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Case TitleWilson v. Federal Bureau Of Investigation
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2020cv10324
Date Filed2020-12-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Lewis A. Kaplan
PlaintiffJohn Wilson
Case DescriptionJohn Wilson submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning himself. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency located 21 responsive pages and disclosed 10 pages. Wilson filed an administrative appeal. The agency upheld its original decision. Wilson then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Vaughn index, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantFederal Bureau Of Investigation
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2020-12-081COMPLAINT against Federal Bureau Of Investigation. (Filing Fee $ 402.00, Receipt Number ANYSDC-22935584)Document filed by John Wilson. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1, # 2 Exhibit 2, # 3 Exhibit 3, # 4 Exhibit 4, # 5 Exhibit 5, # 6 Exhibit 6, # 7 Exhibit 7, # 8 Exhibit 8).(Rankin, David) (Entered: 12/08/2020)
2020-12-082CIVIL COVER SHEET filed..(Rankin, David) (Entered: 12/08/2020)
2020-12-083FILING ERROR - SUMMONS REQUEST PDF ERROR - REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, re: 1 Complaint,. Document filed by John Wilson..(Rankin, David) Modified on 12/9/2020 (jgo). (Entered: 12/08/2020)
2020-12-09CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Lewis A. Kaplan. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at . .(jgo) (Entered: 12/09/2020)
2020-12-09Magistrate Judge Stewart D. Aaron 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: . (jgo) (Entered: 12/09/2020)
2020-12-09Case Designated ECF. (jgo) (Entered: 12/09/2020)
2020-12-09***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY REGARDING DEFICIENT REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS. Notice to Attorney David Bruce Rankin to RE-FILE Document No. 3 Request for Issuance of Summons. The filing is deficient for the following reason(s): the PDF attached to the docket entry for the issuance of summons is not correct; the FOIA summons form must be used. Re-file the document using the event type Request for Issuance of Summons found under the event list Service of Process - select the correct filer/filers - and attach the correct summons form PDF. (jgo) (Entered: 12/09/2020)
2020-12-094REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, re: 1 Complaint,. Document filed by John Wilson..(Rankin, David) (Entered: 12/09/2020)
2020-12-105ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Federal Bureau Of Investigation..(dnh) (Entered: 12/10/2020)
2020-12-106ORDER REFERRING CASE TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE: Order that case be referred to the Clerk of Court for assignment to a Magistrate Judge for General Pretrial (includes scheduling, discovery, non-dispositive pretrial motions, and settlement) and Dispositive Motion (i.e., motion requiring a Report and Recommendation), All such motions. Referred to Magistrate Judge Stewart D. Aaron. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Lewis A. Kaplan on 12/10/2020) (jca) (Entered: 12/10/2020)
2020-12-297SUMMONS RETURNED EXECUTED. Federal Bureau Of Investigation served on 12/29/2020, answer due 1/19/2021. Service was made by Mail. Document filed by John Wilson..(Rankin, David) (Entered: 12/29/2020)
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