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Case TitleKuzma v. U. S. Department of Justice
DistrictWestern District of New York
Case Number1:2019cv00597
Date Filed2019-05-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeHon. Richard J. Arcara
PlaintiffMichael Kuzma
Case DescriptionMichael Kuzma submitted FOIA requests to the Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys and the U.S. Attorney for South Dakota for records concerning Ray Robinson. The agency acknowledged receipt of the requests. The agencies then denied the request. Kuzma filed an administrative appeal. The agency acknowledged receipt of the administrative appeal. Kuzma also filed an administrative appeal to the Office of Information Policy for the USASD denial. That appeal was denied by OIP but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Kuzma filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU. S. Department of Justice
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2019-05-081COMPLAINT against U. S. Department of Justice $ 400 receipt number 0209-3445452, filed by Michael Kuzma. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Irwin, Daire) (Entered: 05/08/2019)
2019-05-10Case assigned to Hon. Richard J. Arcara. Notification to Chambers of on-line civil case opening. (SG) (Entered: 05/10/2019)
2019-05-10AUTOMATIC REFERRAL to Mediation The ADR Plan is available for download at (Entered: 05/10/2019)
2019-05-10Notice of Availability of Magistrate Judge: A United States Magistrate of this Court is available to conduct all proceedings in this civil action in accordance with 28 U.S.C. 636c and FRCP 73. The Notice, Consent, and Reference of a Civil Action to a Magistrate Judge form (AO-85) is available for download at (SG) (Entered: 05/10/2019)
2019-05-102Summons Issued as to U. S. Department of Justice.(SG) (Entered: 05/10/2019)
2019-05-253AFFIDAVIT of Service for Summons and Complaint served on Mark Witzleben on May 16, 2019, filed by Michael Kuzma. (Irwin, Daire) (Entered: 05/25/2019)
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