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Case TitleSouthern Environmental Law Center et al v. Miranda et al
DistrictWestern District of Virginia
CityCharlottesville
Case Number3:2019cv00017
Date Filed2019-03-19
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeSenior Judge Glen E. Conrad
PlaintiffSouthern Environmental Law Center
PlaintiffDefenders of Wildlife
Case DescriptionThe Southern Environmental Law Center to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for records concerning changes in Region Four's policies for de-listing or downgrading species. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency provided a partial response of 42 pages, but after hearing nothing further from the agency, SELC filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantLeopoldo Miranda in his official capacity as Director of Region Four of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service
DefendantJames Kurth in his official capacity as Deputy Director Exercising the Authority of the Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service
DefendantDaniel Jorjani in his official capacity as Principal Deputy Solicitor Exercising the Authority of Solicitor, the head of the Office of the Solicitor, an agency within the Department of the Interior
DefendantDavid Bernhardt in his official capacity as Acting Secretary of the Department of the Interior
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2019-03-191COMPLAINT against David Bernhardt, Daniel Jorjani, James Kurth, Leopoldo Miranda (Filing & Administrative fee $ 400 paid by e-receipt no. 0423-3101552), filed by Southern Environmental Law Center, Defenders of Wildlife. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9, # 10 Civil Cover Sheet)(hnw) (Entered: 03/20/2019)
2019-03-199Negative Corporate Disclosure Statement by Southern Environmental Law Center (hnw) (Entered: 03/21/2019)
2019-03-202Electronic Summons Issued as to David Bernhardt, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. NOTICE TO COUNSEL: Please print copies of the electronically issued summons for each defendant as necessary to effectuate service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Issued, # 2 Summons Issued)(hnw)
2019-03-203Electronic Summons Issued as to Daniel Jorjani, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. NOTICE TO COUNSEL: Please print copies of the electronically issued summons for each defendant as necessary to effectuate service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Issued, # 2 Summons Issued)(hnw)
2019-03-204Electronic Summons Issued as to James Kurth, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. NOTICE TO COUNSEL: Please print copies of the electronically issued summons for each defendant as necessary to effectuate service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Issued, # 2 Summons Issued)(hnw)
2019-03-205Electronic Summons Issued as to Leopoldo Miranda, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. NOTICE TO COUNSEL: Please print copies of the electronically issued summons for each defendant as necessary to effectuate service under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4. (Attachments: # 1 Summons Issued, # 2 Summons Issued)(hnw)
2019-03-216AMENDED COMPLAINT against All Defendants, filed by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8, # 9 Exhibit 9)(Butler, Morgan)
2019-03-217MOTION for Samuel Evans to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0423-3103013. by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order on Motion for Admission pro hac vice)(Butler, Morgan)
2019-03-218MOTION for Kimberley Hunter to Appear Pro Hac Vice. Filing fee $ 100, receipt number 0423-3103029. by Southern Environmental Law Center. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order on Motion for Admission pro hac vice)(Butler, Morgan)
2019-03-2110ORDER granting 8 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice Attorney Kimberley Claire Hunter for Southern Environmental Law Center added. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 3/21/19. (hnw)
2019-03-2111ORDER granting 7 MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice Attorney Samuel Edward Evans for Southern Environmental Law Center added. Signed by Senior Judge Glen E. Conrad on 3/21/2019. (hnw)
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