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Case TitleKoch et al. v. U.S. Department of Justice
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2022cv03712
Date Filed2022-05-06
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Paul A. Engelmayer
PlaintiffWilliam I. Koch
PlaintiffBradley Goldstein
Case DescriptionWilliam Koch and Bradley Goldstein, a writer specializing in wine, submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice for records concerning the investigation of Rudy Kruniawan. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and denied it in full under Exemption 6 (invasion of privacy) and Exemption 7(C) (invasion of privacy concerning law enforcement records). Koch and Goldstein filed an administrative appeal. EOUSA denied the appeal. Koch and Goldstein then filed suit.
Complaint issues: Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Department of Justice
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2022-05-061COMPLAINT against U.S. Department of Justice. (Filing Fee $ 402.00, Receipt Number ANYSDC-26114007)Document filed by William I. Koch, Bradley Goldstein. (Clopper, John) (Entered: 05/06/2022)
2022-05-062CIVIL COVER SHEET filed..(Clopper, John) (Entered: 05/06/2022)
2022-05-063REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to U.S. Department of Justice, re: 1 Complaint. Document filed by Bradley Goldstein, William I. Koch..(Clopper, John) (Entered: 05/06/2022)
2022-05-09CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Lewis J. Liman. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at . Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at . .(gp) (Entered: 05/09/2022)
2022-05-09Magistrate Judge Jennifer Willis is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: . (gp) (Entered: 05/09/2022)
2022-05-09Case Designated ECF. (gp) (Entered: 05/09/2022)
2022-05-094ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to U.S. Department of Justice..(gp) (Entered: 05/09/2022)
2022-05-10NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT to Judge Paul A. Engelmayer. Judge Lewis J. Liman is no longer assigned to the case. (vba) (Entered: 05/10/2022)
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