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Case TitleThe New York Times Company et al v. Department of Defense
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2019cv05779
Date Filed2019-06-20
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge George B. Daniels
PlaintiffThe New York Times Company
PlaintiffCarol Rosenberg
Case DescriptionNew York Times reporter Carol Rosenberg submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Defense for records concerning the command investigation report on Rear Admiral John Ring, who had been fired as commander of the prison at Guantanamo Bay. Rosenberg also requested expedited processing. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and denied Rosenberg's request for expedited processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, the New York Times and Rosenberg filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDepartment of Defense
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2019-06-201COMPLAINT against Department of Defense. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number ANYSDC-17116450)Document filed by The New York Times Company, Carol Rosenberg.(McCraw, David) (Entered: 06/20/2019)
2019-06-202CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 06/20/2019)
2019-06-203RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. Identifying Other Affiliate Blackrock, Inc. for The New York Times Company. Document filed by The New York Times Company.(McCraw, David) (Entered: 06/20/2019)
2019-06-204REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Department of Defense, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Carol Rosenberg, The New York Times Company. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 06/20/2019)
2019-06-205NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Dana Robinson Green on behalf of Carol Rosenberg, The New York Times Company. (Green, Dana) (Entered: 06/20/2019)
2019-06-21CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge George B. Daniels. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at . 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 . (pc) (Entered: 06/21/2019)
2019-06-21Magistrate Judge James L. Cott 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: . (pc) (Entered: 06/21/2019)
2019-06-21Case Designated ECF. (pc) (Entered: 06/21/2019)
2019-06-216ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Department of Defense. (pc) (Entered: 06/21/2019)
2019-06-247INITIAL PRETRIAL CONFERENCE: Initial Conference set for 11/7/2019 at 09:30 AM in Courtroom 11A, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 before Judge George B. Daniels, as further set forth in this order. (Signed by Judge George B. Daniels on 6/21/2019) (jwh) (Entered: 06/24/2019)
2019-07-188NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Talia Kraemer on behalf of Department of Defense. (Kraemer, Talia) (Entered: 07/18/2019)
2019-07-189LETTER addressed to Judge George B. Daniels from Talia Kraemer dated 7/18/2019 re: Request for extension of time to respond to complaint. Document filed by Department of Defense.(Kraemer, Talia) (Entered: 07/18/2019)
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