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Case TitleFriends of Animals v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service
DistrictDistrict of Colorado
CityDenver
Case Number1:2019cv02807
Date Filed2019-10-01
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang
PlaintiffFriends of Animals
Case DescriptionFriends of Animals submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for records concerning applications to import African elephant trophies from Zimbabwe and Zambia, particularly applications that were issued or denied. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, Friends of Animals filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantUnited States Fish and Wildlife Service an agency of the United States
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2019-10-011COMPLAINT against United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Filing fee $ 400,Receipt Number 1082-6923791)Attorney Jennifer E. Best added to party Friends of Animals(pty:pla), filed by Friends of Animals. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons)(Best, Jennifer) (Entered: 10/01/2019)
2019-10-012Case assigned to Judge Robert E. Blackburn and drawn to Magistrate Judge S. Kato Crews. Text Only Entry. (rsams, ) (Entered: 10/02/2019)
2019-10-023SUMMONS issued by Clerk. (Attachments: # 1 Magistrate Judge Consent Form) (rsams, ) (Entered: 10/02/2019)
2019-10-024MEMORANDUM RETURNING CASE by Senior Judge Blackburn. This case is randomly reassigned to Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang. All future pleadings should be designated as 19-cv-02807-NYW. (athom, ) (Entered: 10/02/2019)
2019-10-025Magistrate Judge consent form issued pursuant to D.C.COLO.LCivR 40.1, direct assignment of civil actions to full time magistrate judges. (athom, ) (Entered: 10/02/2019)
2019-10-166MINUTE ORDER by Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang on 10/16/19. Consent Form due by 11/21/2019. Status Conference set for 12/5/2019 10:30 AM in Courtroom A 502 before Magistrate Judge Nina Y. Wang. (nmarb, ) (Entered: 10/16/2019)
2019-10-187SUMMONS Returned Executed upon defendant(s) United States Fish and Wildlife Service served on 10/7/2019, answer due 12/6/2019. (Best, Jennifer) (Entered: 10/18/2019)
2019-10-318STIPULATION for Extension of Time to Answer or Respond to the Complaint by Defendant United States Fish and Wildlife Service. United States Fish and Wildlife Service answer due 11/20/2019. (Dickey, Lauren) (Entered: 10/31/2019)
2019-11-189Unopposed MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer or Otherwise Respond re 1 Complaint, by Defendant United States Fish and Wildlife Service. (Dickey, Lauren) (Entered: 11/18/2019)
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