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Case TitleVoice of San Diego v. Federal Communications Commission et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2020cv00990
Date Filed2020-05-29
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Janis L. Sammartino
PlaintiffVoice of San Diego
Case DescriptionVoice of San Diego submitted a FOIA request to the Federal Aviation Administration and the Federal Communications Commission for records concerning applications filed proposing and seeking permission to test drone technologies in the skies of California. Voice of San Diego also requested expedited processing and a fee waiver. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the request and asked Voice of San Diego to narrow its request. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Voice of San Diego filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees, Expedited processing, Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Public Interest Fee Waiver

DefendantFederal Communications Commission
DefendantFederal Aviation Administration
DefendantU.S. Department of Transportation
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2020-05-291COMPLAINT against Federal Aviation Administration, Federal Communications Commission, U.S. Department of Transportation ( Filing fee $ 400 receipt number ACASDC-13936348.), filed by Voice of San Diego. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit A, # 3 Exhibit B, # 4 Exhibit C, # 5 Exhibit D) The new case number is 3:20-cv-990-JLS-NLS. Judge Janis L. Sammartino and Magistrate Judge Nita L. Stormes are assigned to the case. (Burke, Thomas)(smd) (sjt). (Entered: 05/29/2020)
2020-05-292Summons Issued. Counsel receiving this notice electronically should print this summons and serve it in accordance with Rule 4, Fed.R.Civ.P and LR 4.1. (smd) (Entered: 05/29/2020)
2020-05-293NOTICE of Party With Financial Interest by Voice of San Diego . No Parties With Financial Interest. (Burke, Thomas) (jpp). (Entered: 05/29/2020)
2020-06-024NOTICE of Appearance by Monder Khoury on behalf of Voice of San Diego (Khoury, Monder)Attorney Monder Khoury added to party Voice of San Diego(pty:pla) (jpp). (Entered: 06/02/2020)
2020-07-025SUMMONS Returned Executed by Voice of San Diego. U.S. Department of Transportation served. (Khoury, Monder) (Entered: 07/02/2020)
2020-07-026SUMMONS Returned Executed by Voice of San Diego. Federal Aviation Administration served. (Khoury, Monder) (Entered: 07/02/2020)
2020-07-027SUMMONS Returned Executed by Voice of San Diego. Federal Communications Commission served. (Khoury, Monder) (Entered: 07/02/2020)
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