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Case TitleKoltys v. Saul, et al.
DistrictNorthern District of California
CitySan Francisco
Case Number3:2020cv08700
Date Filed2020-12-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeMagistrate Judge Sallie Kim
PlaintiffHenry Koltys
Case DescriptionHenry Koltyn, an administrative law judge for the Social Security Administration in Santa Barbara, California, submitted FOIA requests to the Social Security Administration and the Department of Homeland Security for records concerning the investigation of Koltyn for carrying a permitted gun while at work. The agencies acknowledged receipt of the requests but after the agencies failed to respond, Koltyn filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Adequacy - Search, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantAndrew M. Saul Commissioner of Social Security
DefendantChad F. Wolf Homeland Security, Actiing Secretary
Complaint attachment 1
Complaint attachment 2
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2020-12-091COMPLAINT against All Defendants (Filing fee $402, receipt number 0971-15294195). Filed by Henry Koltys. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit Exhibits A-K, # 2 Civil Cover Sheet)(Herrick, Steven) (Filed on 12/9/2020) (Entered: 12/09/2020)
2020-12-092Proposed Summons. (Herrick, Steven) (Filed on 12/9/2020) (Entered: 12/09/2020)
2020-12-093Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim. Counsel for plaintiff or the removing party is responsible for serving the Complaint or Notice of Removal, Summons and the assigned judge's standing orders and all other new case documents upon the opposing parties. For information, visit E-Filing A New Civil Case at Standing orders can be downloaded from the court's web page at Upon receipt, the summons will be issued and returned electronically. Counsel is required to send chambers a copy of the initiating documents pursuant to L.R. 5-1(e)(7). A scheduling order will be sent by Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF) within two business days. Consent/Declination due by 12/23/2020. (haS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/9/2020) (Entered: 12/09/2020)
2020-12-094Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 3/8/2021. Initial Case Management Conference set for 3/15/2021 at 1:30 PM in San Francisco, Courtroom C, 15th Floor. (jlgS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/9/2020) (Entered: 12/09/2020)
2020-12-105Summons Issued as to Andrew M. Saul. (jlgS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/10/2020) (Entered: 12/10/2020)
2020-12-106Proposed Summons. (Herrick, Steven) (Filed on 12/10/2020) (Entered: 12/10/2020)
2020-12-177Summons Issued as to Chad F. Wolf. (wsnS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/17/2020) (Entered: 12/17/2020)
2020-12-228CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by Henry Koltys.. (Herrick, Steven) (Filed on 12/22/2020) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2021-01-159STIPULATION to Extend Time to Respond to Complaint filed by Andrew M. Saul, Chad F. Wolf. (Johann, Pamela) (Filed on 1/15/2021) (Entered: 01/15/2021)
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