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Case TitleCouncil on American Islamic Relations - Washington v. United States Customs and Border Protection et al
DistrictWestern District of Washington
CitySeattle
Case Number2:2020cv00217
Date Filed2020-02-12
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Ricardo S. Martinez
PlaintiffCouncil on American-Islamic Relations-Washington
Case DescriptionThe Council on American-Islamic Relations - Washington submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for records concerning changes in the policies for screening individuals entering the United States in the Washington area. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, CAIR - Washington filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantUnited States Customs and Border Protection
DefendantUnited States Department of Homeland Security
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
Complaint attachment 3
Complaint attachment 4
Opinion/Order [9]
Opinion/Order [14]
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2020-02-121COMPLAINT against All Defendants (Receipt # AWAWDC-6143464) Attorney Aaron Korthuis added to party Council on American Islamic Relations - Washington(pty:pla), filed by Council on American Islamic Relations - Washington. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons, # 3 Summons, # 4 Summons)(Korthuis, Aaron) (Entered: 02/12/2020)
2020-02-13Judge Ricardo S. Martinez added. (GT) (Entered: 02/13/2020)
2020-02-132Summonses Electronically Issued as to defendants United States Customs and Border Protection and United States Department of Homeland Security. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons)(GT) (Entered: 02/13/2020)
2020-02-13NOTICE Pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P 7.1, Council on American Islamic Relations - Washington must file a Corporate Disclosure Statement by 2/20/2020. (GT) (Entered: 02/13/2020)
2020-02-133CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT indicating no Corporate Parents and/or Affiliates. Filed pursuant to Fed.R.Civ.P 7.1. Filed by Council on American Islamic Relations - Washington (Adams, Matt) (Entered: 02/13/2020)
2020-02-204ORDER REGARDING INITIAL DISCLOSURES AND JOINT STATUS REPORT Joint Status Report due by 4/2/2020, FRCP 26f Conference Deadline is 3/19/2020, Initial Disclosure Deadline is 3/26/2020, by Judge Ricardo S. Martinez. (LW) (Entered: 02/20/2020)
2020-03-065AFFIDAVIT of Mailing of Summons and Complaint to United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, United States Attorney General, Civil Process Clerk for the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of Washington on 2/14/2020, filed by Plaintiff Council on American Islamic Relations - Washington. (Adams, Matt) (Entered: 03/06/2020)
2020-03-096NOTICE of Appearance by attorney Michelle R. Lambert on behalf of Defendants United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. (Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 03/09/2020)
2020-03-187STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER to ext initial scheduling deadlines by parties (Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 03/18/2020)
2020-03-188ANSWER to 1 Complaint, by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 03/18/2020)
2020-03-199STIPULATION AND ORDER re parties' 7 Stipulation. FRCP 26f Conference Deadline is 4/2/2020, Initial Disclosure Deadline is 4/9/2020, Joint Status Report due by 4/16/2020. Signed by Judge Ricardo S. Martinez. (PM) (Entered: 03/19/2020)
2020-04-0610STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER for relief from Rule 26 deadlines by parties (Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 04/06/2020)
2020-04-0911STIPULATION AND ORDER for relief from Rule 26 deadlines re parties' 10 Stipulation. The parties stipulate and agree, and respectfully request that the Court vacate the Rule 26 deadlines (Dkt. No. 9 ), and allow the parties to submit a briefing schedule for dispositive motions within the next two weeks. Signed by Judge Ricardo S. Martinez. (TH) (Entered: 04/09/2020)
2020-04-2012NOTICE of Intent to Amend the Complaint ; filed by Plaintiff Council on American Islamic Relations - Washington. (Korthuis, Aaron) (Entered: 04/20/2020)
2020-05-0113STIPULATION AND PROPOSED ORDER by parties (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Korthuis, Aaron) (Entered: 05/01/2020)
2020-05-0114STIPULATION AND ORDER directing Plaintiff to file its proposed First Amended Complaint per parties' 13 Stipulation. Signed by Judge Ricardo S. Martinez. (PM) (Entered: 05/01/2020)
2020-05-0115AMENDED COMPLAINT against defendant(s) United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security, filed by Council on American Islamic Relations - Washington.(Korthuis, Aaron) (Entered: 05/01/2020)
2020-05-0116DECLARATION of Sydney Maltese re 15 Amended Complaint by Plaintiff Council on American Islamic Relations - Washington (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A, # 2 Exhibit B, # 3 Exhibit C, # 4 Exhibit D, # 5 Exhibit E, # 6 Exhibit F, # 7 Exhibit G)(Korthuis, Aaron) (Entered: 05/01/2020)
2020-05-1217ANSWER to 15 Amended Complaint by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(Lambert, Michelle) (Entered: 05/12/2020)
2020-05-1518Stipulated MOTION and Proposed Order to Set Briefing Schedule , filed by Plaintiff Council on American-Islamic Relations-Washington. Noting Date 5/15/2020, (Korthuis, Aaron) (Entered: 05/15/2020)
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