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Case TitleFriends of Animals v. United States Fish and Wildlife Service
DistrictDistrict of Colorado
Case Number1:2020cv02588
Date Filed2020-08-26
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix
PlaintiffFriends of Animals
Case DescriptionFriends of Animals submitted a FOIA request to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services for records concerning permit applications, permits, and related records pertaining to import or re-export of queen conch. 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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2020-08-261COMPLAINT For Declaratory And Injunctive Relief against United States Fish and Wildlife Service (Filing fee $ 400,Receipt Number 1082-7455735)Attorney Courtney Renee McVean added to party Friends of Animals(pty:pla), filed by Friends of Animals. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Summons Requested Upon The Attorney General, # 3 Summons Requested Upon U.S. FWS, # 4 Summons Requested Upon The U.S. Attorney)(McVean, Courtney) (Entered: 08/26/2020)
2020-08-262Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Kristen L. Mix. Text Only Entry. (alave, ) (Entered: 08/26/2020)
2020-08-263SUMMONS issued by Clerk. (Attachments: # 1 Summons, # 2 Summons, # 3 Magistrate Judge Consent Form) (alave, ) (Entered: 08/26/2020)
2020-09-214NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Logan Ann Steiner on behalf of United States Fish and Wildlife ServiceAttorney Logan Ann Steiner added to party United States Fish and Wildlife Service(pty:dft) (Steiner, Logan) (Entered: 09/21/2020)
2020-09-215NOTICE of Entry of Appearance by Jennifer E. Best on behalf of Friends of AnimalsAttorney Jennifer E. Best added to party Friends of Animals(pty:pla) (Best, Jennifer) (Entered: 09/21/2020)
2020-09-216STIPULATION for Extension of Time to Answer or Respond to the Complaint (Joint) by Defendant United States Fish and Wildlife Service. United States Fish and Wildlife Service answer due 10/21/2020. (Steiner, Logan) (Entered: 09/21/2020)
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