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Case TitleAmerican Civil Liberties Union v. Department of Health and Human Services
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2019cv00903
Date Filed2019-01-30
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Edgardo Ramos
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union
Case DescriptionThe ACLU submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Health and Human Services for records concerning changes to the Title X family planning program. The ACLU also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the ACLU filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDepartment of Health and Human Services
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2019-01-301COMPLAINT against Department of Health and Human Services. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number ANYSDC-16264587)Document filed by American Civil Liberties Union. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E)(Amiri, Brigitte) (Entered: 01/30/2019)
2019-01-302CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (Amiri, Brigitte) (Entered: 01/30/2019)
2019-01-303RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by American Civil Liberties Union.(Amiri, Brigitte) (Entered: 01/30/2019)
2019-01-304REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Department of Health and Human Services, re: 1 Complaint,. Document filed by American Civil Liberties Union. (Amiri, Brigitte) (Entered: 01/30/2019)
2019-01-31***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY REGARDING CIVIL CASE OPENING STATISTICAL ERROR CORRECTION: Notice to attorney Brigitte Adrienne Amiri. The following case opening statistical information was erroneously selected/entered: Jurisdiction code 3 (Federal Question); County code Albany; Fee Status code due (due);. The following correction(s) have been made to your case entry: the Jurisdiction code has been modified to 2 (U.S. Government Defendant); the County code has been modified to New York; the Fee Status code has been modified to pd (paid);. (jgo) (Entered: 01/31/2019)
2019-01-31CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Edgardo Ramos. 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 . (jgo) (Entered: 01/31/2019)
2019-01-31Magistrate 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 . (jgo) (Entered: 01/31/2019)
2019-01-31Case Designated ECF. (jgo) (Entered: 01/31/2019)
2019-01-315ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Department of Health and Human Services. (jgo) (Entered: 01/31/2019)
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