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Case TitleTorres v. U.S. Department of Justice
DistrictSouthern District of New York
CityFoley Square
Case Number1:2023cv08243
Date Filed2023-09-18
Date Closed2023-12-05
JudgeJudge Laura Taylor Swain
PlaintiffWilfredo Torres
Case DescriptionWilfredo Torres submitted a FOIA request to the Department of Justice. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Torres filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit

DefendantU.S. Department of Justice
Opinion/Order [4]
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2023-09-181COMPLAINT against U.S. Department of Justice. Document filed by Wilfredo Torres. (sac) (Entered: 09/19/2023)
2023-09-182REQUEST TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS. Document filed by Wilfredo Torres. (sac) (Entered: 09/19/2023)
2023-09-18Case Designated ECF. (sac) (Entered: 09/19/2023)
2023-09-223ORDER GRANTING IFP APPLICATION: Leave to proceed in this Court without prepayment of fees is authorized. 28 U.S.C. § 1915. (Signed by Judge Laura Taylor Swain on 9/22/2023) (vn) (Entered: 09/25/2023)
2023-09-26MAILING RECEIPT: Document No: 3. Mailed to: Wilfredo Torres 470 Second Avenue Apt. 2A New York, NY 10016. (sha) (Entered: 09/26/2023)
2023-11-02NOTICE OF CASE REASSIGNMENT - SUA SPONTE to Judge Laura Taylor Swain. Judge Unassigned is no longer assigned to the case. (vba) (Entered: 11/02/2023)
2023-12-054ORDER OF DISMISSAL WITH LEAVE TO REPLEAD: The Court consolidates the actions filed under docket numbers 23-CV-4810 and 23-CV-8243, filed in forma pauperis under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(1), and dismisses the consolidated action for failure to state a claim upon which relief may be granted, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2)(B)(ii), with 30 days' leave to replead in the 23-CV-4810 action.The Court directs the Clerk of Court to terminate action number 23-CV-8243 and to hold open action under docket number 23-CV-4810, until further notice from the Court.The Court certifies, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3), that any appeal from this order would not be taken in good faith and therefore in forma pauperis status is denied for the purpose of an appeal. See Coppedge v. United States, 369 U.S. 438, 444-45 (1962).SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Laura Taylor Swain on 12/5/2023) (mml) (Entered: 12/06/2023)
2023-12-05CONSOLIDATED MEMBER CASE: Create association to 1:23-cv-04810-LTS. (mml) (Entered: 12/06/2023)
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