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Case TitleWood v. Federal Bureau of Investigation
DistrictWestern District of Texas
CityAustin
Case Number1:2020cv00869
Date Filed2020-08-19
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Robert Pitman
PlaintiffJames Dante Wood
Case DescriptionJames Wood submitted two FOIA requests to the FBI for records concerning the 1993 kidnapping of Polly Klaas from her home in Petaluma, California. Wood alleged that the agency denied the records based on privacy concerns but did not cite any exemption. Wood then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantFederal Bureau of Investigation
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Complaint
Complaint attachment 1
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2020-08-191COMPLAINT (Filing fee $ 400 is DUE.), filed by James Dante Wood. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet and Envelope)(cj) (Entered: 08/19/2020)
2020-08-19Case assigned to Judge Robert Pitman. CM WILL NOW REFLECT THE JUDGE INITIALS AS PART OF THE CASE NUMBER. PLEASE APPEND THESE JUDGE INITIALS TO THE CASE NUMBER ON EACH DOCUMENT THAT YOU FILE IN THIS CASE. (cj) (Entered: 08/19/2020)
2020-08-19CASE REFERRED to Magistrate Judge Mark Lane. (cj) (Entered: 08/19/2020)
2020-08-192Case Opening Letter mailed to James Dante Wood. (cj) (Entered: 08/19/2020)
2020-08-193ORDER that Plaintiff, within thirty (30) days of the filing of this Order, must submit either the filing fee of $400.00 or a completed application to proceed in forma pauperis. Signed by Judge Mark Lane. (Attachments: # 1 IFP)(cj) (Entered: 08/19/2020)
2020-08-264MOTION to Proceed in forma pauperis by James Dante Wood.. Motions referred to Judge Mark Lane. (dl) (Entered: 08/27/2020)
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