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FOIA Activity: 6 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on January 18th, 2024

We have added 6 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between December 17, 2023 and December 23, 2023. These are associated with 6 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 3:2022cv07182Center for Investigative Reporting et al v. United States Department of Labor

    • December 22, 2023: ORDER REGARDING [34] , [39] MOTIONS FOR SUMMARY JUDGMENT. Signed by Judge William Alsup.(whalc4, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/22/2023)
  2. CAN 3:2022cv07663Lindsay-Poland v. United States Department of Justice et al

    • December 19, 2023: ORDER by Judge Edward M. Chen denying in part [32] Defendants' Motion for Summary Judgment; granting in part [35] Plaintiff's Motion for Summary Judgment. The Court remands for further proceedings consistent with this decision. The Court also stays further proceedings in this suit pending the remand. (emclc2, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/19/2023)

    • December 22, 2023: MEMORANDUM OPINION & ORDER. On October 16, 2023, the D.C. Circuit remanded this case "with instructions to consider whether vacatur of the district court's orders filed July 19, 2023 and July 20, 2023 is warranted." Order at 1, Dkt. 28-1. Upon consideration of the parties' submissions and arguments, the Court concludes that vacatur of its July 19, 2023 and July 20, 2023 orders is not warranted. See text for details. Signed by Judge Dabney L. Friedrich on December 22, 2023. (lcdlf2)
  4. MA 1:2019cv12564American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts et al v. United States Department of Homeland Security et al

    • December 19, 2023: Magistrate Judge Judith G. Dein: ORDER entered. MEMORANDUM OF DECISION AND ORDER on Cross-Motions for Summary Judgment. For all the reasons detailed herein, the Defendants' "Motion for Summary Judgment" (Docket No. [100] ) is ALLOWED, a nd the "Plaintiffs' Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment" (Docket No. [105] ) is DENIED. This court concludes that the Defendants have properly applied Exemption 7(E) with respect to each of the challenged redactions and have properly discharged their burden under FOIA. (Thomson, Katherine)
  5. NCW 3:2023cv00423Tepe v. Corker et al

    • December 18, 2023: ORDER denying Plaintiff's [117] Motion to Strike Motion For Sanctions (ECF No. 106-108) And Motion For Joinder (ECF No. 112 & 114) And Notice Of Claims Against Jill Walters, Tonya Urps, McGuireWoods LLP, Robert Marcus And Their Respective Clients. Signed by US Magistrate Judge David Keesler on 12/18/2023. (Pro se litigant served by US Mail.)(mek)
  6. NV 2:2023cv01939Richardson v. Department of Homeland Security et al

    • December 21, 2023: ORDER granting ECF No. [14] Stipulation for Extension of Time. Response/answer re ECF No. [1] is due by January 5, 2024. Signed by Magistrate Judge Brenda Weksler on 12/21/2023. (Copies have been distributed pursuant to the NEF – DLS)

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