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Case TitleVolovets v. Trump et al
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2020cv08504
Date Filed2020-10-13
Date Closed2020-10-15
JudgeJudge Lewis J. Liman
PlaintiffNaum I. Volovets
Case DescriptionNaum Volovets filed suit against President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and others for failing to disclose information about a treaty with Ukraine pertaining to investments. This is not a FOIA case.
Complaint issues: FOIA mentioned only tangentially

DefendantDonald J. Trump U.S. President
DefendantMike Pompeo Secretary of State
DefendantWilliam Barr U.S. Attorney General
DefendantKristina Kvien U.S. Amabassador to Ukraine
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2020-10-131COMPLAINT against William Barr, Kristina Kvien, Mike Pompeo, Donald J. Trump. (Filing Fee $ 400.00, Receipt Number 465401268110)Document filed by Naum I. Volovets.(rdz) Modified on 10/16/2020 (sac). (Entered: 10/14/2020)
2020-10-13Case Designated ECF. (rdz) (Entered: 10/14/2020)
2020-10-13Magistrate Judge Gabriel W. Gorenstein 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: . (rdz) (Entered: 10/14/2020)
2020-10-132PRO SE CONSENT TO RECEIVE ELECTRONIC SERVICE. The following party: Naum Volovets consents to receive electronic service via the ECF system. Document filed by Naum I. Volovets. (rdz) Modified on 10/16/2020 (sac). (Entered: 10/14/2020)
2020-10-13SUMMONS ISSUED as to William Barr, Kristina Kvien, Mike Pompeo, Donald J. Trump..(rdz) (Entered: 10/14/2020)
2020-10-154TRANSFER ORDER: Plaintiff has consented to electronic service of Court documents. (ECF 2.) The Court directs the Clerk of Court to transfer this action to the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. This order closes this action. The Court certifies, pursuant to 28 U.S.C § 1915(a)(3), that any appeal from this order would not be taken in good faith, and therefore in forma pauperis status is denied for the purpose of an appeal. See Coppedge v. United States, 369 U.S. 438, 444-45 (1962). SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Lewis J. Liman on 10/15/2020) (va) Transmission to Office of the Clerk of Court for processing. (Entered: 10/15/2020)
2020-10-15CASE TRANSFERRED OUT ELECTRONICALLY from the U.S.D.C. Southern District of New York to the United States District Court - District of Eastern District of New York. (va) (Entered: 10/22/2020)
2020-10-22Received e-mail from the United States District Court - Eastern District of New York acknowledging receipt of transferred case. Assigned Case Number: 1:20-cv-05082, filed on 10/22/2020. (sjo) (Entered: 10/22/2020)
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