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DistrictDistrict of Columbia
CityWashington, DC
Case Number1:2024cv00101
Date Filed2024-01-10
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Randolph D. Moss
doing business as WASHINGTON POST
Case DescriptionThe Washington Post submitted a FOIA request to the FBI for records concerning the six-year-old investigation into the shooting death Bijan Ghaisar by two Park Officers on the George Washington Parkway. The FBI acknowledged receipt of the request but after hearing nothing further from the agency, the Washington Post filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

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2024-01-101COMPLAINT against FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION ( Filing fee $ 405 receipt number ADCDC-10610876) filed by WP COMPANY LLC d/b/a The Washington Post. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A - request, # 2 Exhibit B - response, # 3 Civil cover sheet, # 4 Summons to FBI, # 5 Summons to US Attorney General, # 6 Summons to US Attorney for the District of Columbia)(Tobin, Charles) (Attachment 3 replaced on 1/11/2024) (zcb). (Entered: 01/10/2024)
2024-01-102NOTICE OF RELATED CASE by WP COMPANY LLC d/b/a The Washington Post. Case related to Case No. 24-cv-70. (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 01/10/2024)
2024-01-103LCvR 26.1 CERTIFICATE OF DISCLOSURE of Corporate Affiliations and Financial Interests by WP COMPANY LLC d/b/a The Washington Post (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 01/10/2024)
2024-01-11Case Assigned to Judge Randolph D. Moss. (zcb) (Entered: 01/11/2024)
2024-01-114SUMMONS (3) Issued Electronically as to FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General (Attachments: # 1 Notice and Consent)(zcb) (Entered: 01/11/2024)
2024-01-115STANDING ORDER: The parties are hereby ORDERED to comply with the directives set forth in the attached Standing Order. See document for details. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 1/11/2024. (lcrdm1) (Entered: 01/11/2024)
2024-01-166RETURN OF SERVICE/AFFIDAVIT of Summons and Complaint Executed as to the United States Attorney. Date of Service Upon United States Attorney on 1/12/2024. Answer due for ALL FEDERAL DEFENDANTS by 2/11/2024. (Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 01/16/2024)
2024-01-177MOTION for Leave to Appear Pro Hac Vice :Attorney Name- Isabella Salomao Nascimento, Filing fee $ 100, receipt number ADCDC-10623267. Fee Status: Fee Paid. by WP COMPANY LLC.. (Attachments: # 1 Declaration of Applicant, # 2 Certificate of Good Standing, # 3 Proposed Order)(Tobin, Charles) (Entered: 01/17/2024)
2024-01-18MINUTE ORDER: Upon consideration of Plaintiff's Motion for Admission Pro Hac Vice, Dkt. 7 , it is hereby ORDERED that the motion is GRANTED. Isabella Salomo Nascimento is hereby granted leave to appear pro hac vice in this case. Counsel should register for e-filing via PACER and file a notice of appearance pursuant to LCvR 83.6(a)/LCrR 44.5(a). Click for Instructions . Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 1/18/2024. (lcrdm1) (Entered: 01/18/2024)
2024-01-228NOTICE of Appearance by Isabella Salomao Nascimento on behalf of WP COMPANY LLC. (Salomao Nascimento, Isabella) (Entered: 01/22/2024)
2024-02-129NOTICE of Appearance by Stephen DeGenaro on behalf of FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION (DeGenaro, Stephen) (Entered: 02/12/2024)
2024-02-1210ANSWER to Complaint by FEDERAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION.(DeGenaro, Stephen) (Entered: 02/12/2024)
2024-02-16MINUTE ORDER: It is hereby ORDERED that, on or before March 15, 2024, the parties shall confer and file a joint status report addressing (1) any documents still to be produced pursuant to FOIA; (2) an anticipated schedule for processing and producing any such documents; and (3) any substantive areas of disagreement between the parties. It is further ORDERED that the parties shall appear for an Initial Scheduling Conference on March 22, 2024, at 2:00 p.m. in Courtroom 8. Signed by Judge Randolph D. Moss on 2/16/2024. (lcrdm1) (Entered: 02/16/2024)
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