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Case TitleThe New York Times Company v. Department of Defense et al
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2019cv09821
Date Filed2019-10-24
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Vernon S. Broderick
PlaintiffThe New York Times Company
Case DescriptionThe New York Times submitted FOIA requests to a number of components of the Department of Defense as well as the Office of the Director of National Intelligence for records pertaining to Appendix M of the Army Field Manual, which limits the use of torture in interrogation. The New York Times also requested a fee waiver. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests. After hearing nothing further from the agencies, the New York Times filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantDepartment of Defense
DefendantOffice of the Director of National Intelligence
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2019-10-241FILING ERROR - DEFICIENT PLEADING - SIGNATURE ERROR - COMPLAINT against Department of Defense, Office of the Director of National Intelligence. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number ANYSDC-17827342)Document filed by The New York Times Company.(McCraw, David) Modified on 10/24/2019 (jgo). (Entered: 10/24/2019)
2019-10-242RULE 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: 10/24/2019)
2019-10-243CIVIL COVER SHEET filed. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 10/24/2019)
2019-10-244COMPLAINT against Department of Defense, Office of the Director of National Intelligence. Document filed by The New York Times Company.(McCraw, David) (Entered: 10/24/2019)
2019-10-245REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Department of Defense, re: 4 Complaint. Document filed by The New York Times Company. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 10/24/2019)
2019-10-246REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Office of the Director of National Intelligence, re: 4 Complaint. Document filed by The New York Times Company. (McCraw, David) (Entered: 10/24/2019)
2019-10-247NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Alexandra Perloff-Giles on behalf of The New York Times Company. (Perloff-Giles, Alexandra) (Entered: 10/24/2019)
2019-10-25CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Vernon S. Broderick. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at http://nysd.uscourts.gov/judges/District . 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 http://nysd.uscourts.gov/ecf_filing.php . (jgo) (Entered: 10/25/2019)
2019-10-25Magistrate Judge Sarah L. Cave 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: http://nysd.uscourts.gov/forms.php . (jgo) (Entered: 10/25/2019)
2019-10-25Case Designated ECF. (jgo) (Entered: 10/25/2019)
2019-10-258ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Department of Defense. (jgo) (Entered: 10/25/2019)
2019-10-259ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Office of the Director of National Intelligence. (jgo) (Entered: 10/25/2019)
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