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FOIA Activity: 9 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by FOIA Project Staff on April 24th, 2024

We have added 9 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between February 4, 2024 and February 10, 2024. These are associated with 9 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. CAE 2:2019cv02429(PS) Graham v. U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security et al

    • February 7, 2024: ORDER signed by Magistrate Judge Jeremy D. Peterson on 2/7/2024 ORDERING that a Status Conference is SET for 2/22/2024 at 10:00 AM. The conference will be conducted via Zoom. By no later than 2/15/2024, the parties shall file status reports. (Mena-Sanchez, L)

    • February 7, 2024: MEMORANDUM OPINION denying [158] Plaintiff's Motion for Reconsideration. See document for details. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 2/7/2024. (lcrc1)

    • February 5, 2024: MEMORANDUM OPINION re [11] Partial Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Tanya S. Chutkan on 2/5/24. (lce)

    • February 9, 2024: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION. Signed by Judge Rudolph Contreras on 2/9/2024. (zrtw)
  5. MD 1:2021cv02412Bahrampour v. National Security Agency

    • February 7, 2024: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge George Levi Russell, III on 2/7/2024. (c/m 2/7/2024 ah8s, Deputy Clerk)
  6. NYS 1:2022cv08344Haitian Bridge Alliance et al v. U.S. Department of Homeland Security et al

    • February 7, 2024: OPINION & ORDER: re: [59] MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment filed by U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, [66] CROSS MOTION for Partial Summary Judgment filed by African Communities Together, UndocuBlack Network, Haitian Bridge Alliance. For the foregoing reasons, the Court GRANTS the DHS Defendants motion for partial summary judgment as it pertains to the following: Requests No. 6 and 7 should n ot be added to the May 2023 Proposal; the DHS Defendants may exercise their discretion to craft reasonable search terms for responsive records with regard to Section D of the May 2023 Proposal; and the DHS Defendants need not employ Plaintiffs propos ed record production schedule. Plaintiffs cross-motion for partial summary judgment is DENIED. The October 2021 Proposal is limited to the May 2023 Proposal, as modified by the DHS Defendants. The parties are directed to appear for a telephonic statu s conference on February 22, 2024 at 11:30 AM. The parties are directed to call (877) 411-9748 at that time and enter access code 3029857#. The Clerk of the Court is respectfully directed to terminate the motions, Docs. 59 and 66. IT IS SO ORDERED., (Telephonic Status Conference set for 2/22/2024 at 11:30 AM before Judge Edgardo Ramos.) (Signed by Judge Edgardo Ramos on 2/07/2024) (ama)
  7. NYS 1:2023cv07689Center for Constitutional Rights v. United States Department of Defense et al

    • February 5, 2024: ORDER granting [24] Letter Motion for Extension of Time to File. Application granted. (Signed by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald on 2/5/2024) (rro)
  8. WAW 2:2023cv01127Northwest Immigrant Rights Project v. United States Department of Homeland Security et al

    • February 8, 2024: ORDER Continuing Case Deadlines. Based on the representations made at the status conference as to Defendants' technological and personnel capacity, the Court ORDERS Defendants to produce the high-priority video no later than 2/16/2024, and the r emaining video by 3/8/2024. Any further extension of these production deadlines should not be expected. The parties are further ORDERED to file a joint status report no later than 3/29/2024, to propose a briefing schedule required for any motions related to Defendants' production and/or address whether any issues remain for the Court to resolve. Signed by District Judge Kymberly K. Evanson. (SB)
  9. WIW 3:2023cv00603Sherven, Matthew v. National Security Agency

    • February 5, 2024: ORDER dismissing [1] Complaint. Amended Complaint due 2/20/2024. Signed by District Judge James D. Peterson on 2/5/2024. (lam),(ps)

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