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FOIA Activity: 7 New Procedural or Substantive Decisions

by on December 11, 2013

We have added 7 decisions of a procedural or substantive nature filed between December 1, 2013 and December 7, 2013. These are associated with 7 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. CAC 2:2011cv10148ACLU Southern California v. United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement
    • December 2, 2013: JUDGMENT entered for Plaintiff and against Defendant ICE, and for Defendant DHS and against Plaintiff, and that Defendant ICE must (1) conduct a reasonable search for records responsive to Plaintiff’s request under FOIA, 5 U.S.C. § 552, (2 ) produce responsive documents without improper withholdings or redactions, and (3) provide declarations and Vaughn indices containing sufficient detail to allow Plaintiff and the Court to properly evaluate the propriety of the asserted redactions. D efendant ICE must provide a revised Vaughn index for a set of documents selected by Plaintiff withinforty-fi!
      ve days after Plaintiff notifies Defendant ICE of its selection. Defendant ICE must complete production of any responsive records located in i ts supplemental searches by February 28, 2013. No later than forty-five days after producing any responsive documents located as a result of such supplemental searches, Defendant ICE must provide a Vaughn index for any redactions to those records. Related to: Order on Motion for Summary Judgment [46] (lc)
  2. CAC 8:2012cv00980Avinash B Kulkarni v. United States Department of State USDOS
    • December 2, 2013: JUDGMENT by Judge Josephine L. Staton. Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED AND ADJUDGED:(1) Defendant is entitled to summary judgment as a matter of law; and (2) Plaintiffs complaint and action are dismissed with prejudice. (MD JS-6, Case Terminated). (twdb)
  3. CAE 2:2012cv02601Truthout v. Department of Justice
    • December 6, 2013: ORDER signed by Judge Lawrence K. Karlton on 12/6/2013 ORDERING that Plaintiff is GRANTED an enlargement of time, to and including 12/10/2013, within which to file its Opposition to Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment. (Zignago, K.)
  4. CAN 4:2012cv01013First Amendment Coalition v. U.S. Department of Justice
    • December 6, 2013: ORDER Granting [79] Stipulation. Reset Deadlines as to [66] Cross MOTION for Summary Judgment and [63] Second MOTION for Summary Judgment. Motion Hearing set for 1/23/2014 02:00 PM before Hon. Claudia Wilken. Signed by Judge Claudia Wilken on 12/6/2013. (ndr, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 12/6/2013)
  5. DC 1:2006cv01255MARINO v. DRUG ENFORCEMENT ADMINISTRATION
    • December 5, 2013: ORDER granting [77] Motion to Substitute Party. CARLOS MARINO terminated. Signed by Judge Gladys Kessler on 12/5/13. (lcgk3, )
  6. DC 1:2008cv01439NORTH v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
    • December 6, 2013: MEMORANDUM AND OPINION. Signed by Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly on 12/6/2013. (lcckk3)
  7. DC 1:2012cv01064ABRAMYAN v. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY et al
    • December 4, 2013: MEMORANDUM OPINION re [16] ORDER granting Defendants’ Motion for Summary Judgment. Signed by Judge Barbara Jacobs Rothstein on 12/4/13. (lcbjr4)
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