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Case TitleCenter for Biological Diversity v. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
DistrictSouthern District of Florida
CityFt Pierce
Case Number2:2019cv14243
Date Filed2019-07-15
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Robin L. Rosenberg
PlaintiffCenter for Biological Diversity
Case DescriptionThe Center for Biological Diversity submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for records concerning the agency's decision not to include the Florida Keys Mole Skunk on the endangered species list. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and subsequently acknowledged CBD's request for an estimated completion date. However, after hearing nothing further from the agency, CBD filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
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2019-07-151COMPLAINT for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief against U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Filing fees $ 400.00 receipt number 113C-11811221, filed by Center for Biological Diversity. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summon(s) U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, # 3 Summon(s) Attorney General Barr, # 4 Summon(s) U.S. Attorney Fajardo Orshan)(Bennett, Elise) (Entered: 07/15/2019)
2019-07-152Clerks Notice of Judge Assignment to Judge Robin L. Rosenberg and Magistrate Judge Shaniek M. Maynard. Pursuant to 28 USC 636(c), the parties are hereby notified that the U.S. Magistrate Judge Shaniek M. Maynard is available to handle any or all proceedings in this case. If agreed, parties should complete and file the Consent form found on our website. It is not necessary to file a document indicating lack of consent. (ebz) (Entered: 07/15/2019)
2019-07-153Summons Issued as to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Summon(s), # 2 Summon(s))(ebz) (Entered: 07/15/2019)
2019-07-174Certificate of Other Affiliates/Corporate Disclosure Statement - NONE disclosed by Center for Biological Diversity (Bennett, Elise) (Entered: 07/17/2019)
2019-07-175Plaintiff's MOTION to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing for Brian Segee. Filing Fee $ 75.00 Receipt # 113C-11822219 by Center for Biological Diversity. Responses due by 7/31/2019 (Attachments: # 1 Certification for Special Admission of Brian Segee)(Bennett, Elise) (Entered: 07/17/2019)
2019-07-186ORDER ON MOTION TO APPEAR PRO HAC VICE, CONSENT TO DESIGNATION, AND REOUEST TO ELECTRONICALLY RECEIVE NOTICES OF ELECTRONIC FILING GRANTING re 5 Motion to Appear Pro Hac Vice, Consent to Designation, and Request to Electronically Receive Notices of Electronic Filing for Attorney(s) Brian Segee. Signed by Magistrate Judge Shaniek M. Maynard on 7/18/2019. See attached document for full details. (ebz) (Entered: 07/19/2019)
2019-08-017ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF SERVICE filed by Center for Biological Diversity. (Attachments: # 1 Affidavit of Service, # 2 Exhibit to Affidavit of Service)(Bennett, Elise) (Entered: 08/01/2019)
2019-08-068ORDER SETTING STATUS CONFERENCE, CALENDAR CALL, AND TRIAL DATE, ORDER OFREQUIREMENTS, AND ORDER OF REFERENCE TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE. (Jury Trial set for 8/31/2020 09:00 AM in Fort Pierce Division before Judge Robin L. Rosenberg., Calendar Call set for 8/26/2020 09:00 AM before Judge Robin L. Rosenberg., Status Conference set for 6/17/2020 09:30 AM before Judge Robin L. Rosenberg.), ORDER REFERRING CASE to Magistrate Judge Shaniek M. Maynard for appropriate disposition of all pro hac vice motions, motions to substitute counsel and pretrial motions to discovery. Signed by Judge Robin L. Rosenberg on 8/6/2019. See attached document for full details. (ebz) Pattern Jury Instruction Builder - To access the latest, up to date changes to the 11th Circuit Pattern Jury Instructions go to https://pji.ca11.uscourts.gov or click here. (Entered: 08/07/2019)
2019-08-089ORDER SETTING DISCOVERY PROCEDURES Signed by Magistrate Judge Shaniek M. Maynard on 8/7/2019. See attached document for full details. (ebz) (Entered: 08/08/2019)
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