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Case TitleNew Civil Liberties Alliance et al v. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
DistrictSouthern District of Texas
Case Number3:2024cv00042
Date Filed2024-02-09
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Jeffrey V Brown
PlaintiffNew Civil Liberties Alliance
PlaintiffInvestor Choice Advocates Network
PlaintiffPatriot 28 LLC
PlaintiffGeorge R. Jarkesy, Jr.
Case DescriptionNew Civil Liberties Alliance submitted a FOIA request to the SEC for records concerning information pertaining to a control deficiency that the agency had learned about and publicly acknowledged. NCLA also requested a fee waiver. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request and put the NCLA request in its complex track for processing. NCLA filed an administrative appeal of the decision to put its request on the complex track for processing. After hearing nothing further from the agency, NCLA filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantU.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
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2024-02-091COMPLAINT against Securities And Exchange Commission (Filing fee $ 405 receipt number ATXSDC-31175337) filed by Patriot 28 LLC, Investor Choice Advocates Network, New Civil Liberties Alliance, George R. Jarkesy, Jr. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet Civil Cover Sheet)(Lindzen, Nathaniel) (Entered: 02/09/2024)
2024-02-092ORDER for Initial Pretrial and Scheduling Conference and Order to Disclose Interested Persons. Initial Conference set for 5/22/2024 at 09:00 AM by video before Magistrate Judge Andrew M Edison. (Signed by Judge Jeffrey V Brown) Parties notified.(VanesaAranda, 3) (Entered: 02/09/2024)
2024-02-093Request for Issuance of Summons as to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, US AG, US Attorney, filed. (Attachments: # 1 Summons SEC, # 2 Summons US AG, # 3 Summons US Attorney)(Lindzen, Nathaniel) (Entered: 02/09/2024)
2024-02-124Summons Issued as to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, U.S. Attorney and U.S. Attorney General. Issued summons returned to plaintiff by NEF, filed. (VanesaAranda, 3) (Entered: 02/12/2024)
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