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FOIA Activity: 5 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on August 28th, 2023

We have added 5 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between August 13, 2023 and August 19, 2023. These are associated with 5 FOIA cases pending in federal district court. Note that because there can be delays between the date a decision is made and when it shows up on PACER, this listing includes only decisions that appeared on PACER during this period.

Click on the date to view the full text of the decision. Click on a case title below to view other details for that case, including links to the docket report and complaint.

  1. CAN 3:2023cv02302Manuel v. The United States

    • August 15, 2023: ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE. Show Cause Response due by 9/11/2023. Signed by Magistrate Judge Sallie Kim on 8/15/2023. (mkl, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 8/15/2023) Any non-CM/ECF Participants have been served by First Class Mail to the addresses of record listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF)

    • August 18, 2023: MEMORANDUM OPINION GRANTING Defendant's [23] Motion for Summary Judgment; GRANTING Plaintiff's [28] Motion to Amend/Correct; and DENYING as moot Plaintiff's [30] Motion for CM/ECF Password. An [32] Order consistent with this Memorandum Opinion will be issued contemporaneously.Signed by Judge Reggie B. Walton on 8/18/2023. (psu3)

    • August 17, 2023: MEMORANDUM OPINION regarding defendant's [27] Motion to Dismiss Or, In the Alternative, For Summary Judgment and plaintiff's [28] Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Beryl A. Howell on August 17, 2023. (lcbah4)
  4. NYS 1:2020cv07182Buff v. United States of America et al

    • August 17, 2023: ORDER: This above-captioned case is ordered dismissed pursuant to Federal Rule 4(m) of Civil Procedure for improper service, Rule 41 (b) for failure to timely prosecute, and as moot in light of this Court's decision granting summary judgment in the related case of United States of America v. Carolyn Buff, No. 19 Civ. 5549 (GBD) (JW). The Clerk of Court is hereby ORDERED to close the above-captioned case. The Clerk of Court is also directed to mail this Order to pro se Plaintiff at her last address of record. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge George B. Daniels on 8/17/2023) (ama)
  5. WAW 2:2020cv00674Human Rights Defense Center v. United States Department of Justice et al

    • August 16, 2023: ORDER granting Defendants' [42] Motion for Stay Pending Review of Final Judgment. The Court hereby stays its "Order Re: Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment" (ECF No. [33] ), only insofar as the SJ Order requires the DEA to disclose the n ames of alleged tortfeasors/wrongdoers who are DEA employees. This stay shall remain in effect through the conclusion of any appeal or until the deadline to file a notice of appeal lapses without an appeal being taken. Signed by Judge John H. Chun. (SB)

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