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Case TitleKaram v. United States Department of Health and Human Services
DistrictDistrict of Arizona
CityTucson Division
Case Number4:2018cv00454
Date Filed2018-09-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Bernardo P Velasco
PlaintiffRose Ann Karam
Case DescriptionRose Ann Karam submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services for records concerning her complaint to the Office of Civil Rights. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Karam filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Recovery of Costs

DefendantUnited States Department of Health and Human Services
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2018-09-121COMPLAINT filed by Rose Ann Karam. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit B, # 2 Exhibit C, # 3 Exhibit D)(MFR) (Entered: 09/12/2018)
2018-09-122APPLICATION for Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis by Rose Ann Karam. (MFR) (Entered: 09/12/2018)
2018-09-123MOTION to Include CD of Telephone Call by Rose Ann Karam. (MFR) (Entered: 09/12/2018)
2018-09-124MOTION to Allow Electronic Filing by a Party Appearing Without an Attorney by Rose Ann Karam. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(MFR) (Entered: 09/12/2018)
2018-09-125This case has been assigned to the Honorable Bernardo P Velasco. All future pleadings or documents should bear the correct case number: CV-18-0454-TUC-BPV. Magistrate Election form attached. (MFR) (Entered: 09/12/2018)
2018-09-126NOTICE TO SELF-REPRESENTED LITIGANT re informational documents attached: (1) Notice to Self-Represented Litigant, (2) Federal Court Self-Service Clinic Flyer, (3) Fed. R. Civ. P. 5.2, and (4) Notice and Request re Electronic Noticing. (MFR) (Entered: 09/12/2018)
2018-09-127NOTICE TO THE PARTIES - The Court is participating in the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP) and this case is subject to that pilot. The key features and deadlines are set forth in the attached Notice which includes General Order 17-08. Also attached is a checklist for use by the parties. All parties must respond to the mandatory initial discovery requests set forth in the General Order before initiating any further discovery in this case. Please note: The discovery obligations in the General Order supersede the disclosures required by Rule 26(a)(1). Any party seeking affirmative relief must serve a copy of the attached documents (Notice to Parties, including General Order 17-08 and MIDP Checklist) on each new party when the Complaint, Counterclaim, Crossclaim, or Third-Party Complaint is served. (MFR) (Entered: 09/12/2018)
2018-09-128MINUTE ORDER: The Court's Notice 7 subjecting this case to the Mandatory Initial Discovery Pilot (MIDP) program is VACATED. This case will not be subject to the MIDP Pilot program requirements. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (MFR) (Entered: 09/12/2018)
2018-09-189SCHEDULING ORDER (FOIA): Defendant shall serve an answer or otherwise plead within thirty (30) days after service, unless the Court otherwise directs for good cause shown. The deadline for filing dispositive motions is six (6) months from the date the case is filed. Failure to file such a motion shall result in dismissal for lack of prosecution. Plaintiff shall serve Defendant with a copy of this Order. Signed by Magistrate Judge Bernardo P Velasco on 9/13/2018. (KEP) (Entered: 09/18/2018)
2018-09-1810ORDER the application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis, without prepayment of costs or fees or the necessity of giving security therefore is GRANTED. (Doc. 2 ). Plaintiff's Motion to Allow Electronic Filing is GRANTED. (Doc. 4 ). The party is required to complete the Electronic Case File Registration form to register as a user with the Clerk's Office and to register as a subscriber to PACER (Public Access to Electronic Records) within five (5) days of the date of this Order. Plaintiff's Motion to Include CD of Telephone Call is DENIED without prejudice. (Doc. 3 ). Signed by Magistrate Judge Bernardo P Velasco on 9/14/2018. (KEP) (Entered: 09/18/2018)
2018-09-2712Agreement to Magistrate Judge Jurisdiction. Party agrees to Magistrate Judge Jurisdiction. This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (BAC) (Entered: 09/28/2018)
2018-10-15Summons Issued in person at Customer Service Intake Counter as to United States Department of Health and Human Services. (ARC). This is a TEXT ENTRY ONLY. There is no PDF document associated with this entry. (Entered: 10/16/2018)
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