material support. Osen paid $2,400 in search fees. The agency told Osen that it had located 240 pages responsive to one request and 21 pages response to the other request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Osen LLC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security
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2018-07-031COMPLAINT against United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 0208-15283767)Document filed by Osen LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7)(Friedman, William) (Entered: 07/03/2018)
2018-07-032CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (Friedman, William) (Entered: 07/03/2018)
2018-07-033RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by Osen LLC.(Friedman, William) (Entered: 07/03/2018)
2018-07-034REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, re: 1 Complaint,. Document filed by Osen LLC. (Friedman, William) (Entered: 07/03/2018)
2018-07-05CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Paul G. Gardephe. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judges/District . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/ecf_filing.php . (vf) (Entered: 07/05/2018)
2018-07-05Magistrate Judge Debra C. Freeman is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: http://nysd.uscourts.gov/forms.php . (vf) (Entered: 07/05/2018)
2018-07-05Case Designated ECF. (vf) (Entered: 07/05/2018)
2018-07-055NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Michael Jacob Radine on behalf of Osen LLC. (Radine, Michael) (Entered: 07/05/2018)
2018-07-056ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security. (vf) (Entered: 07/05/2018)
2018-07-067NOTICE OF PRETRIAL CONFERENCE: Initial Conference set for 11/8/2018 at 10:30 AM in Courtroom 705, 40 Centre Street, New York, NY 10007 before Judge Paul G. Gardephe. (As further set forth in this Order.) (Signed by Judge Paul G. Gardephe on 7/6/2018) (cf) (Entered: 07/06/2018)
2018-07-258AFFIDAVIT OF SERVICE (FOIA CASE). United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security served on 7/10/2018, answer due 8/9/2018. Service was accepted by Haojin Li, Legal Clerk. Document filed by Osen LLC. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3)(Friedman, William) (Entered: 07/25/2018)
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