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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2018cv02004
Date Filed2018-08-27
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Timothy J. Kelly
Case DescriptionTodd Shepherd submitted a FOIA request to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau for records concerning phone logs for agency employee LeAndra English from November 2017 to March 2018. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and provided Shepherd six pages with redactions under Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy). Shepherd filed an administrative appeal, which was denied. Shepherd then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2018-08-271COMPLAINT against CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number 0090-5659687) filed by TODD SHEPHERD. (Attachments: # 1 Summons U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, # 2 Summons U.S. Attorney General, # 3 Summons Consumer Financial Protection Bureau)(Peterson, James) (Additional attachment(s) added on 8/28/2018: # 4 Civil Cover Sheet) (zsth). (Entered: 08/27/2018)
2018-08-272ENTERED IN ERROR.....CIVIL COVER SHEET by TODD SHEPHERD re 1 Complaint, filed by TODD SHEPHERD. Related document: 1 Complaint, filed by TODD SHEPHERD.(Peterson, James) (Entered: 08/27/2018)
2018-08-27Case Assigned to Judge Timothy J. Kelly. (zsth) (Entered: 08/28/2018)
2018-08-283SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zsth) (Entered: 08/28/2018)
2018-08-28NOTICE OF CORRECTED DOCKET ENTRY: Docket Entry 2 Cover Sheet was entered in error and will not be refiled (now attached to 1 Complaint). (znmw) (Entered: 09/07/2018)
2018-09-054RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 9/4/2018. ( Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 10/4/2018.), RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed on United States Attorney General. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney General 9/4/2018., RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed. CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU served on 9/4/2018 (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Cristina Rotaru)(Peterson, James) (Entered: 09/05/2018)
2018-09-135NOTICE of Appearance by April Denise Seabrook on behalf of All Defendants (Seabrook, April) (Entered: 09/13/2018)
2018-10-046ANSWER to Complaint and Affirmative Defenses by CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION BUREAU.(Seabrook, April) (Entered: 10/04/2018)
2018-10-04MINUTE ORDER: Before the Court in this FOIA case are a complaint and an answer. It is hereby ORDERED that the parties shall meet, confer, and file a joint proposed schedule for briefing or disclosure by October 18, 2018. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 10/4/2018. (lctjk1) (Entered: 10/04/2018)
2018-10-167PROPOSED BRIEFING SCHEDULE by TODD SHEPHERD. (Peterson, James) (Entered: 10/16/2018)
2018-10-17MINUTE ORDER: In light of the parties' 7 Proposed Briefing Schedule, it is hereby ORDERED that the following schedule will govern further proceedings: (1) Defendant shall file its motion for summary judgment by November 19, 2018; (2) Plaintiff shall file his opposition to Defendant's motion and cross-motion by December 19, 2018; (3) Defendant shall file its opposition to Plaintiff's cross-motion and reply in support of its motion by January 22, 2019; and (4) Plaintiff shall file his reply in support of his cross-motion by January 30, 2019. Signed by Judge Timothy J. Kelly on 10/17/2018. (lctjk1) (Entered: 10/17/2018)
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