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Case TitleAmerican Civil Liberties Union Foundation v. Department of Justice et al
DistrictNorthern District of California
CitySan Francisco
Case Number3:2020cv09284
Date Filed2020-12-22
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Charles R. Breyer
PlaintiffAmerican Civil Liberties Union Foundation
DefendantDepartment of Justice
DefendantFederal Bureau of Investigation
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2020-12-221COMPLAINT against All Defendants ( Filing fee $ 402, receipt number 0971-15354581.). Filed byAmerican Civil Liberties Union Foundation. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit FOIA request, # 2 Exhibit United States v. Conerly Order, # 3 Civil Cover Sheet)(Granick, Jennifer) (Filed on 12/22/2020) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2020-12-222Certificate of Interested Entities by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation (Granick, Jennifer) (Filed on 12/22/2020) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2020-12-223Proposed Summons. (Granick, Jennifer) (Filed on 12/22/2020) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2020-12-224NOTICE of Appearance by Jennifer Stisa Granick (Granick, Jennifer) (Filed on 12/22/2020) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2020-12-225MOTION for leave to appear in Pro Hac Vice ( Filing fee $ 317, receipt number 0971-15355039.) filed by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. (Demas, Arianna) (Filed on 12/22/2020) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2020-12-226Case assigned to Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley. 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 1/5/2021. (bwS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/22/2020) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2020-12-227Summons Issued as to Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation. (elyS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/22/2020) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2020-12-228Initial Case Management Scheduling Order with ADR Deadlines: Case Management Statement due by 3/18/2021. Initial Case Management Conference set for 3/25/2021 01:30 PM in San Francisco, Courtroom E, 15th Floor. (elyS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/22/2020) (Entered: 12/22/2020)
2020-12-309CONSENT/DECLINATION to Proceed Before a US Magistrate Judge by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation.. (Granick, Jennifer) (Filed on 12/30/2020) (Entered: 12/30/2020)
2020-12-3010CLERK'S NOTICE OF IMPENDING REASSIGNMENT TO A U.S. DISTRICT COURT JUDGE: The Clerk of this Court will now randomly reassign this case to a District Judge because either (1) a party has not consented to the jurisdiction of a Magistrate Judge, or (2) time is of the essence in deciding a pending judicial action for which the necessary consents to Magistrate Judge jurisdiction have not been secured. You will be informed by separate notice of the district judge to whom this case is reassigned. ALL HEARING DATES PRESENTLY SCHEDULED BEFORE THE CURRENT MAGISTRATE JUDGE ARE VACATED AND SHOULD BE RE-NOTICED FOR HEARING BEFORE THE JUDGE TO WHOM THIS CASE IS REASSIGNED. This is a text only docket entry; there is no document associated with this notice. (ahm, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/30/2020) (Entered: 12/30/2020)
2020-12-3111ORDER REASSIGNING CASE. Case reassigned using a proportionate, random, and blind system pursuant to General Order No. 44 to Judge Charles R. Breyer for all further proceedings. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley no longer assigned to case, Notice: The assigned judge participates in the Cameras in the Courtroom Pilot Project. See General Order No. 65 and Signed by Clerk on 12/31/2020. (Attachments: # 1 Notice of Eligibility for Video Recording)(mbcS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/31/2020) (Entered: 12/31/2020)
2021-01-0412SUMMONS Returned Executed (FOIA) by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Department of Justice served on 1/4/2020, answer due 2/3/2020. (Granick, Jennifer) (Filed on 1/4/2021) (Entered: 01/04/2021)
2021-01-0413SUMMONS Returned Executed (FOIA) by American Civil Liberties Union Foundation. Federal Bureau of Investigation served on 1/4/2020, answer due 2/3/2020. (Granick, Jennifer) (Filed on 1/4/2021) (Entered: 01/04/2021)
2021-01-0514ORDER by Judge Charles R. Breyer: Granting 5 Motion for Pro Hac Vice, Arianna Marie Demas. (lsS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 1/5/2021) (Entered: 01/05/2021)
2021-01-0515NOTICE of Appearance by Jacob Adam Snow (Snow, Jacob) (Filed on 1/5/2021) (Entered: 01/05/2021)
2021-01-0516NOTICE of Appearance by Arianna Marie Demas (Demas, Arianna) (Filed on 1/5/2021) (Entered: 01/05/2021)
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